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TGIT177DREF! The Top 177 Devil Rays Ever: #76-73

“Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.”

-Jane Austen

In our continuing efforts to preserve and protect the full, proud history of our proud, great and dominant franchise, and to hagiographize the many, many valiant warriors who have contributed to that proud history, every Friday we’ll be counting down The Top 177* Devil Rays Ever….

The 76th, 75th, 74th and 73rd Greatest Devil Rays Ever are….

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76. Ruddy Lugo P (2006-2007)

  • DEVIL RAY MOMENT: May 20 2006, Tropicana Field, pitched a perfect top of the 9th with one strikeout and earned his first MLB win when Russell Branyan’s walk-off HR in the bottom half beat the Marlins
  • DEVIL RAY STATS: 75 Games 4 Wins 95.2 Innings Pitched 56 Strikeouts 104 ERA+
  • In 2006 Tied a Devil Ray Rookie Record with 64 appearances, also led all AL Rookies
  • 85 Relief Innings Pitched in 2006 led MLB Rookies, and are the 4th most in any season by any Devil Ray
  • Brother of Julio Lugo, the 5th Greatest Devil Ray Ever

75. John Halama P (2004)

  • DEVIL RAY MOMENT: July 16 2004, Tropicana Field, pitched 8 shutout innings allowing only 3 hits and 0 walks while striking out 3 to earn the win in a 2-0 triumph over Baltimore
  • DEVIL RAY STATS: 34 Games 14 Starts 7 Wins 118.2 Innings Pitched 59 Strikeouts
  • Handed Curt Schilling his lone Fenway loss of 2004 on August 9th by tossing 6.0 innings of 3-run ball in an 8-3 Devil Ray win

74. Seth McClung P (2003, 2005-2006)

  • DEVIL RAY MOMENT: September 28 2005, Jacobs Field, pitched 8 shutout innings allowing only 4 hits and 0 walks while striking out 4, earned the win after Julio Lugo’s sac fly off Cliff Lee provided the game’s only run in the top of the 8th
  • DEVIL RAY STATS: 85 Games 37 Starts 17 Wins  6 Saves 251 Innings Pitched 176 Strikeouts
  • July 28 2007 Traded To The Brewers For Grant Balfour
  • First Devil Ray To Earn The Win In A Relief Appearance In His MLB Debut (Fourth Devil Ray to win MLB debut)
  • The Third Devil Ray To Win Four Games In August (2005)

73. Kevin Stocker SS (1998-2000)

  • DEVIL RAY MOMENT: May 12 1998, Tropicana Field, bottom of the 14th, Devil Rays trail Cleveland 5-4, 1 out and man on 1st, hits the second walkoff home run in Devil Rays history out to deep right
  • DEVIL RAY STATS: 231 Games 96 Runs 176 Hits 29 Doubles 6 Triples 9 HR 60 RBI 15 SB 70 BB

Previously….

#177: Kevin “Witter” Witt
#176: Damion Easley
#175: Jason Smith
#174: Justin Ruggiano
#173: Dwight Gooden
#172: Danny Clyburn
#171: Delvin James
#170: Steve Parris
#169: Pete LaForest
#168: Terry Shumpert
#167: Jon Switzer
#166: Chris Singleton
#165: David Lamb
#164: Ozzie Guillen
#163: Jason Standridge
#162: Brook Fordyce
#161: Midre Cummings
#160: Tomas Perez
#159: Juan Salas
#158: Felix Escalona
#157: Mark Guthrie
#156: Scott Aldred
#155: Scott Dohmann
#154: Rusty Meacham
#153: Javier Valentin
#152: Brian Stokes
#151: Chad Harville
#150: Shawn Riggans
#149: Fernando Perez
#148: Carlos Reyes
#147: Nick Bierbrodt
#146: Jorge Velandia
#145: Robert Fick
#144: Paul Abbott
#143: Dan “The Missile” Miceli
#142: Steve Kent
#141: Josh Paul
#140: Antonio Perez
#139: Brandon Backe
#138: Jason Johnson
#137: Chad Gaudin
#136: Andy Sheets
#135: Shawn Camp
#134: Vinny Castilla
#133: Russell Branyan
#132: Raul Casanova
#131: Josh Phelps
#130: Korean Sensation Jae Weong Seo
#129: Jeff Wallace
#128: Terrell Lowery
#127: Norm Charlton
#126: Alan “Al” Levine
#125: Al Martin
#124: The Lethal Weapon Gary Glover
#123: Rich Butler
#122: Brian Meadows
#121: Joe Borowski
#120: Elijah Dukes
#119: Chad Orvella
#118: Josh Wilson
#117: Troy Percival
#116: Tony Graffanino
#115: Geoff Blum
#114: Joey Gathright
#113: Herb Perry
#112-109: Alex Sanchez, Rey Ordonez, Rey Sanchez & Jason Conti
#108-105: Hideo Nomo, Eduardo Perez, Dave Eiland & Travis Phelps
#104-101: Ben “Zorilla” Zobrist, Mike Kelly, Trever Miller & Felix Martinez
#100-97: Dan Johnson, David Price, Al “The Eraser” Reyes & Cliff “Dr. Huxtable” Floyd
#96-93: Nick Green, Tim Corcoran, Doug Creek & Dan Wheeler
#92-89: Jason Hammel, Jose Guillen, Dennis Springer & Cory Lidle
#88-85: Jared Sandberg, Russ Johnson, Gabe Gross & Jason Tyner
#84-81: Danys Baez, Julio Santana, Dewon Brazelton & Alex S. Gonzalez
#80-77: Bobby Smith, Damon Hollins, Greg Norton, & Kevin Stocker

The Top 25 Devil Rays Ever (in advent calendar form)

*Based on players’ entire Devil Ray careers and regardless of position. Special thanks to B&C’s Robotto Clemente for crunching the numbers.

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