Do you have any clever nicknames for some of the Tampa Bay Rays players?
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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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.
After ten terrible seasons, the Devil Rays' management decided to shake up their image. Before the 2008 season they changed their logo, name, and team colors. They considered completely different names such as the Wave and the Thunder but decided for a softer break from the past, keeping the name th…at had been used as a short form of their name, while changing the focus and interpretation from scary looking fish with satanic name to something connoting sunshine and light. In their first season with their new name, the Rays won the American League pennant. However the new name, and even the team's new success, did not bring significant numbers of extra fans to the game, as the two Florida teams remain among the least supported teams in Major League Baseball. ( Full Answer )
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays changed their name to the Tampa Bay Rays before the 2008 baseball season. The franchise entered the American League in 1998. The 2008 season is the franchise's 11th.
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- …Dioner Navarro ( Full Answer )
The Tampa Bay Rays stadium in St Petersburg, FL is known as Tropicana Field, or "The Trop" for short.
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.
The Tampa Bay Rays team was created in 2008 (the year they won the pennant), however the Tampa Bay Devil Rays have been around since March 31, 1998. They have played at Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, Florida since the creation of the Devil Rays.
The Tampa Bay Rays' trainers are Ron Porterfield who is the Head Athletic Trainer and Paul Harker who is the Assistant Trainer.
Raymond is a Seadog. Although I did hear a young boy called Raymond a Sandflea once.
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… on the rock band Blue Oyster Cult recording the song "The Reaper." Will Ferrell is hillarious in this skit as well...check out youtube for different versions of the original, but here I posted the link below to one of them...too funny!. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Mie9hhQTUM. I went to game 2 of the World Series last night, and I must say there were ALOT of LOUD COWBELLS!!! GO RAYS!! ( Full Answer )
The old stadium was known as the big sombrero due to it looking like an upside down hat. The new stadium, Raymond James, is known as RayJay.
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.
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".
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…n Rays, Appalachian League ( Full Answer )
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.
Evan Longoria has been the third baseman for the Rays from 2008 to the present.
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…ame is Zobrist. Praise God we have a few still out there in the world. ( Full Answer )
No. Stuart Sternberg, a Wall Street guy is the principal owner. I don't think Disney has a share at all.
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.
The players on the current 2009 Tampa Bay Rays Roster are Grant Balfour, Jeff Bennett, Chad Bradford, Randy Choate, Lance Cormier, Wade Davis, Matt Garza, J.P. Howell, Jake McGee, Jeff Niemann, David Price, James Shields, Brian Shouse, Andy Sonnanstine, Russ Springer, Mitch Talbot, Dale Thayer, Dan …Wheeler, John Jaso, Jose Lobaton, Dioner Navarro, Shawn Riggans, Gregg Zaun, Jason Bartlett, Reid Brignac, Akinori Iwamura, Elliot Johnson, Evan Langoria, Chris Richard, Sean Rodriguez, Ben Zobrist, Carl Crawford, Gabe Gross, Matt Joyce, Gabe Kapler, Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano, B.J. Upton, Willy Aybar and Pat Burrell. ( Full Answer )
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…n 20 games, he went 1-0 and had a 4.35 ERA in all of his relief appearances. He pitched 10.1 innings and allowed 22 hits and 214 runs but only 187 of those runs are earned. He gave up 1 Homerun on the year and struck out only 6 batters. Matt Garza started 32 games and went 8-12 with a 3.95 ERA. He pitched 203 innings and allowed 177 hits and gave up 93 runs but only 89 of those runs were earned. He allowed 25 Homers and struck out 189 batters. David Price started 23 games and went 10-7 with a 4.42 ERA. He pitched 128.1 innings and allowed 119 hits and gave up 72 runs but only 63 of those runs were earned. He gave up 17 Homers and struck out 102 Batters. Akinori Iwamura played in 69 games. He had a .290 Batting Average. He hit only 1 Homerun but he had 16 Doubles and he had 67 hits but he struck out 44 times. Evan Longoria played in 157 games. He had 164 hits and 44 Doubles. He hit 33 Homeruns and drove in 113 RBIs. He struck out 140 times but he got walked 72 times. ( Full Answer )
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays first year in the American League was 1998. In 2008 the name was changed to Rays.
