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2012 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 5th in American League East
Run Differential: 734-806 -72
Roster Continuity 64.39% 17/30
Manager(s): Bobby Valentine
General Manager: Ben Cherington
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Payroll: $ 173,186,617 3/30
Attendance: 3,043,003 8/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Deven Marrero (#24) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Tim Bogar
Bullpen Coach: Gary Tuck
First Base Coach: Alex Ochoa
Hitting Coach: Dave Magadan
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third Base Coach: Jerry Royster

#1 Draft Picks

Adrian Gonzalez (#1), Josh Beckett (#2), Andrew Miller (#6), James Loney (#19), Jacoby Ellsbury (#23), Darnell McDonald (#26), Daniel Bard (#28), Pedro Beato (#32), Jarrod Saltalamacchia (#36), Clayton Mortensen (#36), Jason Repko (#37), Clay Buchholz (#42), Mike Bowden (#47)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9567.586--
9369.5742.0
9072.5565.0
7389.45122.0
6993.42626.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2012 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12012-04-05L 2-3 @DET
    22012-04-07L 0-10 @DET
    32012-04-08L 12-13 @DET
    42012-04-09W 4-2 @TOR
    52012-04-10L 3-7 @TOR
    62012-04-11L 1-3 @TOR
    72012-04-13W 12-2 TBA
    82012-04-14W 13-5 TBA
    92012-04-15W 6-4 TBA
    102012-04-16L 0-1 TBA
    112012-04-17L 3-18 TEX
    122012-04-18L 3-6 TEX
    132012-04-20L 2-6 NYA
    142012-04-21L 9-15 NYA
    152012-04-23W 6-5 @MIN
    162012-04-24W 11-2 @MIN
    172012-04-25W 7-6 @MIN
    182012-04-26W 10-3 @CHA
    192012-04-27W 10-3 @CHA
    202012-04-28W 1-0 @CHA
    212012-04-29L 1-4 @CHA
    222012-04-30W 11-6 OAK
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    232012-05-01L 3-5 OAK
    242012-05-02L 2-4 OAK
    252012-05-04L 4-6 BAL
    262012-05-05L 2-8 BAL
    272012-05-06L 6-9 BAL
    282012-05-07W 11-5 @KCA
    292012-05-08L 4-6 @KCA
    302012-05-09L 3-4 @KCA
    312012-05-10L 3-8 CLE
    322012-05-11W 7-5 CLE
    332012-05-12W 4-1 CLE
    342012-05-13W 12-1 CLE
    352012-05-14W 6-1 SEA
    362012-05-15W 5-0 SEA
    372012-05-16L 1-2 @TBA
    382012-05-17W 5-3 @TBA
    392012-05-18L 4-6 @PHI
    402012-05-19W 7-5 @PHI
    412012-05-20W 5-1 @PHI
    422012-05-21W 8-6 @BAL
    432012-05-22L 1-4 @BAL
    442012-05-23W 6-5 @BAL
    452012-05-25L 4-7 TBA
    462012-05-26W 3-2 TBA
    472012-05-27L 3-4 TBA
    482012-05-28W 7-4 DET
    492012-05-29W 6-3 DET
    502012-05-30W 6-4 DET
    512012-05-31L 3-7 DET
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    522012-06-01W 7-2 @TOR
    532012-06-02W 7-4 @TOR
    542012-06-03L 1-5 @TOR
    552012-06-05L 6-8 BAL
    562012-06-06L 1-2 BAL
    572012-06-07W 7-0 BAL
    582012-06-08L 4-7 WAS
    592012-06-09L 2-4 WAS
    602012-06-10L 3-4 WAS
    612012-06-11L 1-4 @MIA
    622012-06-12W 2-1 @MIA
    632012-06-13W 10-2 @MIA
    642012-06-15L 0-3 @CHN
    652012-06-16W 4-3 @CHN
    662012-06-17W 7-4 @CHN
    672012-06-19W 7-5 MIA
    682012-06-20W 15-5 MIA
    692012-06-21W 6-5 MIA
    702012-06-22L 1-4 ATL
    712012-06-23W 8-4 ATL
    722012-06-24W 9-4 ATL
    732012-06-25L 6-9 TOR
    742012-06-26W 5-1 TOR
    752012-06-27W 10-4 TOR
    762012-06-28L 0-1 @SEA
    772012-06-29W 5-0 @SEA
    782012-06-30L 2-3 @SEA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    792012-07-01W 2-1 @SEA
    802012-07-02L 1-6 @OAK
    812012-07-03L 2-3 @OAK
    822012-07-04L 2-3 @OAK
    832012-07-06L 8-10 NYA
    842012-07-07L 1-6 NYA
    852012-07-07W 9-5 NYA
    862012-07-08L 3-7 NYA
    872012-07-13W 3-1 @TBA
    882012-07-14L 3-5 @TBA
    892012-07-15W 7-3 @TBA
