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1997 Texas RangersAmerican League (MLB)
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Rusty Greer played for the 1997 Texas Rangers
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionWestLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRangers
LocationSt. Petersburg,Florida
Record77-85 (3rd in American League West)League Rank10thMLB Rank19th
BallparkThe Ballpark in Arlington
ManagerJohnny OatesGeneral ManagerDouglas Melvin
CoachesDick Bosman (Pitching Coach), Bucky Dent (Bench Coach), Larry Hardy (Bullpen Coach), Rudy Jaramillo (Hitting Coach), Ed Napoleon (First Base Coach), Jerry Narron (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickJason Romano (#39)
Payroll$50,112,268 (Rank: 6th)
Attendance2,945,228 (Rank: 7th)
Minor League AffiliatesOklahoma City 89ers (AAA) 61-82 ... Tulsa Drillers (AA) 61-78 ... Charlotte Rangers (A+) 68-71 ... Gulf Coast Rangers (Rk) 34-26 ... Pulaski Rangers (Rk) 43-25 ...
Years Available1961-2018

Team History -- 1997 Statistics -- 1997 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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1997 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
29Rusty GreerlfL281576011121934232687958387312411.321.405.531.93631971690.341.210.354.40612.012.61.13.823.136.8
1990-10- 279-TEX
 
7Ivan RodriguezcR25150597981873442077733889814718.313.360.484.84428958648.339.171.241.3655.913.72.33.129.931.0
1988-   UDFA-TEX
 
19Juan Gonzalezdh-rfR27133533871582434213100331073010712.296.335.589.92431469579.294.293.355.3855.718.53.27.312.743.7
1986-   UDFA-TEX
 
11Lee Stevens1b-dhL29137426581282422174132383113218.300.336.514.85021947454.329.214.263.3645.118.33.64.620.336.7
1986- 1-  22-CAL
 
22Will Clark1bL33110393561282911251004962305114.326.400.496.89619542450.358.170.295.38510.913.81.32.732.832.8
1985- 1-   2-SFN
 
2Damon BufordcfR271223664982180839187308333208.224.287.339.62612426404.267.115.227.2817.420.52.82.045.831.7
1990-10- 283-BAL
 
1Domingo Cedeno2b-ssB281133654910319643633277722105.282.334.400.73414629397.347.118.192.3266.819.42.91.091.328.2
1987-   UDFA-TOR
 
16Dean Palmer3bR28943554787210145510268411324.245.296.423.71915035386.281.178.254.3126.721.83.23.625.440.2
1986- 3-  59-TEX
 
3Mark McLemore2bB3289349479117212575405426215.261.338.330.66811520399.304.069.189.30610.013.51.40.3349.022.0
1982- 9- 218-CAL
 
23Benji GilssR24110317357113253112179616403.224.263.325.58810320345.300.101.151.2614.927.85.71.563.428.2
1991- 1-  19-TEX
 
4Fernando Tatis3bR226022329579082930144202206.256.297.404.7019017241.280.148.224.3075.817.43.03.327.929.8
1992-   UDFA-TEX
 
24Tom GoodwincfL28532073949132017166253710212.237.319.319.6386615235.285.082.251.29110.615.71.50.00.030.6
1989- 1-  22-LAN
 
9Billy Ripkenss-2bR32712031856913240193201507.276.300.374.6747613218.306.098.138.2954.114.73.61.467.723.2
1982-11- 286-BAL
 
21Warren NewsonrfL32811692336101102330315300124.213.333.462.7957821201.243.249.450.34415.426.41.75.016.958.3
1986- 4-  90-SDN
 
18Mike Simmsdh-rfR30591111328805220182700213.252.298.459.7575113121.284.207.270.3226.622.33.44.122.246.4
1985- 6- 144-HOU
 
14Alex DiazrfB282890820402121151310103.222.268.333.60130697.237.111.167.2685.213.42.62.145.030.0
1986-   UDFA-NYN
 
