ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says it's his full expectation that manager Ron Washington will return next season.
The Rangers started play Tuesday mired in a seven-game losing streak and have seen their AL West title hopes apparently slip away for a second straight season because of a September slide. Texas dropped 12 of its first 14 games this month.
"I refer to us as partners, and I feel very much that way," Daniels said before Tuesday night's game at Tampa Bay.
"Other than that, we'll address everything in the offseason. Like I said, I fully expect that partnership will continue."
Texas is in a crowded field for an AL wild-card spot.