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Manager: Hamilton lacks confidence

Updated: August 17, 2014, 7:11 PM ET
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The Los Angeles Angels may finally be atop the AL West, but the team is still waiting for slugger Josh Hamilton to join the party and manager Mike Scioscia says his cleanup hitter is lacking in confidence and not the same man at the plate that he was with the Texas Rangers.

"Josh is not the same as he was when we were looking in the other dugout in Texas," Scioscia said prior to Saturday's 5-4 win over the Rangers. "Right now, he's not in the batter's box with the confidence that ...

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