Washington says Rangers are better off with Ponson gone
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Sidney Ponson might have been one of the Texas Rangers' most effective starters, but manager Ron Washington said Saturday his pitching staff will be better off without Ponson's abrasive personality.
Ponson was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Friday night for being what general manager Jon Daniels characterized as a disruptive presence despite his 4-1 record and 3.88 ERA.
Texas was Ponson's sixth big-league stop, fourth in the last three years. ...
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