Rangers' skipper on shaky ground

After drug admission, Washington's career as MLB manager likely coming to an end

Updated: March 29, 2010, 10:48 AM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- To watch Ron Washington go about his job on the back fields of the Rangers' spring training complex, you'd think nothing has changed at all.

He still teaches when the opportunity presents itself, still smiles and laughs with friends, still occasionally sneaks one of his beloved Winstons when -- he hopes -- no one is looking.

That belies the underlying truth, though, because on March 17, 2010, Washington's life changed forever.

He is the same likable person, ...

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