The 2000 Boston Red Sox season was the 100th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League East with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses, 2½ games behind the New York Yankees. The Red Sox did not qualify for the postseason, as the AL wild card was the Seattle Mariners who had finished second in the American League West with a record of 91–71.
|2000 Boston Red Sox|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Dan Duquette|
(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
(Bob Kurtz, Bob Rodgers, Jerry Remy)
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
(Bobby Serano Hector Martinez and J.P. Villaman)
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|New York Yankees||87||74||0.540||—||44–36||43–38|
|Boston Red Sox||85||77||0.525||2½||42–39||43–38|
|Toronto Blue Jays||83||79||0.512||4½||45–36||38–43|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||69||92||0.429||18||36–44||33–48|
2000 American League Records
Source: AL Standings Head-to-Head
|2000 Boston Red Sox|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases
Note: G = Games Pitched; GS = Games Started; IP = Innings Pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts
|Red Sox Win||Red Sox Loss||Game Postponed||Clinched Playoff Spot||Clinched Division|
|AAA||Pawtucket Red Sox||International League||Gary Jones|
|AA||Trenton Thunder||Eastern League||Billy Gardner Jr.|
|A-Advanced||Sarasota Red Sox||Florida State League||Ron Johnson|
|A||Augusta GreenJackets||South Atlantic League||Mike Boulanger|
|A-Short Season||Lowell Spinners||New York–Penn League||Arnie Beyeler|
|Rookie||GCL Red Sox||Gulf Coast League||John Sanders|
Bob Rodgers is a former sportscaster and producer who worked for the New England Sports Network from 1987 to 2004.
Rodgers joined NESN in 1987 as an associate producer. He became an on-camera personality in June 1993; co-hosting SportsDesk with Dawn Mitchell. In 1996 he became the host of the Boston Red Sox pre- and postgame shows. In addition to hosting, Rodgers served as a play-by-play announcer for NESN's coverage of the Pawtucket Red Sox and was the network's play-by-play announcer for the final six weeks of the 2000 Boston Red Sox season.
Rodgers won the station's first EMMY award for the groundbreaking morning show, Sportsdesk. He went on to win 5 more EMMY awards including the 2000 award for Outstanding Play by Play (Pedro Martinez fires a 1-hitter at Tampa Bay) and in 2002 (Derek Lowe's no-hitter).
Rodgers was fired by NESN in March 2004 after he left spring training without permission to coach the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School boys' basketball team in the state tournament.Although Rodgers continues his broadcasting work on a freelance basis, he has worked full-time in education since September 2004 serving as a high school English and communications teacher. In June 2011 he took over as the athletic director at Whitman-Hanson Regional High School in a suburb of Boston. He is the winningest boys basketball coach in the history of the school with more than 200 wins since he took the reins in 2000. Rodgers has also coached basketball at Holbrook, Norwell and Silver Lake.
In addition to coaching basketball, Rodgers also coached high school baseball for many years becoming the youngest division 1 head coach in the state of Massachusetts in 1989 when he was hired to coach Silver Lake. He remained at Silver Lake until 2001. He did not coach baseball again until taking over at Hingham High School in 2009. In his three years at Hingham the Harbormen won 2 league titles. He also finished the 2012 baseball season at Whitman Hanson when a coach resigned during the season.
2000 MLB season by team
|Division championships (10)|
|Wild card berths (7)|