2000 Boston Red Sox season

2000 Boston Red Sox season

The 2000 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses.

Regular season

  • Pedro Martinez 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
New York Yankees 87 74 .540 --
Boston Red Sox 85 77 .525 2.5
Toronto Blue Jays 83 79 .512 4.5
Baltimore Orioles 74 88 .457 13.5
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 92 .429 18.0

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

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

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
CF Everett, CarlCarl Everett 137 496 149 .300 34 108

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

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

Awards and honors

  • Pedro Martinez, 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 Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League Ron Johnson
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Mike Boulanger
Short-Season A Lowell Spinners New York-Penn League Arnie Beyeler
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League John Sanders
[10]

References

  • 2000 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2000 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com