2009 Tampa Bay Rays
84 - 78
2008 / 2010 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL East (19 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
52 - 29 (.642)
32 - 49 (.395)
+7.3 wins
-4.9 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 803 / 743 ( +60 )
Allowed/Expected: 754 / 745 ( -9 )
Pyth Record: 86 - 76 (-2)
Baseball-Reference Links
Links
Team Page Schedule/Results Retrosheet
Batting Stats Transactions Baseball-Almanac
Pitching Stats Minor Lg Affiliates BR Bullpen
Def Lineups Batting Orders Wikipedia
Tropicana Field
Attendance: 1,874,962 Avg Att: 23,148 (0.81)
Att Rank: 11 / 14 Lg Avg: 28,434
       
Park Factor: 0.96    
HR Factor: 0.97 R/L HR: 0.93 / 1.01
Notes:


Transactions

Filters
Time Frame
To / From
Date          
WAR
Player
Pos
Transaction
10
1
2008
Nathan Haynes
RF
29.1
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.7
0.0
10
9
2008
Scott Dohmann
RP
30.7
Free Agency Granted
TBA
0.2
0.0
10
15
2008
Jorge Velandia
SS
33.8
Free Agency Granted
TBA
0.0
0.0
10
31
2008
Rocco Baldelli
CF
27.1
Free Agency Granted
TBA
9.6
0.6
11
1
2008
Eric Hinske
3B
31.2
Free Agency Granted
TBA
8.5
-0.2
11
3
2008
Steve Andrade
RP
30.7
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.1
0.0
11
3
2008
Colter Bean
RP
31.8
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.2
0.0
11
3
2008
Roger Deago
SP
31.4
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.3
0.0
11
3
2008
Cliff Floyd
LF
35.9
Free Agency Granted
TBA
26.0
-0.2
11
3
2008
Hector Gimenez
C
26.1
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.1
0.4
11
3
2008
Joel Guzman
3B
23.9
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.5
0.0
11
3
2008
Ben Hendrickson
SP
27.7
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-1.1
0.0
11
3
2008
Trever Miller
RP
35.4
Free Agency Granted
TBA
3.3
1.7
11
3
2008
Heath Phillips
RP
26.6
Free Agency Granted
TBA
0.2
0.0
11
3
2008
Chris Richard
1B
34.4
Free Agency Granted
TBA
2.3
-0.5
11
6
2008
Michel Hernandez
C
30.2
Free Agency Granted
TBA
-0.1
0.0
12
3
2008
Chris Richard
1B
34.5
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
2.3
-0.5
-0.5
12
5
2008
Jason Childers
RP
33.9
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.1
0.0
0.0
12
10
2008
Matt Joyce
RF
24.4
Received in Trade
DET
TBA
1.7
9.0
9.0
12
10
2008
Edwin Jackson
SP
25.3
Traded Away
TBA
DET
1.9
8.3
4.2
12
12
2008
Jonny Gomes
LF
28.1
Free Agency Granted
TBA
1.3
3.1
12
17
2008
Ray Sadler
LF
28.2
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.1
0.0
0.0
12
19
2008
Dan Johnson
1B
29.4
Purchased
TBA
Yokohama
3.9
-0.5
0.0
12
22
2008
Ray Olmedo
SS
27.6
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-1.6
-0.1
0.0
12
23
2008
Randy Choate
RP
33.3
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
1.0
3.2
0.7
12
30
2008
Joe Nelson
RP
34.2
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
1.7
-0.3
0.0
1
5
2009
Pat Burrell
LF
32.2
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
16.7
1.9
-1.0
1
5
2009
Julio DePaula
RP
26.0
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.5
0.0
0.0
1
5
2009
Michel Hernandez
C
30.4
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.1
0.0
0.0
1
9
2009
Dewon Day
RP
28.3
Selected off of Waivers
BOS
TBA
-0.5
0.0
0.0
1
12
2009
Gabe Kapler
CF
33.4
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
8.7
0.1
0.1
1
15
2009
Jae Kuk Ryu
RP
25.6
Selected off of Waivers
