2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

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2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Vince Naimoli
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television FSN Florida
WXPX
(Joe Magrane, Dewayne Staats, Todd Kalas)
Local radio WFLA
(Paul Olden, Charlie Slowes)
WAMA (AM)
(Enrique Oliu)
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The 2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season was their 6th since the franchise was created. This season, they finished last in the AL East division with a record of 63-99. Their manager was Lou Piniella who entered his 1st season with the Devil Rays.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 101 61 -- .601
Boston Red Sox 95 67 6 .572
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 15 .528
Baltimore Orioles 71 91 30 .423
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 63 99 38 .384

Transactions[edit]

  • February 14, 2003: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[1]
  • March 10, 2003: Wayne Gomes was released by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[1]
  • March 29, 2003: Al Martin was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[2]
  • April 10, 2003: John Rocker signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[3]
  • June 27, 2003: John Rocker was released by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[3]

Draft Picks[edit]

  • June 3, 2003: Delmon Young was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2003 amateur draft. Player signed September 8, 2003.[4]
  • June 3, 2003: Josh Geer was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 19th round of the 2003 amateur draft, but did not sign.[5]

Roster[edit]

2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Durham Bulls International League Bill Evers
AA Orlando Rays Southern League Charlie Montoyo
A Bakersfield Blaze California League Omer Muñoz
A Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League Mako Oliveras
Short-Season A Hudson Valley Renegades New York–Penn League Dave Howard
Rookie Princeton Devil Rays Appalachian League Jamie Nelson

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Durham[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gomeswa01.shtml
  2. ^ Al Martin Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ a b John Rocker Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Delmon Young Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/g/geerjo01.shtml
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007