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Boston Red Sox: 4 Potential Trades, Sellers Edition

Alright, so yesterday we went over four potential trades should the Boston Red Sox decide to be buyers at the trade deadline. Hypothetically, with a strong rotation and bullpen, and at least some strong offensive players, a jolt to their lineup could spark off a run that puts them right back into the AL East title race. But let’s take a second away from this outlook, and just dive...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Batting Ninth For Red Sox In Series Finale Vs. Orioles

Xander Bogaerts has struggled mightily at the plate over the last several weeks. His spot in Sunday’s lineup reflects those struggles. Bogaerts will bat ninth for the first time this season as the Boston Red Sox hope to take the rubber match of a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Sunday afternoon. The 21-year-old will play third base after sitting...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Haven’t Considered Sending Xander Bogaerts To Triple-A Pawtucket

BOSTON — The Red Sox haven’t lost faith in Xander Bogaerts despite the rookie’s current slump. Bogaerts is hitting .082 (6-for-73) since June 7, lowering his average to .245 and his on-base percentage to .324. Red Sox manager John Farrell has acknowledged that Bogaerts is striving to make adjustments, and it appears those changes will occur at the major league level, as the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Say it ain't so... Xander Bogaerts to Astros

You gonna trade me to who?Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Scary thought isn't it?What about losing Ryan Lavarnway, Deven Marrero, Jackie Bradley Jr., Allen Webster, or Garin Cecchini?To the Houston Astros no less.For who you ask?Bud Norris, a 220 pound, right-handed pitcher that was being shopped for talent it seems by the Astros since mid-2013.Here is a unique look behind...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Working To Fix Offensive Flaws Pinpointed By Red Sox

NEW YORK — June can’t end soon enough for Xander Bogaerts. Bogaerts entered this month with a full head of steam, looking like one of the Red Sox’s most potent offensive threats. He has since hit a wall, and Boston’s coaching staff is doing everything it can to get the rookie back on track. “Those adjustments are in the works,” Red Sox manager John Farrell said before...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Monster 'fix' key to Xander Bogaerts hitting

Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer As the Red Sox lost their second straight game yesterday, Xander Bogaerts continues to tear it up at the plate.He went 2-4 with a double, his fifth homer of the season, and an RBI.Since May 21st, he is above the league averages at shortstop with a .390 AVG, a .455 OBP, and a .678 SLG.He is first in WAR when ranking all of Major League for the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Why the offense continues to be a problem

Things have not gone as planned for the Boston Red Sox this season. They currently find themselves 3 games under .500 and in 4th place in a competitive (or just really bad?) American League East. The breakthrough, the spark, the winning streak that was supposed to kick them in gear, hasn’t shown up yet, and with a quarter of the season in the books, numbers that were previously...
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Five takeaways of the week

A couple of interesting notes, observations, and stats that I’ve picked up on over the course of the week for the Boston Red Sox. Let’s get into it. Duel in Chi-Town The final game of the series against the Chicago White Sox featured a battle of two south paws as Red Sox’ ace Jon Lester went up against the lanky Chris Sale. If you’re an old school kind of baseball fan like...
April 21, 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...
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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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