Source: Nolan Ryan's son, Reid, to be named next president of Astros
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Earlier this week, speculation was swirling that Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan could become the next president of the Houston Astros. Turns out, according to MLB.com, his son will take the reins instead.
MLB.com is reporting that Reid Ryan, who runs the Texas Rangers Triple-A affiliate in Round Rock and Astros Double-A team in Corpus Christi, will be announced as the new Astros president on Friday.
The announcement comes just three days after George Postolos resigned from the position, which he had held since November of 2011.
We'll have much more on this story on Eyewitness News this afternoon and abc13.com.
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