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1976 Texas Rangers  (1975)  (1977)
88-74, 3rd in AL Western Division
Scored 754 runs, Allowed 666 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 91-71
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .690
Park Factor: Batting - 100 / Pitching - 99 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 87-75   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 76-86
Manager(s): Larry Cupp (78-60), Stu Blake (10-14)

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
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 1B  Bob Watson           30  162  642   78  196  35   0  12  109   0   0   62   74  .305  .367  .416   96   5.4  4e16      -52  
 DH *Mike Hargrove        26  153  580   95  166  24   2   9   65   0   1   83   67  .286  .378  .381   90   5.5            -23  
 OF *Ralph Garr           30  141  557   73  185  25   6   5   78  11   2   19   41  .332  .356  .425   82   5.7  3(+1)e8    72  
 OF  Jose Cardenal        32  149  566   82  172  25   2   5   57  10   9   38   43  .304  .345  .382   74   4.8  2(-1)e6   -14  
 3B  Toby Harrah          27  162  625   90  144  13   0  13   73   0   0   92   70  .230  .330  .314   67   3.6  3e35      -94  
 OF *Greg Gross           23  140  439   51  137  12   0   0   52   4   2   60   41  .312  .392  .339   62   5.2  2(+1)e7    28  
 2B #Len Randle           27  158  565   62  134  12   3   1   65  16   7   46   65  .237  .294  .274   49   2.9  3e28        9  
 OF  Ollie Brown          32   68  197   34   60   8   3   6   33   0   0   26   22  .305  .382  .467   35   6.7  4(-3)e14  117  
 C   Jim Sundberg         25  144  388   35   81  26   0   0   31   0   0   25   66  .209  .255  .276   27   2.2  1(-2)e3   -65  
 OF  Dave Kingman         27   31  110   25   29   4   0  13   33   2   0   12   30  .264  .357  .655   27   9.2  4(+1)e13  219  
 SS  Danny Thompson       29  140  347   38   69   4   1   1   28   3   0   13   33  .199  .230  .225   19   1.7  4e16      -59  
 C  *Ed Herrmann          29   77  173   17   41   5   0   3   20   0   0    7   31  .237  .288  .318   17   3.4  3(+1)e6    49  
 SS  Pete Mackanin        24   98  201   26   40   4   0   5   20   4   1   13   31  .199  .247  .294   14   2.2  4e44      -53  
 PH  Luis Alvarado        27   43   40    8   18   1   0   0    6   0   0    1    4  .450  .463  .475    8  11.0            296  
 OF *Dave Moates          28   96  110    9   23   5   1   0   13   2   2    7   19  .209  .254  .273    8   2.4  2(-1)e3   -73  
 OF  Jeff Burroughs       25   20   44    5    7   2   0   2   12   0   0    6    5  .159  .260  .341    4   3.1  3(-1)e5   -83  
 PH *Larry Biittner       30   27   27    3    8   2   1   0    4   0   0    1    1  .296  .321  .444    3   5.4            185  
 PH  Craig Robinson       27   27   25    6    8   1   0   0    7   0   0    3    6  .320  .379  .360    3   5.9             29  
 OF  Merv Rettenmund      33   15   32    4    3   2   0   0    1   0   0   10    7  .094  .310  .156    2   2.2  2(-1)e8  -217  
 OF #Wilbur Howard        27   41   31   13    6   3   0   0    3   1   1    1    4  .194  .219  .290    1   1.9  3(+2)e11  -29  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           698                  -11

