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Boston Red Sox Active Roster

+ 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:
  • 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 AbadRPActive30.2886-2170L-L20104.073UDFA2016-08-01Traded from Twins to Red Sox for Pat Light
    Matt BarnesRPActive26.1066-3180R-R20140.110BOS: 2011-1-192015-09-10Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Clay BuchholzSPActive32.0486-3190L-R20077.059BOS: 2005-1-42Before May '12
    Heath HembreeRPActive27.2616-4205R-R20130.148SFN: 2010-5-1682016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellyRPActive28.1146-1165R-R20123.101SLN: 2009-3-982016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelCLDL-1528.1265-11205R-R20105.066ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Henry OwensPActive24.0726-6190L-L20150.062BOS: 2011-1-362016-09-09Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Drew PomeranzSPActive27.3136-5190R-L20113.013CLE: 2010-1-52016-07-15Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Anderson Espinoza
    Rick PorcelloSPActive27.2786-5195R-R20096.170DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    David PriceSPActive31.0366-6215L-L20086.164TBA: 2007-1-12015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Noe RamirezRPActive26.2836-3180R-R20150.044BOS: 2011-4-1422016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive23.1776-2175L-L20150.130UDFA2016-07-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robbie RossRPActive27.0995-11185L-L20123.100TEX: 2008-2-572015-06-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Robby ScottRPActive27.0336-2220B-L20160.000UDFA2016-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Carson SmithRPDL-6026.3476-5215R-R20141.028SEA: 2011-8-2432015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Roenis Elias to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Junichi TazawaRPActive30.1175-11180R-R20095.086UDFA2012-08-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Koji UeharaRPActive41.1816-2187R-R20097.000UDFA2012-12-06Signed to 1-year contract ($4.25m)
    Steven WrightSPActive32.0326-1200R-R20131.089CLE: 2006-2-562016-08-15DL-15 Strained right shoulder
    Brad ZieglerRPActive36.3576-4200R-R20087.122PHI: 2003-20-5952016-07-09Traded from Diamondbacks to Red Sox for Jose Almonte and Luis Basabe
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Ryan HaniganCActive36.0466-1180R-R20077.077UDFA2014-12-20Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Will Middlebrooks
    Bryan HoladayCActive28.3175-11190R-R201220.250DET: 2010-6-1932016-08-05Claimed off waivers from Rangers by Red Sox
    Sandy LeonCActive27.2025-11175B-R20122.029UDFA2016-06-07Contract purchased from minors
    Blake SwihartCDL-6024.1816-1175B-R20150.156BOS: 2011-1-262016-05-21Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezCActive26.0415-9195R-R20141.082BOS: 2008-9-2922016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive24.0006-3185R-R20132.042UDFA2013-08-19Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Marco Hernandez2BActive24.0256-0170L-R20160.000UDFA2016-08-25Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Aaron Hill3BActive34.1945-11195R-R200510.136TOR: 2003-1-132016-07-08Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Aaron Wilkerson and Wendell Rijo
    Brock Holt3BActive28.1125-10165L-R20122.052PIT: 2009-9-2652014-05-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero3BActive26.0376-1180R-R20150.060BOS: 2012-1-242016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Michael Martinez2BActive34.0155-9145B-R20112.134UDFA2016-07-09Traded from Indians to Red Sox for cash considerations
    Yoan Moncada3BActive21.1276-2205B-R20160.000UDFA2016-09-02Contract purchased from minors
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive33.0455-9180R-R20069.041BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Hanley Ramirez1BActive32.2836-3200R-R200510.014UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m
    Joshua Rutledge3B-2BDL-6027.1636-0190R-R20122.090COL: 2010-3-1072016-04-14Contract purchased from minors
    Pablo Sandoval3BDL-6030.0515-11180B-R20087.047UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 5-year contract for 2015-2019 ($95m) Club option for 2020
    Travis Shaw3B-1BActive26.1686-3210L-R20150.088BOS: 2011-9-2922015-08-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Andrew BenintendiLFActive22.0875-11175L-L20160.000BOS: 2015-1-72016-08-03Contract purchased from minors
    Mookie BettsRFActive23.3595-9156R-R20141.070BOS: 2011-5-1722014-08-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Jackie BradleyCFActive26.1655-10175L-R20131.150BOS: 2011-1-402015-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chris YoungLFActive33.0266-2170R-R20069.039CHA: 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)
    David OrtizDHActive40.3186-4237L-L199717.048UDFA2012-11-02Signed 2-year contract with Red Sox ($26m)


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