2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

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2005 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, Dick Crippin)
Local radio WHNZ
(Rich Herrera, Dave Wills, Andy Freed)
WZHR
(Jose Anzola, Enrique Oliu)
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The 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season was the team's 8th since the franchise was created. This season, they finished last in the AL East division, and managed to finish the season with the AL's third-worst record of 67-95. Their manager was Lou Piniella who entered his 3rd and last season with the Devil Rays.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 15, 2004: Midre Cummings was released by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[1]
  • January 12, 2005: Alex Gonzalez was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[2]
  • February 7, 2005: Denny Neagle was signed as a Free Agent with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.[3]
  • April 4, 2005: Charles Johnson was signed as a free agent by the Devil Rays.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

East Division W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 95 67 -- .586
Boston Red Sox 95 67 -- .586
Toronto Blue Jays 80 82 15 .494
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 21 .457
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 67 95 28 .414

Notable transactions[edit]

  • June 13, 2005: Charles Johnson was released by the Devil Rays.[4]

Roster[edit]

2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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
Johnson, CharlesCharles Johnson 19 46 9 .196 0 5

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 IP W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Durham Bulls International League Bill Evers
AA Montgomery Biscuits Southern League Charlie Montoyo
A Visalia Oaks California League Steve Livesey
A Southwest Michigan Devil Rays Midwest League Joe Szekely
Short-Season A Hudson Valley Renegades New York–Penn League Dave Howard
Rookie Princeton Devil Rays Appalachian League Jamie Nelson

[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/c/cummimi01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gonzaal01.shtml
  3. ^ Denny Neagle Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b Charles Johnson page at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]