2014 Boston Red Sox season

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2014 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) John W. Henry, Tom Werner, Larry Lucchino
General manager(s) Ben Cherington
Manager(s) John Farrell
Local television WSBK-TV
NESN
(Don Orsillo, Jerry Remy, Dennis Eckersley, Jon Rish)
Local radio WEEI-FM
Boston Red Sox Radio Network
(Joe Castiglione, Dave O'Brien, Sean Grande, Lou Merloni)
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The 2014 Boston Red Sox season is the 114th season in the team's history. The Red Sox entered the 2014 season as the defending champions, having won the 2013 World Series.

Boston's first game was Monday, March 31 in Baltimore; they will close the season at home for the first time since 2010, against the Yankees on Sunday, September 28.[1]

The Red Sox will play their last year's World Series opponent St. Louis Cardinals in interleague play in early August at Busch Stadium.[2] Other interleague match-ups include 2013 postseason participants Atlanta, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.[2]

Offseason[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

  • On January 22, 2014, the Red Sox signed outfielder Grady Sizemore to a one year deal, initially only worth $750,000 but with a possible $6 million in incentives. Sizemore had been out of baseball since 2011 due to injuries.[11]

February[edit]

  • On February 16, 2014, one day after Pitchers and Catchers reported, Ryan Dempster announced he will not pitch in 2014.[12]
  • On February 20, 2014 the Red Sox signed Chris Capuano to a one year worth $2,250,000 contract with incentives to make the contract worth up to $5,000,000

March[edit]

  • On March 23, 2014, the Red Sox and David Ortiz agreed on a 1 year contract extension through the 2015 season worth $16 million with a club/vesting option for 2016 and a club option for 2017.

During the season[edit]

April[edit]

  • On April 7, the Red Sox signed infielder Ryan Roberts. He is designated for assignment 11 days later, but stays with the organization.

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • On June 18, the Red Sox release Sizemore.

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • On August 1, the Red Sox release Mike Carp.
  • On August 22, 2014 the Red Sox sign Rusney Castillo to a 7-year, $72.5 million deal.

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Baltimore Orioles 92 60 0.605 49–29 43–31
New York Yankees 78 74 0.513 14 39–35 39–39
Toronto Blue Jays 77 75 0.507 15 41–33 36–42
Tampa Bay Rays 74 79 0.484 18½ 35–43 39–36
Boston Red Sox 66 87 0.431 26½ 31–44 35–43


Division Leaders W L Pct.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 95 58 0.621
Baltimore Orioles 92 60 0.605
Detroit Tigers 84 68 0.553


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Kansas City Royals 83 68 0.550
Oakland Athletics 83 69 0.546
Seattle Mariners 82 70 0.539 1
Cleveland Indians 79 73 0.520 4
New York Yankees 78 74 0.513 5
Toronto Blue Jays 77 75 0.507 6
Tampa Bay Rays 74 79 0.484
Chicago White Sox 69 83 0.454 14
Houston Astros 67 86 0.438 16½
Boston Red Sox 66 87 0.431 17½
Minnesota Twins 65 87 0.428 18
Texas Rangers 60 92 0.395 23


Record vs. opponents[edit]

