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Josh Hamilton Really Wants To Stay A Texas Ranger

Hey, remember all that stuff I said about how "I don't owe the Rangers anything" a few days ago?

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Josh Hamilton tried to walk back his latest controversial remarks on Sunday, telling the assembled media before the first full squad practice that he loved being a Ranger:

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"If it does go to free agency, the first place I'm coming is here," Hamilton said. "If I owe anything, it is that." ... "I love Texas. I love my fans. I love fans of the Rangers. I love the organization. I love my teammates. I love everything about it" ... "This is where I've been. This is where my family's been, so obviously I would love to stay here more than anywhere else," he said. "First of all, they get a chance to do what they need to do to keep me here."

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