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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 (1912-2016), Huntington Avenue Grounds (1903-1911)

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Trades History | Hit for Cycle | No-Hitters

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
    Fernando AbadRP31.2236-2170L-L2010-20175.0732007-20172016-08-01Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($2m) [Lost arbitration]
    Matt BarnesRP27.0416-3180R-R2014-20171.1102009-20172014-09-08Suspended 4 games for throwing at Manny Machado
    Blaine BoyerRP36.0176-3190R-R2005-20177.0702000-20172017-05-28Activated from DL
    Doug FisterSP33.1756-8185L-R2009-20177.0582003-20172017-06-22Claimed off waivers from Angels by Red Sox
    Heath HembreeRP28.1966-4205R-R2013-20171.1062008-20172014-07-26Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brian JohnsonSPMinors26.2336-3225L-L2015-20170.0122010-20172015-07-12Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellyRPDL-1029.0496-1165R-R2012-20174.0292007-20172014-07-31DL-10 Strained left hamstring
    Craig KimbrelCL29.0615-11205R-R2010-20176.0662007-20172015-11-13Activated from DL
    Kyle MartinPMinors26.1916-6195R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172016-12-01Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Henry OwensPMinors25.0076-6190L-L2015-20160.1002012-20172015-08-05Assigned to Portland (AA)
    Drew PomeranzSP28.2486-5190R-L2011-20174.0132008-20172016-07-15Activated from DL
    Rick PorcelloSP28.2136-5195R-R2009-20177.1702008-20172014-12-12Activated from DL
    David PriceSP31.3366-6215L-L2008-20177.1642005-20172015-12-05Activated from DL
    Noe RamirezRPMinors27.2186-3180R-R2015-20170.1022009-20172015-07-04Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Eduardo RodriguezSP24.1126-2175L-L2015-20171.1302010-20172014-11-21Activated from DL
    Robbie RossRPDL-6028.0345-11185L-L2012-20174.1002009-20172015-01-27Transferred to 60-day DL
    Chris SaleSP28.1206-6172L-L2010-20176.0612008-20172016-12-04Traded from White Sox to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada,Michael Kopech, Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz
    Robby ScottRPMinors27.3336-2220B-L2016-20170.0312008-20172016-09-02Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Carson SmithRPDL-6027.2826-5215R-R2014-20172.0282009-20172015-12-08Transferred to 60-day DL
    Ben TaylorRPDL-1024.2586-3222R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-04-01DL-10 Left intercostal strain
    Tyler ThornburgCLDL-6028.3025-11175R-R2012-20173.0572008-20172016-12-04Transferred to 60-day DL
    Hector VelazquezPMinors28.2446-0180R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172017-05-18Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brandon WorkmanRP28.3496-4195R-R2013-20173.0182008-20172014-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Steven WrightSPDL-6032.3326-1200R-R2013-20172.0892004-20172012-11-21Transferred to 60-day DL
    Luis YslaPMinors25.0926-1185L-L-0.0002013-20172016-12-01Assigned to Portland (AA)
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Sandy LeonC28.1375-11175B-R2012-20172.1492007-20172016-06-07Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($1.3m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Austin MaddoxCMinors26.0766-3220R-R2017-20170.0002010-20172017-06-15Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Blake SwihartCDL-725.1166-1175B-R2015-20161.1332011-20172014-11-21DL-7 Injured
    Christian VazquezC26.3415-9195R-R2014-20172.0312008-20172012-11-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Xander BogaertsSS24.3006-3185R-R2013-20173.0422010-20172013-08-19Reinstated from Bereavement list
    Rafael Devers3B20.2776-0195L-R2017-20170.0002014-20172017-07-24Contract purchased from minors
    Marco HernandezSS-2BDL-6024.3256-0170L-R2016-20170.1052010-20172015-11-26Transferred to 60-day DL
    Tzu-Wei LinSSMinors23.1635-9155L-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-06-24Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero2B26.3376-1180R-R2015-20170.1062010-20172015-06-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Mitch Moreland1B31.3256-2230L-L2010-20176.0672005-20172016-12-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m)
    Eduardo Nunez3B-SS30.0436-0155B-R2010-20175.0902005-20172017-07-26Traded from Giants to Red Sox for Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos
    Dustin Pedroia2B33.3465-9180R-R2006-201710.0412002-2017Before May '12Activated from DL
    Joshua Rutledge3B-2BMinors28.0986-0190R-R2012-20173.0902008-20172016-12-07Activated from disabled list
    Sam Travis3BMinors23.3356-0195R-R2017-20170.0002012-20172017-05-23Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Andrew BenintendiLF23.0225-11175L-L2016-20170.0622014-20172016-08-03Activated from DL
    Mookie BettsRF24.2945-9156R-R2014-20172.0702011-20172014-06-28Activated from DL
    Jackie BradleyCF27.1005-10175L-R2013-20172.1502009-20172013-03-31Activated from DL
    Brock HoltLF29.0475-10165L-R2012-20173.0522009-20172012-12-27Activated from DL
    Steve SelskyCFMinors28.0086-1205R-R2016-20170.0432009-20172017-01-24Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chris YoungLF33.3276-2170R-R2006-20170.0002002-20172015-12-02Activated from DL
    Designated Hitters
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Hanley RamirezDH33.2186-3200R-R2005-201711.0142002-20172014-11-26Reinstated from bereavement list


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