Photos by Sam MertenPerhaps more than any of his players, Ron Washington needs to break out of his postseason slump.After the Texas Rangers fired Buck Showalter following the 2006 season, general manager Jon Daniels interviewed five candidates. Of course, there was Ron Washington, a longtime ... More >>
Over on ESPNDallas.com, Richard Durrett tells the tale of how Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels came to hire Ron Washington instead of one of the four other contenders for the skipper's gig following Buck Showalter's ouster: Manny Acta, John Russell, Trey Hillman or Don Wakamatsu. Washington ... More >>
Better late than never, let's hear it for U-T-Yay!
Whenever we see a picture of Chris Young in a Padres uniform, we cry just a little. Then we drink and cry some more. Then we drunk-dial Adam Eaton. Since firing Texas Rangers manager Buck Showalter a week ago, general manager Jon Daniels has been quiet about a replacement. Hitting coach Rudy Jaramil ... More >>
Trey Hillman, currently managing the Nippon-Ham Fighters in Japan, is a candidate for the Rangers' gig. We were hoping for Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. My Lil' Rangers birdies this morning are chirpin' about Trey Hillman being a legit candidate to follow Buck Showalter as Texas Rangers manager. Not surpr ... More >>