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Josh Hamilton went 0-4 in the Rangers' wild card game against the Orioles
Will he stay or will he go?
The Rangers would like to keep Josh Hamilton if he’s willing to take a lower salary. He’s getting paid more than $15 million this year, though you wouldn’t know it from the way he played the last few games of the season for the Rangers.
Hamilton batted .154 in the Rangers’ final series against Oakland that ended up knocking them out of first place in the division. He then went 0-4 in Texas’ wild card loss to the Orioles.
He’s a player any team would want on its roster; he hit 43 homers and has 128 RBI this season on a .285 BA. But with injuries and his inability to deliver in clutch games this season, teams will have to decide what he’s really worth. And chances are, it won't be $15 million annually.