Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Red Sox 2008
|Who was the only non-pitcher to not get a hit at all in 2008?||Red Sox in 2008
Joe Thurston. In his 4 games and 8 at-bats, Joe did not even have one single. He struck out once in the 8 at-bats.
Kevin Youkilis. Youkilis was behind Pedroia for hits. With 168, he trailed Dustin's 213 by 45.
Jonathan Papelbon. Papelbon had 41 saves in 46 opportunities. He was 5th in the Major Leagues in for saves behind Francisco Rodriguez, Jose Valverde, Joakim Soria, and Brad Lidge.
Jon Lester. Jon threw his no-hitter against the Kansas City Royals on May 19. His was the first since Clay Buchholz made rookie magic in 2007 with his no-hitter against the Orioles.
|Which two Red Sox pitchers had the most combined strikeouts?||Red Sox in 2008
Josh Beckett and Jon Lester. The power of Beckett and the southpaw Lester combined had 324 K's in 2008.
David Ortiz. Big Papi hit 23 home runs in 2008, which was down from his high of 54 in 2006. In his 12 complete seasons, he had hit a total of 289 home runs. Kevin Youkilis led the team with 29.
|Which Red Sox player led the team with the highest average in the season?||Red Sox in 2008
Dustin Pedroia. Dustin went on to win the MVP award for 2008. He had a better surprise in 2009, a baby boy, Dylan.
ALCS. The Sox were beaten by the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALCS, and the Rays went on to lose the World Series to the Phillies.
Jacoby Ellsbury. Jacoby stole 50 bases in 2008, just 4 shy of the club record for stolen bases in a single season.