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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2016
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 SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Matt BarnesRPActive25.2416-3180R-R20140.110BOS: 2011-1-192015-09-10Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Clay BuchholzSPActive31.1836-3190L-R20077.059BOS: 2005-1-42Before May '12
    Roenis EliasSPActive27.1966-2178L-L20141.112UDFA2015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Carson Smith to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Heath HembreeRPActive27.0316-4205R-R20130.148SFN: 2010-5-1682015-08-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellySPActive27.2496-1165R-R20123.101SLN: 2009-3-982015-07-23Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelRPActive27.2615-11205R-R20105.066ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Tom LayneRPActive31.1036-3185L-L20121.144ARI: 2007-26-7932015-08-12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Pat LightPActive24.3216-5190R-R-0.000BOS: 2012-1-372015-11-26Contract purchased from minors
    Henry OwensPActive23.2076-6190L-L20150.062BOS: 2011-1-362015-08-05Contract purchased from minors
    Rick PorcelloSPActive27.0486-5195R-R20096.170DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    David PriceSPActive30.1716-6215L-L20086.164TBA: 2007-1-12015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Noe RamirezRPActive26.0536-3180R-R20150.044BOS: 2011-4-1422015-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive22.3126-2175L-L20150.130UDFA2015-05-27Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robbie RossRPActive26.2345-11185L-L20123.100TEX: 2008-2-572015-06-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Carson SmithRPActive26.1176-5215R-R20141.028SEA: 2011-8-2432015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Roenis Elias to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Junichi TazawaRPActive29.2525-11180R-R20095.086UDFA2012-08-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Koji UeharaCLActive40.3166-2187R-R20097.000UDFA2012-12-06Signed to 1-year contract ($4.25m)
    Brandon WorkmanRPActive27.1846-4195R-R20132.018BOS: 2010-2-572015-04-14DL-15 Right elbow soreness
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Ryan HaniganCActive35.1816-1180R-R20077.077UDFA2014-12-20Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
    Blake SwihartCActive23.3166-1175B-R20150.156BOS: 2011-1-262015-05-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezCActive25.1765-9195R-R20141.082BOS: 2008-9-2922014-07-09Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive23.1356-3185R-R20132.042UDFA2013-08-19Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Marco HernandezSSActive23.1606-0170L-R-0.000UDFA2015-11-26Contract purchased from minors
    Deven Marrero3BActive25.1726-1180R-R20150.060BOS: 2012-1-242015-09-06Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive32.1805-9180R-R20069.041BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Pablo Sandoval3BActive29.1865-11180B-R20087.047UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    Travis Shaw1BActive25.3036-3210L-R20150.088BOS: 2011-9-2922015-08-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Mookie BettsCFActive23.1295-9156R-R20141.070BOS: 2011-5-1722014-08-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Jackie BradleyRFActive25.3005-10175L-R20131.150BOS: 2011-1-402015-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Rusney CastilloLFActive28.1595-8186R-R20140.115UDFA2015-07-28Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Williams JerezCFActive23.2736-4190L-L-0.000BOS: 2011-2-812015-11-26Contract purchased from minors
    Hanley RamirezLF-DHActive32.0526-3200R-R200510.014UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m
    Chris YoungRF-LFActive32.1616-2170R-R20069.039CHA: 2001-16-4932015-12-02Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($13m) 6.75--6.75 [Free Agent]
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Brock HoltDHActive27.2475-10165L-R20122.052PIT: 2009-9-2652014-05-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    David OrtizDH-1BActive40.0876-4237L-L199717.048UDFA2012-11-02Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)


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