Hamilton more short-term gain for Angels 

December, 13, 2012
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Josh HamiltonJim Cowsert/US PresswireNext time he homers, the Angels will be applauding Josh Hamilton, not watching from the other side.
The Angels' deal with Josh Hamilton, confimed as a five-year, $125 million pact, resembles the deals the Angels made last winter with Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson -- consummated in reaction to other contenders' activity, likely to boost the team substantially in the short run, and with the prospect of ending badly for the team in the contract's final years.



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