2001 Boston Red Sox
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Record82–79 (.509)
Divisional place2nd (13+12 GB)
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Owner(s)JRY Trust
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Jimy Williams
Joe Kerrigan
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(Sean McDonough, Jerry Remy)
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(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
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The 2001 Boston Red Sox season was the 101st season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished second in the American League East with a record of 82 wins and 79 losses, 13+12 games behind the New York Yankees, who went on to win the AL championship. The Red Sox did not qualify for the postseason, as the AL wild card went to the Oakland Athletics, who had finished second in the American League West with a record of 102–60.

Offseason

Regular season

The Red Sox hosting a home game against the season's eventual NL East Division Champions Atlanta Braves in July 2001.
The Red Sox hosting a home game against the season's eventual NL East Division Champions Atlanta Braves in July 2001.

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 95 65 0.594 51–28 44–37
Boston Red Sox 82 79 0.509 13½ 41–40 41–39
Toronto Blue Jays 80 82 0.494 16 40–42 40–40
Baltimore Orioles 63 98 0.391 32½ 30–50 33–48
Tampa Bay Devil Rays 62 100 0.383 34 37–44 25–56


Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 4–5 4–3 6–3 5–4 5–4 5–4 3–6 4–3 6–14 4–15 7–2 7–12 5–4 10–8
Baltimore 5–4 9–10 3–4 1–5 4–2 5–2 3–3 5–13 2–7 1–8 10–9 2–7 7–12 6–12
Boston 3–4 10–9 3–3 3–6 4–5 3–3 3–3 5–13 4–5 3–6 14–5 5–2 12–7 10–8
Chicago 3–6 4–3 3–3 10–9 13–6 14–5 5–14 1–5 1–8 2–7 5–2 7–2 3–3 12–6
Cleveland 4–5 5–1 6–3 9–10 13–6 11–8 14–5 4–5 4–3 2–5 5–1 5–4 2–4 7–11
Detroit 4–5 2–4 5–4 6–13 6–13 8–11 4–15 4–5 1–6 2–5 4–2 8–1 2–4 10–8
Kansas City 4–5 2–5 3–3 5–14 8–11 11–8 6–13 0–6 3–6 3–6 4–2 4–5 4–3 8–10
Minnesota 6–3 3–3 3–3 14–5 5–14 15–4 13–6 4–2 5–4 1–8 1–6 4–5 2–5 9–9
New York 3–4 13–5 13–5 5–1 5–4 5–4 6–0 2–4 3–6 3–6 13–6 3–4 11–8 10–8
Oakland 14–6 7–2 5–4 8–1 3–4 6–1 6–3 4–5 6–3 9–10 7–2 9–10 6–3 12–6
Seattle 15–4 8–1 6–3 7–2 5–2 5–2 6–3 8–1 6–3 10–9 7–2 15–5 6–3 12–6
Tampa Bay 2–7 9–10 5–14 2–5 1–5 2–4 2–4 6–1 6–13 2–7 2–7 4–5 9–10 10–8
Texas 12–7 7–2 2–5 2–7 4–5 1–8 5–4 5–4 4–3 10–9 5–15 5–4 3–6 8–10
Toronto 4–5 12–7 7–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 3–4 5–2 8–11 3–6 3–6 10–9 6–3 8–10
Red Sox vs. National League East
Team ATL FLA MON NYM PHI
Boston 3–3 2–1 2–1 1–2 2–1

Transactions

Famous Firsts involving the Red Sox

Opening Day Line Up

12 Chris Stynes 2B
  7 Trot Nixon RF
33 Jason Varitek C
24 Manny Ramírez DH
  2 Carl Everett CF
25 Troy O'Leary LF
29 Shea Hillenbrand  3B
23 Brian Daubach 1B
15 Craig Grebeck SS
45 Pedro Martínez P

Roster

2001 Boston Red Sox
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Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitter

