partner - Johnny Narron - left the Texas Rangers to become the hitting coach with the Milwaukee Brewers. Recently, Josh Hamilton relapsed with alcohol and had to hold a press conference to explain and apologize. It's possible that these events are connected. It's possible that these events are not connected. In any case, Hamilton now has a new accountability partner. Richard Durrett:The Texas Rangers announced Tuesday night that Shayne Kelley has been named a major league staff assistant and part of his duties will be to support Josh Hamilton.Kelley won't only help support Hamilton https://www.kcrgear.com/kyle-isbel-jersey. He'll also do some coaching things. But Hamilton's probably his primary assignment, or at least his most important assignment. Kelley accompanied Hamilton to New York on Monday for a meeting with league and union doctors. I guess this is the sort of thing that an accountability partner does.Here's Durrett on Kelley's background:Kelley has a religious background as team chaplain at Alabama from 1996-99. Kelley has been around baseball at the college and high school level for more than 15 years Nicky Lopez Jersey, including a two-year stint as minor league strength and conditioning coach for the Kansas City Royals.Kelley's job is complicated to perform Hunter Dozier Jersey, but on some level it's simple to evaluate: if Hamilton does well, Kelley's done well. If Hamilton doesn't do well, Kelley hasn't done well. We are all, of course, wishing for the former.