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Oil Can BoydHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-2005 MLB Years: 1982-1991
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-373Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDennis Ray Boyd
Height6-1Weight150BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 6,1959 [58.134]PlaceMeridian,Mississippi
High SchoolMeridian (Meridian,MS)
CollegeJackson State University (Jackson,MS)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox in the 16th round (414th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEd Scott
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-BOS-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1982 [22.343]
OrganizationsBOS [10] MON [2] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID9085Retrosheet IDboydo001MLBAM ID111312
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks85Hittable52SO/BB80vsPower52Hitting2Durability63Team.507Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-S/R20712.481284330069.0542019230792001.227.040.263.9110.302.63.875-
1981Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-ST211483.63282806200186.01959075115415417001.349.440.532.617.452.85.636-
1982Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-ST221482.812727013200205.0190716418491914001.178.340.792.158.393.90.636-
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23S/R22015.4031200008.011552221001.5611.882.162.162.161.00.0006.08
1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel23584.04201739431122.2119695517411295001.308.731.253.019.463.15.385-
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST23483.2815132502098.21034636923433111.289.400.822.103.921.87.3333.80
1984Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R24312.89532201037.0301212212450001.137.230.482.8910.853.75.750-
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST2412124.372926310320197.22071099618531345111.329.420.822.416.102.53.5003.42
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST2515133.703535013300272.027311711226671541141.259.020.862.215.092.30.5363.58
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST2616103.783030010000214.0222999032451293021.259.321.341.895.422.87.6154.17
1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST27114.50330000012.012662480001.339.001.503.006.002.00.500-
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST27135.89770000036.247312469120221.5311.541.472.212.951.33.2505.24
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST28975.34232301000129.214782772541710521.4510.201.742.854.931.73.5635.18
1989New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-ST29011.8011000005.03110180000.805.40--1.8014.408.00.000-
1989Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST29000.0022000007.040000110000.575.14----14.140.00--
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0010.75330000012.071101190000.675.25--0.7514.2519.00.000-0.15
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST29324.4210100000059.0573129819262001.298.691.222.903.971.37.6004.61
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23ST301062.93313103300190.2164646219521133331.137.740.902.455.332.17.6253.78
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23ST31683.52191901100120.01154947940822301.298.600.672.996.132.05.4293.46
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex29ST31276.6812120000062.08147461217330101.5811.761.742.474.791.94.2225.13
1994Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-ST34411.8910100200076.0601916421430001.067.070.472.485.072.05.800-
1995Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-ST35665.03171701000107.01297160928621001.4610.820.752.355.202.21.500-
1996Bangor Blue OxNeastInd-ST361003.2316151310094.29343341010620001.098.840.950.955.896.201.000-
1997Greenville BluesmenBSLInd-ST37013.00220000012.0124412100001.179.000.751.507.505.00.000-
1997Massachusetts Mad DogsNeastInd-ST37623.7111110000063.06936261010493001.259.861.431.437.004.90.750-
2005Brockton RoxCanAmInd-17ST45453.83171611000110.011158471513690001.129.051.221.065.635.31.444-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter78774.0421420774310401386.214276806241663687992017151.299.241.082.385.172.17.5031.23
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter44283.2498899331141643.16072692325219162528001.248.480.732.678.733.27.611-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9103.673025511441178.1165877321571935001.248.301.062.879.703.39.474-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1492.792828013200210.0193726518501994001.168.270.772.148.533.98.609-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1483.63282806200186.01959075115415417001.349.440.532.617.452.85.636-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter712.481284330069.0542019230792001.227.040.263.9110.302.63.875-
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter30153.63737127100462.247423118749842954001.209.200.951.635.733.51.667-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter60564.151521457396401014.210675204691262595711510121.309.451.122.295.052.20.517-
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16143.15505004400310.127911310928921955631.198.070.812.665.642.12.533-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter276.6812120000062.08147461217330101.5811.761.742.474.791.94.222-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12124.04343317210220.02261089926581263321.299.241.082.385.172.17.5001.23
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15103.243330311410220.02079279186521410001.248.480.732.678.733.27.600-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23p30315913000000020012001.051.051.051.1023071.077.000.000.0460.0028.170.000.000.000.00
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23p3119361300020031903000.083.154.083.2373042.176.000.083.1247.1445.246.330.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter509526000200339015001.063.092.063.15560113.107.000.032.0002.6534.5113.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230861900060010126049003.063.092.063.155190366.107.000.032.0002.6534.5113.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos20P12--351-98.8890.67------12100.016.2
