Rangers manager Ron Washington has had his ups and downs over his time with the team. But he has guided his young ballclub to an 8.5 game lead in the AL West and is respected by his players.
AL West Standings
The Rangers are finally transferring ownership to the group with Nolan Ryan, who is current President of the franchise. The Rangers are looking to go deep in 2010, but build around the young core of talent they have to stay a step ahead of the Angels, Athletics, and Mariners.