2000 Boston Red Sox season

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2000 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) JRY Trust
General manager(s) Dan Duquette
Manager(s) Jimy Williams
Local television WFXT
(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
NESN
(Bob Kurtz, Bob Rodgers, Jerry Remy)
Local radio WEEI
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
WRCA
(Bobby Serano Hector Martinez and J.P. Villaman)
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The 2000 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses.

Regular season[edit]

  • Pedro Martinez became the first pitcher in Major League history to amass more than twice as many strikeouts (284) than hits allowed (128) in a season.[1]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 87 74 .540 --
Boston Red Sox 85 77 .525 2.5
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 .512 4.5
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 .457 13.5
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 92 .429 18.0

Transactions[edit]

  • April 26, 2000: Curtis Pride was sent to the Boston Red Sox by the New York Mets as part of a conditional deal.[2]
  • June 5, 2000: Freddy Sanchez was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 11th round of the 2000 amateur draft. Player signed June 14, 2000.[3]
  • July 2, 2000: Hanley Ramirez was signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent.[4]
  • July 8, 2000: Curtis Pride was released by the Boston Red Sox.[2]
  • August 3, 2000: Rico Brogna was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox from the Philadelphia Phillies.[5]
  • August 31, 2000: Dante Bichette was obtained by the Boston Red Sox from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Chris Reitsma and minor leaguer John Curtice.[6]
  • August 31, 2000: Midre Cummings was traded by the Minnesota Twins to the Boston Red Sox for Hector De Los Santos (minors).[7]
  • September 9, 2000: Lew Ford was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Minnesota Twins for Hector Carrasco.[8]

Opening Day Line Up[edit]

30 José Offerman 2B
13 John Valentin 3B
  2 Carl Everett CF
  5 Nomar Garciaparra     SS
24 Mike Stanley 1B
25 Troy O'Leary LF
  6 Gary Gaetti DH
33 Jason Varitek C
20 Darren Lewis RF
45 Pedro Martínez P

Roster[edit]

2000 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
CF Everett, CarlCarl Everett 137 496 149 .300 34 108

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Pedro Martinez, Lowest WHIP, (0.74)[9]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Gary Jones
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Billy Gardner, Jr.
A Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League Ron Johnson
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Mike Boulanger
Short-Season A Lowell Spinners New York-Penn League Arnie Beyeler
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League John Sanders

[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.128, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  2. ^ a b Curtis Pride Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Freddy Sanchez Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Hanley Ramirez Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Rico Brogna Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Dante Bichette Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ Midre Cummings Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Lew Ford Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.40, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7
  10. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007