DR. HQ: Preseason Report: AL Outfielders

Josh Hamilton (OF, TEX)
The Injury: Hamilton underwent surgery in November to repair a sports hernia. By January, he was working out without any visible restrictions.
The Outlook: The biggest issue with Hamilton is his relapse of alcoholism over the winter. While not a sports injury, it is a medical situation that greatly impacts his life and ability to remain on the field. If the Rangers and Hamilton are able to re-construct his support team this issue should not factor directly into his draft situation.

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