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2009 Tampa Bay RaysAmerican League (MLB)
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Matt Garza played for the 2009 Tampa Bay Rays
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRays
LocationTampa,Florida
Record84-78 (3rd in American League East)League Rank10thMLB Rank23rd
ManagerJoe MaddonGeneral ManagerAndrew Friedman
CoachesScott Cursi (Assistant Coach), Tom Foley (Third Base Coach), Todd Greene (Assistant Coach), Steve Henderson (Hitting Coach), George Hendrick (First Base Coach), Jim Hickey (Pitching Coach), Dave Martinez (Bench Coach), Bobby Ramos (Bullpen Coach), Don Zimmer (Assistant Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLeVon Washington (#30)
Payroll$63,313,034
Attendance1,874,962
Minor League AffiliatesDurham Bulls (AAA) 83-61 ... Montgomery Biscuits (AA) 65-74 ... Charlotte Stone Crabs (A+) 71-66 ... Bowling Green Hot Rods (A) 64-74 ... Hudson Valley Renegades (A-) 38-37 ... Princeton Rays (Rk) 36-31 ... Gulf Coast Rays (Rk) 19-36 ...
Years Available1998-2018

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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2009 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
13Carl CrawfordlfL271566069618528815686016519982517.305.364.452.81627451672.342.147.304.3587.614.71.92.240.427.6
1999- 2-  52-TBA
Free Agent  
3Evan Longoria3bR231575841001644403311390721408071127.281.364.526.89030777671.313.245.384.37710.720.91.94.917.747.0
2006- 1-   3-TBA
DL-10San Francisco Giants (MLB)
2Melvin UptoncfR2414456079135334115542145715233307.241.313.373.68620948626.310.132.284.3069.124.32.71.850.935.6
2002- 1-   2-TBA
Free Agent  
18Ben Zobrist2b-rfB281525019114928727911769110421447.297.405.543.94827262599.326.246.449.40715.217.41.14.518.641.6
2004- 6- 184-HOU
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
8Jason BartlettssR29137500901602971466307548954425.320.389.490.87924550567.364.170.324.3839.515.71.72.535.731.3
2001-13- 390-SDN
Retired  
3Carlos Pena1bL3113547191107252391003387163903115.227.356.537.89325366570.250.310.495.37715.328.61.96.812.161.7
1998- 1-  10-TEX
Free Agent  
5Pat BurrelldhR3212241245911611464205711920526.221.315.367.68215131476.271.146.289.30412.025.02.12.929.434.1
1998- 1-   1-PHI
 
30Dioner NavarrocB251153763882150832521851583114.218.261.322.58312123410.231.104.160.2584.412.42.82.047.028.1
2000-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
16Willy Aybar1b-2bB261052963875120124110345421324.253.331.416.74712324336.270.163.280.32810.116.11.63.624.732.0
2000-   UDFA-LAN
 
26Gabe GrossrfL29115282316416163663427901112.227.326.355.68110023326.293.128.287.30712.924.21.91.847.035.9
2001- 1-  15-TOR
 
1Akinori Iwamura2bL3069231286716212291244411301.290.355.390.7459019260.349.100.238.3329.216.91.80.4231.028.4
2006-   UDFA-TBA
 
27Gabe KaplerrfR3399205264915183252293901319.239.329.439.7689024238.255.200.356.33412.216.41.33.425.649.0
1995-57-1488-DET
 
41Michel HernandezcR3035991224311122171201005.242.292.323.615325107.267.081.162.2776.511.21.70.999.020.8
1998-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
9Gregg ZauncB3834941127704140241810002.287.323.489.812461199.319.202.223.3514.018.24.54.023.540.7
1989-17- 427-BAL
 
15Reid BrignacssL233190102582162232000001.278.301.444.745401193.348.166.200.3223.221.56.71.190.044.0
2004- 2-  45-TBA
Free Agent  
38Fernando Perezcf-lfR2618344700020201101000.206.206.206.4127035.304.000-.059.1840.031.40.00.00.00.0
2004- 7- 195-TBA
 
20Matt Joycerf-cfL241132361037103710100.188.270.500.77016437.130.312.438.3248.118.92.38.110.766.7
2005-12- 360-DET
DL-10Oakland Athletics (MLB)
11Joe DillondhR331530490012003420001.300.400.400.80012135.320.100.200.3658.611.41.32.930.011.1
1997- 7- 211-KCA
 
