Josh Hamilton Hits Four Homers –

Josh Hamilton hit four home runs in a 10-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.  Hamilton became the 16th player in Major League Baseball to hit four home runs in a game.  Hamilton almost had five homers in the game when he connected for a double to right centerfield in the third inning.  The 18 total bases is the most ever for an American League player.

Currently, Josh Hamilton leads the American League with a .406 batting average, 14 homeruns, and 36 RBI’s.  Hamilton also tops the American League in on base percentage as well as slugging percentage.  Hamilton was the American League Most Valuable Player in 2010.  The Texas Rangers star becomes a free agent at the end of the season.

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James Sutliff

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