2024 Boston Red Sox  

League  American League  
Division  East  
Ballpark  Fenway Park  
City  Boston  
Record  45–39 (.536)  
Owners  John W. Henry (Fenway Sports Group)  
President  Sam Kennedy  
Chief baseball officer  Craig Breslow  
Manager  Alex Cora  
Television  NESN: Dave O’Brien or Mike Monaco (playbyplay); Lou Merloni, Will Middlebrooks, Kevin Millar, Kevin Youkilis (analyst rotation); Jahmai Webster (sideline)^{[1]}  
Radio  WEEIFM / Boston Red Sox Radio Network: Joe Castiglione, Will Flemming, Sean McDonough, Lou Merloni (rotation)^{[2]}  

The 2024 Boston Red Sox season is the ongoing 124th season in Boston Red Sox franchise history, and their 113th season at Fenway Park. Alex Cora is in the final season of his contract as the team's onfield manager,^{[3]} while Craig Breslow is in his first season as the team's Chief Baseball Officer.^{[4]} The team's regular season began on March 28, with a road game against the Seattle Mariners, and is scheduled to conclude on September 29, with a home game against the Tampa Bay Rays.^{[5]}
October–December 2023


October 2023[edit]
November 2023[edit]
December 2023[edit]

January–March 2024


January 2024[edit]
February 2024[edit]
March 2024[edit]

"Truck day", when the tractortrailer carrying the team's equipment departs Fenway Park for Florida, was February 5.^{[98]} The team's first spring training contest was held on February 23, a 7–2 exhibition win over the Northeastern Huskies at JetBlue Park.^{[99]} The team's Grapefruit League schedule ran from February 24 through March 24,^{[100]}^{[101]} including games on March 9–10 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Estadio Quisqueya in the Dominican Republic, as part of MLB World Tour;^{[102]} the Red Sox won both games.^{[103]}^{[104]} The team concluded their preseason by winning two exhibition games against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on March 25–26,^{[105]} for a final preseason record of 19–12,^{[106]} along with three ties.^{[105]}
Red Sox Win  Red Sox Loss  Tie Game 
Spring Training Log (19–12)  

February (4–2)
 
March (15–10)

Order  No.  Player  Pos. 

1  16  Jarren Duran  LF 
2  11  Rafael Devers  3B 
3  10  Trevor Story  SS 
4  36  Triston Casas  1B 
5  17  Tyler O'Neill  RF 
6  7  Masataka Yoshida  DH 
7  43  Ceddanne Rafaela  CF 
8  47  Enmanuel Valdez  2B 
9  12  Connor Wong  C 
—  66  Brayan Bello  P 
Source:^{[141]}^{[142]}
March / April


