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Josh Hamilton could become a distraction for Angels if he returns
Josh Hamilton could become a distraction for Angels if he returns

Josh Hamilton is out of sight but not out of mind, the questions about the outfielder's status — if or when he will return, and how he might fit in if he does — hovering over the Angels like a cloud. Hamilton hasn't been with the team all spring. At the start, the Angels said he was in Houston, rehabilitating from surgery performed Feb. 4 on his right shoulder. It was later revealed that Hamilton had met with Major League Baseball officials in New York because of a relapse he suffered in his battle with substance abuse. Hamilton, 33, has a well-chronicled addiction to cocaine and alcohol, which he has acknowledged began more than a decade ago during his early...

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