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1996 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  90-72   .556
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Johnny Oates
General Manager:   Douglas Melvin
Stadium:  The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  2,889,020
Payroll:  $35,862,028
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Rene Gonzales (35)
Youngest Player:  Kevin Brown (23)
Longest Tenure:  Juan Gonzalez (8)
Top Hitter:  Juan Gonzalez (14)
Top Pitcher:  Ken Hill (6)
Top Draft Pick:  R.A. Dickey (#18)

Roster Continuity:  65.72%
Top Prospect:   Andrew Vessel
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas9072.556--
Seattle8576.5284.5
Oakland7884.48112.0
California7091.43519.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-04-01vs BOS1W  5-31-0240,484 Ken HillRoger ClemensKen HillRoger ClemensEd Vosberg532
1996-04-03vs BOS2W  7-22-0124,483 Roger PavlikTom GordonRoger PavlikTom Gordon 1257
1996-04-04vs BOS3W  13-23-0118,086 Kevin GrossTim WakefieldKevin GrossTim Wakefield 25718
1996-04-06vs NYA4W  4-24-0135,510 Bobby WittJimmy KeyBobby WittJimmy KeyMike Henneman29920
1996-04-07vs NYA5W  7-26-010 Ken HillDwight GoodenKen HillDwight Gooden 361125
1996-04-07vs NYA6W  4-16-0136,248 Roger PavlikDavid ConeRoger PavlikSteve HoweEd Vosberg401228
1996-04-09@ CHA7W  3-27-0134,750Kevin GrossKirk McCaskillKevin GrossLarry ThomasMike Henneman431429
1996-04-11@ CHA8L  5-87-1116,685Bobby WittJason BereLarry ThomasMike Henneman 482226
1996-04-12@ NYA9L  3-47-2120,238Ken HillDavid ConeDavid ConeKen HillJohn Wetteland512625
1996-04-13@ NYA10W  10-68-2119,603Roger PavlikDwight GoodenRoger PavlikDwight GoodenEd Vosberg613229
1996-04-14@ NYA11L  3-128-3120,181Kevin GrossAndy PettitteAndy PettitteKevin Gross 644420
1996-04-15vs OAK12L  3-88-4219,312 Darren OliverSteve WojciechowskiMike MohlerGil Heredia 675215
1996-04-16vs OAK13W  5-39-4220,948 Bobby WittDoug JohnsBobby WittDoug JohnsMike Henneman725517
1996-04-17vs OAK14W  12-110-4224,120 Ken HillCarlos ReyesKen HillCarlos Reyes 845628
1996-04-19vs BAL15W  26-711-4141,184 Roger PavlikKent MerckerDennis CookKent MerckerEd Vosberg1106347
1996-04-20vs BAL16W  8-312-4145,358 Kevin GrossJimmy HaynesKevin GrossJimmy Haynes 1186652
1996-04-21vs BAL17W  9-613-4139,456 Darren OliverDavid WellsDarren OliverDavid Wells 1277255
1996-04-22vs CHA18L  4-1213-5122,348 Bobby WittAlex FernandezAlex FernandezBobby WittMatt Karchner1318447
1996-04-23vs CHA19L  5-613-6129,123 Ken HillJames BaldwinJames BaldwinKen HillRoberto Hernandez1369046
1996-04-24@ BOS20L  9-1113-7119,217Roger PavlikTom GordonMike StantonGil HerediaHeathcliff Slocumb14510144
1996-04-25@ BOS21L  3-813-8120,350Kevin GrossTim WakefieldTim WakefieldKevin Gross 14810939
1996-04-26@ BAL22W  5-414-8144,022Darren OliverDavid WellsMark BrandenburgDavid WellsMike Henneman15311340
