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1979 Boston Red Sox  (1978)  (1980)
106-56, 1st in AL Eastern Division
Scored 825 runs, Allowed 617 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 104-58
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .710
Park Factor: Batting - 104 / Pitching - 102 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 99-63   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 91-69
Manager(s): Mike Tomeo

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Jim Rice             26  161  615  121  205  33   4  48  142   4   2   72   95  .333  .407  .634  155   9.7  4(0)e5     64  
 DH  Don Baylor           30  162  627  116  163  40   0  43  118  22   4   66   57  .260  .337  .530  114   6.3            -35  
 OF *Fred Lynn            27  161  581  103  165  39   3  30   94   2   3   80   92  .284  .372  .516  112   6.9  1(-2)e6  -171  
 OF  Dwight Evans         27  158  547   89  151  25   3  25   75   2   1   60   79  .276  .345  .470   87   5.6  1(-5)e5    -5  
 SS  Rick Burleson        28  162  642   80  150  35   4   7   64   6   2   35   64  .234  .275  .333   60   2.9  1e18      -75  
 1B *Carl Yastrzemski     39  154  516   63  120  24   2  15   61   2   0   52   57  .233  .304  .374   57   3.7  2e7      -118  
 2B *Jerry Remy           26   81  289   44   93  14   3   0   19   9   3   22   16  .322  .369  .391   44   5.6  2e24       63  
 3B  Butch Hobson         27   91  302   39   76  12   5  20   60   1   0   16   41  .252  .285  .523   42   4.8  4e29       14  
 3B  Eric Soderholm       30  121  325   34   82   8   2   9   38   0   0   21   33  .252  .298  .372   34   3.6  2e15      -42  
 2B #Billy Smith          25   57  202   32   61  16   2   2   22   1   0   20   37  .302  .369  .431   34   6.1  3e16       57  
 C  *Alan Ashby           28   87  236   30   57  17   3   1   22   0   0   18   45  .242  .296  .352   23   3.3  2(-1)e8   109  
 OF  Juan Beniquez        29   89   91   26   25   6   1   4   14   5   1    8    8  .275  .340  .495   15   5.5  1(-3)e8   141  
 C   Gary Allenson        24   73  196   14   38   9   2   2   18   0   0   13   33  .194  .242  .291   14   2.2  3(+1)e6   -30  
 C   Mike Sadek           33   38   60    6   19   4   0   0    8   0   0   12   11  .317  .431  .383   11   6.8  3(+1)e4   191  
 2B *Jack Brohamer        29   42  162   12   33   2   1   0    7   0   0   11   18  .204  .254  .228    9   2.0  4e15     -161  
 DH  Carlton Fisk         31   38  103   10   23   1   2   5   20   0   0    1   12  .223  .238  .417    9   3.1            -98  
 C   Bob Montgomery       35    9   27    5   10   1   0   0    5   0   0    3    1  .370  .419  .407    5   7.7  4(+1)e5    35  
 C   Mike O'Berry         25    2    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .333  .333  .333    0   4.5  2(0)e16   187  
 C  *Dave Rader           30    1    2    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .000  .500  .000    0   3.5  4(+2)e16  -98  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 28                                                                           833                  -29

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  J.R. Richard         29  28   7  .800  38  38  21   0   0   0   4  315.0  220   86   73  16   86  290  2.09   83   2.3  -54  
  P  Bob Stanley          24  21   5  .808  31  31   5   0   0   0   1  214.2  262  114  109  20   45   66  4.57  124   5.2   23  
  P  Dennis Eckersley     24  15  16  .484  36  36  10   0   0   0   0  261.0  263  125  121  34   67  145  4.17  130   4.5    5  
  P  Steve Renko          34  13   7  .650  26  24   3   2   1   0   0  173.1  184   79   71  16   56   93  3.69   85   4.4  -66  
  P  Eric Rasmussen       27  10  11  .476  24  24   7   0   0   0   0  173.1  178   88   75  16   63   53  3.89   86   4.5   53  
  P  Chuck Rainey         24   7   3  .700  35   4   0  17   3   0   0   98.2   92   44   40   9   48   33  3.65   48   4.5  -11  
  P *John Tudor           25   4   0 1.000   4   4   0   0   0   0   0   23.1   16    6    6   0    4    6  2.31    3   1.3 -357  
  P *Tom Burgmeier        35   3   1  .750  41   0   0  29  15   2   0   59.2   49   14   13   4    9   44  1.96   17   2.6 -142  
  P  Dick Drago           34   2   1  .667  38   0   0  32  21   3   0   44.2   30    7    7   3    8   33  1.41    9   2.0 -149  
  P  Bill Campbell        30   2   3  .400  46   0   0  17   6   3   0   47.1   50   29   26   3   10   28  4.94   24   4.4  -38  
  P  Jim Wright           28   1   0 1.000   2   0   0   0   0   0   0    3.2    3    0    0   0    0    1  0.00    1   3.4    2  
  P  Win Remmerswaal      25   0   0  .000   2   0   0   1   1   0   0    3.2    3    1    1   0    1    0  2.45    1   3.4 -219  
  P  Joel Finch           22   0   0  .000   3   0   0   3   0   0   0    6.2    6    1    1   0    2    1  1.35    2   2.9 -181  
  P  Allen Ripley         26   0   2  .000  22   1   0  15   0   1   0   40.1   45   23   22   6   16   21  4.91   25   5.7  -40  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                                      645        -27

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Alan Ashby            653  70  87  364   39   6   5  .985  35  25
 Gary Allenson         567  69  73  389   30   8   3  .981  46  19
 Mike Sadek            157  15  27  105    6   1   0  .991   9   4
 Bob Montgomery         65   7   8   44    3   4   0  .922   8   2
 Carlton Fisk           12   0   6    6    0   0   0 1.000   1   0
 Dave Rader              8   1   1    4    0   0   0 1.000   0   0
 Mike O'Berry            3   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Carl Yastrzemski 1253 137 150 1245 124 5 128 .996 9.83 Don Baylor 181 21 21 162 12 3 18 .983 8.64 Eric Soderholm 31 4 5 28 2 0 3 1.000 8.71 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jerry Remy 636 70 76 208 201 19 46 .956 5.79 Billy Smith 464 51 57 130 113 6 26 .976 4.71 Jack Brohamer 362 41 41 110 107 6 29 .973 5.40 Butch Hobson 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Eric Soderholm 799 83 120 93 161 10 11 .962 2.86 Butch Hobson 648 79 84 54 109 17 12 .906 2.26 Juan Beniquez 15 0 9 1 3 0 1 1.000 2.40 Jack Brohamer 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Rick Burleson 1462 162 162 298 561 18 104 .979 5.29 Eric Soderholm 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 Butch Hobson 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Jim Rice             1288 152 153  190   13   4   1  .981  1.42
 Juan Beniquez         128   4  59   20    0   0   0 1.000  1.41
 Carl Yastrzemski       34   4   5    3    1   0   0 1.000  1.06
 Carlton Fisk           14   2   2    1    0   0   0 1.000  0.64
 Dwight Evans            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Fred Lynn 1398 153 160 442 17 8 2 .983 2.95 Juan Beniquez 67 9 9 23 0 1 0 .958 3.09 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Dwight Evans 1362 149 157 357 12 6 1 .984 2.44 Juan Beniquez 59 7 9 13 1 1 0 .933 2.14 Jim Rice 44 6 6 9 0 0 0 1.000 1.84 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1979 Draft


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