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1997 Orlando Rays (AA)

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Parent Organization: Chicago Cubs
W-L Record: 63-75 .457
Rank: 4th in Southern League East
Run Differential: 733-759 -26
Manager(s): Dave Trembley
Location: Orlando, Florida
Ballpark: Tinker Field
Attendance: 147,241 8/10
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Manny Trillo
Pitching Coach: Stan Kyles

#1 Draft Picks

Kerry Wood (#4), Jon Ratliff (#24), Kevin Orie (#29), Shawn Livesey (#29)
Southern League East Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1997 Orlando Rays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Juan BallaraC6-2150R-R25Not draftedAA--
    -Richie BarkerP6-2220R-R24CHN: 1994-37-1030MLB--
    -Darold BrownP6-0175L-L23ATL: 1993-23-656AA--
    -Earl ByrneP6-1180L-L24Not draftedAAA--
    -Pat ClineC6-4230R-R22CHN: 1993-6-166AAA--
    -Darron CoxC6-1205R-R29CIN: 1989-5-134MLB--
    -Cesar DevarezC5-10175R-R27Not draftedMLB--
    -Dee Dowler2B-OF5-9185R-R25CHN: 1993-52-1415AAA--
    -Courtney DuncanP6-0180L-R22CHN: 1996-20-592MLB--
    -Kevin EllisOF6-0220R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Franklin FontIF5-10190R-R19Not draftedAA--
    -Trey ForkerwaySS5-10180R-R26Not draftedAA--
    -Ricky Freeman1B6-4210R-R25CHN: 1994-19-526AAA--
    -Alfredo GarciaP6-4175B-R23CHN: 1993-19-530AAA--
    -Marty GazarekOF6-2205R-R24CHN: 1994-12-330AAA--
    -Brandon HammackP6-5240R-R24CHN: 1995-21-567AA--
    -Lee HancockP6-4215L-L30SEA: 1988-4-97MLB--
    -Jason HartP6-0210R-R25Not draftedAAA--
    -Vee HightowerOF6-5215B-R25CHN: 1993-3-82AA--
    -Terry JosephOF5-10190R-R23CHN: 1995-13-343AA--
    -Shawn LiveseySS5-11180B-R23HOU: 1991-1-29AA--
    -Curt LyonsP6-5230R-R22CIN: 1992-6-157MLB--
    -Jason Maxwell2B-3B6-1180R-R25CHN: 1993-74-1667MLB--
    -Rod McCall1B6-7235L-R25CLE: 1990-9-244AAA--
    -Brian McNicholP6-5225L-L23CHN: 1995-2-34MLB--
    -Mike MicucciC5-11190L-R24CHN: 1994-51-1371AA--
    -Jose MolinaC6-1215R-R22CHN: 1993-14-390MLB-Free Agent
    -Bobby Morris3B6-0175L-R24CHN: 1993-9-250AA--
    -Scott MotenP6-1195R-R25MIN: 1991-29-752AAA--
    -Bryant Nelson2B-LF5-10205B-R23HOU: 1993-44-1230MLB--
    -Phil NortonP6-1185B-L21CHN: 1996-10-292MLB--
    -Raymond Nunez3B6-0150R-R24Not draftedAAA--
    -Kevin Orie3B6-4215R-R24CHN: 1993-1-29MLB--
    -Mark PetersonP5-11195L-L26SFN: 1992-13-355AAA--
    -Jeff PierceP6-1190R-R28UDFAMLB--
    -Matt PoolP6-5190R-R23COL: 1994-16-434AA--
    -Bo PorterLF-RF6-2195R-R24CHN: 1993-40-1118MLB--
    -Steve RainP6-6260R-R22CHN: 1993-11-306MLB--
    -Jon RatliffP6-4195R-R25CHN: 1993-1-24MLB--
    -Chad RickettsP6-5225R-R22CHN: 1995-9-231AAA--
    -Lagrande RussellP6-2175R-R26SEA: 1990-17-458AAA--
    -Scott SamuelsOF5-11190L-R26FLO: 1992-9-264AAA--
    -Justin SpeierP6-4205R-R23CHN: 1995-55-1452MLB--
    -Brian StephensonP6-3210R-R23CHN: 1994-2-49AA--
    -Kevin TapaniP6-1190R-R33OAK: 1986-2-40MLB--
    -Amaury TelemacoP6-3222R-R23Not draftedMLB--
    -Greg TwiggsP5-11165R-L25CHN: 1993-54-1457AAA--
    -Wade WalkerP6-1190R-R25CHN: 1993-16-446AA--
    -Rick WhiteP6-4215R-R28PIT: 1990-15-403MLB--
    -Harold Williams1B6-4200L-L26CHA: 1993-26-733AAA--
    -Chris Wimmer2B5-11175R-R26SFN: 1992-8-215AAA--
    -Kerry WoodP6-5230R-R20CHN: 1995-1-4MLB-Retired
    -Steve WorrellP6-2200L-L27CHA: 1992-18-512AAA--

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