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2005 TAMPA BAY RAYS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Petersburg,FL
Team Record:  67-95   .414
Result:   5th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Lou Piniella
General Manager:   Chuck Lamar
Stadium:  Tropicana Field
Attendance:  1,124,189
Payroll:  $29,679,067
Playoffs:  -

Tampa Bay Rays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hideo Nomo (36)
Youngest Player:  Scott Kazmir (21)
Longest Tenure:  Travis Harper, Toby Hall, Aubrey Huff (6)
Top Hitter:  Carl Crawford (21)
Top Pitcher:  Scott Kazmir (18)
Top Draft Pick:  Wade Townsend (#8)

Roster Continuity:  53.14%
Top Prospect:   Delmon Young
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Boston9567.586--
NY Yankees9567.5860.0
Toronto8082.49415.0
Baltimore7488.45721.0
Tampa Bay6795.41428.0

TEAM INFORMATION
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 $1m buyout
Joe BeimelTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Minor League contract
Rob BellTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 800,000 
Joe BorowskiChicago Cubs200420052$ 4,300,000$ 2.15mavoided arbitration
Dewon BrazeltonTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 1,124,000 
Jorge CantuTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 316,900 
Lance CarterTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Kevin CashTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 327,500 
Jesus ColomeTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 600,000 
Tim CorcoranTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
Fernando CortezTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Carl CrawfordTampa Bay Rays200520084$ 15,250,000$ 3.81mClub options for 2009 and 2010
Casey FossumTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 950,000 
Lee GardnerTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Joey GathrightTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Jonny GomesTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Alex GonzalezTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 1,750,000 
Nick GreenTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 325,000 
Toby HallTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 1,950,000 
Travis HarperTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 745,000 
Mark HendricksonTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 362,500 
Damon HollinsTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
Aubrey HuffTampa Bay Rays200420063$ 14,500,000$ 4.83m
Charles JohnsonFlorida Marlins200120055$ 35,000,000$ 7.00m
Scott KazmirTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 316,000 
Pete LaforestTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Tim LakerTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Minor League Contract
Travis LeeTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 1,300,000 
Julio LugoTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 3,250,000 
Seth McClungTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 320,000 
Trever MillerTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 1,100,000 Avoided arbitration
Eric MunsonMinnesota Twins200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
Hideo NomoTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 800,000 minor league contract
Franklin NunezTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 316,000 
Chad OrvellaTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Eduardo PerezTampa Bay Rays200420052$ 1,700,000$ 0.85m
Josh PhelpsTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 800,000 
Alex SanchezDetroit Tigers200520051$ 316,000 
Chris SingletonTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 550,000 
Jon SwitzerTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
Reggie TaylorTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
Doug WaechterTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 
John WebbTampa Bay Rays200520051$ 300,000 



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