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1988 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 70-91 .435
Rank: 6th in American League West
Run Differential: 637-735 -98
Roster Continuity 77.84% 8/26
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Tom Grieve
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: Arlington Stadium
Payroll: $ 6,008,000 25/26
Attendance: 1,581,901 20/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Monty Fariss (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Tom Robson
Bullpen Coach: Dick Egan
First Base Coach: Dave Lopes
Hitting Coach: Art Howe
Pitching Coach: Tom House
Third Base Coach: Dave Oliver

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Kunkel (#3), Bobby Witt (#3), Jeff Kunkel (#3), Kevin Brown (#4), Cecil Espy (#8), Pete Incaviglia (#8), Ray Hayward (#10), Oddibe McDowell (#12)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10458.642--
9171.56213.0
8477.52219.5
7587.46329.0
7190.44132.5
7091.43533.5
6893.42235.5
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
21Ruben SierraOF22   61577156
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2
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23
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9118444911100815.254.301.424725.171.265.2612.0726.7261668
9Pete O'Brien1B30   54757149
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24
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1
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16
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71147273091812.272.352.408760.135.261.2851.0134.2223628
1Scott FletcherSS29   51559142
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4
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04785623412115513.276.364.328692.052.179.2920.55--169609
22Steve Buechele3B26   50368126
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5824657956608.250.342.404746.153.278.2701.2231.4203579
0Oddibe McDowellOF25   43755108
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373310418922253.247.311.355666.108.254.2942.1772.8155487
29Pete IncavigliaOF24   41859104
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54643915373036.249.321.467788.218.316.3333.9219.0195467
12Geno PetralliC28   3513599
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36014152251512.282.356.393749.111.225.3101.2750.1138400
6Cecil EspyOF25   3474686
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393310208311532.248.288.349637.101.225.3174.15173.5121376
19Curtis Wilkerson2B27   3384199
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02894264323327.293.345.358703.065.157.3331.65--121371
5Mike StanleyC25   2492157
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2700376200156.229.323.297620.068.217.2861.6883.074292
15Larry ParrishDH34   2482247
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2600207922034.190.253.319572.129.210.2423.9535.479273
8Jerry Browne2B22   2142649
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1775253200315.229.308.304612.075.201.2641.28214.065243
33Bob BrowerOF28   2012945
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11105273800606.224.316.274590.050.209.2721.41201.055234
20Jeff Kunkel2B-SS26   1541435
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150143511115.227.250.357607.130.149.2808.7577.055161
10Jim SundbergC37   911326
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130051700302.286.323.462785.176.231.3143.4022.84299
17Barbaro GarbeyOF-DH31   62412
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0050041100013.194.239.226465.032.097.2312.75--1467
27Jim SteelsOF27   53410
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0052001500010.189.185.208393.019.057.256----1154
7Chad KreuterC23   51314
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50071300001.275.362.412774.137.275.3511.8651.02158
24Steve KempDH-OF33   3628
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0002102900011.222.256.222478.000.083.2864.50--839
47Kevin ReimerDH24   2523
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2000600010.120.115.240355.120.120.105--25.0626
13Larry SeeDH28   2303
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0000001800100.130.167.130297.000.043.2008.00--325
40Jeff RussellP26   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals1780547963713782273911258913057542102235434853111.252.316.368684.117.229.2881.8948.920196122
