2005 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record73–89 (.451)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)Carl Lindner
General manager(s)Dan O'Brien, Jr.
Manager(s)Dave Miley, Jerry Narron
Local televisionFSN Ohio
(George Grande, Chris Welsh)
Local radioWLW
(Marty Brennaman, Joe Nuxhall, Steve Stewart)
StatsESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2005 Cincinnati Reds season was the 136th season for the franchise in Major League Baseball, and their third season at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. It consisted of the Reds finishing in fifth place in the National League Central Division and failing to improve on their 76–86 record from 2004. The Reds were managed by Dave Miley for most of the season, and after being fired, was followed by Jerry Narron.

The Reds missed the playoffs for the tenth straight season, tying a record set between 1980-89.

Offseason

Regular season

Season information

The Reds finished with an overall record of 73-89, 16 games under .500, and in 5th place behind the division winner, the St. Louis Cardinals. They were 27 games behind the Cardinals in their division, and 16 games behind the second place team, the Houston Astros, the eventual National League champions. The Reds finished 8 games behind the third place team, the Milwaukee Brewers, and 6 games behind the fourth place team, the Chicago Cubs. The Reds were six games ahead of the last place team, the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Sean Casey led the team in batting average with an average of .312. Adam Dunn led the team in both home runs and RBI, with 40 and 101, respectively. Aaron Harang led the team in wins with 11. Felipe López was the only Red to make the National League All-Star team.

The Reds finished in 13th out of 16 teams in the National League in attendance. The Reds scored 820 runs and allowed 889 runs. Ken Griffey, Jr. led the team in season salary at $12,500,000.

Season standings

National League Central

NL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 100 62 0.617 50–31 50–31
Houston Astros 89 73 0.549 11 53–28 36–45
Milwaukee Brewers 81 81 0.500 19 46–35 35–46
Chicago Cubs 79 83 0.488 21 38–43 41–40
Cincinnati Reds 73 89 0.451 27 42–39 31–50
Pittsburgh Pirates 67 95 0.414 33 34–47 33–48


Record vs. opponents


Source: [1]
Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL FLA HOU LAD MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 3–3 5–2 2–4 11–7 2–4 3–3 13–5 2–4 1–6 3–4 3–4 10–9 7–11 2–5 2–4 8–10
Atlanta 3–3 6–1 7–3 2–4 10–8 5–1 3–3 3–3 13–6 9–10 4–3 1–5 4–2 3–3 10–9 7–8
Chicago 2–5 1–6 6–9 4–3 5–4 9–7 4–2 7–9 2–4 2–4 11–5 4–3 5–2 10–6 1–5 6–9
Cincinnati 4–2 3–7 9–6 3–3 2–4 4–12 3–4 6–10 3–3 3–4 9–7 4–2 3–5 5–11 5–1 7-8
Colorado 7–11 4–2 3–4 3–3 3–3 1–5 11–8 1–5 3–4 2–4 3–7 7–11 7–11 4–4 2–4 6–9
Florida 4–2 8–10 4–5 4–2 3–3 4–3 5–2 3–4 8–10 9–10 3–4 2–4 4–2 3–4 9–9 10–5
Houston 3–3 1–5 7–9 12–4 5–1 3-4 4–2 10–5 5–5 6–0 9–7 4–3 3–4 5–11 5–2 7–8
Los Angeles 5–13 3–3 2–4 4–3 8–11 2–5 2–4 5–1 3–3 3–3 5–2 11–7 9–10 2–5 2–4 5–13
Milwaukee 4–2 3–3 9–7 10–6 5–1 4–3 5–10 1–5 3–3 4–5 9–7 3–4 4–3 5–11 4–4 8–7
New York 6–1 6–13 4–2 3–3 4–3 10–8 5–5 3–3 3–3 11–7 3–3 4–2 3–3 2–5 11–8 5–10
Philadelphia 4-3 10–9 4–2 4–3 4–2 10–9 0–6 3–3 5–4 7–11 4–3 6–0 5–1 4–2 11–8 7–8
Pittsburgh 4–3 3–4 5–11 7–9 7–3 4–3 7–9 2–5 7–9 3–3 3–4 3–4 2–4 4–12 1–5 5–7
San Diego 9–10 5–1 3–4 2–4 11–7 4–2 3–4 7–11 4–3 2–4 0–6 4–3 12–6 4–3 5–1 7–11
San Francisco 11–7 2–4 2–5 5–3 11–7 2–4 4–3 10–9 3–4 3–3 1–5 4–2 6–12 2–4 3–3 6–12
St. Louis 5–2 3–3 6–10 11–5 4–4 4-3 11–5 5–2 11–5 5–2 2–4 12–4 3–4 4–2 4–2 10–5
Washington 4–2 9–10 5–1 1–5 4–2 9-9 2–5 4–2 4–4 8–11 8–11 5–1 1–5 3–3 2–4 12–6


