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2008 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 79-83 .488
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 901-967 -66
Manager(s): Ron Washington
General Manager: Jon Daniels
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Payroll: $ 67,712,326 21/30
Attendance: 1,945,677 25/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Justin Smoak (#11) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Art Howe
Bullpen Coach: Jim Colborn
Bullpen Coach: Dom Chiti
First Base Coach: Gary Pettis
Hitting Coach: Rudy Jaramillo
Pitching Coach: Andy Hawkins
Pitching Coach: Mark Connor
Special Assignment Coach: Johnny Narron
Third Base Coach: Matt Walbeck

#1 Draft Picks

Josh Hamilton (#1), Jason Jennings (#16), David Murphy (#17), Jamey Wright (#28), Eric Hurley (#30), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (#36), Tommy Hunter (#54)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10062.617--
7983.48821.0
7586.46624.5
61101.37739.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
4Joaquin Arias2B231101532
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094171220104.291.333.409742.118.209.3271.71--45118
9Hank Blalock1B-3B272583774
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38101940230210.287.333.508841.221.298.2982.1121.5131279
41Brandon BoggsLF252833064
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4132449331133.226.327.399726.173.332.3032.1135.4113331
29Jason Botts1B273826
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50081800000.158.304.395699.237.447.2222.2519.01546
21Milton BradleyDH3041478133
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7753801129130610.321.426.563989.242.440.3881.4018.8233500
23Ben Broussard1B3182813
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80052021002.159.207.268475.110.171.1694.0027.32287
22Marlon ByrdCF-RF3040370120
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53724662932210.298.368.462830.164.290.3301.3540.3186453
27Frank Catalanotto1B-LF342482868
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2111202960316.274.327.399726.125.206.3031.45124.099272
17Nelson CruzRF271151938
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2631172812001.330.417.6091026.278.443.3881.6516.470132
19Chris Davis1B-3B222955184
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5512208811015.285.329.549878.264.329.3514.4017.4162316
6German Duran3B-2B231432233
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161173220514.231.265.350615.119.168.2754.5747.750156
16Jason EllisonRF-LF301353
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0002001100000.231.286.231517.000.077.2501.00--314
39Scott FeldmanP25301
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13Kason GabbardP26401
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0000000100001.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
32Josh HamiltonCF2762498190
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130916412679098.304.364.530894.226.341.3331.9719.5331697
37Eric HurleyP22201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
5Ian Kinsler2B26518102165
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712624567617712.319.368.517885.199.332.3341.4928.8268577
15Gerald LairdC283445495
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4124236362445.276.318.398716.122.183.3192.7457.3137375
2Adam MelhuseC362014
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00010021100000.200.273.200473.000.100.4445.50--422
46Luis MendozaP241000000000100100.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
30Travis Metcalf3B25561113
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140031210012.232.267.589856.357.411.1794.009.33360
33Kevin MillwoodP33411
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000001200100.250.400.500900.250.500.5002.00--26
7David MurphyRF-LF2641564114
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7472317003267.275.321.465786.190.277.2952.2627.7193454
44Vicente PadillaP301000000000000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
51Max RamirezC2346810
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90061530000.217.308.370678.152.283.2762.5023.01752
29Ryan Roberts271000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
25Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC231982750
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2602317401011.253.352.364716.111.258.3852.3966.072230
16Chris Shelton1B28971421
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1110173300303.216.333.330663.113.299.3061.9448.532117
2Taylor TeagardenC24471015
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170051910000.319.385.8091194.489.596.4093.807.83852
12Ramon Vazquez3B313004487
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4001386603544.290.365.430795.140.263.3491.7450.0129347
10Michael YoungSS31645102183
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8210055109200619.284.337.402739.118.219.3231.9853.8259706
Batting Totals167357289011619376351948678125595120763433754117.283.347.462809.179.293.3252.0329.526476414
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
31Jason Jennings29058.6766000027352726818121011.9611.672.676.004.000.67
46Luis Mendoza24388.712511006163977461725355061.9413.861.003.575.001.40
47A.J. Murray26103.38220000712430350001.8813.500.003.385.631.67
57Dustin Nippert27356.382060060719252511037551111.7911.501.254.636.881.49
