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2006 Tampa Bay RaysSeason Roster
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Russell Branyan played for the 2006 Tampa Bay Rays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameDevil Rays
LocationTampa,Florida
Record61-101 (5th in American League East)League Rank14thMLB Rank30th
BallparkTropicana Field
ManagerJoe MaddonGeneral ManagerAndrew Friedman
CoachesMike Butcher (Pitching Coach), Billy Evers (Bench Coach), Tom Foley (Third Base Coach), Steve Henderson (Hitting Coach), George Hendrick (First Base Coach), Bobby Ramos (Bullpen Coach), Don Zimmer (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEvan Longoria (#3)
Payroll$35,417,967 (Rank: 29th)
Attendance1,368,950 (Rank: 29th)
Minor League AffiliatesDurham Bulls (AAA) 64-78 ... Montgomery Biscuits (AA) 77-62 ... Visalia Oaks (A+) 75-65 ... Southwest Michigan Devil Rays (A) 62-77 ... Hudson Valley Renegades (A-) 30-43 ... Princeton Devil Rays (Rk) 28-36 ...
Years Available1998-2019

Team History -- 2006 Statistics -- 2006 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2006 Tampa Bay Rays.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2006 baseball season.

2006 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)
5Rocco BaldelliCF6-4 183 R-R 1981-09-25 24Woonsocket,Rhode Island MLB2000-20102003-2010Bishop Hendricken (Warwick,RI)
2000- 1-   6-TBA
 
29Russell BranyanRF6-3 195 L-R 1975-12-19 30Warner Robins,Georgia MLB1994-20141998-2011Stratford Academy (Macon,GA)
1994- 7- 185-CLE
Free Agent  
24Sean Burroughs3B6-2 200 L-R 1980-09-12 25Atlanta,Georgia MLB1999-20172002-2012Wilson (Long Beach,CA)
1998- 1-   9-SDN
Free Agent  
59Shawn CampP6-1 200 R-R 1975-11-18 30Fairfax,Virginia MLB1996-20142004-2014Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax,VA)George Mason U., North Alabama
1997-16- 500-SDN
Free Agent  
3Jorge Cantu2B6-1 178 R-R 1982-01-30 24Reynosa,Mexico MLB1999-20172004-2011  
1998-   UDFA-TBA
International  
39Jason ChildersP6-0 165 R-R 1975-01-13 31Statesboro,Georgia MLB1997-20102006-2006Westside (Augusta,GA)Kennesaw St
1997-   UDFA-MIL
 
49Jesus ColomeP6-2 170 R-R 1979-03-23 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1994-20152001-2010  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
56Tim CorcoranP6-2 200 R-R 1978-04-15 28Baton Rouge,Louisiana MLB1997-20132005-2007Jackson (Jackson,LA)Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
1996-44-1300-NYN
Free Agent  
13Carl CrawfordLF6-2 219 L-L 1981-08-05 24Houston,Texas MLB1999-20162002-2016Davis (Houston,TX)
1999- 2-  52-TBA
Free Agent  
47Scott DunnP6-3 195 R-R 1978-05-23 28San Antonio,Texas MLB1997-20072004-2006Churchill (San Antonio,TX)Texas
1999-10- 308-CIN
 
15Casey FossumP6-1 160 B-L 1978-01-09 28Cherry Hill,New Jersey MLB1997-20152001-2009Midway (Waco,TX)Texas A&M U.
1999- 1-  48-BOS
 
4Joey GathrightCF5-10 175 L-R 1982-04-22 24Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20132004-2011Bonnabel (Kenner,LA)
2001-32- 949-TBA
Free Agent  
31Jonny GomesDH6-1 205 R-R 1980-11-22 25San Francisco,California MLB2001-20162003-2015Casa Grande (Petaluma,CA)Santa Rosa Junior Col
2001-18- 529-TBA
International  
18Nick GreenSS6-0 180 R-R 1978-09-10 27Pensacola,Florida MLB1999-20132004-2013Duluth (Duluth,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1998-32- 971-ATL
Free Agent  
44Toby HallC6-3 205 R-R 1975-10-21 30Tacoma,Washington MLB1997-20112000-2008El Dorado (Placerville,CA)UNLV
1997- 9- 294-TBA
 
49Jason HammelP6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 23Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018South Kitsap (Port Orchard,WA)Treasure Valley CC
2002-10- 284-TBA
Retired  
38Travis HarperP6-4 195 L-R 1976-05-21 30Harrisonburg,Virginia MLB1995-20062000-2006Circleville (Circleville,WV)James Madison U.
1998-   UDFA-TBA
 
43Chad HarvilleP5-9 180 R-R 1976-09-16 29Selmer,Tennessee MLB1995-20071999-2006Hardin County (Savannah,TN)Memphis
1997- 2-  63-OAK
 
30Mark HendricksonP6-9 230 L-L 1974-06-23 32Mount Vernon,Washington MLB1998-20142002-2011Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon,WA)Washington St, Kent St
1997-20- 599-TOR
Retired  
27Damon HollinsRF5-11 180 R-L 1974-06-12 32Fairfield,California MLB1992-20081998-2006Vallejo (Vallejo,CA)
1992- 4- 117-ATL
 