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: 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 Scott Hatteberg 94 278 68 .245 3 25 1
1B Brian Daubach 122 407 107 .263 22 71 1
2B José Offerman 128 524 140 .267 9 49 5
SS Mike Lansing 106 352 88 .250 8 34 3
3B Shea Hillenbrand 139 468 123 .263 12 49 3
LF Troy O'Leary 104 341 82 .240 13 50 1
CF Carl Everett 102 409 105 .257 14 58 9
RF Trot Nixon 148 535 150 .280 27 88 7
DH Manny Ramirez 142 529 162 .306 41 125 0

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
Dante Bichette 107 391 112 .286 12 49 2
Chris Stynes 96 361 101 .280 8 33 4
Jason Varitek 51 174 51 .293 7 25 0
Darren Lewis 82 164 46 .280 1 12 5
Doug Mirabelli 54 141 38 .270 9 26 0
Lou Merloni 52 146 39 .267 3 13 2
Nomar Garciaparra 27 83 24 .289 4 8 0
John Valentin 20 60 12 .200 1 5 0
Calvin Pickering 24 50 14 .280 3 7 0
Craig Grebeck 23 41 2 .049 0 2 0
Izzy Alcántara 14 38 10 .263 0 3 1
Morgan Burkhart 11 33 6 .182 1 4 0
James Lofton 8 26 5 .192 0 1 2
Ángel Santos 9 16 2 .125 0 1 0
Joe Oliver 5 12 3 .250 0 0 0
Marcus Jensen 1 4 1 .250 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

Starting pitchers

Player G GS IP W L ERA SO
Hideo Nomo 33 33 198.0 13 10 4.50 220
Frank Castillo 26 26 136.2 10 9 4.21 89
David Cone 25 25 135.2 9 7 4.31 115
Pedro Martínez 18 18 116.2 7 3 2.39 163
Tomo Ohka 12 11 52.1 2 5 6.19 37
Relief pitchers
Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
Derek Lowe 67 91.2 5 10 24 3.53 82
Tim Wakefield 45 168.2 9 12 3 3.90 148
Rolando Arrojo 41 103.1 5 4 5 3.48 78
Rod Beck 68 80.2 6 4 6 3.90 63
Rich Garces 62 67.0 6 1 1 3.90 51
Ugueth Urbina 19 20.0 0 1 13 0.95 32
Other pitchers
Player G GS IP W L SV ERA SO
Casey Fossum 13 7 44.1 3 2 0 4.87 26
Sun-woo Kim 20 2 41.2 0 2 0 5.83 27
Paxton Crawford 8 7 36.0 3 0 0 4.75 29
Hipólito Pichardo 30 0 34.2 2 1 0 4.93 17
Pete Schourek 33 0 30.1 1 5 0 4.45 20
Bill Pulsipher 23 0 22.0 0 0 0 5.32 16
Todd Erdos 10 0 16.1 0 0 0 4.96 7
Bret Saberhagen 3 3 15.0 1 2 0 6.00 10
Allen McDill 15 0 14.2 0 0 0 5.52 16
Willie Banks 5 0 10.2 0 0 0 0.84 10
Bryce Florie 7 0 8.2 0 1 0 11.42 7
Carlos Castillo 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 6.00 0

