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2012 Boston Red Sox

Roster (40-man)

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69-93, Finished 5th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Bobby Valentine (69-93)
GM: Ben Cherington (Promoted to GM 10/25/2011), Farm Dir: Ben Crockett, Scouting Dir: Amiel Sawdaye
Scored 734 runs, Allowed 806 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 3,043,003 (4th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 107

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2011 / 2013 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Alfredo Aceves 29 R R 6' 2" 205 Dec 8, 1982 5 69 0 6 69 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $1,200,000
Matt Albers 29 L R 6' 1" 225 Jan 20, 1983 7 40 0 3 40 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $1,075,000
Lars Anderson 24 L L 6' 4" 215 Sep 25, 1987 3 6 1 6 6 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 3 0 -0.1 $482,000
Scott Atchison 36 R R 6' 2" 200 Mar 29, 1976 6 42 0 3 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $510,000
Mike Aviles 31 R R 5' 10" 205 Mar 13, 1981 5 136 130 136 130 0 0 0 2 1 128 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 2.5 $1,200,000
Andrew Bailey 28 R R 6' 3" 240 May 31, 1984 4 19 0 0 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $3,900,000
Daniel Bard 27 R R 6' 4" 215 Jun 25, 1985 4 17 10 1 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $1,612,500
Pedro Beato 25 R R 6' 6" 230 Oct 27, 1986 2 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Josh Beckett 32 R R 6' 5" 230 May 15, 1980 12 21 21 2 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Michael Bowden 25 R R 6' 3" 215 Sep 9, 1986 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $484,000
Craig Breslow 31 L L 6' 1" 190 Aug 8, 1980 7 23 0 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Clay Buchholz 27 L R 6' 3" 190 Aug 14, 1984 6 29 29 1 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $3,500,000
Marlon Byrd 34 R R 6' 0" 245 Aug 30, 1977 11 34 27 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 2 35 0 1 0 -0.0 $6,500,000
Chris Carpenter 26 R R 6' 4" 220 Dec 26, 1985 2 8 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $482,000
Pedro Ciriaco 26 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 27, 1985 3 76 68 76 65 0 0 0 16 35 12 2 3 2 7 10 3 2 1.4
Aaron Cook 33 R R 6' 3" 215 Feb 8, 1979 11 18 18 0 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.2
Carl Crawford 30 L L 6' 2" 225 Aug 5, 1981 11 31 30 31 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 30 1 1 0 0.5
Ivan De Jesus 25 R R 5' 11" 200 May 1, 1987 2 8 1 8 7 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 -0.3
Felix Doubront 24 L L 6' 2" 225 Oct 23, 1987 3 29 29 1 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $484,000
Jacoby Ellsbury 28 L L 6' 1" 195 Sep 11, 1983 6 74 72 74 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 0 73 1 0 0 1.0 $8,050,000
Justin Germano 29 R R 6' 2" 210 Aug 6, 1982 7 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Mauro Gomez 27 R R 6' 2" 230 Sep 7, 1984 1st 37 23 37 23 0 0 16 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 6 12 0 -0.1
Adrian Gonzalez 30 L L 6' 2" 225 May 8, 1982 9 123 122 123 122 0 0 115 0 0 0 0 0 18 18 1 1 0 3.0
Rich Hill 32 L L 6' 5" 220 Mar 11, 1980 8 25 0 1 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $725,000
Jose Iglesias 22 R R 5' 11" 185 Jan 5, 1990 2 25 23 25 24 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.3 $2,060,000
Ryan Kalish 24 L L 6' 0" 215 Mar 28, 1988 2 36 26 36 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 20 9 32 1 3 2 -0.8 $483,000
Ryan Lavarnway 24 R R 6' 4" 240 Aug 7, 1987 2 46 41 46 28 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 3 0 -1.6 $482,000
Jon Lester 28 L L 6' 4" 240 Jan 7, 1984 7 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $7,625,000
Brent Lillibridge 28 R R 5' 11" 185 Sep 18, 1983 5 10 4 10 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 4 7 1 1 3 -0.3 $500,000
Che-Hsuan Lin 23 R R 6' 0" 180 Sep 21, 1988 1st 9 3 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 9 0 0 2 -0.2
James Loney 28 L L 6' 3" 235 May 7, 1984 7 30 26 30 28 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.2
Daisuke Matsuzaka 31 R R 6' 0" 205 Sep 13, 1980 6 11 11 1 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.5 $10,000,000
Darnell McDonald 33 R R 5' 11" 205 Nov 17, 1978 6 38 22 38 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 6 10 36 3 7 5 -0.0 $506,500
Mark Melancon 27 R R 6' 2" 215 Mar 28, 1985 4 41 0 3 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $521,000
Will Middlebrooks 23 R R 6' 3" 220 Sep 9, 1988 1st 75 70 75 72 0 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1.3
Andrew Miller 27 L L 6' 7" 210 May 21, 1985 7 53 0 2 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $1,040,000
Franklin Morales 26 L L 6' 1" 210 Jan 24, 1986 6 37 9 2 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $850,000
Clayton Mortensen 27 R R 6' 4" 185 Apr 10, 1985 4 26 0 1 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $486,500
Daniel Nava 29 B L 5' 11" 200 Feb 22, 1983 2 88 71 88 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 0 4 80 4 9 2 1.5
David Ortiz 36 L L 6' 4" 230 Nov 18, 1975 16 90 88 90 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 2 0 3.2 $14,575,000 All-Star
Vicente Padilla 34 R R 6' 0" 230 Sep 27, 1977 14 56 0 5 56 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 $1,500,000
Dustin Pedroia 28 R R 5' 8" 165 Aug 17, 1983 7 141 141 141 139 0 0 0 139 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5.1 $8,000,000
Scott Podsednik 36 L L 6' 0" 185 Mar 18, 1976 11 63 53 63 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 23 5 59 3 6 1 0.4
Nick Punto 34 B R 5' 9" 195 Nov 8, 1977 12 65 30 65 48 0 0 5 15 26 6 0 0 0 0 2 16 7 0.4
Guillermo Quiroz 30 R R 6' 1" 230 Nov 29, 1981 8 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.1
Jason Repko 31 R R 5' 11" 200 Dec 27, 1980 7 5 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 0 1 0.0
Cody Ross 31 R L 5' 10" 195 Dec 23, 1980 9 130 126 130 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 7 96 125 14 3 0 2.0 $3,000,000
Jarrod Saltalamacchia 27 B R 6' 3" 235 May 2, 1985 6 121 107 121 105 0 104 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 14 0 1.5 $2,500,000
Kelly Shoppach 32 R R 6' 0" 220 Apr 29, 1980 8 48 42 48 46 0 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1.3 $1,135,000
Nate Spears 27 L R 5' 11" 180 May 3, 1985 2 4 0 4 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 -0.2
Zach Stewart 25 R R 6' 2" 205 Sep 28, 1986 2 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.6 $481,500
Ryan Sweeney 27 L L 6' 4" 225 Feb 20, 1985 7 63 50 63 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 49 68 0 6 0 0.7 $1,750,000
Junichi Tazawa 26 R R 5' 11" 200 Jun 6, 1986 3 37 0 0 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 $920,000
Justin Thomas 28 L L 6' 3" 220 Jan 18, 1984 3 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $516,000
Danny Valencia 27 R R 6' 2" 220 Sep 19, 1984 3 10 7 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.1
Kevin Youkilis 33 R R 6' 1" 220 Mar 15, 1979 9 42 41 42 41 0 0 13 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2011 / 2013 Roster (40-man)