Said Hamilton, "Things happened that me, personally, I’m not proud of after I drank, and they are personal and are being handled as that".
All I can say is, considering where he was when he hit rock bottom (between 2001 and 2006) and considering where he is now, I think he's done a fantastic job in keeping his demons under control. This is only the second known relapse since his return to the major leagues in 2007 and neither one lasted more than one night. He is not perfect and he's fighting a war against an enemy that is unremorseful and relentless. It's a tough gig, no doubt.
The 4-time All-Star and 2010 AL MVP just needs to keep his head high and put this unfortunate incident behind him. By admitting what he did and "manning up" to it, the young man has shown that he is serious about his sobriety. And for that he should be commended.
GOOD LUCK, Josh!