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JON DANIELS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bogar no longer on Rangers' staff

Tim Bogar ended the 2014 season as a favorite for the managing job for the Texas Rangers in 2015. Now Bogar, who was a finalist for the job that went to Jeff Banister, will not be part of the team's major-league coaching staff. The Rangers reached that decision Monday with Bogar, who was hired as the bench coach before the 2014 season and then went 14-8 as the interim manager...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Manager hired, Jon Daniels sets sights re-signing pitcher Colby Lewis

The completion of the managerial search will allow general manager Jon Daniels to focus on putting together a roster for next season. He had tabled that while focusing on getting a manager. Daniels said his first duty is to resume communication with Alan Nero, who represents potential free-agent right-hander Colby Lewis. The Rangers want to bring back Lewis and have exclusive negotiating...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers want to re-sing Colby Lewis

getty images Now that Jeff Banister has been hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers, general manager Jon Daniels is now looking to re-sign pitcher Colby Lewis. “We haven’t been able to spend much time on that,” Daniels said of a new contract. “We can get back to that now.” The Rangers have until the end of the World Series to re-sign Lewis before other teams can get...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Will Tim Bogar stay in Texas?

The Texas Rangers have a new manager in former Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister, despite thoughts that current Rangers bench coach was the front runner for the job. The question is now, will Tim Bogar remain with the team?#455091688 / gettyimages.comAccording to a report by T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Banister met with a trio of coaches on Friday as his first day on the job. He...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers eye Daniels deal by spring

Texas Rangers co-chairman Ray Davis said he would like to extend the contract of general manager Jon Daniels by the time spring training starts. Daniels has one year remaining on his contract and was given the lead role in hiring the franchise's 18th full-time manager over the past two months. The job went to Jeff Banister, who signed a three-year deal with a club option for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Daniels: “Probably Unlikely” That More Pirates Personnel Follows Banister to Texas

Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels held a conference call this evening for members of the Texas and Pittsburgh media, making the hiring of Jeff Banister official. Most of the conference call discussed the hiring process, and general things that led the Rangers to select Banister as their new manager. One key bit of information that came up for the Pirates involved whether...
Via Pirates Prospects
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Announcement of new manager looks to come next week

The Texas Rangers are on the verge of hiring a new manager and the announcement could come as soon as this week, according to a report by Jeff Wilson of the Star-Telegram. The Rangers have been interviewing candidates throughout the month of October, including perceived favorite, interim manager Tim Bogar.#455756030 / gettyimages.comThe Rangers interviewed a total of eight candidates...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas wants new manager in place by end of October

The Texas Rangers are 10-6 since interim manager, bench coach Tim Bogar took over after the resignation of Ron Washington. The team has also won nine of its last 10 games. According to Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas, Rangers GM Jon Daniels says he hopes to have a new manager in place by the end of October.#455980244 / gettyimages.comDaniels declined to put an exact date on a new...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington Left Rangers Due To Alleged Sexual Assault, Legal Matter

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington abruptly resigned from his position for personal matters. By all indications it was not because of his job performance, and general manager Jon Daniels said that he would have kept Washington on as manager in 2015. That led many to speculate about why Washington decided to resign. Initially people suspected it could’ve been drugs or addiction...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 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
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