Re: Angels close to deal with Josh Hamilton
Originally Posted by Chip R
True. But they weren't willing to commit to that extra year like the Angels were. They wanted him, just not bad enough.
They didn't even get a chance, though. According to Jon Daniels, they were informed that the Angels offered a fifth year and they didn't even get an opportunity to match. Perhaps they wouldn't have gone to a fifth year, but Hamilton jumped on it before the Rangers could counter.
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