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Xander Bogaerts ‘Letting It Loose’ During Eight-Game Hitting Streak (Video)

Xander Bogaerts’ hitting woes appear to be a thing of the past. After struggling at the plate for most of the 2014 season, the Boston Red Sox shortstop is doing everything he can to finish the season on a high note. Bogaerts went 3-for-4 with a three-run homer and two runs scored in Boston’s 8-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to extend his hitting streak to eight...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Showing Struggles With Red Sox Could Prove Beneficial

BOSTON — Clichés stink. Sometimes, it’s OK to feed into one, though. Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts looks poised to prove he’s a better baseball player because of his midseason struggles. The rookie has caught fire this month after a mostly humbling 2014. “I’m just trying to get back to who I am (and) the kind of player that I am,” Bogaerts said Wednesday after another...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Heating Up In Final Weeks Of Red Sox’s Season (Video)

Xander Bogaerts has been epitomizing the phrase “better late than never” since returning from the seven-day concussion list. The Boston Red Sox shortstop is batting .362 with three home runs and seven RBIs in his last 12 games — just as the Red Sox were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention Wednesday. Still, it’s a good sign that Bogaerts was able to quickly...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Maintaining Composure Despite Struggles (Video)

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts isn’t having the best season, but he certainly isn’t acting that way. If there’s anything positive to take away from the 21-year-old’s .224 batting average this season, it’s that he’s still able to maintain his composure and try his hardest every single day. “I can’t imagine a kid his age handling it the way he has,” former...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Xander Bogaerts cleared to return Saturday

The Boston Red Sox fell to 58-75 on the season following a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. The Red Sox got two hits from David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia and one from Brock Holt, but none from the rest of the lineup. Holt has been playing for Xander Bogaerts, who has been out with a concussion. The good news is that Bogaerts has been cleared to return on Saturday...
Via MLB Injury News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Place Bogaerts On 7-Day Concussion DL

Bogaerts After BeaningAfter being beaned by a change-up from 'King Felix' Hernandez on Friday, Xander Bogaerts has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. The Red Sox shortstop missed both the Saturday and Sunday losses to the Mariners. Boston called up Carlos Rivero from AAA to fill Bogaerts' spot. The Red Sox head to America Lite tonight to take on the Blue...
Via FenwayNation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Xander Bogaerts placed on concussion list

The Boston Red Sox head into Monday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays with a record of 56-74, last in the American League Central. Last year's World Series champions have had a nightmarish season and are ranked 26th in runs scored and 22nd in staff ERA. On the injury front, shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who was hit in the head by a pitch on Friday, was placed on the concussion...
Via Sports Injury Alert
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The problem with Xander Bogaerts is simple and obvious

Getty ImagesEric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Everyone knows he is young.Everyone was excited about Xander Bogaerts first full year on the Red Sox after his exciting contributions to the 2013 postseason.Bogaerts hit .296 with an .893 OPS in 34 postseason plate appearances last October at the age of 21, but that version seems like so long ago.Up to May 31 this year, Bogaerts was...
Via RedSoxLife
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts wants to be the next US Airways social media manager

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is off to a bit of a slow start on the field this season, but don’t let that slow down his game off the field.  According to Hall of Very Good, Bogaerts had only tweeted once since Christmas before Wednesday night.  He returned to social media with a bang though, doing what any 21 year old professional athlete might do… Accidentally tweeting...
Via Awful Announcing
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: 10 storylines to know for Opening Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. March Madness is wrapping up, winter is (slowly, very very slowly) drifting away, and, yes, Opening Day is upon us. And after a crazy offseason in which billions (yes, with a B) was spent by teams on free agents, your reigning World Series champs, the Boston Red Sox, were kinda quiet on that front. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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