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HOUSTON - MAY 04:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers looks on from the dugout against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Does (Payroll) Size Matter? Tigers, Angels Series May Bring An Answer

Spending money does not guarantee success in sports. Ten games below .500 with MLB’s seventh-highest payroll, the Los Angeles Angels can testify to that better than most.

CBS Detroit–06/25/2013

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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

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TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]

12/14/2012

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 03: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers bats against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 3, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Tigers Should NOT Pursue Josh Hamilton

Detroit sports are a rough go these days!

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 5: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers looks at a camera crews microphone during batting practice before the American League Wild Card game against the /TEAM on October 5, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Could Hamilton Come To Detroit; Some Experts Believe So

As you might have noticed, free agency is upon us. What lies ahead for the the most coveted of those free agents?

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2012

Josh Hamilton #10 of the Texas Rangers hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 8, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Hamilton hit four home runs during the game to become the 16th player in MLB history to make the accomplishment. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Hamilton Pulling For Cabrera Triple Crown

Texas Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton said Tuesday he is rooting for Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera to win the AL Triple Crown.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 24: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after striking out in the eight inning during the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 24, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Royasl 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera Extends Hitting Streak But Loses AL Homer Lead

Miguel Cabrera added another game to his hitting streak Monday night, singling to left in the sixth inning to make it 14 games in a row in which he has at least one hit.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 27: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers smiles after losing his bat against the Detroit Tigers on June 27, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Josh Hamilton Kills Detroit, But Doesn’t Make All Time Tiger Killer Team

I’m not afraid to admit that I fear Josh Hamilton and you should too.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 25: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers loses grip of his bat against the Detroit Tigers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 25, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Hamilton Trying To Stop Dips

Josh Hamilton is trying to stop the dips — in his batting average and the chewing tobacco the Texas Rangers slugger has long used during games.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2012

Josh Hamilton #10 of the Texas Rangers hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 8, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. Hamilton hit four home runs during the game to become the 16th player in MLB history to make the accomplishment. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

In The Aftermath Of Josh Hamilton’s Four-Homer Game, The Three Most Impressive Single-Game Major League Baseball Records

12 RBI in a nine-inning game (done twice, by Mark Whiten in 1993 and Jim Bottomley in 1924, both for the Cardinals).

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2012

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