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The Rest of the Best

The scoop on everyone who played in at least one game for the 2004 Red Sox but did not make the postseason roster. Stats shown are from 2004 with Boston.

Terry Adams Terry Wayne Adams, #53
Born: 3/6/73  Height: 6'3"  Weight: 180  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

The Red Sox acquired Adams in a trade for minor leaguer John Hattig on July 24. He made his first appearance the following night, and pitched in 19 games for the Sox down the stretch. He earned the win in relief against Anaheim on September 1 with 2 1/3 scoreless innings.
2-0  6.00  19  27.0  35  19  18  21 

Abe Alvarez Abraham (Abe) Alvarez, #59
Born: 10/17/82  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 190  Bats: Left  Throws: Left   Position: P

Alvarez was drafted by the Red Sox in 2003. He made his major league debut July 22, 2004, when he was called up from Double-A Portland to start the first game of a doubleheader against Baltimore. He is legally blind in his left eye.
0-1  9.00  5.0 

James Drew (Jimmy) Anderson, #56
Born: 1/22/76  Height: 6'1"  Weight: 195  Bats: Left  Throws: Left   Position: P

Anderson was acquired by the Red Sox on July 2 when they traded minor leaguer Andrew Shipman to the Cubs. He appeared in five games for the Sox, including two scoreless innings in a win over Oakland on July 6. When they released him the following month, the Cubs re-signed him.
0-0  6.00  6.0  10 

Pedro Astacio Pedro Julio Astacio, #39
Born: 11/28/68  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 210  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

The veteran major leaguer was signed to a minor league deal by the Red Sox on June 30 as he rehabbed from rotator cuff surgery, and joined the big league club on September 5. He appeared in five games, including a start in Game 2 of a doubleheader on October 2.
0-0  10.38  8.2  13  10  10 

Jamie Brown Jamie Monroe Brown, #52
Born: 3/31/77  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 200  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

Brown was called up from Pawtucket and made his major league debut on May 20 in Tampa Bay. He appeared in three more games before being sent back down.
0-0  5.87  7.2  15 

Ellis Burks Ellis Rena Burks, #25
Born: 9/11/64  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 205  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: DH

Burks made his major league debut with the Red Sox in 1987 and won a Gold Glove in 1990. He went on to play for four other teams and amass over 350 home runs. In 2004, he signed with the Red Sox for his final season. He got into nine games in April before undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, and returned in September for two more games, picking up hits in both.
11  33  .182  .270  .273 

Frank Castillo Frank Anthony Castillo, #37
Born: 4/1/69  Height: 6'1"  Weight: 198  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

After pitching in the Red Sox rotation in 2001 and 2002, Castillo signed a minor league deal in 2004. The Sox called him up in April, and he pitched in relief in two games.
0-0  0.00  1.0 

Cesar Crespo Cesar Antonio Crespo, #31
Born: 5/23/79  Height: 5'11" Weight: 190  Bats: Switch Throws: Right  Pos: SS, 2B, OF

Crespo made the team out of spring training. He played in 52 games over the first half, including 16 starts. He served mostly as a shortstop, but also saw time at second base and in the outfield.
52  79  13  20  .165  .165  .215 

Brian Daubach Brian Michael Daubach, #23
Born: 2/11/72  Height: 6'1"  Weight: 200  Bats: Left  Throws: Right  Position: 1B, OF

Daubach returned to the team he had played for from 1999 to 2002 after a year with the White Sox. He played regularly at first base and in the outfield throughout May. His eighth inning double in Toronto on May 14 knocked in the winning run.
30  75  17  10  21  .227  .326  .413 

Lenny DiNardo Leonard Edward (Lenny) DiNardo, #55
Born: 9/19/79  Height: 6'4"  Weight: 195  Bats: Left  Throws: Left   Position: P

DiNardo was claimed by the Red Sox from the Mets in the Rule 5 draft, and they managed to keep him on the roster or disabled list all year. He made his major league debut in Yankee Stadium on April 23 with a 1-2-3 ninth. He did not allow a run in his first four games and was solid throughout the first half. He went on the D.L. on July 9 and returned to the team in September.
0-0  4.23  22  27.2  34  17  13  12  21 

Andy Dominique Andrew John (Andy) Dominique, #39
Born: 10/30/75  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 220  Bats: Right  Throws: Right  Position: 1B, C

Dominique was called up from Pawtucket and made his major league debut on May 25. He served mostly as a pinch-hitter, but got a start at first base on June 9. He got his first major league hit on May 30, with an eighth-inning single that knocked in a run and tied the game. He singled again in the tenth, and the Red Sox went on to win in twelve.
11  .182  .182  .182 

Nomar Garciaparra Anthony Nomar (Nomar) Garciaparra, #5
Born: 7/23/73  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 190  Bats: Right  Throws: Right  Position: SS

Garciaparra missed the first two months of the season with an Achilles heel injury. He returned to the lineup on June 9, and singled in his first at-bat. He hit a grand slam on June 22, and went 8-for-13 with 3 RBI in a July series against the Rangers. On July 31, he was traded to the Cubs in a four-team deal that netted the Sox Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz.
38  156  24  50  21  16  .321  .367  .500 

Ricky Gutierrez Ricardo (Ricky) Gutierrez, #16
Born: 5/23/70  Height: 6'1"  Weight: 175  Bats: Right  Throws: Right  Position: 2B, SS

