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Red Sox Shortstop Outlook: Xander Bogaerts Looking To Silence Doubters

The Boston Red Sox’s shortstop situation turned into a mess this season. Xander Bogaerts started at shortstop, shifted to third base and then started at short again after the Red Sox traded Stephen Drew to the New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline. Essentially, the Red Sox are back to Square 1 as they enter a crucial offseason. Bogaerts only has...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Turns Just Twenty-Two Today

Do you remember when you were 22? Most of us who can recall that far back probably do not have fond memories of being a fully accomplished person. And yet, many of us expect the now 22-year old Xander Bogeaerts to be a flawless baseball player. Let's look at the kid's performance so far. First of all, he has a World Series ring. Not bad. Second, in a grand total of 162 games...
Via FenwayNation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Aretha Impersonator Serenades Jeter; Jim Rice is Not Impressed

Say what you will about the Jeets send-off today at Fenway, it was an effectively emotional affair, pulled together nicely by the Red Sox brass. And props for getting Xander Bogaerts, who makes no secret of his love for Jeter, involved in the presentation of the RE2PECT plaque. That said, the afternoon took a surreal turn when an Aretha Franklin impersonator showed up (actually a...
Via Surviving Grady
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Injury Update: Xander Bogaerts sits with hamstring tightness

The Boston Red Sox lost to the New York Yankees yesterday by the score of 9-5. The loss ended the Red Sox season with a record of 71-91, last in the American League East. The Red Sox finished 19th in runs scored and 22nd in ERA. The final game of the season was played without shortstop Xander Bogaerts, who was out with hamstring tightness. #454862158 / gettyimages.comOur own Ryan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Exits Red Sox’s Game Vs. Orioles Due To Neck Stiffness

Xander Bogaerts’ afternoon ended rather quickly Sunday. Bogaerts exited the Boston Red Sox’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards before the bottom of the second inning with neck stiffness. The shortstop garnered one at-bat and made one play in the field before leaving the game. Bogaerts grounded out to shortstop J.J. Hardy in his lone at-bat in the first...
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
September 14, 2014  |  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...
September 10, 2014  |  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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