The Texas Rangers Report

by Bill Chuck on October 1, 2013

The Texas Rangers season ended with a loss again, this time to the Tampa Bay Rays, 5-2, in a game 163 playoff to reach the Wild Card play-in.

Rangers have eight consecutive losses in the last game played of their season

  • On October 5, 2012, the Rangers ended the Wild Card play-in with a 5-1 loss to the Orioles.
  • On October 28, 2011, the Rangers ended the World Series with a 6-2 loss to the Cardinals, in Game 7.
  • On November 1, 2010, the Rangers ended the World Series with a 3-1 loss to the Giants, in Game 5.
  • On October 4, 2009, the Rangers ended the regular season with a 4-3 loss to Seattle, to finish 87-75 in second place in the AL West.
  • On September 28, 2008, the Rangers ended the regular season with a 7-0 loss to the Angels, to finish 79-83 in second place in the AL West.
  • On September 30, 2007, the Rangers ended the regular season with a 4-2 loss to Seattle, to finish 75-87 in fourth place in the AL West.
  • On October 1, 2006, the Rangers ended the regular season with a 3-2 loss to Seattle, to finish 80-82 in third place in the AL West.
  • On October 2, 2005, the Rangers ended the regular season with a 7-4 loss to the Angels, to finish 79-83 in third place in the AL West.

Nine to Know

Texas Rangers 2005-13

Rk Year G W L W-L% Finish Playoffs Managers
1 2013 163 91 72 .558 2nd of 5 Ron Washington (91-72)
2 2012 162 93 69 .574 2nd of 4 Lost ALWC (1-0) Ron Washington (93-69)
3 2011 162 96 66 .593 1st of 4 Lost WS (4-3) Ron Washington (96-66)
4 2010 162 90 72 .556 1st of 4 Lost WS (4-1) Ron Washington (90-72)
5 2009 162 87 75 .537 2nd of 4 Ron Washington (87-75)
6 2008 162 79 83 .488 2nd of 4 Ron Washington (79-83)
7 2007 162 75 87 .463 4th of 4 Ron Washington (75-87)
8 2006 162 80 82 .494 3rd of 4 Buck Showalter (80-82)
9 2005 162 79 83 .488 3rd of 4 Buck Showalter (79-83)
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 10/1/2013.

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