32Chris Richard1bL351319120000004700000.105.261.105.3662023.167.000.211.20117.430.41.80.00.00.0
1995-19- 519-SLN
 
11Shawn RigganscR28714220011000300001.143.143.357.5005114.100.214.214.2080.021.40.07.114.050.0
2000-24- 706-TBA
 
21Andy SonnanstinepL26611331001001600000.273.333.364.6974112.600.091.182.3138.350.06.00.00.033.3
2004-13- 375-TBA
 
34Jeff NiemannpR2635000000000401000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.066.70.00.00.00.0
2004- 1-   4-TBA
Free Agent  
33James ShieldspR2724000000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14120.040.02.00.00.00.0
2000-16- 466-TBA
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
14David PricepL2313010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.2980.00.00.00.00.00.0
2007- 1-   1-TBA
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
22Matt GarzapR2512000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0100.00.00.00.00.0
2005- 1-  25-MIN
Free Agent  
59Dale ThayerpR2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1999-47-1404-CHN
Free Agent  
Batting Totals: (26 players)162546280314342973619976519461642122949254536104.263.343.439.78224005326223.303.439.319.00010.319.81.93.227.537.1 

2009 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
33James ShieldsR27STMLB11124.14333300000219.223911310129521673111.339.791.192.136.843.214.63.4784.02
2000-16- 466-TBA
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
22Matt GarzaR25STMLB8123.95323200000203.01779389257918930111.267.851.113.508.382.394.12.4004.17
2005- 1-  25-MIN
Free Agent  
34Jeff NiemannR26STMLB1363.94313012210180.2185847917591256091.359.220.852.946.232.124.18.6844.07
2004- 1-   4-TBA
Free Agent  
14David PriceL23STMLB1074.42232300000128.1119726317541022041.358.351.193.797.151.895.05.5884.59
2007- 1-   1-TBA
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
19Scott KazmirL25STMLB875.92202000000111.0121777315509110001.549.811.224.057.381.826.24.5334.57
2002- 1-  15-NYN
Free Agent  
21Andy SonnanstineR26S/RMLB696.7722184002099.213185751934603021.6611.831.723.075.421.767.68.4005.45
2004-13- 375-TBA
 
31Lance CormierR28RelMLB333.26530530011277.1753128625363111.308.730.702.914.191.443.61.5004.18
2002- 4- 129-ARI
 
50Grant BalfourR31RelMLB544.81730730015467.1593836633691021.377.890.804.419.222.095.08.5563.77
1997-   UDFA-MIN
Retired  
39J.P. HowellL26R/CLMLB752.836906900411766.2472221733793131.216.340.944.4510.662.392.97.5833.71
2004- 1-  31-KCA
Free Agent  
35Dan WheelerR31RelMLB453.28690690020257.2412221119453000.876.401.721.407.025.003.43.4444.48
1996-34-1024-TBA
Free Agent  
46Joe NelsonR34RelMLB304.02420420013340.1322218727363111.477.141.566.028.031.334.911.0005.65
1996- 4- 122-ATL
 
37Randy ChoateL33RelMLB103.47610610013536.1281514411280001.086.940.992.726.942.553.721.0003.90
1997- 5- 169-NYA
Retired  
58Wade DavisR23STMLB223.72660110036.1331915213361001.278.170.503.228.922.774.71.5002.90
2004- 3-  75-TBA
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)
52Brian ShouseL40RelMLB114.5045045009028.031151457171121.369.961.612.255.462.434.82.5005.17
1990-13- 349-PIT
 
36Russ SpringerR40RelMLB134.1126026009115.1167743110001.269.392.351.766.463.674.11.2505.64
1989- 7- 181-NYA
 
59Dale ThayerR28RelMLB004.6111011003113.218973181001.4411.851.980.665.278.005.93.0005.00
1999-47-1404-CHN
Free Agent  
47Jeff BennettR29RelMLB009.9511011006012.224141421140012.8717.051.427.822.840.369.95.0007.36
1998-19- 568-PIT
Free Agent  
40Troy PercivalR39RelMLB016.35140140010611.114883572011.7111.122.383.975.561.406.35.0006.89
1990- 6- 179-CAL
 
53Chad BradfordR34RelMLB104.3520020001010.122551260002.3819.160.871.745.233.004.351.0003.77
1996-13- 377-CHA
 
