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1998 Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)

+ American League
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W-L Record: 63-99 .389
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 620-751 -131
Manager(s): Larry Rothschild
General Manager: Chuck Lamar
Location: Tampa, Florida
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Payroll: $ 25,317,500 25/30
Attendance: 2,506,293 14/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Josh Pressley (#132) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Frank Howard
Bullpen Coach: Orlando Gomez
Bullpen Coach: Bobby Ramos
First Base Coach: Billy Hatcher
Hitting Coach: Steve Henderson
Pitching Coach: Richard Williams
Third Base Coach: Greg Riddoch

#1 Draft Picks

Mike Kelly (#2), Roberto Hernandez (#16)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11448.704--
9270.56822.0
8874.54326.0
7983.48835.0
6399.38951.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
3Quinton McCrackenCF-LF28   61477179
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59191041107319812.292.335.410745.119.200.3392.6187.7252675
29Fred McGriff1B34   56473160
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33
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019
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817279118290414.284.371.443814.160.309.3271.4929.7250649
13,20Miguel Cairo2B24   51549138
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461982444601129.268.307.367674.099.167.2841.83103.0189558
12Wade Boggs3B40   43551122
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4
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52324654060213.280.348.400748.120.228.3061.1762.1174483
44Paul SorrentoDH32   4354098
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27
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017
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57235413331038.225.313.405718.179.301.2812.4625.6176495
9Bobby Smith3B24   37044102
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3
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11
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55533411060249.276.343.422765.146.243.3603.2433.6156416
2Randy WinnCF24   3385194
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1726122969101102.278.337.367704.089.216.3472.38338.0124379
19Kevin StockerSS28   3363770
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2553278081827.208.282.313595.104.190.2542.9656.0105381
14Dave MartinezRF33   3093179
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11
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03
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2087355224015.256.334.320654.065.181.2981.49103.099347
23John FlahertyC30   3042163
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11
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2405224610439.207.261.273534.066.122.2332.09101.383334
4Aaron LedesmaSS27   2993097
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0299795111428.324.344.398742.074.110.3885.67--119315
24Mike KellyRF-LF28   2793967
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33136228001118.240.295.401696.161.265.3003.6427.9112303
8Mike DiFeliceC29   2481757
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12
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23001556103212.230.274.339613.109.169.2833.7382.784269
10Rich ButlerLF-RF25   2172549
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2042153720034.226.278.364642.138.217.2392.4731.079237
21Bubba TrammellLF-DH26   1992857
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3502164500014.286.338.568906.281.352.3152.8116.6113216
27Jerome WaltonRF-LF32   34411
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003002600001.324.361.412773.088.147.3933.00--1436
20Scott McClain1B-3B26   2022
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0000002610000.100.217.100317.000.100.1433.00--223
17Dave Silvestri3B-DH30   1401
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0000000200001.071.071.071142.000.000.083----114
16Tim LakerC28   511
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0000011100000.200.333.200533.000.000.2501.00--16
80Julio SantanaP24   4000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
30Rolando ArrojoP29   3000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
15Kerry RobinsonLF24   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
27Rick WhiteP29   301
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0000000100001.333.333.333666.000.000.500----13
41Jason JohnsonP24   2000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000-----02
31Tony SaundersP24   202
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----22
