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2008 Texas Rangers

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2007 / 2009

79-83, Finished 2nd in AL West (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ron Washington (79-83)
GM: Jon Daniels, Scouting Dir: Ron Hopkins
Scored 901 runs, Allowed 967 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 76-86

Ballparks: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington · Attendance: 1,945,677 (11th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 103, Pitching - 104

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2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Joaquin Arias 23 R R 6' 1" 165 Sep 21, 1984 2 32 26 32 30 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0.3
Joaquin Benoit 30 R R 6' 3" 220 Jul 26, 1977 8 44 0 3 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $2,250,000
Hank Blalock 27 L R 6' 1" 192 Nov 21, 1980 7 65 65 65 65 0 0 34 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $6,000,000
Brandon Boggs 25 B R 6' 0" 210 Jan 9, 1983 1st 101 65 101 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 5 3 84 17 16 6 0.8
Jason Botts 27 B R 6' 5" 250 Jul 26, 1980 4 15 9 15 11 0 0 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4 6 0 0.0 $394,190
Milton Bradley 30 B R 6' 0" 215 Apr 15, 1978 9 126 117 126 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 19 20 100 9 0 5.2 $5,250,000 All-Star
Ben Broussard 31 L L 6' 2" 220 Sep 24, 1976 7 26 23 26 26 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1.0 $3,850,000
Marlon Byrd 30 R R 6' 0" 245 Aug 30, 1977 7 122 109 122 118 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 57 39 127 2 7 0 3.5 $1,800,000
Frank Catalanotto 34 L R 6' 0" 170 Apr 27, 1974 12 88 63 88 57 0 0 33 0 0 0 26 0 0 26 25 22 0 -0.1 $4,000,000
Nelson Cruz 27 R R 6' 2" 230 Jul 1, 1980 4 31 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 31 0 0 0 1.5
Chris Davis 22 L R 6' 3" 230 Mar 17, 1986 1st 80 77 80 79 0 0 51 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0
Jose Diaz 28 R R 6' 0" 230 Apr 13, 1980 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
German Duran 23 R R 5' 10" 185 Aug 3, 1984 1st 60 38 60 53 0 0 0 17 30 2 6 0 2 8 1 8 2 -0.4
Jason Ellison 30 R R 5' 10" 180 Apr 4, 1978 6 9 2 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 7 2 2 2 -0.1
Scott Feldman 25 L R 6' 7" 230 Feb 7, 1983 4 28 25 2 28 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Frank Francisco 28 R R 6' 2" 250 Sep 11, 1979 4 58 0 4 58 58 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
Kazuo Fukumori 31 R R 6' 0" 175 Aug 4, 1976 1st 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $1,400,000
Kason Gabbard 26 L L 6' 3" 200 Apr 8, 1982 3 12 12 2 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $396,390
Franklyn German 28 R R 6' 7" 260 Jan 20, 1980 6 17 0 0 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $390,000
Brian Gordon 29 L R 6' 0" 190 Aug 16, 1978 1st 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Eddie Guardado 37 R L 6' 0" 195 Oct 2, 1970 16 56 0 3 55 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $2,000,000
Josh Hamilton 27 L L 6' 4" 240 May 21, 1981 2 156 155 156 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 111 34 145 15 1 0 5.4 $396,830 All-Star
Matt Harrison 22 L L 6' 4" 240 Sep 16, 1985 1st 15 15 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Tommy Hunter 21 R R 6' 3" 260 Jul 3, 1986 1st 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Eric Hurley 22 R R 6' 4" 195 Sep 17, 1985 1st 5 5 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Jason Jennings 29 L R 6' 2" 235 Jul 17, 1978 8 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $4,000,000
Ian Kinsler 26 R R 6' 0" 200 Jun 22, 1982 3 121 120 121 121 0 0 0 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.7 $700,000 All-Star
Gerald Laird 28 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 13, 1979 6 95 91 95 90 0 88 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 1 1.9 $1,600,000
Wes Littleton 25 R R 6' 2" 210 Sep 2, 1982 3 12 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Kameron Loe 26 R R 6' 8" 245 Sep 10, 1981 5 14 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Warner Madrigal 24 R R 6' 1" 235 Mar 21, 1984 1st 31 1 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Doug Mathis 25 R R 6' 3" 230 Jun 7, 1983 1st 8 4 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Brandon McCarthy 24 R R 6' 7" 200 Jul 7, 1983 4 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $404,760
Adam Melhuse 36 B R 6' 2" 185 Mar 27, 1972 8 8 5 8 8 0 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $750,000
Luis Mendoza 24 R R 6' 3" 245 Oct 31, 1983 2 25 11 2 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2.7 $391,000
Travis Metcalf 25 R R 6' 3" 215 Aug 17, 1982 2 23 14 23 20 0 0 0 0 19 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 -0.1 $392,000
Kevin Millwood 33 R R 6' 4" 230 Dec 24, 1974 12 29 29 3 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $10,368,892
David Murphy 26 L L 6' 3" 210 Oct 18, 1981 3 108 102 108 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 54 13 56 123 2 3 1 1.6 $393,000
A.J. Murray 26 B L 6' 3" 220 Mar 17, 1982 2 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Dustin Nippert 27 R R 6' 7" 215 May 6, 1981 4 20 6 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $395,500
Vicente Padilla 30 R R 6' 0" 230 Sep 27, 1977 10 29 29 1 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $11,000,000
Sidney Ponson 31 R R 6' 1" 220 Nov 2, 1976 11 9 9 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Elizardo Ramirez 25 B R 6' 0" 180 Jan 28, 1983 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Max Ramirez 23 R R 5' 11" 220 Oct 11, 1984 1st 17 12 17 15 0 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0.2
Ryan Roberts 27 R R 5' 11" 185 Sep 19, 1980 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 -0.0
Josh Rupe 25 R R 6' 3" 210 Aug 18, 1982 3 46 0 5 46 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $392,000
Jarrod Saltalamacchia 23 B R 6' 3" 235 May 2, 1985 2 61 55 61 54 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 1 0.3
Chris Shelton 28 R R 6' 0" 220 Jun 26, 1980 4 41 26 41 39 0 0 39 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0.4
Taylor Teagarden 24 R R 6' 0" 210 Dec 21, 1983 1st 16 13 16 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 1.0
Rob Tejeda 26 R R 6' 2" 245 Mar 24, 1982 4 4 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Ramon Vazquez 31 L R 5' 11" 195 Aug 21, 1976 8 105 77 105 99 0 0 1 11 70 26 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 1.5 $810,000
Bill White 29 L L 6' 3" 215 Nov 20, 1978 2 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
C.J. Wilson 27 L L 6' 1" 210 Nov 18, 1980 4 50 0 3 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2 $417,460
Jamey Wright 33 R R 6' 6" 240 Dec 24, 1974 13 75 0 3 75 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $1,000,000
Michael Young 31 R R 6' 1" 200 Oct 19, 1976 9 155 154 155 151 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3.0 $6,174,974 All-Star
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)