Boston Red Sox
2014 Avg.
.240
 
Career Avg.
.241
Name  Xander Bogaerts
Born  10/1/1992
Height  6-1
Weight  210
Number  2
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
Hot9/14/2014 7:24:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI to lead the Red Sox over the Royals, 8-4, on Sunday.
Insight: Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in the third inning and added an RBI in the seventh with a sacrifice fly. Bogaerts is hitting .368 in September and has a eight-game hitting streak. During that stretch, Bogaerts has three home runs.
 
9/9/2014 11:04:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was 2-for-3 with a solo home run against the Orioles on Tuesday.
Insight: Bogaerts accounted for all the runs Boston scored on his solo home run as the Red Sox lost, 4-1. Bogaerts is hitting .235 with 10 home runs and 36 RBI this year.
 
9/7/2014 6:36:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was 2-for-4 with a RBI on Sunday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Bogaerts has been feast or famine lately. In his last 10 games, he has hits in five of them but in four of those five games, he has two hits or more. He is batting .333 with four doubles, a home run and five RBI in that stretch.
 
8/31/2014 8:49:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with a double and run.
Insight: Bogaerts is 2-for-7 since returning from the seven-day disabled list.
 
8/30/2014 4:41:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox have activated shortstop Xander Bogaerts from the 7-day disabled list.
Insight: Bogaerts began experiencing concussion-like symptoms after Felix Hernandez hit him in the helmet with a pitch last Friday. He is expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday.
 
Cold8/27/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (concussion) has been cleared to return to the lineup Saturday, according to Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal.
Insight: Bogaerts was hit in the helmet by a pitch on Aug. 22. The shortstop is 7-for-66 (.106) in August and 97-for-435 (.223) on the season. Believe it or not, he was actually hitting .299 with an .839 OPS on June 7, but he's gone a pitiful 31-for-214 (.145) since then.
 
Cold8/26/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (concussion) is expected to rejoin the team this weekend against the Rays, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Bogaerts was hit in the helmet by a pitch on Aug. 22. The shortstop is 7-for-66 (.106) in August and 97-for-435 (.223) on the season. Believe it or not, he was actually hitting .299 with an .839 OPS on June 7, but he's gone a pitiful 31-for-214 (.145) since then.
 
Cold8/24/2014 6:40:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (concussion) has been placed on the 7-day disabled list.
Insight: Bogaerts was hit in the helmet by a pitch on Friday and hasn't passed a concussion test yet. The shortstop is 7-for-66 (.106) in August and 97-for-435 (.223) on the season. Believe it or not, he was actually hitting .299 with an .839 OPS on June 7, but he's gone a pitiful 31-for-214 (.145) since then.
 
Cold8/23/2014 1:01:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Friday's game after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch and he isn't in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: The Red Sox are waiting for his concussion test results. Bogaerts is 7-for-66 (.106) in August and 97-for-435 (.223) on the season. Believe it or not, he was actually hitting .299 with an .839 OPS on June 7, but he's gone a pitiful 31-for-214 (.145) since then. Brock Holt is starting at shortstop Saturday.
 
Cold8/22/2014 9:51:00 PM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left Friday's game after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch, according to Ian Browne of mlb.com.
Insight: Bogaerts is being evaluated for a concussion. Bogaerts is 7-for-66 (.106) in August and 97-for-435 (.223) on the season. Believe it or not, he was actually hitting .299 with an .839 OPS on June 7, but he's gone a pitiful 31-for-214 (.145) since then.
 
7/30/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Xander Bogaerts had two doubles Wednesday against Toronto.
Insight: Bogaerts has rediscovered his swing since the All-Star break, going 13-for-41 (.317) with three doubles and two home runs. In his last 29 games of the first half, Bogaerts batted .103 (11-for-107) with one extra-base hit, five RBI and seven runs.
 
7/29/2014 10:58:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday.
Insight: In his last 29 games of the first half, Bogaerts batted .103 (11-for-107) with one extra-base hit, five RBI and seven runs, but he's managed to go 11-for-37 (.297) with two home runs since the break.
 
7/18/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Xander Bogaerts went 1-for-3 with a homer, two RBI, a walk and two runs scored Friday against the Royals.
Insight: In his last 29 games of the first half, Bogaerts batted .103 (11-for-107) with one extra-base hit, five RBI and seven runs. Before that stretch he had a .299 average, five home runs and an .840 OPS on the season.
 
Cold7/3/2014 12:44:00 PM
Description: The Red Sox are not considering a demotion for third baseman Xander Bogaerts, according to the Boston Herald. "Oh, we haven’t even considered that," manager John Farrell said Wednesday.
Insight: Bogaerts has zero hits in his last 21 at-bats, two in his last 46 (.043) and six in his last 77 (.078). He was hitting .299 with an .840 OPS on June 7, but he's down to .242 with a .688 OPS after going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts Wednesday night.
 
Cold6/29/2014 4:22:00 PM
Description: Boston third baseman Xander Bogaerts is not in the lineup Sunday against the Yankees.
Insight: Brock Holt is starting at third base and prospect Mookie Betts will make his major league debut as the right fielder. Bogaerts has hit .091 (6-for-66) over his last 18 games.
 
Cold6/12/2014 6:33:00 PM
Description: Boston third baseman Xander Bogaerts has cooled off recently and will get a day off Thursday against Cleveland.
Insight: Bogaerts (.278, 5 HR, 17 RBI) is hitless in his last 16 at bats. Leadoff hitter Brock Holt (.331, 1 HR, 13 RBI) will grab the start at third base.
 
Hot6/3/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: Red Sox third baseman Xander Bogaerts belted his fifth home run of the year Tuesday in a loss to Cleveland.
Insight: He's hitting .467 over his last seven games. Bogaerts (.304, 5 HR, 16 RBI, .395 OBP) has turned himself into a legitimate Rookie of the Year candidate while giving fantasy owners solid production at two positions.
 
Hot5/29/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts slammed three hits in Thursday's win over Atlanta.
Insight: Bogaerts (.296, 3 HR, 12 RBI) plated a run with his single to right field in the eighth inning. The rookie has hit .313 in the month of May with two homers and seven runs batted in. His .388 on base percentage this season ranks sixth in the American League.
 
5/28/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts used a three-hit game Wednesday to raise his average to .287.
Insight: He started the day at .277. Boston has followed up its ten-game losing streak by winning three straight against Atlanta. Bogaerts' .383 on base percentage is second on the team behind Mike Napoli.
 
5/25/2014 11:30:00 AM
Description: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has returned to the starting lineup after exiting Saturday's game with a hamstring cramp. SOURCE: Darren Hartwell, NESN
Insight: Bogaerts certainly isn't a power hitter (three homers in 165 at bats) but he does get on base a lot (.370 OBP). Maybe he can help Boston snap its nine-game losing streak on Sunday.