1988 Texas Rangers season

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1988 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Eddie Chiles
Manager(s) Bobby Valentine
Local television KTVT
(Bob Carpenter, Steve Busby)
HSE
(Bob Carpenter, Norm Hitzges, Merle Harmon)
Local radio WBAP
(Eric Nadel, Mark Holtz )
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The Texas Rangers 1988 season involved the Rangers finishing 6th in the American League west with a record of 80 wins and 91 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 104 58 .642 --
Minnesota Twins 91 71 .562 13
Kansas City Royals 84 77 .522 19½
California Angels 75 87 .463 29
Chicago White Sox 71 90 .441 32½
Texas Rangers 70 91 .435 33½
Seattle Mariners 68 93 .422 35½

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1988 Texas Rangers roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
RF Rubén Sierra 156 615 156 .254 23 91

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jerry Browne 73 214 49 .229 1 17

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Guy Hoffman 11 0 0 0 5.24 9

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Toby Harrah
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Jim Skaalen
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Bobby Jones
A Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League Orlando Gómez
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia
Rookie Butte Copper Kings Pioneer League Bump Wills

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tulsa

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/garbeba01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/harrigr01.shtml
  3. ^ Robbie Wine page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ 1988 Texas Rangers Roster by Baseball Almanac
  5. ^ Guy Hoffman page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Jim Sundberg page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Iván Rodríguez page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Cecilio Guante page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Jack Daugherty page at Baseball Reference