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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 (1912-2017), 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 2 (DSL)   Rk: Dominican Red Sox (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Red Sox (GCL)  

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)
    Matt BarnesRPActive27.1776-3180R-R20141.110BOS: 2011-1-192015-09-10Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Jalen BeeksPActive24.1545-11180L-L-0.000BOS: 2014-12-3742017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Ty ButtreyP Active24.2556-5205L-R-0.000BOS: 2012-4-1512017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Roenis EliasRPActive29.1326-2178L-L20141.119UDFA2017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Heath HembreeRPActive28.3326-4205R-R20131.106SFN: 2010-5-1682016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Joe KellyRPActive29.1856-1165R-R20124.029SLN: 2009-3-982016-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Craig KimbrelCLActive29.1975-11205R-R20106.066ATL: 2008-3-962015-11-13Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Manuel Margot, Javier Guerra, Carlos Asuaje and Logan Allen
    Drew PomeranzSPActive29.0196-5190R-L20114.013CLE: 2010-1-52016-07-15Traded from Padres to Red Sox for Anderson Espinoza
    Rick PorcelloSPActive28.3496-5195R-R20097.170DET: 2007-1-272014-12-12Traded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier
    David PriceSPActive32.1076-6215L-L20087.164TBA: 2007-1-12015-12-05Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
    Eduardo RodriguezSPActive24.2486-2175L-L20151.130UDFA2016-07-16Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chris SaleSPActive28.2566-6172L-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 ScottRPActive28.1046-2220B-L20160.031UDFA2017-08-12Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Chandler ShepherdPActive25.1086-3185R-R-0.000BOS: 2014-13-4042017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
    Carson SmithRPActive28.0536-5215R-R20142.028SEA: 2011-8-2432015-12-08Traded from Mariners with Roenis Elias to Red Sox for Wade Miley and Jonathan Aro
    Tyler ThornburgCLActive29.0735-11175R-R20123.057MIL: 2010-3-962016-12-04Traded from Brewers to Red Sox for Travis Shaw, Mauricio Dubon and Josh Pennington
    Hector VelazquezPActive29.0156-0180R-R20170.000UDFA2017-09-03Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Brandon WorkmanRPActive29.1206-4195R-R20133.018BOS: 2010-2-572017-07-14Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Steven WrightSPActive33.1036-1200R-R20132.089CLE: 2006-2-562016-08-15DL-15 Strained right shoulder
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Sandy LeonCActive28.2735-11175B-R20122.149UDFA2016-06-07Contract purchased from minors
    Austin MaddoxCActive26.2126-3220R-R20170.000BOS: 2012-3-1182017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Blake SwihartCActive25.2526-1175B-R20151.133BOS: 2011-1-262017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Christian VazquezCActive27.1125-9195R-R20142.031BOS: 2008-9-2922016-09-05Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Xander BogaertsSSActive25.0716-3185R-R20133.042UDFA2013-08-19Contract purchased from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Rafael Devers3BActive21.0486-0195L-R20170.000UDFA2017-07-24Contract purchased from minors
    Marco HernandezSS-2BActive25.0966-0170L-R20160.105UDFA2017-04-06Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Tzu-Wei LinSSActive23.2995-9155L-R20170.000UDFA2017-09-02Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Deven Marrero2BActive27.1086-1180R-R20150.106BOS: 2012-1-242017-09-03Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Dustin Pedroia2BActive34.1165-9180R-R200610.041BOS: 2004-2-65Before May '12Activated from DL
    Sam Travis3BActive24.1066-0195R-R20170.000BOS: 2014-2-672017-09-01Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Andrew BenintendiLFActive23.1585-11175L-L20160.062BOS: 2015-1-72016-08-03Contract purchased from minors
    Mookie BettsRFActive25.0655-9156R-R20142.070BOS: 2011-5-1722014-08-18Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Jackie BradleyCFActive27.2365-10175L-R20132.150BOS: 2011-1-402015-07-30Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Bryce BrentzLFActive28.3466-0185R-R20140.061BOS: 2010-1-362017-11-01Contract purchased from minors
    Brock HoltLFActive29.1835-10165L-R20123.052PIT: 2009-9-2652014-05-17Recalled from Pawtucket (AAA)
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Hanley RamirezDHActive33.3546-3200R-R200511.014UDFA2014-11-26Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($88m) Vesting option for a 5th year at $22m


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