Texas Rangers fireplace president of baseball operations Jon Daniels

Jon Daniels is out as president of baseball operations for the Texas Rangers after 17 years main the membership.

Group proprietor Ray Davis stated Wednesday that Daniels was being relieved of his duties instantly after the choice was made to not renew his contract on the finish of this season.

Jon has at all times had the perfect pursuits of the Rangers group in thoughts on and off the sector and in the neighborhood,” Davis said in a statement. “However the backside line is now we have not had a successful report since 2016 and for a lot of that point, haven’t been aggressive within the AL West division.

“While I am certain we are heading in the right direction, I feel a change in the leadership of the baseball operations department will be beneficial going forward.”

Daniels’ departure got here two days after supervisor Chris Woodward was fired in his fourth season.

Daniels was the youngest normal supervisor ever within the majors when he obtained the job with the Rangers at age 28 in October 2005. He added the title of president of baseball operations in 2013 and held each titles till Chris Younger was introduced in because the crew’s normal supervisor in December 2020.

“Jon’s accomplishments in his 17 years running our baseball operations department have been numerous,” Davis stated within the assertion. “… His impact on the growth of our player development, scouting, and analytics groups has been immense.”

The Rangers made their solely World Sequence appearances in 2010 and 2011, then gained AL West titles once more in 2015 and 2016. However they’re on tempo for his or her sixth consecutive dropping report, the franchise’s longest such streak since transferring to Texas a half-century in the past.

Davis stated Younger will lead the Rangers’ baseball operations division transferring ahead.

“Chris Young is one of the top young baseball executives in the business and in his 21 months on the job has brought welcome energy and new ideas to the organization,” Davis stated. “I am confident in Chris’ ability to lead our baseball operations with the goal of producing a consistent winner on the field.”