Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:17:54 -0700
Texas Rangers RP Neftali Feliz is a candidate to return to the bullpen, if the need arises, according to general manager Jon Daniels.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:14:33 -0700
Although the Texas Rangers have not decided yet who if anyone will be traded before the deadline, the team has said 3B Adrian Beltre will not go anywhere. "We haven't really considered it," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "He's our best player, team leader, Hall of Famer."
Fri, 23 May 2014 00:07:42 -0700
With 1B Prince Fielder (neck) out for the season, speculation had the Texas Rangers considering 1B/DH Kendrys Morales. "Not today, not right now," general manager Jon Daniels said. "I think that our focus right now is on the group of guys that are going to come back."
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:54:10 -0700
The Texas Rangers announced retired P Darren Oliver has joined the front office as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels. In his new role, Oliver will work with Daniels and his staff "in a variety of areas with an emphasis on pitching."
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:08:12 -0700
The Texas Rangers want to develop the catcher position, as many on the team believe it has been a problem since C Ivan Rodriguez left many years ago. "It's a topic of conversation, absolutely," says GM Jon Daniels. "We've had some guys come over here as big-time catching prospects, but we haven't developed our own long-term championship-caliber starter." The top prospect on the team is C Jorge Alfaro, who was at Class A Hickory last season.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:13:22 -0800
Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler ripped Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels in a recent interview for ESPN The Magazine. "Daniels is a sleazeball," Kinsler said. "He got in good with the owners and straight pushed Ryan out. He thought all the things he should get credit for, Ryan got credit for. It's just ego. Once we went to the World Series, everybody's ego got huge, except for Nolan's."
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:00:48 -0800
While the Texas Rangers have been looking for a right-handed bat, general manager Jon Daniels said "We're not talking to anybody" on the free agent market. The GM hinted that Texas would turn to internal options like Michael Choice as candidates to provide a right-handed hitting balance to DH Mitch Moreland.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 23:04:33 -0800
Sources indicate Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan could leave the team as soon as the end of spring training. In a recent reorganization Ryan's title with the team remains as CEO. Sources say general manager Jon Daniels now has final say over all baseball decisions and Rick George has the final say over business decisions.
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 09:39:30 -0800
The Texas Rangers have promoted general manager Jon Daniels to president of baseball operations/general manager and chief operating officer Rick George to president of business operations.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:44:14 -0800
In an interview with Dallas radio station KTCK-AM, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Rangers 2B Ian Kinsler will stay at that position through the season unless something happens organically to force the switch to a new position. "To answer your question, Ian is our second baseman. Could that change at some point? Only if it happens in really organically. It's not something we're going to manipulate to make happen. Could it change after the year, or in a future year? Yeah. I think that's what we discussed when we signed the deal," Daniels said.