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1997 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 78-84 .481
Rank: 4th in American League East
Run Differential: 851-857 -6
Roster Continuity 65.21% 13/28
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 43,232,000 12/28
Attendance: 2,226,136 12/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: John Curtice (#17) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Grady Little
Bullpen Coach: Herman Starrette
First Base Coach: Dave Jauss
Hitting Coach: Jim Rice
Pitching Coach: Joe Kerrigan
Third Base Coach: Wendell Kim

#1 Draft Picks

Steve Avery (#3), Shane Mack (#11), Nomar Garciaparra (#12), Jason Varitek (#14), Bill Haselman (#23), Aaron Sele (#23), Mo Vaughn (#23), John Wasdin (#25), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9864.605--
9666.5932.0
7983.48819.0
7884.48120.0
7686.46922.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
5Nomar GarciaparraSS23 684122209
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11
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30
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98229359262279.306.342.534876.228.298.3152.6322.8365734
13John Valentin2B-3B30 57595176
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47
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5
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18
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77745866551521.306.372.499871.193.299.3191.1431.9287644
12Wil CorderoLF25 57082160
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26
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3
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18
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721331122470411.281.320.432752.151.202.3273.9431.7246609
42Mo Vaughn1B29 52791166
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24
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035
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96228615412170310.315.420.560980.245.408.3841.7915.1295628
56Darren BraggCF27 51365132
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35
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2
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9
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5710661102355416.257.337.386723.129.255.3031.6757.0198586
25Troy O'LearyRF27 49965154
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32
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4
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15
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80053970271413.309.358.479837.170.238.3331.7933.3239545
18Reggie JeffersonDH28 48974156
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33
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1
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13
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67122493751317.319.358.470828.151.198.3703.8837.6230524
3Jeff Frye2B30 40456126
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36
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2
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3
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511982744212712.312.352.433785.121.215.3381.63134.7175442
10Scott HattebergC27 3504697
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23
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1
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10
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44014070222111.277.354.434788.157.269.3211.7535.0152395
20Mike StanleyDH-1B34 2604578
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17
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013
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5301395060079.300.394.515909.215.362.3191.2820.0134312
11Tim Naehring3B30 2593874
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18
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1
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9
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40113840100310.286.375.467842.181.328.3051.0528.8121301
37Bill HaselmanC31 2122250
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15
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06
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2602154422128.236.290.392682.156.217.2682.9335.383232
15,24Shane MackCF33 1301341
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7
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03
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172192431223.315.368.438806.123.200.3622.6743.357146
28Mike Benjamin3B-SS31 1161227
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9
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1
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072342710112.233.262.328590.095.121.3006.75--38123
30Jesus TavarezCF26 691212
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3
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1
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09004900012.174.216.246462.072.130.1972.25--1774
44Rudy PembertonRF27 63815
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2
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02
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100041330000.238.314.365679.127.190.2713.2531.52370
44Michael ColemanCF21 2424
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1
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0021001100100.167.167.208375.042.083.308----525
29Arquimedez Pozo3B23 1504
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1
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003000500110.267.250.333583.067.067.364----517
