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Poise pays off for Jon Daniels

GM never panics, which is why Rangers are in position to make another run

Updated: August 15, 2013, 1:25 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jon Daniels' best trait as a baseball man is he never, ever panics.

Not when his Texas Rangers slumped and fell six games behind then division-leading Oakland Athletics in July.

Not when his entire lineup went into a collective funk and ran the bases like a group of T-ball players.

Not even when Major League Baseball popped Nelson Cruz -- the Rangers' biggest bat -- with a 50-game suspension after he was linked to Biogenesis and baseball's performance-enhancing ...

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