Biggest All Time Boston Red Sox Blown Leads

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What is the biggest Boston Red Sox blown lead of all time?

The largest blown lead in Boston Red Sox history is 10 runs. The Red Sox were leading 10-0 in the top of the 7th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on Jun 4, 1989, and ended up losing the game 11-13 in extra innings.

Biggest Boston Red Sox Collapses

Date Opponent Largest Lead Final Score
1 Sun, Jun 4, 1989 vs Toronto Blue Jays 10 10-0, Top 7th 11-13
2 Sat, Apr 21, 2012 vs New York Yankees 9 9-0, Top 6th 9-15
Tue, Jun 30, 2009 @ Baltimore Orioles 9 10-1, Bot 7th 10-11
Fri, Jun 26, 1987 @ New York Yankees 9 9-0, Bot 3rd 11-12
Tue, Apr 18, 1950 vs New York Yankees 9 9-0, Top 6th 10-15
Sun, Aug 2, 1936 @ Chicago White Sox 9 10-1, Bot 5th 11-12
7 Sun, Sep 2, 1956 vs Baltimore Orioles 8 8-0, Top 3rd 10-11
8 Fri, Jun 12, 2015 vs Toronto Blue Jays 7 8-1, Top 5th 10-13
Sat, Jun 28, 2003 vs Florida Marlins 7 9-2, Top 8th 9-10
Mon, May 3, 1999 @ Oakland Athletics 7 7-0, Bot 3rd 11-12
Wed, Jun 4, 1997 @ Milwaukee Brewers 7 7-0, Bot 3rd 11-13
Mon, Sep 28, 1987 @ New York Yankees 7 7-0, Bot 6th 7-9
Mon, Jul 6, 1987 @ California Angels 7 7-0, Bot 7th 7-10
Sun, Apr 10, 1983 @ Texas Rangers 7 7-0, Bot 3rd 7-9
Tue, Sep 1, 1970 vs Detroit Tigers 7 8-1, Top 4th 9-10
Thu, Jun 25, 1970 vs Baltimore Orioles 7 7-0, Top 6th 8-13
Wed, Jul 31, 1940 @ Cleveland Indians 7 7-0, Bot 4th 11-12
Sun, Jul 27, 1930 @ St. Louis Browns 7 9-2, Bot 8th 9-10
Thu, Sep 27, 1928 @ Cleveland Indians 7 7-0, Bot 1st 10-14
Wed, Sep 7, 1927 vs New York Yankees 7 8-1, Top 6th 10-12
Sun, Jun 12, 1927 @ Detroit Tigers 7 8-1, Bot 4th 10-11
Tue, Jul 8, 1924 vs St. Louis Browns 7 7-0, Top 3rd 7-8
Wed, Jul 20, 1921 @ St. Louis Browns 7 7-0, Bot 4th 9-10
24 Fri, May 27, 2022 vs Baltimore Orioles 6 8-2, Top 7th 8-12
Mon, Sep 6, 2021 vs Tampa Bay Rays 6 7-1, Top 4th 10-11
Sat, Jun 22, 2019 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6 6-0, Top 4th 7-8
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 vs Kansas City Royals 6 9-3, Top 7th 9-10
Thu, Aug 23, 2012 vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 6 6-0, Top 3rd 13-14
Fri, Aug 13, 2010 @ Texas Rangers 6 8-2, Bot 4th 9-10
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 @ Kansas City Royals 6 8-2, Bot 5th 9-12
Sat, Aug 27, 2005 vs Detroit Tigers 6 6-0, Top 4th 8-12
Sun, Jun 1, 2003 @ Toronto Blue Jays 6 6-0, Bot 3rd 8-11
Thu, Jun 1, 2000 vs Kansas City Royals 6 8-2, Top 6th 11-13
Tue, Jun 18, 1996 @ Cleveland Indians 6 6-0, Bot 2nd 7-9
Thu, May 7, 1992 @ Chicago White Sox 6 6-0, Bot 2nd 6-7
Wed, Aug 2, 1989 vs Baltimore Orioles 6 6-0, Top 6th 8-9
Tue, Jun 19, 1984 vs Baltimore Orioles 6 7-1, Top 8th 7-9
Fri, Aug 19, 1983 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6 6-0, Top 3rd 7-8
Tue, Aug 25, 1981 @ California Angels 6 6-0, Bot 3rd 7-8
Wed, Sep 24, 1980 @ Baltimore Orioles 6 7-1, Bot 3rd 9-12
Tue, Jul 31, 1979 @ Cleveland Indians 6 10-4, Bot 7th 10-11
Sun, Aug 15, 1976 @ Oakland Athletics 6 6-0, Bot 5th 7-8
Sat, Apr 17, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers 6 7-1, Bot 3rd 9-10
Sat, Aug 29, 1970 @ Chicago White Sox 6 7-1, Bot 6th 9-13
Mon, Jun 22, 1970 vs Baltimore Orioles 6 6-0, Top 2nd 8-9
Sat, Apr 30, 1966 vs California Angels 6 9-3, Top 8th 9-16
Wed, Jul 25, 1956 @ Kansas City Athletics 6 6-0, Bot 7th 6-9
Fri, May 28, 1954 vs New York Yankees 6 9-3, Top 6th 9-10
Wed, Jun 29, 1949 vs New York Yankees 6 7-1, Top 5th 7-9
Sat, Jun 4, 1949 @ Detroit Tigers 6 7-1, Bot 4th 9-10
Wed, Aug 4, 1948 @ St. Louis Browns 6 6-0, Bot 1st 8-9
Tue, May 18, 1948 @ Detroit Tigers 6 6-0, Bot 6th 7-10
Wed, Sep 20, 1944 @ Cleveland Indians 6 6-0, Bot 2nd 10-11
Thu, Aug 22, 1940 vs Detroit Tigers 6 8-2, Top 3rd 8-9
Sun, Apr 26, 1936 vs New York Yankees 6 6-0, Top 2nd 9-12
Thu, May 10, 1934 vs Cleveland Indians 6 6-0, Top 5th 10-11
Wed, May 2, 1934 vs Philadelphia Athletics 6 6-0, Top 5th 11-12
Mon, Jun 13, 1932 @ Chicago White Sox 6 6-0, Bot 6th 6-7
Tue, Apr 26, 1927 vs Philadelphia Athletics 6 7-1, Top 6th 8-9
Tue, Apr 14, 1925 @ Philadelphia Athletics 6 6-0, Bot 7th 8-9
Tue, Oct 2, 1917 vs Washington Senators 6 6-0, Top 4th 7-9
Fri, Jul 30, 1915 vs Detroit Tigers 6 6-0, Top 6th 6-7
Sat, Jun 27, 1908 @ New York Highlanders 6 6-0, Bot 4th 6-7
Mon, Apr 20, 1903 vs Philadelphia Athletics 6 6-0, Top 7th 7-10

What is the biggest 9th inning collapse in Boston Red Sox history?

The largest lead the Boston Red Sox have blown in the 9th inning is 5 runs, which they've done 5 times. The most recent 5 run blown lead in the 9th inning was on Jun 8, 1998, when the Red Sox were ahead 6-1 in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Atlanta Braves, and blew the lead and lost the game 6-7.

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