32Albie LopezP26   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
45Jim MecirP28   1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
35Dennis SpringerP33   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
Batting Totals1705555562014502674311157912073473110737245338127.261.317.385702.123.217.3062.3450.021366119
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
30Rolando Arrojo29   14123.5632322200202.01958480216515231191.298.690.942.906.772.34
31Tony Saunders24   6154.1331312000192.11919588151111722171.578.950.705.208.061.55
41Wilson Alvarez28   6144.7225250000142.2130787518681074091.388.181.134.286.731.57
80Julio Santana24   564.2432191050140.114472661858603051.449.261.163.733.861.03
35Dennis Springer33   3115.4329171080115.2120777021604660121.559.311.634.663.570.77
43Esteban Yan24   543.846400018188.27841381141776051.347.891.114.157.791.88
28Bryan Rekar26   284.971615101086.29556481621551021.339.831.662.175.692.62
45Jim Mecir28   723.116800023084.0683029633772031.207.290.643.548.252.33
32Albie Lopez26   742.595400012179.2733123732625031.318.210.793.606.981.94
39Roberto Hernandez33   264.0667000582671.1553332541551051.356.970.635.206.971.34
27Rick White29   263.783830012068.2663229823393021.298.611.043.005.091.70
41Jason Johnson24   255.701313000060.0743838927362031.6811.101.354.055.401.33
37Scott Aldred30   003.77480008031.1331313112212021.459.580.293.486.101.75
46Dan Carlson28   007.50100001017.225151538160031.8312.501.504.008.002.00
55Rick Gorecki24   124.7633000016.2159911071001.477.940.535.293.710.70
52Ramon Tatis25   0013.50220007011.223191821651113.2517.251.5012.003.750.31
36Terrell Wade25   114.9122000010.214663281001.4511.452.451.646.554.00
36,53Matt Ruebel28   026.007100108.211763460001.6711.003.004.006.001.50
28Eddie Gaillard27   005.636000107.24553350000.884.503.383.385.631.67
13Mike Duvall23   006.753000004.04330210001.509.000.004.502.250.50
48Dave Eiland31   0118.001100002.26660310003.0018.000.009.003.000.33
57Brad Pennington29   00-1000000111030000------
Batting Totals63994.355721627215528144314257516981716431008433811.438.891.074.016.291.57
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John FlahertyC915424542.9930.00
Mike DiFeliceC844835248.9930.00
Tim LakerC250001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Fred McGriff1B1351150816140.9950.00
Paul Sorrento1B27219240221.0000.00
Scott McClain1B524411.9660.00
Aaron Ledesma1B240011.0000.00
Dave Martinez1B110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Miguel Cairo2B14827842916109.9780.00
Aaron Ledesma2B193954210.9790.00
Bobby Smith2B6111913.9680.00
Dave Silvestri2B245011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bobby Smith3B9771164911.9630.00
Wade Boggs3B7852131512.9730.00
Aaron Ledesma3B75620.8460.00
Scott McClain3B322001.0000.00
Dave Silvestri3B311001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin StockerSS1101863351181.9790.00
Aaron LedesmaSS58103167851.9710.00
Bobby SmithSS772034.9000.00
Dave SilvestriSS10310.7500.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Quinton McCrackenLF58106611.9910.00
Mike KellyLF43782011.0000.00
Rich ButlerLF39702001.0000.00
Bubba TrammellLF23332001.0000.00
Randy WinnLF16183001.0000.00
Paul SorrentoLF430001.0000.00
Jerome WaltonLF4102001.0000.00
Kerry RobinsonLF240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Quinton McCrackenCF1032381222.9920.00
Randy WinnCF70165330.9820.00
Dave MartinezCF230001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Dave MartinezRF85158911.9940.00
Mike KellyRF51582001.0000.00
Rich ButlerRF22433011.0000.00
Bubba TrammellRF16171001.0000.00
Paul SorrentoRF14270001.0000.00
Randy WinnRF129111.9090.00
Jerome WaltonRF430001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jim MecirP6884916021.0002.68
Roberto HernandezP67714910.9291.65
Esteban YanP648891111.9522.04
Albie LopezP5479316001.0002.16
Scott AldredP483137021.0002.89
Rick WhiteP386851121.8892.11
Rolando ArrojoP32202174045.9342.54
Julio SantanaP3214051120.8891.03
Tony SaundersP31192121814.9681.41
Dennis SpringerP29115711021.0001.41
Wilson AlvarezP2514256011.0000.70
Ramon TatisP221114011.0004.02
Bryan RekarP168612720.9051.98
Jason JohnsonP136024001.0000.90
Dan CarlsonP101711001.0001.05
Matt RuebelP7810001.0001.10
Eddie GaillardP6701001.0001.25
Mike DuvallP3421001.0006.75
Rick GoreckiP31602001.0001.11
Terrell WadeP2100000.0000.00
Dave EilandP120000.0000.00
Brad PenningtonP100000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Paul SorrentoDH86.0000.00
Wade BoggsDH33.0000.00
Bubba TrammellDH19.0000.00
Fred McGriffDH14.0000.00
Bobby SmithDH7.0000.00
Mike KellyDH6.0000.00
Aaron LedesmaDH6.0000.00
Jerome WaltonDH3.0000.00
Miguel CairoDH2.0000.00
Dave SilvestriDH2.0000.00
Tim LakerDH1.0000.00
Dave MartinezDH1.0000.00


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