Gutierrez was acquired from the Cubs on July 21. He backed up second base and shortstop when Nomar Garciaparra, Mark Bellhorn, and Pokey Reese were injured. He played in 21 games, starting 8. On August 27 against Texas he went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI and a stolen base.
21  40  11  .275  .310  .300 

Adam Hyzdu Adam Davis Hyzdu, #37
Born: 12/6/71  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 210  Bats: Right  Throws: Right  Position: OF

After having played in the minors with the Red Sox in 1996 and 1999, Hyzdu signed as a minor league free agent before the 2004 season, marking his third stint with the organization. This time he saw major league action with the club, playing in 17 games as a pinch-runner or defensive replacement after being called up in September.
17  10  .300  .364  .800 

Bobby Jones Robert Mitchell (Bobby) Jones, #36
Born: 4/11/72  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 185  Bats: Right  Throws: Left   Position: P

When Jones pitched to Jason Varitek on April 11, it marked the first time in major league history that two battery-mates who shared a birthday played together on their birthday. He pitched two solid innings in a Red Sox win on April 7, but struggled with his control after that, walking 7 batters in his final 1 1/3 innings of work.
0-1  5.40  3.1 

Byung-Hyun Kim Byung-Hyun Kim, #51
Born: 1/19/79  Height: 5'11"  Weight: 180  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

Kim opened the season on the D.L. with a right shoulder strain. He won his first start of he year April 29, and made two more starts in May before being optioned to Pawtucket. He returned in September and made 4 relief appearances.
2-1  6.23  17.1  17  15  12 

Mark Malaska Dennis Mark (Mark) Malaska, #46
Born: 1/17/78  Height: 6'3"  Weight: 190  Bats: Left  Throws: Left   Position: P

Malaska made the team out of spring training, and started the year with 5 scoreless appearances. He pitched 2 perfect innings on April 11 and picked up the win. He was sent to Pawtucket in May but returned for two more stints with the big league club in June and July.
1-1  4.50  19  20.0  21  11  10  12  12 

Anastacio Martinez Anastacio Euclides Martinez, #67
Born: 11/3/78  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 180  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

Anastacio Martinez made his major league debut on May 22, when he went 1 inning in relief and picked up the win. He threw 7 scoreless innings over a five-game stretch from May 27 to June 4. He went down to Pawtucket on June 16, and returned for one more game on July 2.
2-1  8.44  11  10.7  13  10  10 

Sandy Martinez Angel Sandy (Sandy) Martinez, #58
Born: 10/8/70  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 200  Bats: Left  Throws: Right  Position: C

Sandy Martinez was acquired from the Indians on August 31 and joined the team in September. He got into three games with the Red Sox.
.000  .000  .000 

David McCarty David Andrew McCarty, #10
Born: 11/23/69  Height: 6'5"  Weight: 210  Bats: Right  Throws: Left  Pos: 1B, OF, P

McCarty played in 91 games for the Red Sox, and displayed the ultimate versatility. He played first base, left field, and right field, served as a pinch-hitter more often than anyone else on the team, and even tried his hand as a lefty reliever in three games. At the plate, he served as hero on more than one occasion. On May 11, he hit a pinch-hit two-run triple in the bottom of the eighth to knock in the winning runs in a 5-3 victory. On May 30, he hit a 3-0 pitch into the center field bleachers for a 12th inning walkoff home run. On the mound, he got into three games, all Red Sox losses. On April 9, in the home opener, he gave up a run in 2/3 of an inning, when the rest of the bullpen was spent after an extra-inning game the night before. On June 12, he came in from left field to pitch the ninth in a 14-5 blowout, and retired the Dodgers in order, striking out one. On October 3, the final game of the season, he pitched two scoreless innings in Baltimore, giving up only one hit and striking out three.
89  151  24  39  17  14  40  .258  .327  .404 
0-0  2.45  3.2 

Joseph George (Joe) Nelson, #57
Born: 10/25/74  Height: 6'2"  Weight: 185  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

Nelson was called up from Pawtucket on July 9, and pitched a scoreless inning in the Sox' win the next night. He appeared in two more games before being sent back down.
0-1  5.40  3.1 

Phil Seibel Phillip Matthew (Phil) Seibel, #53
Born: 1/28/79  Height: 6'1"  Weight: 195  Bats: Left  Throws: Left   Position: P

Seibel was called up by the Red Sox on April 15, and made his major league debut that night aginst Baltimore. Three days later, he pitched 3 2/3 scoreless innings against the Yankees.
0-0  0.00  3.2 

Earl Clifford Snyder, #37
Born: 5/6/76  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 207  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: 3B

In Triple-A, Snyder tied the PawSox home run record with 36 round-trippers, and set a new RBI record with 103. He finally got called up to Boston on August 17, when Kevin Youkilis went on the disabled list. He started the game the next day, and went 1-for-4. He was sent back down on August 20, when Mark Bellhorn returned from the D.L.
.250  .250  .250 

Scott Williamson Scott Ryan Williamson, #48
Born: 2/17/76  Height: 6'0"  Weight: 185  Bats: Right  Throws: Right   Position: P

Williamson pitched effectively for the Red Sox in 14 outings in April and May. On April 25 in Yankee Stadium, he pitched two perfect innings to pick up the save. He went on the disabled list May 21 and returned on June 12. He did not allow a run in his 7 June appearances, but went back on the D.L. on July 2. He returned on September 10, and gave up only one earned run the rest of the season.
0-1  1.26  28  28.2  11  18  28 

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