ARLINGTON, Texas Texas manager Ron Washington said Tuesday that he wanted his entire coaching staff back for the 2014 season.
A day later the club announced that bench coach Jackie Moore and first-base coach Dave Anderson wouldn't be offered contracts for next year.
Moore, 74, has been the bench coach for the Rangers since 2009 and Anderson was also hired prior to the 2009 season. He spent four seasons as the Texas third-base coach before moving to first for the 2013 season.
The club said that the remainder of the coaching staff pitching coach Mike Maddux, hitting coach Dave Magadan, third-base coach Gary Pettis and bullpen coach Andy Hawkins are expected back next year.
Moore came back to the Rangers in 2008, the same year Nolan Ryan took over as the team's president. It was his fourth stint with the Rangers. His first began in 1973 as a coach.
Moore has deep ties to Ryan, as he served as the manager for Round Rock from 2000 to 2007. Round Rock is owned by the Ryan Sanders ...