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Mitch Moreland
AVG HR RBI
.235 22 60
Team: TexasHt / Wt: 6-2 / 230 NFBC ADP: 234.62
Position: 1BBorn: 9/6/1985 Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 17th Round by Rangers (2007)


Latest News
Sep. 17 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Moreland broke out with two hits and an RBI in Friday's comeback win over Oakland.
Analysis: Moreland had been 0 for 16 over his previous five games and was batting .118 with one RBI in his last 11. He has performed well against the A's this season, however, recording a .308 average and two home runs in 12 meetings.
Sep. 10 10:14 AM PT11:14 AM MT12:14 PM CT1:14 PM ET13:14 ET17:14 GMT1:14 10:14 AM MST12:14 PM EST12:44 PM VEN21:14 UAE12:14 PM CT-Moreland went 3 for 3 and walked in the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Angels on Friday.
Analysis: Moreland was hitting just .176 over his previous 11 games.
Sep. 3 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT-Moreland had two hits and drove in two runs in Saturday's 12-4 win over the Astros.
Analysis: Moreland is 6 for 12 in his last three games against the Astros after 3 for 18 in his previous eight games in the series.
Aug. 28 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET12:45 ET16:45 GMT0:45 9:45 AM MST11:45 AM EST12:15 PM VEN20:45 UAE11:45 AM CT-Moreland's grand slam capped a bizarre, five-run first inning as the Rangers beat the Indians 7-0 Saturday night.
Analysis: Moreland's homer was his 22nd of his season, bringing him within one of his career high set in 2013 and matched last season. He is 1 for 6 with a double lifetime against Danny Salazar, Cleveland's scheduled starter for Sunday.
Aug. 13 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET14:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST1:30 PM VEN22:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Moreland reached 20 home runs for the third time in four years with a solo shot Friday.
Analysis: Moreland went deep for the second straight game and has homered nine times since the All-Star break, tied for third-most in the majors. He's batting .400 with seven homers in his last 16 games.
Aug. 11 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET21:26 ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST8:56 PM VEN5:26 UAE (+1)8:26 PM CT-Moreland homered for one of his three hits Thursday.
Analysis: He is 18 for 42 with five home runs and nine RBIs in his last 14 contests.
Aug. 2 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET22:13 ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST9:43 PM VEN6:13 UAE (+1)9:13 PM CT-Moreland went 1 for 3 in Tuesday's 5-1 loss in Baltimore to extend his hitting streak to seven games.
Analysis: Moreland is 11 for 21 (.524) with five homers and nine RBIs during his streak.
Aug. 1 8:11 AM PT9:11 AM MT10:11 AM CT11:11 AM ET11:11 ET15:11 GMT23:11 8:11 AM MST10:11 AM EST10:41 AM VEN19:11 UAE10:11 AM CT-Moreland homered for the fifth time in his last five starts as the Rangers beat the Royals 5-3 to finish a sweep of the four-game series.
Analysis: Moreland's two-run homer was his 18th this season, the last five coming within 16 at-bats. The Rangers begin a series in Baltimore on Tuesday, and Moreland is batting .300 with five homers and 12 RBIs during a 13-game hitting streak versus the O's.
July 31 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET0:15 ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST11:45 PM VEN8:15 UAE11:15 PM CT-Moreland homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Texas Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
Analysis: Moreland is sizzling, going 8 for 15 with four home runs and seven RBIs in his last five games.
July 29 7:38 AM PT8:38 AM MT9:38 AM CT10:38 AM ET10:38 ET14:38 GMT22:38 7:38 AM MST9:38 AM EST10:08 AM VEN18:38 UAE9:38 AM CT-Moreland hit a pair of solo homers Thursday.
Analysis: He has five homers in his last 10 games while hitting .290. Moreland entered that streak with a .230 batting average.
July 27 6:36 AM PT7:36 AM MT8:36 AM CT9:36 AM ET9:36 ET13:36 GMT21:36 6:36 AM MST8:36 AM EST9:06 AM VEN17:36 UAE8:36 AM CT-Moreland homered for the third time in eight games Tuesday.