1996-04-27@ BAL23W  4-215-8147,311Bobby WittScott EricksonBobby WittScott EricksonEd Vosberg15711542
1996-04-28@ BAL24W  5-416-8147,327Ken HillMike MussinaGil HerediaRoger McDowellMike Henneman16211943
1996-04-29@ BAL25L  7-816-9141,503Roger PavlikKent MerckerJimmy HaynesRick HellingRandy Myers16912742
1996-04-30vs SEA26L  0-816-10227,272 Kevin GrossChris BosioChris BosioKevin Gross 16913534
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-05-01vs SEA27W  5-417-10131,775 Darren OliverRandy JohnsonJeff RussellMichael JacksonMike Henneman17413935
1996-05-02@ DET28L  2-517-1117,416Bobby WittFelipe LiraFelipe LiraBobby WittBrian Williams17614432
1996-05-03@ DET29W  11-018-1119,079Ken HillGreg KeagleKen HillGreg Keagle 18714443
1996-05-04@ DET30W  3-119-11110,734Roger PavlikGreg GohrRoger PavlikGreg Gohr 19014545
1996-05-05@ DET31W  3-220-11112,337Kevin GrossJose LimaKevin GrossJose LimaMike Henneman19314746
1996-05-07vs TOR32W  5-121-11123,005 Darren OliverJuan GuzmanDarren OliverJuan Guzman 19814850
1996-05-08vs TOR33W  4-222-11120,694 Bobby WittErik HansonBobby WittErik HansonMike Henneman20215052
1996-05-09vs TOR34L  2-522-12134,451 Ken HillPaul QuantrillPaul QuantrillKen HillMike Timlin20415549
1996-05-10vs DET35W  6-223-12131,426 Roger PavlikJose LimaRoger PavlikJose LimaMike Henneman21015753
1996-05-11vs DET36W  11-724-12142,732 Kevin GrossScott AldredKevin GrossScott Aldred 22116457
1996-05-12vs DET37L  3-524-13135,677 Darren OliverFelipe LiraFelipe LiraDarren OliverMike Myers22416955
1996-05-13vs KCA38W  7-625-13122,981 Bobby WittKevin AppierDennis CookJeff MontgomeryMike Henneman23117556
1996-05-14vs KCA39W  10-026-13128,999 Ken HillMark GubiczaKen HillMark Gubicza 24117566
1996-05-15vs KCA40L  1-326-14126,881 Roger PavlikChris HaneyChris HaneyRoger PavlikJeff Montgomery24217864
1996-05-17@ CLE41L  10-1226-15141,225Kevin GrossOrel HershiserAlan EmbreeGil HerediaJose Mesa25219062
1996-05-18@ CLE42W  6-327-15140,973Darren OliverBrian AndersonDarren OliverBrian AndersonMike Henneman25819365
1996-05-19@ CLE43L  5-827-16143,299Bobby WittCharles NagyCharles NagyBobby WittJose Mesa26320162
1996-05-21@ MIN44L  3-427-17112,323Ken HillBrad RadkeMike MilchinMike Henneman 26620561
1996-05-22@ MIN45W  6-528-17117,955Roger PavlikJose ParraRoger PavlikJose ParraMike Henneman27221062
1996-05-23@ KCA46L  2-428-18115,612Darren OliverKevin AppierKevin AppierDarren OliverJeff Montgomery27421460
1996-05-24@ KCA47L  0-828-19113,696Bobby WittMark GubiczaMark GubiczaBobby Witt 27422252
1996-05-25@ KCA48W  2-129-19123,668Rick HellingChris HaneyRick HellingChris HaneyMike Henneman27622353
1996-05-26@ KCA49W  6-430-19122,665Ken HillDoug LintonKen HillDoug LintonMike Henneman28222755
1996-05-27vs CLE50W  3-231-19146,521 Roger PavlikJack McDowellRoger PavlikJack McDowell 28522956
