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  1. Pained Ron Washington trying to move on

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- This isn't the Ron Washington we're used to seeing. Normally the baseball lifer speaks in a rapid-fire tone with a carton of smokes sitting nearby. You see a can of air freshener behind him to cover the smell of cigarettes in a st...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Ron Washington to issue statement today

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who stunned the club with his resignation Sept. 5 citing personal reasons, will issue a statement Thursday afternoon regarding his departure. Club officials said they've known for weeks that W...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington asks for forgiveness ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that he resigned earlier this month because he was "not true to my wife."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  4. Five key issues facing the Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Friday afternoon, the Texas Rangers made a stunning announcement that was Dallas Cowboys-like. Manager Ron Washington, who took the Rangers to two World Series, resigned for personal reasons. Few answers were revealed about Was...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  5. Leonys Martin to play vs. LHP more

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers interim manager Tim Bogar is doing something the previous man who held his position didn't do: Play center fielder Leonys Martin against left-handed pitching. Ron Washington, who resigned on Friday for personal re...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  6. Rangers' managerial search starts now

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The next Texas Rangers manager must be someone who is disposed to sabermetrics, can deal with a young clubhouse and has the ability to guide a club with high expectations coming off what might be a 100-loss season. "As soon as w...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Mariners 7, Rangers 5

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' Friday started with a 3 p.m. meeting, described as emotional, during which Ron Washington announced his resignation as team manager. Then the business of baseball continued on the field in the evening...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  8. Meet the interim manager: Tim Bogar

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Ron Washington gone as Texas Rangers manager, Tim Bogar becomes the interim replacement, getting his first chance to take over the club full-time. Bogar was in his first season as Rangers bench coach. "Tim is well regar...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  9. Players emotional over Washington's exit

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Several Texas Rangers players expressed shock over the sudden departure of Ron Washington as manager on Friday. Washington addressed the team around 3 p.m. CT in an emotional meeting. Washington, who has developed close relatio...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  10. Ron Washington quits as manager of Texas Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    Ron Washington, citing a personal matter, surprisingly resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers on Friday, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  11. Rangers have more questions about closer Neftali Feliz

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- In the search to find a closer for 2015, Neftali Feliz continues to have more questions about his abilities for the Texas Rangers. Sunday afternoon, manager Ron Washington asked Feliz to escape a jam that was created by setup man Neal C...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Astros 2, Rangers 0

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It hasn't been determined whether left-handed starter Robbie Ross Jr. will cherish this Saturday night. The hug he received from Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington in the dugout was probably a sign it meant something to Ross. Ross lef...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  13. Pregame Notes: Leadoff hitters putting in work

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- With Shin-Soo Choo out for the season recovering from surgery to remove a bone chip, the Rangers will employ Leonys Martin and Daniel Robertson in the leadoff spot. In the last seven games, the Rangers' leadoff hitters are hitting .440 ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  14. Extra Bases: Michael Choice finds his swing

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington threw batting practice Friday night and noticed something was different about left fielder Michael Choice. He had a different swing in BP than in games. After he was recalled from Triple-A Round R...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  15. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 13, Astros 6

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday night that right-hander Scott Baker's time as a starter was over. Derek Holland returning and the development of younger pitchers are more important. Well, Baker is on a pretty good ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2014