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2005 Cleveland Indians (MLB)

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W-L Record: 93-69 .574
Rank: 2nd in American League Central
Run Differential: 790-642 + 148
Roster Continuity 68.32% 14/30
Manager(s): Eric Wedge
General Manager: Mark Shapiro
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Ballpark: Jacobs Field
Payroll: $ 41,502,500 26/30
Attendance: 1,973,185 24/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Trevor Crowe (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jeff Datz
Bench Coach: Buddy Bell
Bullpen Coach: Luis Isaac
First Base Coach: Robby Thompson
Hitting Coach: Eddie Murray
Hitting Coach: Derek Shelton
Pitching Coach: Carl Willis
Third Base Coach: Joel Skinner

#1 Draft Picks

C.C. Sabathia (#20), Jake Westbrook (#21), Jeremy Guthrie (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Jeff Liefer (#25)
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 Cleveland Indians season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    44Josh BardC6-3205B-R272002COL: 1999-3-100MLB-Free Agent
    20Ronnie Belliard3B5-8180R-R281998MIL: 1994-8-207MLB-Retired
    63Rafael BetancourtP6-2170R-R302003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    1Casey Blake3B6-2200R-R311999TOR: 1996-7-189MLB-Free Agent
    17Aaron Boone3B6-2200R-R321997CIN: 1994-3-72MLB--
    23Ben Broussard1B6-2220L-L282002CIN: 1999-2-65MLB-Free Agent
    56Fernando CabreraP6-4175R-R232004CLE: 1999-10-317MLB-Free Agent
    12Alex Cora3B-SS6-0180L-R291998LAN: 1996-3-88MLB--
    10Coco CrispCF6-0185B-R252002SLN: 1999-7-222MLB-Free Agent
    50Jason DavisP6-6230R-R252002CLE: 1999-21-647MLB--
    9Jason DuboisOF6-5225R-R262004CHN: 2000-14-403MLB--
    39Scott ElartonP6-7240R-R291998HOU: 1994-1-25MLB-Ind
    25Ryan Garko1B6-1220R-R242005CLE: 2003-3-78MLB-Free Agent
    9Jody GerutRF-LF6-0190L-L272003COL: 1998-2-71MLB--
    16Juan GonzalezRF-LF6-3220R-R351989Not draftedMLB--
    36Jeremy GuthrieP6-1200B-R262004CLE: 2002-1-22MLB-Retired
    38Franklin GutierrezRF-OF6-2175R-R222005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    48Travis HafnerDH6-3215L-R282002TEX: 1996-31-923MLB-Free Agent
    11Jose HernandezSS-3B6-1180R-R351991Not draftedMLB--
    46Bob HowryP6-5220L-R311998SFN: 1994-5-144MLB--
    31Cliff LeeP6-4190L-L262002MON: 2000-4-105MLB-Free Agent
    8Jeff Liefer1B-LF6-3195L-R301999CHA: 1995-1-25MLB--
    38Ryan LudwickLF6-3205R-L262002OAK: 1999-2-60MLB-Retired
    41Victor MartinezDH6-2170B-R262002UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    59Matt MillerP6-3215R-R332003Not draftedMLB--
    34Kevin MillwoodP6-4220R-R301997ATL: 1993-11-320MLB-Retired
    2Jhonny PeraltaSS6-1185R-R232003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    7Brandon Phillips2B5-11185R-R242002MON: 1999-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    53Arthur RhodesP6-2205L-L351991BAL: 1988-2-34MLB--
    54David RiskeP6-2175R-R281999CLE: 1996-56-1560MLB--
    52C.C. SabathiaP6-7250L-L242001CLE: 1998-1-20MLBNew York YankeesMLB-Active
    47Scott SauerbeckP6-3197R-L331999NYN: 1994-23-624MLB--
    24Grady SizemoreCF6-2205L-L222004MON: 2000-3-75MLB-Free Agent
    32Kazuhito TadanoP6-0180R-R252004Not draftedMLB--
    30Brian TalletP6-7210L-L272002CLE: 2000-2-55MLB-Retired
    15Ramon Vazquez2B5-11176L-R282001SEA: 1995-27-734MLB--
    37Jake WestbrookP6-3200R-R272000COL: 1996-1-21MLB-Retired
    26Bob WickmanP6-1227R-R361992CHA: 1990-2-44MLB--

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