Latest Chris Woodward News

Texas Rangers finalize mega-deals with SS Seager, 2B Semien

Dec. 01, 2021 19:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager and Marcus Semien were well aware of the 102 losses last year and five consecutive losing seasons for the Texas Rangers. As a half-billion dollar middle infield, they will now work together to turn things around in Texas. ...

Texas Rangers manager Woodward gets extension to 2023

Nov. 19, 2021 15:58 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward got a contract extension Friday that goes through the 2023 season and includes a club option for another year after that. The Rangers before last season had exercised their club option for 2022. Woodward...

Rangers name Hyers hitting coach, reunite him with Woodward

Nov. 10, 2021 13:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers named Tim Hyers their hitting coach Wednesday after he spent the past four seasons in the same role for the Boston Red Sox. Hyers and Rangers manager Chris Woodward worked together as assistants on manager Dave Roberts' staff...

Rangers hire Ecker as bench coach and offensive coordinator

Nov. 01, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have hired Donnie Ecker as their bench coach and also offensive coordinator, a role in which he will oversee the organization's overall hitting program at both the major and minor league levels. Texas is coming off a 102-loss...