44Jason IsringhausenR36RelMLB012.2590900408.06220561021.386.750.005.636.751.202.25.0004.22
1991-44-1157-NYN
Free Agent  
49Winston AbreuR32RelMLB002.4520200103.23110230001.567.360.004.917.361.502.45.0003.10
1993-   UDFA-ATL
 
Pitching Totals: (21 players)84784.361621625103315941142714217546911835151125465401.368.961.153.257.102.184.76.519  

2009 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PGrant Balfour31MLBp73-67130141.0000.050.06---73100.045.1Fielding by Day
PDan Wheeler31MLBp69-57080181.0000.120.14---69100.042.6Fielding by Day
PJ.P. Howell26MLBp69-663800111.0000.160.17---69100.042.6Fielding by Day
PRandy Choate33MLBp61-361901101.0000.160.28---61100.037.7Fielding by Day
PLance Cormier28MLBp53-779161126.9620.470.32---53100.032.7Fielding by Day
PBrian Shouse40MLBp45-28270191.0000.200.32---45100.027.8Fielding by Day
PJoe Nelson34MLBp42-4013105.8000.100.10---42100.025.9Fielding by Day
PJames Shields27MLBp333321916252543.9531.240.19---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PMatt Garza25MLBp323220310111122.9550.660.10---32100.019.8Fielding by Day
PJeff Niemann26MLBp313018091204211.0000.680.12---31100.019.1Fielding by Day
PRuss Springer40MLBp26-15000000.000.00---26100.016.0Fielding by Day
PDavid Price23MLBp23231285171023.9570.960.17---23100.014.2Fielding by Day
PAndy Sonnanstine26MLBp2218997123022.8640.860.19---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PChad Bradford34MLBp20-10110021.0000.100.20---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PScott Kazmir25MLBp20201115900141.0000.700.13---20100.012.3Fielding by Day
PTroy Percival39MLBp14-11100011.0000.070.09---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PJeff Bennett29MLBp11-12000000.000.00---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PDale Thayer28MLBp11-13100011.0000.090.08---11100.06.8Fielding by Day
PJason Isringhausen36MLBp9-8000000.000.00---9100.05.6Fielding by Day
PWade Davis23MLBp6636500051.0000.830.14---6100.03.7Fielding by Day
PWinston Abreu32MLBp2-3000000.000.00---2100.01.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CDioner Navarro25MLBc1131059217324757784.9946.890.856122611598.369.8Fielding by Day
CMichel Hernandez30MLBc35292642171122230.9916.510.861318135100.021.6Fielding by Day
CGregg Zaun38MLBc2925207168611175.9946.000.84141-3485.317.9Fielding by Day
CShawn Riggans28MLBc73342911031.9684.290.882--7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BCarlos Pena31MLB1b-dh1331291155105571101021136.9918.470.97---13598.582.1Fielding by Day
1BWilly Aybar26MLBif312620416818116187.9956.000.91---10529.519.1Fielding by Day
1BChris Richard35MLB1b-rf135555921262.9844.691.11---13100.08.0Fielding by Day
1BBen Zobrist28MLB2b321361128.8752.330.54---1522.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BBen Zobrist28MLB2b9181714143225444372.9894.040.52---15259.956.2Fielding by Day
2BAkinori Iwamura30MLBif6763555114163637283.9794.130.50---6997.141.4Fielding by Day
2BWilly Aybar26MLBif2816139354651386.9422.890.58---10526.717.3Fielding by Day
2BReid Brignac23MLBss-3b318040041.0001.330.50---319.71.9Fielding by Day
2BJoe Dillon33MLB3b2110110021.0001.000.20---1513.31.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BEvan Longoria23MLB3b15115013021123021343427.9702.740.32---15796.293.2Fielding by Day
3BWilly Aybar26MLBif18111148262236.9441.890.30---10517.111.1Fielding by Day
3BJoe Dillon33MLB3b3-4010011.0000.330.25---1520.01.9Fielding by Day
3BBen Zobrist28MLB2b115000000.000.00---1520.70.6Fielding by Day
3BAkinori Iwamura30MLBif1-1100011.0001.001.00---691.40.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSJason Bartlett29MLBss13413311531703392057529.9623.800.44---13797.882.7Fielding by Day
SSReid Brignac23MLBss-3b282321126622990.9783.140.42---3190.317.3Fielding by Day
SSBen Zobrist28MLB2b136629162527.9261.920.40---1528.68.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFCarl Crawford27MLBlf1541491282327641337.9882.160.26---15698.795.1Fielding by Day
LFGabe Kapler33MLBcf-rf14773800081.0000.570.11---9914.18.6Fielding by Day
LFBen Zobrist28MLB2b9238800081.0000.890.21---1525.95.6Fielding by Day
LFFernando Perez26MLBcf-rf543110000101.0002.000.32---1827.83.1Fielding by Day
LFPat Burrell32MLBlf1-2000000.000.00---1220.80.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFMelvin Upton24MLBcf1441411228375641385.9902.650.31---144100.088.9Fielding by Day
CFGabe Kapler33MLBcf-rf1266827100281.0002.330.41---9912.17.4Fielding by Day
CFFernando Perez26MLBcf-rf865219000191.0002.380.37---1844.44.9Fielding by Day
CFBen Zobrist28MLB2b754615000151.0002.140.33---1524.64.3Fielding by Day
CFMatt Joyce24MLBrf-lf4432900091.0002.250.28---1136.42.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFGabe Gross29MLBlf10067638149631158.9811.550.24---11587.061.7Fielding by Day
RFGabe Kapler33MLBcf-rf6653414108420114.9821.700.27---9966.740.7Fielding by Day
RFBen Zobrist28MLB2b593732989504941.0001.590.29---15238.836.4Fielding by Day
RFMatt Joyce24MLBrf-lf5436600061.0001.200.17---1145.53.1Fielding by Day
RFPat Burrell32MLBlf117200021.0002.000.29---1220.80.6Fielding by Day
RFFernando Perez26MLBcf-rf1-2000000.000.00---185.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHPat Burrell32MLBlf112--000000.000.00---12291.869.1Fielding by Day
DHWilly Aybar26MLBif20--000000.000.00---10519.012.3Fielding by Day
DHJoe Dillon33MLB3b6--000000.000.00---1540.03.7Fielding by Day
DHGabe Gross29MLBlf4--000000.000.00---1153.52.5Fielding by Day
DHJason Bartlett29MLBss3--000000.000.00---1372.21.9Fielding by Day
DHEvan Longoria23MLB3b3--000000.000.00---1571.91.9Fielding by Day
DHFernando Perez26MLBcf-rf1--000000.000.00---185.60.6Fielding by Day
DHMatt Joyce24MLBrf-lf1--000000.000.00---119.10.6Fielding by Day
DHCarl Crawford27MLBlf1--000000.000.00---1560.60.6Fielding by Day
DHBen Zobrist28MLB2b1--000000.000.00---1520.70.6Fielding by Day

