1996 Boston Red Sox
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Location
Results
Record85–77 (.525)
Divisional place3rd (7 GB)
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Owner(s)JRY Trust
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Kevin Kennedy
Local televisionWABU
(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
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(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
Local radioWEEI
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
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(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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The 1996 Boston Red Sox season was the 96th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished third in the American League East with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses, seven games behind the New York Yankees, who went on to win the 1996 World Series.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 92 70 0.568 49–31 43–39
Baltimore Orioles 88 74 0.543 4 43–38 45–36
Boston Red Sox 85 77 0.525 7 47–34 38–43
Toronto Blue Jays 74 88 0.457 18 35–46 39–42
Detroit Tigers 53 109 0.327 39 27–54 26–55

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 7–6 6–6 4–8 5–7 11–2 9–3 9–3 7–5 3–10 9–4 7–5 3–10–1 8–5
Boston 6–7 8–4 6–6 1–11 12–1 3–9 7–5 6–6 7–6 8–5 7–6 6–6 8–5
California 6–6 4–8 6–6 4–9 6–6 4–8 7–5 4–8 7–6 6–7 5–8 4–9 7–5
Chicago 8–4 6–6 6–6 5–8 10–3 7–6 6–7 6–7 6–7 5–7 5–7 8–4 7–5
Cleveland 7–5 11–1 9–4 8–5 12–0 7–6 7–6 10–3 3–9 6–6 8–4 4–8 7–5
Detroit 2–11 1–12 6–6 3–10 0–12 6–6 4–8 6–6 5–8 4–8 6–6 4–9 6–7
Kansas City 3–9 9–3 8–4 6–7 6–7 6–6 4–9 6–7 4–8 5–7 7–5 6–6 5–8
Milwaukee 3–9 5–7 5–7 7–6 6–7 8–4 9–4 9–4 6–6 7–5 4–9 6–7 5–7
Minnesota 5–7 6–6 8–4 7–6 3–10 6–6 7–6 4–9 5–7 6–7 6–6 7–5 8–5
New York 10–3 6–7 6–7 7–6 9–3 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–5 9–3 3–9 5–7 8–5
Oakland 4–9 5–8 7–6 7–5 6–6 8–4 7–5 5–7 7–6 3–9 8–5 7–6 4–8
Seattle 5–7 6–7 8–5 7–5 4–8 6–6 5–7 9–4 6–6 9–3 5–8 10–3 5–7
Texas 10–3–1 6–6 9–4 4–8 8–4 9–4 6–6 7–6 5–7 7–5 6–7 3–10 10–2
Toronto 5–8 5–8 5–7 5–7 5–7 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 5–8 8–4 7–5 2–10


Detailed records

Notable transactions

Draft picks

Opening Day Line Up

12 Wil Cordero 2B
13 John Valentin SS
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
33 José Canseco DH
22 Mike Stanley C
39 Mike Greenwell     LF
11 Tim Naehring 3B
25 Troy O'Leary RF
46 Dwayne Hosey CF
21 Roger Clemens P

Roster

1996 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Starters by position

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Mike Stanley 121 397 107 .270 24 69 2
1B Mo Vaughn 161 635 207 .326 44 143 2
2B Jeff Frye 105 419 120 .286 4 41 18
SS John Valentin 131 606 156 .296 13 59 9
3B Tim Naehring 116 430 124 .288 17 65 2
LF Mike Greenwell 77 295 87 .295 7 44 4
CF Lee Tinsley 92 192 47 .245 3 14 6
RF Troy O'Leary 149 497 129 .260 15 81 3
DH Jose Canseco 96 360 104 .289 28 82 3

