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Boston Red Sox 40-man Roster (Current)

+ American League (MLB)
League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2017
Team Location: Boston,Massachusetts

Ballparks:   Fenway Park (1912-2017), Huntington Avenue Grounds (1903-1911)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Boston Red Sox (MLB-AL)   AAA: Pawtucket Red Sox (IL)   AA: Portland Sea Dogs (East)   A+: Salem Red Sox (Caro)   A: Greenville Drive (SAL)   A-: Lowell Spinners (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Red Sox (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Red Sox (GCL)   Rk: Dominican Red Sox 2 (DSL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Players in bold are on the active playing roster
  • The 40-man Date is only available for players who were not on the roster as of May 2012 which is when TBC started tracking 40-man roster daily movement.
  • Players listed on the 60-day DL or who are on restricted list are not considered as part of the roster.
  • The rosters are not updated in real-time. There's a lag of about 4-6 hours.
  • Pitchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Matt BarnesRP27.1576-3180R-R2014-20171.1102009-20172014-09-08Activated from DL
    Ty ButtreyP 24.2356-5205L-R-0.0002012-20172017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Roenis EliasRP29.1126-2178L-L2014-20171.1192011-20172015-12-08Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Heath HembreeRP28.3126-4205R-R2013-20171.1062008-20172014-07-26Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brian JohnsonSPMinors26.3496-3225L-L2015-20170.0122010-20172015-07-12Activated from disabled list
    Joe KellyRP29.1656-1165R-R2012-20174.0292007-20172014-07-31Activated from DL
    Craig KimbrelCL29.1775-11205R-R2010-20176.0662007-20172015-11-13Red Sox exercised option for 2018 ($13m)
    Henry OwensPMinors25.1236-6190L-L2015-20160.1002012-20172015-08-05Assigned to Portland (AA)
    Drew PomeranzSP28.3646-5190R-L2011-20174.0132008-20172016-07-15Activated from DL
    Rick PorcelloSP28.3296-5195R-R2009-20177.1702008-20172014-12-12Activated from DL
    David PriceSP32.0876-6215L-L2008-20177.1642005-20172015-12-05Activated from DL
    Eduardo RodriguezSP24.2286-2175L-L2015-20171.1302010-20172014-11-21Activated from DL
    Chris SaleSP28.2366-6172L-L2010-20176.0612008-20172016-12-04Red Sox exercised option for 2018 ($12.5m)
    Robby ScottRP28.0846-2220B-L2016-20170.0312008-20172016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Carson SmithRP28.0336-5215R-R2014-20172.0282009-20172015-12-08Activated from DL
    Ben TaylorRPMinors25.0096-3222R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-04-01Activated from DL and assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Tyler ThornburgCL29.0535-11175R-R2012-20163.0572008-20162016-12-04Activated from DL
    Hector VelazquezP28.3606-0180R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172017-05-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brandon WorkmanRP29.1006-4195R-R2013-20173.0182008-20172014-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Steven WrightSP33.0836-1200R-R2013-20172.0892004-20172012-11-21Activated from DL
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Sandy LeonC28.2535-11175B-R2012-20172.1492007-20172016-06-07Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.3m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Austin MaddoxC26.1926-3220R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172017-06-15Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Blake SwihartC25.2326-1175B-R2015-20171.1332011-20172014-11-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezC27.0925-9195R-R2014-20172.0312008-20172012-11-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Xander BogaertsSS25.0516-3185R-R2013-20173.0422010-20172013-08-19Reinstated from Bereavement list
    Rafael Devers3B21.0286-0195L-R2017-20170.0002014-20172017-07-24Contract purchased from minors
    Marco HernandezSS-2B25.0766-0170L-R2016-20170.1052010-20172015-11-26Activated from DL
    Tzu-Wei LinSS23.2795-9155L-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-06-24Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero2B27.0886-1180R-R2015-20170.1062010-20172015-06-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Dustin Pedroia2B34.0965-9180R-R2006-201710.0412002-2017Before May '12Activated from DL
    Sam Travis3B24.0866-0195R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-05-23Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Andrew BenintendiLF23.1385-11175L-L2016-20170.0622014-20172016-08-03Activated from DL
    Mookie BettsRF25.0455-9156R-R2014-20172.0702011-20172014-06-28Activated from DL
    Jackie BradleyCF27.2165-10175L-R2013-20172.1502009-20172013-03-31Activated from DL
    Bryce BrentzLF28.3266-0185R-R2014-20160.0612008-20172017-11-01Contract purchased from minors
    Brock HoltLF29.1635-10165L-R2012-20173.0522009-20172012-12-27Activated from DL
    Designated Hitters
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Hanley RamirezDH33.3346-3200R-R2005-201711.0142002-20172014-11-26Reinstated from bereavement list


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