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2003 Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 63-99 .389
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 715-852 -137
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Chuck Lamar
Location: Tampa, Florida
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Payroll: $ 19,630,000 30/30
Attendance: 1,058,695 29/30
Playoffs: -
Top Draft Pick: Delmon Young (#1) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John McLaren
Bullpen Coach: Matt Sinatro
First Base Coach: Billy Hatcher
Hitting Coach: Lee Elia
Pitching Coach: Chris Bosio
Spring Training Coach: Joe Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Tom Foley

#1 Draft Picks

Ben Grieve (#2), Travis Lee (#2), Dewon Brazelton (#3), Rocco Baldelli (#6), Bobby Seay (#12), Jason Tyner (#21), Damian Rolls (#23), Jeff Liefer (#25), Nick Bierbrodt (#30), Jason Standridge (#31), Jim Parque (#46)
American League East Standings
Full League 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 2003 Tampa Bay Rays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    3Brent Abernathy2B6-1185R-R252001TOR: 1996-2-44MLB--
    8Marlon Anderson2B5-11198L-R291998PHI: 1995-2-42MLB--
    37Brandon BackeP6-0185R-R252002TBA: 1998-18-552MLB--
    5Rocco BaldelliCF6-4183R-R212003TBA: 2000-1-6MLB--
    41Rob BellP6-5226R-R262000ATL: 1995-3-85MLB--
    32Nick BierbrodtP6-5190L-L252001ARI: 1996-1-30MLB--
    45Dewon BrazeltonP6-4214R-R232002TBA: 2001-1-3MLB--
    38Lance CarterP6-1190R-R281999KCA: 1994-21-583MLB--
    49Jesus ColomeP6-2170R-R242001UDFAMLB--
    13Carl CrawfordLF6-2219L-L212002TBA: 1999-2-52MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    25Matt DiazLF-OF6-1206R-R252003TBA: 1999-17-505MLB-Retired
    25Damion Easley2B5-11185R-R331992CAL: 1988-30-767MLB--
    2Felix EscalonaSS-2B6-0196R-R242002UDFAMLB--
    50Chad GaudinP5-11165R-R202003TBA: 2001-34-1009MLBLos Angeles Dodgers7-day DL
    60Jonny GomesLF6-1205R-R222003TBA: 2001-18-529MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    54Jeremi GonzalezP6-2210R-R281997UDFAMLB--
    18Ben GrieveRF-LF6-4230L-R271997OAK: 1994-1-2MLB--
    44Toby HallC6-3205R-R272000TBA: 1997-9-294MLB--
    58Travis HarperP6-4195L-R272000BOS: 1997-3-101MLB--
    19Aubrey Huff1B6-4220L-R262000TBA: 1998-5-162MLB-Retired
    17Joe KennedyP6-4225R-L242001TBA: 1998-8-252MLB--
    39Pete LaforestC6-2209L-R252003MON: 1995-16-451MLB--
    16Travis Lee1B6-3210L-L281998MIN: 1996-1-2MLB--
    40Al LevineP6-3198R-R351996CHA: 1991-11-307MLB--
    36Jeff Liefer1B-LF6-3195L-R281999CHA: 1995-1-25MLB--
    24George LombardCF-LF6-0202L-R271998ATL: 1994-2-62MLB--
    23Julio LugoSS-3B6-1165R-R272000HOU: 1994-43-1193MLB--
    46Mark MalaskaP6-3210L-L252003TBA: 2000-8-226MLB--
    9Al MartinLF6-2214L-L351992ATL: 1985-8-198MLB--
    37Seth McClungP6-6230R-R222003TBA: 1999-5-145MLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    10Rey OrdonezSS5-9159R-R301996UDFAMLB--
    28,40Jim ParqueOF5-11165L-L271998CHA: 1997-1-46MLB-Free Agent
    39Steve ParrisP6-0195R-R351995PHI: 1989-5-116MLB--
    1Antonio PerezSS-3B5-11175R-R232003UDFAMLB--
    32Adam PiattLF-RF6-2195R-R272000OAK: 1997-8-245MLB--
    57Carlos ReyesP6-1190B-R341994UDFAMLB--
    48John RockerP6-4225R-L281998ATL: 1993-18-516MLB--
    33Damian Rolls3B-RF6-2205R-R252000LAN: 1996-1-23MLB--
    26Jared Sandberg3B6-3185R-R252001TBA: 1996-16-484MLB--
    27Bobby SeayP6-2221L-L252001CHA: 1996-1-12MLB--
    22Terry Shumpert2B-3B6-2195R-R361990KCA: 1987-2-41MLB--
    3Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R252001TBA: 1996-43-1287MLB--
    59Jorge SosaP6-2180B-R252002UDFAMLB--
    53Jason StandridgeP6-4217R-R242001TBA: 1997-1-31MLB--
    43Jon SwitzerP6-3190L-L232003TBA: 2001-2-47MLB--
    35Chris Truby3B6-2190R-R292000UDFAMLB--
    11Jason TynerLF-CF6-1170L-L262000NYN: 1998-1-21MLB--
    20Javier ValentinC5-10200B-R271997MIN: 1993-3-93MLB--
    43Mike VenafroP5-10180L-L291999TEX: 1995-29-794MLB--
    40Doug WaechterP6-4200R-R222003TBA: 1999-3-85MLB--
    47Victor ZambranoP6-0190R-R272001UDFAMLB--

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