The Greatest (Devil) Rays to Ever Wear... #18

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)

19- (Still Pending)

Today, we'll discuss the number "18"

The Candidates:

Julio Franco (1999), Ben Grieve(2001-2003), Nick Green(2005-2006), Ben Zobrist(2006-2009), Dustin Mohr(2007)

Julio Franco played in 1 game for the Devil Rays where he had 1 at-bat and promptly struck out resulting in a .000 batting average.

Ben Grieve was apart of a three-team trade, in 2001, that Johnny Damon, Cory Lidle, and Mark Ellis to the Oakland Athletics, The Kansas City Royals received Roberto Hernandez, Angel Berroa, and A.J. Hinch. Ben Grieve was sent to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays from the Oakland Athletics. Grieve appeared in 345 games where he had 302 hits, 67 doubles, 2 triples, 34 homeruns, batted .254.

Nick Green was traded by the Atlanta Braves for Jorge Sosa in 2005. Green would appear in 128 games where he would have 79 hits, 15 doubles, 2 triples, 5 homeruns, 3 stolen bases, and batted .239.

Ben Zobrist was traded along with Mitch Talbot from the Houston Astros for Aubrey Huff in 2006. Zobrist played in 297 games where he has 255 hits, 46 doubles, 11 triples, 42 homeruns, 148 RBIs, 24 stolen bases, batted .260, and was an All-Star in 2009.

Dustin Mohr played in 7 games where he had 2 hits, 1 homerun and 2 RBIs, and batted .125.


So, Draysbay, I turn to you...

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