Report: Angels close to parting ways with Josh Hamilton

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The Los Angeles Angels are said to be preparing to send Josh Hamilton back to his comfort zone, the Texas Rangers.

The deal will likely involve cash considerations with no players coming to the Angels in return.

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Sources: Rangers are expected to pay around $15M of Josh Hamilton’s salary. He’s due more than $80M through 2017. Angels pay the difference.

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Eric Denton Founder: LA Angels Insider.com Twitter & Instagram @laangelsinsider Facebook.com/LAAngelsInsider/ Eric has covered the Angels for over a decade starting with Angelswin.com, and his work appeared regularly on AM830KLAA.Net. Since the Spring of 2009 he has been a regular guest on "Angel Talk" and "The Drive with Jeff Biggs & Jason Brennan" , "Angels Talk Extra Innings with Jason Brennan & Rex Hudler" and was the former co-host of "Last Call on AM830" with Jason Brennan and Jon Conti. Eric was born and raised in Orange County and resides in Costa Mesa with his wife and sons.

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