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The 1995 Boston Red Sox season was the 95th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished first in the American League East with a record of 86 wins and 58 losses, as teams played 144 games (instead of the normal 162) due to the 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike. The Red Sox then lost to the American League Central champion Cleveland Indians in the ALDS.

1995 Boston Red Sox
1995 AL East Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)JRY Trust
General manager(s)Dan Duquette
Manager(s)Kevin Kennedy
Local televisionWSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
NESN
(Bob Kurtz, Jerry Remy)
Local radioWRKO
(Jerry Trupiano, Joe Castiglione)
WROL
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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OffseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

The Red Sox collected an MLB-high of 286 doubles in 1995, for an average of nearly 2 per game.[6]

Season standingsEdit

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 86 58 0.597 42–30 44–28
New York Yankees 79 65 0.549 7 46–26 33–39
Baltimore Orioles 71 73 0.493 15 36–36 35–37
Detroit Tigers 60 84 0.417 26 35–37 25–47
Toronto Blue Jays 56 88 0.389 30 29–43 27–45

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1995 American League Records

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 4–9 9–4 6–1 2–10 8–5 4–5 7–5 3–6 6–7 5–7 6–7 4–1 7–6
Boston 9–4 11–3 5–3 6–7 8–5 3–2 8–4 5–4 5–8 8–4 7–5 3–4 8–5
California 4–9 3–11 10–2 3–2 6–2 5–7 5–2 8–5 7–5 6–7 7–6 6–7 8–2
Chicago 1–6 3–5 2–10 5–8 8–4 8–5 6–7 10–3 3–2–1 7–5 4–9 5–7 6–5
Cleveland 10–2 7–6 2–3 8–5 10–3 11–1 9–4 9–4 6–6 7–0 5–4 6–3 10–3
Detroit 5–8 5–8 2–6 4–8 3–10 3–4 8–5 7–5 5–8 2–3 5–5 4–8 7–6
Kansas City 5–4 2–3 7–5 5–8 1–11 4–3 10–2 6–7 3–7 5–8 7–5 8–6 7–5
Milwaukee 5–7 4–8 2–5 7–6 4–9 5–8 2–10 9–4 5–6 7–2 3–2 5–7 7–5
Minnesota 6–3 4–5 5–8 3–10 4–9 5–7 7–6 4–9 3–4 5–7 4–8 5–8 1–4
New York 7–6 8–5 5–7 2–3–1 6–6 8–5 7–3 6–5 4–3 4–9 4–9 6–3 12–1
Oakland 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 0–7 3–2 8–5 2–7 7–5 9–4 7–6 5–8 3–7
Seattle 7–6 5–7 6–7 9–4 4–5 5–5 5–7 2–3 8–4 9–4 6–7 10–3 3–4
Texas 1–4 4–3 7–6 7–5 3–6 8–4 6–8 7–5 8–5 3–6 8–5 3–10 9–3
Toronto 6–7 5–8 2–8 5–6 3–10 6–7 5–7 5–7 4–1 1–12 7–3 4–3 3–9


Notable transactionsEdit

Opening Day Line UpEdit

10 Luis Alicea 2B
13 John Valentin SS
33 José Canseco DH
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
27 Mark Whiten RF
39 Mike Greenwell LF
15 Mike MacFarlane     C
11 Tim Naehring 3B
38 Lee Tinsley CF
36 Aaron Sele P

RosterEdit

1995 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitters

Manager

Coaches

Player statsEdit

BattingEdit

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In; SB = Stolen Bases

Starters by positionEdit

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Mike Macfarlane 115 364 82 .225 15 51 2
1B Mo Vaughn 140 550 165 .300 39 126 11
2B Luis Alicea 132 419 113 .270 6 44 13
SS John Valentin 135 520 155 .298 27 102 20
3B Tim Naehring 126 433 133 .307 10 57 0
LF Mike Greenwell 120 481 143 .297 15 76 9
CF Lee Tinsley 100 341 97 .284 7 41 18
RF Troy O'Leary 112 399 123 .308 10 49 5
DH Jose Canseco 102 396 121 .306 24 81 4