Other batters

Note: G = Games pitched; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
Reggie Jefferson 122 386 134 .347 19 74 0
Darren Bragg 58 222 56 .252 3 22 6
Bill Haselman 77 237 65 .274 8 34 4
Wil Cordero 59 198 57 .288 3 37 2
Milt Cuyler 50 110 22 .200 2 12 7
Bill Selby 40 95 26 .274 3 6 1
José Malavé 41 102 24 .235 4 17 0
Kevin Mitchell 27 93 28 .304 2 13 0
Nomar Garciaparra 24 87 21 .241 4 16 5
Dwayne Hosey 28 78 17 .218 1 3 6
Alex Cole 24 72 16 .222 0 7 5
Tony Rodríguez 27 67 16 .239 1 9 0
Esteban Beltré 27 62 16 .258 0 6 1
Arquimedez Pozo 21 58 10 .172 1 11 1
Jeff Manto 22 48 10 .208 2 6 0
Rudy Pemberton 13 41 21 .512 1 10 3
Alex Delgado 26 20 5 .250 0 1 0
Scott Hatteberg 10 11 2 .182 0 1 0
Jim Tatum 2 8 1 .125 0 0 0
Trot Nixon 2 4 2 .500 0 0 1
Phil Clark 3 3 0 .000 0 0 0
Greg Pirkl 2 2 0 .000 0 0 0
Walt McKeel 1 0 0 .000 0 0 0

Pitching

Note: G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS IP W L SV ERA SO
Roger Clemens 34 34 242.2 10 13 0 3.63 257
Tom Gordon 34 34 215.2 12 9 0 5.59 171
Tim Wakefield 32 32 211.2 14 13 0 5.14 140
Aaron Sele 29 29 157.1 7 11 0 5.69 67
Jamie Moyer 23 10 90.0 7 1 0 4.50 50
Vaughn Eshelman 39 10 87.2 6 3 0 7.08 59
Heathcliff Slocumb 75 0 83.1 5 5 31 3.02 88
Mike Maddux 23 7 64.1 3 2 0 4.48 32
Mike Stanton 59 0 56.1 4 3 1 3.83 46
Joe Hudson 36 0 45.0 3 5 1 5.40 19
Rich Garcés 37 0 44.0 3 2 0 4.91 55
Stan Belinda 31 0 28.2 2 1 2 6.59 18
Mark Brandenburg 29 0 28.1 4 2 0 3.81 29
Jeff Suppan 8 4 22.2 1 1 0 7.54 13
Eric Gunderson 28 0 17.1 0 1 0 8.31 7
Brad Pennington 14 0 13.0 0 2 0 2.77 13
Pat Mahomes 11 0 12.1 2 0 2 5.84 6
Kerry Lacy 11 0 10.2 2 0 0 3.38 9
Brent Knackert 8 0 10.0 0 1 0 9.00 5
John Doherty 3 0 6.1 0 0 0 5.68 3
Nate Minchey 2 2 6.0 0 2 0 15.00 4
Reggie Harris 4 0 4.1 0 0 0 12.46 4
Ken Grundt 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Game log

