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2006 Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)

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W-L Record: 61-101 .377
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 689-856 -167
Roster Continuity 68.12% 9/30
Manager(s): Joe Maddon
General Manager: Andrew Friedman
Location: Tampa, Florida
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Payroll: $ 35,417,967 29/30
Attendance: 1,368,950 29/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Evan Longoria (#3) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Don Zimmer
Bench Coach: Billy Evers
Bullpen Coach: Bobby Ramos
First Base Coach: George Hendrick
Hitting Coach: Steve Henderson
Pitching Coach: Mike Butcher
Third Base Coach: Tom Foley

#1 Draft Picks

Delmon Young (#1), Melvin Upton (#2), Travis Lee (#2), Rocco Baldelli (#6), Sean Burroughs (#9), Scott Kazmir (#15), Kevin Witt (#28), J.P. Howell (#31), Casey Fossum (#48)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9765.599--
8775.53710.0
8676.53111.0
7092.43227.0
61101.37736.0
  • 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 2006 Tampa Bay Rays season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    5Rocco BaldelliCF6-4183R-R242003TBA: 2000-1-6MLBBoston Red Sox
    29Russell Branyan1B6-3195L-R301998CLE: 1994-7-185MLB-Free Agent
    24Sean Burroughs3B6-2200L-R252002SDN: 1998-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    59Shawn CampP6-1200R-R302004SDN: 1997-16-500MLB-Free Agent
    3Jorge Cantu2B-3B6-1178R-R242004Not draftedMLB-Int
    39Jason ChildersP6-0165R-R312006Not draftedMLBTampa Bay Rays
    49Jesus ColomeP6-2170R-R272001UDFAMLBSeattle Mariners
    56Tim CorcoranP6-2200R-R282005NYN: 1996-44-1300MLB-Free Agent
    13Carl CrawfordLF6-2219L-L242002TBA: 1999-2-52MLB-Free Agent
    47Scott DunnP6-3195R-R282004CIN: 1999-10-308MLBTampa Bay Rays
    15Casey FossumP6-1160B-L282001BOS: 1999-1-48MLBBaltimore Orioles
    4Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R242004TBA: 2001-32-949MLB-Free Agent
    31Jonny GomesLF6-1205R-R252003TBA: 2001-18-529MLB-Int
    18Nick GreenSS-2B6-0180R-R272004ATL: 1998-32-971MLB-Free Agent
    44Toby HallC6-3205R-R302000TBA: 1997-9-294MLBHouston Astros
    49Jason HammelP6-6200R-R232006TBA: 2002-10-284MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    38Travis HarperP6-4195L-R302000UDFAMLBTampa Bay Rays
    43Chad HarvilleP5-9180R-R291999OAK: 1997-2-63MLBTampa Bay Rays
    30Mark HendricksonP6-9230L-L322002TOR: 1997-20-599MLB-Retired
    27Damon HollinsLF-RF5-11180R-L321998ATL: 1992-4-117MLBTampa Bay Rays
    39J.P. HowellP6-0180L-L232005KCA: 2004-1-31MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    19Aubrey Huff1B6-4220L-R292000TBA: 1998-5-162MLB-Retired
    36Edwin JacksonP6-3190R-R222003LAN: 2001-6-190MLBEl Paso (AAA) >> San Diego PadresMinors
    26Scott KazmirP6-1170L-L222004NYN: 2002-1-15MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    16Travis Lee1B6-3210L-L311998MIN: 1996-1-2MLBTampa Bay Rays
    68,45Julio LugoSS-3B6-1165R-R302000HOU: 1994-43-1193MLBAtlanta Braves
    23Ruddy LugoP6-0190R-R262006MIL: 1999-3-94MLBTampa Bay Rays
    37Seth McClungP6-6230R-R252003TBA: 1999-5-145MLBPittsburgh PiratesMinors
    46Brian MeadowsP6-4220R-R301998FLO: 1994-3-70MLBTampa Bay Rays
    33Dan MiceliP6-0216R-R351993Not draftedMLBTampa Bay Rays
    30Dioner NavarroC5-10189B-R222004Not draftedMLBChicago White SoxMLB-Active
    14Greg Norton3B-1B6-1205B-R331996CHA: 1993-2-59MLBAtlanta Braves
    62,10Luis Ordaz2B-SS5-11170R-R301997Not draftedMLBTampa Bay Rays
    54Chad OrvellaP5-11180R-R252005TBA: 2003-13-368MLBTampa Bay Rays
    8Josh PaulC6-1185R-R311999CHA: 1996-2-47MLBTampa Bay Rays
    9Tomas Perez2B-SS5-11177B-R321995MON: 1998-45-1333MLBHouston Astros
    32Shawn RiggansC6-2190R-R252006TBA: 2000-24-706MLBNew York Mets
    53Juan SalasP6-2194R-R272006Not draftedMLBCleveland Indians
    98Jae-weong SeoP6-1218R-R292002UDFAMLBTampa Bay Rays
    50James ShieldsP6-3190R-R242006TBA: 2000-16-466MLBChicago White SoxMLB-Active
    41Brian StokesP6-1203R-R262006Not draftedMLBToronto Blue Jays
    52Jon SwitzerP6-3190L-L262003TBA: 2001-2-47MLBHouston Astros
    2Melvin UptonCF6-2170R-R212004TBA: 2002-1-2MLBSan Diego PadresMLB-Active
    40Doug WaechterP6-4200R-R252003TBA: 1999-3-85MLBKansas City Royals
    51Tyler WalkerP6-3237R-R302002NYN: 1997-2-58MLBWashington Nationals
    21Ty Wigginton1B-LF6-0210R-R282002NYN: 1998-17-514MLB-Free Agent
    24Kevin Witt1B-LF6-4210L-R301998TOR: 1994-1-28MLBTampa Bay Rays
    35Delmon YoungRF6-2200R-R202006TBA: 2003-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    18Ben Zobrist2B6-3200B-R252006HOU: 2004-6-184MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active


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