1981Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos21P28--835134443.9771.54------28100.020.1
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22P27--2026314946.9391.70------27100.019.3
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22P3-8-1--111.0000.330.13-----3100.01.9
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23P20--11193-3330.9091.50------20100.014.4
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23P15-98510111615.9381.000.15-----15100.09.3
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P5--23--551.0001.00------5100.03.6
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24P29-1972031235351.9621.760.26-----29100.017.9
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P35-2724241128483.9882.370.31-----35100.021.6
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P30-2142427245351.9621.700.24-----30100.018.6
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27P3--25--771.0002.33------3100.02.1
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P7-36411--15151.0002.140.42-----7100.04.3
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P23-1298152-2523.9201.000.18-----23100.014.2
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P10-59710-117171.0001.700.29-----10100.06.2
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P31-190724313431.9121.000.16-----31100.019.1
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P19-120711--18181.0000.950.15-----19100.011.8
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex31P12-6246-110101.0000.830.16-----12100.07.4
1994Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-34P10--910112019.9501.90------10100.012.5
1995Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-35P17--1218-130301.0001.76------17100.020.0
1996Bangor Blue Ox NeastIndy-36P16--8173-2825.8931.56------16100.020.3
1997Greenville Bluesmen BSLIndy-37P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.03.3
2005Brockton Rox CanAmIndy-45P17--118-119191.0001.12------17100.018.5
Ind Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P62--3064439894.9591.52------620.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P214-13851281871113326315.9661.470.23-----2140.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P30--15283-4643.9351.43------300.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--2026314946.9391.70------270.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--835134443.9771.54------280.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--351-98.8890.67------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos2012----------
1981Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos2128----------
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2227----------
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos223----------
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2320----------
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2315----------
1984Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos245----------
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2429----------
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2535----------
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2630----------
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos273----------
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos277----------
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2823----------
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos292----------
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2910----------
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3031----------
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3119----------
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex3112----------
1994Sioux City Explorers NorthernInd-3410----------
1995Sioux City Explorers NorthernInd-3517----------
1996Bangor Blue Ox NeastInd-3616----------
1997Greenville Bluesmen BSLInd-372----------
2005Brockton Rox CanAmInd-4517----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB26114.6120013.21773801.5211.200.001.985.272.670.00.500
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB26017.711007.0961301.4311.570.001.293.863.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs114.61202000013.71707038001.4611.200.001.985.272.670.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs017.7110100007.0906013001.4311.570.001.293.863.000.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Northeast League All-Star (RHP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1995-04-02Released by White Sox 
1992-04-29ContractSigned by Pirates 
1991-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-09-01TradeExpos acquired Travis Buckley to complete trade 
1991-07-21TradeTraded by Expos to Rangers for Travis Buckley, Joey Eischen and Jonathan Hurst. 
1989-12-29ContractSigned by Expos 
1989-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-10-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
1982-09-01TradeTraded by Tigers to Red Sox 
1982-04-05TradeTraded by Red Sox to Tigers April 5 1982 
1980-06-07Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25177,500-4171831370,78060,000177,500
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll26375,000-2991658386,34760,000552,500
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27550,000-190973++344,90660,0001,102,500
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28550,000-1971273++392,10762,5001,652,500
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29550,000-2321072++429,80262,5002,202,500
1990Montreal ExposTeam Payroll30400,000-3371152515,727100,0002,602,500
1991Montreal ExposTeam Payroll311,500,000-156578++742,231100,0004,102,500
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll311,500,000-156678++742,231100,0004,102,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red