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Jose Canseco (Parkway Joe And The Chemist) John Flaherty (Flash) Ben Grieve (Ben Good Grieve) Aubrey Huff (Huff Daddy) Fred McGriff (Crime Dog) James Shields (Big Games James And Jamie) Scott Kazmir (Kid K And Kaz) Andy Sonnanstine (The Duke) Evan Longoria (Longo And The Whiz Kid) Carl Crawford (The Perfect Storm) Ben Zobrist (Zorilla)
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What's the most runs scored by Tampa Bay Rays?

At the start of the 2008 season, the Rays team record for most runs scored in a game is 19 against the Yankees in 2006 and the Blue Jays in 2004. The Rays record for most runs scored in an inning is 11 against the Mariners in 2000.

Why did the Tampa Bay Devil Rays change their name to the Tampa Bay Rays?

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How old are the Tampa Bay Rays?

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Who are the players for the Tampa Bay Rays?

1st base- Carlos Pena Pitchers- Scott Kazmir. 2nd base- Akinora Iwamura - James Shields. Shortstop- Jason Bartlett - Matt Garza. 3rd base- Evan Longoria - David Price. Left field- Carl Crawford - Scott Sonnastine. Center- B.J. Upton Closer- Troy Percival. Right field- Johnny Gomes?. Catcher- ( Full Answer )

How old are the Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

The Devil Rays are 12 years old being the youngest, newly formed team in the MLB. They were established in 1998 and in 2007 the name was changed to the Rays.

When did the Tampa Bay rays become a team?

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Why cowbells Tampa Bay Rays?

The tradition began 2 seasons ago when principal owner Stuart Sternberg decided to play a popular Saturday Night Live skit on the Trop's video screens featuring Christopher Walken as music producer Bruce Dickinson insisting he needs more cowbell. The scene is a spoof of a VH1Behind the Music segment ( Full Answer )

Who was the first manager of Tampa Bay Rays?

Larry Rothschild. Rothschild managed the Rays in their inaugural 1998 season and continued to manage them until he was replaced midseason by Hal McRae in 2001.

Why are they called Tampa Bay Rays?

They used to be the Tampa Bay "Devil Rays", which is a large type of stingray. They dropped the devil part years back and lost the stingray. The uniforms now feature a sun. Hence a inference to sun beams or sun "rays".

What are the Tampa Bay Rays farm teams?

For the 2009 season: 1) AAA - Durham Bulls, International League 2) AA - Montgomery Biscuits, Southern League 3) A - Charlotte Stone Crabs, Florida State League 4) A - Bowling Green Hot Rods, South Atlantic League 5) A - Hudson Valley Renegades, New York-Penn League 6) Rookie - Princeto ( Full Answer )

What are the Tampa Bay Rays colors?

The Rays new colors are dark blue and light blue. The logo also includes a yellow starburst. The colors with the old logo were green and blue.

Are there christian players on the Tampa Bay Rays?

Yes there is. Praise God!! My sister attended a game and she told me that every time one of the players came up to bat he had the song "Blessed Be The Name of the Lord" played. I am not sure who exactly that player is, but I contimue to keep him in my prayers!!. I found out that the player's last n ( Full Answer )

Who is the Tampa Bay Rays?

The rays are Tampa, Fl baseball team. They used to be called the Devil Rays, but got there named changed about 5 or so years ago.

Who plays on Tampa Bay Rays?

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What are the Tampa Bay Rays' players' stats?

Some of the Tampa Bay Rays' 2009 Stats are: Grant Balfour pitched in 73 games in relief, he went 5-4 and had a 4.81 ERA. He pitched 67.1 innings and allowed 59 hits and 39 total runs but only 36 of those runs were earned runs. He gave up 6 Homeruns and struck out 69 batters. Chad Bradford pitched i ( Full Answer )

How long does the Tampa Bay Ray games last?

Barring rain outs or rain delays, the Rays' game are just like all other teams..it lasts 9 or more innings. There is no time clock in baseball, unless agreed upon by both teams due to travel plans, or other such problems all games are scheduled for 9 innings, or until the winning team is decided bey ( Full Answer )

Are binoculars allowed in Tampa Bay Rays tropicana ballpark?

