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Red Sox facts and figures

Red Sox facts and figures

Hitting stats
The Red Sox still managed the best offense in the Majors in 2005. Boston led all of baseball in batting average (.280), slugging percentage (.453), on-base percentage (.356), runs (900), hits (1,568), RBIs (853) and walks (645). The only major offensive category the Red Sox didn't reign in was home runs. Boston belted 196 homers, which was good enough for fifth in the American League and sixth in the Majors.
MLB hitting stats

David Ortiz led Boston hitters with 47 home runs and 148 RBIs. Manny Ramirez was right behind the designated hitter in the order and in numbers; the slugger had 45 homers and 144 RBIs. Johnny Damon (.316) led the team in batting average.
Red Sox hitting stats

Pitching stats:

The pitching staff lost Pedro Martinez and Derek Lowe to free agency in the offseason and then saw Curt Schilling and Keith Foulke suffer injuries in 2005. The result? The staff finished 11th in the American League with a 4.76 ERA. Boston ranked ninth in the league in strikeouts (952) and 11th in earned runs allowed (751). The bright side was that the Red Sox were ranked third in the AL with only 431 walks issued.
MLB pitching stats

Tim Wakefield led the starters in wins (16), losses (12), ERA (4.15), innings (225 1/3), strikeouts (150) and complete games (3). Schilling went 8-8 a year after going 21-6 for the Red Sox and also spent time in an injury-plagued bullpen. Mike Timlin and Foulke each had 19 saves.
Red Sox pitching stats

Fielding stats:

Boston ranked 10th in the American League with a .982 fielding percentage.
MLB fielding stats

The Red Sox also turned the third-lowest number of double plays (135) in the league and committed 109 errors, which ranked 10th in the AL. In his first season at shortstop for the Red Sox, Edgar Renteria made 30 errors and posted a .954 fielding percentage.
Red Sox fielding stats

Career postseason
Bronson Arroyo (9 G, 16 IP, 0-0, 6.75 ERA)
Chad Bradford (8 G, 8 1/3 IP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Matt Clement (2 G, 12 1/3 IP, 1-1, 5.11 ERA)
Alex Cora (4 G, .133, 0 HR, 1 RBI)
Johnny Damon (29 G, .288, 4 HR, 13 RBIs)
Tony Graffanino (12 G, .214, 0 HR, 1 RBI)
Chad Harville (4 G, 2 IP, 0-0, 9.00 ERA)
Kevin Millar (26 G, .239, 2 HR, 9 RBIs)
Doug Mirabelli (9 G, .294, 0 HR, 0 RBIs)
Bill Mueller (33 G, .254, 1 HR, 4 RBIs)
Mike Myers (7 G, 4 1/3 IP, 0-0, 6.23 ERA)
Trot Nixon (35 G, .267, 5 HR, 21 RBIs)
John Olerud (63 G, .278, 9 HR, 34 RBIs)
David Ortiz (35 G, .298, 7 HR, 31 RBIs)
Manny Ramirez (78 G, .256, 18 HR, 44 RBIs)
Edgar Renteria (52 G, .247, 1 HR, 17 RBIs)
Curt Schilling (15 G, 109 1/3 IP, 8-2, 2.06 ERA)
Mike Timlin (37 G, 41 1/3 IP, 0-2, 3.92 ERA)
Jason Varitek (36 G, .250, 9 HR, 21 RBIs)
Tim Wakefield (15 G, 59 1/3 IP, 5-4, 6.07 ERA)
David Wells (25 G, 113 1/3 IP, 10-3, 3.18 ERA)
Kevin Youkilis (1 G, .000, 0 HR, 0 RBIs)

Compiled by Jordan Bastian

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