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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

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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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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)
    Fernando AbadRPActive31.0986-2170L-L20105.073UDFA2016-08-01Traded from Twins to Red Sox for Pat Light
    Matt BarnesRPActive26.2816-3180R-R20141.110BOS: 2011-1-192015-09-10Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Heath HembreeRPActive28.0716-4205R-R20131.106SFN: 2010-5-1682016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellyRPActive28.2896-1165R-R20124.029SLN: 2009-3-982016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelCLActive28.3015-11205R-R20106.066ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Kyle MartinPActive26.0666-6195R-R-0.000BOS: 2013-9-2632016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    Drew PomeranzSPActive28.1236-5190R-L20114.013CLE: 2010-1-52016-07-15Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Anderson Espinoza
    Rick PorcelloSPActive28.0886-5195R-R20097.170DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    David PriceSPActive31.2116-6215L-L20087.164TBA: 2007-1-12015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Noe RamirezRPActive27.0936-3180R-R20150.102BOS: 2011-4-1422016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive23.3526-2175L-L20151.130UDFA2016-07-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robbie RossRPActive27.2745-11185L-L20124.100TEX: 2008-2-572015-06-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chris SaleSPActive27.3606-6172L-L20106.061CHA: 2010-1-132016-12-04Traded from White Sox to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada,Michael Kopech, Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz
    Robby ScottRPActive27.2086-2220B-L20160.031UDFA2016-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Carson SmithRPActive27.1576-5215R-R20142.028SEA: 2011-8-2432015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Roenis Elias to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Tyler ThornburgCLActive28.1775-11175R-R20123.057MIL: 2010-3-962016-12-04Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Travis Shaw, Mauricio Dubon and Josh Pennington
    Steven WrightSPActive32.2076-1200R-R20132.089CLE: 2006-2-562016-08-15DL-15 Strained right shoulder
    Luis YslaPActive24.3326-1185L-L-0.000UDFA2016-12-01Contract purchased from minors
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Sandy LeonCActive28.0125-11175B-R20122.149UDFA2016-06-07Contract purchased from minors
    Blake SwihartCActive24.3566-1175B-R20151.133BOS: 2011-1-262016-05-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezCActive26.2165-9195R-R20142.031BOS: 2008-9-2922016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive24.1756-3185R-R20133.042UDFA2013-08-19Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Marco Hernandez2BActive24.2006-0170L-R20160.105UDFA2016-08-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brock Holt3BActive28.2875-10165L-R20123.052PIT: 2009-9-2652014-05-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero2BActive26.2126-1180R-R20150.106BOS: 2012-1-242016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive33.2215-9180R-R200610.041BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Hanley Ramirez1BActive33.0936-3200R-R200511.014UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m
    Pablo Sandoval3BActive30.2265-11180B-R20088.047UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Andrew BenintendiLFActive22.2625-11175L-L20160.062BOS: 2015-1-72016-08-03Contract purchased from minors
    Mookie BettsRFActive24.1695-9156R-R20142.070BOS: 2011-5-1722014-08-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Jackie BradleyCFActive26.3405-10175L-R20132.150BOS: 2011-1-402015-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Michael MartinezCFActive34.1905-9145B-R20113.104UDFA2016-07-09Traded from Indians to Red Sox for cash considerations
    Steve SelskyRF-LFActive27.2486-1205R-R20160.043CIN: 2011-33-10152017-01-24Claimed off waivers from Reds by Red Sox
    Chris YoungLFActive33.2026-2170R-R20060.000CHA: 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)
    Mitch MorelandDHActive31.2006-2230L-L20106.067TEX: 2007-17-5302016-12-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m)


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