Red Sox Win Red Sox Loss Game Postponed
1996 Boston Red Sox Season Game Log: 85–77 (Home: 47–34; Away: 38–43)
April: 7–19
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
1 April 1 @ Rangers 3–5 Hill (1–0) Clemens (0–1) Vosberg (1) The Ballpark in Arlington 40,484 0–1 L1
2 April 3 @ Rangers 2–7 Pavlik (1–0) Gordon (0–1) The Ballpark in Arlington 24,483 0–2 L2
3 April 4 @ Rangers 2–13 Gross (1–0) Wakefield (0–1) The Ballpark in Arlington 18,086 0–3 L3
4 April 5 @ Royals 4–5 (12) Clark (1–0) Pennington (0–1) Kauffman Stadium 39,526 0–4 L4
5 April 6 @ Royals 3–7 Pichardo (1–1) Belinda (0–1) Kauffman Stadium 17,339 0–5 L5
6 April 7 @ Royals 3–1 Moyer (1–0) Gubicza (0–1) Slocumb (1) Kauffman Stadium 13,183 1–5 W1
April 8 Twins Postponed (snow). Makeup date April 9.
7 April 9 Twins 9–1 Gordon (1–1) Rodriguez (0–1) Fenway Park 30,843 2–5 W2
April 10 Twins Postponed (snow). Makeup date August 3.
8 April 11 Twins 5–6 Radke (3–0) Clemens (0–2) Stevens (2) Fenway Park 15,594 2–6 L1
9 April 12 Indians 1–3 Nagy (2–0) Sele (0–1) Mesa (2) Fenway Park 26,703 2–7 L2
10 April 13 Indians 2–14 Martínez (2–1) Moyer (1–1) Fenway Park 31,827 2–8 L3
11 April 14 Indians 6–7 (11) Tavárez (1–1) Stanton (0–1) Mesa (2) Fenway Park 31,796 2–9 L4
12 April 15 Indians 0–8 McDowell (1–1) Wakefield (0–2) Fenway Park 32,861 2–10 L5
13 April 16 @ Orioles 1–6 Wells (2–0) Clemens (0–3) Camden Yards 40,017 2–11 L6
14 April 17 @ Orioles 5–6 (12) Rhodes (2–0) Maddux (0–1) Camden Yards 40,258 2–12 L7
15 April 18 @ Orioles 10–7 Moyer (2–1) Mussina (3–1) Slocumb (2) Camden Yards 47,283 3–12 W1
16 April 19 @ Indians 4–9 Martínez (3–1) Gordon (1–2) Jacobs Field 40,521 3–13 L1
17 April 20 @ Indians 1–2 McDowell (2–1) Wakefield (0–3) Mesa (4) Jacobs Field 40,498 3–14 L2
18 April 21 @ Indians 7–11 Ogea (1–0) Pennington (0–2) Jacobs Field 42,256 3–15 L3
19 April 22 @ Twins 4–1 Sele (1–1) Robertson (0–4) Slocumb (3) Metrodome 11,340 4–15 W1
20 April 23 @ Twins 6–8 Naulty (1–0) Hudson (0–1) Stevens (5) Metrodome 11,533 4–16 L1
21 April 24 Rangers 11–9 Stanton (1–1) Heredia (0–2) Slocumb (4) Fenway Park 19,217 5–16 W1
22 April 25 Rangers 8–3 Wakefield (1–3) Gross (3–2) Fenway Park 20,350 6–16 W2
23 April 26 Royals 3–4 Belcher (2–1) Clemens (0–4) Montgomery (5) Fenway Park 22,385 6–17 L1
24 April 27 Royals 0–10 Appier (2–3) Sele (1–2) Fenway Park 29,459 6–18 L2
25 April 28 Royals 7–9 Robinson (1–0) Slocumb (0–1) Montgomery (6) Fenway Park 32,491 7–18 W1
26 April 30 Tigers 13–4 Wakefield (2–3) Lima (0–1) Fenway Park 18,504 7–19 L1
May: 14–12
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
27 May 1 Tigers 5–1 Clemens (1–4) Aldred (0–3) Fenway Park 20,828 8–19 W2
28 May 3 Blue Jays 8–7 Moyer (3–1) Quantrill (0–4) Slocumb (5) Fenway Park 25,570 9–19 W3
29 May 4 Blue Jays 8–4 Gordon (2–2) Viola (0–2) Slocumb (6) Fenway Park 29,785 10–19 W4
30 May 5 Blue Jays 4–11 Hentgen (4–2) Wakefield (2–4) Fenway Park 29,866 10–20 L1
31 May 7 @ Brewers 4–2 Clemens (2–4) Miranda (1–2) Slocumb (7) Milwaukee County Stadium 7,039 11–20 W1
May 8 @ Brewers Postponed (rain). Makeup date August 9.
