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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2015
Team Location: Boston,Massachusetts

Ballparks:  Fenway Park (1912-2015), 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:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Jonathan AroRPActive25.0526-1175R-R2015UDFABefore May '12
    Matt BarnesRPActive25.1676-3180R-R2014BOS: 2011-1-19Before May '12
    Clay BuchholzSPActive31.1096-3190L-R2007BOS: 2005-1-42Before May '12
    Heath HembreeRPActive26.3226-4205R-R2013SFN: 2010-5-1682014-07-26Traded from Giants with Edwin Escobar to Red Sox for Jake Peavy
    Joe KellySPActive27.1756-1165R-R2012SLN: 2009-3-982014-07-31Traded from Cardinals with Allen Craig to Red Sox for John Lackey and Corey Littrell
    Craig KimbrelRPActive27.1875-11205R-R2010ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Tom LayneRPActive31.0296-3185L-L2012ARI: 2007-26-7932013-11-15Signed to Minor League Contract
    Pat LightPActive24.2476-5190R-R-BOS: 2012-1-37Before May '12
    Roman MendezRPActive25.1296-2180R-R2014UDFA2015-09-11Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Red Sox
    Wade MileySPActive29.0186-2195L-L2011ARI: 2008-1-432014-12-13Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Rubby de la Rosa, Allen Webster and Raymel Flores
    Henry OwensPActive23.1336-6190L-L2015BOS: 2011-1-36Before May '12
    Rick PorcelloSPActive26.3396-5195R-R2009DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    Noe RamirezRPActive25.3446-3180R-R2015BOS: 2011-4-142Before May '12
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive22.2386-2175L-L2015UDFA2014-07-31Traded from Orioles to Red Sox for Andrew Miller
    Robbie RossRPActive26.1605-11185L-L2012TEX: 2008-2-572015-01-27Traded from Rangers to Red Sox for Anthony Ranaudo
    Junichi TazawaRPActive29.1785-11180R-R2009UDFABefore May '12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Koji UeharaCLActive40.2426-2187R-R2009UDFA2012-12-06Signed to 1-year contract ($4.25m)
    Brandon WorkmanRPActive27.1106-4195R-R2013BOS: 2010-2-57Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Ryan HaniganCActive35.1076-1180R-R2007UDFA2014-12-20Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
    Blake SwihartCActive23.2426-1175B-R2015BOS: 2011-1-26Before May '12
    Christian VazquezCActive25.1025-9195R-R2014BOS: 2008-9-292Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive23.0616-3185R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Marco HernandezSSActive23.0866-0170L-R-UDFA2014-12-15Traded from Cubs to Red Sox as PTBNL for Felix Doubront
    Deven Marrero3BActive25.0986-1180R-R2015BOS: 2012-1-24Before May '12Signed out of draft
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive32.1065-9180R-R2006BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Pablo Sandoval3BActive29.1125-11180B-R2008UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    Travis Shaw1BActive25.2296-3210L-R2015BOS: 2011-9-292Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Mookie BettsCFActive23.0555-9156R-R2014BOS: 2011-5-172Before May '12
    Jackie BradleyRFActive25.2265-10175L-R2013BOS: 2011-1-40Before May '12
    Rusney CastilloLFActive28.0855-8186R-R2014UDFABefore May '12Signed to 7-year contract for 2015-2021 ($72.5m) [Intl Free Agent] 0.1--10.5--10.5--10.5--11--11--13.5. 2019 opt-out
    Williams JerezCFActive23.1996-4190L-L-BOS: 2011-2-81Before May '12
    Hanley RamirezLF-DHActive31.3446-3200R-R2005UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Brock HoltDHActive27.1735-10165L-R2012PIT: 2009-9-2652012-12-27Traded from Pirates with Joel Hanrahan to Red Sox for Mark Melancon, Stolmy Pimentel, Ivan DeJesus Jr. and Jerry Sands
    David OrtizDH-1BActive40.0136-4237L-L1997UDFA2012-11-02Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)

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