Ron Washington Fantasy Baseball News, Notes, Rumors and Statistics Fantasy Baseball | Draft Guide | Team News
The latest Ron Washington MLB and fantasy baseball news
Sun, 19 May 2013 22:54:38 -0700
Updating previous items, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington acknowledged when he met with SP Alexi Ogando (biceps) about the pitcher's biceps tendonitis, Ogando revealed that it had been bothering him before his start against the Oakland Athletics. Ogando is now on the 15-day disabled list. "He finally told me that when we were talking and I said 'You can't do that'," Washington said. "He's got a different workload this year. When you are a reliever and you only have to pitch an inning or so, you can pitch through some soreness, but when you are a starter, it's a different situation. You can make it worse."
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 09:22:07 -0700
The Texas Rangers will not fire manager Ron Washington if they lose their Wild Card playoff game Friday, Oct. 5. Washington is under contract through the 2014 season.
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 01:01:52 -0700
With Texas Rangers RP Mike Adams (cervical) out with a cervical strain, the team said RP Koji Uehara will take on more responsibilities. "He has been very aggressive and very convenient with his pitches," manager Ron Washington said. "He's getting early outs, he's not wasting pitches. He's attacking the strike zone. He looks strong. He looks like he's fired up to compete."
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:54:03 -0700
Updating previous items, the word from Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is OF Josh Hamilton (sinus) will miss the entire Mariners series in Seattle. Hamilton has been suffering from equilibrium problems and blurry vision, believed related to a sinus infection, for a few days.
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 23:52:42 -0700
Texas Rangers CL Joe Nathan was held out of action Friday, Sept. 14, because he pitched each of the three previous days. Manager Ron Washington said Nathan might be held out of action Saturday, Sept. 15, as well. RP Alexi Ogando was designated for closing duties Friday and would likely close Saturday if needed.
Sun, 15 Jul 2012 14:31:34 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said there is a chance RPs Koji Uehara (lat) and Alexi Ogando (groin) could come off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 17.
Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:12:32 -0700
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has indicated Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander may start the All-Star Game for the American League on Tuesday, July 10.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:10:06 -0800
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is putting an emphasis on his pitchers throwing inside to batters this spring. "We've got all these power arms we've been throwing out there, and we need them to throw inside for strikes," Washington said. "Now that they've been through the wars, it's time to start perfecting it and start using every part of the plate."
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 19:47:25 -0800
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington watched intently Thursday, Feb. 23, and Friday, Feb. 24, as his pitchers took fielding practice. He stressed defense when he met with pitchers and catcher prior to Thursday's first workout. "We put ourselves in predicaments that we shouldn't have been in. If you throw it away, you throw it away," pitching coach Mike Maddux said. "But if you throw it away because your footwork is not sufficient, then we have an issue. That's the big thing - fundamentals."
Mon, 30 Jan 2012 13:15:39 -0800
The Texas Rangers agreed to a two-year contract extension with manager Ron Washington Monday, Jan. 30. Financial terms weren't disclosed.