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1998 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 876-729 + 147
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 51,647,000 8/30
Attendance: 2,314,704 17/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: Adam Everett (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Swindell (#2), Steve Avery (#3), Trot Nixon (#7), Nomar Garciaparra (#12), Jason Varitek (#14), Mo Vaughn (#23), John Wasdin (#25), Midre Cummings (#29), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11448.704--
9270.56822.0
8874.54326.0
7983.48835.0
6399.38951.0
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
25Troy O'LearyLF2861195165
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8
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23
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832236108520517.270.314.468782.198.257.2933.0026.6286657
42Mo Vaughn1B30609107205
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31
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2
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40
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11500611448130313.337.402.591993.255.355.3862.3615.2360681
5Nomar GarciaparraSS24604111195
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37
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8
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35
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1221263362810720.323.362.584946.262.326.3111.8817.3353652
13John Valentin3B31588113145
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44
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1
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23
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7345778293259.247.340.442782.196.325.2501.0625.6260681
20Darren LewisCF-RF3058595157
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25
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3
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8
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6329127094802512.268.352.362714.094.243.3051.3473.1212670
56Darren BraggRF2840951114
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29
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3
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8
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57534299604416.279.351.423774.144.252.3462.3651.1173465
10Scott HattebergC283594699
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1
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12
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43004358530311.276.359.446805.170.290.2981.3529.9160410
28Mike Benjamin2B323494695
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23
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04
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393015736113211.272.312.372684.100.152.3324.8787.3130385
47Jason VaritekC262213156
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07
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3322174521438.253.309.407716.154.231.2852.6531.690247
2Damon BufordCF282163761
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4
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4255224311025.282.349.523872.241.343.3091.9521.6113241
18Reggie JeffersonDH291962460
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3100214012017.306.374.520894.214.321.3491.9024.5102219
20Mike StanleyDH351562545
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07
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3210264322046.288.388.500888.212.385.3451.6522.378188
31Jim LeyritzDH341291737
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2400213421044.287.385.519904.233.395.3191.6216.167156
52Donnie Sadler2B231242128
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154062830511.226.276.395671.169.250.2664.6741.349139
29Midre CummingsDH-RF261202034
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1533171920102.283.381.475856.192.333.3021.1224.057140
50Lou Merloni2B27961027
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151072021101.281.343.375718.094.177.3472.8696.036106
15Mark Lemke2B32911017
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0070161500120.187.232.231463.044.099.2182.50--21100
30Keith MitchellDH283349
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006107501000.273.400.333733.061.303.3210.71--1140
7Trot NixonRF242737
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000001300000.259.286.296582.037.074.2923.00--828
23Billy AshleyDH272437
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03
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70021100000.292.346.7921138.500.583.4005.508.01926
54Mandy RomeroC-DH301323
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001003300001.231.375.308683.077.308.3001.00--416
26Chris Snopek3B-2B271222
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0002002500000.167.286.167453.000.167.2862.50--214
26Orlando MercedRF-DH319000002002300010.000.167.000167.000.222.0001.50--012
