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Josh Hamilton
AVG HR RBI
.263 10 44
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-4 / 240 NFBC ADP: 323.28
Position: LFBorn: 5/21/1981 Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by Devil Rays (1999)


Latest News
Apr. 13 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia is hoping to see Hamilton when the team travels later this week to Houston, where the slugger is rehabbing from right shoulder surgery after his self-reported relapse into substance abuse. Scioscia said Monday that he's likely to connect face-to-face with Hamilton to ''see where everything is.'' The manager says he hopes Hamilton is getting the help and support he needs.
Analysis: Angels owner Arte Moreno last week indicated that Hamilton might not play for the team again. Hamilton is still owed $83 million through the 2017 season. Major League Baseball will not discipline Hamilton for his self-reported relapse after a ruling earlier this month by an arbitrator appointed under MLB's joint drug program with the players' association.
Feb. 25 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno isn't certain Hamilton will play for the team again after his latest relapse into substance abuse.
Analysis: Moreno also says the 33-year-old outfielder's contract contains language protecting the team against a relapse by Hamilton, apparently contradicting his previous statements.
Feb. 3 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET0:21 GMT8:21 5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST7:51 PM VEN4:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Hamilton could be out for two months after surgery to repair the AC joint on his right shoulder.
Analysis: The 2010 AL MVP needs surgery to fix a shoulder that has been bothering him since last September. The pain returned last week, and the club decided on surgery at the Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. Full recovery will take six to eight weeks, but Hamilton could resume baseball activities within three weeks, the Angels say.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Cin 90 298 52 87 17 2 19 47 33 65 3 3 .292 .368 .554
2008 Tex 156 624 98 190 35 5 32 130 64 126 9 1 .304 .371 .530
2009 Tex 89 336 43 90 19 2 10 54 24 79 8 3 .268 .315 .426
2010 Tex 133 518 95 186 40 3 32 100 43 95 8 1 .359 .411 .633
2011 Tex 121 487 80 145 31 5 25 94 39 93 8 1 .298 .346 .536
2012 Tex 148 562 103 160 31 2 43 128 60 162 7 4 .285 .354 .577
2013 LAA 151 576 73 144 32 5 21 79 47 158 4 0 .250 .307 .432
2014 LAA 89 338 43 89 21 0 10 44 32 108 3 3 .263 .331 .414
Career 977 3739 587 1091 226 24 192 676 342 886 50 16 .292 .352 .519

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Tex Total 16 58 9 11 1 0 5 9 11 13 4 1 .190 .319 .466
    LDS 5 18 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 6 1 0 .111 .200 .111
    LCS 6 20 6 7 1 0 4 7 8 4 3 0 .350 .536 1.000
    WS 5 20 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 .100 .143 .250
2011 Tex Total 17 70 9 19 7 0 1 13 3 8 0 0 .271 .289 .414
    LDS 4 15 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .267 .313 .333
    LCS 6 26 4 8 4 0 0 5 1 4 0 0 .308 .310 .462
    WS 7 29 4 7 2 0 1 6 1 4 0 0 .241 .258 .414
2012 Tex Total 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WC 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 LAA Total 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 37 145 18 30 8 0 6 23 14 25 4 1 .207 .272 .386


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