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Rays season preview: Roster

Published:   |   Updated: March 30, 2013 at 07:14 PM

PITCHERS
No. Player B/T Ht. Wt. Age
 
14 David Price L/L 6-6 220 27 10-2, 2.51 ERA in 16 starts against AL East in 2012.
 
58 Jeremy Hellickson R/R 6-1 190 25 2.96 ERA as a starter is second-lowest among active starters.
 
55 Matt Moore L/L 6-3 210 23 Held lefties to a .188 average from May 17 to end of season.
 
53 Alex Cobb R/R 6-3 190 25 Allowed three earned runs or less in 14 of his final 15 starts.
 
40 Roberto Hernandez R/R 6-4 230 32 Fourth in the AL Cy Young Award voting in 2007.
 
34 Jeff Niemann R/R 6-9 285 30 .606 career winning percentage is second-highest in club history.
 
35 Jamey Wright  R/R  6-6  235  38 357 2/3 IP since 2008, second-most in majors by a reliever.
 
27 Cesar Ramos  L/L 6-2 205 28 Allowed only two extra-base hits in his 17 appearances.
 
43 Kyle Farnsworth R/R 6-4 230 36 Third among active pitchers with 810 appearances.
 
57 Jake McGee L/L 6-3 230 26 Held right-handers to .098 batting average after Aug. 1.
 
62 Joel Peralta R/R 5-11 205 37 147 appearances since 2011 are most among AL relievers.
 
56 Fernando Rodney R/R 5-11 220 36 Allowed one earned run over final 45 appearances in 2012.
 

CATCHERS

No. Player B/T  Ht.  Wt.  Age
 
28 Jose Molina R/R 6-0 250 37 Eight HRs and 32 RBIs in 2012 were career-highs.
 
59 Jose Lobaton S/R 6-0 210 28 Hit .300 in 60 at-bats as a right-handed hitter.
 

INFIELDERS
 
 
No. Player B/T Ht. Wt. Age
 
21 James Loney L/L 6-3 220 28 782 games played in last five seasons are seventh-most in majors.
 
2 Kelly Johnson L/R 6-1 200 31 62 home runs since 2010 are fourth-most by a second baseman.
 
11 Yunel Escobar R/R 6-2 210 30 .868 zone rating in 2012 led all major league shortstops.
 
3 Evan Longoria R/R 6-2 210 27 Averaged an RBI for every 4.96 at-bats in 2012.
 
1 Sean Rodriguez R/R 6-0 200 27 10-game hitting streak in 2012 is second-longest of career.
 
19 Ryan Roberts R/R 5-11 195 32 No errors in 225 total chances in 2012 at second base.
 
30 Luke Scott L/R 6-0 220 34 Hit .273 with six HRs and 21 RBIs in last 23 games in 2012.
 

OUTFIELDERS
 
No. Player B/T Ht. Wt. Age
 
18 Ben Zobrist S/R 6-3 210 31 157 games played in 2012 was a career-high.
 
8 Desmond Jennings R/R 6-2 200 26 93.9 stolen base percentage was third-best in major leagues.
 
20 Matt Joyce L/R 6-2 205 28 239 starts in right field are most in club history.
 
5 Sam Fuld L/L 5-10 175 31 Hit .372 when playing right field in 2012.
 


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