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1987 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 75-87 .463
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 823-849 -26
Roster Continuity 86.23% 2/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 0 1/26
Attendance: 1,763,053 19/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Brian Bohanon (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Robson
Bench Coach: Joe Ferguson
First Base Coach: Dave Oliver
Hitting Coach: Art Howe
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Tim Foli

#1 Draft Picks

Bobby Witt (#3), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Darrell Porter (#4), Cecil Espy (#8), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Oddibe McDowell (#12), Steve Howe (#16)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8577.525--
8379.5122.0
8181.5004.0
7884.4817.0
7785.4758.0
7587.46310.0
7587.46310.0
  • The organization roster is a complete listing of all players, for a given season, who appeared in at least 1 game with either the Major League parent team or any of the affiliated teams at the various classifications (AAA,AA,A+,A,A-,Rookie)
  • A player may appear on multiple organizational rosters for a season since he have switched organizations during the season.
  • Organizational Roster for 1987 Texas Rangers season
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Gary AlexanderGastoniaSALAIF6-2190R-R22TEX: 1987-8-207AAA
      TulsaTexAAIF                
    Wilson AlvarezGCL RangersGCLRkP6-1245L-L17Not draftedMLB
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Scott AndersonOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-6190R-R24TEX: 1984-7-170MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    John BarfieldCharlotteFSLA+P6-1185L-L22TEX: 1986-11-267MLB
    Saul BarrettoGCL RangersGCLRkC6-0178R-R17Not draftedA
      GastoniaSALAC                
    Kurt BeamesderferTulsaTexAAC6-2180R-R23BAL: 1984-1-5AA
    Kevin BelcherGCL RangersGCLRkCF-RF6-0170R-R19TEX: 1987-6-155MLB
    Rick BernardoCharlotteFSLA+1B6-2180L-L22TEX: 1986-12-293A+
    Mickey BillmeyerCharlotte/MiamiFSLA+C6-2225L-R23BAL: 1985-2-36AAA
    Brian BohanonGCL RangersGCLRkP6-2240L-L18TEX: 1987-1-19MLB
    Kevin BootayTulsaTexAAOF6-0170B-R23TEX: 1984-1-11AAA
    Randy BoronGCL RangersGCLRkP6-4210R-R21TEX: 1987-25-649Rk
    Omar BrewerGCL RangersGCLRkOF5-10185B-R21TEX: 1987-17-441A+
    Bob BrowerTexasALMLBCF-LF5-11185R-R27Not draftedMLB
    Kevin BrownCharlotteFSLA+P6-4200R-R22TEX: 1986-1-4MLB
      TulsaTexAAP                
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
    Jerry BrowneTexasALMLB2B-3B5-10165B-R21UDFAMLB
    Glen BrucknerGCL RangersGCLRkIF6-1185R-R22TEX: 1987-13-337Rk
    Phil BryantGastoniaSALAP6-0180R-R22Not draftedAAA
    Steve BuecheleTexasALMLB3B6-2190R-R25TEX: 1982-5-122MLB
    John BurgosGastoniaSALAP5-11170L-L19TEX: 1986-9-210AAA
    Angel CaceresGCL RangersGCLRkP0-20TEX: 1987-49-1163Rk
    Nick CapraOklahoma CityAmerAAAOF5-8165R-R29TEX: 1979-3-69MLB
    Joel CartayaCharlotteFSLA+SS6-0160B-R20Not draftedAA
