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2012 Boston Red SoxSeason Roster
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Ryan Sweeney played for the 2012 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record69-93 (5th in American League East)League Rank13thMLB Rank26th
BallparkFenway Park
ManagerBobby ValentineGeneral ManagerBen Cherington
CoachesTim Bogar (Bench Coach), Dave Magadan (Hitting Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), Alex Ochoa (First Base Coach), Jerry Royster (Third Base Coach), Gary Tuck (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDeven Marrero (#24)
Payroll$173,186,617 (Rank: 3rd)
Attendance3,043,003 (Rank: 8th)
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 79-65 ... Portland Sea Dogs (AA) 68-73 ... Salem Red Sox (A+) 68-69 ... Greenville Drive (A) 66-73 ... Lowell Spinners (A-) 36-40 ... Dominican Red Sox (Rk) 41-29 ... Gulf Coast Red Sox (Rk) 34-26 ...
Years Available1901-2019

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The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2012 Boston Red Sox.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2012 baseball season.

2012 Boston Red Sox Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
91Alfredo AcevesP6-3 200 R-R 1982-12-08 29San Luis Rio Colorado,Mexico MLB2002-20172008-2014  
2001-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
32Matt AlbersP6-0 195 L-R 1983-01-20 29Sugar Land,Texas MLB2002-20192006-2019Clements School (Sugar Land,TX)
2001-23- 686-HOU
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
26Lars AndersonLF6-4 215 L-L 1987-09-25 24Oakland,California MLB2007-20162010-2012Jesuit (Carmichael,CA)
2006-18- 553-BOS
Free Agent  
48Scott AtchisonP6-2 180 R-R 1976-03-29 36Denton,Texas MLB1995-20152004-2015McCullough (The Woodlands,TX)Texas Christian U.
1998-49-1424-SEA
Free Agent  
3Mike AvilesSS5-9 195 R-R 1981-03-13 31New York,New York MLB2000-20172008-2017Middletown (Middletown,NY)Concordia Col
2003- 7- 192-KCA
Free Agent  
40Andrew BaileyP6-3 220 R-R 1984-05-31 28Haddon Heights,New Jersey MLB2003-20172009-2017Paul VI (Haddonfield,NJ)Wagner Col
2006- 6- 188-OAK
Retired  
51Daniel BardP6-4 185 R-R 1985-06-25 27Charlotte,North Carolina MLB2004-20172009-2013Charlotte Christian (Charlotte,NC)North Carolina
2006- 1-  28-BOS
Retired  
54Pedro BeatoP6-5 210 R-R 1986-10-27 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182011-2017Xaverian (Brooklyn,NY)St. Petersburg Col
2006- 1-  32-BAL
Free Agent  
19Josh BeckettP6-4 190 R-R 1980-05-15 32Spring,Texas MLB2000-20142001-2014Spring (Spring,TX)
1999- 1-   2-FLO
Retired  
64Mike BowdenP6-3 215 R-R 1986-09-09 25Winfield,Illinois MLB2005-20192008-2013Waubonsie Valley (Aurora,IL)
2005- 1-  47-BOS
Free Agent  
32Craig BreslowP6-1 180 L-L 1980-08-08 31New Haven,Connecticut MLB1999-20182005-2017Trumbull (Trumbull,CT)Yale U.
