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1999 Boston Red Sox season

1999 Boston Red Sox
1999 American League Runner-Up
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Boston, Massachusetts (since 1901)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) JRY Trust
    General manager(s) Dan Duquette
    Manager(s) Jimy Williams
    Local television WLVI-TV
    (Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
    NESN
    (Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
    Local radio WEEI
    (Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
    WRCA
    (Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez, Juan Pedro Villamán)
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    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.[1] Pedro Martinez won the AL Cy Young Award and become the second pitcher to win the Cy Young Award in both leagues.[2]

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    AL East W L Pct. GB
    New York Yankees 98 64 .605    --
    Boston Red Sox 94 68 .580  4.0
    Toronto Blue Jays 84 78 .519 14.0
    Baltimore Orioles 78 84 .481 20.0
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays 69 93 .426 29.0

    Source[6]

    Opening Day Line Up

    30 José Offerman DH
    20 Darren Lewis CF
    13 John Valentin 3B
      5 Nomar Garciaparra     SS
    25 Troy O'Leary LF
    24 Mike Stanley 1B
    10 Scott Hatteberg C
      3 Jeff Frye 2B
      7 Trot Nixon RF
    45 Pedro Martínez P

    Source[7]

    All-Star Game

    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.[8]

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1999 Boston Red Sox
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player statistics

    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
    <center>Jason Varitek <center>144 <center>483 <center>130 <center>.269 <center>20 <center>76
    <center>1B <center>Mike Stanley <center>136 <center>427 <center>120 <center>.281 <center>19 <center>72
    <center>2B <center>José Offerman <center>149 <center>586 <center>172 <center>.294 <center>8 <center>69
    <center>SS <center>Nomar Garciaparra <center>135 <center>532 <center>190 <center>.357 <center>27 <center>104
    <center>3B <center>John Valentin <center>113 <center>450 <center>114 <center>.253 <center>12 <center>70
    <center>LF <center>Troy O'Leary <center>157 <center>596 <center>167 <center>.280 <center>28 <center>103
    <center>CF <center>Darren Lewis <center>135 <center>470 <center>113 <center>.240 <center>2 <center>40
    <center>RF <center>Trot Nixon <center>124 <center>381 <center>103 <center>.270 <center>15 <center>52
    <center>DH <center>Reggie Jefferson <center>83 <center>206 <center>57 <center>.277 <center>5 <center>17

    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
    <center>Damon Buford <center>91 <center>297 <center>72 <center>.242 <center>6 <center>38
    <center>Michael Coleman <center>2 <center>5 <center>1 <center>.200 <center>0 <center>0
    <center>Brian Daubach <center>110 <center>381 <center>112 <center>.294 <center>21 <center>73
    <center>Chad Fonville <center>3 <center>2 <center>0 <center>.000 <center>0 <center>0
    <center>Jeff Frye <center>41 <center>114 <center>32 <center>.281 <center>1 <center>12
    <center>Creighton Gubanich <center>18 <center>47 <center>13 <center>.277 <center>1 <center>11
    <center>Scott Hatteberg <center>30 <center>80 <center>22 <center>.275 <center>1 <center>11
    <center>Butch Huskey <center>45 <center>124 <center>33 <center>.266 <center>7 <center>28
    <center>Steve Lomasney <center>1 <center>2 <center>0 <center>.000 <center>0 <center>0
    <center>Lou Merloni <center>43 <center>126 <center>32 <center>.254 <center>1 <center>13
    <center>Jon Nunnally <center>10 <center>14 <center>4 <center>.286 <center>0 <center>1
    <center>Donnie Sadler <center>49 <center>107 <center>30 <center>.280 <center>0 <center>4
    <center>Wilton Veras <center>36 <center>118 <center>34 <center>.288 <center>2 <center>13
    <center>Lenny Webster <center>6 <center>14 <center>0 <center>.000 <center>0 <center>1

