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|
|General manager(s)||Dan Duquette|
|Local television||WSBK-TV, Ch. 38|
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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The Red Sox collected an MLB-high of 286 doubles in 1995, for an average of nearly 2 per game.
|Boston Red Sox||86||58||0.597||—||42–30||44–28|
|New York Yankees||79||65||0.549||7||46–26||33–39|
|Toronto Blue Jays||56||88||0.389||30||29–43||27–45|
1995 American League Records
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|1995 Boston Red Sox|
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
|1||Boston 4, Cleveland 5||October 3, 1995|
|2||Boston 0, Cleveland 4||October 4, 1995|
|3||Cleveland 8, Boston 2||October 6, 1995|
|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|
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.
1995 MLB season by team
|Division championships (10)|
|Wild card berths (7)|