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2017 Texas RangersSeason Roster
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Keone Kela played for the 2017 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record78-84 (4th in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank16th
ManagerJeff BanisterGeneral ManagerJon Daniels
CoachesTony Beasley (Third Base Coach), Doug Brocail (Pitching Coach), Steve Buechele (Bench Coach), Brad Holman (Bullpen Coach), Anthony Iapoce (Hitting Coach), Justin Mashore (Assistant Hitting Coach), Hector Ortiz (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBubba Thompson (#26)
Minor League AffiliatesRound Rock Express (AAA) 66-72 ... Frisco RoughRiders (AA) 29-41 ... Down East Wood Ducks (A+) 62-77 ... Hickory Crawdads (A) 64-76 ... Spokane Indians (A-) 39-37 ... Dominican Rangers 2 (Rk) 46-25 ... Arizona Rangers (Rk) 30-25 ... Dominican Rangers (Rk) 42-28 ...
Years Available1961-2017

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The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2017 Texas Rangers.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2017 baseball season.

2017 Texas Rangers Roster

TopPREV   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)
39Dario AlvarezP6-1 170 L-L 1989-01-17 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2013-20172014-2017  
2007-   UDFA-PHI
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
1Elvis AndrusSS6-0 186 R-R 1988-08-26 28Caracas,Venezuela MLB2005-20172009-2017  
2005-   UDFA-ATL
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
43Tony BarnetteP6-2 177 R-R 1983-11-09 33Anchorage,Alaska MLB2003-20172016-2017Jefferson (Auburn,WA)Arizona St, Central Arizona Col
2006-10- 297-ARI
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
60Anthony BassP6-2 190 R-R 1987-11-01 29Dearborn,Michigan MLB2006-20172011-2017Trenton (Trenton,MI)Wayne St
2008- 5- 165-SDN
MinorsChicago Cubs (MLB)
29Adrian Beltre3B5-11 170 R-R 1979-04-07 38Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1996-20171998-2017Liceo Maximo Gomez (Santo Domingo,DR)
1994-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
56Austin Bibens-DirkxP6-2 190 R-R 1985-04-29 32Salem,Oregon MLB2004-20172017-2017McNary (Keizer,OR)Portland, Chemeketa CC
2006-16- 471-SEA
MinorsTexas Rangers (MLB)
51Matt BushP5-11 170 R-R 1986-02-08 31San Diego,California MLB2004-20172016-2017Mission Bay (San Diego,CA)
2004- 1-   1-SDN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
55Willie CalhounLF5-9 177 L-R 1994-11-04 22Vallejo,California MLB2014-20172017-2017Benicia (Benicia,CA)Arizona, Yavapai Col
2015- 4- 132-LAN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
54Andrew CashnerP6-5 185 R-R 1986-09-11 30Montgomery,Texas MLB2006-20172010-2017Conroe (Conroe,TX)Texas Christian U., Angelina Col
2008- 1-  19-CHN
ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
61Robinson ChirinosC6-1 185 R-R 1984-06-05 33Punto Fijo,Venezuela MLB2001-20172011-2017  
2000-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
17Shin-Soo ChooRF5-11 178 L-L 1982-07-30 34Pusan,Korea MLB2001-20172005-2017  
2000-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
57Preston ClaiborneP6-2 215 R-R 1988-01-21 29Dallas,Texas MLB2007-20172013-2017Smith (Carrollton,TX)Tulane U.
2010-17- 535-NYA
MinorsCleveland Indians (MLB)
58Alex ClaudioP6-3 160 L-L 1992-01-31 25Juncos,Puerto Rico MLB2010-20172014-2017  
2010-27- 826-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
11Yu DarvishP6-5 190 R-R 1986-08-16 30Osaka,Japan MLB2005-20172012-2017  
2012-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
3Delino DeshieldsLF5-9 188 R-R 1992-08-16 24Norcross,Georgia MLB2010-20172015-2017Woodward Academy (College Park,GA)
2010- 1-   8-HOU
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
41Jake DiekmanP6-4 190 L-L 1987-01-21 30Wymore,Nebraska MLB2007-20172012-2017Wymore Southern (Wymore,NE)Cloud County CC
2007-30- 923-PHI
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
47Sam DysonP6-2 195 R-R 1988-05-07 29Tampa,Florida MLB2008-20172012-2017Jesuit (Tampa,FL)South Carolina
2010- 4- 126-TOR
ActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
38Paolo EspinoP5-10 190 R-R 1987-01-10 30Panama City,Panama MLB2007-20172017-2017IMG Academy (Bradenton,FL)
2006-10- 311-CLE
MinorsTexas Rangers (MLB)
49Ernesto FrieriP6-2 168 R-R 1985-07-19 31Arjona,Colombia MLB2005-20172009-2017  
2003-   UDFA-SDN
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
13Joey Gallo3B6-5 205 L-R 1993-11-19 23Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2012-20172015-2017Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas,NV)
2012- 1-  39-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
45Nick GardewineP6-1 160 R-R 1993-08-15 23Effingham,Illinois MLB2013-20172017-2017Effingham (Effingham,IL)Kaskaskia Col
2013- 7- 220-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
36Dillon GeeP6-1 195 R-R 1986-04-28 31Cleburne,Texas MLB2005-20172010-2017Cleburne (Cleburne,TX)Texas-Arlington
