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Rangers | Josh Hamilton rehab update

Sat, 02 May 2015 10:08:43 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is expected to work out at the club's spring training facility in Arizona for approximately 10 days before beginning a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock. If all goes well, he could be activated from the disabled list during the second half of the month.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton's ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) fantasy value increased upon his return to Texas and he is worthy of being stashed in most formats. However, FantasyScore owners should avoid using him until he has proven that he can be productive at the plate again.

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Rangers | Josh Hamilton back in late May?

Fri, 01 May 2015 08:22:47 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) pleased the Rangers with his first two days of baseball activity, and he could return in late May. Hamilton reported to the team in good shape and promised to return a smarter player that avoids unnecessary risks. "It's continuing to know the situation in games, when it's important to give your body up and when it's not," Hamilton said. "I have to be smarter and keep my body off the ground as much as possible."

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton's fantasy promise improved with the move to the Texas heat. He should be stashed on the DL until he returns.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Gerry Fraley

Dodgers | Inquired about Josh Hamilton

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 19:24:33 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers asked the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim about OF Josh Hamilton before the Angels dealt the outfielder to the Texas Rangers, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The Dodgers are believed to have discussed both straight deals and three-way scenarios which would have sent Hamilton to Texas, but apparently they were unable to satisfy their cross-town rivals.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton had a no-trade clause, and he was clearly interested in returning to Texas where he has enjoyed his most success as a big leaguer. It will be interesting to see if BroHam can straighten his game out and re-emerge as a FantasyScore threat back in Arlington where he is obviously more comfortable.

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Rangers | Josh Hamilton being tested more regularly

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:44:22 -0700

Updating an ongoing story, Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) said he will be tested for drugs and alcohol five times a week. It had been three times per week previously.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is on track to return to the majors in mid to late May, and he remains a worthy stash in the majority of formats. The regularity of his testing is essentially irrelevant to his fantasy value, however, it should serve as another reminder of the risks associated with his fake stock. Still, expect a return to Texas to help Hamilton both on and off the field.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Los Angeles Times - Mike DiGiovanna

Rangers | Josh Hamilton eyeing mid-May

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:37:53 -0700

Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is expected to be activated from the disabled list in mid to late May.

Fantasy Tip: Continue to stash Hamilton in the majority of leagues and monitor his progress during his rehab. A small bounce-back season now that he has returned to Texas isn't out of the question. It is where he had his best seasons, after all. Keep your expectations in check, though.

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Rangers | Josh Hamilton to Texas official

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:35:09 -0700

The Texas Rangers acquired OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in exchange for a player to be named later and cash considerations Monday, April 27.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) is worth stashing in a DL slot in the majority of leagues, and he could have a bit of a rebound season with Texas once he returns to health. Still, there are a lot of unknowns surrounding him and his fantasy upside, so keep your expectations in check, especially early on in FantasyScore contests.

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Rangers | Josh Hamilton deal nearing completion

Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:31:28 -0700

Updating previous reports, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton's discussed trade to the Texas Rangers could be finalized Monday, April 27.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton would gain some steam returning to the Texas heat. He should be stashed on the DL in all formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jerry Crasnick

Angels | Josh Hamilton may be only player in deal

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:49:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) could be the only player involved in a trade to the Texas Rangers, with cash considerations going to the Angels.

Fantasy Tip: Expect plenty of news on the pending deal over the weekend, and none of it will significantly impact Hamilton's fantasy value. He has the potential to have a solid season, but there is also plenty of risk. Continue to stash him in the majority of formats. However, if you find your hand forced with a lineup decision, cutting bait isn't out of the question.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Los Angeles Times - Bill Shaikin

Rangers | Texas close to adding Josh Hamilton

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:04:28 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is close to being traded to the Texas Rangers, according to sources. There is still a lot of legal work to be done, but the trade is likely to be announced Monday, April 27.

Fantasy Tip: Hamilton ($2,200, 4.4% of cap) had his best years with the Rangers, and averaged 28 home runs and 101 RBI over his five years with the club. He is 34 now, though, and recovering from a shoulder injury. Fantasy owners won't know what to expect from Hamilton anytime soon, either. He is still worth stashing in the majority of formats.

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Angels | Josh Hamilton close to being traded?

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:55:39 -0700

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Josh Hamilton (shoulder) is close to being traded by the organization, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: Continue to stash Hamilton in deep mixed and AL-only leagues. However, there is no indication of what is in store for him going forward, and it isn't out of the question to cut bait if you in a roster pickle. Continue to check back for updates on Hamilton's future and where he might land. Plus, when he'll be healthy enough to return.

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