    Felipe CastilloGastoniaSALAP6-3161R-R20Not draftedAAA
    Jose CecenaTulsaTexAAP5-11180R-R23Not draftedMLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Marty CernyCharlotteFSLA+P6-4190L-L23Not draftedAA
    Anthony ClarkCharlotteFSLA+OF6-1185R-R22TEX: 1985-6-134A+
    Ken ClawsonCharlotteFSLA+SS6-4185R-R22SDN: 1983-10-246A+
    Wes ClementsTulsaTexAAOF-1B6-4220R-R29HOU: 1980-6-147AAA
    Cris ColonGCL RangersGCLRkSS6-2180B-R18Not draftedMLB
    Glen CookOklahoma CityAmerAAAP5-11180R-R27TEX: 1981-24-604MLB
    Scott CoolbaughCharlotteFSLA+3B5-11185R-R21TEX: 1987-3-77MLB
    Ed CorreaTexasALMLBP6-2192R-R21Not draftedMLB
    Mike CoucheeTulsaTexAAP6-0190R-R29SDN: 1980-19-473MLB
    Keith CreelOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-2180R-R28PIT: 1980-1-6MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Rafael CruzGastoniaSALA2B-SS5-11160B-R21Not draftedA+
    Julio DeLeonGCL RangersGCLRkOF6-2170R-R18Not draftedA+
      CharlotteFSLA+OF                
    Tom DugganCharlotteFSLA+3B6-0190R-R24CAL: 1982-7-162AA
      TulsaTexAA3B                
    Wayne EbarbGCL RangersGCLRkP6-1195L-R17TEX: 1987-19-493Rk
    Cecil EspyOklahoma CityAmerAAACF-LF6-3195B-R24CHA: 1980-1-8MLB
      TexasALMLBCF-LF                
    Greg FerlendaTulsaTexAAP6-1185R-R22TOR: 1983-14-297AA
    Scott FletcherTexasALMLBSS-2B5-11173R-R28CHN: 1979-1-6MLB
    Brad FontesCharlotteFSLA+C6-0181R-R19TEX: 1986-8-189A+
    Pat GarmanGCL RangersGCLRk3B6-3190R-R22TEX: 1986-1-2AAA
    Darrin GarnerGastoniaSALA2B5-10180R-R21KCA: 1985-2-42AAA
    Stephen GlaskerCharlotteFSLA+OF6-2175L-L22Not draftedAA
    Burk GoldthornTulsaTexAAC6-3195L-R28PIT: 1982-1-4AAA
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAC                
    Juan GonzalezGastoniaSALARF-LF6-3220R-R17Not draftedMLB
    Otto GonzalezTulsaTexAAC6-2188R-R23Not draftedAAA
    Bob GrossGastoniaSALAC-1B6-3193R-R23Not draftedA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Dario GuzmanTulsaTexAAOF6-0170R-R25Not draftedAA
    Jose GuzmanTexasALMLBP6-3185R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Michael HamiltonGCL RangersGCLRkC-1B6-0195R-R21Not draftedA+
    Ty HardenCharlotteFSLA+P6-2190R-R25Not draftedA+
    David HarmanTulsaTexAAP6-3195R-R26Not draftedAA
    Greg HarrisTexasALMLBP6-0165R-R31NYN: 1976-7-130MLB
    Bill HaselmanGastoniaSALAC6-3223R-R21TEX: 1987-1-23MLB
    Dwayne HenryOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-3205R-R25TEX: 1980-2-40MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Jose HernandezGCL RangersGCLRkSS-3B6-1180R-R17Not draftedMLB
    Brad HillTulsaTexAAOF6-0180L-R25TEX: 1984-35-778AA
    Charlie HoughTexasALMLBP6-2190R-R39LAN: 1966-8-159MLB
    Steve HoweOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-1180L-L29LAN: 1979-1-16MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Jeff HubbardTulsaTexAAP-3B6-2190R-R25BAL: 1984-12-313AA
    Jonathan HurstGCL RangersGCLRkP6-3175R-R20TEX: 1987-4-103MLB
    Pete IncavigliaTexasALMLBLF6-1230R-R23MON: 1985-1-8MLB
    Richard IsaacGCL RangersGCLRkOF6-0160R-R19Not draftedA+
    Ron JacksonGastoniaSALAOF-C6-2195R-R22TEX: 1986-14-345AA
