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2006 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 835-784 + 51
Roster Continuity 56.08% 23/30
Manager(s): Buck Showalter
General Manager: Jon Daniels
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Ameriquest Field
Payroll: $ 68,228,662 18/30
Attendance: 2,388,757 16/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kasey Kiker (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Don Wakamatsu
Bullpen Coach: Dom Chiti
First Base Coach: Bob Jones
Hitting Coach: Rudy Jaramillo
Pitching Coach: Mark Connor
Third Base Coach: Steven Smith

#1 Draft Picks

Phil Nevin (#1), Mark Teixeira (#5), Drew Meyer (#10), Adam Eaton (#11), Adam Hyzdu (#15), Kip Wells (#16), R.A. Dickey (#18), John Wasdin (#25), Brad Wilkerson (#33), John Rheinecker (#37)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9369.574--
8973.5494.0
8082.49413.0
7884.48115.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2006 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12006-04-03L 3-7 BOS
    22006-04-04W 10-4 BOS
    32006-04-05L 1-2 BOS
    42006-04-06L 6-10 DET
    52006-04-07L 2-5 DET
    62006-04-08L 0-7 DET
    72006-04-09W 5-3 DET
    82006-04-10L 2-5 @ANA
    92006-04-11L 4-5 @ANA
    102006-04-12W 11-3 @ANA
    112006-04-14W 6-3 @OAK
    122006-04-15L 4-5 @OAK
    132006-04-16W 5-3 @OAK
    142006-04-18W 7-4 @SEA
    152006-04-19L 6-9 @SEA
    162006-04-20W 4-3 @SEA
    172006-04-21W 13-7 TBA
    182006-04-22W 6-5 TBA
    192006-04-23W 8-3 TBA
    202006-04-24L 2-3 OAK
    212006-04-25W 6-5 OAK
    222006-04-26L 4-6 OAK
    232006-04-28L 6-7 @CLE
    242006-04-29W 7-5 @CLE
    252006-04-30W 8-4 @CLE
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    262006-05-01W 3-0 @TBA
    272006-05-02W 7-5 @TBA
    282006-05-03W 2-1 BAL
    292006-05-04W 8-2 BAL
    302006-05-05L 7-8 NYA
    312006-05-06L 1-6 NYA
    322006-05-07L 5-8 NYA
    332006-05-08W 6-4 MIN
    342006-05-09L 5-15 MIN
    352006-05-10L 3-4 MIN
    362006-05-12W 6-0 @BOS
    372006-05-15W 4-2 @NYA
    382006-05-16L 13-14 @NYA
    392006-05-17L 3-4 @NYA
    402006-05-18W 6-2 @NYA
    412006-05-19L 3-5 @HOU
    422006-05-20W 6-0 @HOU
    432006-05-21L 0-5 @HOU
    442006-05-22W 3-2 ANA
    452006-05-23L 6-7 ANA
    462006-05-24L 5-8 ANA
    472006-05-25W 8-7 OAK
    482006-05-26W 5-3 OAK
    492006-05-27L 3-6 OAK
    502006-05-28W 4-3 OAK
    512006-05-29W 2-0 SEA
    522006-05-30W 6-4 SEA
    532006-05-31L 5-14 SEA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    542006-06-02W 4-3 @CHA
    552006-06-03L 6-8 @CHA
    562006-06-04W 10-2 @CHA
    572006-06-06W 6-2 @KCA
    582006-06-07W 4-2 @KCA
    592006-06-08L 12-16 @KCA
    602006-06-09L 3-4 @BOS
    612006-06-10W 7-4 @BOS
    622006-06-11L 4-5 @BOS
    632006-06-11W 13-6 @BOS
    642006-06-12L 3-8 CHA
    652006-06-13L 2-5 CHA
    662006-06-14W 8-0 CHA
    672006-06-15L 2-8 CHA
    682006-06-16W 5-3 ARI
    692006-06-17W 8-4 ARI
    702006-06-18W 10-7 ARI
    712006-06-20L 5-6 SDN
    722006-06-21L 2-3 SDN
    732006-06-22W 5-3 SDN
    742006-06-23W 8-6 @COL
    752006-06-24L 6-11 @COL
    762006-06-25L 0-3 @COL
    772006-06-27L 3-5 @SFN
    782006-06-28L 1-5 @SFN
    792006-06-29L 1-2 @SFN
    802006-06-30W 3-1 HOU
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    812006-07-01L 0-7 HOU
    822006-07-02L 5-9 HOU
    832006-07-03W 6-1 TOR
    842006-07-04L 2-3 TOR
    852006-07-05W 9-3 TOR
    862006-07-07W 9-4 MIN
