1995 Boston Red Sox season

The 1995 Boston Red Sox season was the 95th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished first in the American League East with a record of 86 wins and 58 losses, as teams played 144 games (instead of the normal 162) due to the 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike. The Red Sox then lost to the American League Central champion Cleveland Indians in the ALDS.

1995 Boston Red Sox
1995 AL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)JRY Trust
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Kevin Kennedy
Local televisionWSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
NESN
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
Local radioWRKO
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
WROL
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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Offseason

Regular season

The Red Sox collected an MLB-high of 286 doubles in 1995, for an average of nearly 2 per game.[4]

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 86 58 0.597 42–30 44–28
New York Yankees 79 65 0.549 7 46–26 33–39
Baltimore Orioles 71 73 0.493 15 36–36 35–37
Detroit Tigers 60 84 0.417 26 35–37 25–47
Toronto Blue Jays 56 88 0.389 30 29–43 27–45

Record vs. opponents

1995 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 4–9 9–4 6–1 2–10 8–5 4–5 7–5 3–6 6–7 5–7 6–7 4–1 7–6
Boston 9–4 11–3 5–3 6–7 8–5 3–2 8–4 5–4 5–8 8–4 7–5 3–4 8–5
California 4–9 3–11 10–2 3–2 6–2 5–7 5–2 8–5 7–5 6–7 7–6 6–7 8–2
Chicago 1–6 3–5 2–10 5–8 8–4 8–5 6–7 10–3 3–2–1 7–5 4–9 5–7 6–5
Cleveland 10–2 7–6 2–3 8–5 10–3 11–1 9–4 9–4 6–6 7–0 5–4 6–3 10–3
Detroit 5–8 5–8 2–6 4–8 3–10 3–4 8–5 7–5 5–8 2–3 5–5 4–8 7–6
Kansas City 5–4 2–3 7–5 5–8 1–11 4–3 10–2 6–7 3–7 5–8 7–5 8–6 7–5
Milwaukee 5–7 4–8 2–5 7–6 4–9 5–8 2–10 9–4 5–6 7–2 3–2 5–7 7–5
Minnesota 6–3 4–5 5–8 3–10 4–9 5–7 7–6 4–9 3–4 5–7 4–8 5–8 1–4
New York 7–6 8–5 5–7 2–3–1 6–6 8–5 7–3 6–5 4–3 4–9 4–9 6–3 12–1
Oakland 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 0–7 3–2 8–5 2–7 7–5 9–4 7–6 5–8 3–7
Seattle 7–6 5–7 6–7 9–4 4–5 5–5 5–7 2–3 8–4 9–4 6–7 10–3 3–4
Texas 1–4 4–3 7–6 7–5 3–6 8–4 6–8 7–5 8–5 3–6 8–5 3–10 9–3
Toronto 6–7 5–8 2–8 5–6 3–10 6–7 5–7 5–7 4–1 1–12 7–3 4–3 3–9

Notable transactions

Opening Day Line Up

10 Luis Alicea 2B
13 John Valentin SS
33 José Canseco DH
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
27 Mark Whiten RF
39 Mike Greenwell LF
15 Mike MacFarlane     C
11 Tim Naehring 3B
38 Lee Tinsley CF
36 Aaron Sele P

Roster

1995 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitters

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

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
Juan Bell 17 26 4 .154 1 2

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Roger Clemens 23 140 10 5 4.18 132

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

ALDS

Game Score Date
1 Boston 4, Cleveland 5 October 3, 1995
2 Boston 0, Cleveland 4 October 4, 1995
3 Cleveland 8, Boston 2 October 6, 1995

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Buddy Bailey
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Ken Macha
A-Advanced Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League Tom Barrett
A Michigan Battle Cats Midwest League DeMarlo Hale
A-Short Season Utica Blue Sox New York–Penn League Bob Geren
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Felix Maldonado

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Awards and honors

All-Star Game

References

  1. ^ Bill Haselman at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Juan Bell at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Otis Nixon at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/1995.shtml
  5. ^ Stan Belinda at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ a b Mark Whiten at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Reggie Jefferson at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Zane Smith at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Tim Wakefield at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Tuffy Rhodes at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Pat Burrell at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Willie McGee at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Wally Whitehurst at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Mike Stanton at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
Jeff Pierce (baseball)

Jeffrey Charles Pierce (born June 7, 1969) is a former middle relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1995 season. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 190 pounds (86 kg), he batted and threw right-handed.

Pierce played college baseball for the NC State Wolfpack from 1990–1991.Pierce posted a 0–3 record with a 6.60 ERA in 12 relief appearances, giving up 11 runs on 16 hits and 14 walks while striking out 12 without a save in 15.0 innings of work.

Pierce also played in the White Sox, Red Sox, Reds and Cubs minor league systems from 1992 to 1997. He went 19-15 with a 3.22 ERA and 65 saves in 209 games, including 103 walks, 355 strikeouts, and 349.0 innings pitched.

Matt Murray (baseball)

Matthew Michael Murray (born September 26, 1970) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox during the 1995 season. Listed at 6' 6", 240 lb., he batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

Murray entered the majors in 1995 with the Braves, appearing in six games for them before being traded along with Mike Stanton to Boston in exchange for two minor leaguers.

Murray posted a 0-3 record with four strikeouts and a 9.64 ERA in six appearances, including two starts, one game finished, and 14.0 innings of work.

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