1996-05-28vs CLE51W  11-332-19135,727 Darren OliverOrel HershiserDarren OliverOrel Hershiser 29623264
1996-05-29vs CLE52W  5-433-19135,893 Bobby WittBrian AndersonDennis CookJulian TavarezMike Henneman30123665
1996-05-31vs MIN53W  7-234-19132,861 Ken HillFrankie RodriguezKen HillFrankie Rodriguez 30823870
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-06-01vs MIN54L  5-934-20143,413 Roger PavlikBrad RadkeMike MilchinMike Henneman 31324766
1996-06-02vs MIN55L  5-634-21133,809 Darren OliverPat MahomesEddie GuardadoJeff Russell 31825365
1996-06-03@ MIL56W  9-635-2119,748Bobby WittSteve SparksBobby WittSteve SparksMike Henneman32725968
1996-06-04@ MIL57L  2-635-22110,685Kevin GrossRicky BonesRicky BonesKevin Gross 32926564
1996-06-05@ MIL58L  4-635-23111,276Ken HillBen McDonaldBen McDonaldKen HillMike Fetters33327162
1996-06-07vs TOR59W  10-736-23140,046 Roger PavlikMarty JanzenRoger PavlikMarty JanzenMike Henneman34327865
1996-06-08vs TOR60W  2-037-23143,439 Darren OliverJuan GuzmanDarren OliverJuan Guzman 34527867
1996-06-09vs TOR61W  8-638-23141,605 Bobby WittErik HansonBobby WittErik HansonMike Henneman35328469
1996-06-10vs MIL62W  8-339-23143,275 Kevin GrossBrian GivensKevin GrossBrian Givens 36128774
1996-06-11vs MIL63L  4-1439-24133,519 Ken HillBen McDonaldBen McDonaldKen HillRamon Garcia36530164
1996-06-12vs MIL64W  13-640-24134,842 Roger PavlikAngel MirandaRoger PavlikAngel Miranda 37830771
1996-06-13@ BOS65L  7-840-25132,645Darren OliverRoger ClemensHeathcliff SlocumbMike Henneman 38531570
1996-06-14@ BOS66L  3-440-26129,689Bobby WittTom GordonMike StantonBobby Witt 38831969
1996-06-15@ BOS67W  13-341-26133,186Kevin GrossTim WakefieldKevin GrossTim Wakefield 40132279
1996-06-16@ BOS68L  9-1041-27130,461Ken HillVaughn EshelmanJoe HudsonMike Henneman 41033278
1996-06-17@ BAL69L  1-141-28145,581Roger PavlikScott Erickson 41133378
1996-06-18@ BAL70W  7-042-28147,318Darren OliverKent MerckerDarren OliverKent Mercker 41833385
1996-06-19@ BAL71W  3-243-28145,581Bobby WittMike MussinaBobby WittMike MussinaJeff Russell42133586
1996-06-20@ BAL72L  2-343-29121,748Kevin GrossDavid WellsDavid WellsKevin GrossRandy Myers42333885
1996-06-21vs BOS73W  14-444-29140,726 Ken HillNate MincheyKen HillNate Minchey 43734295
1996-06-22vs BOS74W  8-245-29146,444 Roger PavlikTim WakefieldRoger PavlikTim Wakefield 445344101
1996-06-23vs BOS75L  4-645-30139,399 Darren OliverAaron SeleMike StantonDennis CookHeathcliff Slocumb44935099
1996-06-24vs BAL76L  3-845-31139,701 Bobby WittMike MussinaMike MussinaBobby Witt 45235894
1996-06-25vs BAL77W  5-246-31141,685 Kevin GrossDavid WellsKevin GrossDavid WellsMike Henneman45736097
1996-06-26vs BAL78W  6-547-31138,984 Ken HillRocky CoppingerDennis CookJesse OroscoMike Henneman46336598
1996-06-28@ SEA79L  8-1947-32134,413Roger PavlikBob WolcottRafael CarmonaRoger Pavlik 47138487
