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2009 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Hank Blalock played for the 2009 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record87-75 (3rd in American League West)League Rank6thMLB Rank15th
BallparkRangers Ballpark in Arlington
ManagerRon WashingtonGeneral ManagerJon Daniels
CoachesDave Anderson (Third Base Coach), Andy Hawkins (Bullpen Coach), Rudy Jaramillo (Hitting Coach), Mike Maddux (Pitching Coach), Jackie Moore (Bench Coach), Johnny Narron (Special Assignment Coach), Johnny Narron (Assistant Coach), Gary Pettis (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMatt Purke (#14)
Payroll$68,178,798 (Rank: 22nd)
Attendance2,156,016 (Rank: 18th)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City Redhawks (AAA) 69-75 ... Frisco Roughriders (AA) 72-68 ... Bakersfield Blaze (A+) 75-65 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 63-76 ... Spokane Indians (A-) 37-39 ... Arizona Rangers (Rk) 25-31 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2009 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2009 baseball season.

2009 Texas Rangers Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
1Elvis AndrusSS6-0 186 R-R 1988-08-26 20Caracas,Venezuela MLB2005-20182009-2018  
2005-   UDFA-ATL
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
3Joaquin Arias2B6-1 160 R-R 1984-09-21 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2002-20152006-2015  
2001-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
37Kris BensonP6-4 188 R-R 1974-11-07 34Kennesaw,Georgia MLB1994-20101999-2010Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)Clemson U.
1996- 1-   1-PIT
 
9Hank Blalock1B-DH6-1 190 L-R 1980-11-21 28San Diego,California MLB1999-20102002-2010Rancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA)
1999- 3- 105-TEX
 
41Brandon BoggsLF-CF6-0 190 B-R 1983-01-09 26Marietta,Georgia MLB2002-20152008-2011Pope (Marietta,GA)Georgia Tech
2004- 4- 111-TEX
Free Agent  
29Julio BorbonDH-LF6-1 180 L-L 1986-02-20 23Starkville,Mississippi MLB2005-20172009-2016   Tennessee
2007- 1-  35-TEX
Free Agent  
22Marlon ByrdCF6-0 225 R-R 1977-08-30 31Boynton Beach,Florida MLB1999-20162002-2016Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1999-10- 306-PHI
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
17Nelson CruzRF6-3 170 R-R 1980-07-01 28Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB2001-20182005-2018  
1998-   UDFA-NYN
ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)
19Chris Davis1B6-3 210 L-R 1986-03-17 23Longview,Texas MLB2006-20182008-2018Longview (Longview,TX)Navarro Col
2006- 5- 148-TEX
ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
55Willie EyreP6-1 200 R-R 1978-07-21 30Fountain Valley,California MLB1998-20122006-2011Cyprus (Magna,UT)Col. Eastern Utah
1999-23- 689-MIN
Free Agent  
39Scott FeldmanP6-4 210 R-R 1983-02-07 26Kailua,Hawaii MLB2002-20172005-2017Burlingame (Burlingame,CA)Col. San Mateo
2003-30- 886-TEX
Free Agent  
30Neftali FelizP6-3 180 R-R 1988-05-02 21Azua,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182009-2017  
2005-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
50Frank FranciscoP6-2 179 R-R 1980-06-11 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1999-20142004-2014  
1996-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
68Craig GentryCF6-2 190 R-R 1983-11-29 25Van Buren,Arkansas MLB2003-20182009-2018Fort Smith Christian (Fort Smith,AR)Arkansas, Arkansas-Fort Smith
2006-10- 298-TEX
Free Agent  
6Esteban German3B-2B5-9 165 R-R 1978-12-26 30Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1998-20152002-2011  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
11Greg GolsonCF6-0 190 R-R 1985-09-17 23Austin,Texas MLB2004-20172008-2011Connally (Austin,TX)
2004- 1-  21-PHI
Free Agent  
49Jason GrilliP6-4 185 R-R 1976-11-11 32Royal Oak,Michigan MLB1995-20172000-2017Baker (Baldwinsville,NY)Seton Hall U.
1997- 1-   4-SFN
Free Agent  
18Eddie GuardadoP6-0 194 R-L 1970-10-02 38Stockton,California MLB1990-20091993-2009Franklin (Stockton,CA)San Joaquin Delta Col
1990-21- 570-MIN
 
