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2009 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  95-67   .586
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Terry Francona
General Manager:   Theo Epstein
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  3,062,699
Payroll:  $121,745,999
Playoffs:  Lost in ALDS (LA Angels)

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tim Wakefield (42)
Youngest Player:  Josh Reddick (22)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Wakefield (15)
Top Hitter:  Jason Bay (5)
Top Pitcher:  Josh Beckett (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Reymond Fuentes (#28)

Roster Continuity:  74.63%
Top Prospect:   Lars Anderson
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10359.636--
Boston9567.5868.0
Tampa Bay8478.51919.0
Toronto7587.46328.0
Baltimore6498.39539.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
J.D. DrewRF33$ 14,000,000  31 
David OrtizDH33$ 13,000,000  41 
Mike Lowell3B35$ 12,500,000  47 
Josh BeckettP29$ 11,166,666  72 
Billy WagnerP37$ 10,500,000  74 
Julio LugoSS-3B33$ 9,250,000  94 
Daisuke MatsuzakaP28$ 8,333,333   
Jason BayLF-RF30$ 7,800,000   
Adam LaRoche1B29$ 7,050,000   
Jonathan PapelbonP28$ 6,250,000   
Kevin Youkilis3B30$ 6,250,000   
Victor MartinezDH30$ 5,900,000   
John SmoltzP42$ 5,500,000   
Alex Gonzalez1B32$ 5,375,000   
Brad PennyP31$ 5,000,000   
Jason VaritekC37$ 5,000,000   
Tim WakefieldP42$ 4,000,000   
Casey Kotchman1B26$ 2,885,000   
Hideki OkajimaP33$ 1,750,000   
Dustin Pedroia2B25$ 1,750,000   
Mark KotsayLF33$ 1,500,000   
Takashi SaitoP39$ 1,500,000   
Javier LopezP31$ 1,350,000   
Jon LesterP25$ 1,000,000   
Joey GathrightCF27$ 800,000   
Nick GreenSS-2B30$ 550,000   
Rocco BaldelliCF27$ 500,000   
Manny DelcarmenP27$ 476,000   
Jacoby EllsburyCF25$ 449,500   
Ramon RamirezP27$ 441,000   
Brian AndersonP27$ 440,000   
Justin MastersonP24$ 415,500   
Jed LowrieSS25$ 414,000   
Chris CarterLF-RF26$ 400,000   
George KottarasC26$ 400,000   
Jon Van EveryOF29$ 400,000   


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