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Xander Bogaerts Is FenwayNation's 2015 Player O' Year

(Getty Images)The Editors Of FenwayNation (and a majority of our readers) have named Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts as the 2015 FenwayNation Player Of The Year. Bogaerts established himself as a legitimate star in 2015—vying for the American League batting title (he finished second) and flirting with the 200-hit plateau (he finished with 196). Moreover, he solidified his status...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Leads In 'Player Of The Year' Voting

Very early voting in our latest FenwayNation Poll shows Xander Bogaerts with a solid lead as the readers' choice for 2015 Player Of The Year. As the chart shows, Bogaerts gets support from 53% of the sample, followed by Mookie Betts at 24%, David Ortiz at 18%, and Jackie Bradley, Jr. at 2%. Eduardo Rodriguez has yet to receive any votes. In addition to the listed choices, 2% selected...
Via FenwayNation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox could've had Stanton for Bogaerts

Don’t look now, Boston Red Sox fans, but it turns out your dream could have been a reality. The Red Sox reportedly could have traded for Miami Marlins star right fielder Giancarlo Stanton a couple of years ago, ESPN Boston’s Gordon Edes reported, but there was one catch: They’d have to give up shortstop Xander Bogaerts. The Marlins had a similar request for the Baltimore...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Someone Please Get Xander Bogaerts His Gatorade?

It’s right over there. See it? The orange one. Can you pass it to me, man? I’m feelin pretty comfy sitting here and I see you’re chatting with Wade Miley but I really have no interest in getting up. You’re already standing. So can ya grab it for me, E? *tap tap tap* Hey, I know you pitched a hell of a game against a playoff-bound team, but I need my goddam electrolytes NOW...
Via Surviving Grady
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts, Red Sox’s Bats Come Alive In Win Vs. Orioles (Video)

After struggling offensively against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Boston Red Sox’s bats came alive Friday. They scored seven runs on nine hits, three of which came off the bat of Xander Bogaerts. He also scored twice, although it was a close play on one. “That was a tough play for the right fielder,” Bogaerts said on “Red Sox Final” after Boston’s 7-0 win over the Baltimore...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts on run for Ted Williams record

(Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer With just 14 regular season games to go the Red Sox are not really in contention for much.It's been that way for awhile now.There was the blip of excitement around cheering for David Ortiz to surpass the milestone of 500 career home runs, but he blew right through it inside of a few weeks and it faded into history quickly...
Via RedSoxLife
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts: Still the Best Story on the 2015 Red Sox

Last night, once again, I dutifully flipped on the TV to watch the last vestiges of this wasted Red Sox season float off into the breeze. Then I realized that Xander was given the night off. And I gotta say, the night was kinda ruined for me. Look, I don’t want to get all sentimental on you. But to me, a game without Xander is like a day without sunshine. With respect to Jackie...
Via Surviving Grady
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Xander Bogaerts Overhaul

Even if you’re not a Boston Red Sox fan, you’re probably familiar with the Xander Bogaerts story. Big-time top prospect. Shortstop who has power. Pretty good plate discipline. Did some nice things right after his debut. Got off to a strong start in his first full season. Then: the collapse. I don’t need to give you the numbers — just imagine really terrible numbers. You...
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: Xander Bogaerts Looks To Stay Hot Vs. Phillies

When it comes to fantasy baseball, not everyone is made of money. That’s why NESN’s Tom Caron has some value picks for Sunday’s games. Xander Bogaerts is among those selections, as the Boston Red Sox shortstop has been having a great season and is playing a weak Philadelphia Phillies team at Fenway Park. Bogaerts currently is riding a six-game hitting streak and has hits...
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Leads Way Offensively For Red Sox In Win Vs. Phillies (Video)

Xander Bogaerts came up big for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. The shortstop only had one hit, but it was all Boston needed in a 9-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park. That hit was a double, but it quickly turned into a lot more. After an errant throw, Bogaerts came all the way around to score on an impressive headfirst slide. He finished with four RBIs. Hear from...
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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