The Texas Rangers will name Jeff Banister as their new manager, FOX Sports 1 Insider Ken Rosenthal reports.
Banister most recently was the Pittsburgh Pirates' bench coach.
Banister was one of three finalists for the Rangers' job, along with interim manager Tim Bogar and Cleveland Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash.
Bogar took over on an interim basis when longtime manager Ron...
According to Ken Rosenthal, Jeff Banister will be hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers.
Sources: #Rangers to hire #Pirates’ Banister as manager.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 16, 2014
Less than an hour ago, we heard that Banister impressed in his interview, making the hiring process difficult. Obviously he impressed enough to get the job.
The immediate question...
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Ken Rosenthal of FOX is reporting that the Orioles are “pushing to complete deal with Cruz..” After locking up J.J. Hardy this morning, it looks like Baltimore is trying to make sure the core of that team stays together after 2014.
Following his PED suspension, Cruz signed a one-year make good deal with the Orioles. Now, he is looking to cash in on his monster 2014. He led Major...
This offseason there could be some changes for the Los Angeles Dodgers that could be either in the front office, or on the managerial side of the organization.#142646252 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a video report on foxsports.com by Ken Rosenthal:It could even extend to Los Angeles, depending on how the Dodgers play in the postseason. This year the Dodgers have clinched...
Ken Rosenthal reports today that Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister has been contacted by the Houston Astros about their vacant managerial position. Banister was named the bench coach of the Pirates back in November of 2010 and he is now in his 29th season in the organization, a career that began as a player back in 1986 when he was selected by the Pirates in the 25th round...
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Alex Rios may stay with the Chicago White Sox for the remainder of the 2013 season but it is worth noting that someone placed a claim on him.
Thus far the team who claimed Rios is unknown and waiver claims hardly produce a trade at this time of the year.
Sources: #WhiteSox’s Alex Rios claimed on waivers. Claiming team not known. Owed $13M next season with...
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended by MLB for 65 games for “violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, ” according [...]
Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has been scratched from his start tonight as a deal with the Texas Rangers is close It is safe to say that Garza has made [...]