2005 Cincinnati Reds season
|2005 Cincinnati Reds|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Dan O'Brien|
|Manager(s)||Dave Miley, Jerry Narron|
|Local television||FSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Steve Stewart)
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The Cincinnati Reds' 2005 season consisted of the Reds finishing in fifth place in the National League Central Division. The Reds were managed by Dave Miley for most of the season, and after being fired, was followed by Jerry Narron.
- November 15, 2004: Kenny Kelly was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
- December 15, 2004: Dave Weathers was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
- December 27, 2004: Eric Milton was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
The Reds finished with an overall record of 73-89, 16 games under .500, and in 5th place behind the division winner, the St. Louis Cardinals. They were 27 games behind the Cardinals in their division, and 16 games behind the second place team, the Houston Astros, the eventual National League champions. The Reds finished 8 games behind the third place team, the Milwaukee Brewers, and 6 games behind the fourth place team, the Chicago Cubs. The Reds were six games ahead of the last place team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Sean Casey led the team in batting average with an average of .312. Adam Dunn led the team in both home runs and RBI, with 40 and 101, respectively. Aaron Harang led the team in wins with 11. Felipe López was the only Red to make the National League All-Star team.
The Reds finished in 13th out of 16 teams in the National League in attendance. The Reds scored 820 runs and allowed 889 runs. Ken Griffey, Jr. led the team in season salary.
|St. Louis Cardinals||100||62||0.617||—||50–31||50–31|
- July 1, 2005: Jason Standridge was signed as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds.
- July 20, 2005: Kenny Kelly was selected off waivers by the Washington Nationals from the Cincinnati Reds.
|2005 Cincinnati Reds|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in
Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
- 2005 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference
- National League Central Standings on ESPN.com
- Cincinnati Reds Batting Stats on ESPN.com
- Cincinnati Reds Pitching Stats on ESPN.com
- "Kenny Kelly Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- "David Weathers Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- "Jason Standridge Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007