1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Roster

The 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1998 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays salary list, a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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Complete Roster

6-04
195
Left
Left
1968-06-12
6-01
235
Left
Left
1970-03-24
6-04
240
Right
Right
1968-07-18
6-01
185
Right
Right
1970-01-26
6-00
200
Left
Right
1974-10-11
6-03
205
Right
Right
1966-07-05
6-01
180
Right
Right
1970-08-13
6-03
167
Right
Right
1973-08-27
6-04
235
Right
Right
1964-11-11
6-06
220
Right
Right
1973-10-27
6-02
205
Right
Right
1971-08-18
6-01
195
Right
Both
1970-05-16
6-05
205
Left
Left
1969-04-14
6-03
205
Right
Right
1972-06-03
6-02
180
Left
Left
1969-10-16
6-00
175
Right
Right
1973-01-20
6-02
205
Left
Left
1974-04-29
5-10
185
Right
Right
1965-02-12
6-02
185
Left
Left
1973-05-02
6-03
205
Left
Left
1973-01-25
6-04
215
Right
Right
1968-12-23
6-04
255
Right
Right
1975-06-22
6-02
205
Right
Right
1969-05-28
6-01
195
Right
Right
1967-10-21
6-03
195
Right
Right
1969-11-27
6-02
197
Right
Left
1958-06-15
6-00
225
Right
Right
1974-05-04
6-02
200
Right
Right
1971-06-03
6-03
209
Right
Right
1972-05-19
6-03
225
Left
Left
1963-10-31
6-00
196
Right
Right
1967-09-29
6-03
190
Right
Right
1974-05-10
6-01
175
Right
Both
1970-02-13
6-01
180
Right
Left
1973-05-01
6-04
195
Right
Right
1970-06-02
5-10
175
Left
Left
1964-09-26
5-08
170
Right
Both
1970-08-16
6-00
175
Left
Left
1973-10-03
6-03
205
Right
Right
1971-11-06
6-01
175
Right
Right
1965-07-08
6-02
190
Right
Both
1974-06-09
6-02
200
Right
Left
1965-11-17
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The 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays played 162 games during the regular season, won 63 games, lost 99 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Tropicana Field (Park Factors: 104/105) where 2,506,293 fans witnessed their 1998 Devil Rays finish the season with a .389 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Opening Day starters list, a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays salary list, a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays uniform number breakdown and a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays primary starters list:

1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Salaries

Fred McGriff $5,500,000.00
Wilson Alvarez $4,500,000.00
Roberto Hernandez $4,000,000.00
Paul Sorrento $2,000,000.00
Kevin Stocker $1,800,000.00
John Flaherty $1,600,000.00
Dave Martinez $1,500,000.00
Wade Boggs $1,150,000.00
Scott Aldred $275,000.00
Quinton McCracken $270,000.00
Rick White $250,000.00
Rolando Arrojo $245,000.00
Albie Lopez $245,000.00
Dennis Springer $245,000.00
Mike Kelly $235,000.00
Terrell Wade $222,500.00
Tony Saunders $215,000.00
Mike DiFelice $210,000.00
Jim Mecir $205,000.00
Ramon Tatis $205,000.00
Rick Gorecki $200,000.00
Julio Santana $197,500.00
Miguel Cairo $195,000.00
Aaron Ledesma $195,000.00
Esteban Yan $195,000.00
Bryan Rekar $190,000.00
Bubba Trammell $180,000.00
Dan Carlson $175,000.00
Rich Butler $170,000.00
Mike Duvall $170,000.00
Eddie Gaillard $170,000.00
Jason Johnson $170,000.00
Scott McClain $170,000.00
Kerry Robinson $170,000.00
Matt Ruebel $170,000.00
Bobby Smith $170,000.00
Randy Winn $170,000.00

1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 1998 Tampa Bay Devil Rays Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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