Game log

Red Sox Win Red Sox Loss Game Postponed
2001 Boston Red Sox Season Game Log: 82–79 (Home: 41–40; Away: 41–39)
April: 16–9
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
1 April 2 @ Orioles 1–2 (11) Kohlmeier (1–0) Lowe (0–1) Camden Yards 46,547 0–1 L1
2 April 4 @ Orioles 3–0 Nomo (1–0) Ponson (0–1) Camden Yards 35,602 1–1 W1
3 April 5 @ Orioles 1–2 Groom (1–0) Lowe (0–2) Camden Yards 33,469 1–2 L1
4 April 6 Devil Rays 11–4 Wakefield (1–0) Rupe (0–1) Fenway Park 33,525 2–2 W1
5 April 7 Devil Rays 6–2 Crawford (1–0) Harper (0–1) Fenway Park 31,660 3–2 W2
6 April 8 Devil Rays 3–0 Martínez (1–0) Lopez (1–1) Lowe (1) Fenway Park 31,383 4–2 W3
7 April 10 Orioles 10–1 Nomo (2–0) Ponson (0–2) Wakefield (1) Fenway Park 27,664 5–2 W4
8 April 11 Orioles 4–5 Roberts (1–0) Castillo (0–1) Groom (1) Fenway Park 26,302 5–3 L1
9 April 12 Orioles 8–2 Ohka (1–0) Mercedes (0–2) Arrojo (1) Fenway Park 30,083 6–3 W1
10 April 13 Yankees 3–2 (10) Lowe (1–2) Rivera (0–1) Fenway Park 33,124 7–3 W2
11 April 14 Yankees 2–3 Stanton (1–0) Schourek (0–1) Rivera (3) Fenway Park 33,396 7–4 L1
12 April 15 Yankees 5–4 Garcés (1–0) Pettitte (2–1) Arrojo (2) Fenway Park 32,127 8–4 W1
13 April 16 Yankees 4–1 Castillo (1–1) Mussina (1–1) Beck (1) Fenway Park 33,373 9–4 W2
14 April 17 @ Devil Rays 10–0 Ohka (2–0) Harper (0–2) Tropicana Field 19,433 10–4 W3
15 April 18 @ Devil Rays 9–1 Arrojo (1–0) Sturtze (0–2) Tropicana Field 16,622 11–4 W4
16 April 19 @ Devil Rays 8–3 Martínez (2–0) Wilson (0–2) Lowe (2) Tropicana Field 22,026 12–4 W5
17 April 20 @ Yankees 1–6 Pettitte (3–1) Nomo (2–1) Yankee Stadium 54,366 12–5 L1
18 April 21 @ Yankees 8–3 Castillo (2–1) Mussina (1–2) Yankee Stadium 55,483 13–5 W1
19 April 22 @ Yankees 3–4 (10) Rivera (1–1) Lowe (1–3) Yankee Stadium 55,278 13–6 L1
20 April 24 Twins 9–4 Crawford (2–0) Redman (1–2) Wakefield (2) Fenway Park 32,557 14–6 W1
21 April 25 Twins 6–4 (10) Wells (2–0) Beck (0–1) Hawkins (6) Fenway Park 33,177 14–7 L1
22 April 26 Twins 2–0 Nomo (3–1) Milton (3–1) Lowe (3) Fenway Park 32,222 15–7 W1
23 April 27 Royals 9–2 Castillo (3–1) Stein (1–3) Arrojo (3) Fenway Park 31,850 16–7 W2
24 April 28 Royals 2–8 Reichert (3–1) Ohka (2–1) Fenway Park 32,442 16–8 L1
25 April 29 Royals 8–11 (11) Santiago (1–0) Lowe (1–4) Hernández (5) Fenway Park 32,791 16–9 L2
May: 13–13
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
26 May 1 @ Mariners 2–0 Martínez (3–0) Halama (2–2) Arrojo (4) Safeco Field 36,642 17–9 W1
27 May 2 @ Mariners 1–5 Sele (5–0) Nomo (3–2) Safeco Field 40,170 17–10 L1
28 May 3 @ Mariners 3–10 Moyer (5–0) Castillo (3–2) Safeco Field 32,513 17–11 L2
29 May 4 @ Athletics 3–7 Heredia (2–4) Lowe (1–5) Tam (1) Network Associates Coliseum 20,631 17–12 L3
30 May 5 @ Athletics 7–1 Crawford (3–0) Zito (3–3) Network Associates Coliseum 29,248 18–12 W1
31 May 6 @ Athletics 5–4 Martínez (4–0) Lidle (0–2) Beck (2) Network Associates Coliseum 40,186 19–12 W2
32 May 8 Mariners 12–4 Nomo (4–2) Moyer (5–1) Fenway Park 32,941 20–12 W3
33 May 9 Mariners 5–10 Nelson (1–0) Arrojo (1–1) Sasaki (15) Fenway Park 31,616 20–13 L1
