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2005 Tampa Bay RaysSeason Roster
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Fernando Cortez played for the 2005 Tampa Bay Rays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDevil Rays
LocationTampa,Florida
Record67-95 (5th in American League East)League Rank13thMLB Rank29th
BallparkTropicana Field
ManagerLou PiniellaGeneral ManagerChuck Lamar
CoachesLee Elia (Hitting Coach), Tom Foley (Third Base Coach), Billy Hatcher (First Base Coach), Chuck Hernandez (Pitching Coach), John McLaren (Bench Coach), Matt Sinatro (Bullpen Coach), Don Zimmer (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickWade Townsend (#8)
Payroll$29,679,067 (Rank: 30th)
Attendance1,124,189 (Rank: 30th)
Minor League AffiliatesDurham Bulls (AAA) 65-79 ... Montgomery Biscuits (AA) 67-70 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 55-85 ... Southwest Michigan Devil Rays (A) 72-67 ... Hudson Valley Renegades (A-) 31-43 ... Princeton Devil Rays (Rk) 34-31 ...
Years Available1998-2019

Team History -- 2005 Statistics -- 2005 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2005 Tampa Bay Rays.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2005 baseball season.

2005 Tampa Bay Rays Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
28Danys BaezP6-4 225 R-R 1977-09-10 27Pinar del Rio,Cuba MLB2000-20112001-2011  
1999-   UDFA-CLE
 
97Joe BeimelP6-2 201 L-L 1977-04-19 28St. Mary's,Pennsylvania MLB1996-20172001-2015St. Mary's (St. Mary's,PA)Duquesne U., Allegany Col Maryland
1998-18- 538-PIT
Free Agent  
41Rob BellP6-5 226 R-R 1977-01-17 28Newburgh,New York MLB1995-20082000-2007Marlboro Central (Marlboro,NY)
1995- 3-  85-ATL
 
48Joe BorowskiP6-2 225 R-R 1971-05-04 34Bayonne,New Jersey MLB1990-20081995-2008Marist (Bayonne,NJ)Rutgers U.
1989-32- 823-CHA
 
45Dewon BrazeltonP6-4 214 R-R 1980-06-16 25Tullahoma,Tennessee MLB1999-20102002-2006Tullahoma (Tullahoma,TN)Middle Tennessee St
2001- 1-   3-TBA
 
3Jorge Cantu2B-3B6-1 178 R-R 1982-01-30 23Reynosa,Mexico MLB1999-20172004-2011  
1998-   UDFA-TBA
International  
38Lance CarterP6-1 190 R-R 1974-12-18 30Bradenton,Florida MLB1994-20071999-2006Manatee (Bradenton,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1994-21- 583-KCA
 
17Kevin CashC6-0 185 R-R 1977-12-06 27Tampa,Florida MLB1997-20112002-2010Gaither (Tampa,FL)Florida St
1999-   UDFA-TOR
 
49Jesus ColomeP6-2 170 R-R 1979-03-23 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20152001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
56Tim CorcoranP6-2 200 R-R 1978-04-15 27Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1997-20132005-2007Jackson (Jackson,LA)Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
1996-44-1300-NYN
Free Agent  
2Fernando Cortez2B-SS6-1 170 L-R 1981-08-10 23Stockton,California MLB2001-20112005-2007Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Grossmont Col
2001- 9- 259-TBA
 
13Carl CrawfordLF6-2 219 L-L 1981-08-05 23Houston,Texas MLB1999-20162002-2016Davis (Houston,TX)
1999- 2-  52-TBA
Free Agent  
15Casey FossumP6-1 160 B-L 1978-01-09 27Cherry Hill,New Jersey MLB1997-20152001-2009Midway (Waco,TX)Texas A&M U.
1999- 1-  48-BOS
 
52Lee GardnerP6-0 219 R-R 1975-01-16 30Hartland,Michigan MLB1995-20082002-2008Hartland (Hartland,MI)Central Michigan U.
1998-   UDFA-TBA
 
1Joey GathrightCF5-10 175 L-R 1982-04-22 23Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20132004-2011Bonnabel (Kenner,LA)
2001-32- 949-TBA
Free Agent  
31Jonny GomesDH-RF6-1 205 R-R 1980-11-22 24San Francisco,California MLB2001-20162003-2015Casa Grande (Petaluma,CA)Santa Rosa Junior Col
2001-18- 529-TBA
International  
8Alex Gonzalez3B6-0 200 R-R 1973-04-08 32Miami,Florida MLB1991-20071994-2006Killian (Miami,FL)
1991-13- 354-TOR
 
18Nick Green2B6-0 180 R-R 1978-09-10 26Pensacola,Florida MLB1999-20132004-2013Duluth (Duluth,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1998-32- 971-ATL
Free Agent  
44Toby HallC6-3 205 R-R 1975-10-21 29Tacoma,Washington MLB1997-20112000-2008El Dorado (Placerville,CA)UNLV
1997- 9- 294-TBA
 
