Texas Rangers Starting Lineup 9/26/20 Rangers Lineup

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Texas was about middle of the road in most statistical categories. After the Phillies, the Rangers started the list of teams who allowed more players to cross home plate than they did themselves. It was close, but run differential was not in their favor. They have a lot of pop from top to bottom in their order. However, Texas doesn't seem to have players designated to be on base when these hitters go pop, In addition, the Rangers have more than their fair share of batters who miss a lot of pitches.

Like Seattle, there is a chunk of the hitters in their projected lineup who project to hit below .250. The hitter with the highest projected slugging percentage may give fellow major league hitters a good run for the strikeout king honor. Texas is throwing a lot of hopes behind a new inductee onto their staff throwing like he has in the past. They have a former Cy Young winner, trying to prove he is not washed up, leading a cast of wily veteran pitchers. Things could be interesting in Texas, at least until the all-star break.

Updated: 27 minutes ago

Rangers Starting Lineup

K. Gibson , (R), P
1. L. Taveras , (S), CF
2. W. Calhoun , (L), DH
3. I. Kiner-Falefa , (R), 3B
4. J. Gallo , (L), RF
5. N. Solak , (R), LF
6. R. Odor , (L), 2B
7. A. Tejeda , (S), SS
8. R. Guzman , (L), 1B
9. J. Mathis , (R), C
Pos Pitcher
P Kyle Gibson K. Gibson (R)
Pos Pitcher Rating GS Record IP Batters Faced Hits Runs ER HR Allowed BB SO K% BB% WHIP BABIP
P Kyle Gibson K. Gibson (R)
80
11 2-6 20.1 277 67 44 40 12 29 54 .195% .105% 1.57 .312
Pos Hitter
CF Leody Taveras L. Taveras (S)
DH Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun (L)
3B Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa (R)
RF Joey Gallo J. Gallo (L)
LF Nick Solak N. Solak (R)
2B Rougned Odor R. Odor (L)
SS Anderson Tejeda A. Tejeda (S)
1B Ronald Guzman R. Guzman (L)
C Jeff Mathis J. Mathis (R)
Pos Hitter Rating Order G PA Hits 1B 2B 3B HR RBI Runs SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
CF Leody Taveras L. Taveras (S)
79
1 31 124 24 14 6 1 3 3 18 6 0 .220 .309 .376 .685
DH Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun (L)
79
2 27 100 17 13 2 1 1 13 2 0 0 .183 .220 .258 .478
3B Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa (R)
67
3 56 221 59 49 4 3 3 10 27 8 5 .289 .339 .382 .722
RF Joey Gallo J. Gallo (L)
95
4 55 217 32 14 8 0 10 26 21 2 0 .173 .295 .378 .673
LF Nick Solak N. Solak (R)
72
5 56 226 52 40 10 0 2 22 26 6 1 .256 .314 .335 .649
2B Rougned Odor R. Odor (L)
72
6 36 140 20 8 4 0 8 25 13 0 1 .153 .193 .366 .559
SS Anderson Tejeda A. Tejeda (S)
72
7 21 69 17 9 4 1 3 8 5 3 1 .250 .261 .471 .731
1B Ronald Guzman R. Guzman (L)
80
8 24 78 18 12 1 1 4 9 9 1 0 .250 .308 .458 .766
C Jeff Mathis J. Mathis (R)
67
9 23 64 9 5 1 1 2 6 5 1 0 .155 .219 .310 .529

Most Common Rangers Lineups

3 Games Game
1. Leody Taveras
2. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
3. Nick Solak
4. Joey Gallo
5. Jose Trevino
6. Shin-Soo Choo
7. Elvis Andrus
8. Ronald Guzman
9. Eli White
2 Games Game
1. Shin-Soo Choo
2. Danny Santana
3. Jose Trevino
4. Joey Gallo
5. Todd Frazier
6. Nick Solak
7. Derek Dietrich
8. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
9. Leody Taveras
2 Games Game
1. Shin-Soo Choo
2. Danny Santana
3. Willie Calhoun
4. Joey Gallo
5. Todd Frazier
6. Rougned Odor
7. Nick Solak
8. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
9. Jose Trevino
2 Games Game
1. Shin-Soo Choo
2. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
3. Willie Calhoun
4. Joey Gallo
5. Todd Frazier
6. Nick Solak
7. Rougned Odor
8. Elvis Andrus
9. Jeff Mathis
2 Games Game
1. Shin-Soo Choo
2. Nick Solak
3. Willie Calhoun
4. Joey Gallo
5. Todd Frazier
6. Rougned Odor
7. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
8. Elvis Andrus
9. Robinson Chirinos
1 Game Game
1. Isiah Kiner-Falefa
2. Willie Calhoun
3. Nick Solak
4. Joey Gallo
5. Rougned Odor
6. Sam Huff
7. Derek Dietrich
8. Ronald Guzman
9. Eli White

