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Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 in eleven innings in Game Two of the American League Division Series at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on October 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Angels 4-1 In 11 Innings, Take 2-0 ALDS Lead

Eric Hosmer got his souvenir home run ball back while he stood on the field for a postgame interview, Angel Stadium’s silence broken only by a small band of blue-clad fans chanting “Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!”

10/04/2014

White Sox left-hander John Danks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Ventura Faces Tough Choices In Close Games

The resurgent career of John Danks has been a nice story in this retooling season for the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Eager To Get Started For White Sox

Manager Robin Ventura calls Abreu a “compete hitter” who can go to all fields.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a three-run homer against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on July 10, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Angels Rout Cubs 13-2

Josh Hamilton hit two home runs, Albert Pujols also connected and the Los Angeles went deep a season-high five times in a 13-2 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.

07/10/2013

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hits a two-run homer off Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva in the 8th inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 4, 2013. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Bullpen Gives Up Latest Homer, Cubs Lose To Angels 4-3

The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.

06/05/2013

Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a two RBI double in the third inning against the Chicago White Sox. (Credit: Lisa Blumenfeld, Getty)

White Sox Fall To Angels 6-2

Jason Vargas scattered four hits through seven scoreless innings, Erick Aybar and Howie Kendrick each hit two-run doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels coaxed a pair of bases-loaded walks out of Jake Peavy in the fourth inning of a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

05/19/2013

Alex Rios is congratulated by teammate Adam Dunn. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Angels 5-4 With 3 Runs In 8th

Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run — his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season — and the Chicago White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight road win.

05/17/2013

Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale pitches in the 9th inning on his way to a one-hit shutout of the Los Angeles Angels on May 12, 2013. The White Sox defeated the Angels 3-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sale Throws 1-Hitter, White Sox Beat Angels 3-0

The Chicago White Sox needed a big start from ace Chris Sale, and he nearly gave them something historic.

05/13/2013

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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

Josh Hamilton. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: I’d Be Josh Hamilton’s Handler

Wait, you’re going to pay me probably six figures to travel with an MLB All-Star and make sure he’s not drinking or doing drugs? And you’re going to refer to me as a “Major League staff assistant?” Um, yes, please.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2012

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TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]

12/14/2012

Josh Hamilton

Angels, Hamilton Agree On 5-Year, $125 Million Deal

Josh Hamilton has agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Angels, according to Texas Rangers manager Jon Daniels.

670 The Score–12/13/2012

Wild Card Game - Baltimore Orioles v Texas Rangers

Orioles Knock Out 2-Time AL Champion Rangers 5-1

Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.

10/06/2012

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Cubs Adopting ‘The Epstein Approach’ At The Plate

Epstein cited “philosophical differences” that led to the firing of Rudy Jaramillo on Tuesday, and it’s obvious the lack of taking pitches and working counts was a major part of those differences.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

Bryan LaHair. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Harris: A Reason To Watch The Cubs

The past 15 games, and Bryan LaHair’s impact, have shed light to a long process of climbing to the top of the NL Central.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2012

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Video: Josh Hamilton Hits 4 Homers

Check out the video below that shows all four of Hamilton’s home runs.

670 The Score–05/09/2012

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Hamilton Belts Four Home Runs

BALTIMORE (AP) — Josh Hamilton became the 16th player to hit four home runs in a game, launching a quartet of two-run drives against three different pitchers in a history-making performance that carried the Texas […]

CBS Chicago–05/08/2012

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Holland Pitches 4 Scoreless Innings For Rangers In Win Against Cubs 12-7

Derek Holland allowed one hit in four scoreless innings, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago Cubs 12-7 Saturday in a split-squad game at Cashman Field.

03/17/2012

Josh Hamilton

Rangers’ Hamilton Confirms Alcohol Relapse

Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton had a relapse this week when he drank alcohol at a bar according to a report.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers celebrates after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 during Game Two of the MLB World Series at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Rangers Rally In 9th, Beat Cards To Even Series

Looking lost at the plate all game, Josh Hamilton and the Rangers suddenly resembled the team that bashed its way to Busch Stadium. They rallied for two runs in the ninth inning against the nearly spotless St. Louis bullpen, beat the Cardinals 2-1 Thursday night and evened things at 1-all.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011

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