Hamilton was a hot topic of conversation at last week’s general manager’s meetings in Indian Wells, Calif. Several reports indicated the Orioles were one of the teams interested in him.
Hunter and Hamilton were together on the Rangers from 2008-11 before Chris Davis and Hunter came to Baltimore in a trade for Koji Uehara.
“Josh is an awesome person and he just wants to play baseball and spend his free time with his family. He wants to win like any competitor does and I hope he comes to Baltimore!” Hunter said in an e-mail.
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