105.3 THE FAN — The Texas Rangers will honor Michael Young at a pregame ceremony this Saturday at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
The Rangers legend took some time to talk to New School on 105.3 The Fan on Thursday about the current state of the club.READ MORE: Remarkable Turnaround For North Texas Puppy Found 2 Years Ago Fighting For Life
Many have speculated that manager Ron Washington could be on the chopping block should the Rangers fail to make the postseason. Young doesn’t believe that’s fair — at least not with the recent injuries that have decimated the pitching staff.
“You’re probably talking to the wrong guy, cause I’m Wash’s biggest supporter,” said Young. “Just speaking objectively, I think it’s very unfair to judge Wash on this. To say this team is snake bitten or hamstrung by injuries would be a massive understatement. One of Wash’s biggest strengths as a manager is getting the most out of his players and getting through top spots. This is where Wash will excel actually.”