Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 6/3/13
The Guru Contributing Writer Portland Sea Dogs shortstop Xander Bogaerts continues to dominate minor league pitching. Bogaerts went 2-for-4 yesterday, and he’s now 12-for-20 (.600) his last seven games raising his average to .298. He has 21 extra-base hits in 47 games. With Stephen Drew and Will Middlebrooks struggling could a call-up to the big club be coming? Red Sox manager John Farrell has suggested Jose Iglesias could stay even when Will Middlebrooks returns from the DL Saturday. Why not let Middlebrooks get some at-bats in Triple-A to find himself and give Bogaerts a shot? Probably won’t happen anytime soon. Bogaerts is just 20 years old. But expect Bogaerts to get promoted to Pawtucket and a call up come September. PawSox pitcher Rubby De La Rosa struggled in his first three starts this year. De La Rosa, acquired from the Dodgers in the mega-trade last summer, gave up 10 runs in just 6 1/3 innings. According to WEEI.com, that is when current special assistant to the GM an...
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