Daniels joined Ben and Skin to discusses the Rangers’ “quiet” offseason, the development of Leonys Martin and Jurickson Profar, and how the team’s approach could look at the trade deadline.
Nolan Ryan said that he let speculation about his future with the Rangers go on for weeks because he needed to get a better understanding of his role in the front office.
I was pretty high on how good this team could be. I picked them to win the AL West. But, like a lot of others, I was skeptical of the back end of the rotation and the bullpen.
Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison has had a setback in his recovery, needing another operation eight days after surgery to repair a herniated disk in his lower back.
Texas Rangers opening day starter Matt Harrison is eligible to come off the disabled list next week, but GM Jon Daniels doesn’t expect the left-hander back anytime soon.
The Rangers and Elvis Andrus have a deal on a $120 million, eight-year extension that will bring Andrus’ commitment to $131 million over 10 years.
The Rangers and their star shortstop are “close” to an agreement on a contract extension, according to Fox Sports baseball writer Ken Rosenthal.
It’s come down to press releases saying “Nothing is wrong, we’re getting along just great and focusing on the team.” Typically, that signals the end of the relationship, but we’re cynical and hope to be wrong.
After a week in Surprise with the Rangers, I’m convinced that ownership simply values Jon Daniels and his people more than Nolan Ryan and his people moving forward with the franchise.
Time is up for Nolan Ryan. Time to decide whether he wants to stay or go as Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Rangers.
What will Nolan Do? That’s the biggest story coming out of Texas Rangers spring training this year.
Owner Bob Simpson, who teams with Ray Davis as the two major voices of controlling interest, says it would be a tragedy if Ryan departs the franchise. But here’s the genesis of the drama that could land Daniels in power and Ryan in retirement.
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