34 May 10 Mariners 2–5 Halama (3–3) Ohka (2–2) Sasaki (16) Fenway Park 31,428 20–14 L2
35 May 11 Athletics 6–7 Isringhausen (1–1) Beck (0–2) Tam (2) Fenway Park 32,718 20–15 L3
36 May 12 Athletics 9–3 Martínez (5–0) Heredia (2–5) Fenway Park 32,686 21–15 W1
37 May 13 Athletics 5–4 (11) Lowe (2–5) Tam (0–1) Fenway Park 31,926 22–15 W2
38 May 15 @ Twins 5–2 Castillo (4–2) Redman (2–4) Metrodome 15,332 23–15 W3
39 May 16 @ Twins 3–4 Wells (3–0) Schourek (0–2) Hawkins (13) Metrodome 22,006 23–16 L1
40 May 17 @ Twins 3–5 Radke (7–1) Arrojo (1–2) Metrodome 18,466 23–17 L2
41 May 18 @ Royals 6–3 Martínez (6–0) Stein (1–4) Kaufmann Stadium 34,154 24–17 W1
42 May 19 @ Royals 2–6 Reichert (4–4) Nomo (4–3) Kaufmann Stadium 26,853 24–18 L1
43 May 20 @ Royals 10–3 Castillo (5–2) Meadows (1–5) Kaufmann Stadium 18,596 25–18 W1
May 22 @ Yankees Postponed (rain). Makeup date June 4.
44 May 23 @ Yankees 3–7 Pettitte (5–3) Cone (0–1) Yankee Stadium 44,108 25–19 L1
45 May 24 @ Yankees 1–2 Mussina (5–4) Martínez (6–1) Rivera (13) Yankee Stadium 55,592 25–20 L2
46 May 25 Blue Jays 4–0 Nomo (5–3) Loaiza (4–5) Fenway Park 32,912 26–20 W1
47 May 26 Blue Jays 0–5 Michalak (5–3) Castillo (5–3) Fenway Park 31,035 26–21 L1
48 May 27 Blue Jays 4–2 Wakefield (2–0) Parris (3–4) Lowe (4) Fenway Park 31,420 27–21 W1
49 May 28 Yankees 3–4 Pettitte (6–3) Schourek (0–3) Rivera (15) Fenway Park 33,125 27–22 L1
50 May 29 Yankees 3–0 Martínez (7–1) Mussina (5–5) Lowe (5) Fenway Park 33,711 28–22 W1
51 May 31 @ Blue Jays 11–5 Beck (1–2) Escobar (0–4) SkyDome 21,747 29–22 W2
June: 17–11
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
52 June 1 @ Blue Jays 6–4 (11) Lowe (3–5) Koch (0–2) SkyDome 21,564 30–22 W3
53 June 2 @ Blue Jays 2–1 Schourek (1–3) Plesac (0–2) Beck (3) SkyDome 24,603 31–22 W4
54 June 3 @ Blue Jays 5–4 Pichardo (1–0) Carpenter (5–3) Lowe (6) SkyDome 24,643 32–22 W5
55 June 4 @ Yankees 6–7 Rivera (2–3) Beck (1–3) Yankee Stadium 41,771 32–23 L1
56 June 5 Tigers 4–3 (18) Wakefield (3–0) Borkowski (0–2) Fenway Park 32,814 33–23 W1
57 June 6 Tigers 3–7 Mlicki (4–6) Castillo (5–4) Anderson (2) Fenway Park 32,794 33–24 L1
58 June 7 Tigers 8–1 Wakefield (4–0) Santos (1–2) Arrojo (5) Fenway Park 32,132 34–24 W1
59 June 8 Phillies 3–2 Cone (1–1) Wolf (4–6) Lowe (7) Fenway Park 33,435 35–24 W2
60 June 9 Phillies 2–5 Daal (7–1) Martínez (7–2) Mesa (17) Fenway Park 32,944 35–25 L1
61 June 10 Phillies 5–4 Nomo (6–3) Cormier (3–1) Lowe (8) Fenway Park 32,767 36–25 W1
62 June 12 Marlins 4–2 Castillo (6–4) Dempster (6–7) Lowe (9) Fenway Park 32,816 37–25 W2
63 June 13 Marlins 2–4 Clement (3–5) Wakefield (4–1) Alfonseca (13) Fenway Park 31,637 37–26 L1
64 June 14 Marlins 6–4 Cone (2–1) Smith (3–2) Beck (4) Fenway Park 33,225 38–26 W1
65 June 15 @ Braves 9–5 (10) Beck (2–3) Cabrera (4–2) Turner Field 48,469 39–26 W2
66 June 16 @ Braves 0–8 Burkett (6–5) Nomo (6–4) Turner Field 50,524 39–27 L1
67 June 17 @ Braves 4–3 Castillo (7–4) Pérez (4–5) Lowe (10) Turner Field 45,362 40–27 W1
68 June 19 @ Devil Rays 5–4 Wakefield (5–1) Rekar (1–8) Lowe (11) Tropicana Field 12,550 41–27 W2
