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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> American League >> Texas Rangers >> 1998 Team Capsule

1998 Texas Rangers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 88-74 .543
Rank: 1st in American League West
Run Differential: 940-871 + 69
Manager(s): Johnny Oates
General Manager: Douglas Melvin
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Ballpark: The Ballpark in Arlington
Payroll: $ 54,704,595 5/30
Attendance: 2,927,399 9/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Carlos Pena (#10) 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), Bobby Witt (#3), Jonathan Johnson (#7), Todd Van Poppel (#14), Royce Clayton (#15), Rick Helling (#22), Lee Stevens (#22), Tom Goodwin (#22), Rick Helling (#22), Bill Haselman (#23), Aaron Sele (#23)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8874.543--
8577.5253.0
7685.47211.5
7488.45714.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
19Juan GonzalezRF28606110193
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2
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45
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15721461266901120.318.366.630996.312.389.3322.7413.5382669
29Rusty GreerLF29598107183
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5
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16
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108248093410918.306.386.455841.149.279.3351.1637.4272691
7Ivan RodriguezC2657988186
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4
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21
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91903288340318.321.358.513871.192.263.3492.7527.6297617
22Will Clark1B3455498169
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23
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102107297350715.305.384.507891.202.334.3311.3524.1281636
24Tom GoodwinCF29520102151
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3
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3338207390201032.290.378.338716.048.223.3461.23260.0176608
3Mark McLemore2B3346179114
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5312489642112315.247.369.317686.069.280.2760.7292.2146567
9,11Lee StevensDH-1B303445291
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5902319304016.265.324.512836.247.331.3063.0017.2176376
4Fernando Tatis3B233304189
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32621266424010.270.303.361664.091.139.3305.50110.0119350
18Kevin ElsterSS332973369
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3702336620227.232.311.354665.121.226.2712.0037.1105336
10Luis Alicea2B-3B322595171
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3343374050431.274.372.425797.151.297.3011.0843.2110308
39Roberto KellyCF-RF332574883
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460284630114.323.349.560909.237.261.3425.7516.1144270
11,18Royce ClaytonSS281863053
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2455133210336.285.330.441771.156.226.3162.4637.282206
16Mike SimmsRF-DH311863655
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4601244730024.296.381.613994.317.441.3121.9611.6114215
27Todd Zeile3B321802647
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2810283210133.261.358.450808.189.350.2831.1430.081213
1Domingo CedenoSS291411937
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2121103200114.262.309.383692.121.199.3243.2070.554153
37Bill HaselmanC321051133
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170031700022.314.327.543870.229.257.3215.6717.557110
21Warren NewsonLF332114
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002001501001.190.227.238465.048.095.2505.00--522
4Scott Sheldon3B-SS291602
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0001001600001.125.176.125301.000.063.2006.00--217
18Milt CuylerDH-CF29633
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3001000000.500.5711.3331904.8331.000.4000.006.087
28Darren OliverP27611
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001000200000.167.167.333500.167.167.250----26
32Rick HellingP27501
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0000000200100.200.200.200400.000.000.333----16
30Aaron SeleP28401
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000000000000.250.250.500750.250.250.250----24
33John BurkettP333100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
18Chris TremieDH28321
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000001100000.333.500.6671167.333.667.5001.00--24
