1985 Boston Red Sox season

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1985 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) JRY Trust, Buddy LeRoux, Haywood Sullivan
General manager(s) Lou Gorman
Manager(s) John McNamara
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
NESN
(Ned Martin, Bob Montgomery)
Local radio WPLM-FM 99.1
WPLM-AM 1390
(Ken Coleman, Joe Castiglione)
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The 1985 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 5th in the American League East with a record of 81 wins and 81 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • January 14, 1985: Bruce Kison was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 99 62 0.615 54–26 45–36
New York Yankees 97 64 0.602 2 58–22 39–42
Detroit Tigers 84 77 0.522 15 44–37 40–40
Baltimore Orioles 83 78 0.516 16 45–36 38–42
Boston Red Sox 81 81 0.500 18½ 43–37 38–44
Milwaukee Brewers 71 90 0.441 28 40–40 31–50
Cleveland Indians 60 102 0.370 39½ 38–43 22–59


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1985 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 5–8 7–5 8–4 8–5 6–7 6–6 9–4 6–6 1–12 7–5 6–6 10–2 4–8
Boston 8–5 5–7 4–8–1 8–5 6–7 5–7 5–8 7–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 5–7 9–4
California 5–7 7–5 8–5 8–4 8–4 4–9 9–3 9–4 3–9 6–7 9–4 9–4 5–7
Chicago 4–8 8–4–1 5–8 10–2 6–6 5–8 5–7 6–7 6–6 8–5 9–4 10–3 3–9
Cleveland 5–8 5–8 4–8 2–10 5–8 2–10 7–6 4–8 6–7 3–9 6–6 7–5 4–9
Detroit 7–6 7–6 4–8 6–6 8–5 5–7 9–4 3–9 9–3 8–4 5–7 7–5 6–7
Kansas City 6–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 10–2 7–5 8–4 7–6 5–7 8–5 3–10 6–7 7–5
Milwaukee 4–9 8–5 3–9 7–5 6–7 4–9 4–8 9–3 7–6 3–9 4–8 8–3 4–9
Minnesota 6–6 5–7 4–9 7–6 8–4 9–3 6–7 3–9 3–9 8–5 6–7 8–5 4–8
New York 12–1 8–5 9–3 6–6 7–6 3–9 7–5 6–7 9–3 7–5 9–3 8–4 6–7
Oakland 5–7 4–8 7–6 5–8 9–3 4–8 5–8 9–3 5–8 5–7 8–5 6–7 5–7
Seattle 6–6 6–6 4–9 4–9 6–6 7–5 10–3 8–4 7–6 3–9 5–8 6–7 2–10
Texas 2–10 7–5 4–9 3–10 5–7 5–7 7–6 3–8 5–8 4–8 7–6 7–6 3–9
Toronto 8–4 4–9 7–5 9–3 9–4 7–6 5–7 9–4 8–4 7–6 7–5 10–2 9–3


Transactions[edit]

  • The Red Sox drafted pitcher Dan Gabriele with the twenty-first overall pick in the 1985 Draft.[2]

Opening Day Line Up[edit]

26 Wade Boggs 3B
24 Dwight Evans RF
14 Jim Rice LF
  7 Mike Easler DH
20 Tony Armas CF
  6 Bill Buckner 1B
10 Rich Gedman C
17 Marty Barrett 2B
41 Jackie Gutiérrez     SS
23 Oil Can Boyd     P

Roster[edit]

1985 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
C Gedman, RichRich Gedman 144 498 147 .295 18 80
1B Buckner, BillBill Buckner 162 673 201 .299 16 110
2B Barrett, MartyMarty Barrett 156 534 142 .266 5 56
3B Boggs, WadeWade Boggs 161 653 240 .368 8 78
SS Gutiérrez, JackieJackie Gutiérrez 103 275 60 .218 2 21
LF Rice, JimJim Rice 140 546 159 27 103 .291
CF Lyons, SteveSteve Lyons 133 371 98 .264 5 30
RF Evans, DwightDwight Evans 159 617 162 .263 29 78
DH Easler, MikeMike Easler 155 568 149 .262 16 74

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
Stapleton, DaveDave Stapleton 30 66 15 .227 0 2

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
Clemens, RogerRoger Clemens 15 98.1 7 5 3.29 74

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]

  • Wade Boggs, American League Batting Champion, .368
  • Wade Boggs, American League Leader, Hits (240)
  • Bill Buckner, Major League Baseball Record, Most Assists in a Season (185)[3]

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Rac Slider
AA New Britain Red Sox Eastern League Ed Nottle
A Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Dave Holt
A Greensboro Hornets South Atlantic League Doug Camilli
A-Short Season Elmira Pioneers New York–Penn League Dick Berardino

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce Kison Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated, August 2, 2010, Where are they Now?, p.84, Published by Time Inc.
  3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.47, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0