1993 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record86–76 (.531)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)George W. Bush
General manager(s)Tom Grieve
Manager(s)Kevin Kennedy
Local televisionKTVT
(Jim Sundberg, Steve Busby)
HSE
(Greg Lucas, Norm Hitzges)
Local radioWBAP
(Eric Nadel, Mark Holtz )
KXEB
(Luis Mayoral, Mario Díaz Oroszo)
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The Texas Rangers 1993 season involved the Rangers finishing 2nd in the American League West with a record of 86 wins and 76 losses. Before the 1993 season, Nolan Ryan announced his retirement, effective at the end of that season.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 94 68 0.580 45–36 49–32
Texas Rangers 86 76 0.531 8 50–31 36–45
Kansas City Royals 84 78 0.519 10 43–38 41–40
Seattle Mariners 82 80 0.506 12 46–35 36–45
California Angels 71 91 0.438 23 44–37 27–54
Minnesota Twins 71 91 0.438 23 36–45 35–46
Oakland Athletics 68 94 0.420 26 38–43 30–51


Record vs. opponents

1993 American League Records

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 6–7 7–5 4–8 8–5 5–8 7–5 8–5 8–4 6–7 10–2 7–5 4–8 5–8
Boston 7–6 7–5 7–5 5–8 6–7 5–7 5–8 7–5 6–7 9–3 7–5 6–6 3–10
California 5–7 5–7 7–6 5–7 4–8 6–7 7–5 4–9 6–6 6–7 6–7 6–7 4–8
Chicago 8–4 5–7 6–7 9–3 7–5 6–7 9–3 10–3 4–8 7–6 9–4 8–5 6–6
Cleveland 5–8 8–5 7–5 3–9 6–7 7–5 8–5 4–8 6–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 4–9
Detroit 8–5 7–6 8–4 5–7 7–6 5–7 8–5 6–6 4–9 8–4 7–5 6–6 6–7
Kansas City 5–7 7–5 7–6 7–6 5–7 7–5 5–7 7–6 6–6 6–7 7–6 7–6 8–4
Milwaukee 5–8 8–5 5–7 3–9 5–8 5–8 7–5 7–5 4–9 7–5 4–8 4–8 5–8
Minnesota 4–8 5–7 9–4 3–10 8–4 6–6 6–7 5–7 4–8 8–5 4–9 7–6 2–10
New York 7–6 7–6 6–6 8–4 7–6 9–4 6–6 9–4 8–4 6–6 7–5 3–9 5–8
Oakland 2–10 3–9 7–6 6–7 4–8 4–8 7–6 5–7 5–8 6–6 9–4 5–8 5–7
Seattle 5–7 5–7 7–6 4–9 9–3 5–7 6–7 8–4 9–4 5–7 4–9 8–5 7–5
Texas 8–4 6–6 7–6 5–8 5–7 6–6 6–7 8–4 6–7 9–3 8–5 5–8 7–5
Toronto 8–5 10–3 8–4 6–6 9–4 7–6 4–8 8–5 10–2 8–5 7–5 5–7 5–7


Notable transactions

Roster

1993 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; R = Runs; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Iván Rodríguez 137 473 56 129 .273 10 66 7
1B Rafael Palmeiro 160 597 124 176 .295 37 105 7
2B Doug Strange 145 484 58 124 .256 7 60 6
3B Dean Palmer 148 519 88 127 .245 33 96 11
SS Manuel Lee 73 205 31 45 .220 1 12 2
LF Juan González 140 536 105 166 .310 46 118 4
CF David Hulse 114 407 71 118 .290 1 29 29
RF Jose Canseco 60 231 30 59 .255 10 46 6
DH Julio Franco 144 532 85 154 .289 14 84 9

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Other batters

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Gary Redus 77 222 28 64 .288 6 31 4
Mario Díaz 71 205 24 56 .273 2 24 1
Dan Peltier 65 160 23 43 .269 1 17 0
Butch Davis 62 159 24 39 .245 3 20 3
Doug Dascenzo 76 146 20 29 .199 2 10 2
Geno Petralli 59 133 16 32 .241 1 13 2
Billy Ripken 50 132 12 25 .189 0 11 0
Rob Ducey 27 85 15 24 .282 2 9 2
Donald Harris 40 76 10 15 .197 1 8 0
Benji Gil 22 57 3 7 .123 0 2 1
Jon Shave 17 47 3 15 .319 0 7 1
Jeff Huson 23 45 3 6 .133 0 2 0
Chris James 8 31 5 11 .355 3 7 0
John Russell 18 22 1 5 .227 1 3 0
Steve Balboni 2 5 0 3 .600 0 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kevin Brown 34 233 15 12 3.59 142
Kenny Rogers 35 208.1 16 10 4.10 140
Roger Pavlik 26 166.1 12 6 3.41 131
Charlie Leibrandt 26 150.1 9 10 4.55 89
Nolan Ryan 13 66.1 5 5 4.88 46

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brian Bohanon 36 92.2 4 4 4.76 45
Todd Burns 25 65 0 4 4.57 35
Steve Dreyer 10 41 3 3 5.71 23
Robb Nen 9 22.2 1 1 6.35 12

Relief pitchers

Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Tom Henke 66 74.1 5 5 40 2.91 79
Matt Whiteside 60 73 2 1 1 4.32 39
Craig Lefferts 52 83.1 3 9 0 6.05 58
Bob Patterson 52 52.2 2 4 1 4.78 46
Cris Carpenter 27 32 4 1 1 4.22 27
Jeff Bronkey 21 36 1 1 1 4.00 18
Mike Schooler 17 24.1 3 0 0 5.55 16
Gene Nelson 6 8 0 0 1 3.38 4
Rick Reed 2 4 1 0 0 2.25 2
Darren Oliver 2 3.1 0 0 0 2.70 4
José Canseco 1 1 0 0 0 27.00 0
Héctor Fajardo 1 .2 0 0 0 0.00 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Bobby Jones
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Stan Cliburn
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Tommy Thompson
A Charleston Rainbows South Atlantic League Walt Williams
A-Short Season Erie Sailors New York–Penn League Doug Sisson
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Chino Cadahia

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Rangers

Notes

  1. ^ Tom Henke Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ "Rob Ducey: Career Statistics". Baseball Reference. Retrieved March 14, 2018.
  3. ^ Manuel Lee Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/dascedo01.shtml
  5. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/diazma01.shtml
  6. ^ Billy Ripken Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ Steve Balboni Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ a b Mike Schooler Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ New York Times article
  10. ^ Freeman, Denne H. "Raging Ryan strikes Ventura." Austin American-Statesman, August 5, 1993. Page C1.
  11. ^ "The Nolan Ryan Express | The Strikeout King". smackbomb.com/nolanryan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 19, 2008.
  12. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/TEX/1993.shtml

References