March / April[edit]On March 22, the team announced that the pitching rotation to begin the season would be: Brayan Bello, Nick Pivetta, Kutter Crawford, Garrett Whitlock, and Tanner Houck.^{[143]} March 28–March 31, at Seattle Mariners Facing the Mariners in Seattle to open the season, the Red Sox won, 6–4. Tyler O'Neill homered in his fifth consecutive Opening Day game, setting a majorleague record.^{[144]}^{[145]} Rafael Devers also homered. Starting pitcher Brayan Bello allowed two runs on five hits in five innings, while recording two strikeouts, and earned the win. Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning for a save.^{[146]} Boston lost the second game of the series, 1–0. Starter Nick Pivetta held the Mariners to one run on three hits in six innings, but allowed a home run to J. P. Crawford and took the loss. Each team was held to four hits.^{[147]}^{[148]}^{[149]} The third game of the series went into extra innings after being tied, 1–1, through regulation. The Red Sox scored twice in the top of the 10th inning, but allowed three runs in the bottom of the inning for a 4–3 loss. Starter Kutter Crawford allowed one unearned run on three hits in six innings. Joely Rodríguez, the fourth of five Boston relievers, allowed three runs on two hits and took the loss. Ceddanne Rafaela had two hits and scored twice.^{[150]}^{[151]}^{[152]} The Red Sox earned a series split with a 5–1 win on Sunday. Starter Garrett Whitlock earned the win after allowing one run on three hits in five innings. Rookie Justin Slaten pitched the final 2+1⁄3 innings and earned his first majorleague save. O'Neill was 2for3, including a home run. Enmanuel Valdez had a threerun homer.^{[153]}^{[154]}^{[155]} Red Sox split the series 2–2 (14–10 runs) April 1–April 3, at Oakland Athletics The Red Sox opened a threegame series in Oakland with a 9–0 victory. Starter Tanner Houck held the A's to three hits in six innings and earned the win. Chase Anderson allowed only one hit in the final three innings and recorded a save. Jarren Duran had three hits and three stolen bases.^{[156]}^{[157]} The middle game of the series was tied, 4–4, after nine innings. After a scoreless 10th inning, Boston pushed across a run in the top of the 11th, then held Oakland scoreless in the bottom of the inning for a 5–4 win. Starter Brayan Bello had a no decision after allowing four runs on five hits in five innings. Five relievers then combined to pitch six scoreless innings, with Josh Winckowski earning the win. Trevor Story had three hits and two RBIs. Duran had another stolen base.^{[158]}^{[159]} Boston completed the series sweep with a 1–0 win, the only run of the game being driven in by Enmanuel Valdez. Duran had four hits. Starter Nick Pivetta earned the win after allowing five hits in five innings. Kenley Jansen earned the save.^{[160]}^{[161]} Red Sox won the series 3–0 (15–4 runs) April 5–April 7, at Los Angeles Angels Boston opened a threegame series in Los Angeles with an 8–6 win. Starter Kutter Crawford had a no decision after allowing one run on two hits in 4+2⁄3 innings. The Red Sox then used six relief pitchers, with Chris Martin getting the win and Kenley Jansen earning the save. Tyler O'Neill had three hits, including two home runs. Jarren Duran, Triston Casas, and Reese McGuire also homered.^{[162]}^{[163]} Trevor Story left the game in the fourth inning after apparently suffering a shoulder injury while attempting to field a ball hit by Mike Trout.^{[164]} Story was placed on the injured list the next day.^{[165]} The middle game of the series was a 2–1 win by Los Angeles. Duran drove in a run to give Boston an early lead, but reliever Greg Weissert allowed two runs (both unearned) in the sixth inning and took the loss. Starter Garrett Whitlock held the Angels to four hits in 4+1⁄3 innings.^{[166]}^{[167]}^{[168]} The Red Sox won the final game of the series, 12–2. Starter Tanner Houck held the Angels scoreless on four hits in six innings, and earned the win. Chase Anderson allowed two runs on four hits in the final three innings and recorded a save. Four different Boston batters each had two hits. McGuire had five RBIs, three coming on a home run. O'Neill, Rafael Devers, and David Hamilton also homered.^{[169]}^{[170]}^{[171]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (21–10 runs) April 9–April 11, vs. Baltimore Orioles The Red Sox played their home opener at Fenway Park on April 9. Before the game, the Red Sox celebrated the 20th anniversary of their 2004 World Serieswinning team, which broke the 86year championship drought known as the "Curse of the Bambino". The pregame ceremony was also in memory of three players and executives from that team and their family members who had since passed away: knuckleball pitcher Tim Wakefield, who had died of brain cancer on October 1st at the age of 57, Wakefield's wife Stacy, who had died of pancreatic cancer on February 29th at the age of 53, and former team President/CEO Larry Lucchino, who had died of heart failure on April 2nd at the age of 78. Tim and Stacy's children – their son Trevor and daughter Brianna – led the 2004 team in from left field, and Brianna threw the ceremonial first pitch to Jason Varitek, the current catching coach and game planning coordinator who was the captain and catcher of the 2004 team.^{[172]}^{[173]} Boston lost their 2024 home opener at Fenway Park, 7–1. The Red Sox jumped out to a first inning lead thanks to another home run from Tyler O'Neill, but errors by Jarren Duran and David Hamilton contributed to the Orioles scoring seven unanswered runs. Bello, who took the loss, threw 89 pitches over 5+1⁄3 innings of work, giving up one earned and two unearned runs with three strikeouts.^{[174]}^{[175]}^{[176]} Boston lost the second game against Baltimore, 7–5. Boston took the lead as they scored one run in the third inning on a fly ball by O’Neill that was misplayed and added two more in the fourth on a Connor Wong single. Triston Casas hit a tworun home run into the Green Monster seats in the bottom of the fifth. Starter Kutter Crawford earned his second no decision of the season after throwing five shutout innings with six strikeouts and four walks. Isaiah Campbell allowed four consecutive hits and three runs after relieving Crawford. Chris Martin threw two wild pitches in the seventh inning, giving up four runs, including a threerun home run as he took the loss. The consensus numberone prospect in baseball, Jackson Holliday, made his MLB debut for Baltimore, going 0for4 with an RBI. Former Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel earned the save for Baltimore.^{[177]}^{[178]}^{[179]} Boston lost the third game against Baltimore, 9–4 in 10 innings, suffering their first sweep of the season. Boston again took an early lead, going up 2–0 in the first inning off of a groundout from Masataka Yoshida and a double from Wilyer Abreu. Baltimore got a run back in the fifth inning thanks to a Colton Cowser home run. Anthony Santander hit a tworun home run off of Greg Weissert in the eighth inning after David Hamilton failed to touch second base on what would have been an inningending double play. Connor Wong hit a deep home run in the bottom of the inning to tie the game and send it to extra innings. Reese McGuire was ejected from the game after arguing balls and strikes, leading to the Red Sox giving up the designated hitter and clearing their injurydepleted bench as the 10th inning started. Gunnar Henderson hit a tworun home run, and the Orioles added four more runs to take a 9–3 lead. Duran hit a double to score a consolation run. Craig Kimbrel earned the win, while Isaiah Campbell took the loss.