Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Josh Hamilton and the morning after
Josh Hamilton's historic four-homer game in the Rangers' 10-3 win in Baltimore on Tuesday continues to be a hot topic. Here's what ESPN's national morning shows had to say about the rare feat, pitching to a batter with three homers and Hamilton's future:
ESPN Dallas' own Richard Durrett helps Colin Cowherd span the globe and discusses whether there is trepidation on the Rangers part to sign Josh Hamilton.
John Smoltz tells Mike & Mike about a pitcher's mindset facing who has already homered three times in a game.
Former GM Jim Bowden forecasts Josh Hamilton's future in Texas on The Herd and weighs in on the slugger's past.
Mike & Mike talk about baseball's rarest feats -- from 20-strikeout games to perfect games -- and the historic starts of Josh Hamilton and Matt Kemp.
It's John Kruk's turn on Mike & Mike. He breaks down Josh Hamilton's perfect swing and details why the Orioles kept pitching to him.
Ron Washington tells Scott Van Pelt that there is nothing Josh Hamilton does that surprises him at this point.
Buster Olney reflects on Josh Hamilton's historic night in Baltimore.