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2008 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Ron Washington
General Manager:   Jon Daniels
Stadium:  Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  1,945,677
Payroll:  $67,712,326
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Eddie Guardado (37)
Youngest Player:  Tommy Hunter (21)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Young (9)
Top Hitter:  Josh Hamilton (4)
Top Pitcher:  Vicente Padilla (31)
Top Draft Pick:  Justin Smoak (#11)

Roster Continuity:  69.39%
Top Prospect:   Elvis Andrus
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Angels10062.617--
Texas7983.48821.0
Oakland7586.46624.5
Seattle61101.37739.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
4Joaquin Arias3BMLB6-1160RightRight9/21/198423Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic2001UDFA NYA

53Joaquin BenoitPMLB6-3205RightRight7/26/197730Santiago,Dominican Republic1996UDFA TEX
9Hank Blalock3BMLB6-1190LeftRight11/21/198027San Diego,California19993105TEX
41Brandon BoggsOFMLB6-0190BothRight1/9/198325Marietta,Georgia20044111TEX
29Jason BottsLFMLB6-6245BothRight7/26/198027Paso Robles,California1999461375TEX
21Milton BradleyLFMLB6-0180BothRight4/15/197830Harbor City,California1996240MON
23Ben Broussard1BMLB6-2220LeftLeft9/24/197631Beaumont,Texas1999265CIN
22Marlon ByrdRFMLB6-0225RightRight8/30/197730Boynton Beach,Florida199910306PHI
27Frank CatalanottoLF-2BMLB6-0195LeftRight4/27/197434Smithtown,New York199210280DET
17Nelson CruzRFMLB6-3170RightRight7/1/198027Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1998UDFA NYN
19Chris Davis1BMLB6-3210LeftRight3/17/198622Longview,Texas20065148TEX
65Joselo DiazPMLB6-0225RightRight4/13/198028San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic1996UDFA LAN
6German Duran2B-1BMLB5-10185RightRight8/3/198423Zacatenas,Mexico20056189TEX
16Jason EllisonCF-LFMLB5-10180RightRight4/4/197830Quincy,California200022661SFN
39Scott FeldmanPMLB6-4210RightRight2/7/198325Kailua,Hawaii200330886TEX
50Frank FranciscoPMLB6-2179RightRight6/11/198028Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1996UDFA BOS
14Kazuo FukumoriPMLB6-1172RightRight8/4/197631Miyazaki,Japan2008UDFA TEX
13Kason GabbardPMLB6-4200LeftLeft4/8/198226Oxford,Ohio200029872BOS
54Franklyn GermanPMLB6-4170RightRight1/20/198028San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1996UDFA OAK
52Brian GordonPMLB6-0193LeftRight8/16/197928Round Rock,Texas19977233ARI
18Eddie GuardadoPMLB6-0194RightLeft10/2/197037Stockton,California199021553MIN
32Josh HamiltonRFMLB6-4240LeftLeft5/21/198127Raleigh,North Carolina199911TBA
54Matt HarrisonPMLB6-3190LeftLeft8/16/198522Durham,North Carolina2003397ATL
35Tommy HunterPMLB6-3255RightRight7/3/198621Indianapolis,Indiana2007154TEX
37Eric HurleyPMLB6-4195RightRight9/17/198522Jacksonville,Florida2004130TEX
31Jason JenningsPMLB6-2242RightRight7/17/197829Dallas,Texas1999116COL
5Ian Kinsler2BMLB6-0175RightRight6/22/198226Tucson,Arizona200317496TEX
15Gerald LairdCMLB6-2195RightRight11/13/197928Westminster,California1998245OAK
58Wes LittletonPMLB6-3200RightRight9/2/198225Hayward,California20034106TEX
43Kameron LoePMLB6-8220RightRight9/10/198126Simi Valley,California200220592TEX
60Warner MadrigalPMLB6-0190RightRight3/21/198424San Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic2001UDFA ANA
49Doug MathisPMLB6-2218RightRight6/7/198325Phoenix,Arizona200513399TEX
20Brandon McCarthyPMLB6-7180RightRight7/7/198324Glendale,California200217510CHA
2Adam MelhuseCMLB6-2185BothRight3/27/197236Santa Clara,California199313378TOR
46Luis MendozaPMLB6-3180RightRight10/31/198324Veracruz,Mexico2000UDFA BOS
30Travis Metcalf3BMLB6-3200RightRight8/17/198225Manhattan,Kansas200411321TEX
33Kevin MillwoodPMLB6-4220RightRight12/24/197433Gastonia,North Carolina199311320ATL
7David MurphyLFMLB6-3195LeftLeft10/18/198126Houston,Texas2003117BOS
47A.J. MurrayPMLB6-3200BothLeft3/17/198226Vernal,Utah200019574TEX
57Dustin NippertPMLB6-7210RightRight5/6/198127Wheeling,West Virginia200215459ARI
44Vicente PadillaPMLB6-2200RightRight9/7/197730Chinandoga,Nicaragua1998UDFA ARI
35Sidney PonsonPMLB6-1225RightRight11/2/197631Noord,Aruba1993UDFA BAL
51Elizardo RamirezPMLB6-0140RightRight1/28/198325Villa Mella,Dominican Republic1999UDFA PHI
51Max Ramirez1BMLB5-11170RightRight10/11/198423Barquisimeto,Venezuela2002UDFA ATL
29Ryan Roberts2BMLB5-10190RightRight9/19/198027Fort Worth,Texas200318530TOR
59Josh RupePMLB6-2180RightRight8/18/198225Portsmouth,Virginia2002390CHA
25Jarrod SaltalamacchiaCMLB6-4235BothRight5/2/198523West Palm Beach,Florida2003136ATL
16Chris Shelton1B-CMLB6-0200RightRight6/26/198028Salt Lake City,Utah200133984PIT
2Taylor TeagardenCMLB6-1200RightRight12/21/198324Dallas,Texas2005399TEX
55Robinson TejedaPMLB6-3188RightRight3/24/198226Bani,Dominican Republic1998UDFA PHI
12Ramon Vazquez2BMLB5-11176LeftRight8/2/197631Aibonito,Puerto Rico199527734SEA
56Bill WhitePMLB6-3210LeftLeft11/20/197829Louisville,Kentucky2000399ARI
36C.J. WilsonPMLB6-2195LeftLeft11/18/198027Newport Beach,California20015141TEX
45Jamey WrightPMLB6-5221RightRight2/24/197434Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1993128COL
10Michael Young3BMLB6-1175RightRight10/19/197631Covina,California19975149TOR
Team PersonnelPosition 
Rick AdairMinor League Pitching Coordinator 
Dave AndersonMinor League Field Coordinator 
Dom ChitiBullpen Coach 
Jim ColbornBullpen Coach 
Keith ComstockRehab Pitching Coordinator 
Mark ConnorPitching Coach 
Jon DanielsGeneral Manager 
Kip FaggNational Cross-checker 
Tom GrieveBroadcaster 
Todd GuggianaScout 
Jose GuzmanBroadcaster 
Andy HawkinsPitching Coach 
Art HoweBench Coach 
Rudy JaramilloHitting Coach 
Bill LandBroadcaster 
Josh LewinBroadcaster 
Eric NadelBroadcaster 
Johnny NarronSpecial Assignment Coach 
Eleno OrnelasBroadcaster 
Gary PettisFirst Base Coach 
Victor RojasBroadcaster 
Randy TaylorScout 
Matt WalbeckThird Base Coach 
Ron WashingtonManager 


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