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2004 BOSTON RED SOX

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Boston,MA
Team Record:  98-64   .605
Result:   2nd in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Terry Francona
General Manager:   Theo Epstein
Stadium:  Fenway Park
Attendance:  2,837,304
Payroll:  $127,298,500
Playoffs:  Won World Series (Cardinals)

Boston Red Sox affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ellis Burks (39)
Youngest Player:  Abe Alvarez (21)
Longest Tenure:  Tim Wakefield (10)
Top Hitter:  Manny Ramirez (2)
Top Pitcher:  Curt Schilling (2)
Top Draft Pick:  Dustin Pedroia (#65)

Roster Continuity:  67.72%
Top Prospect:   Hanley Ramirez
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
NY Yankees10161.623--
Boston9864.6053.0
Baltimore7884.48123.0
Tampa Bay7091.43530.5
Toronto6794.41633.5

TEAM INFORMATION
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Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Bronson ArroyoBoston Red Sox200420041$ 332,500 
Johnny DamonBoston Red Sox200220054$ 31,000,000$ 7.75m
Keith FoulkeBoston Red Sox200420074$ 24,000,000$ 6.00m
Byung-Hyun KimBoston Red Sox200420052$ 10,000,000$ 5.00m
Doug MientkiewiczMinnesota Twins200420052$ 7,000,000$ 3.50m
Trot NixonBoston Red Sox200420063$ 19,500,000$ 6.50mavoided arbitration
Manny RamirezBoston Red Sox200120088$ 160,000,000$ 20.00m$16m signing bonus with 2009-2010 club options, eliminated in trade to Dodgers in 2008.
Tim WakefieldBoston Red Sox200320053$ 13,020,000$ 4.34m



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