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1996 Texas Rangers (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 90-72 .556
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 928-799 + 129
Manager(s): Johnny Oates
General Manager: Douglas Melvin
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: The Ballpark in Arlington
Payroll: $ 35,862,028 10/28
Attendance: 2,889,020 6/28
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: R.A. Dickey (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bucky Dent
Bullpen Coach: Larry Hardy
First Base Coach: Ed Napoleon
Hitting Coach: Rudy Jaramillo
Pitching Coach: Dick Bosman
Third Base Coach: Jerry Narron

#1 Draft Picks

Will Clark (#2), Kurt Stillwell (#2), Bobby Witt (#3), Benji Gil (#19), Lee Stevens (#22), Rick Helling (#22)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9072.556--
8576.5284.5
7884.48112.0
7091.43519.5
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Ivan RodriguezTEXBOSW 7-2 vs BOS52410010000000005764 hits
    Rick HellingTEXOAKW 5-3 vs OAK000000000000000011st career game
    Kevin ElsterTEXBALW 26-7 vs BAL62310150000000005945 RBIs
    Juan GonzalezTEXBALW 26-7 vs BAL52210160011000006946 RBIs
    Darryl HamiltonTEXBALW 26-7 vs BAL64400001010000006814 runs scored, 4 hits
    Dean PalmerTEXBALW 26-7 vs BAL43200250020000005362 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Dean PalmerTEXBALW 9-6 vs BAL43401260000000005382 home runs, 6 RBIs, 4 hits
    Kevin ElsterTEXBOSL 9-11 @BOS42200250000000005992 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Juan GonzalezTEXBOSL 9-11 @BOS51100000004000006994 strikeouts
    Dean PalmerTEXDETW 3-1 @DET50000000004000005514 strikeouts
    Rusty GreerTEXDETW 11-7 vs DET51400150000000002475 RBIs, 4 hits
    Mickey TettletonTEXDETW 11-7 vs DET433002300100000013562 home runs
    Jeff RussellTEXDETL 3-5 vs DET0000000000000000500500th career game
    Mickey TettletonTEXKCAW 10-0 vs KCA433002200010000013592 home runs
    Kevin ElsterTEXCLEL 10-12 @CLE54420240000000006192 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Ivan RodriguezTEXCLEW 11-3 vs CLE43200230000100016242 home runs
    Mark McLemoreTEXTORW 8-6 vs TOR51400020000000008414 hits
    Mickey TettletonTEXMILW 13-6 vs MIL432002300110000013842 home runs
    Kurt StillwellTEXBOSL 7-8 @BOS50400020000000009694 hits
    Rusty GreerTEXBOSW 13-3 @BOS51430030010000002693 Doubles, 4 hits
    Warren NewsonTEXBOSW 13-3 @BOS53410230000000003522 home runs, 4 hits
    Juan GonzalezTEXBOSW 14-4 vs BOS53300240000000007302 home runs
    Dean PalmerTEXBOSL 4-6 vs BOS50410000000000005954 hits
    Ivan RodriguezTEXBALW 5-2 vs BAL42200220000000006482 home runs
    Juan GonzalezTEXSEAW 9-5 @SEA52200230001000007372 home runs
    Juan GonzalezTEXCALL 5-6 @CAL32200250011010007402 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Ivan RodriguezTEXOAKL 3-8 @OAK51410110000000006604 hits
    Lee StevensTEXOAKW 8-4 vs OAK41302010001000001921 Triples
    Rusty GreerTEXOAKL 8-11 vs OAK52510120000000003015 hits
    Danny PattersonTEXCHAL 2-6 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Juan GonzalezTEXNYAW 15-2 vs NYA53510220000000007642 home runs, 5 hits
    Juan GonzalezTEXNYAL 5-6 vs NYA4121013000000000766200th career home run
    Mickey TettletonTEXCHAW 9-5 vs CHA433102301000000014232 home runs
    Rusty GreerTEXDETW 4-2 @DET50400001000000003164 hits
    Dean PalmerTEXTORW 12-1 @TOR53310250000000006362 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Juan GonzalezTEXTORW 6-0 @TOR20100020000000207742 sacrifice flies
    Darryl HamiltonTEXDETW 7-0 vs DET42410130010000007734 hits
    Rusty GreerTEXCLEL 4-10 @CLE51410010000000003294 hits
    Kevin ElsterTEXMINW 13-2 @MIN52420150001000007065 RBIs, 4 hits
    Juan GonzalezTEXCLEW 5-3 vs CLE42200220000000007902 home runs
    Warren NewsonTEXTORW 4-3 @TOR40000000004000003914 strikeouts
    Kevin BrownTEXMILL 4-15 vs MIL100000000010000011st career game
    Will ClarkTEXSEAL 2-5 @SEA300000000021000015001500th career game
    Kevin BrownTEXCALW 4-3 vs CAL100000100210001021st career RBI
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ken HillTEXNYAW 7-2 vs NYAW 5.16220440002798584059%20076-61200th career game
    Mark BrandenburgTEXBALW 5-4 @BALW 1.10000100004158753%181-11st career win
    Bobby WittTEXTORW 4-2 vs TORW 78220190002990612968%286100-109100th career win
    Ken HillTEXKCAW 10-0 vs KCAWSHO940003500033114714362%20779-64Complete game/Shutout
    Darren OliverTEXTORW 2-0 vs TORWSHO950000400134114872776%7313-4Complete game/Shutout, Threw 76% strikes
    Danny PattersonTEXCHAL 2-6 @CHA 1.1000000000496367%10-01st career game
    Roger PavlikTEXDETL 2-4 @DETL 6.1844211010027111723965%10540-3110 Strikeouts
    Ken HillTEXDETW 7-0 vs DETWSHO950001400033112694362%22487-67Complete game/Shutout
    Mike StantonTEXMINL 2-9 @MIN 2.120000100092620677%39423-24Threw 77% strikes
    Mike StantonTEXMINW 9-7 vs MIN 0.1000000000132167%40023-24400th career game
    Gil HerediaTEXMINL 6-7 vs MINL 6.24111040002466511577%16619-21Threw 77% strikes
    Ken HillTEXMILL 4-15 vs MILL 1.18871110001447361177%23089-70Threw 77% strikes


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