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Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2015

93-69, 1st place in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Farrell (93-69)
GM: Mike Hazen (Named Sr. VP/GM on 9/24/15), Farm Dir: Ben Crockett, Scouting Dir: Mike Rikard
Scored 878 runs, Allowed 694 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 98-64

Ballparks: Fenway Park · Attendance: 2,955,434 (4th of 15)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 108, Pitching - 108 · one-year: Batting - 108, Pitching - 106

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2015 Roster (40-man)

Current 40-Man Roster

Active Roster in Bold
Rk Uni Name OnActv DL Age B T Ht Wt DoB 1stYr
1 78 Luis Ysla Pitcher * 24 L L 6' 1.0" 185 Apr 27, 1992 2013
2 28 Robbie Ross Pitcher * 27 L L 5' 11.0" 215 Jun 24, 1989 2009
3 72 Kyle Martin Pitcher * 25 R R 6' 7.0" 230 Jan 18, 1991 2013
4 72 Robby Scott Pitcher * 26 S L 6' 3.0" 220 Aug 29, 1989 2011
5 37 Heath Hembree Pitcher * 27 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jan 13, 1989 2010
6 47 Tyler Thornburg Pitcher * 27 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Sep 29, 1988 2010
7 52 Eduardo Rodriguez Pitcher * 23 L L 6' 2.0" 220 Apr 7, 1993 2010
8 60 Henry Owens Pitcher * 23 L L 6' 6.0" 220 Jul 21, 1992 2012
9 68 Matt Barnes Pitcher * 26 R R 6' 4.0" 210 Jun 17, 1990 2012
10 61 Brian Johnson Pitcher * 25 L L 6' 4.0" 235 Dec 7, 1990 2012
11 66 Noe Ramirez Pitcher * 26 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Dec 22, 1989 2012
12 39 Carson Smith Pitcher * 26 R R 6' 6.0" 215 Oct 19, 1989 2012
13 51 Roenis Elias Pitcher * 27 L L 6' 1.0" 205 Aug 1, 1988 2008
14 56 Joe Kelly Pitcher * 28 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jun 9, 1988 2009
15 67 Brandon Workman Pitcher * 27 R R 6' 5.0" 235 Aug 13, 1988 2011
16 41 Chris Sale Pitcher * 27 L L 6' 6.0" 180 Mar 30, 1989 2010
17 24 David Price Pitcher * 30 L L 6' 5.0" 215 Aug 26, 1985 2008
18 46 Craig Kimbrel Pitcher * 28 R R 6' 0.0" 210 May 28, 1988 2008
19 31 Drew Pomeranz Pitcher * 27 R L 6' 6.0" 240 Nov 22, 1988 2011
20 58 Fernando Abad Pitcher * 30 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Dec 17, 1985 2006
21 22 Rick Porcello Pitcher * 27 R R 6' 5.0" 205 Dec 27, 1988 2008
22 35 Steven Wright Pitcher * 31 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Aug 30, 1984 2007
23 50 Mookie Betts Position * 23 R R 5' 9.0" 180 Oct 7, 1992 2011
24 40 Andrew Benintendi Position * 21 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 6, 1994 2015
25 15 Dustin Pedroia Position * 32 R R 5' 9.0" 175 Aug 17, 1983 2004
26 25 Jackie Bradley Position * 26 L R 5' 10.0" 200 Apr 19, 1990 2011
27 48 Pablo Sandoval Position * 29 B R 5' 11.0" 255 Aug 11, 1986 2004
28 23 Blake Swihart Position * 24 S R 6' 1.0" 200 Apr 3, 1992 2011
29 30 Chris Young Position * 32 R R 6' 2.0" 200 Sep 5, 1983 2002
30 3 Sandy Leon Position * 27 S R 5' 10.0" 225 Mar 13, 1989 2007
31 7 Christian Vazquez Position * 25 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Aug 21, 1990 2008
32 12 Brock Holt Position * 28 L R 5' 10.0" 180 Jun 11, 1988 2009
33 16 Deven Marrero Position * 25 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Aug 25, 1990 2012
34 18 Mitch Moreland Position * 30 L L 6' 2.0" 230 Sep 6, 1985 2007
35 32 Josh Rutledge Position * 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 21, 1989 2010
36 62 Steve Selsky Position * 26 R R 6' 0.0" 205 Jul 20, 1989 2011
37 64 Bryce Brentz Position * 27 R R 6' 0.0" 210 Dec 30, 1988 2010
38 2 Xander Bogaerts Position * 23 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Oct 1, 1992 2010
39 41 Marco Hernandez Position * 23 L R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 6, 1992 2010
40 13 Hanley Ramirez Position * 32 R R 6' 2.0" 235 Dec 23, 1983 2002
Rk Uni Name OnActv DL Age B T Ht Wt DoB 1stYr

