The Texas Rangers and manager Ron Washington have agreed to an extension that extends Washington through the 2015 season, according John Blake, the team's Executive Vice President of communications.
Washington has a 611-524 record in 7 years with the Rangers. He has really made this team into a contender year after year and has taken them to two World Series losses, becoming only the third African American manager to take his team to the World Series.
Aguably the best manager in Rangers history, Washington holds the club record for wins as a manager. He's taken them to their only two World Series, and has led their team to 40% of their division titles. Prior to managing the Rangers, Washington was a coach in the Mets' and Athletics' organizations and played a role in the book Moneyball. The 61-year-old will get at least two more chances to win the World Series in Texas.
Former second baseman Ian Kinsler said this about Washington in 2010.