Oil Can Boyd
Dennis Ray Boyd
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 155 lb.
Born: October 6, 1959 in Meridian, MS
School: Jackson State University (Jackson, MS) by the Drafted Boston Red Sox in the 16th round of the 1980 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 13, 1982 (Age 22.342)
vs. CLE 5.1 IP, 7 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 2 ER, L Exceeded rookie limits during 1983 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Expos/Rangers 1982-1991 Agents: George Kalafatis, previously: Dennis Coleman [*] Final Game: October 1, 1991 (Age 31.360)
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News -- March 2014
3/14 Fantasy Baseball Crackerjacks: How to Panic Properly when your Snake Draft Goes Bad: SCENE: Your laptop is on top of your...er, lap. Your feet are comfortably propped up on the coffee table and your favor... ... News -- October 2013
10/19 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: ALCS Game Six Thread – Red Sox (3) vs. Tigers (2): First Pitch – 8:07PM – Fox Clay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Max Scherzer (21-3, 2.90) Red Sox Game Six History 1975 – Series ...
10/15 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: ALCS Game Three Thread – Red Sox (1) at Tigers (1): First Pitch – 4:07PM – Fox John Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46) Note: Sadness for me today as I will ... News -- June 2013
6/8 Knucklebawl.com: Saturday Stats: Angels visit FenwaySam Horn and Oil Can Boyd make their first appearance in Saturday Stats. ... News -- January 2013
News -- November 2012
11/9 District On Deck: This Day In Nationals History: Nov. 9. 1987: Today was the turning point of a great pitching career, and one of the great stories in Major League Baseball history. On this ...
11/1 District On Deck: Remembering Pascual Perez: Pascual Perez played for the Montreal Expos from 1987-1989, and while those Expos teams disappointed compared to the teams before ... News -- September 2012
9/7 High Heat Stats: Will the real Vance Worley please stand up? Please stand up… Please stand up…: Vance Worley had a wonderful start to his major-league career with the Phillies. Through his Age 23 season (2011) he pitched 144.2 ... News -- May 2012
5/1 Red Sox Life: Can Watch: This promises to be must-see TV. Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN We did one of the most wrenching interviews I've ... News -- March 2012
3/8 The Pesky Pole: 1986 Red Sox: Spring Training Begins:
March 8, 1986
RED SOX ROSTER
Spring training games are about to begin for the 1986 Red Sox and spots on the ... News -- February 2012
2/9 The Captain's Blog: Kicking the Can: What Boyd’s Revelations Says About the Era (Rare Video Included): There always seemed to be something just a little bit off center with Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd, who pitched for the Boston Red ...
2/9 Baseball Musings: Boyd’s Nose: Via Hardball Talk, Oil Can Boyd talks about his cocaine use in advance of his soon to be released biography: “Oh yeah, at every ... News -- July 2011
7/29 NY Baseball Digest: Looking Back at the Northern League: Every Friday we look at Independent Baseball. Today, I take a look at the now defunct Northern League, which is arguably where ...
7/19 B-R Blog: Longest Streaks With 6+ IP On The Road Since 1919: From Doc Halladay to Sloppy Thurston! Here is the leader board on this one - Rk Strk Start End Games W L GS CG SHO GF SV IP ...
7/17 Baseball Reality Tour: Regards to Brett Anderson: Get Well Soon, Brett Anderson. He's one of our favorites, as is the awesome Susan Slusser. From her SF Chronicle piece:
Genevieve ... News -- April 2011
4/1 Baseball Musings: Gorman Passes: Lou Gorman, the architect of the 1986 Boston Red Sox, passed away early this morning. There are no details at the moment. My thoughts ... News -- January 2011
1/19 B-R Blog: Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Those of you who've read this classic Dr. Seuss book to a little one might appreciate this: Oh, the wonderful things Mr. Brown ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: Which Staff Had the Most Wins in Their Future?: Here's an interesting question sent to us by B-R reader Phil: "I've been a Mets fan since 1967, when, as the youngest kid in my ...