Sun, 08 May 2016 13:22:06 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister plans to use a four-man rotation while SP A.J. Griffin (shoulder) is sidelined because the team has three off days in May.
Fantasy Tip: Cole Hamels, Martin Perez, Colby Lewis and Derek Holland should reach receive at least one extra start this month with Griffin out. All of the pitchers should be used in AL-only leagues, while all of the pitchers other than Holland could be attractive in mixed leagues.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 18:03:30 -0800
The Texas Rangers have restructured the contract of manager Jeff Banister. He will receive a raise and an extra guaranteed year on his contract. Banister's deal now runs through the 2018 season, with a club option for 2019.
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:25:05 -0800
Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister was named the American League manager of the year Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:41:44 -0700
The Texas Rangers will hire Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their next manager, according to a source.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:32:35 -0700
Tim Bogar, Jeff Banister and Kevin Cash are the finalists to become the next manager of the Texas Rangers.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:48:07 -0700
The Texas Rangers have named Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister, Cleveland Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash, retired INF Alex Cora, Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo, Chicago White Sox third base coach Joe McEwing and current Rangers interim manager Tim Bogar as managerial candidates. The organization has already interviewed their pitching coach Mike Maddux and Triple-A Round Rock manager Steve Buechele.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:38:24 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Houston Astros have interviewed Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister twice for their vacant managerial position, according to sources.
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:31:45 -0700
The Houston Astros have contacted Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister about their vacant managerial position.
Wed, 24 Nov 2010 19:12:37 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates hired Nick Leyva as their new third base coach Wednesday, Nov. 24, according to The Associated Press. Leyva will also coach the infielders. Pitching coach Ray Searage and bench coach Jeff Banister were retained. Gregg Ritchie has been promoted to the major league staff. Luis Silverio will be the team's first base coach and Euclides Rojas will serve as the bullpen coach.
Thu, 04 Nov 2010 10:42:11 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have narrowed down their managerial search to include bench coach Jeff Banister and Texas Rangers hitting coach Clint Hurdle, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Bill Brink. Hurdle will be interviewed this week.