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Below are the players and rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Texas Rangers:

Players[edit]

Lisalverto Bonilla[edit]

Lisalverto Bonilla
Texas Rangers – No. 59
Pitcher
Born: (1990-06-18) June 18, 1990 (age 24)
Samaná, Samaná, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Lisalverto Bonilla (born June 18, 1990) is a Dominican professional baseball player for the Texas Rangers organization.

Bonilla signed as an international free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008. He was named to appear in the All-Star Futures Game in 2012, but was unable to play due to a thumb injury.[1] On December 9, 2012, the Phillies traded Bonilla to the Texas Rangers with Josh Lindblom for Michael Young.[2]


Lewis Brinson[edit]

Lewis Brinson
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1994-05-08) May 8, 1994 (age 20)
Tamarac, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Lewis Lamont Brinson (born May 8, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization. He was drafted by the Rangers in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Coral Springs High School in Coral Springs, Florida.[3][4]

Brinson has been compared to Chris Young and B. J. Upton.[5][6]


Travis Demeritte[edit]

Travis Demeritte
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1994-09-30) September 30, 1994 (age 19)
Statham, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Travis Timothy Demeritte (born September 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball infielder in the Texas Rangers organization. He was drafted by the Rangers in the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[7][8]


Alex Gonzalez[edit]

Alex Gonzalez
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1992-01-15) January 15, 1992 (age 22)
Delray Beach, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Alexander Gonzalez (born January 15, 1992) is a pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization. He currently plays for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Gonzalez goes by Chi Chi, a nickname given to him by his grandfather.[9]

He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Boca Raton Community High School.[10] Gonzalez attended Oral Roberts University, where he was an accounting major.[11] He was drafted by the Rangers in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 2013 MLB Draft. Prior to the 2014 season, Baseball Prospectus rated Gonzalez as the 70th best prospect in baseball.[12]


Jared Hoying[edit]

Jared Hoying
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1989-05-18) May 18, 1989 (age 25)
Fort Loramie, Ohio
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Jared William Hoying (born May 18, 1989) is a baseball outfielder currently with the Round Rock Express in the Texas Rangers minor league system.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Fort Loramie High School and then the University of Toledo. He was taken by the Rangers in the 10th round of the 2010 draft and began his professional career that season.[13]

In 2010, he hit .325, had an on-base percentage of .378 and slugged .543 with ten home runs, 20 stolen bases and 79 hits in 62 games for the Spokane Indians. He was a Northwest League All-Star and was named the league's Most Valuable Player. He steadily moved through the Rangers' minor league system and reached Triple-A for the first time in 2013. In 2014 Jared was selected to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team.


Luke Jackson[edit]

Luke Jackson
Texas Rangers
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-24) August 24, 1991 (age 22)
Southwest Ranches, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Luke Ray Jackson (born August 24, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

Jackson was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Calvary Christian High School.[14][15]

Jackson started the 2013 season with the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans.[16] He was promoted to the Double-A Frisco RoughRiders during the season.[17]

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Guilder Rodríguez[edit]

This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.
Guilder Rodríguez
Texas Rangers
Infielder
Born: (1983-07-24) July 24, 1983 (age 30)
Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Guilder Alfredo Rodríguez Pérez (born July 24, 1983) is a minor league baseball shortstop in the Texas Rangers organization.

He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2001. Later, he would sign with the Texas Rangers, and currently plays for the Class AA Frisco RoughRiders.


Matt West[edit]

Matt West
Texas Rangers – No. 75
Pitcher
Born: (1988-11-21) November 21, 1988 (age 25)
Houston, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matthew Robert O'Neil West (born November 21, 1988) is a minor league baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.

West was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. He began his career as an infielder, but was converted into a pitcher due to his arm strength.[18] West was added to the Rangers 40-man roster after the 2011 season.


Nick Williams[edit]

Nick Williams
Texas Rangers
Outfielder
Born: (1993-09-08) September 8, 1993 (age 20)
Galveston, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Billy Nicholas Williams (born September 8, 1993) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.[19]

Williams was drafted by the Rangers in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Ball High School in Galveston, Texas.[20] He was committed to Texas A&M University, but signed with the Rangers.[21] He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Rangers, hitting .313/.375/.448 with two home runs in 201 at-bats over 48 games. He played the 2013 season with the Hickory Crawdads.[22] He played in 95 games during the season, hitting .293/.337/.543 with 17 home runs over 376 at-bats.

