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1989 Boston Red Sox season

1989 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Boston, Massachusetts (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Jean Yawkey,
    Haywood Sullivan
    Manager(s) Joe Morgan
    Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
    (Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
    NESN
    (Ned Martin, Jerry Remy)
    Local radio WPLM-FM 99.1
    WPLM-AM 1390
    (Ken Coleman, Joe Castiglione)
    WRCA
    (Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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    The 1989 Boston Red Sox season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Red Sox finishing 3rd in the American League East with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses.

    Offseason

    • November 20, 1988: Dennis Lamp was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.[1]
    • December 8, 1988: Spike Owen was traded by the Boston Red Sox with Dan Gakeler to the Montreal Expos for John Dopson and Luis Rivera.[2]
    • February 6, 1989: Danny Heep signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.[3]

    Regular season

    By the end of the 1980s, Wade Boggs was the only player in history to achieve four straight 200-hit, 100-walk seasons. By the end of the decade, he was also the only modern player to achieve 200 hits in a season for seven consecutive seasons.

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 .549 --
    Baltimore Orioles 87 75 .537 2
    Boston Red Sox 83 79 .512 6
    Milwaukee Brewers 81 81 .500 8
    New York Yankees 74 87 .460 14½
    Cleveland Indians 73 89 .451 16
    Detroit Tigers 59 103 .364 30

    Opening Day Line Up

    26 Wade Boggs 3B
    17 Marty Barrett 2B
    24 Dwight Evans RF
    39 Mike Greenwell     LF
    12 Ellis Burks CF
    14 Jim Rice DH
      7 Nick Esasky 1B
    10 Rich Gedman C
      3 Jody Reed SS
    21 Roger Clemens P

    Transactions

    • August 5, 1989: Ed Romero was released by the Boston Red Sox.[4]
    • August 7, 1989: Greg A. Harris was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox from the Philadelphia Phillies.[5]

    Roster

    1989 Boston Red Sox
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    = Indicates team leader

    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
    C Rick Cerone 102 296 72 .243 4 48
    1B Nick Esasky 154 564 156 .277 30 108
    2B Marty Barrett 86 336 86 .256 1 27
    3B Wade Boggs 156 621 205 .330 3 54
    SS Luis Rivera 93 323 83 .257 5 29
    LF Mike Greenwell 145 578 178 .308 14 95
    CF Ellis Burks 97 399 121 .303 12 61
    RF Dwight Evans 146 520 148 .285 20 100
    DH Jim Rice 56 209 49 .234 3 28

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Roger Clemens 35 253.1 17 11 3.13 230

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA
    Relief pitchers
    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager
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    References

    1. ^ Dennis Lamp Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    2. ^ Spike Owen Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    3. ^ Danny Heep Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
    4. ^ Ed Romero Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    5. ^ Greg Harris Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
    6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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