2014 AL Records

Source: AL Standings Head-to-Head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 10–6 5–1 3–4 1–5 4–3 3–4 4–2 4–3 11–4 2–4 5–2 12–7 6–1 8–6 12–8
Boston 6–10 4–3 2–5 1–5 4–3 4–0 2–5 4–2 6–10 3–4 1–5 7–9 4–2 7–12 9–8
Chicago 1–5 3–4 9–10 8–8 3–3 4–8 1–5 7–9 2–5 4–3 3–4 3–1 2–4 5–2 11–9
Cleveland 4–3 5–2 10–9 8–11 4–2 8–7 2–5 9–7 4–3 2–4 2–4 2–1 6–1 2–4 10–10
Detroit 5–1 5–1 8–8 11–8 4–3 11–5 3–4 6–6 3–4 5–2 2–4 3–4 4–3 1–5 12–8
Houston 3–4 3–4 3–3 2–4 3–4 3–3 6–10 3–3 4–2 8–11 7–9 2–5 11–5 4–3 4–13
Kansas City 4–3 0–4 8–4 7–8 5–11 3–3 3–3 11–8 4–3 5–2 2–5 4–2 5–1 4–3 15–5
Los Angeles 2–4 5–2 5–1 5–2 4–3 10–6 3–3 7–0 2–4 8–8 5–7 5–2 13–3 5–2 12–8
Minnesota 3–4 2–4 9–7 7–9 6–6 3–3 8–11 0–7 3–4 1–6 5–2 2–4 2–5 4–2 7–10
New York 4–11 10–6 5–2 3–4 4–3 2–4 3–4 4–2 4–3 2–4 3–3 8–11 4–3 8–7 13–7
Oakland 4–2 4–3 3–4 4–2 2–5 11–8 2–5 8–8 6–1 4–2 7–10 4–2 7–5 4–3 11–6
Seattle 2–5 5–1 4–3 4–2 4–2 9–7 5–2 9–7 2–5 3–3 10–9 4–3 9–10 3–0 9–11
Tampa Bay 7–12 9–7 1–3 1–2 4–3 5–2 2–4 2–5 4–2 11–8 2–4 3–4 5–2 6–10 10–10
Texas 1–6 2–4 4–2 1–6 3–4 5–11 1–5 3–13 5–2 3–4 5–7 10–9 2–5 2–4 7–10
Toronto 6–8 12–7 2–5 4–2 5–1 3–4 3–4 2–5 2–4 7–8 3–4 0–3 10–6 4–2 13–7


Current Roster[edit]

Boston Red Sox roster
Active roster Inactive roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Starting rotation

Bullpen

Closer

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitters



Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches

60-day disabled list

Restricted list

38 active, 2 inactive

Injury icon 2.svg 7- or 15-day disabled list
Suspended list
# Personal leave
Roster updated September 17, 2014
TransactionsDepth chart
All MLB rosters

Game log[edit]

Past Games Legend
Red Sox Win
(#bbffbb)
Red Sox Loss
(#ffbbbb)
Game Postponed
(#bbbbbb)
Eliminated from Playoff Race*
(#993333)
Boldface text denotes a Red Sox pitcher
Future Games Legend
Home Game (#f7e1d7) Away Game
Please be sure to replace the home/away background color with the appropriate win/loss/postponement background color (see "Past Games Legend") when entering a completed game in the game log.
Boston Red Sox 2014 Season Game Log — Season Record: (66–86)

Reference:[1]


Detailed records[edit]

(updated through September 14)

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Kevin Boles
AA Portland Sea Dogs Eastern League Billy McMillon
A Salem Red Sox Carolina League Carlos Febles
A Greenville Drive South Atlantic League Darren Fenster
Short-Season A Lowell Spinners New York–Penn League Joe Oliver
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Tom Kotchman

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Boston Red Sox 2014 Schedule – Red Sox Home and Away - Part 1". ESPN. Retrieved November 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Boston Red Sox 2014 Schedule - Home and Away - Part 2". ESPN. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ Tim Daniels (November 1, 2013). "Jon Lester Has $13M Club Option for 2014 Picked Up by Red Sox". Bleacher Report. Retrieved November 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ Ricky Doyle (November 11, 2013). "Red Sox Announce That Jacoby Ellsbury, Stephen Drew, Mike Napoli Have Declined One-Year Qualifying Offers". NESN.com. Retrieved November 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ Ian Browne (December 3, 2013). "Pierzynski agrees to one-year deal with Red Sox". MLB.com. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ Mike Axisa (December 3, 2013). "Marlins agree to three-year deal with Jarrod Saltalamacchia". CBS Sports.com. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ Albert Chen (December 4, 2013). "Yankees sign Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million deal". MLB.SI.com. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  8. ^ "December 2013 transactions". redsox.com. December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Red Sox sign Watanabe to minor league deal". boston.com. December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Red Sox trade Franklin Morales to Rockies". boston.com. December 18, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Red Sox agree to one-year deal with Grady Sizemore". cbssports.com. January 22, 2014. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Sox righty Ryan Dempster won't pitch in 2014". Boston Herald. February 16, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2014. 
  13. ^ Red Sox–Orioles postponed due to inclement weather. Retrieved July 4, 2014.

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