Popular singer Adele says in a well-circulated song that she set fire to the rain. It would have been fitting if she could have sung the national anthem before the Texas Rangers’ game Friday night.
Corey and Pat agree, it’s their best episode yet. Lots of stuff to talk about this week, including Josh Hamilton’s heroics, the resurgence of Adam Dunn, and Harper v Hamels. Plus much, much more.
While Hamilton’s statistics, awards, and achievements all add up to make a very impressive resume, they do not even begin to tell the real success story behind the lefty slugger.
Take a break from fawning over Josh Hamilton to recognize this young lad, who recently turned in the rarest of rare individual baseball achievements: the unassisted triple play.
There aren’t many players in the history of the game like Josh Hamilton. When healthy and of sound mind, few ever have been better. Even fewer have been more fun to watch. Thinking about all of this today led me to wonder what other current MLB players are Josh Hamilton All Stars — or the guys I’d pay the most to see play. It certainly wasn’t hard to come up with #2 on the list.