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1974 Texas Rangers  (1973)  (1975)
95-67, 2nd in AL Western Division
Scored 767 runs, Allowed 660 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 93-69
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .720
Park Factor: Batting - 93 / Pitching - 92 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 93-69   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 84-76
Manager(s): Larry Cupp

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Jeff Burroughs       23  162  605   91  176  33   2  23  110   1   1   90  116  .291  .385  .466  107   6.3  3(-1)e8   -50  
 OF *Greg Gross           21  162  633   94  191  20   7   0   51   0   1   85   50  .302  .384  .355   90   5.2  2(+1)e2   -30  
 1B  Bob Watson           28  154  571   72  175  23   3  11   75   1   1   63   63  .306  .373  .415   87   5.6  4e14        6  
 2B #Len Randle           25  151  559   88  184  17   4   0   36  20  11   36   46  .329  .369  .374   78   5.2  3e21       49  
 1B *Mike Hargrove        24  139  438   68  148  21   6   3   61   0   0   45   48  .338  .402  .434   75   6.6  2e19       16  
 3B  Toby Harrah          25  162  600   74  148  16   1  27   95   6   9   47   75  .247  .303  .412   69   3.6  3e18      -21  
 SS  Ed Brinkman          32  162  547   59  125  14   4  15   65   3   0   30   64  .229  .271  .351   52   3.0  2e23        9  
 OF *Bobby Tolan          28  120  387   52  110  15   0  13   64   1   1   15   43  .284  .327  .424   52   4.7  3(-2)e9    47  
 C   Jim Sundberg         23  132  294   45   76  11   1   4   32   0   1   50   47  .259  .364  .344   40   4.5  2(-2)e4    30  
 C  *Johnny Oates         28  103  272   24   79   8   1   1   24   1   0   17   13  .290  .331  .338   31   4.0  3(0)e3    123  
 OF #Joe Lovitto          23   91  206   23   55  12   1   0   19   2   1    9   26  .267  .295  .335   20   3.3  3(-1)e9    48  
 2B  Tony Taylor          38   49   67   14   22   5   0   6   23   0   0    6    1  .328  .395  .672   16   9.1  4e22      193  
 PH  Rick Auerbach        24   55   72   10   29   1   0   1    9   3   2    9    5  .403  .463  .458   15   9.0            131  
 2B  Dave Nelson          30   74  121   21   31   7   1   0   11  13   7   12   11  .256  .333  .331   13   3.3  4e27       86  
 DH  Leo Cardenas         35   32  101   11   32   5   0   0   11   3   0    1    8  .317  .324  .366   11   4.2             98  
 DH  John Balaz           23   20   40    9   14   3   0   1    6   0   0    5    8  .350  .413  .500    8   8.8            315  
 DH *Mike Epstein         31   28   46    6   12   3   0   3    9   0   0    4    9  .261  .320  .522    8   6.4            167  
 2B  Bob Heise            27   16   46    6   13   5   0   0    8   0   0    1    6  .283  .298  .391    4   3.5  3e5        16  
 PH  Dick Billings        31    6    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -572  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 25                                                                           786                   19

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Fergie Jenkins       30  22  16  .579  42  41  32   0   0   0   5  351.1  285  123  111  34   62  241  2.84  111   2.8  -48  
  P  Nolan Ryan           27  21  15  .583  43  41  27   0   0   0   4  323.0  228  159  150  34  228  323  4.18  142   3.9   48  
  P  Joe Decker           27  14  11  .560  37  36   2   1   0   0   1  219.0  212  102   98  27   82  141  4.03  104   4.3  -10  
  P *Terry Forster        22  10   5  .667  55   0   0  33   8   7   0  105.1   97   34   28   6   45   97  2.39   44   3.8    9  
  P  Larry Dierker        27   9  10  .474  28  27   6   1   1   0   2  168.1  149   89   79  13   92  119  4.22   77   4.1    0  
  P  Steve Foucault       24   8   5  .615  57   0   0  35   9   3   0  109.1  106   57   49  15   38   82  4.03   56   4.5   84  
  P *Juan Pizarro         37   3   0 1.000   9   2   2   1   1   1   2   23.1    6    1    1   0    8    8  0.39    1    .6 -412  
  P  Dick Bosman          30   3   3  .500  10   9   1   0   0   1   1   56.1   62   22   16   6   12   21  2.56   28   4.4  -12  
  P  Harry Parker         26   2   0 1.000  23   0   0   6   1   2   0   22.1   27   15   14   4   13   11  5.64   17   6.9   81  
  P  Jackie Brown         31   2   1  .667  19   5   0   6   0   0   0   52.1   68   45   42   8   25   36  7.22   40   6.8  134  
  P *Mike Cosgrove        23   1   1  .500  19   0   0   8   4   1   0   25.1   23    9    9   1    9   12  3.20    9   3.3   -4  
  P *David Clyde          19   0   0  .000   1   0   0   1   0   0   0     .2    0    0    0   0    0    0  0.00    0    .0 -771  
  P  Ray Bare             25   0   0  .000   1   1   0   0   0   0   0    4.1    6    4    4   0    4    1  8.31    3   6.8   76  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      637          6

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Jim Sundberg          766  71 126  635   36   4   3  .994  28  14
 Johnny Oates          694  91  99  540   34   3   3  .995  48  17
 Dick Billings           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mike Hargrove 957 103 126 889 81 9 95 .991 9.13 Bob Watson 484 59 60 449 24 6 42 .987 8.79 Mike Epstein 8 0 4 9 0 0 2 1.000 10.12 Tony Taylor 7 0 6 8 0 0 1 1.000 9.82 Joe Lovitto 5 0 3 5 1 0 0 1.000 10.80 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Len Randle 1158 130 143 335 312 15 94 .977 5.03 Dave Nelson 251 29 40 85 60 9 17 .942 5.19 Tony Taylor 25 1 10 6 6 0 1 1.000 4.32 Bob Heise 21 2 5 3 4 0 0 1.000 3.05 Rick Auerbach 6 0 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Toby Harrah 1445 161 162 122 263 15 27 .962 2.40 Len Randle 12 1 3 4 4 1 0 .889 6.17 Leo Cardenas 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 6.00 Rick Auerbach 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ed Brinkman 1443 161 162 259 582 22 109 .975 5.24 Toby Harrah 16 1 5 3 5 0 0 1.000 4.60 Rick Auerbach 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Leo Cardenas 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Greg Gross           1440 162 162  261    9   3   3  .989  1.69
 Len Randle             10   0   3    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.90
 John Balaz              7   0   4    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Bob Watson              3   0   2    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Dick Billings           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Mike Hargrove           0   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Tolan 871 98 114 245 13 5 1 .981 2.66 Joe Lovitto 575 64 84 176 2 0 1 1.000 2.79 Len Randle 15 0 9 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.60 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jeff Burroughs 1411 160 160 266 8 10 1 .965 1.75 Bobby Tolan 38 2 14 4 0 1 0 .800 0.94 Greg Gross 8 0 3 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.75 Joe Lovitto 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1974 Draft


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