TBA
SDN
-0.5
0.0
0.0
1
16
2009
Lance Cormier
RP
28.4
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-2.2
0.8
1.3
2
6
2009
Winston Abreu
RP
31.8
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.6
-0.2
0.1
2
9
2009
Morgan Ensberg
3B
33.5
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
13.8
0.0
0.0
2
10
2009
Brian Shouse
RP
40.4
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
5.4
0.1
0.1
2
19
2009
Adam Kennedy
2B
33.1
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
19.1
1.8
0.0
2
19
2009
Isaias Velasquez
Received in Trade
CLE
TBA
0.0
0.0
0.0
2
19
2009
Juan Salas
RP
30.3
Traded Away
TBA
CLE
0.4
0.0
0.0
2
20
2009
Jason Isringhausen
RP
36.5
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
12.8
0.4
0.2
3
30
2009
Morgan Ensberg
3B
33.6
Released
TBA
13.8
0.0
4
5
2009
Aneury Rodriguez
SP
21.3
Received in Trade
COL
TBA
0.0
-0.9
0.0
4
5
2009
Jason Hammel
SP
26.6
Traded Away
TBA
COL
-0.0
9.3
3.4
4
14
2009
Fernando Cortez
2B
27.7
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.2
0.0
0.0
5
6
2009
Jason Perry
RF
28.7
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.5
0.0
0.0
5
8
2009
Adam Kennedy
2B
33.3
Traded Away
TBA
OAK
19.1
1.8
1.0
5
9
2009
Joe Dillon
2B
33.8
Received in Trade
OAK
TBA
0.5
0.2
0.2
5
24
2009
Henry Mateo
2B
32.6
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.8
0.0
0.0
5
26
2009
Matt DeSalvo
SP
28.7
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.3
0.0
0.0
6
9
2009
Jorge Julio
RP
30.3
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
2.3
-0.5
0.0
6
9
2009
Chad Orvella
RP
28.7
Released
TBA
-1.2
0.0
6
9
2009
Andrew Heaney
SP
18.0
Amateur Draft (Round 24) Did Not Sign
TBA
0.0
-0.1
0.0
6
9
2009
Zachary Rosscup
RP
21.0
Amateur Draft (Round 28)
TBA
0.0
-0.4
0.0
6
19
2009
Kirby Yates
RP
22.2
Signed as an Amateur Free Agent
TBA
0.0
0.5
0.5
7
2
2009
Jonathan Meloan
RP
25.0
Received in Trade
CLE
TBA
-0.2
0.3
0.0
7
2
2009
Winston Abreu
RP
32.2
Traded Away
TBA
CLE
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
7
2
2009
Dewon Day
RP
28.8
Released
TBA
-0.5
0.0
7
30
2009
Jose Lobaton
C
24.8
Selected off of Waivers
SDN
TBA
-0.2
1.7
1.2
8
1
2009
Jeff Bennett
RP
29.1
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
1.1
0.3
-0.3
8
1
2009
Ray Sadler
LF
28.9
Released
TBA
-0.1
0.0
8
1
2009
James Houser
RP
24.6
Released
TBA
0.0
-0.1
8
6
2009
Winston Abreu
RP
32.3
Signed as a Free Agent
TBA
-0.6
-0.2
0.1
8
7
2009
Matt DeSalvo
SP
28.9
Released
TBA
-0.3
0.0
8
7
2009
Gregg Zaun
C
38.3
Received in Trade
BAL
TBA
12.9
0.9
0.3
8
8
2009
Jorge Julio
RP
30.4
Released
TBA
2.3
-0.5
8
8
2009
Russ Springer
RP
40.8
Selected off of Waivers
OAK
TBA
3.0
0.2
0.2
8
8
2009
R.J. Swindle
RP
26.1
Selected off of Waivers
MIL
TBA
-0.6
0.0
0.0
8
12
2009
Jonathan Meloan
RP
25.1
Selected off of Waivers
TBA
PIT
-0.2
0.3
0.0
8
12
2009
R.J. Swindle
RP
26.1
Selected off of Waivers
TBA
CLE
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
8
15
2009
Rhyne Hughes
1B
25.9
Traded Away
TBA
BAL
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
8
29
2009
Scott Kazmir
SP
25.6
Traded Away
TBA
LAA
16.5
2.8
0.1
8
29
2009
Matt Sweeney
Received in Trade
LAA
TBA
0.0
0.0
0.0
8
29
2009
Alexander Torres
RP
21.7
Received in Trade
LAA
TBA
0.0
2.1
2.0
9
1
2009
Sean Rodriguez
2B
24.4
Received in Trade
LAA
TBA
-0.1
8.0
8.0
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Trades


