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1998 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in American League East
Run Differential: 876-729 + 147
Manager(s): Jimy Williams
General Manager: Dan Duquette
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 51,647,000 8/30
Attendance: 2,314,704 17/30
Playoffs: Lost in 1st Round (Indians)
Top Draft Pick: Adam Everett (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Greg Swindell (#2), Steve Avery (#3), Trot Nixon (#7), Nomar Garciaparra (#12), Jason Varitek (#14), Mo Vaughn (#23), John Wasdin (#25), Midre Cummings (#29), Scott Hatteberg (#43)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
11448.704--
9270.56822.0
8874.54326.0
7983.48835.0
6399.38951.0
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Donnie SadlerBOSOAKW 2-0 @OAK300000000001000011st career game
    Donnie SadlerBOSOAKW 6-3 @OAK100000100000001021st career RBI
    Jason VaritekBOSANAL 1-2 @ANA400000000040000054 strikeouts
    Jim LeyritzBOSSEAW 8-7 vs SEA52300230000000006532 home runs
    Jason VaritekBOSSEAW 8-7 vs SEA201000100100000081st career RBI
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSOAKW 8-6 vs OAK42201150010000001905 RBIs
    Troy O'LearyBOSCLEL 4-7 vs CLE42200230002000004682 home runs
    Darren BraggBOSCLEW 2-0 vs CLE41420000000000003534 hits
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSDETW 11-4 @DET53300250000000001962 home runs, 5 RBIs
    John ValentinBOSANAW 8-4 vs ANA32200230021000007202 home runs
    Mo VaughnBOSTEXW 5-3 vs TEX31100000012000009191000th career hit
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSKCAL 3-5 @KCA30110020000200002092 hit by pitches
    Troy O'LearyBOSKCAW 14-3 @KCA53300240002000004852 home runs
    Jason VaritekBOSKCAW 14-3 @KCA4210000100010000181st career stolen base
    Lou MerloniBOSKCAW 3-1 @KCA300000000010000011st career game
    Jason VaritekBOSKCAW 3-1 @KCA2110012000000100191st career home run
    Mo VaughnBOSMINL 4-7 @MIN4110011000100000930200th career home run
    Lou MerloniBOSMINL 1-2 @MIN401000000010000031st career hit
    Lou MerloniBOSKCAW 5-2 vs KCA212101300100000041st career home run, 1st career RBI
    John ValentinBOSCHAL 5-9 vs CHA42200240000000007352 home runs
    Keith JohnsBOSNYAL 3-12 vs NYA000000000100000011st career game
    Troy O'LearyBOSTORL 5-7 vs TOR4011000000100000500500th career game
    Troy O'LearyBOSTORL 2-5 vs TOR41202000001000005010 Triples
    Brian BarkleyBOSNYAL 3-8 @NYA000000000000000011st career game
    Reggie JeffersonBOSNYAL 2-6 @NYA32200220001000005692 home runs
    Reggie JeffersonBOSTORW 9-5 @TOR51330020000000005713 Doubles
    Mo VaughnBOSNYNL 2-9 vs NYN42300220000000019502 home runs
    John ValentinBOSATLW 10-6 @ATL53300240001000007552 home runs
    Mo VaughnBOSTBAW 5-1 vs TBA40000000004000009564 strikeouts
    Lou MerloniBOSTBAW 3-2 vs TBA4030000100100000221st career stolen base
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSTBAW 4-1 @TBA42200220001000002302 home runs
    Darren LewisBOSPHIL 8-9 vs PHI51100020004000008984 strikeouts
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSFLOW 6-1 @FLO52420000000000002374 hits
    Billy AshleyBOSMONW 7-4 vs MON40000000004000002724 strikeouts
    Mike BenjaminBOSMONW 15-0 vs MON52400030001000004454 hits
    Darren LewisBOSMONW 15-0 vs MON62400031000000019074 hits
    Donnie SadlerBOSCHAW 15-2 vs CHA511010000000000081st career hit
    Troy O'LearyBOSCHAW 15-14 vs CHA62420010000000005364 hits
    John ValentinBOSCHAW 15-14 vs CHA54310010000100007764 runs scored
    Donnie SadlerBOSBALL 7-11 @BAL4110000100000000121st career stolen base
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSCLEW 15-5 vs CLE43420150000100002535 RBIs, 4 hits
    Troy O'LearyBOSCLEW 15-5 vs CLE52200150000000005445 RBIs
    Donnie SadlerBOSDETW 9-4 @DET3110013000100100141st career home run
