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Boston Red Sox 40-man Roster (Current)

+ American League (MLB)
League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2016
Team Location: Boston,Massachusetts

Ballparks:   Fenway Park (1912-2016), Huntington Avenue Grounds (1903-1911)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Boston Red Sox (MLB-AL)   AAA: Pawtucket Red Sox (IL)   AA: Portland Sea Dogs (East)   A+: Salem Red Sox (Caro)   A: Greenville Drive (SAL)   A-: Lowell Spinners (NYPL)   Rk: Dominican Red Sox (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Red Sox (GCL)   Rk: Dominican Red Sox 2 (DSL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Players in bold are on the active playing roster
  • The 40-man Date is only available for players who were not on the roster as of May 2012 which is when TBC started tracking 40-man roster daily movement.
  • Players listed on the 60-day DL or who are on restricted list are not considered as part of the roster.
  • The rosters are not updated in real-time. There's a lag of about 4-6 hours.
  • Pitchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Fernando AbadRP30.3526-2170L-L2010-20164.0732007-20162016-08-01Traded from Twins to Red Sox for Pat Light
    Matt BarnesRP26.1706-3180R-R2014-20160.1102009-20162014-09-08Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Clay BuchholzSP32.1126-3190L-R2007-20167.0592004-2016Before May '12Option exercised for 2016
    Roenis EliasRPMinors28.1256-2178L-L2014-20161.1122011-20162015-12-08Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Heath HembreeRP27.3256-4205R-R2013-20160.1482008-20162014-07-26Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Bobby JenksPMinors35.2656-3225R-R2005-20116.0902000-20112012-07-03Optioned to minors
    Brian JohnsonPMinors25.3626-3225L-L2015-20150.0122010-20162015-07-12Activated from disabled list
    Joe KellyRP28.1786-1165R-R2012-20163.1012007-20162014-07-31Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelCLDL-1528.1905-11205R-R2010-20165.0662007-20162015-11-13DL-15 Torn left meniscus
    Henry OwensP24.1366-6190L-L2015-20160.0622012-20162015-08-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Drew PomeranzSP28.0126-5190R-L2011-20163.0132008-20162016-07-15Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Anderson Espinoza
    Rick PorcelloSP27.3426-5195R-R2009-20166.1702008-20162014-12-12Activated from DL
    David PriceSP31.1006-6215L-L2008-20166.1642005-20162015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Noe RamirezRP26.3476-3180R-R2015-20160.0442009-20162015-07-04Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Eduardo RodriguezSP23.2416-2175L-L2015-20160.1302010-20162014-11-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robbie RossRP27.1635-11185L-L2012-20163.1002009-20162015-01-27Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($1.25m) [Avoids arbitration]
    Robby ScottRP27.0976-2220B-L2016-20160.0002008-20162016-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Carson SmithRPDL-6027.0466-5215R-R2014-20161.0282009-20162015-12-08Transferred to 60-day DL
    Junichi TazawaRP30.1815-11180R-R2009-20165.0862009-2016Before May '12Activated from DL
    Koji UeharaRP41.2456-2187R-R2009-20167.0001999-20162012-12-06Activated from DL
    Steven WrightSP32.0966-1200R-R2013-20161.0892004-20162012-11-21Activated from DL
    Brad ZieglerRP37.0556-4200R-R2008-20167.1222000-20162016-07-09Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Jose Almonte and Luis Basabe
    Catchers
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Ryan HaniganC36.1106-1180R-R2007-20167.0772000-20162014-12-20Activated from DL
    Bryan HoladayC29.0155-11190R-R2012-201620.2502007-20162016-08-05Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Red Sox
    Sandy LeonC27.2665-11175B-R2012-20162.0292007-20162016-06-07Contract purchased from minors
    Blake SwihartCDL-6024.2456-1175B-R2015-20160.1562011-20162014-11-21Transferred to 60-day DL
    Christian VazquezC26.1055-9195R-R2014-20161.0822008-20162012-11-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Infielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Xander BogaertsSS24.0646-3185R-R2013-20162.0422010-20162013-08-19Activated from DL
    Marco Hernandez2B24.0896-0170L-R2016-20160.0002010-20162015-11-26Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Aaron Hill3B34.2585-11195R-R2005-201610.1362001-20162016-07-08Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Aaron Wilkerson and Wendell Rijo
    Brock Holt3B28.1765-10165L-R2012-20162.0522009-20162012-12-27Activated from DL
    Deven Marrero2B26.1016-1180R-R2015-20160.0602010-20162015-06-26Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Yoan Moncada3B21.1916-2205B-R2016-20160.0002015-20162016-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Dustin Pedroia2B33.1095-9180R-R2006-20169.0412002-2016Before May '12Activated from DL
    Hanley Ramirez1B32.3476-3200R-R2005-201610.0142002-20162014-11-26Reinstated from bereavement list
    Joshua Rutledge3B-2BDL-6027.2276-0190R-R2012-20162.0902008-20162016-04-14Transferred to 60-day DL
    Pablo Sandoval3BDL-6030.1155-11180B-R2008-20167.0472004-20162014-11-26Transferred to 60-day DL
    Travis Shaw3B-1B26.2326-3210L-R2015-20160.0882009-20162014-11-24Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Outfielders
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    Andrew BenintendiLF22.1515-11175L-L2016-20160.0002014-20162016-08-03Activated from DL
    Mookie BettsRF24.0585-9156R-R2014-20161.0702011-20162014-06-28Activated from DL
    Jackie BradleyCF26.2295-10175L-R2013-20161.1502009-20162013-03-31Reinstated from paternity leave
    Bryce BrentzLFMinors27.3396-0185R-R2014-20160.0122008-20162013-12-03Assigned to Pawtucket (AAA)
    Williams JerezCFMinors24.2026-4190L-L-0.0002011-20162015-11-26Assigned to Portland (AA)
    Michael MartinezCF34.0795-9145B-R2011-20162.1342006-20162016-08-04Claimed off waivers from Red Sox by Indians
    Chris YoungLF33.0906-2170R-R2006-20169.0392002-20162015-12-02Activated from DL
    Designated Hitters
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB YearsServPlay Years40man DateLast Transaction
    David OrtizDH41.0166-4237L-L1997-201617.0481994-20162012-11-02Suspended 1 game for making contact with umpire


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