2005 New York Yankees season: Wikis


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2005 New York Yankees
2005 AL East Champions
Major league affiliations
2005 information
Owner(s) George Steinbrenner
Manager(s) Joe Torre
Local television WWOR-TV
(Michael Kay, Jim Kaat)
YES Network
(Michael Kay, Jim Kaat, Ken Singleton, Bobby Murcer, Paul O'Neill, David Justice)
Local radio WCBS (AM)
(John Sterling)
(Francisco X. Rivera, Beto Villa)

The New York Yankees' 2005 season was the 103rd season for the Yankees. The team finished with a record of 95-67 finishing with the same record as the Boston Red Sox but winning the division due to a head-to-head advantage over Boston. New York was managed by Joe Torre. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the playoffs, they lost in the ALDS in 5 games to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.



Regular season


Season standings

East Division W L GB Pct.
New York Yankees 95 67 -- .586
Boston Red Sox 95 67 -- .586
Toronto Blue Jays 80 82 15 .494
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 21 .457
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 67 95 28 .414

Notable Transactions

  • July 1, 2005: Mike Stanton was released by the Yankees.[2]
  • July 30, 2005: Alan Embree was signed as a free agent by the Yankees.[8]
  • July 31, 2005: Buddy Groom was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks by the New York Yankees as part of a conditional deal. [6]
  • August 30, 2005: Mark Bellhorn was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees. [9]


2005 New York Yankees
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager


Game Log

Player stats


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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Félix Rodríguez 34 0 0 5.01 18


Game Score Date
1 New York 4, Los Angeles 2 October 4
2 New York 3, Los Angeles 5 October 5
3 Los Angeles 11, New York 7 October 7
4 Los Angeles 2, New York 3 October 9
5 New York 3, Los Angeles 5 October 10

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Columbus Clippers International League Bucky Dent
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Bill Masse
A Tampa Yankees Florida State League Joe Breeden
A Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League Bill Mosiello
Short-Season A Staten Island Yankees New York-Penn League Andy Stankiewicz
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Oscar Acosta

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Staten Island, GCL Yankees[10][11]


  1. ^ Kenny Lofton page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b Mike Stanton page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Jaret Wright page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Randy Johnson page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/s/smallaa01.shtml
  6. ^ a b http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/groombu01.shtml
  7. ^ Ramiro Mendoza page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Alan Embree pate at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/b/bellhma01.shtml
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  11. ^ Baseball America 2006 Annual Directory

External links

Preceded by
New York Yankees
AL East Championship Season
Succeeded by
New York Yankees


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