13Jim Leyritzc-dhR33378511244001410232231102.282.446.329.775284113.375.047.329.37220.419.51.00.00.016.7
1985-   UDFA-NYA
 
24Mike DevereauxrfR34297281530071071000100.208.275.250.52518380.238.042.153.2458.812.51.40.00.020.0
1985- 5- 116-LAN
 
10Henry MercedescR27234741040040062503000.213.302.298.60014456.455.085.213.27810.744.64.20.00.040.0
1987-   UDFA-OAK
 
15Mickey TettletondhB3617445410340031210011.091.167.318.48514448.034.227.295.2026.325.04.06.314.7100.0
1981- 5- 118-OAK
 
37Marc SagmoenrfL2621432620140021300101.140.174.256.43011346.167.116.163.1884.428.36.52.243.050.0
1993-13- 367-TEX
 
30Hanley FriasssB231426451001001400001.192.222.231.4536127.227.039.077.2063.714.84.00.00.020.0
1990-   UDFA-TEX
 
36Bobby WittpR3336121012000100000.333.3331.0001.333626.250.667.667.5460.016.70.016.76.0100.0
1985- 1-   3-TEX
 
33John BurkettpR3225110000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1800.020.00.00.00.00.0
1983- 6- 148-SFN
 
6Kevin BrowncR2445120011000000000.400.4001.0001.400515.250.600.600.5830.00.00.020.05.050.0
1994- 2-  56-TEX
 
14Dave Silvestriss-3bR2924000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.025.00.00.00.00.0
1988- 2-  52-HOU
 
32Rick HellingpR26103000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1992- 1-  22-TEX
 
60Julio SantanapR2322010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4500.00.00.00.00.00.0
1990-   UDFA-TEX
 
28Darren OliverpR2612110002000110000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.000.5480.033.30.00.00.00.0
1988- 3-  63-TEX
Free Agent  
46Terry ClarkpR36110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1979-23- 575-SLN
 
35John WettelandpR30711110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.2600.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1985- 2-  39-LAN
 
Batting Totals: (31 players)16256518071547311271877737237500111634285239118.274.334.438.77224735256265.309.438.259.0008.017.82.23.030.233.9 

1997 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
36Bobby WittR33STMLB12124.82343223010209.024511811233741217021.5310.551.423.195.211.645.08.5005.09
1985- 1-   3-TEX
 
28Darren OliverL26STMLB13124.20323203100201.121311194298210470111.479.521.303.674.651.274.96.5205.33
1988- 3-  63-TEX
Free Agent  
33John BurkettR32STMLB9124.56303002000189.12401069620301391041.4311.410.951.436.614.635.04.4293.55
1983- 6- 148-SFN
 
44Ken HillR31STMLB585.19191900000111.012969641156685021.6710.460.894.545.511.215.59.3854.74
1985-   UDFA-DET
 
60Julio SantanaR23S/RMLB466.753014160030104.014186781649648141.8312.201.384.245.541.317.44.4005.41
1990-   UDFA-TEX
 
27Matt WhitesideR29RelMLB415.0842141008072.2854541426443231.5410.530.503.225.451.695.57.8003.81
1990-25- 678-TEX
 
56Danny PattersonR26RelMLB1063.42540540017171.0702927323697101.318.870.382.928.753.003.68.6252.69
1989-47-1199-TEX
 
35John WettelandR30CLMLB721.946106100583165.0431814521631000.985.950.692.918.723.002.49.7783.14
1985- 2-  39-LAN
 
59Roger PavlikR29STMLB354.3711110000057.2592928731350011.579.211.094.845.461.134.53.3755.14
1986- 2-  32-TEX
 
32Rick HellingR26S/RMLB334.581082001055.0472928521463021.247.690.823.447.532.194.75.5003.87
1992- 1-  22-TEX
 
53Eric GundersonL31RelMLB213.26600600011149.2451918515312121.228.150.912.725.622.073.44.6674.20
1987- 2-  48-SFN
 
