1999 Boston Red Sox season
The 1999 Boston Red Sox season involved the Red Sox' finishing 2nd in the American League East with a record of 94 wins and 68 losses. Pedro Martinez won the AL Cy Young Award and become the second pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues.
- 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||.605||--|
|Boston Red Sox||94||68||.580||4.0|
|Toronto Blue Jays||84||78||.519||14.0|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||69||93||.426||29.0|
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.
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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
- 1999 Boston Red Sox team page at Baseball Reference
- 1999 Boston Red Sox season at Baseball Almanac
Boston Red Sox
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