Xander Bogaerts

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Nick Friar
August 20, 2019 - 3:10 pm
Aside from its own struggles, part of the reason the Red Sox starting rotation has been frustrating this season is the offense has been as explosive as ever. While some of the usual suspects have done well, those who’ve taken a step forward have provided the biggest lift. Among them has been third...
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Rob Bradford
August 13, 2019 - 11:19 am
In a season that has seen so much go wrong for the Red Sox, this was something that prevented things from getting even worse. Xander Bogaerts agreeing to his contract extension has subtly become a hugely important piece of keeping some optimism in the Red Sox' corner going forward. If Bogaerts was...
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Amin Touri
July 28, 2019 - 4:49 pm
With the Red Sox winners of five of their last six and with a chance to complete a four-game sweep of the Yankees on Sunday night, Alex Cora had praise for his rotation's performance over the last week or so as the team claws back into the playoff hunt. Boston's starters have thrown a total of 43.1...
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Rob Bradford
July 26, 2019 - 7:13 am
Xander Bogaerts can do just about whatever he wants these days. That much should have been confirmed after the Red Sox' 19-3 win over the Yankees Thursday night. (For a complete recap, click here.) The shortstop knew his mother, cousin and Little League coach all were flying into Boston for the...
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Rob Bradford
July 25, 2019 - 7:47 pm
Xander Bogaerts offered some pretty powerful punctuation in the first inning of the Red Sox' series opener against the Yankees Thursday night. With Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka on the mound, Bogaerts launched his longest home run hit since the advent of StatCast, a 451-foot blast over the left-...
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Sam Cohn
July 18, 2019 - 10:31 am
Xander Bogaerts has stepped into the batter’s box 13 times in the Red Sox ' series against the Blue Jays this week and has racked up eight hits and three RBIs. Monday night, Bogaerts walked once and singled three times, helping Boston squeak by with a 10-8 victory in the series opener. The next...
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Gabby Guerard
July 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Even though Xander Bogaerts didn’t get voted in as an All-Star, he’s still enjoying the activities with his teammates all the same. “It has been nice,” Bogaerts said to reporters of the 2019 MLB All-Star Week . “Being around here with my family and teammates. Playing for the coaching staff that has...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
In serious need of some consistency heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox put together a nearly complete performance in a 6-3 win to sweep the Tigers on Sunday, with a lineup continuing to click, David Price throwing five strong innings and the bullpen falling one pitch short of closing it...
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Oct 27, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Boston Red Sox outfielder J.D. Martinez (28) reacts after striking out in the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in game four of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA T
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Ryan Hannable
July 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm
It's an interesting Red Sox lineup for Game 2 of the weekend series in Detroit against the Tigers. With Xander Bogaerts and J.D. Martinez out, Christian Vazquez will DH and hit third, while left fielder Andrew Benintendi will bat clean up. Brock Holt will play shortstop and hit seventh as the Red...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Alex Cora said in June that it seemed like the Red Sox had an easier time mounting big comebacks than protecting leads, and with Boston overturning a five-run deficit in Toronto on Thursday, he might have had a point. Marco Hernandez, who’s making a habit of coming through in big moments, went...
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