31Xavier HernandezR31RelMLB044.56440440020049.1512725722365021.499.301.284.016.571.644.93.0004.95
1986- 4- 107-TOR
 
52Ed VosbergL35RelMLB124.61420420016041.0442321315291021.449.660.663.296.371.935.05.3333.89
1983- 3-  64-SDN
 
47Tanyon SturtzeR26S/RMLB118.27954001032.2453030618181101.9612.401.654.964.961.008.27.5006.05
1990-23- 636-OAK
 
46Terry ClarkR36S/RMLB145.87954002030.2412020310111001.6912.030.882.933.231.105.87.2004.64
1979-23- 575-SLN
 
48Jose AlberroR28S/RMLB037.941046002028.1373325417113011.9211.751.275.403.490.6510.48.0006.07
1991-   UDFA-TEX
 
58Scott BailesL34RelMLB102.8624024007022.01897210140001.277.360.824.095.731.403.681.0004.38
1982- 7- 170-TEX
 
55Wilson HerediaR25RelMLB103.2010010003019.2149721680001.566.410.927.323.660.504.121.0006.06
1990-   UDFA-TEX
 
45Eric MoodyR26RelMLB014.261019003019.02610942120001.4712.321.890.955.686.004.74.0004.90
1993-24- 675-TEX
 
52Bryan EversgerdL28RelMLB0220.2530300101.15330320007.2733.750.0020.2513.500.6720.25.0006.86
1989-   UDFA-SLN
 
Pitching Totals: (20 players)77854.70162162382811543314301598823747169541925556361.5010.061.063.405.821.715.18.475  