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
Fernando Abad 30 L L 6' 1" 220 Dec 17, 1985 7 18 0 2 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $1,250,000
Matt Barnes 26 R R 6' 4" 210 Jun 17, 1990 3 62 0 2 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $511,000
Andrew Benintendi 21 L L 5' 10" 170 Jul 6, 1994 1st 34 30 34 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 5 0 32 0 3 0 0.6
Mookie Betts 23 R R 5' 9" 180 Oct 7, 1992 3 158 157 158 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 157 157 0 1 0 9.6 $566,000 All-Star
Xander Bogaerts 23 R R 6' 1" 210 Oct 1, 1992 4 157 157 157 157 0 0 0 0 0 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 $650,500 All-Star
Jackie Bradley 26 L R 5' 10" 200 Apr 19, 1990 4 156 155 156 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 156 0 156 0 0 1 5.3 $546,500 All-Star
Bryce Brentz 27 R R 6' 0" 210 Dec 30, 1988 2 25 18 25 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 22 1 5 2 -0.1
Clay Buchholz 31 L R 6' 3" 190 Aug 14, 1984 10 37 21 4 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $13,000,000
Rusney Castillo 28 R R 5' 9" 195 Jul 9, 1987 3 9 2 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4 4 1 5 0.0 $11,271,000
William Cuevas 25 R R 6' 2" 215 Oct 14, 1990 1st 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Roenis Elias 27 L L 6' 1" 205 Aug 1, 1988 3 3 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4 $558,000
Ryan Hanigan 35 R R 6' 0" 220 Aug 16, 1980 10 35 30 35 34 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 -0.9 $3,700,000
Heath Hembree 27 R R 6' 4" 210 Jan 13, 1989 4 38 0 1 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4
Marco Hernandez 23 L R 6' 0" 200 Sep 6, 1992 1st 40 10 40 25 0 0 0 14 10 2 0 0 0 0 2 12 5 -0.3
Aaron Hill 34 R R 5' 11" 200 Mar 21, 1982 12 47 30 47 44 0 0 0 4 44 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 -0.4 $12,000,000
Bryan Holaday 28 R R 6' 0" 205 Nov 19, 1987 5 14 10 14 14 0 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 -0.1
Brock Holt 28 L R 5' 10" 180 Jun 11, 1988 5 94 76 94 90 0 0 0 8 17 7 64 0 5 68 1 10 2 1.2 $606,000
Joe Kelly 28 R R 6' 1" 190 Jun 9, 1988 5 20 6 2 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $2,600,000
Craig Kimbrel 28 R R 6' 0" 210 May 28, 1988 7 57 0 3 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $11,250,000 All-Star
Ryan LaMarre 27 R L 6' 1" 210 Nov 21, 1988 2 6 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 1 2 -0.1
Tommy Layne 31 L L 6' 2" 195 Nov 2, 1984 5 34 0 0 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $563,750
Sandy Leon 27 B R 5' 10" 225 Mar 13, 1989 5 78 68 78 74 0 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 2.7
Pat Light 25 R R 6' 5" 220 Mar 29, 1991 1st 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Deven Marrero 25 R R 6' 1" 195 Aug 25, 1990 2 13 3 13 12 0 0 0 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 -0.0
Michael Martinez 33 B R 5' 9" 180 Sep 16, 1982 6 4 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 -0.0
Mike Miller 26 R R 5' 9" 170 Sep 27, 1989 1st 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
Yoan Moncada 21 B R 6' 2" 205 May 27, 1995 1st 8 4 8 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 -0.2
Sean O'Sullivan 28 R R 6' 1" 245 Sep 1, 1987 7 5 4 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
David Ortiz 40 L L 6' 3" 230 Nov 18, 1975 20 151 140 151 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 140 11 0 5.1 $16,000,000 All-Star
Henry Owens 23 L L 6' 6" 220 Jul 21, 1992 2 5 5 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Dustin Pedroia 32 R R 5' 9" 175 Aug 17, 1983 11 154 151 154 152 0 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5.6 $13,000,000
Drew Pomeranz 27 R L 6' 6" 240 Nov 22, 1988 6 14 13 1 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6 $1,350,000
Rick Porcello 27 R R 6' 5" 205 Dec 27, 1988 8 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.1 $20,125,000
David Price 30 L L 6' 5" 215 Aug 26, 1985 9 35 35 4 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9 $30,000,000
Hanley Ramirez 32 R R 6' 2" 235 Dec 23, 1983 12 147 144 147 133 0 0 133 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 3 0 2.8 $22,750,000
Noe Ramirez 26 R R 6' 3" 205 Dec 22, 1989 2 14 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $509,500
Eduardo Rodriguez 23 L L 6' 2" 220 Apr 7, 1993 2 20 20 1 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $521,000
Robbie Ross 27 L L 5' 11" 215 Jun 24, 1989 5 54 0 4 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $1,250,000
Josh Rutledge 27 R R 6' 1" 190 Apr 21, 1989 5 28 12 28 23 0 0 0 5 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0.4
Pablo Sandoval 29 B R 5' 11" 255 Aug 11, 1986 9 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 -0.2 $17,600,000
Robby Scott 26 B L 6' 3" 220 Aug 29, 1989 1st 7 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Travis Shaw 26 L R 6' 4" 230 Apr 16, 1990 2 145 127 145 140 0 0 50 0 105 0 1 0 0 1 2 8 2 2.2 $515,000
Carson Smith 26 R R 6' 6" 215 Oct 19, 1989 3 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $529,000
Blake Swihart 24 B R 6' 1" 200 Apr 3, 1992 2 19 19 19 19 0 6 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 13 0 0 0 0.2 $518,500
Junichi Tazawa 30 R R 5' 11" 200 Jun 6, 1986 7 53 0 2 53 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $3,375,000
Koji Uehara 41 R R 6' 2" 195 Apr 3, 1975 8 50 0 3 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $9,000,000
Christian Vazquez 25 R R 5' 9" 195 Aug 21, 1990 2 57 49 57 56 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 -0.3 $513,000
Steven Wright 31 R R 6' 2" 215 Aug 30, 1984 4 25 24 2 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.0 $514,500 All-Star
Chris Young 32 R R 6' 2" 200 Sep 5, 1983 11 76 53 76 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 63 3 3 69 2 16 1 0.9 $6,500,000
Brad Ziegler 36 R R 6' 4" 220 Oct 10, 1979 9 33 0 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $5,500,000
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.

2015 Roster (40-man)