2020 Recent Rangers Lineups

Game Score Starting Pitcher 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
9/26 vs HOU W 5-4 Kyle Cody K. Cody (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun Nick Solak N. Solak Joey Gallo J. Gallo Rougned Odor R. Odor Sam Huff S. Huff Derek Dietrich D. Dietrich Ronald Guzman R. Guzman Eli White E. White
9/25 vs HOU L 4-12 Lance Lynn L. Lynn (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Leody Taveras L. Taveras Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa Joey Gallo J. Gallo Nick Solak N. Solak Rougned Odor R. Odor Ronald Guzman R. Guzman Sherten Apostel S. Apostel Jeff Mathis J. Mathis
9/23 @ ARI L 3-7 Alex Young A. Young (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Leody Taveras L. Taveras Nick Solak N. Solak Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa Joey Gallo J. Gallo Sam Huff S. Huff Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun Anderson Tejeda A. Tejeda Sherten Apostel S. Apostel Eli White E. White
9/23 @ ARI L 0-7 Caleb Smith C. Smith (L), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Leody Taveras L. Taveras Nick Solak N. Solak Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa Joey Gallo J. Gallo Rougned Odor R. Odor Anderson Tejeda A. Tejeda Sam Huff S. Huff Sherten Apostel S. Apostel Eli White E. White
9/21 @ LAA L 5-8 Dylan Bundy D. Bundy (R), 0 IP, 0 SO, 0 ER, ND Leody Taveras L. Taveras Willie Calhoun W. Calhoun Isiah Kiner-Falefa I. Kiner-Falefa Joey Gallo J. Gallo Nick Solak N. Solak Rougned Odor R. Odor Anderson Tejeda A. Tejeda Derek Dietrich D. Dietrich Jeff Mathis J. Mathis

Texas Rangers FAQ

The Rangers are a mix of young up and coming players and veterans that needed a landing spot. You have names like Robinson Chirinos and Todd Frazier in the lineup, as they have bounced around from team to team the last few seasons. Joey Gallo is the big home run threat in the lineup, and while he won't hit for any sort of average, the power makes up for it. Willie Calhoun and Nick Solak are the young names in the lineup, and they are looking for regular playing time this season. Calhoun got out of a slump late last year but has struggled to stay healthy. If Danny Santana and Rougned Odor find their swing at the plate, this offense could make some noise.

Who Is The DH For The Rangers?

Willie Calhoun is going to DH for the Texas Rangers more often than not given he is coming back from injury, and the outfield is already set with talent. Calhoun is one of the up and coming players for Texas.

Who Hits Fourth For Texas?

Joey Gallo is the cleanup hitter for Texas. Gallo is one of the top power bats in the league and benefits from hitting fourth, given the RBI chances. He hit a whopping 40+ home runs in the 2018 and 2017 season.

Who Plays Shortstop For The Rangers?

Elvis Andrus is the shortstop for the Rangers and has been for quite some time. While Andrus has been in the league for a while, he is still a quality bat and has a great glove as well.

What Is The Best Rangers Lineup Of All-Time?

The 1999 Texas Rangers were loaded with talent. They had four players over the 100 RBI mark, and three players hit 30+ home runs. Ivan Rodriguez, Juan Gonzalez, and Rafael Palmeiro were the highlight names.

What Is The Worst Rangers Lineup Of All-Time?

The 1972 Texas Rangers were another team that had a historically bad year. They had just an 8.6 WAR on their team and won just 35% of their games. This was a brutal stretch of years for the Texas club.

Who Has Played The Most Games For The Rangers?

Michael Young is the leader in games played at 1,823. He played 13 seasons with Texas and is one of the top hitters in their team’s history. He had a .301 average and over 2,000 hits during his time there.