2002-26- 769-MIL
Retired  
11Clay BuchholzP6-3 190 L-R 1984-08-14 27Lumberton,Texas MLB2004-20192007-2019Lumberton (Lumberton,TX)McNeese St, Angelina Col
2005- 1-  42-BOS
ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
23Marlon ByrdCF6-0 225 R-R 1977-08-30 34Boynton Beach,Florida MLB1999-20162002-2016Sprayberry (Marietta,GA)Georgia Perimeter Col
1999-10- 306-PHI
Free Agent  
52Chris CarpenterP6-4 215 R-R 1985-12-26 26Kent,Ohio MLB2005-20152011-2012Bryan (Bryan,OH)Kent St
2008- 3-  97-CHN
Free Agent  
77Pedro Ciriaco3B6-0 150 R-R 1985-09-27 26San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2005-20172010-2015  
2003-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
35Aaron CookP6-3 175 R-R 1979-02-08 33Fort Campbell,Kentucky MLB1997-20132002-2012Hamilton (Hamilton,OH)
1997- 2-  70-COL
Free Agent  
13Carl CrawfordLF6-2 219 L-L 1981-08-05 30Houston,Texas MLB1999-20162002-2016Davis (Houston,TX)
1999- 2-  52-TBA
Free Agent  
56Ivan DeJesus2B5-11 176 R-R 1987-05-01 25Guaynabo,Puerto Rico MLB2005-20192011-2016Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo,PR)
2005- 2-  51-LAN
Free Agent  
61Felix DoubrontP6-2 166 L-L 1987-10-23 24Carabobo,Venezuela MLB2006-20172010-2015  
2004-   UDFA-BOS
International  
2Jacoby EllsburyCF6-1 185 L-L 1983-09-11 28Madras,Oregon MLB2003-20172007-2017Madras (Madras,OR)Oregon St
2005- 1-  23-BOS
DL-60New York Yankees (MLB)
47Justin GermanoP6-2 190 R-R 1982-08-06 29Pasadena,California MLB2000-20152004-2014Claremont (Claremont,CA)
2000-13- 379-SDN
Free Agent  
50Mauro Gomez1B-3B6-2 190 R-R 1984-09-07 27Bani,Dom Rep MLB2004-20162012-2012  
2003-   UDFA-TEX
International  
28Adrian Gonzalez1B6-2 190 L-L 1982-05-08 30San Diego,California MLB2000-20182004-2018Eastlake (Chula Vista,CA)
2000- 1-   1-FLO
Free Agent  
53Rich HillP6-4 180 L-L 1980-03-11 32Boston,Massachusetts MLB2000-20192005-2019Milton (Milton,MA)Michigan
2002- 4- 112-CHN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
58Jose IglesiasSS5-11 175 R-R 1990-01-05 22Havana,Cuba MLB2010-20192011-2019  
2009-   UDFA-BOS
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)
55Ryan KalishCF6-1 205 L-L 1988-03-28 24Shrewsburg,New Jersey MLB2006-20162010-2016Red Bank Catholic (Red Bank,NJ)
2006- 9- 283-BOS
Free Agent  
60Ryan LavarnwayC-DH6-4 225 R-R 1987-08-07 24Woodland Hills,California MLB2006-20192011-2019El Camino Real (Woodland Hills,CA)Yale U.
2008- 6- 202-BOS
MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
31Jon LesterP6-3 200 L-L 1984-01-07 28Tacoma,Washington MLB2002-20192006-2019Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma,WA)
2002- 2-  57-BOS
ActiveChicago Cubs (MLB)
23Brent LillibridgeRF-CF5-11 185 R-R 1983-09-18 28Everett,Washington MLB2003-20142008-2013Jackson (Mill Creek,WA)Washington
2005- 4- 121-PIT
Free Agent  
67Che-Hsuan LinRF6-0 180 R-R 1988-09-21 23Hwa-Lian,Taiwan MLB2007-20142012-2012  
2007-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
22James Loney1B6-3 200 L-L 1984-05-07 28Houston,Texas MLB2002-20172006-2016Elkins (Missouri City,TX)
2002- 1-  19-LAN
International  
18Daisuke MatsuzakaP6-0 185 R-R 1980-09-13 31Tokyo,Japan MLB1999-20162007-2014  
2007-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
54Darnell McDonaldLF5-11 201 R-R 1978-11-17 33Fort Collins,Colorado MLB1998-20132004-2013Cherry Creek (Englewood,CO)
1997- 1-  26-BAL
Retired  
37Mark MelanconP6-1 175 R-R 1985-03-28 27Wheat Ridge,Colorado MLB2004-20192009-2019Golden (Golden,CO)Arizona
2006- 9- 284-NYA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
64Will Middlebrooks3B6-3 197 R-R 1988-09-09 23Greenville,Texas MLB2008-20172012-2017Liberty Eylau (Texarkana,TX)
2007- 5- 174-BOS
Retired  
30Andrew MillerP6-6 175 L-L 1985-05-21 27Gainesville,Florida MLB2004-20192006-2019Buchholz (Gainesville,FL)North Carolina
2006- 1-   6-DET
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
46Franklin MoralesP6-0 170 L-L 1986-01-24 26San Juan Morros,Venezuela MLB2004-20172007-2016  
2002-   UDFA-COL
Free Agent  
59Clayton MortensenP6-4 180 R-R 1985-04-10 27Rexburg,Idaho MLB2005-20172009-2013Madison (Rexburg,ID)Treasure Valley CC, Gonzaga U.
