1998 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Johnny Oates
General Manager:   Douglas Melvin
Stadium:  The Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  2,927,399
Payroll:  $54,704,595
Playoffs:  Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tony Fossas (40)
Youngest Player:  Matt Perisho (23)
Longest Tenure:  Juan Gonzalez (10)
Top Hitter:  Juan Gonzalez (2)
Top Pitcher:  Rick Helling (9)
Top Draft Pick:  Carlos Pena (#10)

Roster Continuity:  69.97%
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
Texas8874.543--
Anaheim8577.5253.0
Seattle7685.47211.5
Oakland7488.45714.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Juan GonzalezRF-LF28$ 7,800,000  13 
Ivan RodriguezC26$ 6,700,000  21 
Will Clark1B34$ 5,812,595  38 
John WettelandP31$ 5,800,000  39 
Todd StottlemyreP33$ 4,900,000  68 
John BurkettP33$ 4,000,000  96 
Royce ClaytonSS28$ 3,500,000   
Bobby WittP34$ 3,250,000   
Todd Zeile3B-1B32$ 3,200,000   
Darren OliverP27$ 3,050,000   
Aaron SeleP28$ 2,850,000   
Tom GoodwinCF-LF29$ 2,350,000   
Mark McLemore2B-LF33$ 2,300,000   
Roberto KellyCF-LF33$ 1,625,000   
Roger PavlikP30$ 1,600,000   
Kevin ElsterSS33$ 1,500,000   
Lee Stevens1B30$ 1,250,000   
Rusty GreerLF29$ 1,025,000   
Xavier HernandezP32$ 1,000,000   
Luis Alicea2B32$ 750,000   
Tony FossasP40$ 650,000   
Bill HaselmanC32$ 625,000   
Eric GundersonP32$ 510,000   
Domingo Cedeno2B-SS29$ 500,000   
Esteban LoaizaP26$ 450,000   
Greg CadaretP36$ 330,000   
Todd Van PoppelP26$ 300,000   
Tim CrabtreeP28$ 290,000   
Mike SimmsRF-1B31$ 275,000   
Rick HellingP27$ 216,500   
Scott BailesP35$ 210,000   
Danny PattersonP27$ 208,000   
Julio SantanaP24$ 197,500   
Julio SantanaP24$ 182,500   
Milt CuylerCF29$ 170,000   
Tony FossasP40$ 170,000   
Jonathan JohnsonP23$ 170,000   
Al LevineP30$ 170,000   
Warren NewsonRF-LF33$ 170,000   
Matt PerishoP23$ 170,000   
Rob SasserIF23$ 170,000   
Scott Sheldon3B-SS29$ 170,000   
Fernando Tatis3B23$ 170,000   
Fernando Tatis3B23$ 170,000   
Chris TremieC28$ 170,000   


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