1999 Texas Rangers season

1999 Texas Rangers season

The Texas Rangers 1999 season involved the Rangers finishing 1st in the American League west with a record of 95 wins and 67 losses. The 95-67 mark would be the best in franchise history until 2011.

Winning its third division title in four years, the Rangers would repeat its 1998 post-season performance, again losing to the New York Yankees 3-0. This would be the club's last post-season appearance until 2010.

Offseason

  • December 10, 1998: Mark Clark was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[1]
  • December 23, 1998: Gregg Zaun was sent to the Rangers by the Florida Marlins as part of a conditional deal.[2]
  • March 30, 1999: Rafael Bournigal was signed as a free agent by the Rangers.[3]

Regular season

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Texas Rangers 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 87 75 .537 8
Seattle Mariners 79 83 .488 16
Anaheim Angels 70 92 .432 25

Notable transactions

Roster

1999 Texas Rangers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Mike Simms 4 2 1 .500 0 0

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers
Player G W L SV ERA SO

ALDS

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma RedHawks Pacific Coast League Greg Biagini
AA Tulsa Drillers Texas League Bobby Jones
A Charlotte Rangers Florida State League Jim Byrd
A Savannah Sand Gnats South Atlantic League Paul Carey
Rookie Pulaski Rangers Appalachian League Bruce Crabbe
Rookie GCL Rangers Gulf Coast League Darryl Kennedy

References

  • 1999 Texas Rangers team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Texas Rangers
1998
AL West Championship Season
1999
Succeeded by
Oakland Athletics
2000