39JP HowellP6-0 180 L-L 1983-04-25 23Modesto,California MLB2002-20182005-2017Jesuit (Carmichael,CA)USC, Texas
2004- 1-  31-KCA
Free Agent  
19Aubrey Huff3B6-4 220 L-R 1976-12-20 29Marion,Ohio MLB1997-20122000-2012Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)Miami, Vernon Col
1998- 5- 162-TBA
Retired  
36Edwin JacksonP6-3 190 R-R 1983-09-09 22Neu-Ulm,Germany MLB2001-20192003-2019Shaw (Columbus,GA)
2001- 6- 190-LAN
Free Agent  
26Scott KazmirP6-1 170 L-L 1984-01-24 22Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172004-2016Cypress Falls (Houston,TX)
2002- 1-  15-NYN
Free Agent  
16Travis Lee1B6-3 210 L-L 1975-05-26 31San Diego,California MLB1994-20061998-2006Capital (Olympia,WA)San Diego St
1996- 1-   2-MIN
 
68,45Julio LugoSS6-1 165 R-R 1975-11-16 30Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1995-20112000-2011   Connors St
1994-43-1193-HOU
 
23Ruddy LugoP6-0 190 R-R 1980-05-22 26Barahona,Dom Rep MLB1999-20132006-2007Xaverian (Brooklyn,NY)
1999- 3-  94-MIL
 
37Seth McClungP6-6 230 R-R 1981-02-07 25Lewisburg,West Virginia MLB1999-20132003-2009Greenbrier East (Lewisburg,WV)
1999- 5- 145-TBA
Free Agent  
46Brian MeadowsP6-4 220 R-R 1975-11-21 30Montgomery,Alabama MLB1979-20061998-2006Charles Henderson (Troy,AL)
1994- 3-  70-FLO
 
33Dan MiceliP6-0 216 R-R 1970-09-09 35Newark,New Jersey MLB1990-20091993-2006Dr. Phillips (Orlando,FL)
1990-   UDFA-KCA
 
30Dioner NavarroC5-10 189 B-R 1984-02-09 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2001-20192004-2016  
2000-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
14Greg NortonDH-RF6-1 205 B-R 1972-07-06 33San Leandro,California MLB1991-20091996-2009Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland,CA)Oklahoma
1993- 2-  59-CHA
 
62,10Luis OrdazSS5-11 170 R-R 1975-08-12 30Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1993-20101997-2006  
1992-   UDFA--
 
54Chad OrvellaP5-11 180 R-R 1980-10-01 25Renton,Washington MLB2002-20092005-2007Eastlake (Sammamish,WA)North Carolina St
2003-13- 368-TBA
 
8Josh PaulC6-1 185 R-R 1975-05-19 31Evanston,Illinois MLB1994-20081999-2007Buffalo Grove (Buffalo Grove,IL)Vanderbilt U.
1996- 2-  47-CHA
 
9Tomas Perez3B-SS5-11 177 B-R 1973-12-29 32Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB1993-20081995-2008John Burroughs (Burbank,CA)
1998-45-1333-MON
 
32Shawn RiggansC6-2 190 R-R 1980-07-25 25Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB2001-20112006-2009St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Treasure Valley CC, Florida International U.
2000-24- 706-TBA
 
53Juan SalasP6-2 194 R-R 1978-11-07 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1999-20092006-2008  
1998-   UDFA-TBA
 
98Jae-weong SeoP6-1 218 R-R 1977-05-24 29Kwanju,Korea MLB1998-20072002-2007  
1998-   UDFA-NYN
 
50James ShieldsP6-3 190 R-R 1981-12-20 24Newhall,California MLB2001-20182006-2018Hart (Newhall,CA)
2000-16- 466-TBA
Free Agent  
41Brian StokesP6-1 203 R-R 1979-09-07 26Pomona,California MLB1999-20112006-2010Jurupa Valley (Mira Loma,CA)Riverside CC
1998-   UDFA-TBA
 
52Jon SwitzerP6-3 190 L-L 1979-08-13 26Bowling Green,Kentucky MLB1999-20092003-2009Clear Lake (Houston,TX)Arizona St
2001- 2-  47-TBA
 
2B.J. Upton3B6-2 170 R-R 1984-08-21 21Norfolk,Virginia MLB2003-20172004-2016Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)
2002- 1-   2-TBA
Free Agent  
40Doug WaechterP6-4 200 R-R 1981-01-28 25St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1999-20092003-2009Northeast (St. Petersburg,FL)
1999- 3-  85-TBA
 
51Tyler WalkerP6-3 237 R-R 1976-05-15 30San Francisco,California MLB1995-20112002-2010University (San Francisco,CA)California
1997- 2-  58-NYN
 
21Ty Wigginton1B-2B6-0 210 R-R 1977-10-11 28San Diego,California MLB1996-20132002-2013Chula Vista (Chula Vista,CA)UNC Asheville
1998-17- 514-NYN
Free Agent  
24Kevin WittDH6-4 210 L-R 1976-01-05 30High Point,North Carolina MLB1994-20071998-2006Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville,FL)
1994- 1-  28-TOR
 
35Delmon YoungRF6-2 200 R-R 1985-09-14 20Camarillo,California MLB2004-20152006-2015Camarillo (Camarillo,CA)
2003- 1-   1-TBA
Free Agent  
18Ben ZobristSS6-3 200 B-R 1981-05-26 25Eureka,Illinois MLB2004-20192006-2019Eureka (Eureka,IL)Dallas Baptist U., Olivet Nazarene U.
2004- 6- 184-HOU
Free Agent  
49 Players