32 May 9 @ Brewers 2–17 Bones (2–5) Sele (1–3) Milwaukee County Stadium 7,379 11–21 L1
33 May 10 @ Blue Jays 6–5 (11) Slocumb (1–1) Carrara (0–1) SkyDome 31,159 12–21 W1
34 May 11 @ Blue Jays 8–9 (11) Quantrill (2–4) Knackert (0–1) SkyDome 33,163 12–22 L1
35 May 12 @ Blue Jays 7–8 (10) Janzen (1–0) Slocumb (1–2) SkyDome 31,188 12–23 L2
36 May 14 Angels 4–3 (12) Belinda (1–1) Boskie (4–1) Fenway Park 22,450 13–23 W1
37 May 15 Angels 17–6 Moyer (4–1) Grimsley (2–3) Fenway Park 23,455 14–23 W2
38 May 17 Athletics 5–3 (11) Stanton (2–1) Van Poppel (0–4) Fenway Park 28,690 15–23 W3
39 May 18 Athletics 5–6 (10) Groom (2–0) Garcés (0–1) Taylor (3) Fenway Park 31,663 15–24 L1
40 May 19 Athletics 12–2 Sele (2–3) Wengert (1–2) Fenway Park 32,601 16–24 W1
41 May 20 Athletics 16–4 Gordon (3–2) Johns (3–5) Fenway Park 20,890 17–24 W2
42 May 21 Mariners 7–13 Wells (3–1) Eshelman (0–1) Fenway Park 24,528 17–25 L1
43 May 22 Mariners 1–6 Wolcott (3–5) Wakefield (2–5) Fenway Park 26,753 17–26 L2
44 May 23 Mariners 11–4 Clemens (3–4) Milacki (1–1) Fenway Park 31,551 18–26 W1
45 May 24 @ Angels 1–3 Finley (6–2) Sele (2–4) Percival (13) Anaheim Stadium 19,550 18–27 L1
46 May 25 @ Angels 10–3 Gordon (4–2) Williams (0–2) Anaheim Stadium 23,972 19–27 W1
47 May 26 @ Angels 2–12 Boskie (6–1) Eshelman (0–2) Anaheim Stadium 23,828 19–28 L1
48 May 27 @ Athletics 10–3 Wakefield (3–5) Wojciechowski (5–1) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 21,688 20–28 W1
49 May 28 @ Athletics 2–6 Wasdin (1–0) Clemens (3–5) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 9,338 20–29 L1
50 May 29 @ Athletics 6–7 (10) Mohler (3–0) Slocumb (1–3) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 8,282 20–30 L2
51 May 30 @ Mariners 10–1 Gordon (5–2) Torres (0–1) Kingdome 17,395 21–30 W1
52 May 31 @ Mariners 6–9 Wells (4–1) Garcés (0–2) Kingdome 29,119 21–31 L1
June: 13–14
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
53 June 1 @ Mariners 6–5 Wakefield (4–5) Milacki (1–2) Slocumb (8) Kingdome 34,822 22–31 W1
54 June 2 @ Mariners 1–2 Wolcott (4–5) Clemens (3–6) Jackson (2) Kingdome 47,540 22–32 L1
55 June 4 White Sox 4–6 Álvarez (7–3) Gunderson (0–1) Hernández (17) Fenway Park 23,715 22–33 L2
56 June 5 White Sox 6–8 (12) Keyser (1–0) Slocumb (1–4) Fenway Park 24,246 22–34 L3
57 June 6 White Sox 7–4 Eshelman (1–2) Magrane (1–2) Stanton (1) Fenway Park 24,382 23–34 W1
58 June 7 Brewers 10–7 Garcés (1–2) García (1–2) Slocumb (9) Fenway Park 26,861 24–34 W2
59 June 8 Brewers 2–3 (10) Lloyd (2–2) Hudson (0–2) Fetters (10) Fenway Park 30,399 24–35 L1
60 June 9 Brewers 6–9 (10) Burrows (1–0) Slocumb (1–5) Fetters (11) Fenway Park 28,120 24–36 L2
61 June 10 @ White Sox 2–8 Tapani (7–3) Wakefield (4–6) Comiskey Park 21,799 24–37 L3
62 June 11 @ White Sox 9–2 Eshelman (2–2) Magrane (1–3) Comiskey Park 20,792 25–37 W1
63 June 12 @ White Sox 3–2 (12) Hudson (1–2) Karchner (5–1) Comiskey Park 21,139 26–37 W2
64 June 13 Rangers 8–7 (10) Slocumb (2–5) Henneman (0–4) Fenway Park 32,645 27–37 W3
65 June 14 Rangers 4–3 Stanton (3–1) Witt (6–5) Fenway Park 29,689 28–37 W4
