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MLB notes: Josh Hamilton plays in rehab game

MLB notes: Josh Hamilton plays in rehab game

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton had a single in three at-bats and struck out twice for triple-A Round Rock at Nashville on Sunday in his first rehab game. The former American League most valuable player is recovering from shoulder surgery Feb. 4 and had been working in the Rangers' extended spring program in Arizona since April 28. Former Cy Young Award winner Barry Zito struck out Hamilton twice in the Express' 7-0 loss to Nashville. Hamilton left after five innings. Before the game, Hamilton spoke about his return to baseball. "It's really a small miracle that I got back here because it was a whole, big, long, ugly process," Hamilton said....