     * - 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  Bert Blyleven        25  18  13  .581  42  41  10   0   0   0   0  304.2  325  145  126  27   98  236  3.72  155   4.6   41  
  P  Nolan Ryan           29  18  15  .545  42  40  14   1   0   0   4  295.1  227  159  129  25  234  336  3.93  145   4.4   63  
  P  Gaylord Perry        37  15  16  .484  35  34  13   0   0   0   1  257.2  266  108   87  12   73  143  3.04  109   3.7    4  
  P  Jim Kern             27  11   8  .579  66   0   0  51  13   3   0  129.1   97   39   34   5   45  141  2.37   38   2.7  -40  
  P *Jim Umbarger         23   6   5  .545  20  18   0   1   0   0   0   84.0   88   41   36   8   27   52  3.86   41   4.4   -8  
  P *Terry Forster        24   5   4  .556  70   5   0  26   3   1   0  106.2  106   46   41   9   37   63  3.46   49   4.3  -64  
  P  Adrian Devine        24   4   3  .571  29   0   0  12   2   2   0   49.1   38   16   14   1   16   39  2.55   14   2.7 -127  
  P  Larry Dierker        29   4   8  .333  21  18   4   2   0   0   1  112.0  103   51   48   6   35   72  3.86   43   3.4  -34  
  P  Steve Foucault       26   3   0 1.000  31   0   0  16   2   0   0   38.1   42   18   17   6    7   25  3.99   21   5.0   69  
  P  Jeff Terpko          25   2   0 1.000  25   0   0   7   2   0   0   34.1   27   13   13   1   22   22  3.41   12   3.1  -59  
  P  Mike Bacsik          24   1   0 1.000  18   1   0   3   0   0   0   18.1   17    9    8   2   11    9  3.93    8   4.2  -99  
  P  Tommy Boggs          20   1   1  .500   4   4   0   0   0   0   0   22.1   18   12   11   2   11    9  4.43    8   3.2  -89  
  P  Stan Thomas          26   0   0  .000   4   0   0   2   0   0   0    8.1    6    4    3   0    3    2  3.24    2   2.4  -34  
  P *Roger Moret          26   0   1  .000   3   1   0   0   0   0   0    4.2    8    5    4   1    1    3  7.71    4   8.3  296  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                                      656          7

     * - 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         1013 107 141  891   45   5   5  .995  41  26
 Ed Herrmann           450  55  71  353   44   6   2  .985  66  32
 Dave Moates             2   0   1    2    0   0   0 1.000   1   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Watson 1441 161 162 1311 108 12 118 .992 8.86 Dave Kingman* 484 55 61 464 42 4 34 .992 9.40 Larry Biittner* 218 25 33 205 10 3 27 .986 8.86 Ed Herrmann 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Wilbur Howard 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Len Randle 1380 153 155 390 355 26 93 .966 4.86 Pete Mackanin 79 9 10 25 21 1 8 .979 5.24 Luis Alvarado 5 0 3 2 1 0 1 1.000 5.06 Craig Robinson 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Toby Harrah 1321 147 147 119 262 30 32 .927 2.60 Danny Thompson 70 8 10 4 17 1 3 .955 2.70 Pete Mackanin 36 4 6 0 6 0 2 1.000 1.50 Len Randle 28 3 4 1 4 1 0 .833 1.59 Craig Robinson 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Ollie Brown 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 Larry Biittner* 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Dave Moates 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Danny Thompson 906 102 129 150 324 5 45 .990 4.71 Pete Mackanin 410 45 75 86 173 18 30 .935 5.68 Toby Harrah 143 15 18 33 57 4 9 .957 5.66 Craig Robinson 6 0 3 1 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jose Cardenal        1137 121 136  212   10   6   3  .974  1.76
 Ollie Brown           175  24  27   31    2   2   0  .943  1.70
 Dave Kingman*         128  14  18   15    0   2   0  .882  1.05
 Ralph Garr             19   2   4    2    0   0   0 1.000  0.95
 Dave Moates            12   2   3    3    0   0   0 1.000  2.25
 Merv Rettenmund         6   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  2.84
 Greg Gross              3   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Larry Biittner*         1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Wilbur Howard           1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Ralph Garr 1081 131 133 295 13 2 2 .994 2.56 Dave Moates 254 17 71 55 3 1 0 .983 2.05 Wilbur Howard 66 7 12 21 1 0 0 1.000 3.00 Merv Rettenmund 64 7 9 18 0 0 0 1.000 2.53 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Greg Gross 994 107 124 198 3 2 2 .990 1.82 Ollie Brown 238 28 28 39 3 2 2 .955 1.59 Dave Kingman* 115 13 15 19 1 0 0 1.000 1.57 Jeff Burroughs 88 13 13 14 2 1 0 .941 1.64 Dave Moates 30 3 5 9 0 0 0 1.000 2.70 Larry Biittner* 23 3 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.78 Ralph Garr 17 1 4 1 1 1 0 .667 1.06 Jose Cardenal 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 Merv Rettenmund 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 Wilbur Howard 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1976 Draft


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