1997 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJohn Wetteland30MLBp61-65160071.0000.110.11---61100.037.7Fielding by Day
PEric Gunderson31MLBp60-49130041.0000.070.08---60100.037.0Fielding by Day
PDanny Patterson26MLBp54-714701111.0000.200.15---54100.033.3Fielding by Day
PXavier Hernandez31MLBp44-49360191.0000.200.18---44100.027.2Fielding by Day
PEd Vosberg35MLBp42-4114106.8330.120.12---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PMatt Whiteside29MLBp42-729161126.9620.600.35---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PBobby Witt33MLBp34-20910271238.9741.090.18---34100.021.0Fielding by Day
PDarren Oliver26MLBp32-2017232032.9380.940.15---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PJulio Santana23MLBp30-10461503211.0000.700.20---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PJohn Burkett32MLBp30-18912281141.9761.330.21---30100.018.5Fielding by Day
PScott Bailes34MLBp24-22260181.0000.330.36---24100.014.8Fielding by Day
PKen Hill31MLBp19-111132501381.0002.000.34---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PRoger Pavlik29MLBp11-5734118.8750.640.12---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PEric Moody26MLBp10-19120031.0000.300.16---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PJose Alberro28MLBp10-2835119.8890.800.29---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PRick Helling26MLBp10-55110021.0000.200.04---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PWilson Heredia25MLBp10-19030131.0000.300.16---10100.06.2Fielding by Day
PTanyon Sturtze26MLBp9-32010011.0000.110.03---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PTerry Clark36MLBp9-30671214.9291.440.43---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PBryan Eversgerd28MLBp3-1000000.000.00---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CIvan Rodriguez25MLBc143--82175711903.9926.270.003749315095.388.3Fielding by Day
CHenry Mercedes27MLBc23--7841283.9883.570.00111223100.014.2Fielding by Day
CJim Leyritz33MLBc-1b11--5651062.9845.550.0011613729.76.8Fielding by Day
CKevin Brown24MLBc4--901010.9002.250.001--4100.02.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BWill Clark33MLB1b100--88062486946.9969.420.00---11090.961.7Fielding by Day
1BLee Stevens29MLB1b62--45633345492.9947.890.00---13745.338.3Fielding by Day
1BBilly Ripken32MLB2b9--34404381.0004.220.00---7112.75.6Fielding by Day
1BJim Leyritz33MLBc-1b9--60204621.0006.890.00---3724.35.6Fielding by Day
1BMike Simms30MLBrf-1b2--1311215.9337.000.00---593.41.2Fielding by Day
1BMarc Sagmoen26MLBrf1--100011.0001.000.00---214.80.6Fielding by Day
1BAlex Diaz28MLBcf-rf1--200021.0002.000.00---283.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BMark McLemore32MLB2b-lf89--148254860410.9804.520.00---89100.054.9Fielding by Day
2BDomingo Cedeno28MLB2b-ss65--1001621128273.9604.030.00---11357.540.1Fielding by Day
2BBilly Ripken32MLB2b25--4078218120.9834.720.00---7135.215.4Fielding by Day
2BAlex Diaz28MLBcf-rf1--410051.0005.000.00---283.60.6Fielding by Day
2BHanley Frias23MLBss-2b1--020021.0002.000.00---147.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BDean Palmer28MLB3b93--721621010244.9592.520.00---9498.957.4Fielding by Day
3BFernando Tatis22MLB3b60--459075142.9512.250.00---60100.037.0Fielding by Day
3BBilly Ripken32MLB2b13--41202161.0001.230.00---7118.38.0Fielding by Day
3BDomingo Cedeno28MLB2b-ss3--260281.0002.670.00---1132.71.9Fielding by Day
3BDave Silvestri29MLB3b-ss1--000000.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSBenji Gil24MLBss106--1633281971510.9634.630.00---11096.465.4Fielding by Day
SSDomingo Cedeno28MLB2b-ss43--4491628141.9573.140.00---11338.126.5Fielding by Day
SSBilly Ripken32MLB2b31--3864315105.9713.290.00---7143.719.1Fielding by Day
SSHanley Frias23MLBss-2b12--121102231.0001.920.00---1485.77.4Fielding by Day
SSDave Silvestri29MLB3b-ss1--020021.0002.000.00---250.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFRusty Greer28MLBlf148--2808110299.9631.950.00---15794.391.4Fielding by Day
LFWarren Newson32MLBrf-lf20--3112034.9411.600.00---8124.712.3Fielding by Day
LFMike Devereaux34MLBcf-rf5--200021.0000.400.00---2917.23.1Fielding by Day
LFTom Goodwin28MLBcf-lf5--300031.0000.600.00---539.43.1Fielding by Day
LFAlex Diaz28MLBcf-rf3--600061.0002.000.00---2810.71.9Fielding by Day
LFLee Stevens29MLB1b3--300031.0001.000.00---1372.21.9Fielding by Day
LFMike Simms30MLBrf-1b2--100011.0000.500.00---593.41.2Fielding by Day
LFMarc Sagmoen26MLBrf2--000000.000.00---219.51.2Fielding by Day
LFMark McLemore32MLB2b-lf1--000000.000.00---891.10.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFDamon Buford27MLBcf117--282735292.9902.470.00---12295.972.2Fielding by Day
CFTom Goodwin28MLBcf-lf49--135320140.9862.820.00---5392.530.2Fielding by Day
CFRusty Greer28MLBlf19--3811040.9752.050.00---15712.111.7Fielding by Day
CFMike Devereaux34MLBcf-rf3--000000.000.00---2910.31.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFJuan Gonzalez27MLBrf-lf64--127641137.9712.080.00---13348.139.5Fielding by Day
RFWarren Newson32MLBrf-lf44--6303066.9551.430.00---8154.327.2Fielding by Day
RFMike Devereaux34MLBcf-rf24--38000381.0001.580.00---2982.814.8Fielding by Day
RFAlex Diaz28MLBcf-rf20--4221045.9782.200.00---2871.412.3Fielding by Day
RFLee Stevens29MLB1b19--27000271.0001.420.00---13713.911.7Fielding by Day
RFMike Simms30MLBrf-1b17--2201023.9571.290.00---5928.810.5Fielding by Day
RFMarc Sagmoen26MLBrf16--24000241.0001.500.00---2176.29.9Fielding by Day
RFRusty Greer28MLBlf1--000000.000.00---1570.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHJuan Gonzalez27MLBrf-lf69--000000.000.00---13351.942.6Fielding by Day
DHLee Stevens29MLB1b38--000000.000.00---13727.723.5Fielding by Day
DHMike Simms30MLBrf-1b28--000000.000.00---5947.517.3Fielding by Day
DHMickey Tettleton36MLBc13--000000.000.00---1776.58.0Fielding by Day
DHWarren Newson32MLBrf-lf9--000000.000.00---8111.15.6Fielding by Day
DHJim Leyritz33MLBc-1b9--000000.000.00---3724.35.6Fielding by Day
DHWill Clark33MLB1b7--000000.000.00---1106.44.3Fielding by Day
DHIvan Rodriguez25MLBc5--000000.000.00---1503.33.1Fielding by Day
DHBenji Gil24MLBss4--000000.000.00---1103.62.5Fielding by Day
DHDamon Buford27MLBcf3--000000.000.00---1222.51.9Fielding by Day
DHRusty Greer28MLBlf2--000000.000.00---1571.31.2Fielding by Day
DHDomingo Cedeno28MLB2b-ss2--000000.000.00---1131.81.2Fielding by Day
DHMarc Sagmoen26MLBrf1--000000.000.00---214.80.6Fielding by Day