^{[180]}^{[181]}^{[182]} Red Sox lost the series 0–3 (10–23 runs) April 12–April 14, vs. Los Angeles Angels A threegame series hosting the Angels began with a 7–0 loss for the Red Sox, who were held to three hits. Starter Tanner Houck allowed seven runs (four earned) on 12 hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. Boston's infielders committed three errors in the first three innings.^{[183]}^{[184]}^{[185]} The Red Sox won the middle game of the series, 7–2, powered by 11 hits including a home run by Triston Casas. Cooper Criswell was called up from Worcester to make his first start for Boston, and allowed two runs on five hits in four innings. Greg Weissert, the first of three Boston relievers, pitched two innings and earned the win.^{[186]}^{[187]}^{[188]} Boston won the final game of the series, played on Sunday afternoon, 5–4. Starter Brayan Bello earned the win after allowing two runs on six hits in 5+1⁄3 innings. Kenley Jansen allowed one run in the ninth inning but closed out the game for a save, striking out Luis Rengifo and Mike Trout with runners on second and third. Casas, Tyler O'Neill, and Masataka Yoshida each homered.^{[189]}^{[190]}^{[191]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (12–13 runs) April 15–April 18, vs. Cleveland Guardians The opener of a fourgame home series facing the Guardians, which coincided with the 2024 Boston Marathon, was a 6–0 win for Cleveland. Boston was limited to three hits. Starter Kutter Crawford had a no decision after allowing no runs on two hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. Reliever Brennan Bernardino took the loss.^{[192]}^{[193]}^{[194]} Tyler O'Neill left the game after colliding with Rafael Devers while trying to catch a pop up; O'Neill later received eight stitches to close a cut.^{[195]} The Guardians won the second game of the series, 10–7 in 11 innings. Starter Garrett Whitlock had a no decision after allowing two runs on three hits in four innings. Boston was unable to hold a 6–5 lead in the ninth inning, as Kenley Jansen allowed a run on three hits for a blown save. Josh Winckowski, the last of six Red Sox relievers, took the loss after allowing three runs (two earned) on two hits in the 11th inning. Connor Wong, Triston Casas, and Enmanuel Valdez each homered.^{[196]}^{[197]}^{[198]} In need of a win to avoid losing the series, the Red Sox sent Tanner Houck to the mound in Game 3 against Cleveland. Houck twirled a complete game shutout—the first by a Red Sox pitcher since Nathan Eovaldi on October 4, 2022 (a rainshortened fiveinning contest)^{[199]}—while striking out 10 batters and allowing only three hits. Pablo Reyes scored from third base on a balk, Connor Wong hit a solo home run, and that was all the offense Boston required for a 2–0 win in a contest that took just 1 hour and 49 minutes.^{[200]}^{[201]}^{[202]} On Thursday afternoon, Boston was unable to split the series, losing the finale by a 5–4 score. No Red Sox batter had more than one hit; Jarren Duran had two RBIs. Opener Brennan Bernardino held Cleveland hitless in two innings of work. Cooper Criswell then allowed four runs (one earned) on three hits in 2+1⁄3 innings and took the loss.^{[203]}^{[204]}^{[205]} Red Sox lost the series 1–3 (13–21 runs) April 19–April 21, at Pittsburgh Pirates The Red Sox opened a threegame series in Pittsburgh with an 8–1 win. Wilyer Abreu and Triston Casas had firstinning home runs; Ceddanne Rafaela and Rob Refsnyder also homered. Starter Brayan Bello earned the win after limiting the Pirates to one hit in six innings. Cam Booser made his majorleague debut, allowing one hit and one run in the ninth inning.^{[206]}^{[207]}^{[208]} Boston won the second game of the series, 4–2. Starter Kutter Crawford earned the win after allowing one run on seven hits in six innings. Kenley Jansen earned his fifth save of the season, and 425th of his career, passing John Franco for sole possession of fifth place on the majorleague alltime list.^{[209]} Masataka Yoshida had three hits including a home run.^{[210]}^{[211]}^{[212]} Boston completed the series sweep with a 6–1 win on Sunday afternoon. Starter Josh Winckowski allowed one run on three hits in 3+1⁄3 innings and had a no decision. Justin Slaten, the third of four Red Sox relievers, pitched two scoreless innings and earned the win. Abreu had three hits and two RBIs.^{[213]}^{[214]}^{[215]} Red Sox won the series 3–0 (18–4 runs) April 23–April 25, at Cleveland Guardians A threegame road series in Cleveland began with a 4–1 loss. Boston starter Tanner Houck fell to 3–2 on the season after allowing two runs on five hits in six innings. The only Red Sox run came on a seventhinning home run by Wilyer Abreu. Rob Refsnyder had three hits.^{[216]}^{[217]}^{[218]} The Red Sox collected 16 hits in the middle game of the series en route to an 8–0 victory. Starter Cooper Criswell earned the win after limiting the Guardians to three hits in five innings. Connor Wong had two home runs, Rafael Devers homered, and Abreu had four hits.^{[219]}^{[220]}^{[221]} Cleveland took the final game of the series, 6–4, largely due to a fiverun second inning. Boston opener Chase Anderson allowed five runs on three hits in 1+2⁄3 innings and took the loss. Devers had three hits.^{[222]}^{[223]}^{[224]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (13–10 runs) April 26–April 28, vs. Chicago Cubs The Red Sox opened a threegame series hosting the Cubs with a 7–1 loss. Boston's only run came via a home run by Tyler O'Neill. Starter Kutter Crawford took the loss after allowing four runs (three earned) on 10 hits in six innings.^{[225]}^{[226]}^{[227]} The middle game of the series saw the Red Sox collect 21 hits in a 17–0 victory. Ceddanne Rafaela homered and had seven RBIs, Masataka Yoshida had four hits, and O'Neill had three hits including a home run. Starter Josh Winckowski left after three innings; the win went to Justin Slaten, the second of four Boston relievers. Both teams used position players to pitch late in the game. It was the most runs scored in a shutout by the Red Sox since an 18–0 win over the 1954 Philadelphia Athletics.^{[228]}^{[229]} Televised on Sunday Night Baseball, Boston won the rubber match, 5–4, on a walkoff single by O'Neill.^{[230]} Starter Tanner Houck allowed one run on four hits in 6+2⁄3 innings and had a no decision. The win went to Kenley Jansen, who retired the side in order in the top of the ninth. Jarren Duran had a tworun triple in the sixth inning and scored the gamewinning run in the ninth.^{[231]}^{[232]}^{[233]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (23–11 runs) April 30, vs. San Francisco Giants The Red Sox opened a threegame home series against the Giants with a 4–0 win. Starter Cooper Criswell earned the win after holding San Francisco to two hits in five innings. Jarren Duran and Wilyer Abreu each had three hits.^{[234]}^{[235]}^{[236]} Boston exited April with a 17–13 record, in third place of the American League East, 2+1⁄2 games behind the Orioles.^{[237]} 
May


