1999 Boston Red Sox season
|1999 Boston Red Sox|
|AL Wild Card Winner|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Dan Duquette|
(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez, Juan Pedro Villamán)
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The 1999 Boston Red Sox season was the 99th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League East with a record of 94 wins and 68 losses, four games behind the New York Yankees. The Red Sox qualified for the postseason as the AL wild card, and defeated the American League Central champion Cleveland Indians in the ALDS. The Red Sox then lost to the Yankees in the ALCS.
- 1 Offseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Player statistics
- 4 Playoffs
- 5 Awards and honors
- 6 Farm system
- 7 References
- 8 External links
- December 11, 1998: Mark Portugal was signed as a free agent by the Red Sox.
- March 11, 1999: Ramón Martínez was signed as a free agent by the Red Sox.
- March 30, 1999: Midre Cummings was released by the Red Sox.
|New York Yankees||98||64||0.605||—||48–33||50–31|
|Boston Red Sox||94||68||0.580||4||49–32||45–36|
|Toronto Blue Jays||84||78||0.519||14||40–41||44–37|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||69||93||0.426||29||33–48||36–45|
Record vs. opponents
1999 American League Records
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Opening Day Line Up
The 1999 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 70th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL). Red Sox legend Ted Williams threw the ceremonial first pitch. Three members of the Red Sox played in the game. Pitcher Pedro Martínez and shortstop Nomar Garciaparra were starters, while second baseman José Offerman was a reserve. The game, won by the American League 4-1, was held on July 13, 1999, at Fenway Park.
- June 2, 1999: Lew Ford was drafted by the Red Sox in the 12th round of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft. Player signed June 7, 1999.
- July 26, 1999: Robert Ramsay was traded by the Red Sox to the Seattle Mariners for Butch Huskey.
|1999 Boston Red Sox|
Starters by position
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Boston wins the series, 3-2
|1||Cleveland||3||Boston||2||October 6||1-0 (CLE)|
|2||Cleveland||11||Boston||1||October 7||2-0 (CLE)|
|3||Boston||9||Cleveland||3||October 9||2-1 (CLE)|
|5||Cleveland||8||Boston||12||October 11||3-2 (BOS)|
League Championship Series
New York wins the series, 4-1
|1||New York||4||Boston||3||October 13||1-0 (NYY)|
|2||New York||3||Boston||2||October 14||2-0 (NYY)|
|3||Boston||13||New York||1||October 16||2-1 (NYY)|
|4||Boston||2||New York||9||October 17||3-1 (NYY)|
|5||Boston||1||New York||6||October 18||4-1 (NYY)|
Awards and honors
- Nomar Garciaparra – AL Player of the Month (May)
- Pedro Martínez – American League Cy Young Award, AL Pitcher of the Month (April, May, June, September)
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Augusta
- Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.236, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
- Mark Portugal page at Baseball Reference
- Ramón Martínez page at Baseball Reference
- Midre Cummings page at Baseball Reference
- "Red Sox 5, Royals 3". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on May 6, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- "All-Star Results - 1999". mlb.com. Archived from the original on May 6, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- Lew Ford page at Baseball reference
- Robert Ramsay page at Baseball Reference
- "1999 Boston Red Sox Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics". Baseball Reference.
- "1999 League Division Series (3-2): Boston Red Sox (94-68) over Cleveland Indians (97-65)". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on May 6, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- "1999 League Championship Series (4-1): New York Yankees (98-64) over Boston Red Sox (94-68)". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on November 17, 2000. Retrieved May 6, 2011.
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007