2005 Arizona Diamondbacks season

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2005 Arizona Diamondbacks
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Ken Kendrick
Jeff Moorad
Manager(s) Bob Melvin
Local television FSN Arizona
(Thom Brennaman, Mark Grace, Greg Schulte, Joe Garagiola, Matt Williams)
Local radio KTAR (620 AM)
(Greg Schulte, Jeff Munn, Thom Brennaman, Ken Phelps)
Stats ESPN.com
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The 2005 Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team looked to improve on their 51-111 record from 2004. They looked to contend in what was once again a weak National League West Division. They finished the season with a record of 77-85, good for second place in the division.


  • December 11, 2004: Russ Ortiz was signed as a Free Agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.[1]
  • December 21, 2004: Craig Counsell was signed as a Free Agent with the Arizona Diamondbacks.[2]
  • January 11, 2005: Shawn Green was traded by the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Dioner Navarro, Beltrán Pérez, Danny Muegge (minors), and William Juarez (minors).[3]
  • January 11, 2005: Randy Johnson was traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks to the New York Yankees for Javier Vázquez, Brad Halsey, Dioner Navarro, and cash.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable Transactions[edit]

  • July 31, 2005: Buddy Groom was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks by the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal.[5]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Diego Padres 82 80 0.506 46–35 36–45
Arizona Diamondbacks 77 85 0.475 5 36–45 41–40
San Francisco Giants 75 87 0.463 7 37–44 38–43
Los Angeles Dodgers 71 91 0.438 11 40–41 31–50
Colorado Rockies 67 95 0.414 15 40–41 27–54


2005 Arizona Diamondbacks
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Player stats[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

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA
Relief pitchers[edit]
Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Tucson Sidewinders Pacific Coast League Chip Hale
AA Tennessee Smokies Southern League Tony Perezchica
A Lancaster JetHawks California League Bill Plummer
A South Bend Silver Hawks Midwest League Mark Haley
Short-Season A Yakima Bears Northwest League Jay Gainer
Rookie Missoula Osprey Pioneer League Jim Presley



  1. ^ http://www.diariolibre.com/noticias/2004/12/11/i53598_diamondbacks-contratan-russ-ortiz.html
  2. ^ Craig Counsell Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Shawn Green Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Randy Johnson Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/groombu01.shtml
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

External links[edit]