12 / 10 / 2008
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RF
DET
24.4
1.7
9.0
9.0
-0.2
Totals      
1.7
9.0
9.0
-0.2
Detroit Tigers Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
TBA
25.3
1.9
8.3
4.2
4.2
Totals      
1.9
8.3
4.2
4.2
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
8.3
9.0
0.7
 
4.2
-0.2
-4.4
9.0
8.3
-0.7
 
-0.2
4.2
4.4



2 / 19 / 2009
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
Isaias Velasquez
CLE
Totals      
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Cleveland Indians Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
TBA
30.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Totals      
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0



5 / 8 / 2009
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
2B
OAK
33.8
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.2
Totals      
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.2
Oakland Athletics Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
2B
TBA
33.3
19.1
1.8
1.0
1.0
Totals      
19.1
1.8
1.0
1.0
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
0.2
1.8
1.6
 
0.2
1.0
0.8
1.8
0.2
-1.6
 
1.0
0.2
-0.8



7 / 2 / 2009
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
CLE
25.0
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.3
Totals      
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.3
Cleveland Indians Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
RP
TBA
32.2
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
-0.3
Totals      
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
-0.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.3
0.3
0.5
 
-0.3
0.3
0.5
0.3
-0.3
-0.5
 
0.3
-0.3
-0.5



8 / 15 / 2009
Baltimore Orioles Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
1B
TBA
25.9
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Totals      
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
C
BAL
38.3
12.9
0.9
0.3
0.3
Totals      
12.9
0.9
0.3
0.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.1
0.9
1.0
 
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.9
-0.1
-1.0
 
0.3
0.0
-0.3



4 / 5 / 2009
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
COL
21.3
0.0
-0.9
0.0
0.0
Totals      
0.0
-0.9
0.0
0.0
Colorado Rockies Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
TBA
26.6
-0.0
9.3
3.4
1.6
Totals      
-0.0
9.3
3.4
1.6
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
-0.9
9.3
10.2
 
0.0
1.6
1.6
9.3
-0.9
-10.2
 
1.6
0.0
-1.6



8 / 29 / 2009
Tampa Bay Rays Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
2B
LAA
24.3
-0.1
8.0
8.0
0.0
RP
LAA
21.7
0.0
2.1
2.0
0.0
Matt Sweeney
LAA
Totals      
-0.1
10.1
10.0
0.0
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Receive
       
Wins Above Replacement
Player
Pos
From
SP
TBA
25.6
16.5
2.8
0.1
1.3
Totals      
16.5
2.8
0.1
1.3
Team Analysis
WAR After Trade WAR First Year
Tm
 
2.8
10.1
7.3
 
1.3
0.0
-1.3
10.1
2.8
-7.3
 
0.0
1.3
1.3



Any questions, comments, suggestions?? Please contact the webmaster at BaseballGauge@gmail.com

The statistics used were obtained free of charge from The Baseball Databank.

Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James