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Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski

Texas Rangers do not have a healthy outfielder and are unsure if they will get either Alex Rios or Jake Smolinski back before the end of the season.  Rios experienced a setback in his ailing thumb when it became infected last week.  Smolinski is more likely to return, as he is taking batting practice after being sidelined with a fractured foot.Rios has not played often in the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Washington investigated for alleged sexual assault

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to a report. Jamie Kelly of The Scoop Sports says Washington’s alleged sexual assault of an Asian reporter is the reason the manager stepped down last week. Dallas sports radio host Ben Rogers of “The Ben & Skin Show” on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington And The End Of An Era For Texas Rangers Baseball

When things go to hell in the world of a team and their season, fans have various ways of dealing with the disaster. Some stay right in the midst of the mess, right in the heat of the fire with their team, game after game, knowing in their hearts that it will not get any […] The post Ron Washington And The End Of An Era For Texas Rangers Baseball appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish officially shut down for season

The Texas Rangers have suffered through a 53-89 record this season, last in the American League West. Injuries have haunted the Rangers all season, and the team currently has 14 players on the disabled list. The news gets worse on the injury front, as pitcher Yu Darvish was official shut down for the rest of the season to an elbow injury.#453408298 / gettyimages.comI reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington’s Argument With GM Lead To Resignation

The latest news surrounding former Rangers manager Ron Washington. As we reported yesterday, Ron Washington resigned from his role as the manager for the Texas Rangers after taking them to two World Series. Recent reports have said that the reasoning behind Washington’s resignation are related to an argument he had with the Rangers’ general manager dealing with All-Star pitcher...
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers’ comments add more mystery to Ron Washington’s resignation

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned abruptly on Friday citing an off-the-field personal matter. Washington didn’t give many details in his resignation statement other than making it clear that he wasn’t walking away because of “the disappointing performance of the team this season.” GM Jon Daniels was also tight-lipped on Washington’s resignation during the Rangers’...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 12 reasons why Ron Washington resigned from the Rangers

Exit, Stage Outta Here12) Touched Adrian Beltre's head one too many times11) After eight years, finally thought long and hard about how he was living great portions of his life in Texas while watching the Rangers10) Given how this year went in Texas, was pretty sure he was the next person to suffer a gruesome injury9) Unable to sleep due to constant nightmares about being sucked...
Via Five Tool Tool
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington Resigns As Rangers Manager To Handle ‘Personal Matter’

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ron Washington gathered his players for what they thought would be another team meeting in a surprisingly dreary season. Instead, the Texas Rangers manager delivered the biggest shock of all: He was stepping down immediately. Washington resigned Friday, saying he needed to devote his full attention to an “off-the-field personal matter.” The announcement came...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington resigning not related to drugs, says Jon Daniels

Ron Washington resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers on Friday, which came as a surprise to most. Prior to this season, the Rangers had five consecutive winning seasons under Wash including back-to-back trips to the World Series and three straight playoff appearances. Texas suffered numerous injuries to key players and is 53-87 this season. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington steps down as Rangers manager

With a six game losing streak and the team out of contention in the AL West, Ron Washington has stepped down as the manager of the Texas Rangers. Washington is vacating his managerial job for what has been deemed personal reasons while Tim Bogar has been named interim manager. The Rangers released the following statement: “Ron Washington informed us today that he has chosen to...
Via Tireball.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers were supposed to be a World Series contender after trading Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder and signing top free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. Add those two into an established core that included Yu Darvish, Adrian Beltre, Alex Rios, and Elvis Andrus, and you’re looking at one of the best teams in baseball, right? Well…nope. And that’s why you’re seeing...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre argue over territory

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre and shortstop Elvis Andrus had a minor argument over their infield territory during the seventh inning of Monday night's game in Seattle.It happened in the seventh inning as Mariners batter DH Kendrys Morales hit a popup to the left side of the infield for the second out. After Beltre gave up on the ball to allow Andrus to catch it on...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers exec: Team gets trade ideas from Twitter

Texas Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine admitted the team gets trade ideas from Twitter, which means he’s not completely different from me or you. Levine conducted an “AMA” (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit last week to promote his fantasy sports charity, “Meaningful Wins.” Levine answered just about every single question he was asked, and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miss Texas throws out very interesting first pitch

It’s possible that even 50 Cent has the 2014 “Miss Texas” beat in terms of quality ceremonial first pitches.  In the Lone Star State, known for flame throwing pitchers (Nolan Ryan, Roger Clemens, Clayton Kershaw, Kerry Wood, and Josh Beckett to name a few), Monique Evans, the wearer of the crown and state’s representative for the Miss America pageant, is not exactly cut...
Via Reading Between The Seams
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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