69 June 20 @ Devil Rays 8–2 Garcés (2–0) Rupe (4–6) Tropicana Field 12,520 42–27 W3
70 June 21 @ Devil Rays 7–4 Beck (3–3) Yan (2–3) Lowe (12) Tropicana Field 15,603 43–27 W4
71 June 22 Blue Jays 3–4 Borbón (2–3) Schourek (1–4) Koch (12) Fenway Park 33,844 43–28 L1
72 June 23 Blue Jays 6–9 File (3–1) Castillo (7–5) Koch (13) Fenway Park 33,266 43–29 L2
73 June 24 Blue Jays 2–5 Plesac (1–2) Wakefield (5–2) Koch (14) Fenway Park 32,804 43–30 L3
74 June 25 Devil Rays 12–8 Cone (3–1) Rupe (4–7) Lowe (13) Fenway Park 32,854 44–30 W1
75 June 26 Devil Rays 7–6 Beck (4–3) Zambrano (0–1) Lowe (14) Fenway Park 32,185 45–30 W2
76 June 27 Devil Rays 7–9 Creek (2–1) Schourek (1–5) Fenway Park 33,216 45–31 L1
77 June 28 Devil Rays 3–4 Colomé (1–0) Lowe (3–6) Fenway Park 33,433 45–32 L2
78 June 29 @ Blue Jays 4–8 Quantrill (7–1) Florie (0–1) SkyDome 23,055 45–33 L3
79 June 30 @ Blue Jays 7–5 Cone (4–1) Hamilton (3–6) SkyDome 28,543 46–33 W1
July: 14–12
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
80 July 1 @ Blue Jays 4–0 Arrojo (2–2) Carpenter (7–5) SkyDome 34,348 47–33 W2
81 July 2 @ Blue Jays 16–4 Nomo (7–4) Loaiza (5–9) SkyDome 38,237 48–33 W3
82 July 3 @ Indians 1–9 Westbrook (2–0) Ohka (2–3) Jacobs Field 42,520 48–34 L1
83 July 4 @ Indians 13–4 Wakefield (6–2) Burba (8–6) Jacobs Field 42,382 49–34 W1
84 July 5 @ Indians 5–4 Lowe (4–6) Rocker (3–3) Jacobs Field 42,647 50–34 W2
85 July 6 Braves 5–6 (10) Karsay (1–1) Kim (0–1) Cabrera (2) Fenway Park 33,723 50–35 L1
86 July 7 Braves 3–1 Nomo (8–4) Marquis (2–3) Lowe (15) Fenway Park 33,355 51–35 W1
87 July 8 Braves 0–8 Glavine (7–5) Ohka (2–4) Fenway Park 32,677 51–36 L1
88 July 12 @ Mets 2–4 Leiter (5–8) Wakefield (6–3) Benítez (19) Shea Stadium 37,698 51–37 L2
89 July 13 @ Mets 3–1 Cone (5–1) Appier (5–9) Lowe (16) Shea Stadium 42,219 52–37 W1
90 July 14 @ Mets 0–2 Rusch (5–5) Arrojo (2–3) Benítez (20) Shea Stadium 52,006 52–38 L1
91 July 15 @ Expos 8–5 Nomo (9–4) Thurman (4–6) Lowe (17) Olympic Stadium 32,965 53–38 W1
92 July 16 @ Expos 6–5 Pichardo (2–0) Lloyd (7–2) Lowe (18) Olympic Stadium 16,005 54–38 W2
93 July 17 @ Expos 7–11 Mattes (3–1) Wakefield (6–4) Olympic Stadium 13,348 54–39 L1
94 July 18 @ Blue Jays 5–4 Garcés (3–0) Koch (1–3) Lowe (19) SkyDome 30,449 55–39 W1
95 July 19 @ Blue Jays 3–4 Escobar (2–4) Lowe (4–7) SkyDome 30,488 55–40 L1
96 July 20 @ White Sox 7–2 Nomo (10–4) Biddle (2–6) Comiskey Park 28,740 56–40 W1
97 July 21 @ White Sox 3–10 Baldwin (7–5) Ohka (2–5) Comiskey Park 29,303 56–41 L1
98 July 22 @ White Sox 8–13 Garland (4–4) Wakefield (6–5) Howry (4) Comiskey Park 26,221 56–42 L2
99 July 24 Blue Jays 6–4 Cone (6–1) Hamilton (5–7) Lowe (20) Fenway Park 33,154 57–42 W1
100 July 25 Blue Jays 3–4 (10) Quantrill (9–2) Lowe (4–8) Koch (20) Fenway Park 33,030 57–43 L1
101 July 26 Blue Jays 6–3 Nomo (11–4) File (3–2) Beck (5) Fenway Park 32,094 58–43 W1
102 July 27 White Sox 9–5 Saberhagen (1–0) Wells (6–6) Fenway Park 33,813 59–43 W2
103 July 28 White Sox 1–3 Buehrle (8–6) Wakefield (6–6) Foulke (24) Fenway Park 33,316 59–44 L1
104 July 29 White Sox 4–3 Beck (5–3) Embree (0–3) Lowe (21) Fenway Park 33,375 60–44 W1
