The Boston Red Sox were very active this off-season, moving toward a more defense-oriented roster to address being on the wrong side of run differential last season. Here's a look at how the team looks entering the 2010 season.
The Red Sox has 59 players in Major League Spring Training camp, including 20 non-roster invitees. Here's how the roster breaks down by position:
29 pitchers (10 invitees), 6 catchers (2 invitees), 15 infielders (4 invitees) and 9 outfielders (4 invitees).
HOW THEY WERE OBTAINED:
2010 40-MAN ROSTER:
- Amateur Draft Picks (15): Bard (2006-1st round), Bates (2006-3rd round), Bowden (2005-compensation round), Brown (2000-35th round), Buchholz (2005-compensation round), Delcarmen (2000-2nd round), Ellsbury (2005- 1st round), Lester (2002-2nd round), Lowrie (2005-compensation round), Papelbon (2003- 4th round), Pedroia (2004-2nd round), Reddick (2006-17th round), Richardson (2006-5th round), Wagner (2005-9th round), Youkilis (2001-8th round)
- By Trade (9): Beckett (From Marlins, Nov. 2005), Bonser (From Twins, Dec. 2009), Hall (From Mariners, Jan. 2010), Hermida (From
Marlins, Nov. 2009), Hulett (From Royals, Nov. 2009), Lowell (From Marlins, Nov. 2005), Martinez (From Indians, July 2009), Ramirez (From Royals, Nov. 2008), Varitek (From Mariners, July 1997)
- Free Agents (9): Atchison (Dec. 2009), Beltre (Jan. 2010), Cameron (Dec. 2009), Castro (Dec. 2009), Drew (Jan. 2007), Lackey (Dec. 2009), Ortiz (Jan. 2003), Scutaro (Dec. 2009), Wakefield (April 1995)
- MLB-NPB Posting System (1): Matsuzaka (Dec. 2006)
- International Free Agent (4): Doubront (July 2004), Iglesias (Sept. 2009), Okajima (Nov. 2006), Tazawa (Dec. 2008)
- Off Waivers (1): R. A. Ramirez (From Rays, Dec. 2009)
Source: Boston Red Sox
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