2005 BALTIMORE ORIOLES

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Baltimore,MD
Team Record:  74-88   .457
Result:   4th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Lee Mazzilli, Sam Perlozzo
General Manager:   Jim Beattie, Mike Flanagan
Stadium:  Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Attendance:  2,624,804
Payroll:  $73,914,333
Playoffs:  -

Baltimore Orioles affiliate history
Oldest Player:  B.J. Surhoff (40)
Youngest Player:  Hayden Penn (20)
Longest Tenure:  B.J. Ryan, Luis Matos (6)
Top Hitter:  Miguel Tejada (10)
Top Pitcher:  Rodrigo Lopez (26)
Top Draft Pick:  Brandon Snyder (#13)

Roster Continuity:  75.95%
Top Prospect:   Nick Markakis
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
James BaldwinTexas Rangers200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
Rick BauerBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 350,000 
Erik BedardBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 330,000 
Larry BigbieBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 380,000 
Tim ByrdakBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Eric ByrnesOakland Athletics200520051$ 2,200,000 
Daniel CabreraBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 325,000 
Napolean CalzadoBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Bernie CastroBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Bruce ChenBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 550,000 
Midre CummingsBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Eric DuBoseBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Sal FasanoBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jeff FiorentinoBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Alejandro FreireBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jay GibbonsBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 2,600,000 
Geronimo GilBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 342,500 
Chris GomezBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 850,000 Minor League Contract
Jason GrimsleyBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 2,000,000 Contract extended after traded to Orioles from Royals
Jorge JulioBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 2,500,000 
Steve KlineBaltimore Orioles200520062$ 5,500,000$ 2.75m
Javy LopezBaltimore Orioles200420063$ 22,500,000$ 7.50m
Rodrigo LopezBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 2,375,000 Avoided arbitration
John MaineBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Eli MarreroAtlanta Braves200420051$ 3,200,000 Contract extended during 2004 Spring Training
Ramon MartinezTexas Rangers200520051$ 300,000 
Luis MatosBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 1,025,000 avoided arbitration
Melvin MoraBaltimore Orioles200420063$ 10,500,000$ 3.50mavoided arbitration
David NewhanBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 365,000 
Rafael PalmeiroBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 3,000,000 
John ParrishBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 612,500 
Hayden PennBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Sidney PonsonBaltimore Orioles200420063$ 22,500,000$ 7.50m
Aaron RakersBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Chris RayBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Contract purchased from minors
Keith ReedBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Steve ReedBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 900,000 
Brian RobertsBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 390,000 
Eddie RogersBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 Minor league contract
B.J. RyanBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 2,600,000 Avoided arbitration
Sammy SosaChicago Cubs200220054$ 72,000,000$ 18.00mOpt-out clause for last 2-years (not exercised)
B.J. SurhoffBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 1,100,000 
Miguel TejadaBaltimore Orioles200420096$ 72,000,000$ 12.00m$12m signing bonus
Eli WhitesideBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 
Todd WilliamsBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 347,500 
Walter YoungBaltimore Orioles200520051$ 300,000 



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