    Jose JaimeGCL RangersGCLRkP6-3153L-L17Not draftedRk
    Carlos JavierGCL RangersGCLRkP0-L17Not draftedRk
    Mike JeffcoatOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-2187L-L27CLE: 1980-13-322MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Mike JirscheleTulsaTexAASS5-11195R-R28TEX: 1977-5-113AAA
    Bob JonesTulsaTexAAOF6-2195L-L37WS2: 1967-36-665MLB
    Ross JonesGastoniaSALAP6-6215R-R20TEX: 1984-46-830AA
    Ed JurakTulsaTexAASS-3B6-2185R-R29BOS: 1975-3-63MLB
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAASS-3B                
    Steve KempOklahoma CityAmerAAAOF6-0195L-L32DET: 1976-1-1MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Paul KilgusOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-1185L-L25TEX: 1984-43-821MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Kirk KillingsworthOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-1195R-R26TEX: 1983-7-161AAA
    Larry KleinTulsaTexAASS5-8165R-R25TEX: 1984-12-300AAA
    Rick KnappTulsaTexAAP6-4190R-R25TEX: 1983-41-815AAA
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
    Alan KnicelyOklahoma CityAmerAAAC-OF6-0194R-R32HOU: 1974-3-63MLB
    Todd KopczynskiGCL RangersGCLRkP6-4205R-R23TEX: 1987-37-951A
    Mark KramerCharlotteFSLA+OF5-8175L-L21TEX: 1984-41-813A+
    Jeff KunkelOklahoma CityAmerAAASS-2B6-2190R-R25TEX: 1983-1-3MLB
      TexasALMLBSS-2B                
    Adam LamleGCL RangersGCLRkP6-3185L-L22TEX: 1987-23-597AA
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Steve LankardCharlotteFSLA+P6-0175R-R24TEX: 1985-20-499AAA
    Robert LavenderGastoniaSALAOF5-8165L-L22Not draftedA+
    Jose LopezGCL RangersGCLRkP6-2180R-R17Not draftedRk
    Bill LosaGCL RangersGCLRkC5-11185R-R20TEX: 1987-18-467A+
    Mike LoyndOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-4210R-R23TEX: 1986-7-163MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Rod LungCharlotteFSLA+C6-1190R-R21TEX: 1987-21-545AA
      TulsaTexAAC                
    David LynchGCL RangersGCLRkP6-4210R-L21TEX: 1987-22-571AAA
    Bob MalloyGastoniaSALAP6-5200R-R22TEX: 1986-19-475MLB
      TulsaTexAAP                
      TexasALMLBP                
    Barry ManuelGCL RangersGCLRkP5-11185R-R21TEX: 1987-2-51MLB
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    Mike MasonTexasALMLBP6-2205L-L28TEX: 1980-1-12MLB
    Terry MathewsGastoniaSALAP6-2225L-R22TEX: 1987-5-129MLB
    Jeff MaysGastoniaSALAP6-3210L-R23TOR: 1985-5-131AA
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    James McCutcheonGastoniaSALAOF6-5220R-R18TEX: 1986-18-449A+
    Oddibe McDowellTexasALMLBCF-OF5-9160L-L24TEX: 1984-1-12MLB
    Larry McWilliamsOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-5180L-L33ATL: 1974-1-6MLB
    Jimmy MeadowsGastoniaSALAP6-3200R-R22TEX: 1984-2-40A+
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Dave MeierOklahoma CityAmerAAAOF6-0185R-R27MIN: 1981-5-114MLB
      TexasALMLBOF                
    Agustin MeizosoGastonia/ColumbiaSALAP6-2190L-L23Not draftedAA
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Jeff MelroseTulsaTexAA1B-OF6-3180L-L26TEX: 1984-23-583AA
