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Texas Rangers introduce Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish in Arlington, TX.
Rangers manager Ron Washington, left and general manager Jon Daniels, right, pose with new Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish during a press conference at The Ballpark in Arlington on January 20, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. Darvish signed a contract worth $60 million over six years. The two-time MVP of Japan's Pacific League had a 93-38 record with a 1.99 ERA in 167 games the past seven seasons. The 25-year-old right-hander was a five-time All-Star in Japan. UPI/Ian Halperin
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Jon Daniels (born August 24, 1977) is the current General Manager (GM) of the U.S. baseball club the Texas Rangers. He is the youngest GM in Major League Baseball.

After graduating from Cornell University in 1999, Daniels went into business development for Allied Domecq.

His baseball career began in 2001, when he landed an internship with the Colorado Rockies. After the baseball season concluded that year, Daniels was informed of an opening in the Rangers organization. He applied and was hired by then GM John Hart as assistant director of baseball operations. In July 2004, Grady Fuson left the organization and Daniels was promoted to assistant GM.

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