Dodgers coach Wood­ward named Rangers’ man­ager

The Bradenton Herald (Sunday) - - Sports -

The Texas Rangers hired Los An­ge­les Dodgers third base coach Chris Wood­ward as their man­ager, six weeks af­ter Jeff Banis­ter was fired.

Wood­ward, 42, re­ceived a three-year con­tract with a club op­tion for 2022. He is to be in­tro­duced at news con­fer­ence Mon­day.

Wood­ward in­her­its a team that went 67-95 and fin­ished last in the AL West, with the fo­cus turn­ing to the de­vel­op­ment of

younger play­ers. Texas had its first con­sec­u­tive los­ing sea­sons since 2005-08.

He spent the past three years on Dave Roberts’ staff af­ter work­ing for Seat­tle the pre­vi­ous three years.

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