66 June 15 Rangers 3–13 Gross (7–4) Wakefield (4–7) Fenway Park 33,186 28–38 L1
67 June 16 Rangers 10–9 Hudson (2–2) Henneman (0–5) Fenway Park 30,461 29–38 W1
68 June 18 @ Indians 7–9 Swindell (1–3) Sele (2–5) Mesa (23) Jacobs Field 42,209 29–39 L1
69 June 19 @ Indians 4–11 Hershiser (7–4) Gordon (5–3) Jacobs Field 42,276 29–40 L2
70 June 20 @ Indians 4–5 Shuey (1–1) Stanton (3–2) Jacobs Field 42,306 29–41 L3
71 June 21 @ Rangers 4–14 Hill (8–5) Minchey (0–1) The Ballpark in Arlington 40,726 29–42 L4
72 June 22 @ Rangers 2–8 Pavlik (10–1) Wakefield (4–8) The Ballpark in Arlington 46,444 29–43 L5
73 June 23 @ Rangers 6–4 Stanton (4–2) Cook (3–1) Slocumb (10) The Ballpark in Arlington 39,399 30–43 W1
74 June 25 Indians 0–4 Hershiser (8–4) Gordon (5–4) Fenway Park 33,576 30–44 L1
75 June 26 Indians 6–4 (15) Garcés (2–2) Embree (1–1) Fenway Park 33,727 31–44 W1
76 June 27 Tigers 6–9 Lira (5–7) Minchey (0–2) Fenway Park 29,582 31–45 L1
77 June 28 Tigers 8–5 Wakefield (5–8) Williams (1–5) Fenway Park 27,578 32–45 W1
78 June 29 Tigers 13–6 Eshelman (3–2) Keagle (3–6) Fenway Park 33,509 33–45 W2
79 June 30 Tigers 9–4 Gordon (6–4) Sodowsky (1–3) Fenway Park 31,217 34–45 W3
July: 13–13
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
80 July 1 @ Yankees 0–2 Key (4–6) Clemens (3–7) Wetteland (26) Yankee Stadium 27,734 34–46 L1
81 July 2 @ Yankees 5–7 Nelson (3–2) Hudson (2–3) Wetteland (27) Yankee Stadium 28,310 34–47 L2
July 3 @ Yankees Postponed (rain). Makeup date September 23.
82 July 4 @ Orioles 6–8 Mussina (11–5) Wakefield (5–9) Myers (17) Camden Yards 47,075 34–48 L3
83 July 5 @ Orioles 7–3 Sele (3–5) Wells (5–8) Camden Yards 47,237 35–48 W1
84 July 6 @ Orioles 3–4 Coppinger (4–0) Clemens (3–8) Myers (18) Camden Yards 47,500 35–49 L1
85 July 7 @ Orioles 7–5 Hudson (3–3) Myers (0–2) Slocumb (11) Camden Yards 47,532 36–49 W1
86 July 11 @ Tigers 11–4 Clemens (4–8) Williams (2–6) Tiger Stadium 15,826 37–49 W2
87 July 12 @ Tigers 11–3 Gordon (7–4) Olivares (4–6) Tiger Stadium 19,535 38–49 W3
88 July 13 @ Tigers 10–5 Sele (4–5) Nitkowski (1–1) Tiger Stadium 16,671 39–49 W4
89 July 14 @ Tigers 6–4 Moyer (5–1) Lira (6–8) Slocumb (12) Tiger Stadium 19,670 40–49 W5
90 July 15 Yankees 8–6 Wakefield (6–9) Hutton (0–1) Slocumb (13) Fenway Park 33,263 41–49 W6
91 July 16 Yankees 5–9 Key (7–6) Clemens (4–9) Fenway Park 34,676 41–50 L1
92 July 17 Yankees 12–11 Eshelman (4–2) Wetteland (0–2) Fenway Park 34,082 42–50 W1
93 July 18 Orioles 3–6 Wells (6–9) Sele (4–6) Myers (19) Fenway Park 33,014 42–51 L1
94 July 19 Orioles 13–2 Moyer (6–1) Erickson (5–8) Fenway Park 32,262 43–51 W1
95 July 20 Orioles 2–0 Wakefield (7–9) Coppinger (5–1) Slocumb (14) Fenway Park 33,590 44–51 W2
96 July 21 Orioles 6–10 (10) Myers (1–2) Stanton (4–3) Fenway Park 34,432 44–52 L1
97 July 22 Royals 2–5 Belcher (9–5) Gordon (7–5) Fenway Park 28,109 44–53 L2
98 July 23 Royals 5–7 Appier (9–7) Sele (4–7) Fenway Park 23,711 44–54 L3
99 July 24 Royals 12–2 Moyer (7–1) Linton (4–6) Fenway Park 33,381 45–54 W1