2009 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
John CepriniScout -- --   COACH
Tom CoustonScout -- --   SCOUT
Scott CursiAssistant Coach -- --   COACH
Tom FoleyThird Base Coach1959-09-09 49Columbus,Georgia MLB1977-19951983-1995
1977- 7- 180-CIN
SS-2B
Andrew FriedmanGeneral Manager1976-11-13 32Houston,Texas --   EXEC
Todd GreeneAssistant Coach1971-05-08 38Augusta,Georgia MLB1990-20061996-2006
1993-12- 327-CAL
C
Steve HendersonHitting Coach1952-11-18 56Houston,Texas MLB1974-19891977-1988
1974- 5- 119-CIN
OF
George HendrickFirst Base Coach1949-10-18 59Los Angeles,California MLB1968-19881971-1988
1968- 1-   1-OAK
OF
Jim HickeyPitching Coach1961-10-12 47Chicago,Illinois AAA1982-1989-
1983-13- 331-CHA
P
Kevin KennedyBroadcaster1954-09-26 54Los Angeles,California AAA1977-1983-
1976- 8- 188-BAL
C
Steve LiveseyMinor League Hitting Coordinator1968-07-27 40Spring Hill,Florida A+1991-1994-
1991-35- 906-NYA
1B-3B
Joe MaddonManager1954-02-08 55Hazleton,Pennsylvania A+1977-1979-   C
Dave MartinezBench Coach1964-09-26 44Brooklyn,New York MLB1983-20011986-2001
1983- 3-  53-CHN
OF
Pat MurphyScout1972-03-24 37Mobile,Alabama AA1991-1996-
1993-12- 331-BOS
2B
Bobby RamosBullpen Coach1955-11-05 53Havana,Cuba MLB1974-19881978-1984
1974- 7- 153-MON
C
Fred RepkeScout1956-- 53- --   SCOUT
Doug WittScout -Canton,Massachusetts --   SCOUT
Don ZimmerAssistant Coach1931-01-17 78Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1954-19651954-1965   3B-2B