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Ron Washington wins 582nd game to become Rangers all-time winningest manager

Behind starter Derek Holland, the Rangers shut out the Athletics 4-0 to take a series win and cut their deficit in the AL West to 2.5 games. The victory was Ron Washington’s 582nd as Rangers manager, moving into first place … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton, Ron Washington draw blame for the Rangers’ early exit

From Hardball Talk I maintain that the Rangers are baseball’s most talented team. That they’re done after one wild card game falls mostly on the shoulders of Josh Hamilton and the shortcomings of manager Ron Washington. Hamilton’s struggles are well … Continue reading

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Ron Washington: “There was only one Katrina”

Rangers manager Ron Washington will entertain about a dozen family members this week, but has no plans to go back to his home in New Orleans after Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to strengthen into a hurricane as it … Continue reading

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Walking through the park and reminiscing.

From The Newberg Report Kansas City signed 18-year-old Ron Washington as a catcher but raised him as a shortstop-second baseman-third baseman.  He spent six seasons there, reaching Class AA the last two, where he saw most of his playing time … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Josh

Do you think Josh Hamilton has had enough of the spotlight since the season began? After hitting .395 in April and .344 in May, Hamilton has hit just .191 in June. He also has more strikeouts in June (26) than … Continue reading

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Rangers keep manager Ron Washington through 2014 with two-year contract extension

From Hardball Talk Ron Washington’s contract was set to expire after this season, but the Rangers have signed the 60-year-old manager to a two-year extension that will keep him in Texas through 2014. Washington’s current deal was also a two-year … Continue reading

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NLBM’s Legacy Awards link present to past

By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com KANSAS CITY — Rangers manager Ron Washington was having a great time on Saturday at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, his destination to receive the C.I. Taylor Award as American League manager of the year. … Continue reading

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A recording of Ron Washington’s speech before Game 7

The fine fellas at Joe Sports Fan have obtained a recording of Rangers manager Ron Washington’s pregame speech from Game 7 of the World Series. It’s about as graphic as it gets, with Washington frequently referring to Cardinals starter Chris … Continue reading

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Rejoice: Li’l Ron Washington (And His Mustache) Are Back For The World Series

From Sports Grid You remember Li’l Ron Washington, right? The kid (real name: Liam Roybal) who took the baseball world by storm last year with a Halloween costume that made him look exactly like a miniature replica of the Rangers manager? … Continue reading

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You have to love Ron Washington’s excitement

Check out how Ron Washington’s excitement gets on camera. This was his reaction to Josh Hamilton’s game winning hit Tuesday night.  

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