They must be, they allow cameras and video equipment per the following info on their website: CAMERAS/VIDEO RECORDERS Guests are permitted to bring cameras/video recorders into the stadium provided they are not for commercial use. Cameras and video recorders must be hand-held. Fans are not permitte ( Full Answer )

Who are the Tampa Bay Rays players who have worn the number 5?

Coachs Steve Henderson (1998), Leon Roberts (1999-00), Terry Collins (2001), and Tom Foley (2002). Infielder Felix Escalona (2002). Outfielders Rocco Baldelli (2003-04, 06-08, 10), Pat Burrell (2009-10) and Sam Fuld (2011-present)

What players played for the 2010 Tampa Bay Rays?

Pitchers- Grant Balfour, Joaquin Benoit, Randy Choate, Lance Cormier, Wade Davis, Mike Ekstrom, Matt Garza, Jeremy Hellickson, Jake McGee, Jeff Niemann, David Price, Chad Qualls, James Shields, Andy Sonnanstine, Rafael Soriano, Dale Thayer, Dan Wheeler Catchers- John Jaso, Dioner Navarro, Kelly S ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2009 Tampa Bay Rays?

Pitchers- Winston Abreu, Grant Balfour, Jeff Bennett, Chad Bradford, Randy Choate, Lance Cormier, Wade Davis, Matt Garza, JP Howell, Jason Isringhausen, Scott Kazmir, Joe Nelson, Jeff Niemann, Troy Percival, David Price, James Shields, Brian Shouse, Andy Sonnanstine, Russ Springer, Dale Thayer, Dan ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays?

Pitchers- Grant Balfour, Kurt Birkins, Chad Bradford, Scott Dohmann, Matt Garza, Gary Glover, Jason Hammel, JP Howell, Edwin Jackson, Scott Kazmir, Trever Miller, Jeff Niemann, Troy Percival, David Price, Al Reyes, Jae Kuk Ryu, Juan Salas, James Shields, Andy Sonnanstine, Mitch Talbot, Dan Wheeler ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2007 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Grant Balfour, Shawn Camp, Tim Corcoran, Scott Dohmann, Casey Fossum, Gary Glover, Jason Hammel, JP Howell, Edwin Jackson, Scott Kazmir, Rudy Lugo, Chad Orvella, Al Reyes, Jeff Ridgway, Jae Kuk Ryu, Juan Salas, Jae Weong Seo, James Shields, Andy Sonnanstine, Brian Stokes, Jon Switzer, Doug ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Shawn Camp, Jason Childers, Jesus Colome, Tim Corcoran, Scott Dunn, Casey Fossum, Jason Hammel, Travis Harper, Chad Harville, Mark Hendrickson, JP Howell, Edwin Jackson, Scott Kazmir, Rudy Lugo, Seth McClung, Brian Meadows, Dan Miceli, Chad Orvella, Juan Salas, Jae Weong Seo, James Shields ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Danys Baez, Joe Beimel, Rob Bell, Joe Borowski, Dewon Brazelton, Lance Carter, Jesus Colome, Tim Corcoran, Casey Fossum, Dicky Gonzalez, Lee Gardner, Travis Harper, Mark Hendrickson, Scott Kazmir, Seth McClung, Trever Miller, Hideo Nomo, Franklin Nunez, Chad Orvella, Jon Switzer, Doug Waec ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Paul Abbott, Danys Baez, Rob Bell, Dewon Brazelton, Lance Carter, Jesus Colome, Bartolome Fortunato, Chad Gaudin, Dicky Gonzalez, Geremi Gonzalez, John Halama, Travis Harper, Mark Hendrickson, Scott Kazmir, Trever Miller, Damian Moss, Franklin Nunez, Todd Ritchie, Bobby Seay, Jorge Sosa, J ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Brandon Backe, Rob Bell, Nick Bierbrodt, Dewon Brazelton, Lance Carter, Jesus Colome, Chad Gaudin, Geremi Gonzalez, Travis Harper, Joe Kennedy, Al Levine, Mark Malaska, Seth McClung, Jim Parque, Steve Parris, Carlos Reyes, John Rocker, Bobby Seay, Jason Standridge, Jon Switzer, Mike Venatr ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2002 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Wilson Alvarez, Brandon Backe, Dewon Brazelton, Lance Carter, Jesus Colome, Doug Creek, Luis de los Santos, Lee Gardner, Travis Harper, Delvin James, Jason Jimenez, Joe Kennedy, Steve Kent, Tom Martin, Travis Phelps, Ryan Rupe, Jorge Sosa, Jason Standridge, Tanyon Sturtze, Paul Wilson, Est ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2001 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Nick Bierbrodt, Mickey Callaway, Jesus Colome, Doug Creek, Tony Flore, Travis Harper, Ken Hill, Mike Judd, Joe Kennedy, Albie Lopez, Rusty Meacham, Travis Phelps, Ariel Prieto, Bryan Rekar, Ryan Rupe, Bobby Seay, Jason Standridge, Tanyon Sturtze, Jeff Wallace Dan Wheeler, Paul Wilson, Este ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Doug Creek, Mike Duvall, Dave Eiland, Trever Enders, Tony Flore, Dwight Gooden, Mark Guthrie, Juan Guzman, Travis Harper, Roberto Hernandez, Cory Lidle, Albie Lopez, Jim Mecir, Jim Morris, Bryan Rekar, Ryan Rupe, Jeff Sparks, Tanyon Sturtze, Billy Taylor, Steve Trachsel, Dan Wheeler, Rich ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 1999 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Scott Aldred, Wilson Alvarez, Rolando Arrojo, Mickey Callaway, Norm Charlton, Mike Duvall, Dave Eiland, Eddie Gaillard, Roberto Hernandez, Cory Lidle, Albie Lopez, Jim Mecir, Jim Morris, Alan Newman, Bryan Rekar, Ryan Rupe, Julio Santana, Tony Saunders, Jeff Sparks, Dan Wheeler, Rich White ( Full Answer )

