Nolan Ryan: Hamilton talks stalled

Updated: May 19, 2012, 2:37 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers president and CEO Nolan Ryan said Friday afternoon he expects the club won't provide slugger Josh Hamilton with a new contract during the season. The Rangers traditionally don't negotiate new contracts with players during the year.

However, second baseman Ian Kinsler signed a new contract during the first week of the season, only because talks were serious during the late stages of spring training.

That hasn't occurred with Hamilton.

"We haven't ...

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