2009 Tampa Bay Rays Roster

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-78
Finished 3rd in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,874,962, Avg. 23,148
Ballpark: Tropicana Field
Manager: Joe Maddon (84-78)
Location: Tampa, Florida
2009 Tampa Bay Rays Statistics
2009 Tampa Bay Rays Results

The Tampa Bay Rays of the American League ended the 2009 season with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses, finishing third in the AL's East Division.

The Bay Rays scored 803 runs and surrendered 754 runs. Carlos Pena walloped 39 home runs for Tampa, while Carl Crawford, Evan Longoria and Ben Zobrist each added 20 or more also. Evan Longoria drove in 113 runs. Jason Bartlett paced all regular hitters by hitting .320. Jeff Niemann topped the squad with 13 wins and a team-best 3.94 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Maddon coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Winston AbreuPRRApril 5, 19776'2"170Cotui, Sa D.R.
Willy AybarIFBRMarch 9, 19835'11"205Bani, Pe D.R.
Grant BalfourPRRDecember 30, 19776'2"200Sydney, Ne Australia
Jason BartlettSSRROctober 30, 19796'0"190Mountain View, CA USA
Jeff BennettPRRJune 10, 19806'3"200Donelson, TN USA
Chad BradfordPRRSeptember 14, 19746'5"205Jackson, MS USA
Reid BrignacSSBRJanuary 16, 19866'2"197St. Amant, LA USA
Pat BurrellRFRROctober 10, 19766'4"235Eureka Springs, AR USA
Randy ChoatePLLSeptember 5, 19756'1"205San Antonio, TX USA
Lance CormierPRRAugust 19, 19806'1"200Lafayette, LA USA
Carl CrawfordLFLLAugust 5, 19816'2"230Houston, TX USA
Wade DavisPRRSeptember 7, 19856'5"225Lake Wales, FL USA
Joe Dillon3BRRAugust 2, 19756'2"210Modesto, CA USA
Matt GarzaPRRNovember 26, 19836'4"220Selma, CA USA
Gabe GrossRFLROctober 21, 19796'3"200Baltimore, MD USA
Michel HernandezCRRAugust 12, 19786'0"215La Habana, La Cuba
J. P. HowellPLLApril 25, 19836'0"180Modesto, CA USA
Jason IsringhausenPRRSeptember 7, 19726'3"235Brighton, IL USA
Akinori Iwamura2BLRFebruary 9, 19795'9"200Uwajima, Eh Japan
Matthew JoyceRFLRAugust 3, 19846'2"194Tampa, FL USA
Gabe KaplerRFRRJuly 31, 19756'2"190Hollywood, CA USA
Scott KazmirPLLJanuary 24, 19846'0"185Houston, TX USA
Evan Longoria3BRROctober 7, 19856'1"213Downey, CA USA
Dioner NavarroCBRFebruary 9, 19845'9"215Caracas, Di Venezuela
Joe NelsonPRROctober 25, 19746'2"185Alameda, CA USA
Jeff NiemannPRRFebruary 28, 19836'9"285Houston, TX USA
Carlos Pena1BLLMay 17, 19786'2"225Santo Domingo, Di D.R.
Troy PercivalPRRAugust 9, 19696'3"200Fontana, CA USA
Fernando PerezCFBRApril 23, 19836'1"195Elizabeth, NJ USA
David PricePLLAugust 26, 19856'5"215Murfreesboro, TN USA
Chris Richard1BLLJune 7, 19746'2"185San Diego, CA USA
Shawn RiggansCRRJuly 25, 19806'2"200Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
James ShieldsPRRDecember 20, 19816'3"210Newhall, CA USA
Brian ShousePLLSeptember 26, 19685'11"180Effingham, IL USA
Andy SonnanstinePLRMarch 18, 19836'3"190Barberton, OH USA
Russ SpringerPRRNovember 7, 19686'4"195Alexandria, LA USA
Dale ThayerPRRDecember 17, 19806'0"210Fountain Valley, CA USA
B. J. UptonCFRRAugust 21, 19846'3"185Norfolk, VA USA
Dan WheelerPRRDecember 10, 19776'3"220Providence, RI USA
Gregg ZaunCBRApril 14, 19715'10"170Glendale, CA USA
Ben Zobrist2BBRMay 26, 19816'3"210Eureka, IL USA