Copyright 1999- Red Sox set roster for 2007 World Series. He did not heat up until Game 3 of the World Series, where he had 4 hits and 2 doubles. The 2007 Boston Red Sox team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2007 season. Drew would be an easy inclusion here, but his grand slam in the ALCS took him out of that discussion in my opinion.

Five rookies stick out in particular. Part of the Baseball Almanac Family. Matsuzaka, at least from where I’m sitting, doesn’t really get the credit he probably deserves for being a very solid starter and, more importantly, always being there to take the mound that season. document.write(update); On December 13, 2006, the day before the deadline, Matsuzaka signed a six-year contract worth $52 million. But a championship takes an entire team effort, and Matsuzaka was a significant part of that. As it turns out, all three of the players I ended up choosing here were on the pitching side. Éric Gagné gave up the only run, giving up a ground-rule double to Maicer Izturis in the bottom of the ninth, then advancing Izturis to third on a wild pitch before giving up a sacrifice fly to Howie Kendrick that scored Izturis. Mike Lowell and pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka each had two RBIs, and Manny Ramírez was called out at home on a controversial, but ultimately correct, tagout call.

I think part of being an underappreciated player, especially on a team that wins a championship and then inherently gets all of that attention, is that you serve a role that is often underppreciated. Like, at all. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. Drew, Jacoby Ellsbury, Bobby Kielty, Manny Ramirez. Despite that rocky outing, though. The southpaw appeared in 61 games over the course of the 2007 season after being acquired for virtually nothing (the Red Sox traded a player …

Now, it should be noted that this is an inherently subjective exercise. His comments seemed laissez faire at the time, as many members of the Boston media chose to interpret them as meaning that Manny would not put forth his best effort in the games to come and would thus disrupt his team's ability to compete.

• Cook: Postgame | Report Card | Command Drew also hit the second of four consecutive home runs the last time this happened, when the Los Angeles Dodgers did it against the San Diego Padres on September 18, 2006. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. The veteran’s presence on the roster will loom large this winter. Trot Nixon, also a free agent, signed with the Cleveland Indians, creating the need for a right fielder. Six members of the Red Sox were chosen to play in the season's all-star game.

But the Sox put it away, with rookies Dustin Pedroia and Jacoby Ellsbury combining to drive in three in the eighth inning, and Mike Lowell scoring the final Sox run in the ninth to seal a 10–5 win that put the Red Sox one game away from their second World Series Championship in four years.

They played their home games at Fenway Park (Park Factors: 0/0) where 2,970,755 fans witnessed their 2007 Red Sox finish the season with a .593 winning percentage. That series was also the first series since the 1990 season that the Red Sox swept the Yankees in a three-game series at Fenway.[17]. 2007 Boston Red Sox Roster The 2007 Boston Red Sox played 162 games during the regular … Then he gave up a double to Mike Lowell that scored Youkilis and Ortiz. Boston won with a bid of US$51.1 million and had 30 days to complete a deal. The Sox tacked five more on, and win Game 1, 10–3.

Pedroia ended batting .317 which ranked 10th among all American League players.