Rangers fire Jon Daniels after 0 million failure

Rangers fire Jon Daniels after $500 million failure

The Rangers are cleansing home.

Two days after firing supervisor Chris Woodward, the Rangers fired president of baseball operations Jon Daniels, giving the function to GM Chris Younger, the group introduced on Wednesday.

The Rangers fired president of baseball operations Jon Daniels.Corbis/Icon Sportswire through Getty

“The underside line is we’ve got not had a successful document since 2016 and for a lot of that point, haven’t been aggressive within the AL West Division,” proprietor Ray Davis mentioned in a press release saying the transfer. “Whereas I’m sure we’re not off course, I really feel a change in management of the baseball operations division shall be helpful going ahead.

“Chris Younger is without doubt one of the prime younger baseball executives within the enterprise and in his 21 months on the job has introduced welcome power and new concepts to the group. I’m assured in Chris’ capacity to guide our baseball operations with the objective of manufacturing a constant winner on the sphere.”

Texas at present sits in third place within the AL West with a 52-64 document. The group spent $500 million over the offseason to attempt to construct a playoff contender, including Corey Seager and Marcus Semien — the previous coming with a $325 million price ticket.

Corey Seager (l.) and Marcus Semien.Getty Photographs

Younger, a former pitcher for six groups together with the Mets, moved into an government function after retiring in 2018. He first labored for MLB because the VP of on-field operations, initiatives and technique, being promoted in 2020 to senior vp.

Later that 12 months, he was employed by the Rangers as basic supervisor.

Now, at 43, he shoulders the accountability of constructing the group again right into a aggressive outfit.

The Rangers haven’t completed above .500 since 2016, final making the playoffs in the identical season, once they have been swept out of the ALDS by Toronto.

Carlos Beltran is reportedly a candidate to switch Woodward within the dugout.

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