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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

+ American League (MLB)
League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2014
Team Location: Boston,Massachusetts

Ballparks:  Fenway Park (1912-2014), 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)  
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)
    Matt BarnesPActive24.1866-3180R-R2014BOS: 2011-1-19Before May '12
    Drake BrittonRPActive25.2126-2200L-L2013BOS: 2007-23-714Before May '12
    Clay BuchholzSPActive30.1286-3190L-R2007BOS: 2005-1-42Before May '12
    Edwin EscobarPActive22.2426-1185L-L2014UDFA2014-07-26Traded from Giants with Heath Hembree to Red Sox for Jake Peavy
    Heath HembreePActive25.3416-4205R-R2013SFN: 2010-5-1682014-07-26Traded from Giants with Edwin Escobar to Red Sox for Jake Peavy
    Joe KellySPActive26.1946-1165R-R2012SLN: 2009-3-982014-07-31Traded from Cardinals with Allen Craig to Red Sox for John Lackey and Corey Littrell
    Tom LayneRPActive30.0486-3185L-L2012ARI: 2007-26-7932013-11-15Signed to Minor League Contract
    Justin MastersonSPActive29.2736-6235R-R2008BOS: 2006-2-712014-12-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($9.5m)
    Wade MileySPActive28.0376-2195L-L2011ARI: 2008-1-432014-12-13Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Rubby de la Rosa, Allen Webster and Raymel Flores
    Edward MujicaRPActive30.2246-2180R-R2006UDFA2013-12-08Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($9.5m)
    Rick PorcelloSPActive25.3586-5195R-R2009DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    Anthony RanaudoPActive25.1026-7225R-R2014BOS: 2010-1-39Before May '12
    Eduardo RodriguezPActive21.2576-2175L-L-UDFA2014-07-31Traded from Orioles to Red Sox for Andrew Miller
    Zeke SpruillSPActive25.1006-4184B-R2013ATL: 2008-2-702014-12-13Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Myles Smith
    Junichi TazawaRPActive28.1975-11180R-R2009UDFABefore May '12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Anthony VarvaroRPActive30.0506-0180R-R2010SEA: 2005-12-3532014-12-18Traded from Braves to Red Sox for Aaron Kurcz and cash
    Brandon WorkmanRPActive26.1296-4195R-R2013BOS: 2010-2-57Before May '12
    Steve WrightSPActive30.1126-1200R-R2013CLE: 2006-2-562012-07-31Traded from Indians to Red Sox for Lars Anderson
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Daniel ButlerCActive28.0645-10190R-R2014UDFABefore May '12
    Ryan HaniganCActive34.1266-1180R-R2007UDFA2014-12-20Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
    Blake SwihartCActive22.2616-1175B-R-BOS: 2011-1-26Before May '12
    Christian VazquezCActive24.1215-9195R-R2014BOS: 2008-9-292Before May '12
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Xander Bogaerts3B-SSDL-722.0806-3185R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Garin Cecchini3BActive23.2446-3215L-R2014BOS: 2010-4-143Before May '12
    Sean Coyle2BActive22.3385-8175R-R-BOS: 2010-3-110Before May '12
    Allen Craig1BActive30.1556-2190R-R2010SLN: 2006-8-2562014-07-31Traded from Cardinals with Joe Kelly to Red Sox for John Lackey and Corey Littrell
    Brock Holt2BActive26.1925-10165L-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
    Mike Napoli1BActive33.0506-1205R-R2006ANA: 2000-17-5002013-12-14Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($32m)
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive31.1255-9180R-R2006BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Hanley RamirezSSActive30.3636-3200R-R2005UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m
    Pablo Sandoval3BActive28.1315-11180B-R2008UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    Travis Shaw3BActive24.2486-3210L-R-BOS: 2011-9-292Before May '12
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Mookie BettsOFActive22.0745-9156R-R2014BOS: 2011-5-172Before May '12
    Jackie BradleyCFActive24.2455-10175L-R2013BOS: 2011-1-40Before May '12
    Bryce BrentzRFActive25.3556-0185R-R2014BOS: 2010-1-36Before May '12
    Daniel NavaLF-RFActive31.3035-10200B-L2010UDFABefore May '12Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Shane VictorinoRFActive34.0205-9160R-R2003LAN: 1999-6-1942012-12-05Signed to 3-year contract ($39m)
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    David OrtizDHActive39.0326-4237L-L1997UDFA2012-11-02Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)


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