2003 Lakeland Tigers Roster

Florida State League (FSL) - Class: Advanced A
Team Record: 55-78
Finished 6th in the FSL's West Division
Manager: Gary Green (55-78)
Affiliation: Detroit Tigers
Location: Lakeland, Florida
Ballpark: Joker Marchant Stadium
Attendance: 30,832, Avg. 551 in 56 home dates
2003 Lakeland Tigers Statistics

The Lakeland Tigers of the Florida State League ended the 2003 season with a record of 55 wins and 78 losses, finishing sixth in the league's West Division.

The Tigers scored 540 runs and allowed 621 runs, most in the circuit. Neil Jenkins led Lakeland with 14 home runs Juan Tejeda drove in 76 runs. Curtis Granderson topped hitters with significant playing time by hitting .286, and Lee Rodney and Corey Hamman paced the team with 6 wins each, while Trevor Leu recorded a 3.25 ERA, best among pitchers with enough qualifying appearances.

Players from the 2003 Lakeland Tigers who spent time in the Majors during their careers included Roberto Novoa, Mark Woodyard, Curtis Granderson, Don Kelly, Anderson Hernandez and Ryan Raburn.

Gary Green served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Carlos AlvaradoRRJanuary 24, 19786'4"210Santurce, PR
Kenny BaughRRFebruary 5, 19796'4"225Beaumont, TX US
John BirtwellRRSeptember 4, 19796'2"225Lincoln, NE US
Russ ClevelandRRDecember 26, 19796'3"215Las Vegas, NV US
Felix CuelloRRSeptember 17, 19796'3"180Cazuela, DO
Luis DiazSRApril 16, 19786'0"160Nizao, Peravia DO
David EspinosaSRDecember 16, 19816'1"170Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
Curtis GrandersonLRMarch 16, 19816'1"200Blue Island, IL US
Corey HammanLLApril 12, 19806'2"200Denville, NJ US
Anderson HernandezSROctober 30, 19825'9"190Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Michael HowellRRNovember 9, 19796'4"200Binghamton, NY US
Neil JenkinsRRJuly 17, 19806'5"205Chattanooga, TN US
Don KellyLRFebruary 15, 19806'4"215Butler, PA US
Billy KieningerRRDecember 31, 19796'4"200Dayton, OH US
Rick KirstenRRJuly 23, 19786'0"185Rolling Meadows, IL US
Mike KobowRRApril 9, 19796'4"190Hutchinson, MN US
Andy KropfSRJuly 19, 19786'1"190Raleigh, NC US
Trevor LeuLLDecember 29, 19786'2"200Norman, OK US
Alfredo LugoRRJuly 18, 19796'2"190Caracas, Distrito Federal VE
David MattleLRDecember 21, 19796'0"200Barberton, OH US
Kevin McDonaldLRMarch 8, 19806'1"210Starkville, MS US
Kevin McDowellLLNovember 20, 19786'2"200Pittsburgh, PA US
Jason MoatesRRAugust 22, 19786'3"210Nashville, TN US
Damien MyersLLNovember 3, 19806'0"180New York, NY US
Roberto NovoaRRAugust 15, 19796'5"200Las Matas de Farfan, San Juan DO
Ian OstlundRLOctober 17, 19786'1"200Harrisonburg, VA US
Chad PettyLLFebruary 17, 19826'4"200Cleveland, OH US
Ryan RaburnRRApril 17, 19816'0"185Tampa, FL US
Lee RodneyRRNovember 6, 19776'2"187Dacula, GA US
Jody RoughtonLRMay 6, 19816'1"190Joplin, MO US
Danilo SanchezRROctober 25, 19805'11"230Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional DO
Landon StockmanRRAugust 28, 19796'2"190Dickson, TN US
Juan TejedaRRJanuary 26, 19826'2"195Tamboril, Santiago DO
Irving TressRRDecember 18, 19806'2"200Cordoba, Veracruz MX
Alex TrezzaLRSeptember 1, 19806'3"210Brooklyn, NY US
Rob WatsonRRDecember 31, 19795'10"185Riverside, CA US
Michael WoodsRRSeptember 11, 19806'1"200Baton Rouge, LA US
Mark WoodyardRRDecember 19, 19786'2"195Mobile, AL US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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