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1977 Texas Rangers  (1976)  (1978)
98-64, 3rd in AL Western Division
Scored 959 runs, Allowed 746 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 101-61
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .685
Park Factor: Batting - 97 / Pitching - 96 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 100-62   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 94-68
Manager(s): Stu Blake

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 *Mike Hargrove        27  154  574  106  193  28   6  18  105   0   0  116   65  .336  .448  .500  135   8.8  3e13       51  
 3B  Toby Harrah          28  160  579  133  156  24   6  38  124   7   3  119   68  .269  .403  .528  130   7.9  3e16       59  
 OF *Bobby Murcer         31  159  607  125  162  15   6  36  116   8   5   83   74  .267  .356  .489  105   6.0  2(-2)e6    35  
 2B #Bump Wills           24  142  593  105  172  41   7  14   80  18   6   72   90  .290  .363  .454  100   6.0  3e17       45  
 OF *Ralph Garr           31  138  591  102  185  30   6  13   77   7   3   47   47  .313  .360  .450   96   6.0  4(+1)e4    43  
 1B  Bob Watson           31  153  595   92  168  33   4  20  103   5   5   49   70  .282  .340  .452   89   5.4  3e10      -66  
 C   Jim Sundberg         26  133  481   66  146  27   3   7   81   3   2   52   87  .304  .375  .416   75   5.6  1(-4)e3    37  
 OF *Jim Norris           28  118  386   61  108  25   4   4   48   6   6   65   47  .280  .381  .396   62   5.5  3(+1)e8    54  
 OF #Tony Scott           25   71  230   40   79  18   3   2   51   0   2   38   36  .343  .434  .474   48   7.9  2(0)e2    143  
 OF  Merv Rettenmund      34   59   95   24   33   6   0   3   11   0   0   30   15  .347  .512  .505   27  11.4  2(-1)e6   141  
 SS #Darrel Chaney        29   83  231   18   61   8   2   3   28   0   0   10   41  .264  .292  .355   22   3.4  4e18       91  
 SS  Julio Gonzalez       24   75  250   36   59  14   1   0   19   0   1   12   32  .236  .272  .300   20   2.6  4e60      -31  
 C  *Ed Herrmann          30   39  122   20   32   8   0   0   16   0   0   23    8  .262  .379  .328   15   4.3  3(+1)e7     0  
 OF  Jose Cardenal        33   34  108   14   23   4   1   5   17   0   0    8   14  .213  .267  .407   11   3.5  4(0)e3     10  
 SS *Jim Mason            26   39  136   16   22   5   0   0   11   0   0   14   16  .162  .238  .199    6   1.4  4e22      -74  
 1B  Tim Hosley           30    2    8    0    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .500  .556  .500    2  16.0  4e30      491  
 SS  Bob Heise            30    2    7    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .143  .250  .143    0   1.4  4e48     -222  
 OF  Keith Smith          15    2    8    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  3(+1)e9  -689  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           950                   34

     * - 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  Gaylord Perry        38  22   5  .815  36  36   9   0   0   0   2  254.0  252  113   98  27   64  210  3.47  116   4.1  -33  
  P  Bert Blyleven        26  22   8  .733  34  34  14   0   0   0   0  261.0  229  108   93  36  101  218  3.21  117   4.1   78  
  P  Nolan Ryan           30  20  15  .571  41  41  17   0   0   0   1  310.0  245  160  137  22  227  357  3.98  135   3.8   60  
  P  Adrian Devine        25   7   4  .636  50   2   0  26   8   4   0  117.2  109   41   37  14   22   80  2.83   44   3.4  -41  
  P *Roger Moret          27   6   5  .545  24   7   3  10   1   0   0   73.1   59   38   36   5   42   38  4.42   31   3.9  -48  
  P *Jim Umbarger         24   4   1  .800  19  10   0   1   0   0   0   60.0   92   41   39   5   37   36  5.85   54   8.4   27  
  P  Nelson Briles        33   4   8  .333  15  15   1   0   0   0   0   82.0  118   65   59  13   29   42  6.48   67   7.5  101  
  P *Dave Hamilton        29   3   2  .600  35   2   0  17   1   1   0   52.1   53   29   27   8   21   27  4.64   27   4.7    3  
  P  Jim Kern             28   3   5  .375  35   0   0  32  13   3   0   65.0   71   36   35   5   33   62  4.85   40   5.6   82  
  P  Clay Carroll         36   3   6  .333  45   1   0  27  16   5   0   71.0  100   55   46  10   21   16  5.83   57   7.3  184  
  P  Len Barker           22   2   1  .667   6   3   1   3   2   0   0   27.0   19   11   10   1   16   37  3.33    9   3.2  -28  
  P  Gary Ross            29   2   2  .500   6   6   0   0   0   0   0   34.2   41   17   16   7    5   19  4.15   20   5.1 -130  
  P  Dale Murray          27   0   0  .000   3   0   0   1   0   0   0    6.2   10    6    6   2    2    3  8.10    7   9.5  147  
  P  Stan Thomas          27   0   2  .000   5   5   0   0   0   0   0   25.1   41   26   25   5   13   10  8.88   29  10.9  136  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                                      759         36

     * - 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         1168 131 133 1038   36   3   9  .997  11   5
 Ed Herrmann           272  31  35  227   11   4   3  .983  22   7
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Mike Hargrove 904 101 102 835 76 6 98 .993 9.07 Bob Watson 512 58 58 462 55 4 46 .992 9.09 Tim Hosley 16 2 2 10 1 1 1 .917 6.19 Jim Norris 8 1 1 5 0 0 1 1.000 5.62 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bump Wills 1254 140 141 336 363 14 95 .980 5.02 Julio Gonzalez 86 10 12 24 25 1 3 .980 5.11 Jose Cardenal 82 10 10 29 21 7 7 .877 5.51 Darrel Chaney 18 2 2 7 8 0 3 1.000 7.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Toby Harrah 1423 160 160 106 248 19 27 .949 2.24 Jim Mason 9 1 1 0 4 0 1 1.000 4.00 Merv Rettenmund 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Darrel Chaney 602 67 81 93 225 5 39 .985 4.75 Julio Gonzalez 487 58 60 84 167 21 34 .923 4.64 Jim Mason 312 36 38 60 101 7 26 .958 4.65 Bobby Murcer 31 0 16 2 15 1 2 .944 4.94 Bob Heise 8 1 1 1 2 1 0 .750 3.38 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Ralph Garr           1102 124 125  163   11   2   0  .989  1.42
 Merv Rettenmund       144  15  28   26    3   0   0 1.000  1.81
 Jose Cardenal          95  11  11   14    1   1   1  .938  1.42
 Tony Scott             83  10  10   11    0   0   0 1.000  1.19
 Keith Smith            16   2   2    3    1   0   0 1.000  2.25
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Norris 973 111 112 229 10 4 1 .984 2.21 Tony Scott 464 51 58 127 7 1 1 .993 2.60 Jose Cardenal 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bobby Murcer 1365 157 157 326 19 10 6 .972 2.27 Merv Rettenmund 64 4 20 18 2 1 1 .952 2.81 Jose Cardenal 9 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 Jim Norris 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1977 Draft


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