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2008 Tampa Bay Rays

Roster (40-man)

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97-65, Finished 1st in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Maddon (97-65)
GM: Andrew Friedman, Scouting Dir: R.J. Harrison
Scored 774 runs, Allowed 671 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 92-70

Ballparks: Tropicana Field & Ballpark at Disney's Wide World of Sports · Attendance: 1,811,986 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 102, Pitching - 102


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2007 / 2009 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Willy Aybar 25 B R 5' 11" 205 Mar 9, 1983 3 95 80 95 70 0 0 19 10 41 2 0 0 0 0 23 14 0 1.4 $401,200
Rocco Baldelli 26 R R 6' 4" 190 Sep 25, 1981 5 28 16 28 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 7 22 12 0 0.4 $2,250,000
Grant Balfour 30 R R 6' 2" 200 Dec 30, 1977 5 51 0 1 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
Jason Bartlett 28 R R 6' 0" 190 Oct 30, 1979 5 128 125 128 125 0 0 0 0 0 125 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1.7 $416,600
Kurt Birkins 27 L L 6' 2" 188 Aug 11, 1980 3 6 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $397,600
Chad Bradford 33 R R 6' 5" 205 Sep 14, 1974 11 21 0 0 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9
Reid Brignac 22 L R 6' 3" 215 Jan 16, 1986 1st 4 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.4
Andy Cannizaro 29 R R 5' 10" 170 Dec 19, 1978 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Carl Crawford 26 L L 6' 2" 225 Aug 5, 1981 7 109 105 109 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 1 0 109 1 1 1 2.5 $5,375,000
Mike Difelice 39 R R 6' 2" 205 May 28, 1969 13 7 6 7 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Scott Dohmann 30 R R 6' 1" 200 Feb 13, 1978 5 12 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $412,400
Cliff Floyd 35 L R 6' 5" 220 Dec 5, 1972 16 80 72 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 8 0 0.9 $2,750,000
Matt Garza 24 R R 6' 4" 215 Nov 26, 1983 3 30 30 2 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $404,600
Gary Glover 31 R R 6' 5" 200 Dec 3, 1976 8 29 0 4 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $1,075,000
Jonny Gomes 27 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 22, 1980 6 77 45 77 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 21 30 38 22 7 -1.0 $1,275,000
Gabe Gross 28 L R 6' 3" 200 Oct 21, 1979 5 127 79 127 123 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 120 125 1 11 0 1.3
Jason Hammel 25 R R 6' 6" 225 Sep 2, 1982 3 40 5 2 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $396,300
Nathan Haynes 28 L L 5' 9" 180 Sep 7, 1979 2 20 10 20 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 15 19 1 2 3 -0.6 $400,000
Michel Hernandez 29 R R 6' 0" 215 Aug 12, 1978 2 5 4 5 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 -0.1
Eric Hinske 30 L R 6' 2" 235 Aug 5, 1977 7 133 115 133 102 0 0 11 0 8 0 40 0 49 89 20 16 0 1.4 $800,000
J.P. Howell 25 L L 6' 0" 185 Apr 25, 1983 4 64 0 5 64 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $397,400
Akinori Iwamura 29 L R 5' 9" 200 Feb 9, 1979 2 152 151 152 152 0 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 $2,400,000
Edwin Jackson 24 R R 6' 3" 210 Sep 9, 1983 6 32 31 2 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.3 $412,700
John Jaso 24 L R 6' 2" 205 Sep 19, 1983 1st 5 1 5 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 -0.1
Dan Johnson 28 L R 6' 2" 210 Aug 10, 1979 4 10 5 10 9 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0.1
Elliot Johnson 24 B R 6' 1" 190 Mar 9, 1984 1st 7 5 7 5 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 -0.1 $390,000
Scott Kazmir 24 L L 6' 0" 185 Jan 24, 1984 5 27 27 1 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 $3,785,000 All-Star
Evan Longoria 22 R R 6' 2" 210 Oct 7, 1985 1st 122 120 122 120 0 0 0 0 119 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.8 $500,000 All-Star
Trever Miller 35 R L 6' 3" 200 May 29, 1973 10 68 0 4 68 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $1,600,000
Dioner Navarro 24 B R 5' 9" 205 Feb 9, 1984 5 120 113 120 117 0 117 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2.0 $412,500 All-Star
Jeff Niemann 25 R R 6' 9" 285 Feb 28, 1983 1st 5 2 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Carlos Pena 30 L L 6' 2" 225 May 17, 1978 8 139 136 139 132 0 0 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 5.1 $6,000,000
Troy Percival 38 R R 6' 3" 200 Aug 9, 1969 13 50 0 4 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $3,897,797
Fernando Perez 25 B R 6' 1" 195 Apr 23, 1983 1st 23 15 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 15 2 25 0 3 3 0.6
David Price 22 L L 6' 6" 210 Aug 26, 1985 1st 5 1 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $650,000
Alberto Reyes 37 R R 6' 1" 230 Apr 10, 1971 13 26 0 2 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $2,300,000
Shawn Riggans 27 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 25, 1980 3 44 38 44 42 0 41 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0.3 $392,100
Justin Ruggiano 26 R R 6' 1" 210 Apr 12, 1982 2 45 15 45 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 5 15 46 1 7 1 0.2
Jae Kuk Ryu 25 R R 6' 3" 210 May 30, 1983 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Juan Salas 29 R R 6' 2" 190 Nov 7, 1978 3 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
James Shields 26 R R 6' 3" 215 Dec 20, 1981 3 34 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.1 $1,000,000
Andy Sonnanstine 25 L R 6' 3" 190 Mar 18, 1983 2 32 32 3 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $395,800
Mitch Talbot 24 R R 6' 1" 180 Oct 17, 1983 1st 3 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
B.J. Upton 23 R R 6' 3" 185 Aug 21, 1984 4 145 142 145 143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 143 0 143 1 2 0 3.3 $412,100
Dan Wheeler 30 R R 6' 3" 220 Dec 10, 1977 9 70 0 5 70 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.4 $2,875,000
Ben Zobrist 27 B R 6' 3" 210 May 26, 1981 3 62 49 62 57 0 0 0 8 1 35 14 5 2 21 2 10 0 0.9 $395,800
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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