100 July 25 @ Twins 6–16 Parra (2–3) Wakefield (7–10) Metrodome 13,924 45–55 L1
101 July 26 @ Twins 1–5 Radke (6–13) Clemens (4–10) Metrodome 17,768 45–56 L2
102 July 27 @ Twins 9–5 Gordon (8–5) Naulty (3–1) Metrodome 22,128 46–56 W1
103 July 28 @ Twins 8–9 Aguilera (4–4) Sele (4–8) Naulty (4) Metrodome 17,448 46–57 L1
104 July 30 @ Royals 0–7 Rosado (2–1) Eshelman (4–3) Kauffman Stadium 17,166 46–58 L2
105 July 31 @ Royals 5–3 Wakefield (8–10) Haney (8–10) Slocumb (15) Kauffman Stadium 17,527 47–58 W1
August: 22–9
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
106 August 1 @ Royals 4–9 Belcher (10–6) Clemens (4–11) Kauffman Stadium 18,934 47–59 L1
107 August 2 Twins 11–10 Brandenburg (2–3) Naulty (3–2) Fenway Park 28,041 48–59 W1
108 August 3 (1) Twins 6–3 Sele (5–8) Rodriguez (10–9) Hudson (1) Fenway Park 19,860 49–59 W2
109 August 3 (2) Twins 0–6 Aldred (5–7) Suppan (0–1) Fenway Park 29,135 49–60 L1
110 August 4 Twins 13–6 Eshelman (5–3) Klingenbeck (0–1) Fenway Park 29,939 50–60 W1
111 August 5 Blue Jays 3–1 Wakefield (9–10) Guzmán (9–7) Fenway Park 23,884 51–60 W2
112 August 6 Blue Jays 3–2 Maddux (1–1) Hanson (10–13) Slocumb (16) Fenway Park 25,264 52–60 W3
113 August 7 Blue Jays 8–0 Gordon (9–5) Hentgen (13–7) Fenway Park 30,443 53–60 W4
114 August 8 Blue Jays 6–9 Williams (1–0) Sele (5–9) Timlin (21) Fenway Park 32,696 53–61 L1
115 August 9 (1) @ Brewers 9–7 Suppan (1–1) Van Egmond (1–3) Slocumb (17) Milwaukee County Stadium 54–61 W1
116 August 9 (2) @ Brewers 4–1 Eshelman (6–3) Bones (7–12) Belinda (1) Milwaukee County Stadium 19,541 55–61 W2
117 August 10 @ Brewers 3–2 Wakefield (10–10) Eldred (2–2) Milwaukee County Stadium 20,297 56–61 W3
118 August 11 @ Brewers 2–0 Clemens (5–11) McDonald (10–7) Belinda (2) Milwaukee County Stadium 19,178 57–61 W4
119 August 12 @ Blue Jays 1–5 Hentgen (14–7) Gordon (9–6) SkyDome 33,250 57–62 L1
120 August 13 @ Blue Jays 7–5 Brandenburg (3–3) Williams (1–1) Slocumb (18) SkyDome 30,502 58–62 W1
121 August 14 @ Blue Jays 8–6 Belinda (2–1) Crabtree (5–3) Slocumb (19) SkyDome 32,354 59–62 W2
122 August 16 Angels 3–6 Springer (3–1) Wakefield (10–11) Percival (30) Fenway Park 30,693 59–63 L1
123 August 17 Angels 6–0 Clemens (6–11) Finley (11–12) Fenway Park 32,497 60–63 W1
124 August 18 Angels 3–4 Holtz (2–2) Brandenburg (3–4) Percival (31) Fenway Park 25,224 60–64 L1
125 August 19 Angels 10–9 Lacy (1–0) Gohr (5–9) Slocumb (20) Fenway Park 25,779 61–64 W1
126 August 20 Athletcs 4–3 Garcés (3–2) Mohler (4–2) Slocumb (21) Fenway Park 25,094 62–64 W2
127 August 21 Athletcs 6–4 Brandenburg (4–4) Johns (6–12) Slocumb (22) Fenway Park 26,362 63–64 W3
128 August 22 Athletcs 2–1 Clemens (7–11) Acre (0–1) Fenway Park 30,503 64–64 W4
129 August 23 Mariners 4–6 Bosio (4–3) Brandenburg (4–5) Ayala (2) Fenway Park 33,079 64–65 L1
130 August 24 Mariners 9–5 Lacy (2–0) Wells (11–6) Fenway Park 32,928 65–65 W1
131 August 25 Mariners 8–5 Maddux (2–1) Wagner (3–5) Slocumb (23) Fenway Park 34,377 66–65 W2
132 August 26 @ Angels 4–1 Wakefield (11–11) Dickson (1–1) Anaheim Stadium 16,886 67–65 W3
