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NL East crown this year. “The system is set up that it’ s an enormous advantage to finish last,” Rangers GM Jon Daniels observed on WEEI’s Hot Stove Show this summer. “ We have an incentive to lose on some level and nobody wants
Lou promised to have an Eminem-style explosion if the Sox traded both Jon Lester and John Lackey. He's on the cusp, and as the trade rumors swirl, his emotions are growing. The 5 stages of grief are palpable.
You talk about going into the American League East and having the success he's had," said Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels , the last executive to acquire Uehara prior to Sox GM Ben Cherington scooped up Uehara, "not too many people
is not lost. "I can't decide if it's truly difficult (to find), or just cyclical," said Rangers general manager Jon Daniels . "For a while there were no third basemen and now there are all these young guys. In two or three years
what Napoli would be, with or without the signing of another catcher over the weekend. Here is what Texas general manager Jon Daniels said at the general managers' meetings when asked for a 2012 scouting report on Napoli: "He's got real
factor to C.J.’s success in the transition, in my opinion, was his desire to do it," wrote Rangers' general manager Jon Daniels in an e-mail prior to the '11 season. "That led to everything else -- the extra work in the weight room
ago, in Indianapolis, Sam Levinson, one of the agents for Mike Lowell , could be found talking to Rangers general manager Jon Daniels about a potential trade involving the third baseman for more than an hour, all the way up until 2:30 a
reprising a page from the late-2012 playbook that helped position the Sox for a title in 2013. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels joined Rob Bradford and Alex Speier on The Trade Deadline Show last Thursday to discuss the matter. (To hear
from the pack. There was Oakland, Detroit, Tampa, obviously Boston went on to win the whole thing,” Rangers GM Jon Daniels explained on WEEI’s Trade Deadline Show on Thursday night. “We felt we could truly contend with those clubs. We wanted
this offseason, turned some heads with his comments in an ESPN The Magazine story in which he called Rangers general manager Jon Daniels a “sleazeball” and said he hoped Texas went 0-162 this year. On Tuesday, Kinsler backtracked from the comments
being drafted in baseball so it’s a blessing for sure. At the same time my focus is on football. Mr. [ general manager Jon ] Daniels and I talked about that, obviously. He knew that. ... My focus is on football and what we’re doing here
Texas. “Based on our evaluation, there was not a spot for Manny on the club at this time,” Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. “We released him so he could pursue other opportunities if he so chooses.” Ramirez, 41, hit .259 with