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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: Gulf Coast Red Sox (GCL)  

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 AroRPActive25.0006-1175R-R2015UDFABefore May '12
    Matt BarnesRPActive25.1156-3180R-R2014BOS: 2011-1-19Before May '12
    Craig BreslowSPActive35.0636-1180L-L2005MIL: 2002-26-7692015-01-05Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($2m)
    Clay BuchholzSPDL-6031.0576-3190L-R2007BOS: 2005-1-42Before May '12
    Ryan CookRPActive28.1026-2210R-R2011ARI: 2008-27-8282015-07-31Traded from Athletics to Red Sox for future considerations
    Heath HembreeRPActive26.2706-4205R-R2013SFN: 2010-5-1682014-07-26Traded from Giants with Edwin Escobar to Red Sox for Jake Peavy
    Rich HillSPActive35.2136-4180L-L2005CHN: 2002-4-1122015-08-11Signed to Minor League Contract
    Joe KellySPActive27.1236-1165R-R2012SLN: 2009-3-982014-07-31Traded from Cardinals with Allen Craig to Red Sox for John Lackey and Corey Littrell
    Tom LayneRPActive30.3426-3185L-L2012ARI: 2007-26-7932013-11-15Signed to Minor League Contract
    Jean MachiRPActive32.2516-0160R-R2012UDFA2015-07-29Claimed off waivers from Giants by Red Sox
    Roman MendezRPActive25.0776-2180R-R2014UDFA2015-09-11Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Red Sox
    Wade MileySPActive28.3316-2195L-L2011ARI: 2008-1-432014-12-13Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Rubby de la Rosa, Allen Webster and Raymel Flores
    Alexi OgandoRPActive32.0056-4160R-R2010UDFA2015-01-31Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($1.5m)
    Henry OwensPActive23.0816-6190L-L2015BOS: 2011-1-36Before May '12
    Rick PorcelloSPActive26.2876-5195R-R2009DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    Noe RamirezRPActive25.2926-3180R-R2015BOS: 2011-4-142Before May '12
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive22.1866-2175L-L2015UDFA2014-07-31Traded from Orioles to Red Sox for Andrew Miller
    Robbie RossRPActive26.1085-11185L-L2012TEX: 2008-2-572015-01-27Traded from Rangers to Red Sox for Anthony Ranaudo
    Junichi TazawaRPActive29.1265-11180R-R2009UDFABefore May '12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Koji UeharaCLDL-6040.1906-2187R-R2009UDFA2012-12-06Signed to 1-year contract ($4.25m)
    Steve WrightRPDL-731.0416-1200R-R2013CLE: 2006-2-562012-07-31Traded from Indians to Red Sox for Lars Anderson
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Ryan HaniganCActive35.0556-1180R-R2007UDFA2014-12-20Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
    Sandy LeonCActive26.2115-11175B-R2012UDFA2015-03-31Traded from Nationals to Red Sox for cash considerations
    Blake SwihartCActive23.1906-1175B-R2015BOS: 2011-1-26Before May '12
    Christian VazquezCDL-6025.0505-9195R-R2014BOS: 2008-9-292Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive23.0096-3185R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Deven Marrero3BActive25.0466-1180R-R2015BOS: 2012-1-24Before May '12Signed out of draft
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive32.0545-9180R-R2006BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Joshua Rutledge2BActive26.1726-0190R-R2012COL: 2010-3-1072015-07-28Traded from Angels to Red Sox for Shane Victorino
    Pablo Sandoval3BActive29.0605-11180B-R2008UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    Travis Shaw1BActive25.1776-3210L-R2015BOS: 2011-9-292Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Mookie BettsCF-RFActive23.0035-9156R-R2014BOS: 2011-5-172Before May '12
    Jackie BradleyCF-LFActive25.1745-10175L-R2013BOS: 2011-1-40Before May '12
    Rusney CastilloLFActive28.0335-8186R-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
    Brock HoltRF-3BActive27.1215-10165L-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
    Hanley RamirezLF-DHDL-1531.2926-3200R-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)
    Allen CraigDHActive31.0846-2190R-R2010SLN: 2006-8-2562014-07-31Traded from Cardinals with Joe Kelly to Red Sox for John Lackey and Corey Littrell
    David OrtizDH-1BActive39.3276-4237L-L1997UDFA2012-11-02Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)

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