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Back to the future: Josh Hamilton starts comeback against Barry Zito

Back to the future: Josh Hamilton starts comeback against Barry Zito

Josh Hamilton finally got back to the one place he feels most comfortable. On Sunday, he got back into the batter's box. After a winter relapse in his battle with substance abuse, a spring battle with Angels management and a trade to the Texas Rangers, Hamilton played his first minor league rehabilitation game, for triple-A Round Rock.  He turns 34 next week. The guy pitching who was against him turns 37 on Wednesday. That guy would be Barry Zito, who won the American League Cy Young Award in 2002. After sitting out last season, Zito is on the comeback trail at triple-A Nashville. Zito faced Hamilton three times, giving up a single and striking him out twice. According...

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