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2005 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 910-805 + 105
Roster Continuity 68.73% 12/30
Manager(s): Terry Francona
General Manager: Theo Epstein (2005-10-31), Ben Cherington, Jed Hoyer
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 123,505,125 2/30
Attendance: 2,813,354 8/30
Playoffs: Lost ALDS (Red Sox)
Top Draft Pick: Jacoby Ellsbury (#23) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Brad Mills
Bullpen Coach: Bill Haselman
First Base Coach: Lynn Jones
Hitting Coach: Ron Jackson
Pitching Coach: Dave Wallace
Third Base Coach: Dale Sveum

#1 Draft Picks

David McCarty (#3), Jose Cruz (#3), Trot Nixon (#7), Manny Ramirez (#13), Jason Varitek (#14), Adam Hyzdu (#15), Mike Remlinger (#16), Craig Hansen (#26), Jay Payton (#29), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9567.586--
8082.49415.0
7488.45721.0
6795.41428.0
  • 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 2005 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    59Abe AlvarezP6-3185L-L222004BOS: 2003-2-49MLBBoston Red Sox
    61Bronson ArroyoP6-5180R-R282000PIT: 1995-3-69MLBSyracuse (AAA) >> Washington Nationals7-day DL
    12Mark Bellhorn2B-3B6-1214B-R301997OAK: 1995-2-35MLBColorado Rockies
    53Chad BradfordP6-5205R-R301998CHA: 1996-13-377MLBBaltimore Orioles
    57Scott CassidyP6-2175R-R292002Not draftedMLBSan Diego Padres
    30Matt ClementP6-3195R-R301998SDN: 1993-3-86MLBToronto Blue Jays
    23Alex Cora3B-SS6-0180L-R291998LAN: 1996-3-88MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    32Jose CruzRF6-0200B-R311997SEA: 1995-1-3MLBHouston Astros
    18Johnny DamonLF6-2190L-L311995KCA: 1992-1-35MLB-Free Agent
    57Manny DelcarmenP6-2190R-R232005BOS: 2000-2-62MLB-Free Agent
    55Lenny DiNardoP6-4190L-L252004NYN: 2001-3-102MLBOakland Athletics
    43Alan EmbreeP6-2190L-L351992CLE: 1989-5-125MLBBoston Red Sox
    29Keith FoulkeP6-0200R-R321997SFN: 1994-9-256MLBOakland Athletics
    54Jeremi GonzalezP6-2210R-R301997Not draftedMLBBoston Red Sox
    10Tony Graffanino2B-3B6-1195R-R331996ATL: 1990-10-264MLBCleveland Indians
    54John HalamaP6-5200L-L331998HOU: 1994-23-640MLBBaltimore Orioles
    56Craig HansenP6-6210R-R212005BOS: 2005-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    43Chad HarvilleP5-9180R-R281999OAK: 1997-2-63MLBTampa Bay Rays
    25Adam HyzduCF-RF6-2220R-R332000SFN: 1990-1-15MLBTexas Rangers
    44Gabe KaplerCF-RF6-2208R-R291998DET: 1995-57-1488MLBTampa Bay Rays
    40Alejandro Machado2B6-0175B-R232005Not draftedMLBWashington Nationals
    31Matt ManteiP6-1190R-R311995SEA: 1991-25-656MLBBoston Red Sox
    10David McCarty1B-LF6-5215R-L351993MIN: 1991-1-3MLBBoston Red Sox
    51Cla MeredithP6-0180R-R222005BOS: 2004-6-185MLBBaltimore Orioles
    15Kevin Millar1B-RF6-0185R-R331998Not draftedMLBToronto Blue Jays
    52Wade MillerP6-2185R-R281999HOU: 1996-20-594MLBChicago Cubs
    28Doug MirabelliC6-1218R-R341996SFN: 1992-5-131MLBBoston Red Sox
    11Bill Mueller3B5-10180B-R341996SFN: 1993-15-414MLBLos Angeles Dodgers
    36Mike MyersP6-4214L-L361995SFN: 1990-4-122MLBNew York Yankees
    59Blaine NealP6-5205L-R272001FLO: 1996-4-104MLBSan Diego Padres
    7Trot NixonRF6-2200L-L311996BOS: 1993-1-7MLBMilwaukee Brewers
    19John Olerud1B6-5220L-L361989TOR: 1989-3-79MLBBoston Red Sox
    34David OrtizDH6-4237L-L291997UDFAMLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    58Jonathan PapelbonP6-4220R-R242005BOS: 2003-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    44Jay PaytonCF-LF5-10185R-R321998NYN: 1994-1-29MLBColorado Rockies
    46Matt PerishoP6-0205L-L301997CAL: 1993-3-75MLBFlorida Marlins
    13Roberto Petagine1B6-1215L-L341994Not draftedMLBSeattle Mariners
    60Hanley RamirezSS6-3200R-R212005Not draftedMLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    24Manny RamirezDH6-0205R-R331993CLE: 1991-1-13MLB-Free Agent
    37Mike RemlingerP6-1210L-L391991SFN: 1987-1-16MLBAtlanta Braves
    3,16Edgar RenteriaSS6-1180R-R291996Not draftedMLB-Retired
    38Curt SchillingP6-4231R-R381988BOS: 1986-2-39MLBBoston Red Sox
    48Kelly ShoppachC6-0215R-R252005BOS: 2001-2-48MLB-Free Agent
    37Mike StantonP6-1215L-L381989ATL: 1987-13-324MLB-Free Agent
    39Adam SternOF5-11180L-R252005ATL: 2001-3-105MLBBaltimore Orioles
    50Mike TimlinP6-4210R-R391991TOR: 1987-5-127MLBColorado Rockies
    33Jason VaritekC6-2220R-R331997SEA: 1994-1-14MLBBoston Red Sox
    23Ramon Vazquez2B5-11176L-R282001SEA: 1995-27-734MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    49Tim WakefieldP6-2210R-R381992PIT: 1988-8-200MLBBoston Red Sox
    3,16David WellsP6-4235L-L421987TOR: 1982-2-30MLBSan Diego Padres
    10Shawn Wooten1B-C5-10205R-R322000DET: 1993-18-501MLBBoston Red Sox
    20Kevin Youkilis3B6-1220R-R262004BOS: 2001-8-243MLB-Retired


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