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Rangers Rumors: Rangers to hire Jeff Banister as their next manager

The Texas Rangers long awaited search for a new manager appears to be over as former Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach, Jeff Banister is set to be named the new manager of the team.Sources: #Rangers to hire #Pirates’ Banister as manager.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 16, 2014He beat out other hopefuls Tim Bogar (who was the interem manager) and Kevin Cash for the job...
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Pirates’ bench coach Jeff Banister hired to manage Rangers

Ken Rosenthal is reporting this morning that the Texas Rangers will hire Jeff Banister, the Pirates’ bench coach, to be their new manager. To be perfectly honest, ever since Ben Lindbergh published this story at Grantland about the unique and effective way that the Pirates’ front office and coaching staff communicate, I’ve been expecting Pirate coaches to start being poached...
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Rosenthal: Rangers to hire Jeff Banister as new manager

The Texas Rangers will name Jeff Banister as their new manager, FOX Sports 1 Insider Ken Rosenthal reports. Banister most recently was the Pittsburgh Pirates' bench coach. Banister was one of three finalists for the Rangers' job, along with interim manager Tim Bogar and Cleveland Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash. Bogar took over on an interim basis when longtime manager Ron...
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Jeff Banister to be Hired as the New Manager of the Rangers

According to Ken Rosenthal, Jeff Banister will be hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers. Sources: #Rangers to hire #Pirates’ Banister as manager. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 16, 2014 Less than an hour ago, we heard that Banister impressed in his interview, making the hiring process difficult. Obviously he impressed enough to get the job. The immediate question...
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25 years later, Ken Rosenthal remembers 1989 World Series earthquake

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Orioles Working Hard To Extend Nelson Cruz

Ken Rosenthal of FOX is reporting that the Orioles are “pushing to complete deal with Cruz..” After locking up J.J. Hardy this morning, it looks like Baltimore is trying to make sure the core of that team stays together after 2014. Following his PED suspension, Cruz signed a one-year make good deal with the Orioles. Now, he is looking to cash in on his monster 2014. He led Major...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: LA could make offseason changes

This offseason there could be some changes for the Los Angeles Dodgers that could be either in the front office, or on the managerial side of the organization.#142646252 / gettyimages.comThis is according to a video report on by Ken Rosenthal:It could even extend to Los Angeles, depending on how the Dodgers play in the postseason. This year the Dodgers have clinched...
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Jeff Banister Contacted About Astros Managerial Position

Ken Rosenthal reports today that Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister has been contacted by the Houston Astros about their vacant managerial position. Banister was named the bench coach of the Pirates back in November of 2010 and he is now in his 29th season in the organization, a career that began as a player back in 1986 when he was selected by the Pirates in the 25th round...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 team-by-team outlooks: What to expect this MLB season

Ken Rosenthal breaks down the East divisions, Jon Paul Morosi hits the Centrals and Rob Neyer shuts the door out West.
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun suspended by MLB for 65 games

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has been suspended by MLB for 65 games for “violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, ” according [...]
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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