May[edit]The Red Sox entered May in third place of the American League East, with a record of 17–13, having just defeated the Giants in the opener of a threegame series. May 1–May 2, vs. San Francisco Giants (cont'd) The Red Sox won the second game of the series, 6–2, to secure the series win.^{[238]} Starter Kutter Crawford earned the win after holding San Francisco to four hits and two runs in seven innings. Connor Wong had three hits and Jarren Duran had an RBI triple. Dominic Smith collected an RBI single in his Red Sox debut.^{[239]}^{[240]}^{[241]} San Francisco took the final game of the series, 3–1.^{[242]} Boston was limited to four hits, with the team's only run coming on an RBI double by Tyler O'Neill that scored Rafael Devers. Starter Josh Winckowski had a no decision after allowing one run on two hits in 4+1⁄3 innings. Zack Kelly took the loss after giving up two runs on four hits in 2⁄3 of an inning. Zack Short made his Red Sox debut and struck out twice. Naoyuki Uwasawa made his MLB debut and held the Giants hitless in the final two innings.^{[243]}^{[244]}^{[245]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (11–5 runs) May 3–May 5, at Minnesota Twins The Red Sox suffered a 5–2 loss in the opener of a threegame series in Minnesota. Starter Tanner Houck fell to 3–3 on the season after allowing four runs (three earned)^{[246]} on six hits in six innings. Rafael Devers drove in both Boston runs and had two of the team's four hits.^{[247]}^{[248]}^{[249]} The middle game of the series was also won by the Twins, 3–1. Boston opener Brennan Bernardino allowed one run in the first inning, and was followed by four relievers. The loss went to Cam Booser, who allowed a run on two hits in 1+1⁄3 innings. Wilyer Abreu had two of Boston's eight hits, and drove in the only run.^{[250]}^{[251]}^{[252]} The Red Sox avoided being swept with a 9–2 win on Sunday, ending a lengthy winning streak for the Twins at 12 games. Four Boston batters had two RBIs each, including Devers and Ceddanne Rafaela, who each homered. Starter Cooper Criswell had a no decision after allowing one run on five hits in 4+1⁄3 innings. The win went to Bernardino, the first of five Red Sox relievers.^{[253]}^{[254]}^{[255]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (12–10 runs) May 7–May 8, at Atlanta Braves A short twogame series in Atlanta opened with Boston losing, 4–2. Starter Kutter Crawford had a no decision after allowing two runs on five hits in six innings. Justin Slaten, the last of three Red Sox relievers, allowed two runs on two hits in one inning and took the loss. Ceddanne Rafaela had two hits and one RBI.^{[256]}^{[257]}^{[258]} Atlanta also won the second game of the series, 5–0, with former Boston pitcher Chris Sale pitching six innings and earring the win. Red Sox starter Nick Pivetta, freshly activated from the injured list, allowed five runs on seven hits in four innings and took the loss. Catcher Connor Wong was the only Boston player with two hits.^{[259]}^{[260]}^{[261]} Red Sox lost the series 0–2 (2–9 runs) May 10–May 12, vs. Washington Nationals The first game of a threegame home series hosting the Nationals began with a 5–1 loss for the Red Sox. Starter Tanner Houck fell to 3–4 on the season after allowing three runs on six hits in seven innings. Catcher Connor Wong was the only Boston player with two hits. Garrett Cooper drove in Boston's only run.^{[262]}^{[263]}^{[264]} On Saturday, Boston won the middle game of the series, 4–2. Starter Cooper Criswell had a no decision after allowing two runs on three hits in five innings. The win went to Chris Martin, the third of four Red Sox relievers. Kenley Jansen recorded his sixth save of the season. Rafael Devers had two of Boston's six hits, and drove in two runs. Wilyer Abreu hit his third home run of the season.^{[265]}^{[266]}^{[267]} The Red Sox won the series with a 3–2 victory on Sunday afternoon. Starter Brayan Bello, just activated from the injured list, improved to 4–1 on the season by holding the Nationals to two runs on four hits in five innings. Jansen recorded another save. Cooper had two hits and Ceddanne Rafaela had two RBIs.^{[268]}^{[269]}^{[270]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (8–9 runs) May 13–May 16, vs. Tampa Bay Rays The Red Sox opened a fourgame home series with a 5–3 loss to the Rays. Starter Kutter Crawford fell to 2–2 on the season after allowing four runs on seven hits in six innings. Tyler O'Neill had a threerun home run in the bottom of the first inning, accounting for all of Boston's runs.^{[271]}^{[272]}^{[273]} The second game of the series went to extra innings, with Boston starter Nick Pivetta taking a no decision after holding Tampa Bay to two runs on four hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. Tied after nine innings, 3–3, neither team scored in the 10th inning, and each team scored once in the 11th inning. The Red Sox then held the Rays scoreless in the top of the 12th, and Romy González drove in the winning run for a 5–4 Boston win. Brennan Bernardino, the last of five Red Sox relievers, earned the win. Ceddanne Rafaela recorded his fourth home run of the season.^{[274]}^{[275]}^{[276]} Tampa Bay won the third game of the series, 4–3. Red Sox batters had eight hits, but struck out 12 times. Starter Tanner Houck fell to 3–5 on the season, allowing three runs (one earned) on five hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. Rafael Devers and Wilyer Abreu each homered.