CLEVELAND (AP) – Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award.
Yet he still had to fight off nerves in his return to the majors Monday.
“It was good to get the first at-bat out of the way, I was a little nervous up there,” Hamilton said after the Rangers sixth straight win, a 10-8 victory over the Cleveland Indians. “After that, second at-bat I was feeling pretty good. It was just good to be out there. It was good to feel the energy in the dugout.”
Hamilton, slowed this season by shoulder surgery, was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk and scored a run. He also reached on a key error in the seventh inning that led to the winning run.
The 2010 AL MVP came up with…
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