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+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Petersburg,FL
Team Record:  70-91   .435
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella
General Manager:   Chuck Lamar
Stadium:  Tropicana Field
Attendance:  1,275,011
Payroll:  $29,556,667
Playoffs:  -

Tampa Bay Rays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Fred McGriff (40)
Youngest Player:  B.J. Upton (19)
Longest Tenure:  Damian Rolls, Aubrey Huff, Toby Hall, Travis Harper (5)
Top Hitter:  Carl Crawford (17)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Hendrickson (46)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Niemann (#4)

Roster Continuity:  56.91%
Top Prospect:   B.J. Upton
American League Standings
NY Yankees10161.623--
Tampa Bay7091.43530.5

Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Danys BaezCleveland Indians200420052$ 6,500,000$ 3.25mClub option for 2006 with $1m buyout
Rocco BaldelliTampa Bay Rays200420041$ 320,000 Renewed
Jose CruzTampa Bay Rays200420052$ 6,000,000$ 3.00m
Aubrey HuffTampa Bay Rays200420063$ 14,500,000$ 4.83m
Eduardo PerezTampa Bay Rays200420052$ 1,700,000$ 0.85m

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