2005 Texas Rangers season

2005 Texas Rangers season

The Texas Rangers finished the 2005 season in 3rd place in the West division of the American League. The Rangers had four players in the 2005 All-Star Game. Michael Young, Kenny Rogers, Alfonso Soriano, and Mark Teixeira. Young was also the A.L. batting champion in 2005.


  • November 16, 2004: Jason Standridge was signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.[1]
  • March 30, 2005: Cody Ransom was purchased by the Texas Rangers from the Chicago Cubs.[2]

Regular season

Opening Day Starters

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Los Angeles Angels 95 67 .586 --
Oakland Athletics 88 74 .543 7
Texas Rangers 79 83 .488 16
Seattle Mariners 69 93 .426 26


  • May 25, 2005: Cody Ransom was released by the Texas Rangers.[2]
  • June 30, 2005: Jason Standridge was released by the Texas Rangers.[1]


2005 Texas Rangers
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Lone Star series

The annual interleague games between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers were played in June and July. They are known as the Lone Star Series.

Date Winning Team Score Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher Attendance Location
May 20 Texas 7–3 Kenny Rogers Brandon Backe 38,109 Arlington
May 21 Texas 18–3 Chris Young Ezequiel Astacio 35,781 Arlington
May 22 Texas 2–0 Chan Ho Park Roy Oswalt 40,583 Arlington
June 24 Houston 5–2 Roy Oswalt Ricardo Rodríguez 36,199 Houston
June 25 Texas 6–5 Chris Young Brandon Backe 41,868 Houston
June 26 Houston 3–2 Chad Qualls Juan Domínguez 35,331 Houston

Game Log

2005 game log

Player stats


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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

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

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

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



External links

  • 2005 Texas Rangers team page at www.baseball-almanac.com