Xander Bogaerts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Why the Red Sox would be foolish to deal Xander Bogaerts or Mookie Betts

    Fox Sports "The Boston Red Sox started the season winning 32 of their first 52 games and grabbed an early three-game lead in the AL East. Since then, they've gone just 7-9 and have fallen one game back of the Baltimore Orioles. The team's pitching has been less than stellar this season, particularly in the..." June 20

  • Ortiz: 'Bogaerts is the best shortstop in the game by far'

    The Score "David Ortiz might delay his retirement just to have a front-row seat to watch Xander Bogaerts the next few years. The Boston Red Sox shortstop finished Saturday's 15-4 win over the Minnesota Twins 4-for-5 with a home run, three RBIs, and four runs scored, upping his batting average on the..." June 12

  • Why emergence of Xander Bogaerts should give Red Sox pause on trades

    ESPN "In January, when nearly the entire Boston Red Sox roster came together for a three-day fan festival at a Connecticut casino, several of the team's best young players peppered new first base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. with questions. "A few of them actually asked me, 'Who did you want? Who did you..." June 12

  • Xander Bogaerts extends hit streak to 26 games

    Boston Globe "Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts extended the majors’ longest current hitting streak to 26 games on Thursday night, lining a two-run single to left field in the sixth inning against the Orioles in Baltimore. The ball hit off the top of the wall — Bogaerts may have thought it was a home run —..." June 03

  • Never too soon for Red Sox to strike long-term deals with Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts

    ESPN "By now, the question is no longer whether Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts will fulfill their vast potential and become big-league superstars. At age 23, they already have reached that status. No, the issue now for the Boston Red Sox is how long they can keep Bogaerts and Betts together in the..." June 02

  • Xander Bogaerts' hit streak climbs to 25

    Boston Herald "The 12th Red Sox hit of the night in a Camden Yards slugfest was a Xander Bogaerts line single to center field, extending the Sox shortstop's hit streak to 25 games. The Sox and Orioles were tied at 8 when Bogaerts singled with one out off righty Brad Brach, pushing Dustin Pedroia to third..." June 02

  • Bogaerts extends hitting streak to 22 games

    WEEI Boston "The streak is now at 22. Xander Bogaerts was able to extend his hit streak to 22 games with a one-out single to left field in the sixth inning against Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey on Sunday." May 29

  • Xander Bogaerts rips 6th HR to extend hitting streak to 21

    Mass Live "Xander Bogaerts extended his hitting streak to 21 games Saturday by ripping a solo homer to left field to lead off the fourth inning here at Rogers Centre. He hit a 90 mph cutter on an 0-2 delivery from Blue Jays ace Marcus Stroman. The Red Sox lead 7-3 here in the sixth inning...." May 28

  • Bogaerts channels JBJ by pushing hit streak to 20

    Boston Herald "A day after Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hit streak was snapped at 29 games, Xander Bogaerts pushed on. The Red Sox shortstop singled in the fourth inning against the Blue Jays’ Aaron Sanchez, giving Bogaerts 20 straight games with at least one knock." May 28

  • Xander Bogaerts leaves game after being hit on wrist

    WEEI Boston "With the game already in good shape for the Red Sox, they were dealt a potentially damaging blow. Hitting with one out in the ninth inning, and the Sox leading the Astros, 6-1, Xander Bogaerts couldn’t get out of the way of a Luke Gregerson fastball. The pitch would hit the shortstop flush in..." April 23

  • Bogaerts 'very thankful' for reported raise in 2016

    Boston Globe "The Red Sox announced that they’ve reached agreements on 2016 contracts with the 25 members of the 40-man roster who were not yet arbitration eligible. Perhaps most notable: The team (according to a major league source) agreed to a $650,500 salary for the 2016 season for shortstop Xander Bogaerts,..." March 03