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2009 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  87-75   .537
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Ron Washington
General Manager:   Jon Daniels
Stadium:  Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  2,156,016
Payroll:  $68,178,798
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Omar Vizquel (42)
Youngest Player:  Elvis Andrus (20)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Young (10)
Top Hitter:  Elvis Andrus (28)
Top Pitcher:  Scott Feldman (24)
Top Draft Pick:  Matt Purke (#14)

Roster Continuity:  66.81%
Top Prospect:   Neftali Feliz
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Angels9765.599--
Texas8775.53710.0
Seattle8577.52512.0
Oakland7587.46322.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Elvis AndrusTexas Rangers200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Joaquin AriasTexas Rangers200920091$ 402,000 
Kris BensonTexas Rangers200920091$ 750,000 Minor League Contract
Hank BlalockTexas Rangers200920091$ 6,200,000 Option Exercised
Brandon BoggsTexas Rangers200920091$ 408,450 
Julio BorbonTexas Rangers200720104$ 1,300,000$ 0.33m
Marlon ByrdTexas Rangers200920091$ 3,060,000 Avoided arbitration. Asked $3.6m, offered $2.7m
Nelson CruzTexas Rangers200920091$ 408,070 
Chris DavisTexas Rangers200920091$ 406,620 
Willie EyreTexas Rangers200920091$ 410,000 
Scott FeldmanTexas Rangers200920091$ 434,680 
Frank FranciscoTexas Rangers200920091$ 1,615,000 Avoided arbitration
Esteban GermanKansas City Royals200920091$ 400,000 Avoided arbitration
Greg GolsonTexas Rangers200920091$ 400,000 
Jason GrilliColorado Rockies200920091$ 800,000 Avoided arbitration
Eddie GuardadoTexas Rangers200920091$ 1,000,000 Minor league contract
Josh HamiltonTexas Rangers200920091$ 555,000 
Matt HarrisonTexas Rangers200920091$ 405,500 
Derek HollandTexas Rangers200920091$ 400,000 Contract purchased from minors
Tommy HunterTexas Rangers200920091$ 401,000 
Jason JenningsTexas Rangers200920091$ 800,000 Minor league contract
Andruw JonesTexas Rangers200920091$ 500,000 Minor league contract. Had $21m owed to him for 2009 by Dodgers but with union agreement, the deal was reworked to be deferred over next 6 years.
Andruw JonesLos Angeles Dodgers200820092$ 36,200,001$ 18.10m$12.2m signing bonus
Ian KinslerTexas Rangers200820125$ 22,000,000$ 4.40mClub option for 2013 ($10m)
Warner MadrigalTexas Rangers200920091$ 404,730 
Doug MathisTexas Rangers200920091$ 400,000 Minor League Contract
Brandon McCarthyTexas Rangers200920091$ 650,000 Avoided arbitration
Luis MendozaTexas Rangers200920091$ 406,210 
Kevin MillwoodTexas Rangers200620105$ 60,000,000$ 12.00m$15m signing bonus
Guillermo MoscosoTexas Rangers200920091$ 400,000 
David MurphyTexas Rangers200920091$ 414,820 
Dustin NippertTexas Rangers200920091$ 411,760 
Darren O'DayNew York Mets200920091$ 406,000 
Vicente PadillaTexas Rangers200720093$ 33,750,000$ 11.25mClub option for 2010 ($12m)
Ivan RodriguezHouston Astros200920091$ 1,500,000 
Josh RupeTexas Rangers200920091$ 416,310 
Jarrod SaltalamacchiaTexas Rangers200920091$ 410,890 
Taylor TeagardenTexas Rangers200920091$ 401,000 
Omar VizquelTexas Rangers200920091$ 1,000,000 Minor league contract
C.J. WilsonTexas Rangers200920091$ 1,850,000 Avoided arbitration
Michael YoungTexas Rangers200920135$ 80,000,000$ 16.00mSigned extension during spring training of 2007 season



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