ANAHEIM -- The Rangers are close to a deal that would bring Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton back to Texas, according to a source. Neither club has confirmed.
A source had earlier confirmed that Hamilton and the Angels were close to parting ways, which was first reported by SI.com on Friday.
Alden Gonzalez is a reporter for MLB.com. T.R. Sullivan contributed to this report. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.