Read an article this evening saying that Hicks might have six offers for sale of the Rangers. This is not surprising, as all indicators seem to be that the team will change ownership hands this coming off-season. Assuming that’s legit, this would just be part of that process, and itself isn’t newsworthy, but I haven’t seen any hard news in a little bit since that bru-ha-ha I started by reporting what I heard on XM about MLB loaning Hicks money for payroll.
Anyway, the only offer I care about is the one from Nolan Ryan, or at least the one that Nolan Ryan is involved in, and the one that will result in Nolan Ryan being the primary owner.
This is all amusing timing, as I got an email this morning from Ranger fan “Darren”, asking me this.
Joe, They (Dunham & Miller) have been talking about moving the Rangers this morning. Are you hearing it?
I wrote him back saying that I had not, as I don’t care for the Ticket at all, and never listen. Did anyone else hear this? Since I did not, I can’t directly comment on what they said. I wonder if it was actual talk about the team moving (like news), or was it just them speculating on what might happen if finances don’t get any better? Let me know what happened here.
To top this all off, it’s interesting to add that I heard on the radio yesterday driving to the doubleheader a report saying that AAA Round Rock might become the Rangers new AAA affiliate once the contract for RR & OKC expire after the 2010 season.
Gee, would that work out for Nolan Ryan owning the Rangers and owning one of their minor league affiliates, eh? :)