2004 Texas Rangers season

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2004 Texas Rangers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Tom Hicks
General manager(s) John Hart
Manager(s) Buck Showalter
Local television KDFI
KDFW
FSN Southwest
(Tom Grieve, Josh Lewin)
Local radio KRLD
(Eric Nadel, Victor Rojas)
KFLC
(Eleno Ornelas, José Guzmán)
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The 'Texas Rangers' finished the 2004 season in 3rd place in the West division of the American League. Five Rangers were All Stars, Francisco Cordero, Kenny Rogers, Hank Blalock, Michael Young and All-Star Game MVP Alfonso Soriano.

Offseason

  • October 8, 2003: Tony Mounce was released by the Rangers.[1]
  • November 19, 2003: Ken Huckaby was signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.[2]
  • February 5, 2004: Mike Lamb was traded by the Texas Rangers to the New York Yankees for Jose Garcia (minors).[3]
  • February 16, 2004: Alex Rodriguez was traded by the Texas Rangers with cash to the New York Yankees for a player to be named later and Alfonso Soriano. The New York Yankees sent Joaquin Arias (April 23, 2004) to the Texas Rangers to complete the trade.

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season summary

  • October 1: In a game against the Texas Rangers, Ichiro Suzuki set an MLB record for most hits in one season.[4]

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Anaheim Angels 92 70 0.568 45–36 47–34
Oakland Athletics 91 71 0.562 1 52–29 39–42
Texas Rangers 89 73 0.549 3 51–30 38–43
Seattle Mariners 63 99 0.389 29 38–44 25–55


Record vs. opponents

2004 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 6–3 4–5 5–4 4–5 7–2 7–0 5–4 5–4 10–9 13–7 6–1 9–10 4–5 7–11
Baltimore 3–6 10–9 2–4 3–3 6–0 6–3 4–5 5–14 0–7 7–2 11–8 5–2 11–8 5–13
Boston 5–4 9–10 4–2 3–4 6–1 4–2 2–4 11–8 8–1 5–4 14–5 4–5 14–5 9–9
Chicago 4–5 4–2 2–4 10–9 8–11 13–6 9–10 3–4 2–7 7–2 4–2 6–3 3–4 8–10
Cleveland 5–4 3–3 4–3 9–10 9–10 11–8 7–12 2–4 6–3 5–4 3–3 1–8 5–2 10–8
Detroit 2–7 0–6 1–6 11–8 10–9 8–11 7–12 4–3 4–5 5–4 3–3 4–5 4–2 9–9
Kansas City 0–7 3–6 2–4 6–13 8–11 11–8 7–12 1–5 2–7 2–5 3–6 4–5 3–3 6–12
Minnesota 4–5 5–4 4–2 10–9 12–7 12–7 12–7 2–4 2–5 5–4 4–5 5–2 4–2 11–7
New York 4–5 14–5 8–11 4–3 4–2 3–4 5–1 4–2 7–2 6–3 15–4 5–4 12–7 10–8
Oakland 9–10 7–0 1–8 7–2 3–6 5–4 7–2 5–2 2–7 11–8 7–2 11–9 6–3 10–8
Seattle 7–13 2–7 4–5 2–7 4–5 4–5 5–2 4–5 3–6 8–11 2–5 7–12 2–7 9–9
Tampa Bay 1–6 8–11 5–14 2–4 3–3 3–3 6–3 5–4 4–15 2–7 5–2 2–7 9–9 15–3
Texas 10–9 2–5 5–4 3–6 8–1 5–4 5–4 2–5 4–5 9–11 12–7 7–2 7–2 10–8
Toronto 5–4 8–11 5–14 4–3 2–5 2–4 3–3 2–4 7–12 3–6 7–2 9–9 2–7 8–10


Notable transactions

  • July 6, 2004: Ken Huckaby was selected off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Texas Rangers.[2]
  • August 18, 2004: Ken Huckaby was signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.[2]

Roster

2004 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Game Log

2004 Game Log


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

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Texas Rangers Hall of Fame Inductees

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League Bobby Jones
AA Frisco RoughRiders Texas League Tim Ireland
A Stockton Ports California League Arnie Beyeler
A Clinton LumberKings Midwest League Carlos Subero
A-Short Season Spokane Indians Northwest League Darryl Kennedy
Rookie AZL Rangers Arizona League Pedro López

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Frisco

References

  1. Tony Mounce at Baseball Reference
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ken Huckaby Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. http://www.baseball-reference.com/l/lambmi01.shtml
  4. Baseball's Top 100: The Game's Greatest Records, p.56, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  • 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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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