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  1. What's Josh Hamilton's most memorable moment?

    Richard Durrett

    Josh Hamilton had plenty of memorable moments, both good and bad, on the field in his five seasons in Texas. So what tops your list? Choose from these (and tells us if we've forgotten one): * 2008 Home Run Derby. Hamilton mashes balls all over Yan...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  2. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton confirms scripting of life story for...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton will have his story scripted in oreder be pitched as a feature film, according to

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  3. Josh Hamilton smart to spurn HR Derby

    Richard Durrett

    I'll be honest: I would love to see Josh Hamilton try to mash balls over the huge Kansas City videoboard at the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game. But the slugger is right to decline the invitation. Hamilton's priority has to be his health. No. ...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  4. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton leaves teammates in awe after four-h...

    Richard Durrett

    Josh Hamilton's incredible four-homer, eight-RBI night leaves teammates in awe.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  5. Check out some of C.J. Wilson's photos

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson got the opportunity to photograph the Home Run Derby at Chase Field in Arizona on Monday night. He has uploaded some of those photos to his web site and you can see some of the other ones he's done (including...

    Blog | July 16, 2011
  6. C.J. Wilson adds media duties tonight

    Richard Durrett

    PHOENIX -- It will be a busy Monday night for Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson. And no, he's not going to grab a bat and compete in the State Farm Home Run Derby (though he might be tempted). In addition to tweeting for Major League Baseball (and those...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  7. 2011 All-Star Game: Juan Gonzalez tops the list of Texas Rangers ...

    Richard Durrett

    Long before Josh Hamilton, Juan Gonzalez was making his mark with the longball.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  8. Josh Hamilton considering HR Derby

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Memo to David Ortiz: If you want Josh Hamilton to hit for the American League in the Home Run Derby, give him a call. He sounds like he's interested. Hamilton, who said a few weeks ago that he wasn't going to do the Home Run De...

    Blog | July 03, 2011
  9. 2011 Home Run Derby: Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton says he'd consi...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton said Sunday that he would consider participating in the 2011 Home Run Derby in Phoenix if asked by American League captain David Ortiz.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  10. Hamilton plans to skip Home Run Derby

    Richard Durrett

    NEW YORK -- Josh Hamilton said Tuesday that he's not planning on participating in the Home Run Derby as part of the All-Star Game festivities in Phoenix next month. "I'm not going to take a chance on getting hurt or something," Hamilton said. "I d...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  11. Nelson Cruz's missile amazes teammates

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This isn't exactly a Rangers team unaccustomed to feats of strength with the bat. After all, they've had a chance to witness Josh Hamilton at batting practice and at Yankee Stadium in the Home Run Derby in 2008. And they've seen N...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  12. Hamilton didn't want to risk injury in Derby

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton admits that he was tempted to grab a bat and take some big swings as he watched the Home Run Derby participants. But he said he made the smart call in not accepting a Derby invitation this year. ...

    Blog | July 13, 2010
  13. Hamilton on Derby: 'Nothing to prove.'

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Outfielder Josh Hamilton said Tuesday that he has decided not to participate in the Home Run Derby at next month's All-Star Game. Why? "I feel like why mess up a good thing?" Hamilton said following Tuesday's 6-3 win over Pitts...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  14. Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton says he won't take part in Ho...

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton says he won't "mess with" the Home Run Derby this year.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  15. Cruz second in AL fan vote for HR derby

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, currently on the disabled list with a hamstring strain, has jumped to second among AL batters in the fan voting for the State Farm Home Run Derby. The poll is merely players the fans would like to see in the event. ...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  16. Surprise HR Derby: Smoak, Moreland, Tracy

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers will have Justin Smoak, Chad Tracy and Mitch Moreland in the home run derby as part of the FanFest at Surprise Stadium on Sunday. So if you're in Surprise, it's a good chance to see Smoak blast away. That should be fun....

    Blog | February 27, 2010