Players react to manager's positive test

Updated: March 18, 2010, 1:42 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- If anyone can understand what Ron Washington is going through, it's Josh Hamilton.

The Rangers slugger, who has dealt with drug and alcohol addiction problems, found out with the rest of his teammates Wednesday morning that Washington had used cocaine during the first half of last season. Players said they support their manager and have vowed not to let the issue distract them from preparing for a season with high expectations.

Washington apologized to the team ...

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