Transactions

Roster

2005 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Jason LaRue 110 361 94 .260 14 60
1B Sean Casey 137 529 165 .312 9 58
2B Rich Aurilia 114 426 120 .282 14 68
SS Felipe López 148 580 169 .291 23 85
3B Joe Randa 92 332 96 .289 13 48
LF Adam Dunn 160 543 134 .247 40 101
CF Ken Griffey Jr. 128 491 148 .301 35 92
RF Austin Kearns 112 387 93 .240 18 67

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ryan Freel 103 369 100 .271 4 21
Wily Mo Peña 99 311 79 .254 19 51
Javier Valentín 76 221 62 .281 14 50
Edwin Encarnación 69 211 49 .232 9 31
Jacob Cruz 110 127 30 .236 4 18
D'Angelo Jiménez 35 105 24 .229 0 5
Ray Olmedo 54 77 17 .221 1 4
Chris Denorfia 18 38 10 .263 1 2
William Bergolla 17 38 5 .132 0 1
Jason Romano 19 30 8 .267 1 3
Aaron Holbert 22 27 6 .222 0 2
Luis López 17 27 6 .222 0 2
Kenny Kelly 7 9 3 .333 0 2
Dane Sardinha 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Miguel Pérez 2 3 0 .000 0 0
Anderson Machado 2 2 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Aaron Harang 32 211.2 11 13 3.83 163
Eric Milton 34 186.1 8 15 6.47 123
Ramón Ortiz 30 171.1 9 11 5.36 96
Brandon Claussen 29 166.2 10 11 4.21 121
Luke Hudson 19 84.2 6 9 6.38 53
Paul Wilson 9 46.1 1 5 7.77 30

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Randy Keisler 24 56.0 2 1 6.27 43
Elizardo Ramírez 6 22.1 0 3 8.46 9

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Kent Mercker 78 3 1 4 3.65 45
David Weathers 73 7 4 15 3.94 61
Matt Belisle 60 4 8 1 4.41 59
Todd Coffey 57 4 1 1 4.50 26
Ryan Wagner 42 3 2 0 6.11 39
Brian Shackelford 37 1 0 0 2.43 17
Jason Standridge 32 2 2 0 4.06 17
Ricky Stone 23 0 0 0 6.75 15
Danny Graves 20 1 1 10 7.36 8
Joe Valentine 16 0 1 0 8.16 9
Josh Hancock 11 1 0 0 1.93 5
Ben Weber 10 0 0 0 8.03 8
Allan Simpson 9 0 1 0 6.75 6
Chris Booker 3 0 0 0 31.50 2

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Louisville Bats International League Rick Sweet
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Jayhawk Owens
A Sarasota Reds Florida State League Edgar Caceres
A Dayton Dragons Midwest League Alonzo Powell
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Luis Aguayo
Rookie Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rick Burleson

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References

  1. ^ a b "Kenny Kelly Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "David Weathers Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "Reds sign Eric Milton to three-year deal".
  4. ^ "Jason Standridge Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007