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What's Nolan seeing that we're not?

Ryan's faith in Washington's casual Rangers remains steadfast in face of challenges

Updated: April 1, 2010, 11:58 PM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

Nolan Ryan is a thoughtful man. He is not prone to overreaction, a trait that was severely tested in July when manager Ron Washington offered to resign as Texas Rangers manager after his well-publicized confession to cocaine use.

The smart move, it seems to me, probably would have been to accept the offer, take the PR hit sooner rather than later, and move on to another manager.

Ryan and general manager Jon Daniels, however, chose the road less traveled, the one littered ...

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