1994 Boston Red Sox season

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1994 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) JRY Trust
General manager(s) Dan Duquette
Manager(s) Butch Hobson
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
NESN
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
Local radio WRKO
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
WROL
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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The 1994 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 4th in the American League East with a record of 54 wins and 61 losses. The season was cut short by the infamous 1994 player's strike.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • July 8, 1994: John Valentin of the Red Sox executed an unassisted triple play. He caught a line drive, touched second base, and tagged the runner coming from first base.[5] In that same game, Alex Rodriguez made his major league baseball debut.[6] Rodriguez appeared in three at-bats and had 0 hits.[7]

By Friday, August 12, the Red Sox had compiled a 54-61 record with 552 runs scored (4.80 per game) and 621 runs allowed (5.40 per game).[8]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 70 43 0.619 33–24 37–19
Baltimore Orioles 63 49 0.562 28–27 35–22
Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 0.478 16 33–26 22–34
Boston Red Sox 54 61 0.470 17 31–33 23–28
Detroit Tigers 53 62 0.461 18 34–24 19–38


Division leaders W L Pct.
New York Yankees 70 43 0.619
Chicago White Sox 67 46 0.593
Texas Rangers 52 62 0.456


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 66 47 0.584 +2½
Baltimore Orioles 63 49 0.562
Kansas City Royals 64 51 0.557 ½
Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 0.478
Boston Red Sox 54 61 0.470 10½
Minnesota Twins 53 60 0.469 10½
Detroit Tigers 53 62 0.461 11½
Milwaukee Brewers 53 62 0.461 11½
Oakland Athletics 51 63 0.447 13
Seattle Mariners 49 63 0.438 14
California Angels 47 68 0.409 17½


Notable transactions[edit]

Opening Day lineup[edit]

  2 Otis Nixon CF
22 Billy Hatcher RF
39 Mike Greenwell     LF
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
10 Andre Dawson DH
34 Scott Cooper 3B
13 John Valentin SS
23 Dave Valle C
  5 Scott Fletcher 2B
21 Roger Clemens P

Roster[edit]

1994 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Clemens, RogerRoger Clemens 24 170.2 9 7 2.85 168

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Valdez, SergioSergio Valdez 12 0 1 0 8.16 4

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Buddy Bailey
AA New Britain Red Sox Eastern League Jim Pankovits
A Lynchburg Red Sox Carolina League Mark Meleski
A Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League DeMarlo Hale
Short-Season A Utica Blue Sox New York-Penn League Dave Holt
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Felix Maldonado

[12]

Awards and honors[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]