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2008 Boston Red Sox

2008 > Class Major League > 2008 American League (East)
Overall: 95-67
Scored 845 runs, Allowed 694 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 95-67

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Terry Francona and Brad Mills
Represented: Boston, MA
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 2007 / 2009

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 David Aardsma 26 47 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Jeff Bailey 29 27 59 50 10 14 1 1 2 6 0 0 9 17 .280 .390 .460 .850 23 2 0 0 0 1
3 Jason Bay 29 49 211 184 39 54 12 2 9 37 3 0 22 51 .293 .370 .527 .897 97 4 2 0 3 2
4 Josh Beckett 28 27 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
5 Chris Carter* 25 9 20 18 5 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 5 .333 .400 .333 .733 6 0 0 0 0 0
6 Sean Casey* 33 69 218 199 14 64 14 0 0 17 1 0 17 25 .322 .381 .392 .773 78 6 2 0 0 3
7 Kevin Cash 30 61 162 142 11 32 7 0 3 15 0 0 18 50 .225 .309 .338 .647 48 6 0 0 2 1
8 Bartolo Colon 35 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Alex Cora* 32 75 179 152 14 41 8 2 0 9 1 1 16 13 .270 .371 .349 .719 53 3 9 1 1 1
10 Coco Crisp# 28 118 409 361 55 102 18 3 7 41 20 7 35 59 .283 .344 .407 .751 147 6 1 8 4 0
11 J.D. Drew* 32 109 456 368 79 103 23 4 19 64 4 1 79 80 .280 .408 .519 .927 191 11 4 0 5 5
12 Jacoby Ellsbury* 24 145 609 554 98 155 22 7 9 47 50 11 41 80 .280 .336 .394 .729 218 9 7 4 3 2
13 Mark Kotsay* 32 22 91 84 6 19 8 1 0 12 0 1 7 11 .226 .286 .345 .631 29 1 0 0 0 1
14 George Kottaras* 25 3 5 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jon Lester* 24 33 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Javier Lopez* 30 70 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Mike Lowell 34 113 468 419 58 115 27 0 17 73 2 2 38 61 .274 .338 .461 .798 193 14 5 0 6 2
18 Jed Lowrie# 24 81 306 260 34 67 25 3 2 46 1 0 35 68 .258 .339 .400 .739 104 8 1 2 8 0
19 Julio Lugo 32 82 307 261 27 70 13 0 1 22 12 4 34 51 .268 .355 .330 .685 86 13 4 3 5 0
20 Justin Masterson 23 36 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Daisuke Matsuzaka 27 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Brandon Moss* 24 34 86 78 7 23 5 1 2 11 1 1 6 25 .295 .337 .462 .799 36 0 0 0 2 0
23 David Ortiz* 32 109 491 416 74 110 30 1 23 89 1 0 70 74 .264 .369 .507 .877 211 11 1 1 3 12
24 Dustin Pedroia 24 157 726 653 118 213 54 2 17 83 20 1 50 52 .326 .376 .493 .869 322 17 7 7 9 1
25 Manny Ramirez 36 100 425 365 66 109 22 1 20 68 1 0 52 86 .299 .398 .529 .926 193 12 8 0 0 8
26 David Ross 31 8 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 1 0 0
27 Joe Thurston* 28 4 9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .111 .000 .111 0 0 1 0 0 0
28 Jonathan Van Every* 28 11 18 17 0 4 0 1 0 5 0 0 1 6 .235 .278 .353 .631 6 0 0 0 0 0
29 Jason Varitek# 36 131 483 423 37 93 20 0 13 43 0 1 52 122 .220 .313 .359 .672 152 13 6 0 2 3
30 Gil Velazquez 28 3 8 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 1 0 0 0 0 0
31 Tim Wakefield 41 30 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Kevin Youkilis 29 145 621 538 91 168 43 4 29 115 3 5 62 108 .312 .390 .569 .958 306 11 12 0 9 7
32 Players 29.7 162 6402 5596 845 1565 353 33 173 807 120 35 646 1068 .280 .358 .447 .805 2503 147 70 28 62 49
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 David Aardsma 26 4 2 .667 5.55 47 0 7 0 0 0 48.2 49 32 30 4 35 2 49 5 0 3 228 1.726 9.1 0.7 6.5 9.1 1.40
2 Josh Beckett 28 12 10 .545 4.03 27 27 0 1 0 0 174.1 173 80 78 18 34 1 172 9 0 5 725 1.187 8.9 0.9 1.8 8.9 5.06