Prior to the 2014 season, Williams was ranked by Baseball America as the Rangers fourth best prospect and the 97th best overall in baseball.[23][24]

Rosters[edit]

Triple A[edit]

Round Rock Express roster
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Outfielders

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Double A[edit]

Frisco RoughRiders roster
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Pitchers

Catchers

  • 12 Pat Cantwell
  •  8 Carlos Garay
  • 13 Tomas Telis

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 26 Chris Grayson
  • 28 Teodoro Martinez
  • 17 Drew Robinson
  •  5 Jake Skole

Manager

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High A[edit]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans roster
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Pitchers

  • 17 Chad Bell
  • 29 Ryan Bores
  • 16 Cody Buckel
  • 28 Abel de los Santos
  •  9 Cody Ege
  • 39 Andrew Faulkner
  • 18 Martire Garcia
  • 23 Cody Kendall
  • 33 Jason Knapp Injury icon 2.svg
  • 38 Jose Leclerc
  • 40 Luis Parra
  • 30 Kevin Pucetas
  • 45 Victor Payano
  • 47 Justin Sprenger
  • 19 Sam Stafford Injury icon 2.svg
  • 22 Sam Wolff Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

Infielders

  • 15 Preston Beck
  • 11 Christopher Bostick
  • 27 Edwin Garcia
  • 10 Luis Mendez
  • 21 Nick Vickerson

Outfielders

Manager

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Low A[edit]

Hickory Crawdads roster
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Pitchers

  • 23 Akeem Bostick
  • 38 Felix Carvallo
  • 37 Patrick Kaminska
  • 27 Angelo Leclerc
  • 25 David Ledbetter
  •  9 Frank Lopez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 Kevin Matthews Injury icon 2.svg
  • 19 Josh McElwee
  • 29 Yohander Mendez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 21 Jose Monegro
  • 40 Ricardo Rodriguez
  • 28 Ryne Slack
  • 10 Tyler Smith
  • 35 Jose Valdespina
  • 39 Kelvin Vasquez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 11 Collin Wiles Injury icon 2.svg
  • 31 Scott Williams
  • 16 Cole Wiper

Catchers

  •  6 Kellin Deglan
  •  3 Joe Jackson

Infielders

  •  2 Janluis Castro
  •  1 Michael de Leon
  •  5 Travis Demeritte
  • 22 Ronlad Guzman
  •  7 Luis Marte
  • -- Nick Urbanus Injury icon 2.svg
  • 17 Evan Van Hoosier

Outfielders

  • 32 Jairo Beras
  • 13 Ryan Cordell
  • 12 Nomar Mazara

Manager

  • 24 Corey Ragsdale

Coaches


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Short A[edit]

Spokane Indians roster
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Pitchers

  • 28 Andrew Barnett
  • -- Dario Beltre
  • 12 Nick Dignacco
  • 15 Chris Dula
  • 44 John Fasola
  • 23 Nick Gardewine
  • 32 Reed Garrett
  • 27 Jason Hoppe
  • 31 Darrell Hunter
  • 19 Ryan Ledbetter
  • 43 Shane McCain
  • 38 Adam Parks
  • 14 Richelson Pena
  • 30 David Perez
  •  9 Austin Pettibone
  • 39 Luis Pollorena
  • 37 Erik Swanson
  • 40 Derek Thompson

Catchers

  • 29 Marcus Greene
  • 16 Chuck Moorman
  • 11 Seth Spivey

Infielders

  •  4 Isiah Kiner-Falefa
  •  2 Juremi Porfar
  • 33 Jose Trevino
  • 22 Fernando Vivili

Outfielders

  •  7 Diego Cedeno
  • 35 Zach Cone
  • 10 Saquan Johnson
  •  1 Eduard Pinto
  • 17 Luke Tendler
  • 21 Doug Votolato

Manager

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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Rangers roster
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Pitchers

  • 43 Gio Abreu
  • 45 Cody Chartrand
  • 61 Michael Clark
  • 40 Joseph Filomeno
  • 57 Nick Green
  • 67 Ariel Jurado
  • 25 Luke Lanphere
  • 65 Che-Hsuan Lin
  • 35 Omarlin Lopez
  • 31 Brett Martin
  • 46 Emerson Martinez
  • 30 Easton Napiontek
  • 29 Luis Ortiz
  • 33 Cody Palmquist
  • 24 Joe Palumbo
  • 39 Jacob Raffaele
  • 55 Storm Rynard
  • 50 Joe Watson
  • -- Greg Williams
  • 58 Sterling Wynn

Catchers

  • 13 Sherman Lacrus
  • 44 Isaias Quiroz
  • 40 Brett Teschner

Infielders

  • 23 Elio Castillo
  • 19 Ti'Quan Forbes
  •  1 Smerling Lantigua
  •  3 Josh Morgan
  •  8 Zach Stephens
  • -- Alberto Triunfel
  •  2 Yeyson Yrizarri

Outfielders

  •  5 Jose Almonte
  •  9 Carlos Arroyo
  • 28 Oliver Caraballo
  • 16 Jose Cardona
  •  6 Darius Day
  • 20 Todd McDonald

