Video: Josh Hamilton hits his first home run of the season

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Update: Just as this post went up, he hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the fourth inning, breaking a 2-2 tie. Here’s the video.

Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton hit his first home run in his fifth game since returning to the major leagues. In the bottom of the second inning, he drove a 3-2 breaking ball from Red Sox starter Steven Wright over the fence in right field to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead.

Hamilton hadn’t homered since August 24 last season against Athletics lefty Scott Kazmir. The 34-year-old is now seven home runs shy of 200 for his career.

The Rangers acquired Hamilton from the Angels at the end of April. He spent a couple of weeks in the Rangers’ minor league system before making his season debut on May 25 against the Indians.

Brewers unveil new logo and jerseys

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On Monday, the Brewers unveiled a familiar logo and new jerseys to help celebrate their 50th anniversary as a franchise. They kickstarted it with a video:

Then they showed various members of the club, including Ryan Braun and Keston Hiura, modeling their new uniforms, which featured the familiar ball-in-mitt logo.

The Brewers are not the only team to to back to a classic. The Padres are bringing back the brown as well. Two very good choices.