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Xander Bogaerts Hoping Offseason Regimen Yields Big Things For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The New England Patriots can only hope to return from Arizona half as pleased as Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts. Bogaerts worked out this offseason at the EXOS performance institute in Phoenix (the host city of Super Bowl XLIX) in the hopes of hitting the ground running in 2015. The 22-year-old is confident his new...
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Xander: 'Strongest Ever Going Into A Season'

Xander BogaertsRed Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is feeling pretty good this off-season—in fact, the best he's ever felt going into a season. Said the 22-year old, "This is probably the strongest I've ever felt going into a season -- and by far. I'm definitely real excited for the season." This is music to every Sox fan's ears. After a disappointing first full season in The Show...
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Red Sox Shortstop Xander Bogaerts Enjoying ‘Winter Weekend’ (Video)

The Boston Red Sox’ “Baseball Winter Weekend” is underway at Foxwoods Casino. Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts showed off his ping-pong skills against some of his teammates and it seems that the 22-year-old is one of the best players in the clubhouse. Bogaerts played in 144 games for the Red Sox last season, his first full MLB campaign. He batted .240 with 12 home runs and...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #120: Xander Bogaerts | 3B/SS | BOS

When the Red Sox failed to sign Jon Lester this offseason and found themselves with a rotation devoid of an ace, I made sure to give myself at least a few weeks before I listened to Boston sports radio again. It wasn’t because I didn’t agree with the need for an ace but because I couldn’t stand to hear callers propose fake trades involving Xander Bogaerts, who, in my opinion...
Via Baseball Professor
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Netherlands Antilles Look To Sox-NYY Rivalry?

Gregorius (L); Bogaerts (R)'s David Sabino hints at an interesting new twist in the Red Sox-Yankee rivalry. In 2015, both teams will field young shortstops from the former Netherlands Antilles—Xander Bogaerts from Curaçao and Didi Gregorius from Aruba. Both are relatively young (Bogaerts 22, Gregorius 24)—and both have strikingly similar stats through the early stages...
Via FenwayNation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Pivotal Year For Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts, the Red Sox franchise shortstop, fires a ball during the 2014 season. Since the departure of Nomar Garciaparra in 2004, the Boston Red Sox have had several starting shortstops manning the infield. Among them are some pretty lousy names like Nick Green, Julio Lugo, or Mike Aviles. They’ve also passed via trade on good  homegrown guys such as Jed Lowrie and...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Xander Bogaerts Holds the Key to Red Sox’s 2015 Success

The Boston Red Sox have revamped their starting rotation with pitchers who are historically known to induce the ground ball. Rick Porcello had a ground ball rate of 49% in 2014 (25th in league among qualified candidates). Similarly, Wade Miley accumulated a 51.1% ground ball rate 2014 (17th in the league among qualified candidates. Justin […]
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox rumors: Hanley Ramirez edition

The Boston Red Sox clearly want to dish out the money this offseason, pursuing free agents Pablo Sandoval and Jon Lester. According to, the Boston Red Sox have been tied to free agent Hanley Ramirez. Hanley Ramirez can be added to that list, too. According to Jon Heyman of, Ramirez is in serious talks to return to his original organization. After the...
November 23, 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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