2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

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2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 63–99 (.389)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Vince Naimoli
General manager(s) Chuck LaMar
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 Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 101 61 0.623 50–32 51–29
Boston Red Sox 95 67 0.586 6 53–28 42–39
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 0.531 15 41–40 45–36
Baltimore Orioles 71 91 0.438 30 40–40 31–51
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 63 99 0.389 38 36–45 27–54


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2003 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 1–8 3–6 3–4 6–3 6–1 6–3 5–4 3–6 8–12 8–11 6–3 9–10 2–7 11–7
Baltimore 8–1 9–10 2–4 3–3 3–3 3–4 3–4 6–13–1 2–7 4–5 8–11 7–2 8–11 5–13
Boston 6–3 10–9 5–4 4–2 8–1 5–1 2–4 9–10 3–4 5–2 12–7 5–4 10–9 11–7
Chicago 4–3 4–2 4–5 11–8 11–8 11–8 9–10 4–2 4–5 2–7 3–3 3–4 6–3 10–8
Cleveland 3–6 3–3 2–4 8–11 12–7 6–13 9–10 2–5 3–6 3–6 5–2 4–5 2–4 6–12
Detroit 1–6 3–3 1–8 8–11 7–12 5–14 4–15 1–5 3–6 1–8 2–4 1–6 2–7 4–14
Kansas City 3–6 4–3 1–5 8–11 13–6 14–5 11–8 2–4 2–7 4–5 4–3 7–2 1–5 9–9
Minnesota 4–5 4–3 4–2 10–9 10–9 15–4 8–11 0–7 8–1 3–6 6–0 5–4 3–3 10–8
New York 6–3 13–6–1 10–9 2–4 5–2 5–1 4–2 7–0 3–6 5–4 14–5 4–5 10–9 13–5
Oakland 12–8 7–2 4–3 5–4 6–3 6–3 7–2 1–8 6–3 7–12 6–3 15–4 5–2 9–9
Seattle 11–8 5–4 2–5 7–2 6–3 8–1 5–4 6–3 4–5 12–7 4–5 10–10 3–4 10–8
Tampa Bay 3–6 11–8 7–12 3–3 2–5 4–2 3–4 0–6 5–14 3–6 5–4 3–6 11–8 3–15
Texas 10–9 2–7 4–5 4–3 5–4 6–1 2–7 4–5 5–4 4–15 10–10 6–3 5–4 4–14
Toronto 7–2 11–8 9–10 3–6 4–2 7–2 5–1 3–3 9–10 2–5 4–3 8–11 4–5 10–8


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
A-Short Season 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, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007