52Vaughn EshelmanP28 411
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
38Jose MalaveLF26 4000000000200001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----04
45Walt McKeelC25 3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
2Curtis Pride28 211
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1000100000.500.5002.00025001.5001.500---2.042
26Aaron SeleP27 2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
55Jeff SuppanP22 2000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
33Steve AveryP27 1100000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
43Derek LoweP24 1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
17Bret SaberhagenP33 1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
47Jason VaritekC25 101
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00000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.000.0001.000----11
49Tim WakefieldP30 1000000000000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
27Butch HenryP28 0000000000000100-----------01
Batting Totals170057818511684373321858106848514104459542155155.291.346.463809.172.264.3252.0331.226766371
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
49Tim Wakefield30 12154.2535294220201.119310995248715160161.398.641.073.906.761.74
36Tom Gordon29 6103.744225211611182.2155857610781595031.277.620.493.847.822.04
26Aaron Sele27 13125.3933331000177.1196115106258012270151.569.971.274.076.201.53
46John Wasdin24 464.3953700100124.212168611838844031.278.711.302.746.052.21
55Jeff Suppan22 735.7123220010112.114075711236675041.5711.250.962.895.381.86
33Steve Avery27 676.402218001096.212776691549514021.8111.781.394.554.731.04
27Butch Henry28 733.543650013684.1893633619510001.299.540.642.045.462.68
32Chris Hammond31 345.95298006165.1814543527482021.6611.220.693.746.651.78
41Jim Corsi35 533.415200014257.2562622121402041.338.690.163.266.211.90
51Heathcliff Slocumb31 055.7449000371746.2583230434366031.9611.110.776.516.891.06
53Kerry Lacy24 116.073300012345.2603431722180001.7811.741.374.303.520.82
52Vaughn Eshelman28 336.28216006042.2583230317182021.7412.140.633.563.771.06
50Mark Brandenburg26 025.49310005041.0492525316340021.5910.760.663.517.462.13
54Joe Hudson26 313.50260009035.2391614114141041.479.750.253.503.501.00
17Bret Saberhagen33 016.5866000026.0302019510141021.5410.381.733.464.851.40
57Ron Mahay26 302.52280007025.01977311223001.206.841.083.967.922.00
43Ricky Trlicek28 344.70180008023.1261412218102011.9110.170.787.043.910.56
43Derek Lowe24 023.3880000016.0156603130001.138.440.001.697.314.33
34Rich Garces26 014.50120004013.2149729120011.649.001.295.797.711.33
40Robinson Checo25 113.4652001013.1125503140001.158.310.002.089.694.67
59Pat Mahomes26 108.10100002010.01510921051022.5013.501.809.004.500.50
47Toby Borland28 0015.003000003.16551710024.3318.003.0021.003.000.14
59Ken Grundt27 009.002000003.05330000101.6715.000.000.000.00--
19Brian Rose21 0012.001100003.05440230002.3315.000.006.009.001.50
28Mike Benjamin31 000.001000101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.00--
Batting Totals78844.85579162731554014521569857783149611987511681.509.730.923.796.121.62
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Steve Avery272200000000001.000------------------0190
Mike Benjamin311045191600001----1.0001.000.929.958--------50816
Toby Borland2830000000000--------------------000
Darren Bragg2700001011184100--------------.993.959--365115
Mark Brandenburg263100000000001.000------------------550
Robinson Checo2550000000000--------------------000
Michael Coleman2100000007000--------------.941----1601
Wil Cordero250001001370002------1.000----.992------248112
Jim Corsi35520000000000.937------------------691
Vaughn Eshelman28210000000000.889------------------441
Jeff Frye3000180183553011----1.000.991.8781.000.8461.0001.000--22726412
Rich Garces261200000000001.000------------------120
Nomar Garciaparra230000015300000----------.971--------24945021
Tom Gordon29420000000000.950------------------18202
Ken Grundt27200000000001.000------------------200
Chris Hammond31290000000000.929------------------3101
Bill Haselman31066000000000--.983----------------373407
Scott Hatteberg270106000000001--.983----------------5744611
Butch Henry283600000000001.000------------------4170
Joe Hudson262600000000001.000------------------270
Reggie Jefferson2800120000000119----.975--------------7452
Kerry Lacy24330000000000.857------------------421
Derek Lowe24800000000001.000------------------140
Shane Mack33000000343005--------------1.000----7500
Ron Mahay262800000000001.000------------------120
Pat Mahomes26100000000000--------------------000
Jose Malave2600000040000------------1.000------300
Walt McKeel2504100000000--1.0001.000--------------600
Tim Naehring30000068000001--------.981----------401113
Troy O'Leary2700000024011901------------.952--.983--26686
Rudy Pemberton27000000002300----------------.947--3422
Arquimedez Pozo2300004000000--------.947----------4141
Brian Rose2110000000000--------------------000
Bret Saberhagen3360000000000.750------------------121
Aaron Sele27330000000000.972------------------10251
Heathcliff Slocumb31490000000000.889------------------441
Mike Stanley3401531000000053--.982.996--------------284212
Jeff Suppan22230000000000.824------------------683
Jesus Tavarez26000000429402------------1.000.9741.000--4911
Ricky Trlicek281800000000001.000------------------330
John Valentin300007964000000------.976.942----------23938022
Jason Varitek2501000000000--1.000----------------100
Mo Vaughn290013100000009----.988--------------10887514
Tim Wakefield30350000000000.912------------------9223
John Wasdin24530000000000.889------------------5112


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