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Banister meets with Maddux, Magadan, Bogar

Banister meets with Maddux, Magadan, Bogar

MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Oct 17 (4 days ago)
On his first day on the job, Rangers manager Jeff Banister met with pitching coach Mike Maddux and spoke with hitting coach Dave Magadan and bench coach Tim Bogar. It was the first step toward putting together his coaching staff.
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    Rangers looking to extend GM Daniels' deal

    ESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    Rangers co-chairman Ray Davis wants to extend GM Jon Daniels' contract by the time spring training starts.
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    MLB.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    A's hitting coach Chili Davis has reportedly granted both the Yankees and Rangers permission to interview him for the same position. A source confirmed to MLB.com that Davis has already committed to a trip to New York for an interview, as first reported…
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  • Rangers decline Rios' $14M option for 2015

    Rangers decline Rios' $14M option for 2015

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
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  • Rangers focused on three managerial candidates

    Rangers focused on three managerial candidates

    MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 14
    Texas has narrowed its managerial search down to three finalists: interim manager Tim Bogar, Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash and Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister.
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  • Lucas claimed by Texas; Valdespin to Triple-A

    Lucas claimed by Texas; Valdespin to Triple-A

    MLB.com Oct 11
    Utility man Ed Lucas was claimed off waivers Friday by the Rangers, and Miami outrighted infielder Jordany Valdespin to Triple-A New Orleans. The two moves are among the first of the offseason housecleaning, as the organization puts its roster plan in p…
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  • Rangers claim INF Lucas on waivers from Miami

    Rangers claim INF Lucas on waivers from Miami

    ESPN.com Oct 10
    The Texas Rangers have acquired infielder Ed Lucas from the Miami Marlins on a waiver claim.
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  • Rangers continue skipper interviews with Banister and McEwing

    Rangers continue skipper interviews with Banister and McEwing

    MLB.com Oct 8
    The Rangers continued their interviews with managerial candidates by meeting with Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister and White Sox third base coach Joe McEwing on Wednesday. The Rangers have already interviewed pitching coach Mike Maddux, Triple-A manage…
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  • Padres name Kemp director of international scouting

    Padres name Kemp director of international scouting

    MLB.com Oct 6
    When A.J. Preller was hired as gm of the Padres in August, Chris Kemp was excited for him, but in no way saw it as an opportunity to leave his own post with the Rangers for a job and a chance to be reunited with Preller in San Diego. But when Preller re…
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  • ALDS Game 3: Orioles complete sweep of Tigers, punch ticket to …

    ALDS Game 3: Orioles complete sweep of Tigers, punch ticket to ALCS

    yahoo.com Oct 5
    The Baltimore Orioles made surprisingly quick work of the Detroit Tigers, completing a sweep of the ALDS with a 2-1 victory in Game 3 on Sunday. Tigers nemesis Nelson Cruz, who homered six times in the Texas Rangers' 2011 ALCS win against Detroit, tucke…
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  • Rangers will interview six candidates, including Bogar

    Rangers will interview six candidates, including Bogar

    Tim Bogar is one of six candidates who will interview for the Rangers managerial opening beginning early next week. The other five candidates are from outside the organization: Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister, Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo, White …
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  • Sources: Ex-player Young close to joining Texas

    Sources: Ex-player Young close to joining Texas

    ESPN.com Oct 2
    The Texas Rangers are close to bringing former player Michael Young to the organization in a front-office role, according to multiple sources.
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  • Maddux, Buechele interview for Rangers job

    Maddux, Buechele interview for Rangers job

    ESPN.com Sep 30
    The Texas Rangers interviewed pitching coach Mike Maddux and Triple-A manager Steve Buechele for their managerial job on Tuesday.
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  • Rangers begin interviews for new manager with two candidates

    Rangers begin interviews for new manager with two candidates

    MLB.com Sep 30
    The Rangers' search for a new manager has moved into the interview stage. Triple-A Round Rock manager Steve Buechele and pitching coach Mike Maddux interviewed on Tuesday.
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  • The Mariners missed the playoffs, but they're still celebrating…

    The Mariners missed the playoffs, but they're still celebrating in Seattle

    yahoo.com Sep 29
    The Seattle Mariners didn't make the playoffs, but you wouldn't know it by how they were celebrating in Seattle. The surprising Seattle Mariners were still alive for postseason contention entering play Sunday. They didn't make it, of course. The Oakland…
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  • Video - Texas Native Jeff Banister Hired By Rangers 01:57

    Texas Native Jeff Banister Hired By Rangers

    Oct 16
    ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins discusses the Rangers' hiring of Jeff Banister as the team's new manager.
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    Athletics Clinch Playoff Berth

    Sep 28
    Sonny Gray pitched a shutout to lead the Athletics to their third consecutive playoff berth with a 4-0 win over the Rangers.
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    A's Fall To Rangers

    Sep 27
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    A's Fall To Rangers

    Sep 27
    Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer in the Rangers' 5-4 win over the Athletics.

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