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Xander Bogaerts | Shortstop | #2

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/1/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / UDFA / BOS
Contract: view contract details
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Red Sox and SS Xander Bogaerts avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $7.05 million contract.
Bogaerts was eligible for arbitration for the second time this offseason. The young shortstop hit a disappointing .273/.343/.403 in 2017 while playing through a hand injury. Jan 12 - 4:16 PM

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Eduardo Nunez was lifted from Saturday's game against the Rays with an apparent hamstring injury.

Nunez pulled up lame after legging out an infield single in the bottom of the sixth inning. Xander Bogaerts was supposed to get the night off but had to enter the game in Nunez's place. There should be an official diagnosis soon from Fenway Park.
Sat, Sep 9, 2017 08:02:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is not in the Red Sox's lineup Saturday against the Royals.

Pedroia was originally in the lineup at second base with Eduardo Nunez at shortstop. He was scratched about an hour later with Xander Bogaerts in at shortstop and Nunez shifting to second base. We're not sure why the lineup change was made, though it could be injury-related. Stay tuned.
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 04:13:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia (knee) is back in the Red Sox' lineup Friday.

Pedroia sat out Thursday with lingering soreness in his troublesome left knee, but he's ready to go for this one. Tzu-Wei Lin is starting at shortstop in place of Xander Bogaerts, who is getting a rare day off.
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 03:28:00 PM

Dustin Pedroia is batting sixth for the Red Sox on Friday versus the Cubs.

It's the first time in his career that he's batted sixth. With Pedroia (.242/.311/.258) moving down, Xander Bogaerts (.313/.353/.328) is up in the leadoff spot.
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 03:18:00 PM

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