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MLB Predictions: One Under-the-Radar Team That Could Land Josh Hamilton
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There are plenty of teams with enough cash who will covet free agent Josh Hamilton in the upcoming offseason. But there's is one that you haven't thought of.

When Josh Hamilton and his heavy bat test the market this offseason, there will be one team willing and able to surprise baseball fans in signing Major League Baseball’s most coveted free agent.

The Texas Rangers will of course be strong players to re-sign their current star slugger, along with the usual suspects in every hot stove discussion—the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies—for no other reason than they have a ton of cash and are usually willing to spend it.

Outside of the Tigers, each of those teams is a stretch to sign the slugger. ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs, San Fransisco Giants, Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox also have potential to show major interest in Hamilton.

However, one team should covet Hamilton more than any other, and the reason why has more to do with the city it plays in than anything else.

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