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2012 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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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
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2012 Boston Red Sox season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    91Alfredo AcevesP6-3200R-R292008Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    32Matt AlbersP6-0195L-R292006HOU: 2001-23-686MLB-Free Agent
    26Lars Anderson1B-OF6-4215L-L242010BOS: 2006-18-553MLB-Free Agent
    48Scott AtchisonP6-2180R-R362004SEA: 1998-49-1424MLB-Free Agent
    3Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9195R-R312008KCA: 2003-7-192MLB-Free Agent
    40Andrew BaileyP6-3220R-R282009OAK: 2006-6-188MLB-Free Agent
    51Daniel BardP6-4185R-R272009BOS: 2006-1-28MLBSt. Lucie (A+) >> New York MetsMinors
    54Pedro BeatoP6-5210R-R252011BAL: 2006-1-32MLB-Free Agent
    19Josh BeckettP6-4190R-R322001FLO: 1999-1-2MLB-Retired
    64Mike BowdenP6-3215R-R252008BOS: 2005-1-47MLB-Int
    32Craig BreslowP6-1180L-L312005MIL: 2002-26-769MLB-Free Agent
    11Clay BuchholzP6-3190L-R272007BOS: 2005-1-42MLB-Free Agent
    23Marlon ByrdRF6-0225R-R342002PHI: 1999-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    52Chris CarpenterP6-4215R-R262011CHN: 2008-3-97MLB-Free Agent
    77Pedro CiriacoSS6-0150R-R262010Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    35Aaron CookP6-3175R-R332002COL: 1997-2-70MLB-Free Agent
    13Carl CrawfordLF6-2219L-L302002TBA: 1999-2-52MLB-Free Agent
    56Ivan DeJesus2B5-11176R-R252011LAN: 2005-2-51MLB-Free Agent
    61Felix DoubrontP6-2166L-L242010UDFAMLB-Int
    2Jacoby EllsburyCF6-1185L-L282007BOS: 2005-1-23MLBNew York YankeesMLB-Active
    47Justin GermanoP6-2190R-R292004SDN: 2000-13-379MLB-Free Agent
    50Mauro Gomez1B6-2190R-R272012UDFAMLB-Int
    28Adrian Gonzalez1B6-2190L-L302004FLO: 2000-1-1MLBAtlanta BravesAs
    53Rich HillP6-4180L-L322005CHN: 2002-4-112MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLB-Active
    58Jose IglesiasSS-3B5-11175R-R222011UDFAMLBDetroit TigersPL
    55Ryan KalishCF6-1205L-L242010BOS: 2006-9-283MLB-Free Agent
    60Ryan LavarnwayC6-4225R-R242011BOS: 2008-6-202MLB-Free Agent
    31Jon LesterP6-3200L-L282006BOS: 2002-2-57MLBChicago CubsMLB-Active
    23Brent Lillibridge3B-2B5-11185R-R282008PIT: 2005-4-121MLB-Free Agent
    67Che-Hsuan LinOF6-0180R-R232012UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    22James Loney1B6-3200L-L282006LAN: 2002-1-19MLB-Int
    18Daisuke MatsuzakaP6-0185R-R312007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    54Darnell McDonaldOF5-11201R-R332004BAL: 1997-1-26MLB-Retired
    37Mark MelanconP6-1175R-R272009NYA: 2006-9-284MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    64Will Middlebrooks3B6-3197R-R232012BOS: 2007-5-174MLB-Free Agent
    30Andrew MillerP6-6175L-L272006DET: 2006-1-6MLBCleveland IndiansMLB-Active
    46Franklin MoralesP6-0170L-L262007UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    59Clayton MortensenP6-4180R-R272009SLN: 2007-1-36MLB-Free Agent
    66Daniel NavaRF-LF5-10200B-L292010UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    34David OrtizDH6-4237L-L361997UDFAMLB-Retired
    44Vicente PadillaP6-2200R-R341999Not draftedMLB-Int
    15Dustin Pedroia2B5-9180R-R282006BOS: 2004-2-65MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    26Scott PodsednikLF-CF6-0170L-L362001TEX: 1994-3-85MLB-Free Agent
    5Nick PuntoSS-3B5-9170B-R342001PHI: 1998-21-614MLBArizona DiamondbacksMinors
    62Guillermo QuirozC6-1202R-R302004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    16Jason RepkoCF-LF5-11185R-R312005LAN: 1999-1-37MLB-Free Agent
    7Cody RossLF-RF5-11180R-L312003DET: 1999-4-117MLB-Free Agent
    39Jarrod SaltalamacchiaC6-4235B-R272007ATL: 2003-1-36MLB-Free Agent
    10Kelly ShoppachC6-0215R-R322005BOS: 2001-2-48MLB-Free Agent
    71Nate Spears2B-3B5-11168L-R272011BAL: 2003-5-134MLB-Free Agent
    47Zach StewartP6-2205R-R252011CIN: 2008-3-84MLB-Free Agent
    12Ryan SweeneyCF-OF6-4200L-L272006CHA: 2003-2-52MLB-Free Agent
    63Junichi TazawaP5-11180R-R262009UDFAMLBMiami MarlinsMLB-Active
    50Justin ThomasP6-3220L-L282008SEA: 2005-4-113MLB-Free Agent
    23Danny Valencia3B-DH6-2200R-R272010MIN: 2006-19-576MLB-Free Agent
    20Kevin Youkilis3B6-1220R-R332004BOS: 2001-8-243MLB-Retired

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