OFFICIAL: There’s a brand new sheriff on the town! pic.twitter.com/6Cau93FLOg
— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) November 3, 2018
Woodward had been the Dodgers’ third base coach since 2016, and earlier than that he was named Seattle’s minor league infield coordinator in 2012. He was finally promoted to the Mariners’ infield coach in 2014.
Woodward, 42, additionally performed within the majors from 1999-2011 for the Blue Jays, Mets, Braves, Mariners and Pink Sox.
Woodward was interviewed for the Yankees’ open managerial job final season earlier than it was awarded to Aaron Boone.
He has by no means managed a workforce at any stage.
Woodward replaces Jeff Banister, who was fired by the Rangers in September after 5 years as Texas’ head man.