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Charlie Hough40   15163.32343410000252.020211193201261741010121.307.210.714.506.211.38
23Jose Guzman25   11133.7030306200206.218099852082157101251.277.830.873.576.831.91
39Paul Kilgus26   12154.1732325300203.11901059418718864101.298.420.803.153.901.24
40Jeff Russell26   1093.8134245010188.218386801566885771.328.710.713.144.191.33
36Bobby Witt24   8103.93222213200174.113483761310114816811.356.930.675.227.661.47
28Mitch Williams23   274.6367000511868.0483835447615661.406.350.536.228.071.30
32Ray Hayward27   465.431212110062.2634438635376401.569.000.865.005.291.06
38Craig McMurtry28   332.253200014360.0371615524352211.025.550.753.605.251.46
34Dale Mohorcic32   264.854300021552.0623528620252051.5810.731.043.464.331.25
43Ed Vande Berg29   224.14260007237.0441917211180101.4910.700.492.684.381.64
37Jose Cecena24   004.85220007126.1201614223273221.656.920.697.969.351.17
41Kevin Brown23   114.3044100023.133151128121011.7812.910.783.134.701.50
42Guy Hoffman31   005.32110002022.12214135891011.369.002.053.273.681.13
54DeWayne Vaughn28   007.8080004015.12415134481001.8714.402.402.404.802.00
45Dwayne Henry26   019.00110005110.115101019103132.4013.500.908.109.001.11
30Mike Jeffcoat28   0211.7052002010.01913131550022.4017.100.904.504.501.00
34Steve Wilson23   005.633000107.27551410001.387.881.134.501.130.25
48Scott May26   009.003100007.18773440001.7110.293.865.145.141.00
46Tony Fossas30   004.505000105.211330201002.1716.500.003.000.000.00
51Cecilio Guante28   001.807000314.28111440002.4014.401.807.207.201.00
20Jeff Kunkel26   000.001000101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.00--
Batting Totals70914.0741216141812031143913107356511296549127257561.368.190.814.095.701.39
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Geno PetralliC854094597.9810.00
Mike StanleyC643101433.9910.00
Jim SundbergC361419021.0000.00
Chad KreuterC1693810.9900.00
Cecil EspyC20000.0000.00
Larry SeeC210001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Pete O'Brien1B15513461408124.9950.00
Barbaro Garbey1B7347031.0000.00
Jim Steels1B7303011.0000.00
Mike Stanley1B630212.9700.00
Geno Petralli1B2110011.0000.00
Larry See1B211112.9230.00
Cecil Espy1B120001.0000.00
Steve Kemp1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Curtis Wilkerson2B871532401252.9700.00
Jerry Browne2B701121391127.9580.00
Jeff Kunkel2B284270615.9490.00
Steve Buechele2B243001.0000.00
Geno Petralli2B213001.0000.00
Cecil Espy2B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Steve Buechele3B1531102971625.9620.00
Curtis Wilkerson3B1141310.9440.00
Jeff Kunkel3B10415001.0000.00
Geno Petralli3B90610.8570.00
Barbaro Garbey3B321001.0000.00
Mike Stanley3B22010.6670.00
Larry See3B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott FletcherSS1392154141190.9830.00
Curtis WilkersonSS24294626.9740.00
Jeff KunkelSS19283428.9690.00
Cecil EspySS32110.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ruben SierraOF1533101173.9790.00
Oddibe McDowellOF113267231.9890.00
Cecil EspyOF981961060.9720.00
Pete IncavigliaOF931721221.9890.00
Bob BrowerOF59104231.9720.00
Jim SteelsOF17110001.0000.00
Barbaro GarbeyOF89010.9000.00
Jeff KunkelOF640001.0000.00
Steve KempOF550001.0000.00
Kevin ReimerOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mitch WilliamsP676831010.9291.72
Dale MohorcicP43527810.9372.60
Charlie HoughP34252274314.9862.50
Jeff RussellP34188123753.9072.34
Paul KilgusP32203113424.9571.99
Craig McMurtryP326081023.9002.70
Jose GuzmanP30206152431.9291.70
Ed Vande BergP26371410.8331.22
Jose CecenaP222612001.0001.03
Bobby WittP22174151542.8821.55
Ray HaywardP126251223.8952.46
Dwayne HenryP111010001.0000.89
Guy HoffmanP112214001.0002.04
DeWayne VaughnP8150000.0000.00
Cecilio GuanteP740000.0000.00
Tony FossasP5511011.0003.46
Mike JeffcoatP51002001.0001.80
Kevin BrownP42312001.0001.17
Scott MayP3710011.0001.27
Steve WilsonP370000.0000.00
Jeff KunkelP110000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Larry ParrishDH67.0000.00
Geno PetralliDH23.0000.00
Pete IncavigliaDH21.0000.00
Mike StanleyDH18.0000.00
Bob BrowerDH13.0000.00
Cecil EspyDH12.0000.00
Barbaro GarbeyDH7.0000.00
Steve KempDH7.0000.00
Kevin ReimerDH7.0000.00
Larry SeeDH7.0000.00
Jim SteelsDH7.0000.00
Jeff KunkelDH3.0000.00
Oddibe McDowellDH3.0000.00
Jerry BrowneDH1.0000.00
Pete O'BrienDH1.0000.00
Ruben SierraDH1.0000.00
Curtis WilkersonDH1.0000.00


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