1992 Boston Red Sox season

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1992 Boston Red Sox
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) JRY Trust,
Haywood Sullivan
General manager(s) Lou Gorman
Manager(s) Butch Hobson
Local television WSBK-TV, Ch. 38
(Sean McDonough, Bob Montgomery)
NESN
(Ned Martin, Jerry Remy)
Local radio WRKO
(Bob Starr, Joe Castiglione)
WROL
(Bobby Serrano, Hector Martinez)
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The 1992 Boston Red Sox season was the 92nd season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished last in the seven-team American League East with a record of 73 wins and 89 losses, 23 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays, it was the last time the Red Sox finished last in their division until 2012. The Red Sox hit seven grand slams, the most in MLB in 1992.[1]

Offseason[edit]

  • January 2, 1992: Frank Viola signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 96 66 0.593 53–28 43–38
Milwaukee Brewers 92 70 0.568 4 53–28 39–42
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549 7 43–38 46–35
Cleveland Indians 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
New York Yankees 76 86 0.469 20 41–40 35–46
Detroit Tigers 75 87 0.463 21 38–42 37–45
Boston Red Sox 73 89 0.451 23 44–37 29–52


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1992 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 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Opening Day Line Up[edit]

26 Wade Boggs 3B
  3 Jody Reed 2B
39 Mike Greenwell     LF
12 Ellis Burks CF
29 Phil Plantier RF
25 Jack Clark DH
42 Mo Vaughn 1B
  6 Tony Peña C
  2 Luis Rivera SS
21 Roger Clemens P

Roster[edit]

1992 Boston Red Sox
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 16, 1992: Bob Geren was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.[2]
  • June 27, 1992: Steve Lyons was purchased by the Boston Red Sox from the Montreal Expos.[3]
  • August 30, 1992: Jeff Reardon was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves for Nate Minchey and Sean Ross (minors).[4]

Alumni game[edit]

The team held an old-timers game on May 16, before a scheduled home game against the California Angels, the game marked the 25th anniversary of the 1967 Boston Red Sox season, known as "The Impossible Dream"; participants from the 1967 team included Mike Andrews, Jim Lonborg, Rico Petrocelli, and Carl Yastrzemski.[5] Red Sox alumni won by a 3–0 score over a team of MLB alumni from other clubs, managed by Harmon Killebrew.[5]

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos. Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Tony Peña 133 410 99 .241 1 38
1B Mo Vaughn 113 355 83 .234 13 57
2B Jody Reed 143 550 136 .247 3 40
3B Wade Boggs 143 514 133 .259 7 50
SS Luis BOb 102 288 62 .215 0 29
LF Billy Hatcher 75 315 75 .238 1 23
CF Bob Zupcic 124 392 108 .276 3 43
RF Tom Brunansky 138 458 122 .266 15 74
DH Jack Clark 81 257 54 .210 5 33

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Roger Clemens 32 246.2 18 11 2.41 208
Frank Viola 35 238 13 12 3.44 121
Joe Hesketh 30 148.2 8 9 4.36 104

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Pawtucket Red Sox International League Rico Petrocelli
AA New Britain Red Sox Eastern League Jim Pankovits
A-Advanced Lynchburg Red Sox Carolina League Buddy Bailey
A-Advanced Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League Felix Maldonado
A-Short Season Elmira Pioneers New York–Penn League Dave Holt
Rookie GCL Red Sox Gulf Coast League Frank White

[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Batting Event Finder: 1992, All Teams, Home Runs, With Runners on 123". Baseball Reference. Retrieved July 3, 2018. 
  2. ^ Bob Geren Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Steve Lyons Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Jeff Reardon Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  5. ^ a b Yantz, Tom (May 17, 1992). "He helped make it possible". Hartford Courant. p. E9. Retrieved May 24, 2018 – via newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007