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1997 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-84 .481
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 851-857 -6
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 43,232,000 12/28
Attendance: 2,226,136 12/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: John Curtice (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Grady Little
Bullpen Coach: Herman Starrette
First Base Coach: Dave Jauss
Hitting Coach: Jim Rice
Pitching Coach: Joe Kerrigan
Third Base Coach: Wendell Kim

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Avery (#3), Shane Mack (#11), Nomar Garciaparra (#12), Jason Varitek (#14), Mo Vaughn (#23), Aaron Sele (#23), Bill Haselman (#23), Aaron Sele (#23), John Wasdin (#25), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
7983.48819.0
7884.48120.0
7686.46922.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
33Steve AveryP271100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
28Mike Benjamin3B-SS311161227
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072342710112.233.256.328584.095.121.3006.75--38122
56Darren BraggCF2751365132
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5710661102355416.257.334.386720.129.255.3031.6757.0198583
44Michael ColemanCF212424
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0021001100100.167.167.208375.042.083.308----525
12Wil CorderoLF2557082160
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721331122470411.281.316.432748.151.202.3273.9431.7246605
52Vaughn EshelmanP28411
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
3Jeff Frye2B3040456126
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511982744212712.312.349.433782.121.215.3381.63134.7175440
5Nomar GarciaparraSS23684122209
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98229359262279.306.336.534870.228.298.3152.6322.8365728
37Bill HaselmanC312122250
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2602154422128.236.284.392676.156.217.2682.9335.383230
10Scott HattebergC273504697
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44014070222111.277.350.434784.157.269.3211.7535.0152393
27Butch HenryP280000000000000100-----------01
18Reggie JeffersonDH2848974156
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67122493751317.319.349.470819.151.198.3703.8837.6230517
43Derek LoweP241000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
15,24Shane MackCF331301341
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172192431223.315.355.438793.123.200.3622.6743.357143
38Jose MalaveLF264000000000200001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
45Walt McKeelC253000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
11Tim Naehring3B302593874
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40113840100310.286.373.467840.181.328.3051.0528.8121300
25Troy O'LearyRF2749965154
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80053970271413.309.356.479835.170.238.3331.7933.3239543
44Rudy PembertonRF2763815
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100041330000.238.284.365649.127.190.2713.2531.52367
29Arquimedez Pozo3B231504
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003000500110.267.250.333583.067.067.364----517
2Curtis Pride28211
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1000100000.500.5002.00025001.5001.500---2.042
17Bret SaberhagenP331000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
26Aaron SeleP272000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
20Mike StanleyDH-1B342604578
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5301395060079.300.382.515897.215.362.3191.2820.0134306
55Jeff SuppanP222000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
30Jesus TavarezCF26691212
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09004900012.174.216.246462.072.130.1972.25--1774
13John Valentin2B-3B3057595176
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77745866551521.306.367.499866.193.299.3191.1431.9287639
47Jason VaritekC25101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
42Mo Vaughn1B2952791166
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96228615412170310.315.409.560969.245.408.3841.7915.1295616
49Tim WakefieldP301000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
Batting Totals170057818511684373321858106848514104459542155155.291.346.463809.172.264.3252.0331.226766371
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
46John Wasdin24464.395370010012412168611838844031.278.711.302.746.052.21