105 July 31 Angels 3–4 Ortiz (9–7) Garcés (3–1) Percival (28) Fenway Park 33,909 60–45 L1
August: 11–17
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
106 August 1 Angels 2–4 Schoenweis (8–8) Nomo (11–5) Levine (2) Fenway Park 33,551 60–46 L2
107 August 2 Angels 4–13 Rapp (4–9) Saberhagen (1–1) Fenway Park 33,661 60–47 L3
August 3 Rangers Postponed (rain). Makeup date August 4.
108 August 4 (1) Rangers 10–4 Cone (7–1) Helling (8–9) Fenway Park 32,249 61–47 W1
109 August 4 (2) Rangers 6–2 Wakefield (7–2) Davis (5–8) Fenway Park 32,338 62–47 W2
110 August 5 Rangers 6–3 Arrojo (3–3) Oliver (9–7) Lowe (22) Fenway Park 32,923 63–47 W3
111 August 6 Rangers 10–7 Fossum (1–0) Moreno (2–2) Lowe (23) Fenway Park 33,977 64–47 W4
112 August 7 @ Athletics 2–5 Mulder (14–6) Saberhagen (1–2) Isringhausen (22) Network Associates Coliseum 26,650 64–48 L1
113 August 8 @ Athletics 1–6 Hudson (14–6) Castillo (7–6) Network Associates Coliseum 50,863 64–49 L2
114 August 9 @ Athletics 0–6 Zito (8–7) Wakefield (7–7) Network Associates Coliseum 28,781 64–50 L3
August 10 @ Orioles Postponed (rain). Makeup date October 5.
115 August 11 @ Orioles 2–4 Towers (7–7) Cone (7–2) Roberts (2) Camden Yards 48,748 64–51 L4
116 August 12 @ Orioles 12–10 Wakefield (8–7) Johnson (10–7) Lowe (24) Camden Yards 48,037 65–51 W1
117 August 14 Mariners 3–6 (11) Paniagua (4–3) Beck (5–4) Sasaki (37) Fenway Park 33,790 65–52 L1
118 August 15 Mariners 2–6 García (14–4) Castillo (7–7) Fenway Park 33,186 65–53 L2
119 August 16 Mariners 6–4 Garcés (4–1) Sele (12–4) Urbina (16) Fenway Park 33,548 66–53 W1
120 August 17 Orioles 5-11 Towers (8–7) Wakefield (8–8) Fenway Park 33,680 66–54 L1
121 August 18 Orioles 5–1 Garcés (5–1) Johnson (10–8) Fenway Park 31,199 67–54 W1
122 August 19 Orioles 7–13 Wasdin (3–1) Pichardo (2–1) Fenway Park 33,145 67–55 L1
123 August 20 Angels 6–1 Castillo (8–7) Valdéz (8–7) Edison Field 22,891 68–55 W1
124 August 21 @ Angels 8–5 Cone (8–2) Schoenweis (10–9) Urbina (17) Edison Field 24,402 69–55 W2
125 August 22 @ Angels 2–4 Levine (7–7) Wakefield (8–9) Percival (36) Edison Field 23,017 69–56 L1
126 August 23 @ Angels 7–6 Garcés (6–1) Weber (6–2) Urbina (18) Edison Field 27,377 70–56 W1
127 August 24 @ Rangers 7–4 Beck (6–4) Michalak (6–8) Urbina (19) The Ballpark at Arlington 45,378 71–56 W2
128 August 25 @ Rangers 7–8 (18) Michalak (7–8) Lowe (4–9) The Ballpark at Arlington 43,775 71–57 L1
129 August 26 @ Rangers 4–5 Davis (8–8) Wakefield (8–10) Zimmerman (23) The Ballpark at Arlington 26,208 71–58 L2
130 August 28 @ Indians 3–8 Burba (10–8) Cone (8–3) Jacobs Field 41,408 71–59 L3
131 August 29 @ Indians 1–2 Sabathia (14–4) Fossum (1–1) Wickman (25) Jacobs Field 41,320 71–60 L4
132 August 30 @ Indians 1–3 Colón (11–10) Nomo (11–6) Wickman (26) Jacobs Field 40,616 71–61 L5
133 August 31 Yankees 1–3 Clemens (18–1) Lowe (4–10) Rivera (42) Fenway Park 33,501 71–62 L6
September: 6–15
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
134 September 1 Yankees 1–2 Hernández (1–6) Urbina (2–2) Rivera (43) Fenway Park 33,084 71–63 L7
