Former Astros group president Reid Ryan, who was let go by proprietor Jim Crane earlier this yr, has reassumed the title of CEO at Ryan Sanders Sports activities and Leisure.
Ryan based the corporate — initially known as Ryan Sanders Baseball — however his brother, Reese, had dealt with day-to-day operations and held the CEO title whereas Reid labored for the Astros.
Reese Ryan is “is transitioning into one other management function for the Ryan household’s different enterprise ventures,” in response to an announcement from the corporate on Tuesday. The 2 males are sons of Corridor of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan.
Reid Ryan’s contract with the Astros expired in October. Crane dismissed Ryan shortly after the 2019 World Collection to permit his son, Jared Crane, to enter the Astros’ enterprise operations construction and kind a succession plan.
Reid Ryan remained with the membership as an government adviser all through the 2020 season. Within the wake of Reid Ryan’s reassignment, Nolan Ryan relinquished his function as an government adviser.
Ryan Sanders Baseball based each the Spherical Rock Categorical and Corpus Christi Hooks. Crane bought the Hooks from them in 2013 and the group stays the Astros’ Class AA affiliate.
The Categorical was an Astros affiliate from 2000-2010 and once more in 2019. Main League Baseball’s restructuring of the minor league system will make them a Texas Rangers affiliate in 2021.
Earlier than the restructuring turned official, Crane and the Astros bought an possession stake within the Sugar Land Skeeters, which would be the group’s Class AAA affiliate in 2021, eradicating a remaining tie between the Ryan household and the Astros.