Josh Hamilton: Alcohol relapse a "weak moment"
Josh Hamilton reportedly relapses. A ballplayer drinking in a bar would normally, of course, be a non-story, but given Josh Hamilton's history of substance abuse, he's been outspoken about avoiding drugs and alcohol.
Yesterday, two such issues came to light with Yankees GM Brian Cashman and Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton. Back in September, Deadspin reported on a story regarding Brian Cashman having an affair with an unnamed woman.
We knew that, according to witnesses, Hamilton drank alcohol at a Dallas-area pub, and the ballplayer's wife and his organization are aware of the matter. He revealed that he'll fly to New York to meet with the league and discuss the matter.
[New York Daily News] Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, who lost the first eight years of his career to alcohol and cocaine, fell off the wagon for the second time in three years earlier this week at a Dallas-area bar, downing — by his count
Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers has suffered another relapse, according to reports. The baseball star, an alcohol and drug addict, apparently fell off the wagon again.