133 August 27 @ Angels 2–1 Clemens (8–11) Finley (12–13) Slocumb (24) Anaheim Stadium 19,847 68–65 W4
134 August 28 @ Angels 7–4 Gordon (10–6) Boskie (12–7) Anaheim Stadium 20,894 69–65 W5
135 August 30 @ Athletcs 0–7 Telgheder (2–5) Maddux (2–2) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 20,894 69–66 L1
136 August 31 @ Athletcs 0–8 Adams (2–2) Wakefield (11–12) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 32,116 69–67 L2
September: 16–10
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
137 September 1 @ Athletcs 8–3 Sele (6–9) Wasdin (7–7) Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 15,021 70–67 W1
138 September 2 @ Mariners 9–8 (10) Slocumb (3–5) Carmona (6–3) Kingdome 24,470 71–67 W2
139 September 3 @ Mariners 9–11 Torres (1–1) Gordon (10–7) Charlton (15) Kingdome 17,374 71–68 L1
140 September 4 @ Mariners 8–5 Mahomes (2–4) Hitchcock (12–8) Slocumb (25) Kingdome 22,642 72–68 W1
141 September 6 @ White Sox 10–3 Wakefield (12–12) Álvarez (15–8) Comiskey Park 18,417 73–68 W2
142 September 7 @ White Sox 3–4 Fernandez (13–9) Clemens (8–12) Hernández (36) Comiskey Park 28,219 73–69 L1
143 September 8 @ White Sox 4–7 Baldwin (11–4) Sele (6–10) Hernández (37) Comiskey Park 19,983 73–70 L2
144 September 9 Brewers 0–6 Karl (12–7) Gordon (10–8) Fenway Park 22,386 73–71 L3
145 September 10 Brewers 10–11 García (4–3) Hudson (3–4) Fetters (28) Fenway Park 20,487 73–72 L4
146 September 11 Brewers 4–1 Wakefield (13–12) Eldred (3–4) Slocumb (26) Fenway Park 21,310 74–72 W1
147 September 13 White Sox 9–5 Clemens (9–12) Baldwin (11–5) Slocumb (27) Fenway Park 28,907 75–72 W2
148 September 14 White Sox 5–13 Castillo (4–3) Gordon (10–9) Simas (2) Fenway Park 31,481 75–73 L1
149 September 15 White Sox 9–8 Slocumb (4–5) Hernández (6–4) Fenway Park 76–73 W1
150 September 17 @ Tigers 4–2 Brandenburg (5–5) Lira (6–14) Slocumb (28) Tiger Stadium 8,180 77–73 W2
151 September 18 @ Tigers 4–0 Clemens (10–12) Thompson (1–6) Tiger Stadium 8,779 78–73 W3
152 September 19 @ Tigers 8–3 Gordon (11–8) Miller (0–3) Tiger Stadium 7,666 79–73 W4
153 September 20 @ Yankees 4–2 Wakefield (14–12) Polley (1–2) Slocumb (29) Yankee Stadium 39,883 80–73 W5
154 September 21 @ Yankees 11–12 (10) Wetteland (2–3) Hudson (3–5) Yankee Stadium 54,599 80–74 L1
155 September 22 @ Yankees 3–4 Rivera (8–3) Sele (6–11) Wetteland (42) Yankee Stadium 34,422 80–75 L2
156 September 23 @ Yankees 4–3 (11) Slocumb (5–5) Boehringer (2–4) Mahomes (1) Yankee Stadium 22,728 81–75 W1
157 September 24 Orioles 13–8 Gordon (12–8) Wells (11–14) Mahomes (2) Fenway Park 28,557 82–75 W2
158 September 25 Orioles 2–6 Krivda (3–5) Wakefield (14–13) Benítez (3) Fenway Park 28,432 82–76 L1
159 September 26 Yankees 5–3 Maddux (3–2) Key (12–11) Slocumb (30) Fenway Park 32,367 83–76 W1
160 September 27 Yankees 7–5 Sele (7–11) Gooden (11–7) Slocumb (31) Fenway Park 32,573 84–76 W2
161 September 28 Yankees 2–4 Mendoza (4–5) Clemens (10–13) Wetteland (43) Fenway Park 33,612 84–77 L1
162 September 29 Yankees 6–5 Mahomes (3–4) Polley (1–3) Fenway Park 32,563 85–77 W1
Reference:[25]

