Apr. 25 12:10 AM PT1:10 AM MT2:10 AM CT3:10 AM ET3:10 ET7:10 GMT15:10 12:10 AM MST2:10 AM EST2:40 AM VEN11:10 UAE2:10 AM CT-Reports that Hamilton might be traded to the Texas Rangers dominated the chatter before the game between the teams Friday night. Analysis: When asked about the reports that the move could happen in the next few days, Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he has had no discussions that Hamilton's status had changed. He said Tuesday that the left fielder was expected to be evaluated at the Angels complex this week. The former AL MVP has been recovering from shoulder surgery and missed spring training.
Apr. 13 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Hamilton is close to beginning an extended spring program in Arizona. Analysis: Hamilton, who has been recovering from surgery on Feb. 4 to repair the AC joint in his right shoulder, was visited by Scioscia in Houston last week prior to the Angels' weekend series with the Astros. Hamilton, a five-time All-Star and 2010 AL MVP, learned recently that Major League Baseball would not discipline him for his self-reported relapse into substance abuse.
Feb. 25 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET23:37 GMT7:37 4:37 PM MST6:37 PM EST7:07 PM VEN3:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno isn't certain Hamilton will play for the team again after his latest relapse into substance abuse. Analysis: Moreno also says the 33-year-old outfielder's contract contains language protecting the team against a relapse by Hamilton, apparently contradicting his previous statements.
Feb. 3 4:21 PM PT5:21 PM MT6:21 PM CT7:21 PM ET19:21 ET0:21 GMT8:21 5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST7:51 PM VEN4:21 UAE (+1)6:21 PM CT-Hamilton could be out for two months after surgery to repair the AC joint on his right shoulder. Analysis: The 2010 AL MVP needs surgery to fix a shoulder that has been bothering him since last September. The pain returned last week, and the club decided on surgery at the Texas Metroplex Institute for Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. Full recovery will take six to eight weeks, but Hamilton could resume baseball activities within three weeks, the Angels say.