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+ Texas Rangers Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: CF-425, LF-359, OF-199, RF-153, DH-104
Proper Name: Joshua Holt Hamilton
Born: May 21, 1981 (34.142)
Place Raleigh, North Carolina
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 240 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Athens Drive (Raleigh,NC)
Drafted: 1999 -- 1st round (1st overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 2,2007 (25.316)
TBC Player ID:5576
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-09-02 - Texas Rangers - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2003]MLB #33 TBA #2 [2002]MLB #18 TBA #1 [2001]MLB #1 TBA #1 [2000]MLB #13 TBA #1
Recent Contract:Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($125m) by Los Angeles Angels (2012-12-15)
Organizations:TBA, CIN, TEX, ANA
Signed by:Mark McKnight

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-09-02Texas RangersLFActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-08-20Texas RangersLFDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Left knee inflammation40man
    2015-06-30Texas RangersLFActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-06-28Texas RangersdhDL-15Round RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab40man
    2015-06-04Texas RangersdhDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2015-05-25Texas RangersdhActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-05-22Texas RangersdhDL-15Round RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab40man
    2015-05-17Texas RangersdhDL-15FriscoAAAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab40man
    2015-04-27Texas RangersdhDL-15Texas RangersMLBTraded from Angels with cash to Rangers for PTBNL or cash40man
    2015-04-05Los Angeles AngelsdhDL-15Los Angeles AngelsMLBDL-15 Recovery from right shoulder surgery40man
    2014-06-03Los Angeles AngelsdhActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-05-27Los Angeles AngelsdhDL-15Salt LakeAAAAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab40man
    2014-04-09Los Angeles AngelsdhDL-15Los Angeles AngelsMLBDL-15 Left thumb surger40man
    2012-12-15Los Angeles AngelsdhActive-MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLBSigned to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($125m)40man
    2012-10-29-LFFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-08Texas RangerscfActive-MLBTexas RangersMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rangers (1-year)
    Traded by Cubs to Reds for cash considerations
    On restricted list
    On restricted list
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 1st round (1st overall) of 1999 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Los Angeles Angels$ 25,000,00041100$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2015Texas Rangers$ 25,000,00041100$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2014Los Angeles Angels$ 17,400,00026298$ 500,000$ 3,259,096
    2013Los Angeles Angels$ 17,400,00024198$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012Texas Rangers$ 15,250,00032297$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-12-15 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($125m)
    2011Texas Rangers$ 8,750,00094390$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-02-11 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2011-2012 ($24m) Avoided arbitration
    2010Texas Rangers$ 3,250,0002531172$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3.25m) Avoided arbitration
    2009Texas Rangers$ 555,0004831640$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.555m)
    2008Texas Rangers$ 396,8306652027$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.39683m)
    2007Cincinnati Reds$ 380,000737370$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-02-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m)

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