2003 Texas Rangers season
|2003 Texas Rangers|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||John Hart|
(Tom Grieve, Josh Lewin)
(Eric Nadel, Vince Cotroneo)
(Eleno Ornelas, Edgar Lopez)
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- 1 Preseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player stats
- 4 Awards and honors
- 5 Farm system
- 6 References
- October 3, 2002: John Rocker was released by the Rangers.
- December 6, 2002: Travis Hafner and Aaron Myette was traded by the Rangers to the Cleveland Indians for Einar Díaz and Ryan Drese.
- December 23, 2002: Ugueth Urbina was signed as a free agent with the Rangers.
Opening Day starters
- Einar Díaz, C
- Rafael Palmeiro, 1B
- Michael Young, 2B
- Hank Blalock, 3B
- Alex Rodriguez, SS
- Carl Everett, LF
- Doug Glanville, CF
- Juan González, RF
- Rubén Sierra, DH
- Ismael Valdez, RHP
Record vs. opponents
2003 American League Records
- May 9, 2003: Alan Benes was sent to the Texas Rangers by the Chicago Cubs as part of a conditional deal.
- June 3, 2003: Ian Kinsler was drafted by the Rangers in the 17th round of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed June 24, 2003.
- July 11, 2003: Ugueth Urbina was traded by the Rangers to the Florida Marlins for Adrian Gonzalez, Ryan Snare, and Will Smith (minors).
|2003 Texas Rangers|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Awards and honors
- Alex Rodriguez, American League Most Valuable Player Award
- Alex Rodriguez, Hank Aaron Award
- Alex Rodriguez, A.L. Home Run Champ
- Alex Rodriguez, SS, AL Gold Glove
- Alex Rodriguez, Silver Slugger Award
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Spokane
- John Rocker page at Baseball Reference
- Travis Hafner page at Baseball Reference
- Ugueth Urbina page at Baseball Reference
- Ian Kinsler page at Baseball Reference
- 2003 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
- 2003 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
- Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (3rd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-1-932391-17-6.