1996-06-29@ SEA80W  9-548-32137,556Darren OliverRusty MeachamDarren OliverRusty Meacham 48038991
1996-06-30@ SEA81L  3-448-33133,392Bobby WittSterling HitchcockSterling HitchcockBobby WittNorm Charlton48339390
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-07-01@ CAL82W  8-649-33119,754Kevin GrossMark LangstonKevin GrossMark LangstonMike Henneman49139992
1996-07-02@ CAL83L  5-649-34119,055Ken HillShawn BoskieMike JamesMike Henneman 49640591
1996-07-03@ CAL84W  8-150-34145,979Roger PavlikChuck FinleyRoger PavlikChuck Finley 50440698
1996-07-04vs SEA85L  5-950-35146,668 Darren OliverRusty MeachamRafael CarmonaMike Henneman 50941594
1996-07-05vs SEA86L  3-650-36146,397 Bobby WittSterling HitchcockSterling HitchcockBobby Witt 51242191
1996-07-06vs SEA87L  5-950-37146,458 Kevin GrossMatt WagnerMatt WagnerKevin Gross 51743087
1996-07-07vs SEA88W  8-351-37136,933 Ken HillBob WellsKen HillBob Wells 52543392
1996-07-11@ OAK89L  3-851-38113,437Darren OliverBobby ChouinardBobby ChouinardDarren Oliver 52844187
1996-07-12@ OAK90W  8-452-38112,074Ken HillJohn WasdinJeff RussellBilly Taylor 53644591
1996-07-13@ OAK91W  8-153-38116,792Roger PavlikDon WengertRoger PavlikDon Wengert 54444698
1996-07-14@ OAK92L  1-953-39120,704Kevin GrossDoug JohnsDoug JohnsKevin Gross 54545590
1996-07-15vs CAL93L  7-1053-40145,655 Bobby WittRyan HancockJeff SchmidtMark BrandenburgTroy Percival55246587
1996-07-16vs CAL94W  6-254-40134,680 Darren OliverJim AbbottDarren OliverJim AbbottJeff Russell55846791
1996-07-17vs CAL95W  7-355-40144,220 Ken HillChuck FinleyKen HillChuck Finley 56547095
1996-07-18vs OAK96L  4-555-41128,585 Roger PavlikDon WengertCarlos ReyesMark BrandenburgTodd Van Poppel56947594
1996-07-19vs OAK97L  6-955-42137,455 Rick HellingDoug JohnsCarlos ReyesRick HellingBilly Taylor57548491
1996-07-20vs OAK98W  8-456-42146,052 Bobby WittDave TelghederBobby WittTodd Van Poppel 58348895
1996-07-21vs OAK99L  8-1156-43136,039 Darren OliverBobby ChouinardBuddy GroomMark BrandenburgMike Mohler59149992
1996-07-22@ NYA100W  6-157-43130,767Ken HillKenny RogersKen HillKenny Rogers 59750097
1996-07-23@ NYA101L  0-657-44122,814Roger PavlikDwight GoodenDwight GoodenRoger Pavlik 59750691
1996-07-24@ NYA102L  2-457-45135,308Jose AlberroAndy PettitteAndy PettitteJose AlberroJohn Wetteland59951089
1996-07-25@ CHA103W  4-358-45119,524Bobby WittLuis AndujarJeff RussellBrian KeyserMike Henneman60351390
1996-07-26@ CHA104L  2-658-46121,398Darren OliverWilson AlvarezWilson AlvarezDarren Oliver 60551986
1996-07-27@ CHA105W  6-459-46122,629Ken HillKevin TapaniGil HerediaBill SimasEd Vosberg61152388
1996-07-28@ CHA106L  1-559-47120,902Roger PavlikAlex FernandezAlex FernandezRoger Pavlik 61252884
1996-07-30vs NYA107W  15-260-47139,637 Bobby WittAndy PettitteBobby WittAndy Pettitte 62753097
1996-07-31vs NYA108W  9-261-47130,645 Darren OliverJimmy KeyDarren OliverJimmy Key 636532104
