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Ron Washington Reveals Why He Left The Texas Rangers

Tweet   IRVING, Texas — In his first public comments since abruptly resigning Sept. 5, former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said he was embarrassed and at a “very low time in my life” after not being true to his wife after 42 years of marriage. “I am embarrassed more than I have ever been in my life,” Washington said during a nearly four-minute-long statement he...
Via Los That Sports Blog
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned due to affair

Your browser does not support iframes. Ron Washington revealed Thursday that he resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was “not true to my wife.” “I was not true to my wife after 42 years,” Washington said during a news conference at a Las Colinas hotel.. “I broke her trust. I’m here today to own that mistake and apologize to her. “…...
Via Sports-Glory
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington says marital infidelity was reason he resigned as Rangers manager

After nearly eight seasons of mostly successful management of the Texas Rangers — up until the 2014 campaign, where the team was on pace for a near-100-loss season — Ron Washington abruptly resigned from the team’s skipper job on Sept. 5. In his first public comments since his shocking resignation, Washington claims that the reason […] The post Ron Washington says marital...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Pitcher Nick Tepesch Threw 400 MPH Against Oakland? That's What the Radar Gunn Said...

Sometimes under extreme circumstances people are capable of doing things that people refer to as 'super-human.' There are all sorts of stories about mom's going beast mode and lifting trucks off of their babies, but that is truly an extreme circumstance. Pitching for a team that has been out of playoff contention for sometime does not qualify as such.So how in the world...
Via FatManWriting
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Holland’s All About The Slider

Look at the list of two-pitch starters these days, and you won’t find any left-handers. That’s probably because lefty starters have to think about opposite-handed hitters more than anyone. That’s probably also why more lefties use changeups than righties — the pitch is more effective against opposite-handed batters. Well, Derek Holland‘s changeup has seen better […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Jake Smolinski, Michael Choice

It seems unfortunately rather fitting for the Texas Rangers that when they do finally get a player back from injury, another is ruled out for the rest of the season. Jake Smolinski was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, but barely no time had passed before it became clear that Michael Choice, who strained his hamstring on Sunday, would not return this year:OF Jake Smolinski...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Shin-Soo Choo has ankle surgery

The Texas Rangers entered Tuesday night's game against the Oakland A's at 57-92, last in the American League West. The dismal season can be largely attributed to injuries, as 12 players are currently on the 60-day disabled list. One of the injured players, Shin-Soo Choo, underwent season ending surgery last month. To make matters worse, he will now undergo another surgery...
Via MLB Injury News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers rookies dress up in silly costumes for tame hazing ritual (photos)

Forcing rookies to dress up in hilarious costumes, often with a feminine twist, has become an annual rite of passage for MLB rookies (see here and here and here), and the first-year players on the Texas Rangers had their turn on Monday. As the team embarked upon a West Coast trip to play the Oakland […] The post Texas Rangers rookies dress up in silly costumes for tame hazing ritual...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Michael Choice exits with strained hamstring

The Texas Rangers' injury plagued season continued Sunday as rookie outfielder Michael Choice exited with hamstring tightness.  He will have an MRI today to judge the severity of the injury. Choice left the game with a strained left hamstring. Will undergo an MRI on Monday.— John Blake (@RangerBlake) September 14, 2014He becomes another member of the Rangers' walking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alex Rios, Jake Smolinski

Texas Rangers do not have a healthy outfielder and are unsure if they will get either Alex Rios or Jake Smolinski back before the end of the season.  Rios experienced a setback in his ailing thumb when it became infected last week.  Smolinski is more likely to return, as he is taking batting practice after being sidelined with a fractured foot.Rios has not played often in the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington Left Rangers Due To Alleged Sexual Assault, Legal Matter

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington abruptly resigned from his position for personal matters. By all indications it was not because of his job performance, and general manager Jon Daniels said that he would have kept Washington on as manager in 2015. That led many to speculate about why Washington decided to resign. Initially people suspected it could’ve been drugs or addiction...
Via Geeks and Cleats
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Washington investigated for alleged sexual assault

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to a report. Jamie Kelly of The Scoop Sports says Washington’s alleged sexual assault of an Asian reporter is the reason the manager stepped down last week. Dallas sports radio host Ben Rogers of “The Ben & Skin Show” on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington’s Argument With GM Lead To Resignation

The latest news surrounding former Rangers manager Ron Washington. As we reported yesterday, Ron Washington resigned from his role as the manager for the Texas Rangers after taking them to two World Series. Recent reports have said that the reasoning behind Washington’s resignation are related to an argument he had with the Rangers’ general manager dealing with All-Star pitcher...
Via Geeks and Cleats
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington steps down as Rangers manager

With a six game losing streak and the team out of contention in the AL West, Ron Washington has stepped down as the manager of the Texas Rangers. Washington is vacating his managerial job for what has been deemed personal reasons while Tim Bogar has been named interim manager. The Rangers released the following statement: “Ron Washington informed us today that he has chosen to...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miss Texas throws out very interesting first pitch

It’s possible that even 50 Cent has the 2014 “Miss Texas” beat in terms of quality ceremonial first pitches.  In the Lone Star State, known for flame throwing pitchers (Nolan Ryan, Roger Clemens, Clayton Kershaw, Kerry Wood, and Josh Beckett to name a few), Monique Evans, the wearer of the crown and state’s representative for the Miss America pageant, is not exactly cut...
Via Reading Between The Seams
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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