51Elizardo Ramirez250127.0010000028991211013.3324.003.006.003.000.50
59Josh Rupe25315.1646000100899352518465330101.569.400.814.655.361.15
58Wes Littleton25006.0012000401818121218140031.449.000.504.007.001.75
54Matt Harrison22935.46151511008310057511231422221.5610.711.293.324.501.35
39Scott Feldman25685.30282500201511611038922567442101.449.601.313.344.411.32
49Doug Mathis25216.958400302237201731491002.3215.141.235.733.680.64
65Joselo Diaz28000.0010001011100121012.009.000.009.0018.002.00
60Warner Madrigal24024.753110010136362219414222001.399.001.003.505.501.57
37Eric Hurley22125.405500002426151559131011.409.361.803.244.681.44
14Kazuo Fukumori310020.25400000411992412003.7524.754.509.002.250.25
20Brandon McCarthy24114.095500002220111038100011.278.181.233.274.091.25
43Kameron Loe26103.1914000403036181138200001.4210.450.872.325.812.50
45Jamey Wright34875.147500017084935748535605081.529.960.543.756.431.71
35Sidney Ponson31413.8699100055713624316252001.5511.410.482.574.021.56
44Vicente Padilla301484.7429291100171185100902665127123151.469.741.373.426.681.95
33Kevin Millwood339105.06292930001682201049518491252161.5911.720.962.616.662.55
18Eddie Guardado37333.675500014449382020317281001.126.980.553.125.141.65
53Joaquin Benoit30325.00440008145402825635433001.678.001.207.008.601.23
54Franklyn German28132.051700090211855013151001.417.360.005.326.141.15
50Frank Francisco28353.145800018563472422726835001.166.711.003.7111.863.19
13Kason Gabbard26234.821212000056643630539334011.8410.290.806.275.300.85
52Brian Gordon28002.2530000044110010001.009.000.000.002.25--
55Robinson Tejeda26009.0040001065661540001.677.501.507.506.000.80
56Bill White290020.25800020479911110004.5015.752.2524.752.250.09
36C.J. Wilson27226.0750000412446493531827413021.659.591.575.288.021.52
35Tommy Hunter210216.36330000112320204390012.3618.823.272.457.363.00
Pitching Totals79835.37619162621563614421647967860176625963629701.5810.281.103.906.011.54
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Gerald LairdC887535233587.9866.67
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC544643451796.9767.02
Max RamirezC128256512.9846.70
Taylor TeagardenC1210067630.9616.57
Adam MelhuseC642182001.0004.29
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Chris Davis1B5140435834152.9978.73
Chris Shelton1B3924724120321.9899.51
Hank Blalock1B3429626213124.9968.36
Frank Catalanotto1B33224215150311.0009.24
Ben Broussard1B2620420222332.9879.88
Jason Botts1B84151227.96411.63
Max Ramirez1B323204051.0009.39
Ramon Vazquez1B1220001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ian Kinsler2B121106429239018123.9745.77
Joaquin Arias2B302254867219.9834.60
German Duran2B17942422031.0004.40
Ramon Vazquez2B11592015061.0005.34
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ramon Vazquez3B70533301171016.9362.48
Chris Davis3B32276314435.9622.45
Hank Blalock3B31263245446.9512.67
German Duran3B30223134552.9212.34
Travis Metcalf3B19130151816.9712.28
Gerald Laird3B21003001.0002.70
Adam Melhuse3B2612001.0004.50
Chris Shelton3B110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Michael YoungSS151128919346511113.9844.59
Ramon VazquezSS261382352315.9624.89
German DuranSS21326011.0005.54
Travis MetcalfSS120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brandon BoggsLF76579131732.9792.15
David MurphyLF5440486310.9891.98
Marlon ByrdLF31236610001.0002.33
Frank CatalanottoLF2616829010.9671.55
German DuranLF62170001.0003.00
Jason BottsLF41430001.0001.93
Jason EllisonLF21150001.0004.09
Milton BradleyLF1810001.0001.13
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Josh HamiltonCF111912268353.9822.67
Marlon ByrdCF57433149430.9813.18
David MurphyCF1385300001.0003.18
Brandon BoggsCF5940001.0004.00
Jason EllisonCF230000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
David MurphyRF56407107111.9912.39
Marlon ByrdRF3927971330.9612.39
Josh HamiltonRF3428977412.9882.52
Nelson CruzRF3127472121.9732.40
Milton BradleyRF1915742433.9392.64
Brandon BoggsRF31130001.0002.45
Jason EllisonRF31560001.0003.60
German DuranRF2940001.0004.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jamey WrightP7584122121.9433.54
Frank FranciscoP58632110.7500.43
Eddie GuardadoP554905001.0000.92
C.J. WilsonP50464810.9232.35
Josh RupeP4689510021.0001.52
Joaquin BenoitP444534001.0001.40
Warner MadrigalP313643011.0001.75
Kevin MillwoodP2916882421.9411.71
Vicente PadillaP2917192142.8821.58
Scott FeldmanP28151132122.9442.03
Luis MendozaP256371222.9052.71
Dustin NippertP20714510.9001.14
Franklyn GermanP172102001.0000.86
Matt HarrisonP158318001.0000.98
Kameron LoeP14303110.8001.20
Kason GabbardP12565811.9292.09
Wes LittletonP121812011.0001.50
Sidney PonsonP9554520.8181.47
Doug MathisP82222001.0001.64
Bill WhiteP8410001.0002.25
Jason JenningsP6274310.8752.33
Eric HurleyP52401001.0000.38
Brandon McCarthyP52201001.0000.41
Kazuo FukumoriP440000.0000.00
Robinson TejedaP4610001.0001.50
Brian GordonP3411001.0004.50
Tommy HunterP3110110.5000.82
A.J. MurrayP2701011.0001.29
Joselo DiazP110000.0000.00
Elizardo RamirezP120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Milton BradleyDH97.0000.00
Frank CatalanottoDH18.0000.00
Josh HamiltonDH15.0000.00
Brandon BoggsDH5.0000.00
Gerald LairdDH4.0000.00
Jason BottsDH3.0000.00
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaDH3.0000.00
Michael YoungDH3.0000.00
David MurphyDH2.0000.00
Taylor TeagardenDH2.0000.00
Max RamirezDH1.0000.00


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