Ron Washington Resigns As Texas Rangers Manager, Cites Personal Reasons

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington announced his resignation effective immediately on Friday, citing unspecified personal reasons.

According to ESPN's Jim Bowden, the club made the announcement shortly after his resignation, naming bench coach Tim Bogar as the team's interim manager:

Although 2014 has been an injury-plagued nightmare for the Rangers on the field, Washington leaves behind a winning legacy for what was once a struggling franchise:

In addition, despite admitted struggles with substance abuse in the past, Washington's departure from the team has nothing to do with those past hurdles:

Stay tuned to Chat Sports for more on this developing story as additional information is made available.

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