Analysis: However, he's just 6 for 27 during that stretch.
July 6 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET12:25 ET16:25 GMT0:25 9:25 AM MST11:25 AM EST11:55 AM VEN20:25 UAE11:25 AM CT-Moreland missed a fifth straight game Thursday due to a mild strain in his right calf but is expected to return Friday.
Analysis: The first baseman has 11 home runs but hasn't hit one since June 19.
June 20 9:56 AM PT10:56 AM MT11:56 AM CT12:56 PM ET12:56 ET16:56 GMT0:56 9:56 AM MST11:56 AM EST12:26 PM VEN20:56 UAE11:56 AM CT-Moreland hit a 456-foot home run which tied for the longest by an opposing player at Busch Stadium in Sunday's win.
Analysis: Moreland, who struck out as a pinch hitter in the previous two games, is batting .387 with five homers in his last eight starts. Eight of his 11 home runs have come against righties, and Texas is scheduled to face five right-handed starters this week.
June 11 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-Moreland appears to be breaking out of his slump, hitting two solo homers in Friday's loss to the Mariners.
Analysis: All five of Moreland's hits over the past three games have gone for extra bases. He didn't have one extra-base hit in his previous eight games while going 2 for 22.
May 30 12:04 PM PT1:04 PM MT2:04 PM CT3:04 PM ET15:04 ET19:04 GMT3:04 12:04 PM MST2:04 PM EST2:34 PM VEN23:04 UAE2:04 PM CT-Moreland homered for the second straight game Sunday.
Analysis: Moreland, who stopped a 1-for-27 skid with a home run Saturday, hit a three-run shot halfway up the upper deck in right field one day later.
May 1 10:49 AM PT11:49 AM MT12:49 PM CT1:49 PM ET13:49 ET17:49 GMT1:49 10:49 AM MST12:49 PM EST1:19 PM VEN21:49 UAE12:49 PM CT-Moreland hit a three-run homer in the Rangers' 7-2 victory on Saturday night.
Analysis: Moreland is 5 for 11 with six RBIs in his last three games.
Feb. 10 8:18 AM PT9:18 AM MT10:18 AM CT11:18 AM ET11:18 ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST11:48 AM VEN20:18 UAE10:18 AM CT-Moreland has agreed to a $5.7 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing set for Wednesday.
Analysis: Moreland gets a raise without an arbitration hearing for the third year in a row. He will be eligible for free agency after this year's World Series. Drafted by the Rangers in 2007, Moreland made his major league debut midway through the 2010 season and was part of the team's first World Series that October. He has a .258 average with 88 homers and 294 RBIs in 626 big league games.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2014 Tex 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Career 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Tex 47 145 20 37 4 0 9 25 25 36 3 1 .255 .364 .469
2011 Tex 134 464 60 120 22 1 16 51 39 92 2 2 .259 .320 .414
2012 Tex 114 327 41 90 18 0 15 50 23 71 1 1 .275 .321 .468
2013 Tex 147 462 60 107 24 1 23 60 45 117 0 0 .232 .299 .437
2014 Tex 52 167 18 41 9 1 2 23 12 43 0 0 .246 .297 .347
2015 Tex 132 471 51 131 27 0 23 85 32 112 1 0 .278 .330 .482
2016 Tex 146 456 49 107 21 0 22 60 35 116 1 0 .235 .301 .425
Career 772 2492 299 633 125 3 110 354 211 587 8 4 .254 .316 .439

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2010 Tex Total 15 46 5 16 4 0 1 7 4 9 0 0 .348 .400 .500
    LDS 4 15 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 .200 .200 .400
    LCS 6 18 3 7 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 .389 .450 .389
    WS 5 13 1 6 1 0 1 3 2 4 0 0 .462 .533 .769
2011 Tex Total 9 29 2 3 0 0 2 3 2 8 0 0 .103 .188 .310
    LDS 3 10 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 .100 .250 .400
    LCS 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 .111 .200 .111
    WS 3 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 .100 .100 .400
2012 Tex Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Tex Total 5 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 .000 .133 .000
    LDS 5 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 .000 .133 .000
Career 30 89 7 19 4 0 3 11 8 21 0 0 .213 .286 .360


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