3 Michael Bowden 21 1 0 1.000 3.60 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 7 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 22 1.600 12.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
4 Clay Buchholz 23 2 9 .182 6.75 16 15 0 1 0 0 76.0 93 63 57 11 41 1 72 2 1 2 357 1.763 11.0 1.3 4.9 8.5 1.76
5 Bartolo Colon 35 4 2 .667 3.92 7 7 0 0 0 0 39.0 44 23 17 5 10 0 27 2 0 0 173 1.385 10.2 1.2 2.3 6.2 2.70
6 Bryan Corey 34 0 0 10.50 7 0 2 0 0 0 6.0 11 7 7 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 31 2.333 16.5 1.5 4.5 6.0 1.33
7 Manny Delcarmen 26 1 2 .333 3.27 73 0 16 0 0 2 74.1 55 28 27 5 28 1 72 3 0 0 307 1.117 6.7 0.6 3.4 8.7 2.57
8 Devern Hansack 30 1 0 1.000 4.05 4 0 3 0 0 0 6.2 6 5 3 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 26 1.050 8.1 0.0 1.4 6.8 5.00
9 Craig Hansen 24 1 3 .250 5.58 32 0 6 0 0 2 30.2 29 23 19 2 23 1 25 1 0 3 146 1.696 8.5 0.6 6.8 7.3 1.09
10 Jon Lester* 24 16 6 .727 3.21 33 33 0 2 2 0 210.1 202 78 75 14 66 1 152 10 1 3 874 1.274 8.6 0.6 2.8 6.5 2.30
11 Javier Lopez* 30 2 0 1.000 2.43 70 0 10 0 0 0 59.1 53 18 16 4 27 0 38 2 0 1 247 1.348 8.0 0.6 4.1 5.8 1.41
12 Justin Masterson 23 6 5 .545 3.16 36 9 6 0 0 0 88.1 68 31 31 10 40 3 68 8 0 1 365 1.223 6.9 1.0 4.1 6.9 1.70
13 Daisuke Matsuzaka 27 18 3 .857 2.90 29 29 0 0 0 0 167.2 128 58 54 12 94 1 154 7 0 5 716 1.324 6.9 0.6 5.0 8.3 1.64
14 Hideki Okajima* 32 3 2 .600 2.61 64 0 11 0 0 1 62.0 49 18 18 6 23 1 60 1 0 2 258 1.161 7.1 0.9 3.3 8.7 2.61
15 Jonathan Papelbon 27 5 4 .556 2.34 67 0 62 0 0 41 69.1 58 24 18 4 8 0 77 0 0 2 273 0.952 7.5 0.5 1.0 10.0 9.63
16 David Pauley 25 0 1 .000 11.68 6 2 3 0 0 0 12.1 23 17 16 2 5 0 11 1 0 0 67 2.270 16.8 1.5 3.6 8.0 2.20
17 Chris Smith 27 1 0 1.000 7.85 12 0 3 0 0 0 18.1 18 16 16 6 7 0 13 0 0 0 78 1.364 8.8 2.9 3.4 6.4 1.86
18 Kyle Snyder 30 0 0 21.60 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 2 4 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 9 2.400 10.8 5.4 10.8 5.4 0.50
19 Julian Tavarez 35 0 1 .000 6.39 9 0 2 0 0 0 12.2 18 12 9 0 9 0 6 1 0 1 64 2.132 12.8 0.0 6.4 4.3 0.67
20 Mike Timlin 42 4 4 .500 5.66 47 0 26 0 0 1 49.1 60 32 31 9 20 4 32 1 0 1 227 1.622 10.9 1.6 3.6 5.8 1.60
21 Tim Wakefield 41 10 11 .476 4.13 30 30 0 1 0 0 181.0 154 89 83 25 60 0 117 13 0 12 754 1.182 7.7 1.2 3.0 5.8 1.95
22 Charlie Zink 28 0 0 16.62 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 11 8 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 25 2.769 22.8 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.00
22 Players 29.0 95 67 .586 4.01 162 162 157 5 16 47 1446.1 1369 694 645 147 548 17 1185 68 2 43 6180 1.325 8.5 0.9 3.4 7.4 2.16
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jason Varitek 131 903 42 4 7 .996 7.21 4 56 16 22%
Kevin Cash 57 280 26 4 5 .987 5.37 14 38 16 30%
David Ross 8 23 0 0 0 1.000 2.88 0 2 0 0%
George Kottaras 2 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.50 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Kevin Youkilis 125 923 87 4 92 .996 8.08
Sean Casey 45 331 13 3 25 .991 7.64
Jeff Bailey 12 77 3 0 10 1.000 6.67
Mark Kotsay 6 35 3 1 7 .974 6.33
Brandon Moss 2 10 0 0 1 1.000 5.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dustin Pedroia 157 279 448 6 101 .992 4.63
Alex Cora 7 6 14 0 3 1.000 2.86
Jed Lowrie 3 2 4 0 0 1.000 2.00
Gil Velazquez 2 5 9 0 2 1.000 7.00

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mike Lowell 110 80 217 10 20 .967 2.70
Jed Lowrie 45 16 59 2 8 .974 1.67
Kevin Youkilis 36 23 70 3 5 .969 2.58
Kevin Cash 4 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Julio Lugo 81 100 176 16 34 .945 3.41
Alex Cora 69 74 136 6 39 .972 3.04
Jed Lowrie 49 46 109 0 21 1.000 3.16
Gil Velazquez 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Ramirez 66 0.00