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

The Lowell Spinners replaced the Utica Blue Sox as the Red Sox' Class A-Short Season affiliate.

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Buddy Bailey
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Ken Macha
A-Advanced Sarasota Red Sox Florida State League DeMarlo Hale
A Michigan Battle Cats Midwest League Tom Barrett
A-Short Season Lowell Spinners New York–Penn League Billy Gardner Jr.
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Bob Geren
Rookie DSL cooperative Dominican Summer League Rick Aponte

The Red Sox shared a DSL team with the Houston Astros.[26]
Source:[27][28]

References

  1. ^ Butch Henry Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Mike Stanley page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Milt Cuyler page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tom Gordon page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ a b Jamie Moyer page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Red Sox 1996 transactions page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Cafardo, Nick (January 22, 1996). "Red Sox scout Monzon killed". The Boston Globe. p. 45. Retrieved September 22, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Alex Cole page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Heathcliff Slocumb page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ a b Kevin Mitchell page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Luis Alicea page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Bryan Eversgerd page at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Brad Pennington page at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Jeff Frye page at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Lee Tisley page at Baseball Reference
  16. ^ Mike Stanton page at Baseball Reference
  17. ^ Greg Pirkl page at Baseball Reference
  18. ^ Pat Mahomes page at Baseball Reference
  19. ^ Chris Reitsma page at Baseball Reference
  20. ^ Dernell Stensen page at Baseball Reference
  21. ^ Robert Ramsay page at Baseball Reference
  22. ^ Justin Duchscherer page at Baseball Reference
  23. ^ She Hillenbrand page at Baseball Reference
  24. ^ Aaron Harang page at Baseball Reference
  25. ^ "1996 Boston Red Sox Schedule". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
  26. ^ "1996 DSL Astros/Red Sox Statistics | Baseball-Reference.com".
  27. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  28. ^ Boston Red Sox Official Yearbook. 1996. p. 77. Retrieved March 14, 2021 – via Wayback Machine.

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