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Texas Rangers

 

2016 Season Record: 95-67 (+7 wins from 2015)

 

Departures:

1B/DH Mitch Moreland--> Red Sox

3B Matt Duffy--> Japan

LF/RF Jared Hoying

CF Ian Desmond--> Rockies

RF Carlos Beltran--> Astros

SP Derek Holland--> White Sox

SP Colby Lewis

RP Luke Jackson--> Traded to Braves

RP Shawn Tolleson--> Rays

 

Additions:

1B Mike Napoli (Indians)

SP Andrew Cashner (Marlins)

SP Tyson Ross (Padres)

SP Adrian Sampson (Claimed from Mariners)

RP Eddie Gamboa (Traded from Rays)

RP Tyler Wagner (Claimed from Diamondbacks)

 

Top 100 Prospects:

OF Leody Taveras (62nd overall)

SP Yohander Mendez (63rd overall)

SP Ariel Jurado (99th overall)

 

*New Addition

 

Projected Opening Day Lineup:

C Jonathan Lucroy

1B Mike Napoli*

2B Rougned Odor

SS Elvis Andrus

3B Adrian Beltre

LF Jurickson Profar

CF Carlos Gomez

RF Nomar Mazara

DH Shin-Soo Choo

 

 

Projected Opening Day Rotation:

SP1 Cole Hamels

SP2 Yu Darvish

SP3 Martin Perez

SP4 Andrew Cashner*

SP5 A.J. Griffin

 

Projected Opening Day Bullpen:

Closer Sam Dyson

RP1 Jeremy Jeffress

RP2 Alex Claudio

RP3 Tony Barnette

 

 

Key Team Stats from 2016:

Runs Scored: 7th (765)

Home Runs: 7th (215)

Batting Average: 5th (.262)

OBP: 15th (.322)

 

Team ERA: 22nd (4.37)

Batting Average Against: 21st (.260)

WHIP: 22nd (1.37)

Fielding Percentage: 16th (.984)

Adrian Beltre

Cole Hamels