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-08-01vs NYA109L  5-661-48134,855 Ken HillKenny RogersKenny RogersKen HillJohn Wetteland641538103
1996-08-02vs CHA110L  0-961-49136,299 Roger PavlikAlex FernandezAlex FernandezRoger Pavlik 64154794
1996-08-03vs CHA111L  9-1161-50146,481 Kevin GrossLuis AndujarRoberto HernandezJeff Russell 65055892
1996-08-04vs CHA112W  9-562-50132,854 Bobby WittJames BaldwinBobby WittJames Baldwin 65956396
1996-08-05vs CHA113L  5-1562-51129,973 Darren OliverWilson AlvarezWilson AlvarezDarren Oliver 66457886
1996-08-06@ DET114W  4-263-51110,931Ken HillFelipe LiraKen HillFelipe LiraMike Henneman66858088
1996-08-07@ DET115L  2-463-52110,297Roger PavlikBrian WilliamsJohn CummingsRoger PavlikMike Myers67058486
1996-08-08@ DET116L  2-363-53110,995Kevin GrossOmar OlivaresOmar OlivaresGil Heredia 67258785
1996-08-09@ TOR117W  5-464-53133,535Bobby WittHuck FlenerBobby WittPaul QuantrillMike Henneman67759186
1996-08-10@ TOR118W  12-165-53134,109Darren OliverJuan GuzmanDarren OliverJuan Guzman 68959297
1996-08-11@ TOR119W  6-066-53132,162John BurkettErik HansonJohn BurkettErik Hanson 695592103
1996-08-12vs DET120W  7-067-53125,210 Ken HillBrian WilliamsKen HillBrian Williams 702592110
1996-08-13vs DET121W  6-268-53131,331 Roger PavlikOmar OlivaresRoger PavlikOmar Olivares 708594114
1996-08-14vs DET122W  5-469-53133,942 Bobby WittTodd Van PoppelBobby WittTodd Van PoppelMike Henneman713598115
1996-08-16vs KCA123W  5-370-53132,053 John BurkettChris HaneyJohn BurkettChris HaneyMike Henneman718601117
1996-08-17vs KCA124L  1-470-54141,855 Ken HillTim BelcherTim BelcherKen Hill 719605114
1996-08-18vs KCA125W  10-371-54130,480 Darren OliverKevin AppierKevin GrossKevin Appier 729608121
1996-08-19@ CLE126W  10-372-54142,393Roger PavlikJack McDowellRoger PavlikJack McDowell 739611128
1996-08-20@ CLE127L  4-1072-55142,370Bobby WittAlbie LopezAlbie LopezBobby Witt 743621122
1996-08-21@ CLE128W  10-873-55142,345John BurkettCharles NagyEd VosbergJulian Tavarez 753629124
1996-08-22@ MIN129W  11-274-55117,342Ken HillRich RobertsonKen HillRich Robertson 764631133
1996-08-23@ MIN130L  2-974-56116,166Darren OliverRick AguileraRick AguileraDarren Oliver 766640126
1996-08-24@ MIN131L  5-674-57116,648Roger PavlikFrankie RodriguezFrankie RodriguezRoger PavlikMike Trombley771646125
1996-08-25@ MIN132W  13-275-57114,818Bobby WittTravis MillerBobby WittTravis Miller 784648136
1996-08-27@ KCA133L  3-475-58112,907John BurkettChris HaneyJeff MontgomeryJeff Russell 787652135
1996-08-28@ KCA134L  3-475-59112,695Ken HillTim BelcherRick HuismanKevin Gross 790656134
1996-08-30vs CLE135W  5-376-59140,383 Roger PavlikChad OgeaRoger PavlikChad OgeaJeff Russell795659136
1996-08-31vs CLE136W  6-377-59146,319 Darren OliverJack McDowellDarren OliverJack McDowellEd Vosberg801662139
