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2005 Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 750-936 -186
Roster Continuity 53.14% 27/30
Manager(s): Lou Piniella
General Manager: Chuck Lamar (2005-10-06), Andrew Friedman
Location: Tampa, Florida
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Payroll: $ 29,679,067 30/30
Attendance: 1,124,189 30/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Wade Townsend (#8) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Don Zimmer
Bench Coach: John McLaren
Bullpen Coach: Matt Sinatro
First Base Coach: Billy Hatcher
Hitting Coach: Lee Elia
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Tom Foley

#1 Draft Picks

Travis Lee (#2), Eric Munson (#3), Dewon Brazelton (#3), Reggie Taylor (#14), Scott Kazmir (#15), Eduardo Perez (#17), Charles Johnson (#28), Trever Miller (#41), Casey Fossum (#48)
American League East 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 Tampa Bay Rays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    28Danys BaezP6-4225R-R272001Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    97Joe BeimelP6-2201L-L282001PIT: 1998-18-538MLB-Free Agent
    41Rob BellP6-5226R-R282000ATL: 1995-3-85MLBWashington Nationals
    48Joe BorowskiP6-2225R-R341995CHA: 1989-32-823MLBCleveland Indians
    45Dewon BrazeltonP6-4214R-R252002TBA: 2001-1-3MLBSan Diego Padres
    3Jorge Cantu2B-3B6-1178R-R232004Not draftedMLB-Int
    38Lance CarterP6-1190R-R301999KCA: 1994-21-583MLBTampa Bay Rays
    17Kevin CashC6-0185R-R272002Not draftedMLBNew York Yankees
    49Jesus ColomeP6-2170R-R262001UDFAMLBSeattle Mariners
    56Tim CorcoranP6-2200R-R272005NYN: 1996-44-1300MLB-Free Agent
    2Fernando CortezIF6-1170L-R232005TBA: 2001-9-259MLBKansas City Royals
    13Carl CrawfordLF6-2219L-L232002TBA: 1999-2-52MLB-Free Agent
    15Casey FossumP6-1160B-L272001BOS: 1999-1-48MLBBaltimore Orioles
    52Lee GardnerP6-0219R-R302002Not draftedMLBFlorida Marlins
    1Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R232004TBA: 2001-32-949MLB-Free Agent
    31Jonny GomesLF6-1205R-R242003TBA: 2001-18-529MLB-Int
    8Alex GonzalezSS6-0200R-R321994TOR: 1991-13-354MLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    18Nick GreenSS-2B6-0180R-R262004ATL: 1998-32-971MLB-Free Agent
    44Toby HallC6-3205R-R292000TBA: 1997-9-294MLBHouston Astros
    58Travis HarperP6-4195L-R292000UDFAMLBTampa Bay Rays
    30Mark HendricksonP6-9230L-L312002TOR: 1997-20-599MLB-Retired
    27Damon HollinsLF-RF5-11180R-L311998ATL: 1992-4-117MLBTampa Bay Rays
    19Aubrey Huff1B6-4220L-R282000TBA: 1998-5-162MLB-Retired
    24Charles JohnsonC6-2220R-R331994FLO: 1992-1-28MLBFlorida Marlins
    26Scott KazmirP6-1170L-L212004NYN: 2002-1-15MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    39Pete LaforestC6-2209L-R272003MON: 1995-16-451MLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    36Tim LakerC6-3200R-R351992MON: 1988-6-154MLBCleveland Indians
    16Travis Lee1B6-3210L-L301998MIN: 1996-1-2MLBTampa Bay Rays
    23Julio LugoSS-3B6-1165R-R292000HOU: 1994-43-1193MLBAtlanta Braves
    37Seth McClungP6-6230R-R242003TBA: 1999-5-145MLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    51Trever MillerP6-4195R-L321996DET: 1991-1-41MLBChicago Cubs
    24Eric Munson3B6-3220L-R272000DET: 1999-1-3MLBSan Diego Padres
    11,99Hideo NomoP6-2230R-R361995Not draftedMLBKansas City Royals
    47Franklin NunezP6-0170R-R282004Not draftedMLBTampa Bay Rays
    54Chad OrvellaP5-11180R-R242005TBA: 2003-13-368MLBTampa Bay Rays
    33Eduardo Perez1B-3B6-4215R-R351993CAL: 1991-1-17MLBAtlanta Braves
    21Josh Phelps1B-C6-3220R-R272000TOR: 1996-10-279MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    2Alex Sanchez1B5-10180L-L282001TBA: 1996-5-154MLB-Free Agent
    10Chris SingletonCF6-2195L-L321999SFN: 1993-2-48MLBTampa Bay Rays
    48Jon SwitzerP6-3190L-L252003TBA: 2001-2-47MLBHouston Astros
    29Reggie TaylorCF-LF6-1178L-R282000PHI: 1995-1-14MLBTampa Bay Rays
    40Doug WaechterP6-4200R-R242003TBA: 1999-3-85MLBKansas City Royals
    53John WebbP6-3205R-R262004CHN: 1999-19-590MLBTampa Bay Rays

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