1997 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Hector AcevedoScout -- --   SCOUT
Dick BosmanPitching Coach1944-02-17 53Kenosha,Wisconsin MLB1963-19761966-1976
1963-   UDFA-PIT
P
Mike CadahiaScout1954-09-05 42Havana,Cuba --   C
Bucky DentBench Coach1951-11-25 45Savannah,Georgia MLB1970-19841973-1984
1970- 1-   6-SLN
SS
Kip FaggScout -- --   SCOUT
Jim FaireyScout1944-09-22 52Orangeburg,South Carolina MLB1965-19771968-1973
1965-   UDFA-LAN
OF
John GracioScout1939-01-13 58New York,New York --   SCOUT
Joel GrampietroScout -Shrewsbury,Massachusetts NCAA1981-1982-   SCOUT
Tom GrieveBroadcaster1948-03-04 49Pittsfield,Massachusetts MLB1967-19791970-1979
1966- 1-   6-WS2
OF
Michael GrouseScout1962-- 35- A-1984-1984-
1984-20- 508-TEX
1B
Todd GuggianaScout1968-08-06 28Lakewood,California AA1990-1994-
1990-19- 522-TEX
3B
Larry HardyBullpen Coach1948-01-10 49Goose Creek,Texas MLB1974-19791974-1976
1970-23- 536-SDN
P
Rudy JaramilloHitting Coach1950-09-20 46Beeville,Texas --
1973-29- 631-TEX
OF
Bryan LambePro Scout1948-10-14 48- --   OF
Steve LuebberRoving Pitching Instructor1949-07-09 47Clinton,Missouri MLB1967-19881971-1981
1967-13- 257-MIN
P
Douglas MelvinGeneral Manager1952-08-08 44Chatham,Ontario AA1977-1978-   EXEC
Bob MiscikMinor League Field Coordinator1958-05-16 39Calumet,Pennsylvania AAA1980-1988-   IF
Ed NapoleonFirst Base Coach1937-09-13 59Baltimore,Maryland --   COACH
Jerry NarronThird Base Coach1956-01-15 41Goldsboro,North Carolina MLB1974-19881979-1987
1974- 6- 132-NYA
C
Reid NicholsScout1958-08-05 38Ocala,Florida MLB1976-19881980-1987
1976-12- 286-BOS
OF
Dan O'BrienAssistant General Manager -- --   EXEC
Johnny OatesManager1946-01-21 51Sylva,North Carolina MLB1967-19811970-1981
1967- 1-  10-BAL
C
Danilo TrancosoScout -- --   SCOUT
Greg WhitworthScout -- --   SCOUT
Doug WittBullpen catcher -Canton,Massachusetts --   SCOUT
Paul WyczawskiAssociate Scout -- --   COACH