Catchers and pitchers who tended to start together for the Texas Rangers

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YearGamesPitcher (starts)As batteryCatcher (starts)
1963162Bennie Daniels (24)
12
Hobie Landrith (29)
1974161Fergie Jenkins (41)
37
Jim Sundberg (121)
1982162Charlie Hough (34)
34
Jim Sundberg (129)
1983163Charlie Hough (33)
31
Jim Sundberg (116)
1984161Frank Tanana (35)
22
Ned Yost (68)
1987162Charlie Hough (40)
21
Geno Petralli (49)
1988161Jose Guzman (30)
18
Mike Stanley (49)
1988161Charlie Hough (34)
30
Geno Petralli (72)
1988161Paul Kilgus (32)
19
Mike Stanley (49)
1989162Kevin Brown (28)
19
Chad Kreuter (58)
1989162Nolan Ryan (32)
18
Chad Kreuter (58)
2000162Esteban Loaiza (17)
16
Ivan Rodriguez (85)
2003162John Thomson (35)
20
Todd Greene (49)
2005162Kenny Rogers (30)
13
Sandy Alomar (34)

Includes all games played 1961-2010.
Selected according to the formula (M - P * C / T) >= 6, where T = team games, P = games started by the pitcher, C = games started by the catcher, and M = mutual starts by the pitcher and catcher. In essence, any battery which started together 6 more times than would have been expected if their individual starts had been distributed randomly is considered to include a personal catcher.
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