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Red Sox Infield Preview 2015: Xander Bogaerts Ready For Breakout Season?

This embed is invalid" /> Editor’s note: Red Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training Friday. will analyze Boston’s roster in four installments (outfield, infield, bullpen, starting rotation) in the days leading up to the players’ arrival. The Boston Red Sox’s infield includes all walks of life. There’s an expensive free...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Xander Bogaerts Talks About His Favorite Places To Eat

Boston Red Sox shortstop is no stranger to good food. Jenny Johnson caught up with Bogaerts before he headed south for spring training to talk with him about his dining habits in his native Aruba as well as his favorite spots to eat around Fenway Park. See more above from “Dining Playbook.”Filed under: Dining Playbook
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New Balance Baseball: Behind the Cleats

Xander Bogaerts, Boston’s ever-smiling, Aruba-born shortstop, is poised for a big year. He is on the cover of the latest Eastbay catalog, and Boston’s management has expressed confidence in the
Via Stack
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via FenwayNation
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
January 24, 2015  |  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
January 20, 2015  |  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...
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August 20, 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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