Other battersEdit

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI SB
Willie McGee 67 200 57 .285 2 15 5
Bill Haselman 64 152 37 .243 5 23 0
Reggie Jefferson 46 121 35 .289 5 26 0
Mark Whiten 32 108 20 .185 1 10 1
Chris Donnels 40 91 23 .253 2 11 0
Matt Stairs 39 88 23 .261 1 17 0
Dwayne Hosey 24 68 23 .338 3 7 6
Terry Shumpert 21 47 11 .234 0 3 3
Wes Chamberlain 19 42 5 .119 1 1 1
Carlos Rodríguez 13 30 10 .333 0 5 0
Juan Bell 17 26 4 .154 1 2 0
Rich Rowland 14 29 5 .172 0 1 0
Tuffy Rhodes 10 25 2 .080 0 1 0
Chris James 16 24 4 .167 0 1 0
Ron Mahay 5 20 4 .200 1 3 0
Dave Hollins 5 13 2 .154 0 1 0
Steve Rodriguez 6 8 1 .125 0 0 1
Scott Hatteberg 2 2 1 .500 0 0 0

PitchingEdit

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
Tim Wakefield 27 27 195.1 16 8 0 2.95 119
Erik Hanson 29 29 186.2 15 5 0 4.24 139
Roger Clemens 23 23 140.0 10 5 0 4.18 132
Rheal Cormier 48 12 115.0 7 5 0 4.07 69
Zane Smith 24 21 110.2 8 8 0 5.61 47
Mike Maddux 36 4 89.2 4 1 1 3.61 65
Vaughn Eshelman 23 14 81.2 6 3 0 4.85 41
Stan Belinda 63 0 69.2 8 1 10 3.10 57
Joe Hudson 39 0 46.0 0 1 1 4.11 29
Ken Ryan 28 0 32.2 0 4 7 4.96 34
Aaron Sele 6 6 32.1 3 1 0 3.06 21
Rick Aguilera 30 0 30.1 2 2 20 2.67 23
Alejandro Peña 17 0 24.1 1 1 0 7.40 25
Derek Lilliquist 28 0 23.0 2 1 0 6.26 9
Jeff Suppan 8 3 22.2 1 2 0 5.96 19
Mike Stanton 22 0 21.0 1 0 0 3.00 10
Frank Rodriguez 9 2 15.1 0 2 0 10.57 14
Jeff Pierce 12 0 15.0 0 3 0 6.60 12
Eric Gunderson 19 0 12.1 2 1 0 5.11 9
Mike Hartley 5 0 7.0 0 0 0 9.00 2
Tim Van Egmond 4 1 6.2 0 1 0 9.45 5
Brian Looney 3 1 4.2 0 1 0 17.36 2
Joel Johnston 4 0 4.0 0 1 0 11.25 4
Matt Murray 2 1 3.1 0 1 0 18.90 1
Brian Bark 3 0 2.1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Keith Shepherd 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 36.00 0

ALDSEdit

Game Score Date
1 Boston 4, Cleveland 5 October 3, 1995
2 Boston 0, Cleveland 4 October 4, 1995
3 Cleveland 8, Boston 2 October 6, 1995

Farm systemEdit

Game LogEdit

Red Sox Win Red Sox Loss Game Postponed Clinched Playoff Spot Clinched Division
1995 Boston Red Sox Season Game Log: 86–58 (Home: 42–30; Away: 44–28)

Reference:[26]

Postseason game logEdit

Boston Red Sox 1995 Postseason Game Log (0–3)

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bill Haselman at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Juan Bell at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Vaughn Eshelman page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Luis Alicea page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Otis Nixon at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/leagues/MLB/1995.shtml
  7. ^ Stan Belinda at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ a b Mark Whiten at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Reggie Jefferson at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Erik Hanson page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Troy O'Leary page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Zane Smith at Baseball Reference
  13. ^ Derek Lilliquist page at Baseball Reference
  14. ^ Tim Wakefield at Baseball Reference
  15. ^ Tuffy Rhodes at Baseball Reference
  16. ^ Mike Maddux page at Baseball Reference
  17. ^ Pat Burrell at Baseball Reference
  18. ^ Willie McGee at Baseball Reference
  19. ^ Rick Aguilera page at Baseball Reference
  20. ^ Wally Whitehurst at Baseball Reference
  21. ^ Mike Stanton at Baseball Reference
  22. ^ Eric Gunderson page at Baseball Reference
  23. ^ Wes Chamberlain page at Baseball Reference
  24. ^ Dwayne Hosey page at Baseball Reference
  25. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
  26. ^ "1995 Boston Red Sox Schedule". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2019.