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…ond the 9 innings. ( Full Answer )
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…d to obstruct any aisles or the view of others. Tripods are prohibited. Lenses are restricted to less than 12 inches. ( Full Answer )
Actually they play in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ironically, their name is the Tampa Bay Rays
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)
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…hoppach Infielders- Willy Aybar, Jason Bartlett, Hank Blalock, Reid Brignac, Dan Johnson, Evan Longoria, Carlos Pena, Sean Rodriguez Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Carl Crawford, Brad Hawpe, Desmond Jennings, Matthew Joyce, Gabe Kapler, BJ Upton, Ben Zobrist Other- Pat Burrell ( Full Answer )
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 …Wheeler Catchers- Michael Hernandez, Dioner Navarro, Shawn Riggans, Gregg Zaun Infielders- Willy Aybar, Jason Bartlett, Reid Brignac, Joe Dillon, Akinori Iwamura, Dan Johnson, Evan Longoria, Carlos Pena, Chris Richard, Ben Zobrist Outfielders- Pat Burrell, Carl Crawford, Gabe Gross, Matthew Joyce, Gabe Kapler, Fernando Perez, BJ Upton ( Full Answer )
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 … Catchers- Mike DiFelice, Michael Hernandez, John Jaso, Dioner Navarro, Shawn Riggans, Infielders- Willy Aybar, Jason Bartlett, Reid Brignac, Andy Cannizaro, Akinori Iwamura, Dan Johnson, Elliot Johnson, Evan Longoria, Carlos Pena, Ben Zobrist Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Carl Crawford, Jonny Gomes, Gabe Gross, Nathan Haynes, Eric Hinske, Fernando Perez, Justin Ruggiano, BJ Upton Others- Cliff Floyd ( Full Answer )
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… Wheeler, Jay Witasick Catchers- Raul Casanova, Dioner Navarro, Josh Paul, Shawn Riggans, Infielders- Jorge Cantu, Joel Guzman, Brendan Harris, Akinori Iwamura, Carlos Pena, Jorge Velandia, Ty Wigginton, Josh Wilson, Ben Zobrist Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Carl Crawford, Elijah Dukes, Jonny Gomes, Dustan Mohr, Greg Norton, Justin Ruggiano, BJ Upton, Delmon Young ( Full Answer )
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…, Brian Stokes, Jon Switzer, Doug Waechter, Tyler Walker Catchers- Toby Hall, Dioner Navarro, Josh Paul, Shawn Riggans, Infielders- Sean Burroughs, Jorge Cantu, Nick Green, Aubrey Huff, Travis Lee, Julio Lugo, Luis Ordaz, Tomas Perez, BJ Upton, Ty Wigginton, Kevin Witt, Ben Zobrist Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Russell Branyan, Carl Crawford, Joey Gathright, Jonny Gomes, Damon Hollins, Greg Norton, Delmon Young ( Full Answer )
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…hter, John Webb Catchers- Kevin Cash, Toby Hall, Charles Johnson, Pete LaForest, Tim Laker Infielders- Jorge Cantu, Fernando Cortez, Alex Gonzalez, Nick Green, Travis Lee, Julio Lugo, Eric Munson, Eduardo Perez, Josh Phelps Outfielders- Carl Crawford, Joey Gathright, Jonny Gomes, Damon Hollins, Aubrey Huff, Alex Sanchez, Chris Singleton, Reggie Taylor ( Full Answer )
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…ason Standridge, Doug Waechter, John Webb, Victor Zambrano Catchers- Brook Fordyce, Toby Hall Infielders- Geoff Blum, Jorge Cantu, Aubrey Huff, Julio Lugo, Tino Martinez, Eduardo Perez, Jason Romano, Rey Sanchez, BJ Upton Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Jose Bautista, Carl Crawford, Jose Cruz JR., Matt Diaz, Joey Gathright, Charles Gipson, Damian Rolls Other- Midre Cummings, Robert Fick, Jonny Gomes, Fred McGriff, Randall Simon ( Full Answer )
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…o, Doug Waechter, Victor Zambrano Catchers- Toby Hall, Pete LaForest, Javier Valentin Infielders- Brent Abernathy, Marlon Anderson, Damion Easley, Felix Escalona, Travis Lee, Jeff Liefer, Julio Lugo, Rey Ordonez, Antonio Perez, Damian Rolls, Jared Sandberg, Terry Shumpert, Chris Truby Outfielders- Rocco Baldelli, Carl Crawford, Matt Diaz, Ben Grieve, Aubrey Huff, George Lombard, Al Martin, Adam Piatt, Jason Tyner Other- Jonny Gomes ( Full Answer )