^{[277]}^{[278]}^{[279]} The final game of the series was also won by the Rays, 7–5. Starter Cooper Criswell allowed five runs (three earned) on four hits in 3+2⁄3 innings, but escaped with a no decision. Kenley Jansen allowed two ninthinning runs and took the loss. Jarren Duran had three hits, including a home run. Devers also homered.^{[280]}^{[281]}^{[282]} Red Sox lost the series 1–3 (16–20 runs) May 17–May 19, at St. Louis Cardinals A threegame series in St. Louis opened with a 10–6 loss. Starter Brayan Bello fell to 4–2 on the season after allowing five runs on seven hits in 4+2⁄3 innings. Rafael Devers hit his seventh home run of the season. Connor Wong had four hits. The loss dropped Boston's winning percentage below .500, at 22–23 (.489).^{[283]}^{[284]}^{[285]} The Cardinals won the middle game of the series, 7–2, with five of their runs coming in the eighth inning. Red Sox starter Kutter Crawford had a no decision after allowing one run on six hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. The loss went to Justin Slaten, the second of three Boston relievers, who allowed five runs (four earned) on five hits in one inning. Devers again homered.^{[286]}^{[287]}^{[288]} The Red Sox avoided a sweep by winning Sunday's game, 11–3. Starter Nick Pivetta earned the win after allowing one run on one hit in six innings. Devers homered for the fifth straight game. Tyler O'Neill and David Hamilton also homered.^{[289]}^{[290]}^{[291]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (19–20 runs) May 20–May 22, at Tampa Bay Rays Boston opened a threegame series at Tropicana Field with a 5–0 win. Starter Tanner Houck improved to 4–5 on the season by holding the Rays to two hits in seven innings. Rafael Devers set a new Red Sox team record by extending his consecutivegame home run streak to six.^{[292]} Ceddanne Rafaela also homered.^{[293]}^{[294]}^{[295]} The Red Sox won the middle game of the series, 5–2. Starter Cooper Criswell had a no decision after allowing two runs on six hits in 5+1⁄3 innings. The win went to Greg Weissert, the second of four Boston relievers. Kenley Jansen recorded a save. Jarren Duran had a home run and had a steal of home. Reese McGuire also homered.^{[296]}^{[297]}^{[298]} The Red Sox completed the series sweep with an 8–5 win on Wednesday, their first sweep of the Rays at Tropicana Field since 2019.^{[299]} Starter Brayan Bello improved to 5–2 for the season, having allowed three runs on four hits in six innings. Wilyer Abreu homered.^{[300]}^{[301]}^{[302]} Red Sox won the series 3–0 (18–7 runs) May 24–May 26, vs. Milwaukee Brewers A threegame series hosting the Brewers opened with a 7–2 loss. Starter Kutter Crawford fell to 2–3 on the season after allowing six runs on seven hits in 4+1⁄3 innings. Jarren Duran and David Hamilton each had three hits. Dominic Smith homered.^{[303]}^{[304]}^{[305]} Milwaukee won the middle game of the series, 6–3. Boston starter Nick Pivetta fell to 2–3 on the season, having allowed five runs on seven hits in 3+1⁄3 innings. Ceddanne Rafaela had two hits and two RBIs.^{[306]}^{[307]}^{[308]} The Red Sox avoided a sweep with a 2–1 win on Sunday afternoon. Starter Tanner Houck had a no decision after allowing one run on seven hits in six innings. The win went to Justin Slaten, the second of three Boston relief pitchers; Kenley Jansen recorded his ninth save of the season. Wilyer Abreu had three hits.^{[309]}^{[310]}^{[311]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (7–14 runs) May 27–May 29, at Baltimore Orioles The Red Sox opened a threegame series at Camden Yards with an 11–3 loss. Starter Cooper Criswell allowed seven runs (six earned) on six his in four innings and took the loss. Romy González drove in all three Boston runs.^{[312]}^{[313]}^{[314]} The Red Sox won the middle game of the series, 8–3. Starter Brayan Bello recorded his sixth win of the season, allowing three runs on five hits in five innings. Rafael Devers had four hits and drove in two runs. Rob Refsnyder and Wilyer Abreu each homered.^{[315]}^{[316]}^{[317]} Baltimore won the final game of the series, 6–1. Boston starter Kutter Crawford fell to 2–4 on the season after allowing five runs on four hits in six innings. Connor Wong had two hits, and Dominic Smith drove in the only Red Sox run.^{[318]}^{[319]}^{[320]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (12–20 runs) May 30–May 31, vs. Detroit Tigers Hosting the Tigers for a fourgame home series, the Red Sox lost the opening game, 5–0. Starter Nick Pivetta fell to 2–4 on the season after allowing two runs on three hits in 5+1⁄3 innings. He did tie a Red Sox franchise record, first accomplished by Roger Clemens, by striking out eight consecutive batters.^{[321]} Detroit starter Jack Flaherty did not allow a hit until the seventh inning.^{[322]} Rob Refsnyder and Reese McGuire registered Boston's only hits.^{[323]}^{[324]}^{[325]} Boston won the second game of the series, 7–3. Starter Tanner Houck improved to 5–5 on the season after allowing one run on three hits in seven innings. Ceddanne Rafaela had two home runs and five RBIs.^{[326]}^{[327]}^{[328]} Boston exited May with a 29–29 record, in third place of the American League East.^{[329]} 
June


