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2001 Boston Red Sox season

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General manager  Dan Duquette
Local radios  WEEI, WRCA
Start date  2001
Local television  WFXT
2001 Boston Red Sox season
Managers  Jimy Williams, Joe Kerrigan
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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, 13½ games behind the New York Yankees. The Red Sox did not qualify for the postseason, as the AL wild card was the Oakland Athletics who had finished second in the American League West with a record of 102–60.

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Offseason

  • November 16, 2000: Chris Stynes was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Boston Red Sox for Michael Coleman and Donnie Sadler.
  • January 11, 2001: David Cone signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.
  • January 19, 2001: Craig Grebeck was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.
  • Transactions

  • April 18, 2001: Bill Pulsipher was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.
  • June 5, 2001: Kevin Youkilis was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 8th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2001.
  • June 12, 2001: Justin Duchscherer was traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Texas Rangers for Doug Mirabelli.
  • July 2, 2001: Joe Oliver was signed as a Free Agent with the Boston Red Sox.
  • July 31, 2001: Ugueth Urbina was traded by the Montreal Expos to the Boston Red Sox for Tomokazu Ohka and Rich Rundles (minors).
  • August 23, 2001: Bill Pulsipher was selected off waivers by the Chicago White Sox from the Boston Red Sox.
  • Famous Firsts involving the Red Sox

  • Monday, August 6, 2001 – Scott Hatteberg became the first player to hit into a triple play and hit a grand slam during the same game.
  • Sunday, September 2, 2001 – This was the first day in Major League history where the final score in four games was 1-0: Yankees 1 vs. Red Sox 0, Padres 1 vs. Diamondbacks 0, Astros 1 vs. Brewers 0, and Blue Jays 1 vs. Tigers 0.
  • Batting

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

    Other pitchers

    Relief pitchers

    References

    2001 Boston Red Sox season Wikipedia


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