    Mo VaughnBOSDETW 9-4 @DET42200220000000009792 home runs
    Darren LewisBOSTORL 6-10 vs TOR2000000101000000926200th career stolen base
    Scott HattebergBOSOAKW 8-4 @OAK40000000004000001994 strikeouts
    Mo VaughnBOSTEXL 4-7 @TEX52200220002000009962 home runs
    Darren BraggBOSTEXW 11-1 @TEX64410220001000004302 home runs, 4 runs scored, 4 hits
    Mo VaughnBOSTEXW 14-8 @TEX42200240020000009992 home runs
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSKCAW 7-4 vs KCA43200240011000002762 home runs
    Mo VaughnBOSKCAW 7-4 vs KCA513100000000000010001000th career game
    Mike StanleyBOSKCAW 11-1 @KCA523002600000000012102 home runs, 6 RBIs
    Darren BraggBOSMINW 5-1 @MIN50400010001000004414 hits
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSOAKW 3-2 vs OAK40410000000000002884 hits
    John ValentinBOSANAW 6-1 vs ANA4121012000100000822100th career home run
    Jason VaritekBOSNYAW 9-4 @NYA4220025000000000792 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Mike BenjaminBOSTBAW 4-3 vs TBA3010001000100000500500th career game
    Nomar GarciaparraBOSBALW 9-6 vs BAL54300230000000003182 home runs, 4 runs scored
    Scott HattebergBOSBALW 9-6 vs BAL40410010000000002374 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Pedro MartinezBOSOAKW 2-0 @OAKW 7300021100026000--18666-3911 Strikeouts
    Pedro MartinezBOSSEAW 5-0 vs SEAWSHO9200021200030000--18867-3912 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter, 1000th career strikeout
    Derek LoweBOSOAKW 6-3 vs OAK 200000300063023777%232-8Threw 77% strikes
    Pedro MartinezBOSCLEW 3-2 vs CLE 9422101200030110753568%18967-3912 Strikeouts
    Tom GordonBOSCLEW 6-5 vs CLEW 10000100003000--360100-91100th career win
    Brian RoseBOSDETW 11-4 @DETW 742220300025000--51-11st career win
    Derek LoweBOSDETW 6-5 vs DET 1.221100200082519676%292-8Threw 76% strikes
    John WasdinBOSANAL 2-7 vs ANA 2.2433100000123224875%9215-14Threw 75% strikes
    John WasdinBOSTEXW 5-3 vs TEXW 220000100072721678%9316-14Threw 78% strikes
    Pedro MartinezBOSMINL 1-2 @MIN 8611011100030127874069%19469-3911 Strikeouts
    Tom GordonBOSMINL 1-2 @MIN 300000100092821775%371100-91Threw 75% strikes
    Brian BarkleyBOSNYAL 3-8 @NYA 1.22210200001038201853%10-01st career game
    Pedro MartinezBOSCHAW 6-1 @CHAW 7411151100131144855959%20073-4111 Strikeouts, 200th career game
    Rich GarcesBOSTBAW 4-1 @TBA 1.210000300062217577%944-5Threw 77% strikes
    Ron MahayBOSPHIW 7-5 @PHISv 0.21000010003118373%464-01st career save
    Pedro MartinezBOSMONW 15-0 vs MONW 62000050002067531479%20376-41Threw 79% strikes
    Jin Ho ChoBOSCHAL 0-3 vs CHAL 66111120002476492764%10-11st career game
    Pedro MartinezBOSCLEW 1-0 vs CLEWSHO940002900032118734562%20577-42Complete game/Shutout
    Derek LoweBOSCLEW 15-5 vs CLESv 1.11000000005550100%502-131st career save
    Jin Ho ChoBOSDETL 4-6 @DETL 5.19551050002571551677%30-3Threw 77% strikes
    David WestBOSTORW 6-3 vs TOR 0.12111010003149564%20031-38200th career game
    Tom GordonBOSANAW 8-7 @ANASv 121100000051710759%400102-93400th career game
    Pedro MartinezBOSTEXL 3-4 @TEXL 6.2643121300130125814465%20980-4313 Strikeouts
    Pedro MartinezBOSTEXW 4-1 vs TEXW 8.2511111000032123824167%21181-4310 Strikeouts
    John WasdinBOSANAL 6-8 vs ANA 2.100000500083425974%12119-18Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Pedro MartinezBOSTORL 3-4 @TOR 7733031100031125814465%21483-4311 Strikeouts
    Pete SchourekBOSTORL 7-8 @TOR 54442450002087533461%20057-55200th career game
    Tom GordonBOSTBAW 4-3 vs TBASv 1.210000200062318578%420104-94Threw 78% strikes
    Tim WakefieldBOSBALW 8-3 vs BALW 66221050002473591481%16773-56Threw 81% strikes
    Carlos ValdezBOSBALW 6-4 vs BALW 0.200002000052291341%151-11st career win


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