June[edit]The Red Sox entered June in third place of the American League East, with a record of 29–29, having just split the first two games of a fourgame series hosting the Tigers.^{[330]} June 1–June 2, vs. Detroit Tigers (cont'd) The third game of the series was won by Boston, 6–3. The win went to starter Cooper Criswell, who allowed one hit on four runs in five innings. Enmanuel Valdez had three hits, including two home runs, and three RBIs.^{[331]}^{[332]}^{[333]} The final game of the series was an 8–4 Detroit victory in 10 innings on Sunday afternoon. Red Sox starter Brayan Bello had a no decision after allowing four runs on eight hits in 6+1⁄3 innings. The loss went to Cam Booser after allowing four runs (three earned) on four hits in the 10th inning. Rafael Devers hit his 11th home run of the season.^{[334]}^{[335]}^{[336]} Red Sox split the series 2–2 (17–19 runs) June 4–June 5, vs. Atlanta Braves A twogame home series hosting the Braves began with an 8–3 loss. Red Sox starter Kutter Crawford fell to 2–5 on the season after allowing six runs (four earned) on five hits in six innings. Dominic Smith homered.^{[337]}^{[338]}^{[339]} The Red Sox split the series with a 9–0 win on Wednesday. Starter Nick Pivetta earned the win, allowing just one hit—a fourthinning single by Austin Riley—in seven innings. Rafael Devers had two home runs; Jarren Duran also homered.^{[340]}^{[341]}^{[342]} Red Sox split the series 1–1 (12–8 runs) June 6–June 9, at Chicago White Sox The Red Sox opened a fourgame series hosted by the White Sox with a 14–2 win, amassing 24 total hits, including four each by Jarren Duran and Ceddanne Rafaela. Jamie Westbrook, Enmanuel Valdez, and Duran all homered. Starter Tanner Houck earned his sixth win of the season, having allowed two runs on three hits in seven innings.^{[343]}^{[344]}^{[345]} The loss set a franchise record of 14 consecutive losses for the White Sox.^{[346]} Boston lost the second game of the series, 7–2. Starter Cooper Criswell allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits in 4+1⁄3 innings and took the loss. David Hamilton had two stolen bases and Duran had a steal of home.^{[347]}^{[348]}^{[349]} The White Sox won the third game of the series, 6–1. Boston's only run was a home run by Bobby Dalbec in the fifth inning. Brayan Bello fell to 6–3 on the season, having allowed five runs on nine hits in 4+2⁄3 innings.^{[350]}^{[351]}^{[352]} The Red Sox avoided a series loss with a 6–4 win in 10 innings on Sunday. Zack Kelly, serving as an opener and the first of seven Boston pitchers, did not allow a hit in two innings of work. Kenley Jansen held the White Sox to one hit and no runs in two innings of work and got the win, with Cam Booser recording a save. Hamilton had two hits, including a home run.^{[353]}^{[354]}^{[355]} Red Sox split the series 2–2 (23–19 runs) June 11–June 13, vs. Philadelphia Phillies Hosting the Phillies for three games at Fenway, the Red Sox lost the opener on Tuesday evening, 4–1. Rob Refsnyder had a sacrifice fly that accounted for Boston's only run. Starter Kutter Crawford allowed four runs (two earned) on six hits in six innings and fell to 2–6 for the season.^{[356]}^{[357]}^{[358]} Boston won the middle game of the series, 8–6. Jarren Duran had three hits and David Hamilton homered. Starter Nick Pivetta pitched four innings and had a no decision after allowing four runs on six hits. Cam Booser, the first of five Red Sox relievers, earned the win. Kenley Jansen earned his 10th save of the season.^{[359]}^{[360]}^{[361]} The Red Sox won the final game of the series, 9–3. Starter Tanner Houck earned the win, allowing three runs on eight hits in six innings. Brad Keller pitched the final three innings and earned a save. Tyler O'Neill hit a threerun home run.^{[362]}^{[363]}^{[364]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (18–13 runs) June 14–June 16, vs. New York Yankees The season's first Yankees–Red Sox rivalry matchup—a threegame series at Fenway Park—opened with an 8–1 New York win. Boston starter Brayan Bello took the loss after allowing five runs (four earned) on six hits in 4+2⁄3 innings. The Red Sox were limited to five hits, with Enmanuel Valdez driving in the team's only run.^{[365]}^{[366]}^{[367]} Boston won the middle game of the series, 8–4. Starter Cooper Criswell allowed two runs on three hits in four innings for a no decision. The win went to Justin Slaten, the first of four Red Sox relievers. Kenley Jansen recorded the final four outs for a save. Ceddanne Rafaela had three hits and Rafael Devers had two RBIs.^{[368]}^{[369]}^{[370]} Boston won the final game of the series, broadcast nationally on Sunday night, 9–3. David Hamilton had four stolen bases as the Red Sox set a singlegame franchise record with nine total steals.^{[371]} Starter Kutter Crawford allowed three runs on three hits in six innings for the win. Rafaela again had three hits, and Connor Wong had three RBIs.