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2008 TEXAS RANGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Arlington,TX
Team Record:  79-83   .488
Result:   2nd in American League - West Division
Manager(s):  Ron Washington
General Manager:   Jon Daniels
Stadium:  Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
Attendance:  1,945,677
Payroll:  $67,712,326
Playoffs:  -

Texas Rangers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Eddie Guardado (37)
Youngest Player:  Tommy Hunter (21)
Longest Tenure:  Michael Young (9)
Top Hitter:  Josh Hamilton (4)
Top Pitcher:  Vicente Padilla (31)
Top Draft Pick:  Justin Smoak (#11)

Roster Continuity:  69.39%
Top Prospect:   Elvis Andrus
American League Standings
WestWLPctGB
LA Angels10062.617--
Texas7983.48821.0
Oakland7586.46624.5
Seattle61101.37739.0

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 
Vicente PadillaP30$ 11,000,000  67 
Kevin MillwoodP33$ 10,368,892  72 
Michael Young3B31$ 6,174,974   
Hank Blalock3B27$ 6,000,000   
Milton BradleyLF30$ 5,250,000   
Frank CatalanottoLF-2B34$ 4,000,000   
Jason JenningsP29$ 4,000,000   
Ben Broussard1B31$ 3,850,000   
Joaquin BenoitP30$ 2,250,000   
Eddie GuardadoP37$ 2,000,000   
Marlon ByrdRF30$ 1,800,000   
Gerald LairdC28$ 1,600,000   
Kazuo FukumoriP31$ 1,400,000   
Jamey WrightP34$ 1,000,000   
Ramon Vazquez2B31$ 810,000   
Adam MelhuseC36$ 750,000   
Ian Kinsler2B26$ 700,000   
C.J. WilsonP27$ 417,460   
Brandon McCarthyP24$ 404,760   
Josh HamiltonRF27$ 396,830   
Kason GabbardP26$ 396,390   
Dustin NippertP27$ 395,500   
Jason BottsLF27$ 394,190   
David MurphyLF26$ 393,000   
Travis Metcalf3B25$ 392,000   
Josh RupeP25$ 392,000   
Luis MendozaP24$ 391,000   
Franklyn GermanP28$ 390,000   


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