51Todd Van PoppelP262100000000000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
23Tim CrabtreeP281000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
14Rob Sasser231000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
36Bobby WittP341000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals168756729401637314322018948247595104539274154137.289.353.462815.173.284.3211.7628.226186362
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
32Rick Helling272074.4233334200216209109106277816410011.338.711.133.256.832.10
30Aaron Sele2819114.2333333200212239116100148416740131.5210.100.593.557.061.99
33John Burkett339135.683232000019523013112319461313081.4210.620.882.126.052.85
28Darren Oliver27676.5519192000103140847511435861101.7812.230.963.765.071.35
23Tim Crabtree28613.606400014085864034335606031.429.110.323.716.351.71
28Esteban Loaiza26365.92141410007910357521522553001.5811.731.712.516.272.50
36Bobby Witt34547.7014130000699562591433302101.8612.391.834.303.910.91
53Eric Gunderson32035.1668100130678843391319414011.5711.651.722.515.432.16
35John Wetteland31312.0363000594262471714614721000.986.820.872.0310.455.14
56Danny Patterson27254.4356000212606431301119333021.369.441.622.804.871.74
44Todd Stottlemyre33544.351010000060683329530571001.6310.200.754.508.551.90
43Al Levine30014.503000011058683029616195001.4510.550.932.482.951.19
31Xavier Hernandez32663.574600015158432723530414011.266.670.784.666.361.37
58Scott Bailes35106.534600013040613329511303001.8013.731.132.486.752.73
51Todd Van Poppel26129.0044000019262019510102011.8912.322.374.744.741.00
59Roger Pavlik30113.865000211416862581011.5010.291.293.215.141.60
36Greg Cadaret36004.501100030711441353001.7512.381.133.385.631.67
49Tony Fossas40100.00100001073000471001.003.860.005.149.001.75
60Julio Santana24009.0030000057550410002.2012.600.007.201.800.25
40Matt Perisho230227.0022000051517152820024.6027.003.6014.403.600.25
50Jonathan Johnson23009.0011000045440530002.5011.250.0011.256.750.60
Pitching Totals88745.005641621041524614311624871795164519994622431.5010.211.033.266.251.92
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Ivan RodriguezC1398647267.9940.00
Bill HaselmanC36176810.9950.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Will Clark1B13410797313112.9890.00
Lee Stevens1B3720815111.9960.00
Mike Simms1B1673728.9760.00
Scott Sheldon1B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mark McLemore2B1222493321571.9750.00
Luis Alicea2B4581111626.9700.00
Domingo Cedeno2B741221.8890.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fernando Tatis3B94741841515.9450.00
Todd Zeile3B523891127.9150.00
Luis Alicea3B26153231.9400.00
Scott Sheldon3B314021.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin ElsterSS84107257949.9760.00
Royce ClaytonSS5288152726.9720.00
Domingo CedenoSS353767414.9630.00
Scott SheldonSS27713.9330.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Rusty GreerLF154304630.9900.00
Roberto KellyLF14142001.0000.00
Warren NewsonLF660001.0000.00
Mike SimmsLF320001.0000.00
Luis AliceaLF220001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom GoodwinCF150370531.9920.00
Roberto KellyCF4187241.9570.00
Milt CuylerCF350001.0000.00
Rusty GreerCF20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Juan GonzalezRF116212842.9820.00
Mike SimmsRF40431001.0000.00
Roberto KellyRF31541001.0000.00
Lee StevensRF7120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eric GundersonP6867610001.0002.14
Tim CrabtreeP64854812.9231.27
John WettelandP63622710.9001.31
Danny PattersonP566038001.0001.64
Scott BailesP46402310.8331.12
Xavier HernandezP465833001.0000.93
Rick HellingP3321681210.9520.83
Aaron SeleP33212172023.9491.57
John BurkettP32195111810.9671.34
Al LevineP305847011.0001.71
Darren OliverP1910351510.9521.75
Esteban LoaizaP1479116001.0001.93
Bobby WittP14692320.7140.65
Greg CadaretP11701001.0001.25
Tony FossasP10710001.0001.27
Todd StottlemyreP106025001.0001.05
Roger PavlikP51402001.0001.29
Todd Van PoppelP41901001.0000.47
Julio SantanaP3501001.0001.76
Matt PerishoP250000.0000.00
Jonathan JohnsonP1411001.0004.39
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lee StevensDH72.0000.00
Juan GonzalezDH38.0000.00
Mike SimmsDH26.0000.00
Luis AliceaDH17.0000.00
Will ClarkDH15.0000.00
Domingo CedenoDH14.0000.00
Ivan RodriguezDH6.0000.00
Milt CuylerDH3.0000.00
Warren NewsonDH3.0000.00
Bill HaselmanDH2.0000.00
Roberto KellyDH2.0000.00
Mark McLemoreDH2.0000.00
Chris TremieDH2.0000.00
Tom GoodwinDH1.0000.00
Scott SheldonDH1.0000.00


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