Now, Phillies fans who are hoping the former AL MVP lands in South Philadelphia have a little more reason for optimism. ESPN Texas’ Richard Durrett is reporting that Rangers general manager Jon Daniels has not even communicated with Hamilton’s agent, Mike Moye. Durrett writes,
“Daniels claimed he saw various reports the Rangers and Hamilton were close to a multiyear deal. Daniels disputed those reports, stating that outside of texting to talk about getting together at some point, he hasn't had any contact with Moye.”
Hamilton, 31, hit 43 homeruns and drove in 128 RBI while hitting .285 in 2012. He is a career .304 left-handed hitter. His troubles off the field are well documented but his production on the field is undeniable.
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