50Mark Brandenburg26025.49310005041492525316340021.5910.760.663.517.462.13
40Robinson Checo25113.4652001013125503140001.158.310.002.089.694.67
41Jim Corsi35533.415200014257562622121402041.338.690.163.266.211.90
52Vaughn Eshelman28336.28216006042583230317182021.7412.140.633.563.771.06
59Ken Grundt27009.0020000035330000101.6715.000.000.000.00--
32Chris Hammond31345.95298006165814543527482021.6611.220.693.746.651.78
27Butch Henry28733.543650013684893633619510001.299.540.642.045.462.68
54Joe Hudson26313.50260009035391614114141041.479.750.253.503.501.00
53Kerry Lacy24116.073300012345603431722180001.7811.741.374.303.520.82
51Heathcliff Slocumb31055.7449000371746583230434366031.9611.110.776.516.891.06
33Steve Avery27676.40221800109612776691549514021.8111.781.394.554.731.04
19Brian Rose210012.0011000035440230002.3315.000.006.009.001.50
47Toby Borland280015.0030000036551710024.3318.003.0021.003.000.14
49Tim Wakefield3012154.253529422020119310995248715160161.398.641.073.906.761.74
55Jeff Suppan22735.712322001011214075711236675041.5711.250.962.895.381.86
26Aaron Sele2713125.3933331000177196115106258012270151.569.971.274.076.201.53
17Bret Saberhagen33016.5866000026302019510141021.5410.381.733.464.851.40
34Rich Garces26014.50120004013149729120011.649.001.295.797.711.33
28Mike Benjamin31000.0010001010000000000.000.000.000.000.00--
36Tom Gordon296103.744225211611182155857610781595031.277.620.493.847.822.04
43Derek Lowe24023.3880000016156603130001.138.440.001.697.314.33
59Pat Mahomes26108.101000020101510921051022.5013.501.809.004.500.50
57Ron Mahay26302.522800070251977311223001.206.841.083.967.922.00
43Ricky Trlicek28344.70180008023261412218102011.9110.170.787.043.910.56
Pitching Totals78844.85579162731554014521569857783149611987511681.509.730.923.796.121.62
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Scott HattebergC106574461113.9830.00
Bill HaselmanC663734074.9830.00
Mike StanleyC1553310.9820.00
Walt McKeelC440001.0000.00
Jason VaritekC110001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mo Vaughn1B13110887514117.9880.00
Mike Stanley1B3123118126.9960.00
Reggie Jefferson1B1274529.9750.00
Mike Benjamin1B462011.0000.00
Jeff Frye1B120011.0000.00
Walt McKeel1B120001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jeff Frye2B80196228463.9910.00
John Valentin2B791802591167.9760.00
Mike Benjamin2B51411061.0000.00
Wil Cordero2B103001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tim Naehring3B6840111311.9810.00
John Valentin3B64591211115.9420.00
Mike Benjamin3B19133944.9290.00
Jeff Frye3B18113262.8780.00
Arquimedez Pozo3B441411.9470.00
Darren Bragg3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Nomar GarciaparraSS15324945021113.9710.00
Mike BenjaminSS16172924.9580.00
Jeff FryeSS322001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Wil CorderoLF137248823.9920.00
Troy O'LearyLF2437320.9520.00
Jeff FryeLF59220.8460.00
Jose MalaveLF430001.0000.00
Jesus TavarezLF430001.0000.00
Shane MackLF30000.0000.00
Darren BraggLF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Darren BraggCF118296922.9930.00
Shane MackCF43750001.0000.00
Jesus TavarezCF2937110.9740.00
Michael ColemanCF716010.9410.00
Jeff FryeCF530001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Troy O'LearyRF119229541.9830.00
Darren BraggRF4169231.9590.00
Rudy PembertonRF2334221.9470.00
Jesus TavarezRF490001.0000.00
Jeff FryeRF340001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
John WasdinP5312451120.8891.16
Jim CorsiP52576910.9372.36
Heathcliff SlocumbP49464411.8891.56
Tom GordonP42182182021.9501.88
Butch HenryP3684417021.0002.25
Tim WakefieldP3520192231.9121.39
Kerry LacyP33454210.8571.19
Aaron SeleP33177102512.9721.78
Mark BrandenburgP314155001.0002.20
Chris HammondP296531011.9291.80
Ron MahayP282512001.0001.08
Joe HudsonP263527021.0002.30
Jeff SuppanP231126832.8241.12
Steve AveryP2296019011.0001.78
Vaughn EshelmanP21424410.8891.71
Ricky TrlicekP182333011.0002.34
Rich GarcesP121312001.0002.05
Pat MahomesP10100000.0000.00
Derek LoweP81614001.0002.81
Bret SaberhagenP6261211.7501.04
Robinson ChecoP5130000.0000.00
Toby BorlandP330000.0000.00
Ken GrundtP2320001.0006.00
Mike BenjaminP110000.0000.00
Brian RoseP130000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Reggie JeffersonDH119.0000.00
Mike StanleyDH53.0000.00
Jeff FryeDH11.0000.00
Mo VaughnDH9.0000.00
Shane MackDH5.0000.00
Wil CorderoDH2.0000.00
Jesus TavarezDH2.0000.00
Mike BenjaminDH1.0000.00
Scott HattebergDH1.0000.00
Tim NaehringDH1.0000.00
Troy O'LearyDH1.0000.00


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