    Ron MeridithOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-0175L-L30HOU: 1978-4-89MLB
      TexasALMLBP                
    Gary MielkeTulsaTexAAP6-3185R-R24TEX: 1985-26-655MLB
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
      TexasALMLBP                
    Gar MillayCharlotteFSLA+OF-3B5-11175R-R22TEX: 1986-28-690AAA
      TulsaTexAAOF-3B                
    Kevin MmahatGCL RangersGCLRkP6-5220L-L22TEX: 1987-31-805MLB
    Dale MohorcicTexasALMLBP6-3220R-R31Not draftedMLB
    Kyle MoneyTulsaTexAAP6-3205R-R26PHI: 1979-2-46AAA
    Edgar MoralesGastoniaSALAP6-0180R-R20Not draftedA+
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    Scott MorseCharlotteFSLA+P6-2195R-R21TEX: 1986-5-111AA
    Jan MossGCL RangersGCLRkP6-3185R-R18Not draftedRk
    Jose MotaTulsa/San AntonioTexAA2B5-9155B-R22CHA: 1985-2-33MLB
    Dave MurrayCharlotteFSLA+2B5-10165R-R24Not draftedAA
      TulsaTexAA2B                
    Robb NenGCL RangersGCLRkP6-5215R-R17TEX: 1987-32-831MLB
    Darren NiethammerGCL RangersGCLRkC-OF6-2210R-R21TEX: 1987-16-415AA
    Pete O'BrienTexasALMLB1B6-1190L-L29TEX: 1979-15-381MLB
    Tom O'MalleyOklahoma CityAmerAAA3B6-0195L-R26SFN: 1979-16-408MLB
      TexasALMLB3B                
    Rick OdekirkTulsaTexAAP5-10175L-L29MIL: 1979-17-245AAA
    Javier OrtizOklahoma CityAmerAAALF-RF6-4220R-R24TEX: 1983-1-4MLB
    Dave OwenOklahoma City/OmahaAmerAAASS-3B6-2170B-R29CHN: 1979-10-246MLB
    Tom PaciorekTexasALMLBOF-1B6-4215R-R40LAN: 1968-5-89MLB
    Dean PalmerGastoniaSALA3B6-1210R-R18TEX: 1986-3-59MLB
    Larry ParrishTexasALMLB3B-OF6-3220R-R33Not draftedMLB
    Frank PastoreOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-2205R-R29CIN: 1975-2-46MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Glenn PattersonGastoniaSALAP6-1145R-R21Not draftedA+
    Dave PavlasTulsaTexAAP6-7180R-R24Not draftedMLB
    Roger PavlikGastoniaSALAP6-2220R-R19TEX: 1986-2-32MLB
    Joe PearnCharlotteFSLA+C-1B6-0180R-R23TEX: 1986-16-397A+
    Mark PetkovsekGCL RangersGCLRkP6-0198R-R21TEX: 1987-1-29MLB
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    Geno PetralliTexasALMLBC6-1180B-R27TOR: 1978-3-53MLB
    Darrell PorterTexasALMLBC6-0193L-R35MIL: 1970-1-4MLB
    Paul PostierGastoniaSALASS6-1170R-R23TEX: 1986-17-423AAA
    Rick RaetherCharlotteFSLA+P6-4192R-R23TEX: 1986-6-137AA
      TulsaTexAAP                
    Lino RiveraGastoniaSALAP5-11175B-R20Not draftedAAA
    Marv RockmanGCL RangersGCLRkP6-0170R-R23TEX: 1987-27-685AA
      CharlotteFSLA+P                
    Tim RodgersTulsaTexAAP6-0173R-R27TOR: 1981-11-264AAA
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
    Jorge RodriguezGCL RangersGCLRkOF6-1175R-R18Not draftedRk
    Kenny RogersCharlotteFSLA+P6-1205L-L22TEX: 1982-39-816MLB
    Mike RogersGCL RangersGCLRkOF6-2195R-R22TEX: 1987-20-519Rk
    Stu RogersTulsaTexAAP6-2210L-L22TEX: 1983-32-759AA
    Amado RosarioGCL RangersGCLRkP6-0167R-R20Not draftedRk
    Wayne RosenthalGastoniaSALAP6-5220R-R22TEX: 1986-24-601MLB
    Dave RuckerOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-1190L-L29DET: 1978-16-402MLB
