The Rangers commenced the yr with heightened expectations and will quit it looking for a new manager.

The crew fired Chris Woodward on Monday, The Post’s Jon Heyman confirmed. The Rangers presently take a seat with a 51-63 record, 23 video games at the back of the first-place Astros in the AL West.

Third base instruct Tony Beasley was once named the meantime supervisor of the Rangers, beginning with Monday night’s recreation towards the Oakland A’s

 

Chris Woodward was fired by the Rangers this season as they’ve underperformed following an expensive offseason.
Chris Woodward was fired by the Rangers this season as they’ve underperformed following an expensive offseason.

The Rangers have been predicted to compete for a playoff spot this season after the splashy additions of Corey Seager and Marcus Semien. The contracts totaled $500 million with Seager getting a huge $325 million after he starred for the Dodgers for years.

“We did now not come into this season wondering we had put collectively a championship roster. We notion we’d taken a main step ahead in brain from the place we have been a yr ago,” stated Jon Daniels, the team’s president of baseball operations. “We’ve simply had aspirations perhaps to overachieve some and nonetheless do have those, however we were, and proceed to be, sensible about about the place we are. … That said, we did assume that we’d be higher than our record, and higher than the way that we’ve played at times.”

 

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