2007-21- 663-NYN
International  
14Carlos GomezCF6-2 170 R-R 1985-12-04 31Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2004-20172007-2017  
2002-   UDFA-NYN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
36Miguel GonzalezP6-0 165 R-R 1984-05-27 33Guadalajara,Mexico MLB2005-20172012-2017San Fernando (San Fernando,CA)Mission Col
2004-   UDFA-ANA
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
23Phil Gosselin2B6-1 185 R-R 1988-10-03 28West Chester,Pennsylvania MLB2008-20172013-2017Malvern Preparatory School (Malvern,PA)Virginia
2010- 5- 164-ATL
MinorsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
64A.J. GriffinP6-5 215 R-R 1988-01-28 29El Cajon,California MLB2007-20172012-2017Grossmont (El Cajon,CA)San Diego
2010-13- 395-OAK
Free Agent  
37Jason GrilliP6-4 185 R-R 1976-11-11 40Royal Oak,Michigan MLB1995-20172000-2017Baker (Baldwinsville,NY)Seton Hall U.
1997- 1-   4-SFN
Free Agent  
35Cole HamelsP6-3 170 L-L 1983-12-27 33San Diego,California MLB2003-20172006-2017Rancho Bernardo (San Diego,CA)
2002- 1-  17-PHI
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
49Mike HauschildP6-3 205 R-R 1990-01-22 27Beavercreek,Ohio MLB2009-20172017-2017Beavercreek (Beavercreek,OH)Dayton
2012-33- 999-HOU
MinorsHouston Astros (AAA)
31Jared HoyingCF6-3 177 L-R 1989-05-18 28Fort Loramie,Ohio MLB2008-20172016-2017Fort Loramie (Fort Loramie,OH)Toledo
2010-10- 316-TEX
International  
23Jeremy JeffressP6-0 175 R-R 1987-09-21 29South Boston,Virginia MLB2006-20172010-2017Halifax County (South Boston,VA)
2006- 1-  16-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
53A.J. JimenezC6-0 185 R-R 1990-05-01 27San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB2008-20172017-2017  
2008- 9- 279-TOR
Free Agent  
50Keone KelaP6-1 190 R-R 1993-04-16 24Seattle,Washington MLB2012-20172015-2017Chief Sealth (Seattle,WA)Everett CC
2012-12- 396-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
38Pete KozmaSS6-0 170 R-R 1988-04-11 29Owasso,Oklahoma MLB2007-20172011-2017Owasso (Owasso,OK)
2007- 1-  18-SLN
MinorsDetroit Tigers (MLB)
62Jose LeclercP6-0 165 R-R 1993-12-19 23Esperanza,Dom Rep MLB2011-20172016-2017  
2010-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
25Jonathan LucroyC6-0 185 R-R 1986-06-13 31Eustis,Florida MLB2005-20172010-2017Umatilla (Umatilla,FL)UL Lafayette
2007- 3- 101-MIL
Free Agent  
49Jhan MarinezP6-1 165 R-R 1988-08-12 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2007-20172010-2017  
2006-   UDFA-FLO
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (MLB)
22Nick MartinezP6-0 178 R-R 1990-08-05 26Miami,Florida MLB2009-20172014-2017Belen Jesuit (Miami,FL)Fordham U.
2011-18- 564-TEX
International  
30Nomar MazaraRF6-4 195 L-L 1995-04-26 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2012-20172016-2017  
2011-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
65Yohander MendezP6-4 178 L-L 1995-01-17 22Valencia,Venezuela MLB2012-20172016-2017  
2011-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
15Will Middlebrooks3B6-3 197 R-R 1988-09-09 28Greenville,Texas MLB2008-20172012-2017Liberty Eylau (Texarkana,TX)
2007- 5- 174-BOS
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)
5Mike Napoli1B6-1 205 R-R 1981-10-31 35Hollywood,Florida MLB2000-20172006-2017Charles Flanagan (Pembroke Pines,FL)
2000-17- 500-ANA
Free Agent  
6Brett NicholasC6-1 214 L-R 1988-07-18 28Phoenix,Arizona MLB2008-20172016-2017Pinnacle (Phoenix,AZ)Gonzaga U., Missouri, Scottsdale CC
2010- 6- 196-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
12Rougned Odor2B5-11 170 L-R 1994-02-03 23Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB2011-20172014-2017  
2011-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
33Martin PerezP6-0 165 L-L 1991-04-04 26Guanare estado Portuguesa,Venezuela MLB2008-20172012-2017  
2007-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
19Jurickson ProfarSS5-11 165 B-R 1993-02-20 24Willemstad,Curacao MLB2010-20172012-2017  
2009-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
18Drew RobinsonLF6-1 185 L-R 1992-04-20 25Las Vegas,Nevada MLB2012-20172017-2017Silverado (Las Vegas,NV)
2010- 4- 136-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
68Ricardo RodriguezP6-2 220 R-R 1992-08-31 24Maracay,Venezuela MLB2011-20172017-2017  
2010-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
44Tyson RossP6-6 225 R-R 1987-04-22 30Berkeley,California MLB2006-20172010-2017Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)California
2008- 2-  58-OAK
MinorsSan Diego Padres (MLB)
16Ryan RuaLF6-2 180 R-R 1990-03-11 27Amherst,Ohio MLB2011-20172014-2017Amherst Steele (Amherst,OH)Lake Erie Col
2011-17- 534-TEX
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
52Tanner ScheppersP6-4 195 R-R 1987-01-17 30Mission Viejo,California MLB2006-20172012-2017Dana Hills (Dana Point,CA)Fresno St
2009- 1-  44-TEX
International  
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