    Jeff RussellCharlotteFSLA+P6-3210R-R25CIN: 1979-5-126MLB
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
      TexasALMLBP                
    Francisco SaavedraGCL RangersGCLRkP6-1183L-L17Not draftedRk
    Luke SableGCL RangersGCLRk3B-2B5-11175R-R21TEX: 1987-28-727AAA
    Fred SamsonCharlotteFSLA+SS6-0170R-R20DET: 1984-14-364AA
    Rey SanchezGastoniaSALASS-2B5-9175R-R19TEX: 1986-13-319MLB
    Randy SawyerGastoniaSALAOF6-3205R-R22Not draftedA
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Mike ScanlinGastoniaSALAOF6-0190L-L23TEX: 1986-15-371AA
      CharlotteFSLA+OF                
    John SchofieldCharlotteFSLA+P6-4190R-R21Not draftedA+
    Todd SchultzGastoniaSALASS6-0165B-R23TEX: 1987-30-779A
    Tony ScruggsGCL RangersGCLRkLF6-1210R-R21TEX: 1987-7-181MLB
      CharlotteFSLA+LF                
    Larry SeeOklahoma CityAmerAAA1B6-1195R-R27LAN: 1980-3-62MLB
    Chris ShiflettCharlotteFSLA+P6-3200R-R21TEX: 1986-1-3AA
    Ruben SierraTexasALMLBRF6-1200B-R21Not draftedMLB
    Don SlaughtTexasALMLBC6-1190R-R28KCA: 1980-7-172MLB
    Greg SmithOklahoma CityAmerAAA1B6-2180L-R27LAN: 1980-13-321AAA
    Sammy SosaGastoniaSALARF6-0220R-R18Not draftedMLB
    Edwardo SotoGastoniaSALAP6-2180R-R21TEX: 1985-1-10A+
    Jim St. LaurentTulsaTexAAOF-1B6-0187L-R25TEX: 1984-18-456AAA
    Mike StanleyOklahoma CityAmerAAAC-1B6-0190R-R24TEX: 1985-16-395MLB
      TexasALMLBC-1B                
    Brian SteinerGCL RangersGCLRkP6-3185L-L19TEX: 1987-10-259A+
      GastoniaSALAP                
    Greg TaborOklahoma CityAmerAAA2B6-0165R-R26TEX: 1981-1-10MLB
      TexasALMLB2B                
    Billy TaylorOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-8235R-R25TEX: 1980-2-39MLB
    Mike TaylorGastoniaSALAP5-11178L-R20TEX: 1987-12-311AA
    Mitch ThomasCharlotteFSLA+P5-10175R-R23TEX: 1985-8-187AA
    George ThreadgillCharlotteFSLA+OF5-10170R-R22TEX: 1983-2-31AAA
      TulsaTexAAOF                
    Steven TrueCharlotteFSLA+P6-3185L-L26PHI: 1980-2-43A+
    Efrain ValdezCharlotteFSLA+P5-11170L-L20Not draftedMLB
      TulsaTexAAP                
    Todd Van HornGastoniaSALASS6-0175R-R23TEX: 1987-15-389A
    Jose VargasCharlotteFSLA+2B-SS5-11150B-R20Not draftedAA
    Jose VelezGastoniaSALA1B6-2180R-R21TEX: 1986-20-501A+
    Donald WernerOklahoma CityAmerAAAP6-1185R-R34CIN: 1971-5-122MLB
    PlayerTeamLeagueLevelPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh Level
    Tommy WestTulsaTexAAP6-5190R-R24TEX: 1985-18-447AA
    Darrell WhitakerGastoniaSALAP6-3175R-R25TEX: 1984-34-768AAA
      TulsaTexAAP                
    Curtis WilkersonTexasALMLBSS-2B5-9158B-R26TEX: 1980-4-92MLB
    Spencer WilkinsonGCL RangersGCLRkP6-2190R-R20TEX: 1987-14-363A
    Mitch WilliamsTexasALMLBP6-4205L-L22SDN: 1982-8-187MLB
    Steve WilsonCharlotteFSLA+P6-4195L-L22TEX: 1985-4-83MLB
    Bobby WittTulsaTexAAP6-2205R-R23TEX: 1985-1-3MLB
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                
      TexasALMLBP                
    Jeff ZaskeTulsaTexAAP6-5180R-R26PIT: 1978-27-642MLB
      Oklahoma CityAmerAAAP                


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