    902012-07-16W 5-1 CHA
    912012-07-17L 5-7 CHA
    922012-07-18W 10-1 CHA
    932012-07-19W 3-1 CHA
    942012-07-20L 1-6 TOR
    952012-07-21L 3-7 TOR
    962012-07-22L 7-15 TOR
    972012-07-23L 1-9 @TEX
    982012-07-24W 2-1 @TEX
    992012-07-25L 3-5 @TEX
    1002012-07-27L 3-10 @NYA
    1012012-07-28W 8-6 @NYA
    1022012-07-29W 3-2 @NYA
    1032012-07-30W 7-3 DET
    1042012-07-31W 4-1 DET
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1052012-08-01L 5-7 DET
    1062012-08-02L 0-5 MIN
    1072012-08-03L 5-6 MIN
    1082012-08-04L 4-6 MIN
    1092012-08-05W 6-4 MIN
    1102012-08-06W 9-2 TEX
    1112012-08-07L 3-6 TEX
    1122012-08-08L 9-10 TEX
    1132012-08-09L 3-5 @CLE
    1142012-08-10W 3-2 @CLE
    1152012-08-11L 2-5 @CLE
    1162012-08-12W 14-1 @CLE
    1172012-08-14L 1-7 @BAL
    1182012-08-15L 3-5 @BAL
    1192012-08-16W 6-3 @BAL
    1202012-08-17L 4-6 @NYA
    1212012-08-18W 4-1 @NYA
    1222012-08-19L 1-4 @NYA
    1232012-08-21L 3-5 ANA
    1242012-08-22L 3-7 ANA
    1252012-08-23L 13-14 ANA
    1262012-08-24W 4-3 KCA
    1272012-08-25L 9-10 KCA
    1282012-08-26W 8-6 KCA
    1292012-08-27W 5-1 KCA
    1302012-08-28L 5-6 @ANA
    1312012-08-29L 3-10 @ANA
    1322012-08-30L 2-5 @ANA
    1332012-08-31L 2-20 @OAK
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1342012-09-01L 1-7 @OAK
    1352012-09-02L 2-6 @OAK
    1362012-09-03L 1-4 @SEA
    1372012-09-04W 4-3 @SEA
    1382012-09-05L 1-2 @SEA
    1392012-09-07L 5-7 TOR
    1402012-09-08L 2-9 TOR
    1412012-09-09L 3-4 TOR
    1422012-09-11W 4-3 NYA
    1432012-09-12L 4-5 NYA
    1442012-09-13L 0-2 NYA
    1452012-09-14W 8-5 @TOR
    1462012-09-15W 3-2 @TOR
    1472012-09-16L 0-5 @TOR
    1482012-09-17W 5-2 @TBA
    1492012-09-18W 7-5 @TBA
    1502012-09-19L 3-13 @TBA
    1512012-09-20L 4-7 @TBA
    1522012-09-21L 2-4 BAL
    1532012-09-22L 6-9 BAL
    1542012-09-23W 2-1 BAL
    1552012-09-25L 2-5 TBA
    1562012-09-26L 2-4 TBA
    1572012-09-28L 1-9 @BAL
    1582012-09-29L 3-4 @BAL
    1592012-09-30L 3-6 @BAL
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1602012-10-01L 2-10 @NYA
    1612012-10-02L 3-4 @NYA
    1622012-10-03L 2-14 @NYA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    69-93
    Jarrod Saltalamacchia 95
    Kelly Shoppach 42
    Ryan Lavarnway 25
    Adrian Gonzalez 103
    James Loney 26
    Mauro Gomez 13
    Kevin Youkilis 12
    David Ortiz 7
    Brent Lillibridge 1
    Dustin Pedroia 139
    Pedro Ciriaco 11
    Nick Punto 10
    Ivan De Jesus 1
    Mike Aviles 1
    Will Middlebrooks 69
    Pedro Ciriaco 35
    Kevin Youkilis 29
    Nick Punto 15
    Danny Valencia 7
    Mauro Gomez 6
    Mike Aviles 1
    Mike Aviles 123
    Jose Iglesias 23
    Pedro Ciriaco 11
    Nick Punto 5
    Daniel Nava 66
    Carl Crawford 30
    Scott Podsednik 28
    Cody Ross 19
    Darnell McDonald 16
    Lars Anderson 1
    Pedro Ciriaco 1
    Ryan Kalish 1
    Jacoby Ellsbury 71
    Marlon Byrd 26
    Scott Podsednik 18
    Ryan Kalish 16
    Ryan Sweeney 15
    Jason Repko 4
    Darnell McDonald 4
    Cody Ross 3
    Brent Lillibridge 2
    Che-Hsuan Lin 2
    Pedro Ciriaco 1
    Cody Ross 90
    Ryan Sweeney 35
    Adrian Gonzalez 18
    Ryan Kalish 8
    Scott Podsednik 4
    Darnell McDonald 2
    Daniel Nava 2
    Che-Hsuan Lin 1
    Marlon Byrd 1
    Brent Lillibridge 1
    David Ortiz 81
    Ryan Lavarnway 16
    Cody Ross 14
    Jarrod Saltalamacchia 12
    Pedro Ciriaco 9
    Mike Aviles 5
    Mauro Gomez 4
    Daniel Nava 3
    Scott Podsednik 3
    Dustin Pedroia 2
    Will Middlebrooks 1
    Jacoby Ellsbury 1
    Adrian Gonzalez 1
    Ryan Kalish 1


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