Ryan hopes the Rangers' nucleus stays healthy.
"We have what I call established veterans on the ballclub that aren't at the end of their careers. They're at the peak of their careers," Ryan said. "You kind of go around the ballclub and you look at Josh and you look at Adrian (Beltre) and you look at Ian (Kinsler) and you look at Michael (Young) and Nelly (Nelson Cruz) and that's the nucleus of a ballclub that's not growing old yet."
Last season, the team won despite injuries to important players.
"If we can narrow the amount of time that those guys spend on the disabled list," Ryan said, 'then it even increases the opportunities that we have of being an even better ballclub. That's the way I look at it."
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