135 September 2 Yankees 0-1 Mussina (14–11) Cone (8–4) Fenway Park 33,734 71–64 L8
136 September 4 Indians 5–8 Colón (12–10) Nomo (11–7) Wickman (29) Fenway Park 32,145 71–65 L9
137 September 5 Indians 10–7 Arrojo (4–3) Woodard (3–3) Urbina (20) Fenway Park 32,029 72–65 W1
138 September 6 Indians 4-6 Finley (6–6) Castillo (8–8) Rocker (22) Fenway Park 32,500 72–66 L1
139 September 7 @ Yankees 2–3 Hernández (2–6) Martínez (7–3) Rivera (45) Yankee Stadium 55,524 72–67 L2
140 September 8 @ Yankees 2–9 Mussina (15–11) Cone (8–5) Yankee Stadium 55,316 72–68 L3
141 September 9 @ Yankees 2–7 Pettitte (15–9) Nomo (11–8) Yankee Stadium 55,318 72–69 L4
September 10 @ Yankees Postponed (rain).[11] Not rescheduled.[12]
September 11 @ Devil Rays Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 1.
September 12 @ Devil Rays Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 2.
September 13 @ Devil Rays Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 3.
September 14 @ Orioles Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 4.
September 15 @ Orioles Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 5.
September 16 @ Orioles Postponed (9/11 attacks). Makeup date October 6.
142 September 18 Devil Rays 7–2 Nomo (12–8) Sturtze (8–12) Fenway Park 30,909 73–69 W1
143 September 19 Devil Rays 2–12 Wilson (7–8) Cone (8–6) Fenway Park 29,627 73–70 L1
144 September 20 Devil Rays 2–1 Arrojo (5–3) Creek (2–4) Beck (6) Fenway Park 29,530 74–70 W1
145 September 21 Tigers 5–2 Fossum (2–1) Murray (1–5) Urbina (21) Fenway Park 30,905 75–70 W2
146 September 22 Tigers 3–4 Pettyjohn (1–6) Arrojo (5–4) Anderson (19) Fenway Park 30,871 75–71 L1
147 September 23 Tigers 6–12 Weaver (12–15) Nomo (12–9) Fenway Park 31,333 75–72 L2
148 September 24 Orioles 1–5 Maduro (4–6) Wakefield (8–11) Fenway Park 30,114 75–73 L3
149 September 25 Orioles 7–12 Mercedes (8–17) Castillo (8–9) Fenway Park 29,726 75–74 L4
150 September 26 Orioles 9–6 Fossum (3–1) Bauer (0–3) Urbina (22) Fenway Park 31,603 76–74 W1
151 September 27 Orioles 2–4 Douglass (2–1) Wakefield (8–12) Roberts (6) Fenway Park 32,719 76–75 L1
152 September 28 @ Tigers 1–4 Weaver (13–15) Nomo (12–10) Anderson (22) Comerica Park 32,453 76–76 L2
153 September 29 @ Tigers 2–7 Sparks (13–9) Kim (0–2) Comerica Park 30,089 76–77 L3
154 September 30 @ Tigers 8–5 Castillo (9–9) Lima (6–11) Urbina (23) Comerica Park 29,229 77–77 W1
October: 5–2
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Streak
155 October 1 @ Devil Rays 3–10 Sturtze (10–12) Cone (8–7) Tropicana Field 10,775 77–78 L1
156 October 2 @ Devil Rays 3–10 Wilson (8–9) Fossum (3–2) Tropicana Field 11,266 77–79 L2
157 October 3 @ Devil Rays 10–3 Lowe (5–10) Rupe (5–12) Wakefield (3) Tropicana Field 10,985 78–79 W1
158 October 4 @ Orioles 5–4 Nomo (13–10) Wasdin (3–2) Urbina (24) Camden Yards 43,302 79–79 W2
159 October 5 (1) @ Orioles 5–0 Castillo (10–9) Kohlmeier (1–2) Camden Yards 46,746 80–79 W3
160 October 5 (2) @ Orioles 7–5 Wakefield (9–12) Roberts (9–10) Garcés (1) Camden Yards 47,927 81–79 W4
161 October 6 @ Orioles 5–1 Cone (9–7) Bauer (0–5) Camden Yards 48,807 82–79 W5
Reference:[13]

