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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Jon Daniels has high expectations for Rangers |

General manager Jon Daniels made it clear what the Rangers’ intentions are in 2017.

“We expect to win,” Daniels said on Tuesday at the club’s post-season press conference.

Daniels does not see a window closing.

“Our job as a baseball leadership team, if we are doing our jobs right—I don’t think the window, there is an open and closed period. Good organizations find a way to win year in and year out. I don’t think after an x number of years, you do about face and change plans.”

Jim Furtado Posted: October 12, 2016 at 06:28 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Monday, June 06, 2016

Texas Rangers: Grant: Ten years later, Rangers GM Jon Daniels reveals what his first MLB draft taught him | SportsDay

“Our clarity and our process have been streamlined exponentially,” Levine said.

Said Daniels: “I’m less involved now than back then. Really stems from a near-unconditional trust in Kip and our staff and respect for their process and preparation. My involvement is more setting direction and philosophy, asking challenging questions at times, and working through strategy. But with very few exceptions I’ve stayed out of the player-picking business.”

Even though he ultimately bears accountability for adding more of them to the organization than anybody who has come before him.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 06, 2016 at 07:54 AM | 0 comment(s)
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