^{[372]}^{[373]}^{[374]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (18–15 runs) June 17–June 19, at Toronto Blue Jays Boston opened a threegame series in Toronto with a 7–3 win. Starter Nick Pivetta improved to 4–4 on the season after allowing three runs on nine hits in seven innings. Kenley Jansen recorded the final out with two men on base for a save. Tyler O'Neill had two home runs, while Rafael Devers and Ceddanne Rafaela also homered.^{[375]}^{[376]}^{[377]} The second game of the series was also won by the Red Sox, 4–3. Rafaela had three hits and O'Neill again homered. Starter Tanner Houck had a no decision after allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits in 5+2⁄3 innings. The win went to Zack Kelly, the first of four Boston relief pitchers. Jansen again had a save.^{[378]}^{[379]}^{[380]} Boston completed a series sweep with a 7–3 win on Wednesday. Starter Brayan Bello improved to 7–4 on the season after allowing two runs on seven hits in six innings. Enmanuel Valdez and Jarren Duran both homered. Duran and Romy González each had two stolen bases.^{[381]}^{[382]}^{[383]} Red Sox won the series 3–0 (18–9 runs) June 21–June 23, at Cincinnati Reds In Cincinnati, the Red Sox opened a threegame series with a 5–2 defeat. The loss went to starter Kutter Crawford, who allowed five runs (three earned) on five hits in 6+1⁄3 innings. Boston's scoring was limited to solo home runs by Connor Wong and Jarren Duran.^{[384]}^{[385]}^{[386]} In the middle game of the series, the Red Sox trailed 3–0 after three innings, but rallied to win, 4–3. Starter Nick Pivetta allowed three runs on six hits in 4+1⁄3 innings and had a no decision. Zack Kelly, the fourth of six relievers, got the win and Kenley Jansen earned his 14th save of the season. Dominic Smith homered.^{[387]}^{[388]}^{[389]} On Sunday, the Red Sox won the closing game of the series, 7–4. Opener Zack Kelly pitched 2+2⁄3 scoreless innings; the win went to Greg Weissert, the second of seven Boston relievers. Jansen again recorded a save. Wong and Rob Refsnyder each homered. Duran had three hits.^{[390]}^{[391]}^{[392]} Red Sox won the series 2–1 (13–12 runs) June 24–June 26, vs. Toronto Blue Jays The Red Sox opened a threegame home series with a 7–6 comefrombehind win over the Blue Jays, secured with a Jarren Duran walkoff hit.^{[393]} Before the game, the Red Sox honored the Boston Celtics, who had won their NBArecord 18th championship in the 2024 NBA Finals a week earlier. Celtics head coach Joe Mazzulla threw out a ceremonial first pitch along with players Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford, Derrick White, and Kristaps Porziņģis.^{[394]} Starter Tanner Houck had a no decision after allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits in 6+2⁄3 innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning and earned the win. Rafael Devers and David Hamilton both homered; Devers and Duran each had three hits.^{[395]}^{[396]}^{[397]} Boston lost the middle game of the series, 9–4, largely due to allowing Toronto to score seven runs in the third inning. Starter Brayan Bello took the loss after allowing seven runs on five hits in 2+1⁄3 innings. Devers and Tyler O'Neill each hit their 16th home run of the season.^{[398]}^{[399]}^{[400]} The final game of the series was suspended after 1+1⁄3 scoreless innings due to rain on Wednesday evening—it was scheduled to resume on August 26 at Fenway.^{[401]}^{[402]} Final game of series suspended: scheduled to resume on August 26. Series currently tied 1–1 (11–15 runs) June 28–June 30, vs. San Diego Padres A threegame series at Fenway opened with a 9–2 loss to the Padres. Nick Pivetta took the loss after allowing five runs on seven hits in four innings. Ceddanne Rafaela had three hits and Rafael Devers homered.^{[403]}^{[404]}^{[405]} The middle game of the series was also won by San Diego, 11–1. Starter Tanner Houck fell to 7–6 on the season after allowing eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits in 4+1⁄3 innings. Boston's only run came on a homer by Jarren Duran. First baseman Dominic Smith pitched a scoreless ninth inning for the Red Sox.^{[406]}^{[407]}^{[408]} Boston avoided a series sweep by winning Sunday's game, 4–1. Starter Josh Winckowski held the Padres scoreless in five innings of work while allowing four hits to earn the win. Kenley Jansen recorded a save. Devers and Duran each homered.^{[409]}^{[410]}^{[411]} Red Sox lost the series 1–2 (7–21 runs) Boston finished June in third place of the American League East, with a record of 44–39.^{[412]} 
The Red Sox entered July in third place of the American League East, with a record of 44–39, 8+1⁄2 games behind the divisionleading Baltimore Orioles.^{[412]} The Red Sox began the month with a day off.
July 2–July 4, at Miami Marlins
Boston opened a threegame series in Miami with an 8–3 win. Starter Kutter Crawford earned the win, having allowed one run on three hits in six innings. Jarren Duran and Ceddanne Rafaela each homered. Masataka Yoshida had three hits.
AL East  W  L  Pct.  GB  Home  Road 