32Josh HamiltonCF6-4 240 L-L 1981-05-21 28Raleigh,North Carolina MLB1999-20162007-2015Athens Drive (Raleigh,NC)
1999- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
54Matt HarrisonP6-3 190 L-L 1985-08-16 23Durham,North Carolina MLB2003-20152008-2015South Granville (Creedmoor,NC)
2003- 3-  97-ATL
Free Agent  
45Derek HollandP6-2 185 B-L 1986-10-09 22Newark,Ohio MLB2007-20182009-2018Newark (Newark,OH)Wallace St CC
2006-25- 748-TEX
ActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
35Tommy HunterP6-3 255 R-R 1986-07-03 22Indianapolis,Indiana MLB2006-20182008-2018Cathedral (Indianapolis,IN)Alabama
2007- 1-  54-TEX
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
28Jason JenningsP6-2 242 R-R 1978-07-17 30Dallas,Texas MLB1997-20112001-2009Poteet (Mesquite,TX)Baylor U.
1999- 1-  16-COL
 
25Andruw JonesDH6-1 210 R-R 1977-04-23 32Willemstad,Curacao MLB1994-20141996-2012  
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired  
5Ian Kinsler2B6-0 175 R-R 1982-06-22 27Tucson,Arizona MLB2001-20182006-2018Canyon del Oro (Tucson,AZ)Missouri, Arizona St, Central Arizona Col
2003-17- 496-TEX
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
60Warner MadrigalP6-0 190 R-R 1984-03-21 25San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2003-20162008-2009  
2001-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
52Doug MathisP6-2 218 R-R 1983-06-07 26Phoenix,Arizona MLB2003-20142008-2010Show Low (Show Low,AZ)Central Arizona Col, Missouri
2005-13- 399-TEX
Free Agent  
20Brandon McCarthyP6-7 180 R-R 1983-07-07 25Glendale,California MLB2002-20182005-2018Cheyenne Mountain (Colorado Springs,CO)Lamar CC
2002-17- 510-CHA
DL-10Atlanta Braves (AAA)
46Luis MendozaP6-3 180 R-R 1983-10-31 25Veracruz,Mexico MLB2002-20172007-2013  
2000-   UDFA-BOS
International  
33Kevin MillwoodP6-4 220 R-R 1974-12-24 34Gastonia,North Carolina MLB1993-20121997-2012Bessemer City (Bessemer City,NC)
1993-11- 320-ATL
Retired  
58Guillermo MoscosoP6-1 165 R-R 1983-11-14 25Maracay,Venezuela MLB2005-20182009-2013  
2003-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
14David MurphyLF6-3 195 L-L 1981-10-18 27Houston,Texas MLB2001-20162006-2015Klein (Klein,TX)Baylor U.
2003- 1-  17-BOS
Retired  
57Dustin NippertP6-7 210 R-R 1981-05-06 28Wheeling,West Virginia MLB2002-20102005-2010Beallsville (Beallsville,OH)West Virginia U., Ohio Valley U.
2002-15- 459-ARI
 
56Darren O'DayP6-4 222 R-R 1982-10-22 26Jacksonville,Florida MLB2003-20182008-2018Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville,FL)Florida
2006-   UDFA-ANA
DL-60Atlanta Braves (MLB)
44Vicente PadillaP6-2 200 R-R 1977-09-07 31Chinandoga,Nicaragua MLB1999-20131999-2012  
1998-   UDFA-ARI
International  
61Kevin RichardsonC6-3 230 R-R 1980-09-12 28Mount Vernon,Washington MLB2001-20112009-2009Bellingham (Bellingham,WA)Gonzaga U.
2002-   UDFA-TEX
 
7Ivan RodriguezC5-9 205 R-R 1971-11-30 37Vega Baja,Puerto Rico MLB1989-20111991-2011  
1988-   UDFA-TEX
 
59Josh RupeP6-2 180 R-R 1982-08-18 26Portsmouth,Virginia MLB2001-20122005-2011Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)Louisburg Col, Liberty U.
2002- 3-  90-CHA
 
21Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC6-4 235 B-R 1985-05-02 24West Palm Beach,Florida MLB2003-20182007-2018Royal Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
2003- 1-  36-ATL
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
64Pedro StropP6-0 160 R-R 1985-06-13 24San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20182009-2018  
2002-   UDFA-COL
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
2Taylor TeagardenC6-1 200 R-R 1983-12-21 25Dallas,Texas MLB2003-20152008-2015Creekview (Carrollton,TX)Texas
2005- 3-  99-TEX
Restricted  
13Omar VizquelSS-3B5-9 175 B-R 1967-04-24 42Caracas,Venezuela MLB1984-20121989-2012  
1984-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
36C.J. WilsonP6-2 195 L-L 1980-11-18 28Newport Beach,California MLB1999-20162005-2015Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley,CA)Loyola Marymount U., Santa Ana Col
2001- 5- 141-TEX
Free Agent  
10Michael Young3B6-1 175 R-R 1976-10-19 32Covina,California MLB1995-20132000-2013Bishop Amat (La Puente,CA)California-Santa Barbara
1997- 5- 149-TOR
Retired  
44 Players