    872006-07-08L 0-4 MIN
    882006-07-09W 5-2 MIN
    892006-07-13W 15-1 @BAL
    902006-07-14W 2-1 @BAL
    912006-07-15L 1-8 @BAL
    922006-07-16L 0-4 @BAL
    932006-07-17L 1-10 @TOR
    942006-07-18W 5-2 @TOR
    952006-07-19W 5-4 @TOR
    962006-07-20L 4-6 @BOS
    972006-07-21W 10-3 @CHA
    982006-07-22W 3-1 @CHA
    992006-07-23L 0-5 @CHA
    1002006-07-24L 2-6 NYA
    1012006-07-25L 4-7 NYA
    1022006-07-26L 7-8 NYA
    1032006-07-28L 3-11 KCA
    1042006-07-29L 3-5 KCA
    1052006-07-30W 15-2 KCA
    1062006-07-31L 2-15 @MIN
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1072006-08-01W 9-0 @MIN
    1082006-08-02W 10-2 @MIN
    1092006-08-03W 7-6 @ANA
    1102006-08-04W 7-3 @ANA
    1112006-08-05L 3-10 @ANA
    1122006-08-06L 1-9 @ANA
    1132006-08-07L 4-7 @OAK
    1142006-08-08L 6-7 @OAK
    1152006-08-09W 14-0 @OAK
    1162006-08-10W 8-2 SEA
    1172006-08-11W 14-7 SEA
    1182006-08-12W 5-4 SEA
    1192006-08-13W 10-6 SEA
    1202006-08-15L 7-9 ANA
    1212006-08-16W 9-3 ANA
    1222006-08-17L 2-4 @DET
    1232006-08-18W 2-1 @DET
    1242006-08-19W 3-1 @DET
    1252006-08-20W 7-6 @DET
    1262006-08-21L 3-4 @TBA
    1272006-08-22L 3-5 @TBA
    1282006-08-23L 3-7 @TBA
    1292006-08-24W 4-3 @TBA
    1302006-08-25L 3-9 OAK
    1312006-08-26L 3-5 OAK
    1322006-08-27W 3-0 OAK
    1332006-08-29W 9-4 BAL
    1342006-08-30L 4-7 BAL
    1352006-08-31W 7-5 BAL
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1362006-09-01L 2-7 CLE
    1372006-09-02L 5-6 CLE
    1382006-09-03W 5-2 CLE
    1392006-09-04W 8-1 @OAK
    1402006-09-05W 5-4 @OAK
    1412006-09-06L 6-9 @OAK
    1422006-09-08L 2-7 @SEA
    1432006-09-09L 2-3 @SEA
    1442006-09-10W 4-2 @SEA
    1452006-09-12L 2-3 @DET
    1462006-09-13W 11-3 @DET
    1472006-09-14L 1-2 ANA
    1482006-09-15L 1-2 ANA
    1492006-09-16W 12-6 ANA
    1502006-09-17W 8-1 ANA
    1512006-09-18W 8-1 SEA
    1522006-09-19L 7-9 SEA
    1532006-09-20L 3-6 SEA
    1542006-09-22W 12-4 CLE
    1552006-09-23L 3-6 CLE
    1562006-09-24L 6-11 CLE
    1572006-09-25L 3-8 @ANA
    1582006-09-26W 5-2 @ANA
    1592006-09-27L 5-6 @ANA
    1602006-09-29W 6-5 @SEA
    1612006-09-30L 1-3 @SEA
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1622006-10-01L 2-3 @SEA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    80-82
    Rod Barajas 94
    Gerald Laird 65
    Miguel Ojeda 3
    Mark Teixeira 159
    Phil Nevin 1
    Mark DeRosa 1
    Rod Barajas 1
    Ian Kinsler 117
    Mark DeRosa 26
    D'Angelo Jimenez 14
    Drew Meyer 3
    Jerry Hairston 1
    Eric Young 1
    Hank Blalock 120
    Mark DeRosa 39
    D'Angelo Jimenez 1
    Jerry Hairston 1
    Joaquin Arias 1
    Michael Young 155
    Mark DeRosa 4
    Joaquin Arias 2
    Jerry Hairston 1
    Brad Wilkerson 76
    Carlos Lee 51
    Kevin Mench 15
    Jerry Hairston 13
    Mark DeRosa 4
    Adrian Brown 1
    Freddy Guzman 1
    Eric Young 1
    Gary Matthews 141
    Laynce Nix 9
    Adrian Brown 6
    Jerry Hairston 5
    Freddy Guzman 1
    Mark DeRosa 59
    Kevin Mench 57
    Nelson Cruz 35
    Gary Matthews 3
    Jerry Hairston 3
    Brad Wilkerson 2
    Adrian Brown 1
    Adam Hyzdu 1
    Matt Stairs 1
    Phil Nevin 44
    Hank Blalock 29
    Matt Stairs 19
    Kevin Mench 14
    Jason Botts 13
    Brad Wilkerson 12
    Carlos Lee 8
    Michael Young 7
    Mark Teixeira 3
    Mark DeRosa 3
    Gary Matthews 1


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