The Greatest (Devil) Rays to Ever Wear... #19

Uncontested Numbers:

98- Jae Soe

97- Joe Beimel

80- Julio Santana

71- Damian Rolls

70- Joe Maddon(Manager)

68- Ruddy Lugo

63- Jim "The Rookie" Morris

62- Jeff Sparks

42- Jackie Robinson (Retired by the MLB)

12- Wade Boggs

6- John Flarherty


As voted by

61- Travis Phelps (95% of the votes)

60- Jonny Gomes (61% of the votes)

59- Jorge Cantu (71% of the votes)

58- Wade Davis (54% of the votes)

57- Scott Kazmir (93% of the votes)

56- Tim Corcoran (50% of the votes)

55- Toby Hall (80% of the votes)

54- Geremi Gonzalez (53% of the votes)

53- Chad Bradford (83% of the votes)

52- Al Reyes (77% of the votes)

51- Trever Miller (60% of the votes)

50- Grant Balfour (64% of the votes)

49- Tanyon Sturtze (37% of the votes)

48- Joe Borowski (85% of the votes)

47- Victor Zambrano (94% of the votes)

46- Bobby Seay (57% of the votes)

45- Jim Mecir (67% of the votes)

44- Toby Hall (91% of the votes)

43- Esteban Yan (60% of the votes)

41- Paul Wilson (45% of the votes)

40- Troy Percival (52% of the votes)

39- J.P. Howell (66% of the votes)

38-Lance Carter (55% of the votes)

37-Seth McClung (65% of the votes)

36-Edwin Jackson (96% of the votes)

35-Dan Wheeler (54% of the votes)

34-Jeff Niemann (77% of the votes)

33-James Shields (81% of the votes)

32- Albie Lopez (55% of the votes)

31- Jonny Gomes (95% of the votes)

30- Rolando Arrojo (48% of the votes)

29- Fred McGriff (97% of the votes)

28- Danys Baez (66% of the votes)

27- Damon Hollins (52% of the votes)

26- Scott Kazmir (70% of the votes)

25- Russ Johnson (85% of the votes)

24- Tino Martinez (60% of the votes)

23- Carlos Pena (92% of the votes)

22- Matt Garza (91% of the votes)

21- Ty Wigginton (51% of the votes)

20- Miguel Cairo (57% of the votes)

Today, we'll discuss the number "19"

The Candidates: 

Kevin Stocker(1998-2000), Aubrey Huff(2000-2006), Scott Kazmir(2004-2009)

Kevin Stocker was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Devil Rays for Bobby Abreu. Stocker played in 231 games for the Devil Rays where he had 176 hits, 29 doubles, 6 triples, 14 homeruns, 172 RBIs, 30 stolen bases, and batted .250.

Abrey Huff played in 799 games where he had 400 runs(second all-time in Devil Rays history), 870 hits (2nd all-time), 172 doubles (2nd all-time), 9 triples (tied for 10th) , 128 homeruns (1st all-time), 449 RBIs (2nd all-time), 20 stolen bases, and batted .2879 (6th all-time). Huff hold the single season Devil Rays for hits with 198 (2003), 47 doubles (2003), 84 extra bases (2003), 259 times on base (2003), and 17 intestinal walks (2003). Abrey Huff was traded to the Houston Astros for Ben Zobrist and Mitch Talbot in 2006.

Scott Kazmir was traded by the New York Mets along with Jose Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Bartolome Fortunato and Victor Zambrano in 2004. While Kazmir played with the Devil Rays he earned 55 wins (1st all-time in Devil Rays history), 1 complete game shut-out, 874 strikeouts (1st all-time), a 3.92 ERA(5th all-time) and was an All-Star in 2006 and 2008. Kazmir holds the single season records with a 3.48 ERA (2007), strikeout/9IP with 10.41 (2007), strikeouts with 239 (lead all MLB, 2007), and games stared with 34 (2007).

So, Draysbay, I turn to you...

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