2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays season

Template:MLB yearly infobox 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

Season standings

AL East W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 101 61 -- .601
Boston Red Sox 95 67 6 .572
Toronto Blue Jays 86 76 15 .528
Baltimore Orioles 71 91 30 .423
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 63 99 38 .384

Transactions

  • 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

  • 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

2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

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
Short-Season A Hudson Valley Renegades New York–Penn League Dave Howard
Rookie Princeton Devil Rays Appalachian League Jamie Nelson
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Durham[6]

References

  • 2003 Tampa Bay Devil Rays team page at www.baseball-almanac.com