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2009 TAMPA BAY RAYS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  St. Petersburg,FL
Team Record:  84-78   .519
Result:   3rd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Joe Maddon
General Manager:   Andrew Friedman
Stadium:  Tropicana Field
Attendance:  1,874,962
Payroll:  $63,313,034
Playoffs:  -

Tampa Bay Rays affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Brian Shouse (40)
Youngest Player:  Reid Brignac (23)
Longest Tenure:  Carl Crawford (8)
Top Hitter:  Evan Longoria (11)
Top Pitcher:  James Shields (10)
Top Draft Pick:  LeVon Washington (#30)

Roster Continuity:  70.94%
Top Prospect:   David Price
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10359.636--
Boston9567.5868.0
Tampa Bay8478.51919.0
Toronto7587.46328.0
Baltimore6498.39539.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Carl CrawfordLF27$ 8,250,000   
Carlos Pena1B-DH31$ 8,000,000   
Pat BurrellLF32$ 7,000,000   
Scott KazmirP25$ 6,000,000   
Troy PercivalP39$ 4,445,000   
Chad BradfordP34$ 3,666,666   
Russ SpringerP40$ 3,300,000   
Akinori IwamuraIF30$ 3,250,000   
Dan WheelerP31$ 3,200,000   
Dioner NavarroC25$ 2,100,000   
Jason BartlettSS29$ 1,981,250   
James ShieldsP27$ 1,500,000   
Gregg ZaunC38$ 1,500,000   
Grant BalfourP31$ 1,400,000   
Brian ShouseP40$ 1,350,000   
Joe NelsonP34$ 1,300,000   
Jeff NiemannP26$ 1,290,000   
Gabe GrossLF29$ 1,255,000   
Gabe KaplerCF-RF33$ 1,000,018   
Willy AybarIF26$ 975,000   
Jason IsringhausenP36$ 750,000   
Lance CormierP28$ 675,000   
Evan Longoria3B23$ 550,000   
Jeff BennettP29$ 437,500   
B.J. UptonCF24$ 435,000   
J.P. HowellP26$ 433,700   
Matt GarzaP25$ 433,300   
Andy SonnanstineP26$ 430,100   
Ben Zobrist2B28$ 415,900   
Shawn RiggansC28$ 413,900   
Matt JoyceRF-LF24$ 410,400   
Fernando PerezCF-RF26$ 402,800   


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