Apr 14, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT
The fallacy in which a “smart business decision” is equated with “good behavior.”
Apr 13, 2015, 9:01 PM EDT
Things are ugly between the Angels and Josh Hamilton right now, but manager Mike Scioscia hopes to have a “face-to-face” meeting with the embattled outfielder later this week.
C.J. Wilson says the Angels hired a private investigator to follow him after signing him in December 2011
Apr 12, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT
The Angels have made a bigger situation out of Josh Hamilton’s drug relapse, which has ruffled the feathers of some of Hamilton’s teammates, including C.J. Wilson. Wilson detailed the degree to which the Angels try to control players’ off-the-field behavior.
Apr 12, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT
Hamilton jerseys probably wouldn’t be a hot item right now after his performance in 2014 and offseason relapse, so this could be chalked up to a simple supply-and-demand strategy. But it feels more calculated than that given recent comments from Angels owner Arte Moreno.
Apr 11, 2015, 9:30 PM EDT
C.J. Wilson had some critical comments about how the Angels are handling the Josh Hamilton situation.
Apr 10, 2015, 10:43 PM EDT
The Angels appear to be trying to throw Hamilton under the bus. But they don’t have a legal basis to do it.
Apr 10, 2015, 8:48 PM EDT
The Angels may try to use some language in Josh Hamilton’s contract to get out of paying him.
Apr 9, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT
Rob Manfred is punting, and by doing so, he’s basically canceling an entire section of the JDA.
Apr 8, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT
A harrowing but necessary read from Jeremy Horton of The Classical.
Huston Street hired an agent for the first time since 2012 to negotiate an extension with the Angels
Apr 8, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
Street saved 17 games with a 1.71 ERA for the Angels after coming over from the Padres in mid-July.
Apr 4, 2015, 11:30 PM EDT
Josh Hamilton has supporters in the Angels’ clubhouse amid the controversy involving his relapse with drugs.
Apr 3, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT
The Angels have a lot more to answer for than Josh Hamilton does.
Apr 3, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT
This situation may get even uglier.
Apr 3, 2015, 12:06 PM EDT
An arbitrator rules that Hamilton did not fail to comply with his treatment program under the terms of the Joint Drug Agreement, meaning that Hamilton is eligible to rejoin the Angels immediately.
Apr 2, 2015, 3:22 PM EDT
Everything you need to know about the AL West in one handy, dandy package
Mar 31, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
Street is without an agent, representing himself, and has said he won’t negotiate after Opening Day.
Mar 18, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT
With Trout, all things are possible.
Mar 5, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT
Tony Clark adds that the leaks “are cowardly, undermine the integrity of our collectively bargained agreements and in some instances have been wholly inaccurate.”
Mar 5, 2015, 11:39 AM EDT
The union and the league are butting heads, but the deadlock should soon be broken.
Mar 5, 2015, 8:43 AM EDT
And the fact that they are being leaked is unconscionable
Mar 4, 2015, 10:26 PM EDT
Suspending Hamilton for a year would serve no purpose punitive systems are designed to serve. And would most likely not serve Josh Hamilton at all.
Mar 4, 2015, 9:52 PM EDT
A four-person panel appointed by Major League Baseball to decide how Josh Hamilton should be handled following his recent relapse that involved at least cocaine has reportedly reached a stalemate.
Feb 28, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT
Josh Hamilton’s punishment for using a drug of abuse may end up not being much of a punishment at all.
Feb 27, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT
But Major League Baseball is also trying to be “compassionate,” and is thus still not close to a decision.
Feb 26, 2015, 8:29 AM EDT
I am confident that Major League Baseball will help Josh Hamilton find the help he needs. I do hope, however, that whatever else they do to him does not contribute to the tendency to treat addicts as miscreants.
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