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Josh Wants To Remain A Ranger

Rangers star Josh Hamilton: 'My loyalty is here'

Sunday, Feb 26, 2012  |  Updated 6:27 PM CDT
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Josh Wants To Remain A Ranger

NBC 5 News

All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton said he wants to remain a Texas Ranger.

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Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton says that even if he does become a free agent, he wants to remain with the Rangers.

On Friday, the former AL MVP said he didn't feel that he owed the Rangers. Hamilton clarified those remarks Sunday and said his loyalty is with the Rangers.  The answer was in response to a question from NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs.
   

Hamilton's contract is finished after this season. His agent and Rangers recently put off talks on a new deal after Hamilton had a relapse with alcohol. Hamilton has been troubled by drugs and alcohol throughout his professional career.
   

Hamilton has helped the Rangers win the AL pennant in each of the last two seasons.

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