Angels react to news of Josh Hamilton’s reported drug relapse, possible suspension

J.P. Hoornstra talked with Angels players about the Josh Hamilton situation …

Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson, who has been Hamilton’s teammate for six-plus seasons in Texas and Anaheim, understands why Hamilton’s struggles with addiction never simply went away.

“I had some family members who went through some of this stuff growing up,” Wilson said. “That’s one of the reasons why I’m straight edged, I’ve never drank or done drugs in my life because I know exactly how scary this stuff is. I know how the pull of addiction is a lifelong struggle for people.”

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