2000 Boston Red Sox season

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2000 Boston Red Sox
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Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record85–77 (.525)
Divisional place2nd
Other information
Owner(s)JRY Trust
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Jimy Williams
Local televisionWFXT
(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
NESN
(Bob Kurtz, Bob Rodgers, Jerry Remy)
Local radioWEEI
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
WRCA
(Bobby Serano Hector Martinez and J.P. Villaman)
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The 2000 Boston Red Sox season was the 100th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League East with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses, 2½ games behind the New York Yankees. The Red Sox did not qualify for the postseason, as the AL wild card was the Seattle Mariners who had finished second in the American League West with a record of 91–71.

Regular season[edit]

  • Pedro Martínez 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 Home Road
New York Yankees 87 74 0.540 44–36 43–38
Boston Red Sox 85 77 0.525 42–39 43–38
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 0.512 45–36 38–43
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 0.457 13½ 44–37 30–51
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 92 0.429 18 36–44 33–48

Record vs. opponents[edit]

2000 American League Records

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

Transactions[edit]

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
C Jason Varitek 139 448 111 .248 10 65
1B Brian Daubach 142 495 123 .248 21 76
2B Jose Offerman 116 451 115 .255 9 41
SS Nomar Garciaparra 140 529 197 .372 21 96
3B Wilton Veras 49 164 40 .244 0 14
LF Troy O'Leary 138 513 134 .261 13 70
CF Carl Everett 137 496 149 .300 34 108
RF Trot Nixon 123 427 118 .276 12 60
DH Dante Bichette 30 114 33 .289 7 14

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
Pedro Martinez 29 217.0 18 6 1.74 284
Jeff Fassero 38 130.0 8 8 4.78 97
Ramon Martinez 27 127.2 10 8 6.13 89
Pete Schourek 21 107.1 3 10 5.11 63
Rolando Arrojo 13 71.1 5 2 5.05 44
Tomo Ohka 13 69.1 3 6 3.12 40

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
Derek Lowe 74 4 4 42 2.56 79
Tim Wakefield 51 6 10 0 5.48 102
Rich Garces 64 8 1 1 3.25 69
Rheal Cormier 64 3 3 0 4.61 43
Hipolito Pichardo 38 6 3 1 3.46 37

Awards and honors[edit]

Awards
Accomplishments
All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Gary Jones
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Billy Gardner Jr.
A-Advanced Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League Ron Johnson
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Mike Boulanger
A-Short Season 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, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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