Note: the Red Sox only played 161 games, as a September 10 rainout against the Yankees in New York was not rescheduled.[11][12]

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
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
Rookie DSL Red Sox Dominican Summer League Guadalupe Jabalera
Rookie DSL cooperative Dominican Summer League  
Rookie VSL Red Sox (cooperative) Venezuelan Summer League  

In addition to the DSL Red Sox, the team shared a DSL team with the Cleveland Indians.[14]
VSL cooperative was with the Milwaukee Brewers and Minnesota Twins.[15]
Source:[16][17]

References

  1. ^ Chris Stynes Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ David Cone Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Craig Grebeck Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ a b Bill Pulsipher Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ Kevin Youkilis Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  6. ^ Justin Duchscherer Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ Joe Oliver Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  8. ^ Ugueth Urbina Statistics and History - Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ a b Baseball Almanac, Steroid Era Famous Firsts Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  10. ^ Box Score, Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox, August 6, 2001
  11. ^ a b Amore, Dom (September 11, 2001). "One Way To Stop Him". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. C1. Retrieved September 21, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
  12. ^ a b "Red Sox Back To .500". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. September 29, 2001. p. C7. Retrieved September 21, 2019 – via newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "2001 Boston Red Sox Schedule". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  14. ^ "2001 DSL Indians/Red Sox Statistics".
  15. ^ "San Joaquin (VSL) - BR Bullpen".
  16. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  17. ^ Boston Red Sox Media Guide. 2001. p. 418. Retrieved March 12, 2021 – via Wayback Machine.