Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:07:03 -0700
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said manager Ron Washington deserves to be extended past the 2014 season. Washington has led to the team to four-straight 90-plus win campaigns and two World Series appearances. Daniels said he has yet to begin contract talks with Washington's representatives, however.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:00:03 -0700
Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday, Sept. 30, after the American League wild card tiebreaker game loss that there is "not a question" that manager Ron Washington will be back for the 2014 season.
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 12:03:25 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington tied Bobby Valentine's franchise record for most victories by a manager Friday, Aug. 2, against the Oakland Athletics. He is 581-501 in seven seasons.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 16:36:18 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said RP Joakim Soria is available out of the bullpen Monday, July 8. Washington said Soria would be available in back-to-back situations if he can keep his pitch count down. "I feel good," Soria said. "As long as I feel good, I don't see why not."
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:54:38 -0700
Updating previous items, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington acknowledged when he met with SP Alexi Ogando (biceps) about the pitcher's biceps tendonitis, Ogando revealed that it had been bothering him before his start against the Oakland Athletics. Ogando is now on the 15-day disabled list. "He finally told me that when we were talking and I said 'You can't do that'," Washington said. "He's got a different workload this year. When you are a reliever and you only have to pitch an inning or so, you can pitch through some soreness, but when you are a starter, it's a different situation. You can make it worse."
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 09:22:07 -0700
The Texas Rangers will not fire manager Ron Washington if they lose their Wild Card playoff game Friday, Oct. 5. Washington is under contract through the 2014 season.
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:01:52 -0700
With Texas Rangers RP Mike Adams (cervical) out with a cervical strain, the team said RP Koji Uehara will take on more responsibilities. "He has been very aggressive and very convenient with his pitches," manager Ron Washington said. "He's getting early outs, he's not wasting pitches. He's attacking the strike zone. He looks strong. He looks like he's fired up to compete."
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:54:03 -0700
Updating previous items, the word from Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is OF Josh Hamilton (sinus) will miss the entire Mariners series in Seattle. Hamilton has been suffering from equilibrium problems and blurry vision, believed related to a sinus infection, for a few days.
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 23:52:42 -0700
Texas Rangers CL Joe Nathan was held out of action Friday, Sept. 14, because he pitched each of the three previous days. Manager Ron Washington said Nathan might be held out of action Saturday, Sept. 15, as well. RP Alexi Ogando was designated for closing duties Friday and would likely close Saturday if needed.
Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:31:34 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said there is a chance RPs Koji Uehara (lat) and Alexi Ogando (groin) could come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 17.