Pros and cons of Josh Hamilton
In the case of Josh Hamilton, I don't know what I'm getting.
Hamilton is in his own section, really, because his 2007 success was uncharted territory, and nobody knows what to expect. Oh, the Texas Rangers think they know, having traded a top pitching prospect a few weeks back to get this once-troubled former No. 1 draft pick. Lots of players were No. 1 picks, but this guy was the overall top pick once upon a time, brimming with talent before wasting a few years with well-documented drug and alcohol problems. A year ago I scoffed when the Cincinnati Reds acquired him via the Rule 5 draft. What chance would there be of that working out?
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