What players played for the 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

Pitchers- Scott Aldred, Wilson Alvarez, Rolando Arrojo, Dan Carlson, Mike Duvall, Dave Eiland, Eddie Gaillard, Rick Gorecki, Roberto Hernandez, Jason Johnson, Albie Lopez, Jim Mecir, Brad Pennington, Bryan Rekar, Matt Ruebel, Julio Santana, Tony Saunders, Dennis Springer, Ramon Tatis, Terrell Wade, ( Full Answer )

Who wore number 12 on the Tampa Bay Rays?

The number is retired in Tampa Bay for Wade Boggs. He played the final two seasons of his career in Tampa. Wade went to high school in Tampa and currently lives in the area.

Who is the hitting coach for Tampa Bay Rays?

The current hitting coach is Derek Shelton. Past hitting coaches were Steve Henderson (1996, 2006-09), Leon Roberts (1999-00), Wade Boggs (2001), Milt May (2002), and Lee Elia (2003-05)

Are the Tampa Bay Rays being sold?

It's been said that they are yes. From "inside sources " its even claimed that an offer already has been made.

What is Tampa Bay rays payroll?

The payroll since 2000 are as follows: 2011- $41,053,571 (most went to Johnny Damon with $5.25 million) 2010- $72,847,133 (most went to Carlos Pena with $10,125,000) 2009- $63,313,034 (most went to Carl Crawford with $8.25 million) 2008- $43,745,597 (most went to Carlos Pena with $6 million) 2007- ( Full Answer )

When were the Tampa Bay devil rays created?

The Devil Rays began to build their organization shortly after the franchise was awarded in 1995 by naming former Braves assistant GM Chuck LaMar the senior vice president of baseball operations and GM. The franchise's first minor league games took place in the 1996 season. On November 7, 1997, Larr ( Full Answer )

Is Manny Ramirez on the Tampa Bay Rays?

Manny Ramirez started the 2011 season as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays, but retired on April 8th due to failing another drug test.

Who is the best 2011 Tampa Bay Rays player?

It depends. Offensively, Evan Longoria is probably the best playerthey have but he has been hurt this year. When healthy, he is theman. Otherwise, arguments can be made for B.J. Upton or BenZobrist. For pitchers, it would be hard to vote against James Shields.