45Pedro MartinezP267000000000500000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----07
17Bret SaberhagenP345000000000200000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
32Derek LoweP254000000001300000.000.200.000200.000.250.0003.00--05
49Tim WakefieldP312000000001200200.000.333.000333.000.500-2.00--05
33Steve AveryP281200000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
41Jim CorsiP361000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
51Keith JohnsDH-2B260000000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
46John WasdinP250100000001000000-1.000-1000---0.00--01
Batting Totals175656018761568338352058277239541104970323552144.280.340.463803.183.285.3101.9427.325916229
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
45Pedro Martinez261972.8833333200233188827526672519081.097.231.002.589.653.75
49Tim Wakefield311784.5836332010216211123110307914661141.348.791.253.296.081.85
17Bret Saberhagen341583.9631310000175181827722291004061.209.311.131.495.143.45
33Steve Avery281075.013423004012312874691464577041.559.291.024.654.140.89
32Derek Lowe25394.02631000841231266555542778041.379.220.373.075.631.83
46John Wasdin25645.25478001309611157561427591021.4410.411.312.535.532.19
36Tom Gordon30742.7373000694679552424225789001.016.270.232.858.893.12
41Jim Corsi36322.59590009066582319623493011.237.910.823.146.682.13
34Rich Garces27113.333000011146361917627341121.377.041.175.286.651.26
51Pete Schourek29134.30108000044452121714362001.349.201.432.867.362.57
43Dennis Eckersley43414.73500001313946212168220021.3510.351.351.804.952.75
55Carlos Reyes29113.552400010038351515214233011.298.290.473.325.451.64
19Brian Rose22146.8788000037433229914180021.5010.182.133.324.261.29
57Ron Mahay27113.46290006126261610215143021.589.000.695.194.850.93
37Greg Swindell33233.3829000302425139313180001.589.381.134.886.751.38
61Jin Ho Cho22038.054400001828171743151011.6313.261.891.427.115.00
59Brian Barkley22009.82600010111613122921012.2713.091.647.361.640.22
27Butch Henry29004.0022000098442360011.228.002.003.006.002.00
55Brian Shouse29015.6370004089552450001.6310.132.254.505.631.25
31Dario Veras250110.13700040812990722012.3813.500.007.882.250.29
40Robinson Checo26029.00220000711883551002.0012.383.385.635.631.00
65Carlos Valdez26100.0040001031000540002.003.000.0015.0012.000.80
39David West330027.0060000027661741007.0031.504.5031.5018.000.57
Pitching Totals92704.195941625215753143614067296681685041025622521.338.811.053.166.422.03
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Billy Ashley2700200020005----.857------1.000------611
Steve Avery28340000000000.979------------------7391
Brian Barkley22600000000001.000------------------100
Mike Benjamin32001087112000002----1.000.9941.000.988--------2332753
Darren Bragg2800000071211204------------1.0001.000.995--21961
Damon Buford280001100670015--------------1.000----13340
Robinson Checo2620000000000--------------------000
Jin Ho Cho22400000000001.000------------------300
Jim Corsi36590000000000.905------------------3162
Midre Cummings260000000017029----------------.941--1601
Dennis Eckersley43500000000000.857------------------241
Rich Garces273000000000001.000------------------250
Nomar Garciaparra240000014300000----------.962--------22840225
Tom Gordon307300000000001.000------------------710
Scott Hatteberg280108000000000--.993----------------664615
Butch Henry29200000000001.000------------------130
Reggie Jefferson29007000000048----.953--------------3742
Keith Johns2600010000001------1.000------------110
Mark Lemke32000310000000------1.000------------38710
Darren Lewis3000000041095501------------1.0001.000.968--38263
Jim Leyritz34011000000039--1.0001.000--------------1300
Derek Lowe25630000000000.900------------------12244
Ron Mahay27290000000000.750------------------121
Pedro Martinez26330000000000.879------------------11184
Orlando Merced3100000000101----------------1.000--200
Lou Merloni27000325100000------.974.857----------52735
Keith Mitchell28000000406012------------1.000--1.000--600
Trot Nixon2400000010602------------1.000--1.000--1600
Troy O'Leary280000001550000------------.990------30293
Carlos Reyes292400000000001.000------------------350
Mandy Romero3004000000003--1.000----------------1100
Brian Rose22800000000001.000------------------440
Bret Saberhagen34310000000000.971------------------13201
Donnie Sadler23000500400004------.972--1.000--------811015
Pete Schourek291000000000001.000------------------020
Brian Shouse29700000000001.000------------------020
Chris Snopek2700033000002------.7501.000----------141
Mike Stanley350013000000034----1.000--------------10860
Greg Swindell332900000000001.000------------------240
Carlos Valdez2640000000000--------------------000
John Valentin310001153000000--------.965----------12129215
Jason Varitek26075000000003--.988----------------367325
Mo Vaughn3000142000000012----.991--------------11769012
Dario Veras25700000000001.000------------------100
Tim Wakefield31360000000000.929------------------16233
John Wasdin25470000000000.952------------------5151
David West3360000000000--------------------000


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