2007- 1-  36-SLN
Free Agent  
66Daniel NavaLF5-10 200 B-L 1983-02-20 29Redwood City,California MLB2004-20172010-2017St. Francis (Mountain View,CA)Santa Clara U., Col. San Mateo
2008-   UDFA-BOS
Free Agent  
34David OrtizDH6-4 237 L-L 1975-11-18 36Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1994-20161997-2016  
1992-   UDFA-SEA
Retired  
44Vicente PadillaP6-2 200 R-R 1977-09-07 34Chinandoga,Nicaragua MLB1999-20131999-2012  
1998-   UDFA-ARI
International  
15Dustin Pedroia2B5-9 180 R-R 1983-08-17 28Woodland,California MLB2002-20192006-2019Woodland (Woodland,CA)Arizona St
2004- 2-  65-BOS
DL-60Boston Red Sox (AA)
26Scott PodsednikLF-CF6-0 170 L-L 1976-03-18 36West,Texas MLB1994-20122001-2012West (West,TX)
1994- 3-  85-TEX
Free Agent  
5Nick Punto3B-2B5-9 170 B-R 1977-11-08 34San Diego,California MLB1998-20142001-2014Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo,CA)Saddleback Col
1998-21- 614-PHI
Retired  
62Guillermo QuirozC6-1 202 R-R 1981-11-29 30Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1999-20162004-2014  
1998-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent  
16Jason RepkoCF5-11 185 R-R 1980-12-27 31East Chicago,Indiana MLB1999-20162005-2012Hanford (Richland,WA)
1999- 1-  37-LAN
Free Agent  
7Cody RossRF5-11 180 R-L 1980-12-23 31Portales,New Mexico MLB1999-20152003-2015Carlsbad (Carlsbad,NM)
1999- 4- 117-DET
Free Agent  
39Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC6-4 235 B-R 1985-05-02 27West Palm Beach,Florida MLB2003-20182007-2018Royal Palm Beach (West Palm Beach,FL)
2003- 1-  36-ATL
Retired  
10Kelly ShoppachC6-0 215 R-R 1980-04-29 32Fort Worth,Texas MLB1999-20132005-2013Brewer (Fort Worth,TX)Baylor U.
2001- 2-  48-BOS
Free Agent  
71Nate SpearsLF5-11 168 L-R 1985-05-03 27Fort Myers,Florida MLB2003-20152011-2012Port Charlotte (Port Charlotte,FL)
2003- 5- 134-BAL
Free Agent  
47Zach StewartP6-2 205 R-R 1986-09-28 25Wichita Falls,Texas MLB2006-20182011-2012Holliday (Holliday,TX)Texas Tech U., North Central Texas Col, Angelo St
2008- 3-  84-CIN
Free Agent  
12Ryan SweeneyRF6-4 200 L-L 1985-02-20 27Cedar Rapids,Iowa MLB2003-20142006-2014Xavier (Cedar Rapids,IA)
2003- 2-  52-CHA
Free Agent  
63Junichi TazawaP5-11 180 R-R 1986-06-06 26Yokohama,Japan MLB2009-20192009-2018  
2008-   UDFA-BOS
MinorsCincinnati Reds (AAA)
50Justin ThomasP6-3 220 L-L 1984-01-18 28Toledo,Ohio MLB2003-20142008-2012Clay (Oregon,OH)Youngstown St
2005- 4- 113-SEA
Free Agent  
23Danny Valencia3B6-2 200 R-R 1984-09-19 27Boca Raton,Florida MLB2004-20182010-2018Spanish River (Boca Raton,FL)Miami, UNC Greensboro
2006-19- 576-MIN
Free Agent  
20Kevin Youkilis3B6-1 220 R-R 1979-03-15 33Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1998-20142004-2013Sycamore (Cincinnati,OH)Cincinnati
2001- 8- 243-BOS
Retired  
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