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2005 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in American League Central
Run Differential: 723-787 -64
Roster Continuity 71.00% 8/30
Manager(s): Alan Trammell
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 69,092,000 15/30
Attendance: 2,024,505 21/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Cameron Maybin (#10) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Kirk Gibson
Bench Coach: Bruce Fields
Bullpen Coach: Lance Parrish
First Base Coach: Mick Kelleher
Hitting Coach: Bruce Fields
Hitting Coach: Kirk Gibson
Pitching Coach: Bob Cluck
Third Base Coach: Juan Samuel

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Verlander (#2), Dmitri Young (#4), Jason Grilli (#4), Carlos Pena (#10), Matt Ginter (#22), Rondell White (#24), Jeremy Bonderman (#26)
American League Central 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 2005 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Jeremy BondermanP6-0210R-R222003OAK: 2001-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    43Roman ColonP6-3170R-R252004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    52Doug CreekP6-0210L-L361995SLN: 1991-7-181MLB--
    51Vic DarensbourgP5-10165L-L341998KCA: 1989-53-1325MLB--
    57Craig DingmanP6-4215R-R312000NYA: 1993-36-1009MLB--
    53Sean DouglassP6-6200R-R262001BAL: 1997-2-73MLB--
    44Kyle FarnsworthP6-4215R-R291999CHN: 1994-47-1290MLBHouston AstrosMinors
    62Franklyn GermanP6-4170R-R252002Not draftedMLB--
    39Tony GiarratanoSS6-0180B-R222005DET: 2003-3-70MLB--
    34Matt GinterP6-1220R-R272000CHA: 1999-1-22MLB--
    43Alexis GomezRF-LF6-2160L-L262002Not draftedMLB--
    50Andrew GoodP6-2195R-R252003ARI: 1998-8-253MLB--
    28Curtis GrandersonCF-LF6-1180L-R242004DET: 2002-3-80MLB-Free Agent
    49Jason GrilliP6-4185R-R282000SFN: 1997-1-4MLB-Free Agent
    9Carlos Guillen2B6-1180B-R291998Not draftedMLB--
    4Bobby HigginsonLF-RF5-11195L-R341995DET: 1992-12-336MLB--
    49Kevin Hooper2B5-9155R-R282005FLO: 1999-8-236MLB--
    20Omar Infante2B5-9150R-R232002UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    15Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R282001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    21Jason JohnsonP6-6235R-R311997Not draftedMLB--
    39Jason KarnuthP6-2190R-R292001SLN: 1997-8-254MLB--
    41Wil LedezmaP6-3152L-L242003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    19Nook LoganCF6-2180B-R252004DET: 2000-3-78MLB--
    46Mike MarothP6-0180L-L272002BOS: 1998-3-85MLB--
    14Ramon MartinezSS-2B6-1187R-R321998Not draftedMLB--
    36John McDonaldSS-3B5-11175R-R301999CLE: 1996-12-363MLB-Retired
    27Craig MonroeLF-RF6-1195R-R282001TEX: 1995-8-206MLB--
    30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0200R-R311997Not draftedMLB-Retired
    12Carlos Pena1B-DH6-2210L-L272001TEX: 1998-1-10MLB-Free Agent
    40Troy PercivalP6-3238R-R351995CAL: 1990-6-179MLB--
    14Placido Polanco3B5-10168R-R291998SLN: 1994-19-530MLB-Free Agent
    37Nate RobertsonP6-2215L-R272002FLO: 1999-5-146MLB-Free Agent
    56Fernando RodneyP5-11170R-R242002UDFAMLBMinnesota TwinsMLB-Active
    7Ivan RodriguezC5-9205R-R331991Not draftedMLB--
    31Chris Shelton1B-C6-0200R-R252004PIT: 2001-33-984MLB--
    17Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R272001TBA: 1996-43-1288MLB--
    48Chris SpurlingP6-5228R-R282003NYA: 1997-41-1246MLB--
    33Marcus ThamesLF6-2205R-R282002NYA: 1996-30-899MLB--
    74Ugueth UrbinaP6-0205R-R311995Not draftedMLB--
    59Justin VerlanderP6-5200R-R222005DET: 2004-1-2MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    -Jamie WalkerP6-2190L-L331997HOU: 1992-10-265MLB--
    24Rondell WhiteLF-CF6-0210R-R331993MON: 1990-1-24MLB--
    26Vance WilsonC5-11190R-R322000NYN: 1993-44-1226MLB--
    50Mark WoodyardP6-2185R-R262005DET: 2000-4-108MLB--
    25Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2235B-R311996SLN: 1991-1-4MLB--

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