Everything you need to know about Xander Bogaerts

August 19, 2013 - 1:03 am
FEATURES AND COLUMNS If you're looking for background on Red Sox top prospect Xander Bogaerts in light of his call-up to the big leagues on Monday, we've got you covered: On the rationale for his call-up at this time: The X-Man Cometh: Why the Red Sox are giving Xander Bogaerts his shot (8/19/13) Why you may want to temper early expectations for the 20-year-old in the big leagues: Xander Bogaerts and the prospect hype machine (8/12/13) Defining Bogaerts as an elite prospect: Coming of (young) age: Understanding Xander Bogaerts' superstar potential (6/14/13) A player who takes little time to stand out: The unveiling: As he readies for his close-up, a history of Xander Bogaerts first impressions (2/21/13) The positional question: Is Xander Bogaerts the Red Sox' shortstop of the future (and when does the future begin)? (10/31/12) On idolizing Derek Jeter: Why Red Sox prospect Xander Bogaerts would love to follow in Derek Jeter's footsteps (7/9/12) On Bogaerts as the best Sox prospect in years: The next Hanley? Why Red Sox prospect Xander Bogaerts could be the next big thing (6/11/12) AUDIO (Minor Details podcasts) The big leagues are different - why Bogaerts might struggle in his transition, with Dustin Pedroia, Clay Buchholz, Jon Lester, Jackie Bradley Jr. The scouts behind Jake Peavy, Xander Bogaerts - Former Red Sox international scout Mike Lord recounts how the Red Sox found and landed their top prospect Futures Game with Xander Bogaerts, Anthony Ranaudo, Garin Cecchini - Bogaerts evaluates his transition to Triple-A and his big league readiness On being promoted to Triple-A and the 2013 season to date AN ENDLESS SUPPLY OF NEWS UPDATES AND ANALYSIS Red Sox minor league roundups featuring Bogaerts