1994 Texas Rangers Season
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1994 Texas Rangers Season

1994 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record52-62 (.456)
Divisional place1st
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 1994 Texas Rangers season was cut short by the infamous 1994 player's strike. At the time when the strike began, the Rangers were leading the American League West with a record of 52 wins and 62 losses.

Offseason

  • November 22, 1993: Will Clark was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[1]
  • December 18, 1993: Billy Ripken was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[2]

Regular season

Despite compiling a record of just 52-62 by Friday, August 12, the Rangers were actually leading the AL West Division. They had scored 613 runs (5.38 per game) and allowed 697 runs (6.11 per game).[3]

The Rangers' pitching struggled over the course of the strike-shortened season, finishing 1st in most runs allowed (697) and most home runs allowed (157).[4]

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Texas Rangers 52 62 0.456 -- 31-32 21-30
Oakland Athletics 51 63 0.447 1 24-32 27-31
Seattle Mariners 49 63 0.438 2 22-22 27-41
California Angels 47 68 0.409 23-40 24-28


Division leaders W L Pct.
New York Yankees 70 43 0.619
Chicago White Sox 67 46 0.593
Texas Rangers 52 62 0.456
W L Pct.
Cleveland Indians 66 47 0.584
Baltimore Orioles 63 49 0.562
Kansas City Royals 64 51 0.557
Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 0.478
Boston Red Sox 54 61 0.470
Minnesota Twins 53 60 0.469
Detroit Tigers 53 62 0.461
Milwaukee Brewers 53 62 0.461
Oakland Athletics 51 63 0.447
Seattle Mariners 49 63 0.438
California Angels 47 68 0.409

Record vs. opponents

1994 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore -- 4-2 8-4 2-4 4-6 3-4 4-1 7-3 4-5 4-6 7-5 4-6 3-3 7-2
Boston 2-4 -- 7-5 2-4 3-7 4-2 4-2 5-5 1-8 3-7 9-3 6-6 1-5 7-3
California 4-8 5-7 -- 5-5 0-5 3-4 6-4 3-3 3-3 4-8 3-6 2-7 6-4 3-4
Chicago 4-2 4-2 5-5 -- 7-5 8-4 3-7 9-3 2-4 4-2 6-3 9-1 4-5 2-3
Cleveland 6-4 7-3 5-0 5-7 -- 8-2 1-4 5-2 9-3 0-9 6-0 3-2 5-7 6-4
Detroit 4-3 2-4 4-3 4-8 2-8 -- 4-8 6-4 3-3 3-3 5-4 6-3 5-7 5-4
Kansas City 1-4 2-4 4-6 7-3 4-1 8-4 -- 5-7 6-4 4-2 7-3 6-4 4-3 6-6
Milwaukee 3-7 5-5 3-3 3-9 2-5 4-6 7-5 -- 6-6 2-7 4-1 4-2 3-3 7-3
Minnesota 5-4 8-1 3-3 4-2 3-9 3-3 4-6 6-6 -- 4-5 2-5 3-3 4-5 4-8
New York 6-4 7-3 8-4 2-4 9-0 3-3 2-4 7-2 5-4 -- 7-5 8-4 3-2 3-4
Oakland 5-7 3-9 6-3 3-6 0-6 4-5 3-7 1-4 5-2 5-7 -- 4-3 7-3 5-1
Seattle 4-6 6-6 7-2 1-9 2-3 3-6 4-6 2-4 3-3 4-8 3-4 -- 9-1 1-5
Texas 3-3 5-1 4-6 5-4 7-5 7-5 3-4 3-3 5-4 2-3 3-7 1-9 -- 4-8
Toronto 2-7 3-7 4-3 3-2 4-6 4-5 6-6 3-7 8-4 4-3 1-5 5-1 8-4 --


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Will Clark 110 389 128 .329 13 80

Other batters

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jack Armstrong 2 10 0 1 3.60 7

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Dan Smith 13 1 2 0 4.30 9

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

References

  • 1994 Texas Rangers at Baseball Reference
  • 1994 Texas Rangers at Baseball Almanac
  • 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.

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