Jacoby Ellsbury 58 0.00
Jason Bay 49 0.00
Brandon Moss 11 0.00
Jeff Bailey 5 0.00
Joe Thurston 4 0.00
Chris Carter 3 0.00
Julio Lugo 1 0.00
Jonathan Van Every 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Coco Crisp 114 0.00
Jacoby Ellsbury 66 0.00
J.D. Drew 1 0.00
Jonathan Van Every 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
J.D. Drew 106 0.00
Jacoby Ellsbury 36 0.00
Mark Kotsay 19 0.00
Brandon Moss 14 0.00
Jonathan Van Every 8 0.00
Kevin Youkilis 2 0.00
Jeff Bailey 1 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jacoby Ellsbury 140 332 4 0 2 1.000 2.40
Coco Crisp 114 234 4 2 1 .992 2.09
J.D. Drew 106 184 6 4 1 .979 1.79
Manny Ramirez 66 99 6 1 2 .991 1.59
Jason Bay 49 76 5 1 0 .988 1.65
Brandon Moss 23 36 2 0 0 1.000 1.65
Mark Kotsay 19 32 0 0 0 1.000 1.68
Jonathan Van Every 9 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.78
Jeff Bailey 6 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
Joe Thurston 4 5 0 0 0 1.000 1.25
Chris Carter 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Kevin Youkilis 2 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
Julio Lugo 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Manny Delcarmen 73 6 5 0 0 1.000 0.15
Javier Lopez 70 7 10 4 0 .810 0.24
Jonathan Papelbon 67 5 5 3 0 .769 0.15
Hideki Okajima 64 3 4 0 0 1.000 0.11
David Aardsma 47 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.19
Mike Timlin 47 1 9 0 0 1.000 0.21
Justin Masterson 36 3 10 1 2 .929 0.36
Jon Lester 33 19 21 2 3 .952 1.21
Craig Hansen 32 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.06
Tim Wakefield 30 7 15 1 1 .957 0.73
Daisuke Matsuzaka 29 16 19 1 2 .972 1.21
Josh Beckett 27 15 18 2 2 .943 1.22
Clay Buchholz 16 3 6 0 0 1.000 0.56
Chris Smith 12 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.42
Julian Tavarez 9 1 2 0 1 1.000 0.33
Bartolo Colon 7 2 4 2 0 .750 0.86
Bryan Corey 7 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.14
David Pauley 6 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.17
Devern Hansack 4 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00
Kyle Snyder 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Michael Bowden 1 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
Charlie Zink 1 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
David Aardsma 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Dec 27, 1981 Denver, CO, US 2008-03-26 2008-09-28
Jeff Bailey 29 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Nov 19, 1978 Longview, WA, US 2008-05-30 2008-09-28
Jason Bay 29 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Sep 20, 1978 Trail, BC, CA 2008-08-01 2008-09-28
Josh Beckett 28 R R 6' 5.0" 230 May 15, 1980 Spring, TX, US 2008-04-06 2008-09-22
Michael Bowden 21 R R 6' 3.0" 215 Sep 9, 1986 Winfield, IL, US 2008-08-30 2008-08-30
Clay Buchholz 23 L R 6' 3.0" 190 Aug 14, 1984 Nederland, TX, US 2008-04-05 2008-08-20
Paul Byrd 37 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Dec 3, 1970 Louisville, KY, US 2008-08-16 2008-09-24
Chris Carter 25 L L 6' 0.0" 230 Sep 16, 1982 Fremont, CA, US 2008-06-05 2008-09-28
Sean Casey 33 L R 6' 4.0" 215 Jul 2, 1974 Willingboro, NJ, US 2008-03-26 2008-09-28
Kevin Cash 30 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Dec 6, 1977 Tampa, FL, US 2008-04-04 2008-09-28
Bartolo Colon 35 R R 5' 11.0" 285 May 24, 1973 Altamira, Puerto Plata, DO 2008-05-21 2008-09-13
Alex Cora 32 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Oct 18, 1975 Caguas, PR 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Bryan Corey 34 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Oct 21, 1973 Thousand Oaks, CA, US 2008-03-25 2008-04-25