Manager

  • 22 Kenny Holmberg

Coaches


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Rangers 1 roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Pedro Brito
  • -- Israel Cruz
  • 40 Albert Decena
  • 78 Marcos Diplan
  • 33 Jonathan Hernandez
  • 59 Johan Juan
  • 60 Werner Leal
  • 84 Roberto Liriano
  • -- Ismel Lopez
  • 68 Greidy Martinez
  • -- Eddy Morrobel
  • 88 Yelfri Munoz
  • 64 Pedro Payano
  • 89 Kevin Sosa
  • 52 Sergio Suarez
  • 94 Rafael Volquez
  • 44 Samuel Zazueta

Catchers

  • -- Luis Mendez
  • 48 Kevin Mendoza
  • 31 Yohel Pozo
  • 36 Jose Suarez

Infielders

  • 16 Crisford Adames
  • 25 Yimmelvyn Alonzo
  •  6 Andretty Cordero
  • 11 Kelvin Fajardo
  • -- Pedro Ogando
  • 21 Brallan Perez
  •  4 Luis Silva
  • -- Luis Terrero

Outfielders

  • 39 Cristian Encarnacion
  • -- Jose Lugo
  • 13 Jesus Martinez

Manager

  • -- Aaron Levin

Coaches

  • -- Pablo Blanco (pitching)
  • -- Guillermo Mercedes (hitting)
  • -- Humberto Miranda (coach)


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Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Rangers 2 roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 91 Rafael Cedeno
  • 51 Gionny Fracchiolla
  • 56 Christopher Garcia
  • 63 Luis Jimenez
  • -- Jesus Linares
  • 54 Luis Lopez
  • -- Jorge Mancebo
  • -- Yancarlos Martinez
  • 32 Daniel Mavo
  • 43 Nerfy Nunez
  • 93 Yonelvy Pichardo
  • 98 Argenis Rodriguez
  • 57 Yhonson Rojas
  • 90 Luis Rosario
  • 80 Francisco Taveras
  • -- Juan Taveras
  • 97 Samir Vivas

Catchers

  • 17 Jesus Gonzalez
  • 12 Melvin Novoa
  •  9 Alejandro Rojas

Infielders

  • -- Ciro Barrios
  •  8 Jose Contreras
  • 23 Willy Diaz
  • 25 Porfirio Martinez
  •  5 Luis Mejias
  • -- Eduardo Parra
  •  2 Franklin Rollin

Outfielders

  • 15 Luis Brujan
  • 27 Ronny Carvajal
  • 46 Rubell Castro
  • -- Eudys Rivera
  • -- Abel Rosa
  • 37 Angelo Santana

Manager

Coaches

  • None


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Injured Phillies prospect pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla misses chance to shine in Futures Game | phillies.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. June 19, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Michael Young deal could lead to series of moves for Texas | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
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  4. ^ On Deck: Rangers’ top draft pick has his priorities straight[dead link]
  5. ^ "Thad Levine: Rangers' top pick Lewis Brinson could be similar to Arizona's Chris Young". Dallasnews.com. June 5, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  6. ^ SportsDayDFW.com. "Rangers prospect primer: Speedy OF Lewis Brinson has upside like B.J. Upton". Dallasnews.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  7. ^ Durrett, Richard. "3B Travis Demeritte picked by Rangers at 30". Espn.go.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Rangers sign first-round picks". Espn.go.com. June 11, 2013. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  9. ^ "'Chi Chi' Gonzalez ready to be a Ranger". June 8, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Baltimore Orioles select Boca Raton pitcher Alex Gonzalez in 11th round of baseball draft". June 8, 2010. 
  11. ^ http://www.orugoldeneagles.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205089243
  12. ^ http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=22670
  13. ^ BR Minors page
  14. ^ Rick Duteau (June 9, 2010). "Calvary Christian's Luke Jackson drafted #45 by Texas Rangers". Sun Sentinel (Articles.sun-sentinel.com). Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  15. ^ Davison, Drew. "Minor League Insider: Rangers see big upside for pitcher drafted 45th overall". Star-telegram.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  16. ^ Pitcher Luke Jackson sees quick rise to ace of Pelicans staff[dead link]
  17. ^ Lucian, Travis (January 2, 2013). "Five Pelicans promoted to Double A". Milb.com. Retrieved December 14, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Texas adds Perez, five more to 40-man roster | texasrangers.com: News". Texas.rangers.mlb.com. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  19. ^ Rangers: Who is Nick Williams?
  20. ^ Texas Rangers draft Galveston Ball outfielder Nick Williams
  21. ^ Writer: Texas A&M baseball picks up ‘surprise’ signee
  22. ^ Texas-born Williams playing well despite early injury
  23. ^ 2014 Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects
  24. ^ 2014 Baseball America Top 100 Prospects: The 25th Edition