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2005 Atlanta Braves season

2005 Atlanta Braves
2005 NL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia (since 1966)
  • Results
    Record 90–72 (.556)
    Divisional place 1st
    Other information
    Owner(s) Time Warner
    General manager(s) John Schuerholz
    Manager(s) Bobby Cox
    Local television TBS Superstation
    Turner South
    (Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray)
    FSN South
    (Tom Paciorek, Bob Rathbun)
    Local radio WGST
    WKLS
    (Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Don Sutton, Joe Simpson, Chip Caray)
    WWWE
    (Luis Octavio Dozal, Jose Manuel Flores)
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    The 2005 Atlanta Braves season marked the franchise's 40th season in Atlanta. The Braves won their 15th consecutive division title under Manager of the Year Bobby Cox, finishing 10 games ahead of the second-place Philadelphia Phillies. The Braves lost the 2003 Divisional Series to the Houston Astros, 3 games to 2.

    Tim Hudson joined the Braves' rotation and rookies Jeff Francoeur, Kelly Johnson and Brian McCann had their first seasons with Atlanta in 2005.

    Offseason

    • October 15, 2004: DeWayne Wise was selected off waivers by the Detroit Tigers from the Atlanta Braves.[1]
    • December 3, 2004: Julio Franco was signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[2]
    • December 11, 2004: Traded by the Milwaukee Brewers to the Atlanta Braves for a player to be named later and Jose Capellan. The Atlanta Braves sent Alec Zumwalt (minors) (December 14, 2004) to the Milwaukee Brewers to complete the trade.[3]
    • December 16, 2004: Tim Hudson was traded by the Oakland Athletics to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Cruz, Dan Meyer, and Charles Thomas.[4]
    • January 14, 2005: Raúl Mondesí Signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[5]
    • March 31, 2005: Jorge Sosa was traded by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to the Atlanta Braves for Nick Green.[6]

    Regular season

    Opening Day starters[9]

    Position Name
    Starting Pitcher John Smoltz
    Catcher Johnny Estrada
    First Baseman Adam LaRoche
    Second Baseman Marcus Giles
    Third Baseman Chipper Jones
    Shortstop Rafael Furcal
    Left Fielder Brian Jordan
    Center Fielder Andruw Jones
    Right Fielder Raúl Mondesí

    Season standings

    Template:MLB standings

    Notable transactions

    • April 15, 2005: John Foster signed as a Free Agent with the Atlanta Braves.[10]
    • June 1, 2005: Raúl Mondesí was released by the Atlanta Braves.[11]
    • July 31, 2005: Traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Atlanta Braves for Roman Colon and Zach Miner.[12]
    • August 29, 2005: Todd Hollandsworth was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Atlanta Braves for Angelo Burrows (minors) and Todd Blackford (minors).[13]
    • Notable picks in the 2005 Draft include Joey Devine (26th pick overall), Yunel Escobar (2nd round), and Jordan Schaefer (3rd round).

    Roster

    2005 Atlanta Braves
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    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

    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

    2005 National League Division Series

    Atlanta Braves vs. Houston Astros

    Houston wins series, 3–1.

    Game Score Date
    1 Houston 10, Atlanta 5 October 5
    2 Atlanta 7, Houston 1 October 6
    3 Houston 7, Atlanta 3 October 8
    4 Houston 7, Atlanta 6 (18 innings) October 9

    Awards and honors

    2005 Major League Baseball season

    • Bobby Cox was voted the National League Manager of the Year for the second consecutive year.
    • John Smoltz was chosen to receive the Roberto Clemente Award
    • Andruw Jones led the National League in home runs and runs batted in. He was the recipient of a Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, and the Hank Aaron Award. Jones also finished second in voting for National League Most Valuable Player.
    • Jeff Francoeur finished third in voting for National League Rookie of the Year.

    2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

    Andruw Jones and John Smoltz represented the Atlanta Braves in the 2005 All Star Game. Jones hit a home run and Smoltz took the loss in the game.

    Farm system

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