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…eban Yan, Victor Zambrano Catchers- John Flaherty, Toby Hall, Paul Hoover Infielders- Brent Abernathy, Steve Cox, Felix Escalona, Chris Gomez, Aubrey Huff, Russ Johnson, David McCarty, Jared Sandberg, Andy Sheets, Bobby Smith, Jason Smith Outfielders- Jason Conti, Carl Crawford, Ben Grieve, Damian Rolls, Jason Tyner, Greg Vaughn, Randy Winn ( Full Answer )
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…ban Yan, Victor Zambrano Catchers- Mike DiFelice, John Flaherty, Toby Hall, Paul Hoover Infielders- Brent Abernathy, Vinny Castilla, Steve Cox, Chris Gomez, Aubrey Huff, Russ Johnson, Felix Martinez, Fred McGriff, Damian Rolls, Jared Sandberg, Andy Sheets, Bobby Smith Outfielders- Ben Grieve, Jose Guillen, Jason Tyner, Greg Vaughn, Gerald Williams, Randy Winn ( Full Answer )
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 …White, Paul Wilson, Esteban Yan Catchers- Mike DiFelice, John Flaherty, Toby Hall Infielders- Miguel Cairo, Vinny Castilla, Tony Graffanino, Ozzie Guillen, Aubrey Huff, Russ Johnson, Felix Martinez, Fred McGriff, Herbert Perry, Damian Rolls, Bobby Smith, Kevin Stocker Outfielders- Steve Cox, Jose Guillen, Dave Martinez, Quinton McCracken, Ozzie Timmons, Bubba Trammell, Jason Tyner, Greg Vaughn, Gerald Williams, Randy Winn Others- Jose Canseco, Kenny Kelly ( Full Answer )
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…, Bobby Witt, Esteban Yan Catchers- Mike DiFelice, John Flaherty Infielders- Wade Boggs, Miguel Cairo, Steve Cox, Julio Franco, Tony Graffanino, David Lamb, Aaron Ledesma, Fred McGriff, Herbert Perry, Bobby Smith, Kevin Stocker Outfielders- Rich Butler, Jose Canseco, Danny Clyburn, Jose Guillen, Terrell Lowery, Dave Martinez, Quinton McCracken, Paul Sorrento, Bubba Trammell, Randy Winn ( Full Answer )
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, …Rick White, Esteban Yan Catchers- Mike DiFelice, John Flaherty, Tim Laker Infielders- Wade Boggs, Miguel Cairo, Aaron Ledesma, Scott McClain, Fred McGriff, Dave Silvestri, Bobby Smith, Kevin Stocker Outfielders- Rich Butler, Mike Kelly, Dave Martinez, Quinton McCracken, Kerry Robinson, Paul Sorrento, Bubba Trammell, Jerome Walton, Randy Winn ( Full Answer )
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.
Im guessing your talking about Sean Rodriguez, which wears number 1 as his jersey number. He plays at second base.
No. On April 7, 2011, the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Chicago White Sox 5-1.
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)
It's been said that they are yes. From "inside sources " its even claimed that an offer already has been made.
It is their name because every team has to have a name. It was shortened to The Rays from the Devil Rays because the Devil Rays really were not at all winning games.
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- …$24,123,500 (most went to Carl Crawford with $4,125,000) 2006- $35,417,967 (most went to Aubrey Huff with $6,916,667) 2005- $29,679,067 (most went to Aubrey Huff with $4,916,667) 2004- $29,556,667 (most went to Tino Martinez with $7.5 million) 2003- $19.63 million (most went to Rey Ordonez with $6.5 million) 2002- $34.38 million (most went to Greg Vaughn with $8.75 million) 2001- $56.98 million (most went to Greg Vaughn with $8.25 million) 2000- $64.4 million (most went to Greg Vaughn with $7,097,962) ( Full Answer )
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…y Rothschild was named the team's first manager. The team acquired 35 players in the Expansion Draft on November 18, 1997. Tony Saunders from the Marlins was the first player drafted by the Devil Rays. Their first game was played on March 31, 1998 against the Tigers in front of 45,369 fans. Wade Boggs would hit the teams first franchise home run in the 11-6 loss. ( Full Answer )
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.
Well, all of the teams in their division are rivals but the Red Sox and the Yankees are their real enemies.
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.