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.
How do you deteriorate into an 8-8 franchise that annually struggles to maintain a deep, competitive roster? By drafting like the Dallas Cowboys did in a four-year span from ’06-’09.
After weeks of spring training and the opening week of the baseball season, Ryan, and majority owners Ray Davis and Bob Simpson finally were ready to make an agreement official.
Hungry fans will notice one of the changes: a new concession stand that specializes in all things enormous, including the Beltre-buster burger named for Adrian Beltre
So, in another step toward player safety, the NFL’s Competition Committee is pondering a rule that would make it illegal for running backs outside the tackle box to lower their heads and deliver a forceable blow.
Ready or not, March Madness is upon us. Liberty has already made the tournament, with a record 20 losses.
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.
Jon Daniels spoke with 105.3 The Fan’s RAGE saying that he still reports to Ryan and that “the day to day operations falls to myself and the Department heads. Nolan is the CEO, he reports to ownership and the board”