2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays

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2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
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Major league affiliations
2005 Information
Owner(s) Vince Naimoli
Manager(s) Lou Piniella
Local television FSN Florida
Local radio WDAE
Baseball-Reference 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Record: 67-95 Finished 5th in AL Eastern Division (2005 AL)

Managed by Lou Piniella

Coaches: Lee Elia (hitting), Tom Foley (third base), Billy Hatcher (first base), Chuck Hernandez (pitching), John McLaren (bench), Matt Sinatro (bullpen) and Don Zimmer (special coach)

Ballpark: Tropicana Field

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays played the 8th season since the franchise was created. They finished last in the AL East division with the American League's third-worst record of 67-95. Their manager was Lou Piniella, who entered his third and last season with the Devil Rays.

Awards and Honors[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

2005 Opening Day Lineup[edit]

Carl Crawford, lf

Julio Lugo, ss

Aubrey Huff, rf

Travis Lee, 1b

Josh Phelps, dh

Jorge Cantu, 2b

Chris Singleton, cf

Toby Hall, c

Alex Gonzalez, 3b

Dewon Brazelton, p

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