JON DANIELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Adrian Beltre expected to hit DL

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre (quad) could be headed to the disabled list according to Rangers GM Jon Daniels. “It’s a tough thing, you see a game like last night and you’re dying to have his bat in there,” Daniels said. “But the last thing you want is for him to grab onto it again and then he’s down for 2-3 months instead of 2-3 weeks.” The Rangers plan...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Daniels regrets Matt Garza trade

Jon Daniels is regarded as a pretty good baseball executive but, like anyone else, he’s made some bad trades to go along with his good ones. One such trade is his acquisition of Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs last season, one that he now regrets. In an interview with the Arizona Republic, Daniels shared […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ian Kinsler says vitriolic comments critical of Texas Rangers ‘were taken out of context’

Assume damage control position. Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler jumped headfirst into backpedal mode on Tuesday regarding the inflammatory comments he made about the Texas Rangers that were published this week in an ESPN The Magazine interview. Kinsler called Rangers general manager Jon Daniels a “sleazeball” and also stated that he hopes his former […]The post Ian...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Ranger Kinsler rips GM Daniels in article

There were few players more polarizing during their time with the Texas Rangers than second baseman Ian Kinsler. He's ruffling feathers now that he’s with Detroit too. In a story in ESPN The Magazine, Kinsler ripped general manager Jon Daniels and said he hoped the Rangers go winless this season. "Daniels is a sleazeball," Kinsler said in the story. Kinsler said he...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Kinsler hopes the Rangers go 0-162, calls GM a 'sleazeball'

Ian Kinsler was not pleased when he was traded by the Texas Rangers this offseason. In an interview with Robert Sanchez of ESPN the Magazine, the new Tigers second baseman unloaded on his former team and general manager Jon Daniels. The issues started when Kinsler didn't want to change positions to accommodate top prospect Jurickson Profar following the trade of Michael Young...
Via The Outside Corner
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers GM Jon Daniels: ‘We’re not the team to beat’

The Texas Rangers have splashed around quite a bit of money in recent years. A couple years ago they landed Yu Darvish. They traded for Prince Fielder. They signed Shin-Soo Choo. They have made numerous moves and been in the mix for many others. As such once associates them with the juggernauts of Major League Baseball, one of the big-spending teams that will always be a threat...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan, GM Jon Daniels nearly came to blows?

Nolan Ryan and Jon Daniels nearly came to blows in a heated confrontation on Tuesday night, according to a report from 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “New School” hosts Shan Shariff and RJ Choppy of The Fan say the two Texas Rangers executives were face-to-face and had to be separated by manager Ron Washington. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 04, 2013  |  1 Comment

Rangers GM expects contract extension for Washington

ARLINGTON, Texas Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said his preference would be to get a new contract for manager Ron Washington done this offseason. Washington is entering the final year of his contract and while there have been no talks about an extension past the 2014 season, they appear likely. Daniels said he's prefer to not talk publicly about contract talks...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers rumors: Texas seeking rotation upgrade

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels admitted to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com that he will consider trading for starting pitching, but he's only interested in making an addition if it offers the team a significant upgrade to their current rotation candidates. Daniels also said that he likes his young crop of starting pitchers, a group that includes Justin Grimm, Martin ...
Via MLB Injury News
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

New title won't impact Daniels' GM job

The Texas Rangers have added another title to general manager Jon Daniels' business card. The club promoted Daniels to president of baseball operationsgeneral manager Friday. Daniels will continue with his GM duties and still report to team president Nolan Ryan. Texas also promoted Rick George to president of business operations. He had been the club's chief operating officer...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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