    Pitching

    Starting rotation

    Player G (GS) IP W L ERA SO
    <center>Pedro Martínez <center>31 (29) <center>213.1 <center>23 <center>4 <center>2.07 <center>303
    <center>Mark Portugal <center>31 (27) <center>150.1 <center>7 <center>12 <center>5.51 <center>79
    <center>Pat Rapp <center>37 (26) <center>146.1 <center>6 <center>7 <center>4.12 <center>90
    <center>Bret Saberhagen <center>22 (22) <center>119.0 <center>10 <center>6 <center>2.95 <center>81
    <center>Brian Rose <center>22 (18) <center>98.0 <center>7 <center>6 <center>4.87 <center>51

    Other pitchers

    Player G (GS) IP W L S ERA SO
    <center>Tim Wakefield <center>49 (17) <center>140.0 <center>6 <center>11 <center>15 <center>5.08 <center>104
    <center>Derek Lowe <center>74 (0) <center>109.1 <center>6 <center>3 <center>15 <center>2.63 <center>80
    <center>John Wasdin <center>45 (0) <center>74.1 <center>8 <center>3 <center>2 <center>4.12 <center>57
    <center>Rheal Cormier <center>60 (0) <center>63.1 <center>2 <center>0 <center>0 <center>3.69 <center>39
    <center>Mark Guthrie <center>46 (0) <center>46.1 <center>1 <center>1 <center>2 <center>5.83 <center>36
    <center>Rich Garcés <center>30 (0) <center>40.2 <center>5 <center>1 <center>2 <center>1.55 <center>33
    <center>Jin Ho Cho <center>9 (7) <center>39.1 <center>2 <center>3 <center>0 <center>5.72 <center>16
    <center>Bryce Florie <center>14 (2) <center>30.0 <center>2 <center>0 <center>0 <center>4.80 <center>25
    <center>Kent Mercker <center>5 (5) <center>25.2 <center>2 <center>0 <center>0 <center>3.51 <center>17
    <center>Jim Corsi <center>23 (0) <center>24.0 <center>1 <center>2 <center>0 <center>5.25 <center>14
    <center>Ramón Martínez <center>4 (4) <center>20.2 <center>2 <center>1 <center>0 <center>3.05 <center>15
    <center>Tom Gordon <center>21 (0) <center>17.2 <center>0 <center>2 <center>11 <center>5.60 <center>24
    <center>Rod Beck <center>12 (0) <center>14.0 <center>0 <center>1 <center>3 <center>1.93 <center>12
    <center>Tim Harikkala <center>7 (0) <center>13.0 <center>1 <center>1 <center>0 <center>6.23 <center>7
    <center>Juan Peña <center>2 (2) <center>13.0 <center>2 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0.69 <center>15
    <center>Tomo Ohka <center>8 (2) <center>13.0 <center>1 <center>2 <center>0 <center>6.23 <center>8
    <center>Kip Gross <center>11 (1) <center>12.2 <center>0 <center>2 <center>0 <center>7.82 <center>9
    <center>Bob Wolcott <center>4 (0) <center>6.2 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>8.10 <center>2
    <center>Marino Santana <center>3 (0) <center>4.0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>15.75 <center>4
    <center>Kirk Bullinger <center>4 (0) <center>2.0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>0 <center>4.50 <center>0

    Source[1]

    Playoffs

    Division Series

    Boston wins the series, 3-2[11]

    Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
    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)
    4 Boston 23 Cleveland 7 October 10 2-2
    5 Cleveland 8 Boston 12 October 11 3-2 (BOS)

    League Championship Series

    New York wins the series, 4-1[12]

    Game Home Score Visitor Score Date Series
    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

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ a b "1999 Boston Red Sox: Batting, Pitching, and Fielding Statistics". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    2. ^ a b Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.236, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    3. ^ Mark Portugal page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ Ramón Martínez page at Baseball Reference
    5. ^ Midre Cummings page at Baseball Reference
    6. ^ "Year in Review: 1999 American League". Baseball Almanac. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    7. ^ "Red Sox 5, Royals 3". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    8. ^ "All-Star Results - 1999". mlb.com. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    9. ^ Lew Ford page at Baseball reference
    10. ^ Robert Ramsay page at Baseball Reference
    11. ^ "1999 League Division Series (3-2): Boston Red Sox (94-68) over Cleveland Indians (97-65)". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    12. ^ "1999 League Championship Series (4-1): New York Yankees (98-64) over Boston Red Sox (94-68)". Baseball Reference. Archived from the original on June 5, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
    13. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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