58Travis HarperP6-4 195 L-R 1976-05-21 29Harrisonburg,Virginia MLB1995-20062000-2006Circleville (Circleville,WV)James Madison U.
1998-   UDFA-TBA
 
30Mark HendricksonP6-9 230 L-L 1974-06-23 31Mount Vernon,Washington MLB1998-20142002-2011Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon,WA)Washington St, Kent St
1997-20- 599-TOR
Retired  
27Damon HollinsCF-RF5-11 180 R-L 1974-06-12 31Fairfield,California MLB1992-20081998-2006Vallejo (Vallejo,CA)
1992- 4- 117-ATL
 
19Aubrey HuffRF6-4 220 L-R 1976-12-20 28Marion,Ohio MLB1997-20122000-2012Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)Miami, Vernon Col
1998- 5- 162-TBA
Retired  
24Charles JohnsonC6-2 220 R-R 1971-07-20 33Fort Pierce,Florida MLB1990-20051994-2005Westwood (Fort Pierce,FL)Miami
1992- 1-  28-FLO
 
26Scott KazmirP6-1 170 L-L 1984-01-24 21Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172004-2016Cypress Falls (Houston,TX)
2002- 1-  15-NYN
Free Agent  
39Pete LaforestC6-2 209 L-R 1978-01-27 27Hull,Quebec MLB1995-20132003-2007Gatineau (Gatineau,QC)Fort Scott CC
1995-16- 451-MON
 
36Tim LakerC6-3 200 R-R 1969-11-27 35Encino,California MLB1988-20061992-2006Simi Valley (Simi Valley,CA)Oxnard Col
1988- 6- 154-MON
 
16Travis Lee1B6-3 210 L-L 1975-05-26 30San Diego,California MLB1994-20061998-2006Capital (Olympia,WA)San Diego St
1996- 1-   2-MIN
 
23Julio LugoSS6-1 165 R-R 1975-11-16 29Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1995-20112000-2011   Connors St
1994-43-1193-HOU
 
37Seth McClungP6-6 230 R-R 1981-02-07 24Lewisburg,West Virginia MLB1999-20132003-2009Greenbrier East (Lewisburg,WV)
1999- 5- 145-TBA
Free Agent  
51Trever MillerP6-4 195 R-L 1973-05-29 32Louisville,Kentucky MLB1991-20111996-2011Trinity (Louisville,KY)
1991- 1-  41-DET
 
24Eric MunsonDH-3B6-3 220 L-R 1977-10-03 27San Diego,California MLB1997-20112000-2009Mount Carmel (San Diego,CA)USC
1999- 1-   3-DET
 
11,99Hideo NomoP6-2 230 R-R 1968-08-31 36Osaka,Japan MLB1990-20081995-2008  
1995-   UDFA-LAN
 
47Franklin NunezP6-0 170 R-R 1977-01-18 28Nagua,Dom Rep MLB1998-20092004-2005  
1994-   UDFA-LAN
 
54Chad OrvellaP5-11 180 R-R 1980-10-01 24Renton,Washington MLB2002-20092005-2007Eastlake (Sammamish,WA)North Carolina St
2003-13- 368-TBA
 
33Eduardo Perez1B6-4 215 R-R 1969-09-11 35Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1989-20061993-2006Robinson (Santurce,PR)Florida St
1991- 1-  17-CAL
 
21Josh PhelpsDH6-3 220 R-R 1978-05-02 27Anchorage,Alaska MLB1996-20102000-2008Lakeland (Rathdrum,ID)
1996-10- 279-TOR
 
2Alex SanchezCF-RF5-10 180 L-L 1976-08-26 28Havana,Cuba MLB1996-20132001-2005   Miami-Dade Col
1996- 5- 154-TBA
 
10Chris SingletonRF-CF6-2 195 L-L 1972-08-15 32Martinez,California MLB1993-20051999-2005Pinole Valley (Pinole,CA)Nevada
1993- 2-  48-SFN
 
48Jon SwitzerP6-3 190 L-L 1979-08-13 25Bowling Green,Kentucky MLB1999-20092003-2009Clear Lake (Houston,TX)Arizona St
2001- 2-  47-TBA
 
29Reggie TaylorCF6-1 178 L-R 1977-01-12 28Newberry,South Carolina MLB1995-20102000-2005Newberry (Newberry,SC)
1995- 1-  14-PHI
 
40Doug WaechterP6-4 200 R-R 1981-01-28 24St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1999-20092003-2009Northeast (St. Petersburg,FL)
1999- 3-  85-TBA
 
53John WebbP6-3 205 R-R 1979-05-23 26Pensacola,Florida MLB1999-20082004-2005Pensacola (Pensacola,FL)State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota
1999-19- 590-CHN
 
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