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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

+ American League (MLB)
League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1901-2017
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:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Fernando AbadRPActive31.3066-2170L-L20105.073UDFA2016-08-01Traded from Twins to Red Sox for Pat Light
    Matt BarnesRPActive27.1246-3180R-R20141.110BOS: 2011-1-192015-09-10Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Blaine BoyerRPActive36.1006-3190R-R20057.070ATL: 2000-3-1002017-05-28Contract purchased from minors
    Roenis EliasRPActive29.0796-2178L-L20141.119UDFA2017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Doug FisterSPActive33.2586-8185L-R20097.058SEA: 2006-7-2012017-06-22Claimed off waivers from Angels by Red Sox
    Heath HembreeRPActive28.2796-4205R-R20131.106SFN: 2010-5-1682016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellyRPActive29.1326-1165R-R20124.029SLN: 2009-3-982016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelCLActive29.1445-11205R-R20106.066ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Drew PomeranzSPActive28.3316-5190R-L20114.013CLE: 2010-1-52016-07-15Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Anderson Espinoza
    Rick PorcelloSPActive28.2966-5195R-R20097.170DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    David PriceSPActive32.0546-6215L-L20087.164TBA: 2007-1-12015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Addison ReedCLActive28.2966-3215L-L20115.001CHA: 2010-3-952017-07-31Traded from Mets to Red Sox for Gerson Bautista, Jamie Callahan and Stephen Nogosek
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive24.1956-2175L-L20151.130UDFA2016-07-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robbie RossRPDL-6028.1175-11185L-L20124.100TEX: 2008-2-572017-05-30DL-10 Left elbow inflammation
    Chris SaleSPActive28.2036-6172L-L20106.061CHA: 2010-1-132016-12-04Traded from White Sox to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada,Michael Kopech, Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz
    Robby ScottRPActive28.0516-2220B-L20160.031UDFA2017-08-12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Carson SmithRPActive28.0006-5215R-R20142.028SEA: 2011-8-2432015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Roenis Elias to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Tyler ThornburgCLDL-6029.0205-11175R-R20123.057MIL: 2010-3-962016-12-04Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Travis Shaw, Mauricio Dubon and Josh Pennington
    Hector VelazquezPActive28.3276-0180R-R20170.000UDFA2017-09-03Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brandon WorkmanRPActive29.0676-4195R-R20133.018BOS: 2010-2-572017-07-14Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Steven WrightSPDL-6033.0506-1200R-R20132.089CLE: 2006-2-562016-08-15DL-15 Strained right shoulder
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Sandy LeonCActive28.2205-11175B-R20122.149UDFA2016-06-07Contract purchased from minors
    Austin MaddoxCActive26.1596-3220R-R20170.000BOS: 2012-3-1182017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Blake SwihartCActive25.1996-1175B-R20151.133BOS: 2011-1-262017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezCActive27.0595-9195R-R20142.031BOS: 2008-9-2922016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive25.0186-3185R-R20133.042UDFA2013-08-19Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Rafael Devers3BActive20.3606-0195L-R20170.000UDFA2017-07-24Contract purchased from minors
    Marco HernandezSS-2BDL-6025.0436-0170L-R20160.105UDFA2017-04-06Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Tzu-Wei LinSSActive23.2465-9155L-R20170.000UDFA2017-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero2BActive27.0556-1180R-R20150.106BOS: 2012-1-242017-09-03Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Mitch Moreland1BActive32.0436-2230L-L20106.067TEX: 2007-17-5302016-12-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m)
    Eduardo Nunez3B-SSActive30.1266-0155B-R20105.090UDFA2017-07-26Traded from Giants to Red Sox for Shaun Anderson and Gregory Santos
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive34.0635-9180R-R200610.041BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Joshua Rutledge3B-2BDL-6028.1816-0190R-R20123.090COL: 2010-3-1072016-12-07Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Red Sox
    Sam Travis3BActive24.0536-0195R-R20170.000BOS: 2014-2-672017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Andrew BenintendiLFActive23.1055-11175L-L20160.062BOS: 2015-1-72016-08-03Contract purchased from minors
    Mookie BettsRFActive25.0125-9156R-R20142.070BOS: 2011-5-1722014-08-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Rajai DavisCFActive37.0005-11170R-R20069.167PIT: 2001-38-11342017-08-23Traded from Athletics to Red Sox for Rafael Rincones
    Brock HoltLFActive29.1305-10165L-R20123.052PIT: 2009-9-2652014-05-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chris YoungLFActive34.0446-2170R-R20060.000CHA: 2001-16-4932015-12-02Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($13m) 6.75--6.75 [Free Agent]
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Hanley RamirezDHActive33.3016-3200R-R200511.014UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m


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