Rangers adding Jones to coaching staff
NOV 01, 2013 5:37p ET
Daniels said it's unclear whether Jones would be the first-base coach or the seventh coach but that he would have one of the jobs. The first-base coaching vacancy was created when the Rangers opted to get rid of Dave Anderson.
Jones knows the Rangers system well, having spent 26 seasons as either a coach or manager with the organization. Jones, who has spent the last three seasons as the manager of Round Rock, has guided 12 teams to the postseason.
Jones was also on the Texas coaching staff under Johnny Oates (2000, 2001) and Buck Showalter (2006). He served as the first base coach, third base coach and outfield instructor with the Rangers.
Jones also played parts of nine seasons in the majors, playing for the Rangers and the Angels.
Daniels said the club has talked with Frisco manager Steve Buechele about taking over as the Round Rock manager but not decision has been made.
Daniels also said the Rangers want the final coaching hire to have experience working with catchers.
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