2005 Texas Rangers season

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2005 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Hicks
General manager(s) John Hart
Manager(s) Buck Showalter
Local television KDFI
FSN Southwest
(Tom Grieve, Josh Lewin)
Local radio KRLD
(Eric Nadel)
(Eleno Ornelas, José Guzmán)
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The Texas Rangers finished the 2005 season in 3rd place in the West division of the American League. The Rangers had four players in the 2005 All-Star Game. Michael Young, Kenny Rogers, Alfonso Soriano, and Mark Teixeira. Young was also the A.L. batting champion in 2005.


  • November 16, 2004: Jason Standridge was signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.[1]
  • March 30, 2005: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Texas Rangers from the Chicago Cubs.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day Starters[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB
Los Angeles Angels 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 88 74 .543 7
Texas Rangers 79 83 .488 16
Seattle Mariners 69 93 .426 26


  • May 25, 2005: Cody Ransom was released by the Texas Rangers.[2]
  • June 30, 2005: Jason Standridge was released by the Texas Rangers.[1]


2005 Texas Rangers
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Lone Star series[edit]

The annual interleague games between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers were played in June and July. They are known as the Lone Star Series.

Date Winning Team Score Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher Attendance Location
May 20 Texas 7–3 Kenny Rogers Brandon Backe 38,109 Arlington
May 21 Texas 18–3 Chris Young Ezequiel Astacio 35,781 Arlington
May 22 Texas 2–0 Chan Ho Park Roy Oswalt 40,583 Arlington
June 24 Houston 5–2 Roy Oswalt Ricardo Rodríguez 36,199 Houston
June 25 Texas 6–5 Chris Young Brandon Backe 41,868 Houston
June 26 Houston 3–2 Chad Qualls Juan Domínguez 35,331 Houston

Game Log[edit]

2005 game log

Player stats[edit]


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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League Bobby Jones
AA Frisco RoughRiders Texas League Darryl Kennedy
A Bakersfield Blaze California League Arnie Beyeler
A Clinton LumberKings Midwest League Carlos Subero
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Greg Riddoch
Rookie AZL Rangers Arizona League Pedro López



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