Tim Bogar, who filled in after former Texas manager Ron Washington resigned and was a finalist to replace him, will not be on the Rangers’ coaching staff next season.
Yesterday the Texas Rangers announced their new manager Jeff Banister, this morning the organization formally introduced him in a press conference, and this afternoon he joined the Ben and Skin show for an introductory interview to talk about the process leading up to his hiring and what he looks forward to in the upcoming season.
The Texas Rangers formally introduced Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as the 18th manager in club history on Friday.
The announcement on Thursday that the Texas Rangers have hired Jeff Banister as the team’s next manager was met by one question from many: Who?
General manager Jon Daniels said Thursday night that Banister won over the Rangers during the interview process. Daniels described Banister as the best fit for a team that quickly wants to recreate a winning culture.
Jeff Banister isn’t just one of the finest baseball men I’ve met in a clubhouse — he’s one of the finest men I have met, period.
The Texas Rangers will hire Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as the team’s next manager, sources confirm to CBS Sports.
The Texas Rangers have declined the $14 million option for 2015 on outfielder Alex Rios, CBS Sports reports.
Bench coach Tim Bogar, the Rangers’ interim manager for the final 22 games after Ron Washington’s sudden resignation, is among three finalists for the Texas manager’s job.
Rangers pitcher Derek Holland comes in-studio for three segments to celebrate his birthday and talk Rangers baseball and Stars hockey.
The Rangers have interviewed the first external candidate in their search for a new manager. Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo met with the Rangers on Tuesday.
Kevin Kouzmanoff and J.P. Arencibia were among six players who the Rangers assigned outright to Round Rock on Monday. The Rangers have 37 players on their 40-man roster.