Coco Crisp 28 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Nov 1, 1979 Los Angeles, CA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Manny Delcarmen 26 R R 6' 2.0" 225 Feb 16, 1982 Boston, MA, US 2008-03-26 2008-09-28
J.D. Drew 32 L R 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 20, 1975 Tallahassee, FL, US 2008-04-02 2008-09-28
Jacoby Ellsbury 24 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 11, 1983 Madras, OR, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Devern Hansack 30 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Feb 5, 1978 Pearl Lagoon, NI 2008-09-13 2008-09-28
Craig Hansen 24 R R 6' 6.0" 210 Nov 15, 1983 Glen Cove, NY, US 2008-04-23 2008-07-29
Mark Kotsay 32 L L 6' 0.0" 220 Dec 2, 1975 Whittier, CA, US 2008-08-28 2008-09-28
George Kottaras 25 L R 6' 0.0" 200 May 10, 1983 Scarborough, ON, CA 2008-09-13 2008-09-28
Jon Lester 24 L L 6' 4.0" 240 Jan 7, 1984 Tacoma, WA, US 2008-03-26 2008-09-25
Javier Lopez 30 L L 6' 4.0" 220 Jul 11, 1977 San Juan, PR 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Mike Lowell 34 R R 6' 4.0" 195 Feb 24, 1974 San Juan, PR 2008-03-25 2008-09-26
Jed Lowrie 24 S R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 17, 1984 Salem, OR, US 2008-04-15 2008-09-28
Julio Lugo 32 R R 6' 1.0" 175 Nov 16, 1975 Barahona, Barahona, DO 2008-03-25 2008-07-11
Justin Masterson 23 R R 6' 6.0" 250 Mar 22, 1985 Kingston, JM 2008-04-24 2008-09-28
Daisuke Matsuzaka 27 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Sep 13, 1980 Tokyo, JP 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Brandon Moss 24 L R 6' 0.0" 210 Sep 16, 1983 Monroe, GA, US 2008-03-25 2008-07-21
Hideki Okajima 32 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Dec 25, 1975 Kyoto, Kyoto, JP 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
David Ortiz 32 L L 6' 4.0" 230 Nov 18, 1975 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Jonathan Papelbon 27 R R 6' 4.0" 215 Nov 23, 1980 Baton Rouge, LA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
David Pauley 25 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jun 17, 1983 Longmont, CO, US 2008-04-22 2008-09-26
Dustin Pedroia 24 R R 5' 8.0" 165 Aug 17, 1983 Woodland, CA, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Manny Ramirez 36 R R 6' 0.0" 225 May 30, 1972 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-03-25 2008-07-30
David Ross 31 R R 6' 2.0" 230 Mar 19, 1977 Bainbridge, GA, US 2008-09-02 2008-09-28
Chris Smith 27 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Apr 9, 1981 Apple Valley, CA, US 2008-06-21 2008-09-26
Kyle Snyder 30 S R 6' 8.0" 230 Sep 9, 1977 Houston, TX, US 2008-03-25 2008-04-05
Julian Tavarez 35 L R 6' 2.0" 165 May 22, 1973 Santiago, Santiago, DO 2008-04-05 2008-05-11
Joe Thurston 28 L R 5' 11.0" 225 Sep 29, 1979 Fairfield, CA, US 2008-04-17 2008-04-21
Mike Timlin 42 R R 6' 4.0" 205 Mar 10, 1966 Midland, TX, US 2008-04-11 2008-09-28
Jonathan Van Every 28 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Nov 27, 1979 Brandon, MS, US 2008-05-14 2008-09-28
Jason Varitek 36 S R 6' 2.0" 230 Apr 11, 1972 Rochester, MI, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Gil Velazquez 28 R R 6' 2.0" 185 Oct 17, 1979 Los Angeles, CA, US 2008-09-25 2008-09-28
Tim Wakefield 41 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 2, 1966 Melbourne, FL, US 2008-04-04 2008-09-28
Kevin Youkilis 29 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Mar 15, 1979 Cincinnati, OH, US 2008-03-25 2008-09-28
Charlie Zink 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 26, 1979 Carmichael, CA, US 2008-08-12 2008-08-12

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