1997 Boston Red Sox

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Season Overview

78-84 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1997 Boston Red Sox

What was the record of the 1997 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a 78-84 record. They went 39-42 at home and 39-42 on the road.

What division did the 1997 Boston Red Sox play in?

The 1997 Boston Red Sox played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1997 Boston Red Sox?

During the regular season, the 1997 Boston Red Sox went 22-26 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1997 Boston Red Sox record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Baltimore Orioles 7-5 58.3% 0
Toronto Blue Jays 6-6 50% -10
Detroit Tigers 5-7 41.7% -11
New York Yankees 4-8 33.3% 0

What was the 1997 Boston Red Sox record by month?

The 1997 Boston Red Sox had their best month in August, when they went 16-13 and had a 55.2% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 9-17 and had a 34.6% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 13-12 52% +22
May 9-17 34.6% -34
June 14-15 48.3% -12
July 15-13 53.6% +26
August 16-13 55.2% -10
September 11-14 44% +2

Did the 1997 Boston Red Sox make the Postseason?

No, the Red Sox didn't make the Postseason in 1997.

What was the run differential for the 1997 Boston Red Sox?

The Boston Red Sox finished the regular season with a run differential of -6. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Red Sox could have been expected to have about 80.5 wins, or a 80-82 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997 Boston Red Sox perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1997 Boston Red Sox went 24-25.

How did the 1997 Boston Red Sox perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1997 Boston Red Sox went 6-10 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997 Boston Red Sox?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997 Boston Red Sox was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997 Boston Red Sox?

The longest losing streak that the Boston Red Sox had during the 1997 regular season was 7 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1997 Boston Red Sox Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 @ Anaheim Angels Win 6 - 5
Thu, Apr 3, 1997 @ Anaheim Angels Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Apr 4, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Win 10 - 5
Sat, Apr 5, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Win 8 - 6
Sun, Apr 6, 1997 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Mon, Apr 7, 1997 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 6
Tue, Apr 8, 1997 @ Oakland Athletics Win 13 - 7
Wed, Apr 9, 1997 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Fri, Apr 11, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 5
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 5 (10)
Sun, Apr 13, 1997 vs Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 1
Mon, Apr 14, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 10 - 1
Tue, Apr 15, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 7 - 2
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Win 11 - 6
Thu, Apr 17, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 1 - 11
Mon, Apr 21, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 2
Tue, Apr 22, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Win 8 - 2
Wed, Apr 23, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 7 - 11
Thu, Apr 24, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 2 - 1 (12)
Fri, Apr 25, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Apr 26, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 5 - 14
Sun, Apr 27, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 13 - 7
Tue, Apr 29, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Apr 30, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Win 11 - 2
Fri, May 2, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Sat, May 3, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 7
Sun, May 4, 1997 @ Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 7
Mon, May 5, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 6, 1997 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 7
Wed, May 7, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Win 11 - 3
Thu, May 8, 1997 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 7 - 10
Fri, May 9, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 5
Sat, May 10, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 5 - 11
Sun, May 11, 1997 vs Texas Rangers Loss 6 - 8
Tue, May 13, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 9
Wed, May 14, 1997 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 2 - 6
Fri, May 16, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 11
Sat, May 17, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 0
Sun, May 18, 1997 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 7
Tue, May 20, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 1 - 10
Wed, May 21, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 10
Thu, May 22, 1997 @ New York Yankees Win 8 - 2
Fri, May 23, 1997 @ New York Yankees Win 9 - 3
Sat, May 24, 1997 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 4
Mon, May 26, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 3 - 2
Tue, May 27, 1997 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 6
Wed, May 28, 1997 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 3
Thu, May 29, 1997 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 5 (11)
Fri, May 30, 1997 vs New York Yankees Win 10 - 4
Sat, May 31, 1997 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 7
Sun, Jun 1, 1997 vs New York Yankees Loss 6 - 11 (15)
Mon, Jun 2, 1997 vs New York Yankees Loss 2 - 5
Tue, Jun 3, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 6
Wed, Jun 4, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 11 - 13
Thu, Jun 5, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 2 - 1
Fri, Jun 6, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 3 - 7
Sat, Jun 7, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 9
Sun, Jun 8, 1997 vs Cleveland Indians Win 12 - 6
Tue, Jun 10, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 7
Tue, Jun 10, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Jun 11, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 10 - 1
Thu, Jun 12, 1997 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 9 - 5
Fri, Jun 13, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 8 - 4
Sat, Jun 14, 1997 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Jun 15, 1997 @ New York Mets Win 10 - 1
Mon, Jun 16, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 5 - 4 (10)
Tue, Jun 17, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 12 - 6
Wed, Jun 18, 1997 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 4 - 2
Fri, Jun 20, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 12
Sat, Jun 21, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 15
Sun, Jun 22, 1997 @ Detroit Tigers Win 2 - 1
Mon, Jun 23, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 6
Tue, Jun 24, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 9 - 6
Wed, Jun 25, 1997 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 13 - 12
Thu, Jun 26, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 10
Fri, Jun 27, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2 (11)
Sat, Jun 28, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Jun 29, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 6
Mon, Jun 30, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 5 - 8
Tue, Jul 1, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Win 9 - 2
Wed, Jul 2, 1997 vs Florida Marlins Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jul 3, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Win 4 - 1
Fri, Jul 4, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Sat, Jul 5, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 8 - 11
Sun, Jul 6, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 8 - 7 (11)
Fri, Jul 11, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 8
Sat, Jul 12, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 3
Sun, Jul 13, 1997 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 3
Mon, Jul 14, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Win 18 - 4
Tue, Jul 15, 1997 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 5 - 7 (12)
Wed, Jul 16, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 1
Thu, Jul 17, 1997 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 12 - 9
Fri, Jul 18, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Win 7 - 0
Sat, Jul 19, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 3
Sun, Jul 20, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 7
Mon, Jul 21, 1997 @ Cleveland Indians Win 3 - 1
Tue, Jul 22, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 4 - 3
Wed, Jul 23, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 5
Thu, Jul 24, 1997 vs Oakland Athletics Win 3 - 0
Fri, Jul 25, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jul 25, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Loss 5 - 8
Sat, Jul 26, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Win 7 - 6
Sun, Jul 27, 1997 vs Anaheim Angels Win 6 - 5