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Josh Hamilton Hits 4 Home Runs: Analyzing Rangers Star's Value After Huge Game

Okay, Josh Hamilton's 2012 season is officially getting scary.

In case you missed what happened in Baltimore on Tuesday night, Hamilton helped his Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles by going 5-for-5 with four home runs and eight RBI.

Josh Hamilton and the Last Five 4-HR Games in MLB History

Tonight, nobody cares that Josh Hamilton hasn't played more than 135 games but once in his career. Nobody cares that his past alcohol and drug abuse may shorten the career of one of the most talented players of his generation.

Tonight, May 8, 2012, Josh Hamilton is just the 16th player in major league history to hit four home runs in a single game—and just the fifth since 1986.

Josh Hamilton vs. Matt Kemp: Why Kemp Has the Best Shot at the Triple Crown

Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers exploded Tuesday night, hitting four two-run home runs. He becomes the 16th player in baseball history to accomplish the feat.

Hamilton's 5-for-5 night boosted his already strong batting average to a robust .406, and he has now compiled 36 RBI and 25 runs scored. 

With 14 home runs, Hamilton has now taken over the major league lead from Matt Kemp (12), who has not homered since April 30 against the Colorado Rockies.

Texas Rangers: Josh Hamilton Sends Message with 4-Homer Game

At the rate Josh Hamilton started this season, you just knew that he was bound to do something special at some point in this season.

Well, wait no more for that special moment.

Josh Hamilton's 4 Home Runs Prove That He Deserves a Contract Extension

Josh Hamilton was an offensive force on Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, hitting four home runs and driving in eight en route to a 10-3 victory.

Hamilton kicked off the scoring with a two-run shot in the top of the first inning off of starter Jake Arrieta. He then proceeded to hit another two-run shot off of Arrieta in the third.

Josh Hamilton: 4-Home-Run Night Makes Rangers' Star AL MVP Front-Runner

Josh Hamilton is looking for a new contract and doing everything in his power to get it.

What better way to grab the attention of the entire baseball world than to smack four home runs?

That’s just what he did on Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, en route to this absurd stat line:

5-for-5, 4 HR, 1 2B, 4 R, 8 RBI, 18 TB

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton Becomes 16th Player to Blast 4 Home Runs in a Game

Josh Hamilton achieved an accomplishment that's even more rare than pitching a perfect game or hitting for the cycle.

On Tuesday night, Hamilton blasted four home runs for the Texas Rangers in their victory against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.

Hamilton homered in the first inning on a ball to dead center field. In the third inning, he launched his second home run on a line drive to the opposite field. 

Josh Hamilton: Texas Rangers OF Erupts for 4 Home Runs Against Baltimore Orioles

Josh Hamilton hit for the "cycle" Tuesday night against the Baltimore Orioles. But when the ball flies out of the park, they don't let you stop at first, second or third.

Hamilton hit four two-run home runs against the shell-shocked Orioles. He finished a perfect five-for-five with eight RBIs.  He now sits at 14 homers on the year with 36 RBI and appears to be steam-rolling toward another MVP award.

Rangers vs. Orioles: Josh Hamilton Blasts Record-Tying 4 Homers in 1 Game

If he wasn't already, Josh Hamilton is now your early front-runner for AL MVP.

Texas Rangers: 7 Reasons They Can Be Better Than Expected in 2011

Though the Texas Rangers entered 2011 fresh from their first ever World Series appearance, there are those that believe that it was some sort of mirage, and that we shouldn't expect them to be as successful this season.

Of course, while a massively talented squad, the Rangers did benefit from a weak AL West last season and a helping hand from the league when MLB took control of the franchise before handing over the reigns to the Greenberg/Nolan Ryan ownership group.

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