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2009 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 87-75 .537
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 784-740 + 44
Roster Continuity 66.81% 14/30
Manager(s): Ron Washington
General Manager: Jon Daniels
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Payroll: $ 68,178,798 22/30
Attendance: 2,156,016 18/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Matt Purke (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Johnny Narron
Bench Coach: Jackie Moore
Bullpen Coach: Andy Hawkins
First Base Coach: Gary Pettis
Hitting Coach: Rudy Jaramillo
Pitching Coach: Mike Maddux
Special Assignment Coach: Johnny Narron
Third Base Coach: Dave Anderson

#1 Draft Picks

Josh Hamilton (#1), Kris Benson (#1), Jason Grilli (#4), Jason Jennings (#16), David Murphy (#17), Greg Golson (#21), Julio Borbon (#35), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (#36), Tommy Hunter (#54)
American League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2009 Texas Rangers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    1Elvis AndrusSS6-0186R-R202009UDFAMLBTexas RangersMLB-Active
    3Joaquin Arias3B6-1160R-R242006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    37Kris BensonP6-4188R-R341999PIT: 1996-1-1MLB--
    9Hank Blalock3B6-1190L-R282002TEX: 1999-3-105MLB--
    41Brandon BoggsOF6-0190B-R262008TEX: 2004-4-111MLB-Free Agent
    29Julio BorbonLF-OF6-1180L-L232009TEX: 2007-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    22Marlon ByrdRF6-0225R-R312002PHI: 1999-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    17Nelson CruzRF6-3170R-R282005UDFAMLBSeattle MarinersMLB-Active
    19Chris Davis1B6-3210L-R232008TEX: 2006-5-148MLBBaltimore OriolesMLB-Active
    55Willie EyreP6-1200R-R302006MIN: 1999-23-689MLB-Free Agent
    39Scott FeldmanP6-4210R-R262005TEX: 2003-30-886MLB-Free Agent
    30Neftali FelizP6-3180R-R212009UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    50Frank FranciscoP6-2179R-R292004UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    68Craig GentryCF6-2190R-R252009TEX: 2006-10-298MLB-Free Agent
    6Esteban German3B-2B5-9165R-R302002UDFAMLB--
    11Greg GolsonOF6-0190R-R232008PHI: 2004-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    49Jason GrilliP6-4185R-R322000SFN: 1997-1-4MLB-Free Agent
    18Eddie GuardadoP6-0194R-L381993MIN: 1990-21-570MLB--
    32Josh HamiltonRF6-4240L-L282007TBA: 1999-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    54Matt HarrisonP6-3190L-L232008ATL: 2003-3-97MLB-Free Agent
    45Derek HollandP6-2185B-L222009TEX: 2006-25-748MLB-Free Agent
    35Tommy HunterP6-3255R-R222008TEX: 2007-1-54MLBPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB-Active
    28Jason JenningsP6-2242R-R302001COL: 1999-1-16MLB--
    25Andruw JonesLF6-1210R-R321996UDFAMLB-Int
    5Ian Kinsler2B6-0175R-R272006TEX: 2003-17-496MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLB-Active
    60Warner MadrigalP6-0190R-R252008Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    52Doug MathisP6-2218R-R262008TEX: 2005-13-399MLB-Free Agent
    20Brandon McCarthyP6-7180R-R252005CHA: 2002-17-510MLBAtlanta BravesMLB-Active
    46Luis MendozaP6-3180R-R252007UDFAMLB-Int
    33Kevin MillwoodP6-4220R-R341997ATL: 1993-11-320MLB-Retired
    58Guillermo MoscosoP6-1165R-R252009UDFAMLB-Int
    14David MurphyLF6-3195L-L272006BOS: 2003-1-17MLB-Retired
    57Dustin NippertP6-7210R-R282005ARI: 2002-15-459MLB--
    56Darren O'DayP6-4222R-R262008UDFAMLBBaltimore OriolesMLB-Active
    44Vicente PadillaP6-2200R-R311999UDFAMLB-Int
    61Kevin RichardsonC6-3230R-R282009Not draftedMLB--
    7Ivan RodriguezC5-9205R-R371991UDFAMLB--
    59Josh RupeP6-2180R-R262005CHA: 2002-3-90MLB--
    21Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC6-4235B-R242007ATL: 2003-1-36MLB-Free Agent
    64Pedro StropP6-0160R-R242009UDFAMLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    2Taylor TeagardenC6-1200R-R252008TEX: 2005-3-99MLB-Restricted List
    13Omar Vizquel2B-3B5-9175B-R421989UDFAMLB-Retired
    36C.J. WilsonP6-2195L-L282005TEX: 2001-5-141MLB-Free Agent
    10Michael Young3B6-1175R-R322000TOR: 1997-5-149MLB-Retired

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