Rangers hire assistant for Josh Hamilton

icon
Wednesday February 8th, 2012

The Texas Rangers has hired an assistant to support Josh Hamilton, according to ESPN.com.

Shayne Kelley, who was once the team chaplain for the University of Alabama baseball team, has been tabbed as a major league staff assistant, and one of his tasks will be support Hamilton. He has already accompanied the outfielder to New York City to visit with a couple doctors.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.