Sports

Josh Hamilton Hit Four Homeruns Tonight

"The Josh Hamilton relapse: What does it mean?" one headline blared, after Hamilton got drunk at a Dallas bar earlier this year. "Hamilton's slip could cost him millions," another professed. And we all thought: Sure, that makes sense. A couple teams get scared off, demand drops, price drops.

But there's some level of performance that erases that variable from Hamilton's future value. (He's in the final year of his contract.) There has to be. I don't know if four homeruns in one night does the trick, especially this early in the season. But it's definitely a start.

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