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Jon Paul Morosi on Josh Hamilton's departure from Texas.
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-- -- -- reporting for foxsports.com. Do you Los Angeles Angels sent -- and a baseball industry on Thursday. Signing free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton to wait five year 125. Million dollar contract. It was probably the single biggest piece of news of this baseball season. Not just because at Hamilton but because the team he left and the team he's going to bet that they major major swing would. In the AL west as the Rangers lose -- course -- player to their chief rival the Angels of course. Neither team actually won the AL west this year. That distinction belongs to the Oakland Athletics which only underscores just how competitive this division has begun. Now the immediate focus turns to what the Raiders can possibly do. To counteract this ball strike by the Angels the Rangers have now in a single off season. -- awaited third baseman Michael young and now -- free agents Mike Napoli and Hamilton. They need to make it big -- And they didn't do quickly they want it jumped up and from Arizona does not appear that we're likely to happen they lost out on Zack Greinke to Los Angeles Dodgers. They need to upgrade their rotation needed to upgrade their lineup now maybe even into different spot if they want to make a serious bid Edwards -- the World Series. For the third time in four seasons. But he isn't of course we know what this means they are probably the most bought it three or baseball in the laps of course you wanna talk about Cabrera infielder in Detroit. They have Hamilton. They -- they have -- out of course. It leadoff spot so it's going to be a very very exciting -- there for the Eagles. They do need to how ever perhaps upgrade that rotation which was a bit of a concern. Now and all that talk I don't know this Friday night the first weekend of the regular season very conveniently. Angel at Rangers Rangers ballpark in Arlington -- probably a hotter ticket in the Metroplex than any game at Cowboys Stadium. For fox sports that got the jump over us.