1994 Boston Red Sox season

1994 Boston Red Sox season

The 1994 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 4th in the American League East with a record of 54 wins and 61 losses. The season was cut short by the infamous 1994 player's strike.


Regular season

  • July 8, 1994: John Valentin of the Red Sox executed an unassisted triple play. He caught a line drive, touched second base, and tagged the runner coming from first base.[5] In that same game, Alex Rodriguez made his major league baseball debut.[6] Rodriguez appeared in three at-bats and had 0 hits.[7]

By Friday, August 12, the Red Sox had compiled a 54-61 record with 552 runs scored (4.80 per game) and 621 runs allowed (5.40 per game).[8]

Season standings

Notable transactions

Opening Day lineup

  2 Otis Nixon CF
22 Billy Hatcher RF
39 Mike Greenwell     LF
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
10 Andre Dawson DH
34 Scott Cooper 3B
13 John Valentin SS
23 Dave Valle C
  5 Scott Fletcher 2B
21 Roger Clemens P


1994 Boston Red Sox
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


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

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Clemens, RogerRoger Clemens 24 170.2 9 7 2.85 168

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Valdez, SergioSergio Valdez 12 0 1 0 8.16 4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Buddy Bailey
AA New Britain Red Sox Eastern League Jim Pankovits
A Lynchburg Red Sox Carolina League Mark Meleski
A Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League DeMarlo Hale
Short-Season A Utica Blue Sox New York-Penn League Dave Holt
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Felix Maldonado

Awards and honors



  • 1994 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1994 Boston Red Sox season at baseball-almanac.com