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Angels Manager Mike Scioscia is sticking with struggling Josh Hamilton
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia is sticking with struggling Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton has three hits, including two homers, in 25 at-bats against Kansas City ace James Shields, a .120 career average that would make some managers hesitant to start Hamilton in a win-or-go-home game. Not Mike Scioscia, who said Hamilton will play left field and bat seventh for the Angels in Game 3 of the American League division series against Shields and the Royals on Sunday. Many fans would prefer that Efren Navarro or Collin Cowgill play ahead of Hamilton, who is hitless in nine at-bats in the first two games of the series. But Scioscia made it clear on Saturday that he has not given up on Hamilton, who has not made solid contact in Games 1 and 2 after missing 22 of 23...

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