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttTEX PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1996-09-01vs CLE137L  2-877-60146,084 John BurkettCharles NagyCharles NagyJohn Burkett 803670133
1996-09-02vs MIN138L  4-677-61124,786 Ken HillRick AguileraRick AguileraKen HillEddie Guardado807676131
1996-09-03vs MIN139W  9-778-61128,401 Bobby WittFrankie RodriguezBobby WittFrankie RodriguezMike Henneman816683133
1996-09-04vs MIN140L  6-778-62129,744 Roger PavlikTravis MillerRich RobertsonGil HerediaMike Trombley822690132
1996-09-06@ MIL141W  7-379-62116,714John BurkettCal EldredJohn BurkettCal Eldred 829693136
1996-09-07@ MIL142W  2-180-62119,110Ken HillBen McDonaldKen HillBen McDonaldMike Henneman831694137
1996-09-08@ MIL143W  7-181-62117,542Bobby WittJeff D'AmicoBobby WittBryce Florie 838695143
1996-09-09@ TOR144W  4-382-62125,825Roger PavlikPat HentgenKevin GrossPat HentgenMike Henneman842698144
1996-09-10@ TOR145W  11-883-62126,286Darren OliverWoody WilliamsDarren OliverWoody WilliamsMike Henneman853706147
1996-09-11@ TOR146L  3-883-63127,262John BurkettLuis AndujarLuis AndujarEd Vosberg 856714142
1996-09-12vs MIL147L  4-1583-64141,303 Ken HillBen McDonaldBen McDonaldKen Hill 860729131
1996-09-13vs MIL148L  3-683-65139,235 Bobby WittJeff D'AmicoJeff D'AmicoBobby WittMike Fetters863735128
1996-09-14vs MIL149L  6-883-66145,901 Roger PavlikScott KarlScott KarlRoger PavlikMike Fetters869743126
1996-09-15vs MIL150W  6-284-66145,941 Darren OliverRamon GarciaDarren OliverRamon GarciaEd Vosberg875745130
1996-09-16@ SEA151L  0-684-67150,544John BurkettJamie MoyerJamie MoyerJohn Burkett 875751124
1996-09-17@ SEA152L  2-584-68132,279Ken HillTerry MulhollandTerry MulhollandKen HillBobby Ayala877756121
1996-09-18@ SEA153L  2-584-69135,162Bobby WittSterling HitchcockSterling HitchcockBobby WittNorm Charlton879761118
1996-09-19@ SEA154L  6-784-70139,769Roger PavlikBob WolcottTim DavisDennis CookNorm Charlton885768117
1996-09-20@ CAL155L  5-684-71118,860Darren OliverShawn BoskieChuck McElroyMike Stanton 890774116
1996-09-21@ CAL156W  7-185-71124,104John BurkettJim AbbottJohn BurkettJim Abbott 897775122
1996-09-22@ CAL157W  4-186-71117,522Ken HillJason DicksonKen HillJason Dickson 901776125
1996-09-23@ OAK158L  3-586-72110,164Bobby WittJohn WasdinJohn WasdinBobby WittBilly Taylor904781123
1996-09-24@ OAK159W  7-387-7219,694Roger PavlikAaron SmallDennis CookAaron Small 911784127
1996-09-26vs CAL160W  6-588-72133,895 John BurkettJim AbbottJohn BurkettJim AbbottMike Henneman917789128
1996-09-27vs CAL161L  3-488-73146,764 Ken HillJason DicksonPep HarrisMatt WhitesideGreg Gohr920793127
1996-09-28vs CAL162W  4-389-73145,651 Darren OliverChuck FinleyDarren OliverChuck FinleyGil Heredia924796128
1996-09-29vs CAL163W  4-390-73145,434 Roger PavlikDennis SpringerBobby WittDennis Springer 928799129


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