2000 Boston Red Sox season

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 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

  • 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

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 8774 0.540 44–36 43–38
Boston Red Sox 8577 0.525 42–39 43–38
Toronto Blue Jays 8379 0.512 45–36 38–43
Baltimore Orioles 7488 0.457 13½ 44–37 30–51
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 6992 0.429 18 36–44 33–48

Record vs. opponents

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 
Anaheim7–55–44–63–65–56–67–35–55–85–86–67–55–712–6
Baltimore5–75–74–65–46–43–76–35–74–83–78–56–67–67–11
Boston4–57–57–56–67–54–68–26–75–55–56–67–34–89–9
Chicago6–46–45–78–59–35–77–58–46–37–56–45–55–512–6
Cleveland6–34–56–65–86–75–75–85–56–67–28–26–48–413–5
Detroit5–54–65–73–97–65–77–68–46–47–24–55–53–910–8
Kansas City6–67–36–47–57–57–57–52–84–84–85–53–74–68–10
Minnesota3–73–62–85–78–56–75–75–55–73–94–68–45–47–11
New York5–57–57–64–85–54–88–25–56–34–66–610–25–711–6
Oakland8–58–45–53–66–64–68–47–53–69–47–25–77–311–7
Seattle8–57–35–55–72–72–78–49–36–44–99–37–58–211–7
Tampa Bay6–65–86–64–62–85–45–56–46–62–73–95–75–79–9
Texas5–76–63–75–54–65–57–34–82–107–55–77–54–67–11
Toronto7–56–78–45–54–89–36–44–57–53–72–87–56–49–9

Transactions

  • 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

30José Offerman2B
13John Valentin3B
  2Carl EverettCF
  5Nomar Garciaparra    SS
24Mike Stanley1B
25Troy O'LearyLF
  6Gary GaettiDH
33Jason VaritekC
20Darren LewisRF
45Pedro MartínezP

Roster

2000 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
CJason Varitek139448111.2481065
1BBrian Daubach142495123.2482176
2BJose Offerman116451115.255941
SSNomar Garciaparra140529197.3722196
3BWilton Veras4916440.244014
LFTroy O'Leary138513134.2611370
CFCarl Everett137496149.30034108
RFTrot Nixon123427118.2761260
DHDante Bichette3011433.289714

Other batters

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

Starting pitchers

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 Martinez29217.01861.74284
Jeff Fassero38130.0884.7897
Ramon Martinez27127.21086.1389
Pete Schourek21107.13105.1163
Rolando Arrojo1371.1525.0544
Tomo Ohka1369.1363.1240

Other pitchers

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

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Derek Lowe7444422.5679
Tim Wakefield5161005.48102
Rich Garces648113.2569
Rheal Cormier643304.6143
Hipolito Pichardo386313.4637

Awards and honors

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

Farm system

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

  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. 1 2 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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