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2009 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 872-736 + 136
Roster Continuity 74.63% 4/30
Manager(s): Terry Francona
General Manager: Theo Epstein
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 121,745,999 4/30
Attendance: 3,062,699 8/30
Playoffs: Lost in ALDS (LA Angels)
Top Draft Pick: Reymond Fuentes (#28) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Brad Mills
Bullpen Coach: Gary Tuck
First Base Coach: Tim Bogar
Hitting Coach: Dave Magadan
Pitching Coach: John Farrell
Third Base Coach: DeMarlo Hale

#1 Draft Picks

Josh Beckett (#2), J.D. Drew (#5), Rocco Baldelli (#6), Mark Kotsay (#9), Billy Wagner (#12), Casey Kotchman (#13), Jason Varitek (#14), Brian Anderson (#15), Billy Traber (#16), Jacoby Ellsbury (#23), Daniel Bard (#28), Clay Buchholz (#42), Jed Lowrie (#45), Mike Bowden (#47)
American League East 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 2009 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    32Brian AndersonP6-2205R-R272005CHA: 2003-1-15MLB-Free Agent
    55Jeff Bailey1B6-2205R-R302007FLO: 1997-2-64MLB--
    5Rocco BaldelliCF6-4183R-R272003TBA: 2000-1-6MLB--
    60Daniel BardP6-4185R-R242009BOS: 2006-1-28MLB-Retired
    50Aaron Bates1B6-4232R-R252009BOS: 2006-3-83MLB-Free Agent
    44Jason BayLF-RF6-2200R-R302003MON: 2000-22-645MLB-Free Agent
    19Josh BeckettP6-4190R-R292001FLO: 1999-1-2MLB-Retired
    64Mike BowdenP6-3215R-R222008BOS: 2005-1-47MLB-Int
    50Dusty BrownC6-0180R-R272009BOS: 2000-35-1052MLB-Free Agent
    61Clay BuchholzP6-3190L-R242007BOS: 2005-1-42MLB-Free Agent
    36Paul ByrdP6-1184R-R381995CLE: 1991-4-112MLB--
    53Fernando CabreraP6-4175R-R272004CLE: 1999-10-317MLB-Free Agent
    54Chris CarterLF-RF6-0225L-L262008ARI: 2004-17-506MLB-Int
    17Manny DelcarmenP6-2190R-R272005BOS: 2000-2-62MLB-Free Agent
    7J.D. DrewRF6-1195L-R331998SLN: 1998-1-5MLB--
    46Jacoby EllsburyCF6-1185L-L252007BOS: 2005-1-23MLBNew York YankeesMLB-Active
    23Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R272004TBA: 2001-32-949MLB-Free Agent
    3Alex Gonzalez1B6-0170R-R321998UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    51Enrique GonzalezP5-11195R-R262006UDFAMLB--
    22Nick GreenSS-2B6-0180R-R302004ATL: 1998-32-971MLB-Free Agent
    62Hunter JonesRF-LF6-4235L-L252009Not draftedMLBChicago White SoxMinors
    11Casey Kotchman1B6-3210L-L262004ANA: 2001-1-13MLB-Free Agent
    11Mark KotsayLF6-0190L-L331997FLO: 1996-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    16George KottarasC6-0180L-R262008SDN: 2002-20-595MLB-Free Agent
    23Adam LaRoche1B6-3180L-L292004ATL: 2000-29-880MLB-Retired
    31Jon LesterP6-3200L-L252006BOS: 2002-2-57MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    48Javier LopezP6-4225L-L312003ARI: 1998-4-133MLB-Retired
    25Mike Lowell3B6-4205R-R351998NYA: 1995-20-562MLB--
    12Jed LowrieSS6-0180B-R252008BOS: 2005-1-45MLBOakland AthleticsMLB-Active
    23Julio LugoSS-3B6-1165R-R332000HOU: 1994-43-1193MLB--
    41Victor MartinezDH6-2170B-R302002UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    18Justin MastersonP6-6235R-R242008BOS: 2006-2-71MLB-Free Agent
    18Daisuke MatsuzakaP6-0185R-R282007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    37Hideki OkajimaP6-2189L-L332007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    34David OrtizDH6-4237L-L331997UDFAMLB-Retired
    58Jonathan PapelbonP6-4220R-R282005BOS: 2003-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    15Dustin Pedroia2B5-9180R-R252006BOS: 2004-2-65MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    36Brad PennyP6-4200R-R312000ARI: 1996-5-155MLB-Retired
    56Ramon RamirezP5-11170R-R272006UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    68Josh ReddickRF6-2180L-R222009BOS: 2006-17-523MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    54Dustin RichardsonP6-5195L-L252009BOS: 2006-5-163MLB-Free Agent
    24Takashi SaitoP6-3191L-R392006UDFAMLB-Int
    29John SmoltzP6-3220R-R421988DET: 1985-22-574MLB--
    63Junichi TazawaP5-11180R-R232009UDFAMLBMiami MarlinsMLB-Active
    40Billy TraberP6-5205L-L292003NYN: 2000-1-16MLB--
    30Jon Van EveryOF6-1185L-L292008CLE: 2000-29-876MLB--
    33Jason VaritekC6-2220R-R371997SEA: 1994-1-14MLB--
    51Gil VelazquezSS6-2170R-R292008NYN: 1998-14-424MLB-Free Agent
    13Billy WagnerP5-11180L-L371995HOU: 1993-1-12MLB--
    49Tim WakefieldP6-2210R-R421992PIT: 1988-8-200MLB--
    30Chris Woodward3B6-0173R-R331999TOR: 1994-54-1438MLB-Retired
    20Kevin Youkilis3B6-1220R-R302004BOS: 2001-8-243MLB-Retired

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