Baltimore Orioles  54  31  0.635  —  29–17  25–14 
New York Yankees  54  33  0.621  1  24–15  30–18 
Boston Red Sox  45  39  0.536  8½  20–23  25–16 
Tampa Bay Rays  43  42  0.506  11  23–25  20–17 
Toronto Blue Jays  39  46  0.459  15  21–22  18–24 
American League Wild Card[edit]

Red Sox team leaders[edit]
Updated through game of July 2.

Note: all times local to Boston (ET)
#  Date  Day  Opponent  Time 

86  July 3  Wednesday  at Marlins  6:40 p.m. 
87  July 4  Thursday  at Marlins  1:10 p.m. 
88  July 5  Friday  at Yankees  7:05 p.m. 
89  July 6  Saturday  at Yankees  1:05 p.m. 
90  July 7  Sunday  at Yankees  7:10 p.m.† 
—  July 8  Monday  no game  
91  July 9  Tuesday  vs. Athletics  7:10 p.m. 
92  July 10  Wednesday  vs. Athletics  7:10 p.m. 
93  July 11  Thursday  vs. Athletics  7:10 p.m. 
94  July 12  Friday  vs. Royals  7:10 p.m. 
95  July 13  Saturday  vs. Royals  4:10 p.m. 
96  July 14  Sunday  vs. Royals  1:35 p.m. 
† Broadcast on ESPN (Sunday Night Baseball)
Source:^{[415]}^{[416]}
Red Sox players who made their MLB debuts during the 2024 regular season:
Transactions of/for players on the 40man roster during the 2024 regular season:
April


April[edit]

May


May[edit]

Player  Details 

Chris Murphy  March 18, 2024: Murphy undergoes an MRI after experiencing elbow discomfort.^{[477]}
April 10, 2024: The team announces that Murphy successfully underwent Tommy John surgery and will miss the rest of the season.^{[478]}^{[479]} 
Trevor Story  April 5, 2024: Story exits game after injuring his shoulder from diving to field a groundball.^{[480]}
April 12, 2024: Story has seasonending shoulder surgery.^{[481]} 
Garrett Cooper  April 30: Cooper exits game after being hit in the wrist by a 94.8mph fastball by Sean Hjelle. The team called his injury a "right wrist contusion."^{[482]}
May 22: Cooper is scratched from the lineup against Tampa Bay due to right shoulder discomfort.^{[483]} 
Tyler O'Neill  May 5, 2024: O'Neill leaves game with right knee soreness.^{[484]} 
Garrett Whitlock  May 16, 2024: Whitlock begins feeling soreness in his elbow after his May 15, 2024, outing with Worcester.^{[485]}
May 20, 2024: In a postgame interview Alex Cora reveals that Whitlock has ligament damage.^{[486]} May 25, 2024: Whitlock informs reporters that he will undergo surgery on his injured elbow and as a result will no longer pitch in the 2024 season.^{[487]} 
In November 2023, the team announced which uniforms it would wear during the season:^{[488]}
Red Sox Win  Red Sox Loss  Game Postponed 
2024 Boston Red Sox Season Game Log: 45–39 (Home: 20–23; Away: 25–16)  

March/April: 17–13 (Home: 6–8; Away: 11–5)
 
May: 12–16 (Home: 6–8; Away: 6–8)
 
June: 15–10 (Home: 8–7; Away: 7–3)
 
July: 1–0 (Home: 0–0; Away: 1–0)
 
August: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Away: 0–0)
 
September: 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Away: 0–0)

No.  Date  Red Sox batter  H/A  Pitcher  Opposing team  Ref. 

None to date 
No.  Date  Red Sox personnel  H/A  Opposing team  Ref. 

1  April 11  Reese McGuire  H  Baltimore Orioles  ^{[490]} 
2  June 8  Alex Cora  A  Chicago White Sox  ^{[491]} 
Source:^{[492]}
See also: Minor League Baseball and Boston Red Sox minor league players 
Minorleague managers and other personnel were announced on February 1.^{[493]}
Level  Team  League  Division  Manager  Notes 

TripleA  Worcester Red Sox  International League  Northeast  Chad Tracy  
DoubleA  Portland Sea Dogs  Eastern League  Northeast  Chad Epperson  
HighA  Greenville Drive  South Atlantic League  South  Iggy Suarez  
SingleA  Salem Red Sox  Carolina League  North  Liam Carroll  
Rookie  FCL Red Sox  Florida Complex League  South  Jimmy Gonzalez Tom Kotchman 

DSL Red Sox Blue  Dominican Summer League 
North  Sandy Madera  
DSL Red Sox Red  Amaury Garcia 