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1997 Sarasota Red Sox (A+)

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Parent Organization: Boston Red Sox
W-L Record: 63-76 .453
Rank: 7th in Florida State League West
Run Differential: 608-721 -113
Manager(s): John Gibbons
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Ballpark: Ed Smith Stadium
Attendance: 60,210 9/14
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Avery (#3)
Florida State League West Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1997 Sarasota Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Chris Allison2B5-10165R-R25BOS: 1994-9-243AAA--
    -Tony ArmasP6-4205R-R19Not draftedMLB--
    -Steve AveryP6-4205L-L27ATL: 1988-1-3MLB--
    -Keith BarnesP6-0187L-L22Not draftedA+--
    -Matt BazzaniC6-0205R-R23BOS: 1994-15-411A+--
    -Chris BosioP6-3225R-R34MIL: 1982-2-44MLB--
    -Mark BrandenburgP6-0180R-R26TEX: 1992-26-734MLB--
    -Kevan CannonP6-3215L-L22BOS: 1995-15-410AA--
    -Robinson ChecoP6-1185R-R25Not draftedMLB--
    -Virgil Chevalier1B6-2240R-R23Not draftedAAA--
    -Kyung ChoiOF6-1180L-L25Not draftedA+--
    -Kevin Clark1B-3B6-1200R-R24BOS: 1993-5-135AA--
    -Paxton CrawfordP6-3205R-R19BOS: 1995-9-242MLB--
    -Jack CressendP6-1190R-R22Not draftedMLB--
    -Chad Epperson1B6-3215L-R25NYN: 1992-40-1113AA--
    -Juan EspinalDH5-11200R-R21Not draftedAA--
    -Ethan FaggettOF6-0190L-L22BOS: 1992-33-926AAA--
    -Javier FuentesIF6-1182R-R22BOS: 1996-21-631AA--
    -Joe HamiltonOF6-0195L-R22BOS: 1992-4-114AA--
    -Butch HenryP6-1205L-L28CIN: 1987-15-388MLB--
    -Shea Hillenbrand3B-1B6-1200R-R21BOS: 1996-10-301MLB--
    -Ron HollisP6-3205L-R23LAN: 1994-10-272AA--
    -Brent IddonP6-2192R-R21Not draftedA+--
    -Cole Liniak3B6-1182R-R20BOS: 1995-7-186MLB--
    -Jon LyonsP6-3215R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Larry Marino3B5-10185R-R22Not draftedA+--
    -Roy MarshOF5-8191R-R23HOU: 1994-10-276A+--
    -Jerry McMullenP6-2190L-L23ATL: 1995-26-729AA--
    -Ethan MerrillP6-3200L-L25Not draftedAA--
    -Roy PadillaP6-5220L-L21Not draftedAA--
    -Greg PattonSS6-3195R-R25BOS: 1993-17-471AA--
    -Juan PenaP6-5215R-R20BOS: 1995-27-746MLB--
    -John Raifstanger2B6-0190R-R24BOS: 1994-33-915AA--
    -Felix RamirezP5-11170L-L22Not draftedAA--
    -Robert RamsayP6-5230L-L23BOS: 1996-7-211MLB--
    -Brian RoseP6-1190R-R24COL: 1994-26-714AA--
    -Orlando Sanchez2B6-0160R-R18Not draftedAAA--
    -Jason SekanyP6-4214R-R21BOS: 1996-2-61AAA--
    -Steve SmetanaP6-0205L-L24Not draftedAA--
    -Mike SpinelliP6-3205L-L20BOS: 1995-4-102A+--
    -Nathan TebbsIF5-10170B-R24BOS: 1993-32-891AAA--
    -Chris ThompsonP6-2202R-R24BOS: 1996-26-781AAA--
    -Jay YennacoP6-1230R-R21BOS: 1995-3-74AAA--

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