Joe Maddon (No. 70) Manager
Born/lives: Hazleton, Pa./Tampa
Playing career: Played three seasons as Class A catcher.
Coaching career: Spent 31 years in the Angels organization, was bench coach for most of the previous 10 before coming to Tampa Bay for 2006 season.
Managing career: Won 2008 AL manager of the year award. Fifth season with Rays, 308-340.
Tom Foley (No. 6) Third base
Born/lives: Columbus, Ga./Palm Harbor
Playing career: Spent 13 years in the majors, primarily as a shortstop.
Coaching career: 15th season with Rays, ninth as third-base coach. Has served as major-league coach, minor-league manager, field coordinator and director of minor-league operations.
George Hendrick (No. 25) First base
Born/lives: Los Angeles/Las Vegas
Playing career: Four-time All-Star, 18 seasons in the majors.
Coaching career: Fifth year as first-base coach. Dodgers minor-league hitting coordinator for a season, Triple-A hitting coach for two. Angels first-base coach in '98-99 alongside Maddon.
Jim Hickey (No. 48) Pitching
Born/lives: Chicago/St. Cloud
Playing career: Eight seasons in minors; 36-30, 4.26 ERA.
Coaching career: Fourth season with Rays; 16 years in Astros organization, including 21/2 as major-league pitching coach, seven at Triple-A New Orleans.
Dave Martinez (No. 4) Bench
Born/lives: Brooklyn, N.Y./ Safety Harbor
Playing career: Spent 17 seasons as big-league outfielder, including 1998-2000 with Rays.
Coaching career: Third season as full-time coach, did spring training work previous two years.
Bobby Ramos (No. 7) Bullpen
Born/lives: Calabazar de Sagua, Cuba/Miami
Playing career: Parts of five seasons in majors as catcher.
Coaching career: Rejoined Rays in 2006 after six years as Angels' roving catching instructor. Managed GCL Rays in '97-98, Princeton Rays in 1999. Bullpen coach for Angels from 2000-02.
Derek Shelton (No. 17) Hitting
Born/lives: Carbondale, Ill. /Tampa
Playing career: Played two seasons in Yankees minor-league system as a catcher.
Coaching career: Joins Rays after five seasons as Indians hitting coach, worked previously in minors for Indians and Yankees.
Also in uniform
Stan Boroski (No. 46) Assistant to the pitching coach
Info: Joins Rays after 18 seasons with Astros as minor-league coach and scout. … Played six seasons in minors.
Don Zimmer (No. 62) Senior adviser
Info: Seventh year with Rays. … Managed Padres, Red Sox, Rangers, Cubs; coached for Expos, Giants, Rockies, Yankees. … Played 12 seasons in big leagues, most with Dodgers.