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1978 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 99-64 .607
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 796-657 + 139
Roster Continuity 68.24% 15/26
Manager(s): Don Zimmer
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,320,643 5/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Edward Connors (#102) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Johnny Pesky
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Al Jackson
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Jim Rice (#15), Bernie Carbo (#16)
American League East Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Jerry RemyBOSCLEW 6-3 @CLE51400021000000004494 hits
    Jim WrightBOSTEXW 12-4 vs TEX000000000000000011st career game
    Jack BrohamerBOSMILW 7-6 vs MIL50400020000000005874 hits
    Fred LynnBOSMILW 10-4 vs MIL53410120000000004294 hits
    George ScottBOSCLEL 7-10 vs CLE524100100100000018234 hits
    Jim RiceBOSTEXL 1-4 @TEX3000000001100000500500th career game
    Jim RiceBOSBALW 9-6 vs BAL42300240000000005022 home runs
    Jim RiceBOSMINW 8-1 vs MIN41202030000000105053 Triples
    Jim RiceBOSDETW 6-5 @DET5130012000200000518100th career home run
    Butch HobsonBOSDETW 9-3 @DET44310000011000002754 runs scored
    Bob MontgomeryBOSDETW 9-3 @DET52401040000000003474 hits
    Dwight EvansBOSDETW 6-3 vs DET33200220011000006582 home runs
    Allen RipleyBOSSEAW 13-1 @SEA000000000000000011st career game
    Jerry RemyBOSCALW 5-0 vs CAL4000000000000000500500th career game
    Rick BurlesonBOSSEAW 5-4 vs SEA52400000000000006404 hits
    George ScottBOSNYAL 4-6 @NYA611000000050000018465 strikeouts
    Fred LynnBOSCHAW 9-2 @CHA42200230000000004912 home runs
    Jim RiceBOSCLEL 9-10 @CLE52311050101000005615 RBIs
    Carlton FiskBOSCLEW 12-5 @CLE52310150001000007755 RBIs
    Dwight EvansBOSTEXL 3-4 vs TEX42200220000000006992 home runs
    Garry HancockBOSMINW 3-2 vs MIN300000000010000011st career game
    Fred LynnBOSMINW 3-2 vs MIN3120013000000000500500th career game
    Garry HancockBOSMINW 3-2 vs MIN111000000000000021st career hit
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSMINW 4-2 @MIN211000100210000026631500th career RBI
    Sam BowenBOSTEXL 1-3 @TEX411001100010000081st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Garry HancockBOSMILW 8-1 @MIL301000100000000091st career RBI
    Jim RiceBOSCLEW 9-7 vs CLE43400240010000005912 home runs, 4 hits
    George ScottBOSCLEW 9-7 vs CLE400000000040000018774 strikeouts
    Jim RiceBOSMILW 11-4 vs MIL52400130000000005964 hits
    Butch HobsonBOSMILL 3-4 vs MIL10110020010000203382 sacrifice flies
    Butch HobsonBOSCALW 8-6 @CAL11000000041000003414 walks
    Jim RiceBOSOAKW 6-3 @OAK53410121001000006024 hits
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSCALW 4-3 vs CAL604000000000000026804 hits
    Jack BrohamerBOSSEAW 10-9 vs SEA50400001000000006424 hits
    Fred LynnBOSSEAW 10-9 vs SEA54501010000000005374 runs scored, 5 hits
    Jim RiceBOSTORL 6-7 vs TOR53310230000000006132 home runs
    Jim RiceBOSBALW 5-4 vs BAL42300220000000006242 home runs
    Carl YastrzemskiBOSDETW 8-6 @DET413101500100100027035 RBIs
    John LaRoseBOSDETL 2-12 @DET000000000000000011st career game
    Jerry RemyBOSDETL 2-12 @DET41410000000000005814 hits
    Rick BurlesonBOSDETW 5-1 @DET51400000000000007124 hits
    George ScottBOSTORL 4-5 @TOR401000100020000019191000th career RBI
    Fred LynnBOSTORW 11-0 vs TOR51301050000000005675 RBIs
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Bill LeeBOSCHAW 5-0 @CHAWSHO970001500034000--29385-58Complete game/Shutout
    Allen RipleyBOSCLEL 4-5 @CLE 864311210132000--10-01st career game
    Jim WrightBOSTEXW 12-4 vs TEX 10000020003000--10-01st career game
    Jim WrightBOSCHAW 3-0 vs CHAWSHO970000300035000--41-0Complete game/Shutout, 1st career win
    Mike TorrezBOSCHAW 5-0 vs CHAWSHO960000400031000--289118-84Complete game/Shutout
    Allen RipleyBOSTORW 5-4 @TORW 773320310027000--71-31st career win
    Luis TiantBOSDETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO970002400034000--478194-140Complete game/Shutout
    Dennis EckersleyBOSTORW 4-0 vs TORWSHO980000510034000--11445-33Complete game/Shutout
    Jim WrightBOSCALW 5-0 vs CALWSHO920001600029000--83-0Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    Luis TiantBOSOAKW 9-0 vs OAKWSHO940000600031000--481197-140Complete game/Shutout
    Jim WrightBOSKCAW 1-0 vs KCAWSHO960000300030000--166-2Complete game/Shutout
    Luis TiantBOSCALW 4-2 @CALWCG962202500136000--493200-145200th career win
    Dennis EckersleyBOSCALW 6-0 vs CALWSHO940003100032000--13055-37Complete game/Shutout
    Bobby SprowlBOSBALL 1-4 @BALL 754313500031000--10-11st career game
    Luis TiantBOSBALW 2-0 @BALWSHO920002500031000--497201-147Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
    John LaRoseBOSDETL 2-12 @DET 235513000011000--10-01st career game
    Dennis EckersleyBOSDETW 6-0 vs DETWSHO970002400034000--13759-40Complete game/Shutout
    Mike TorrezBOSDETW 1-0 vs DETWSHO930007400031000--317130-95Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Luis TiantBOSTORW 5-0 vs TORWSHO920000400030000--503204-148Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter

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