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Xander Bogaerts

22-Year-Old Shortstop – Boston Red Sox

2015 Stats

AVG

.302

HR

3

RBI

37

R

37

SB

4

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Bogaerts entered the 2014 season with high expectations coming off his preternatural contributions to Boston's championship team in 2013. The organization's top prospect opened the season as the team'...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 11/1/1992   BORN: Oranjestad, Netherlands Antilles   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Xander Bogaerts Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $517,000 contract with Boston in March 2014.

July 4, 2015  –  Xander Bogaerts News

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Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and a walk in Friday night's loss to the Astros.

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Xander Bogaerts Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 18 A GRE 72 296 265 38 69 32 14 2 16 45 1 3 25 71 0 4 2 .260 .324 .509 .833
2012 19 A SAL 104 435 384 59 116 45 27 3 15 64 4 4 43 85 1 2 5 .302 .378 .505 .883
2012 19 AA POR 23 97 92 12 30 15 10 0 5 17 1 1 1 21 0 1 3 .326 .351 .598 .949
2013 20 AA POR 56 259 219 40 68 24 12 6 6 35 5 1 35 51 1 2 2 .311 .407 .502 .909
2013 20 AAA PAW 60 256 225 32 64 20 11 0 9 32 2 2 28 44 1 0 2 .284 .369 .453 .822
2013 20 MAJ BOS 18 50 44 7 11 3 2 0 1 5 1 0 5 13 0 1 0 .250 .320 .364 .684
2014 21 MAJ BOS 144 594 538 60 129 41 28 1 12 46 2 3 39 138 2 7 8 .240 .297 .362 .659
2015 22 MAJ BOS 80 315 295 37 89 24 18 3 3 37 4 1 16 45 2 1 1 .302 .339 .414 .753
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3-Year Averages     81 322 291 33 70 21 15 0 6 25 1 1 22 75 1 4 4 .241 .299 .354 .653

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Xander Bogaerts Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 5 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .339 .414 .753
Jul. 4 Hou 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .340 .416 .756
Jul. 3 Hou 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .336 .411 .747
Jul. 2 @Tor 6 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .297 .331 .410 .741
Jul. 1 @Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .324 .404 .728
Jun. 30 @Tor 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .325 .403 .728
Jun. 29 @Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .327 .409 .736
Jun. 28 @TB 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .329 .408 .737
Jun. 27 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .326 .402 .728
Jun. 26 @TB 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .327 .405 .732
Jun. 25 Bal 5 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .330 .409 .739
Jun. 24 Bal 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .328 .401 .729
Jun. 23 Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .324 .398 .722
Jun. 21 @KC 5 1 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .329 .404 .733
Jun. 20 @KC Did not play.
Jun. 19 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .324 .387 .711
Jun. 18 @Atl 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .327 .391 .718
Jun. 17 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .328 .394 .722
Jun. 16 Atl 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .333 .401 .734
Jun. 15 Atl 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .330 .399 .729
Jun. 14 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .332 .388 .720
Jun. 13 Tor 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .338 .395 .733
Jun. 12 Tor 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .341 .400 .741
Jun. 11 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .340 .395 .735
Jun. 10 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .341 .398 .739
Jun. 9 @Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .343 .401 .744
Jun. 7 Oak 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .340 .402 .742
Jun. 6 Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .342 .400 .742
Jun. 5 Oak 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .344 .403 .747
Jun. 4 Min 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .340 .399 .739
Last 7 Days 30 5 11 3 0 0 6 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 .367 .424 .467 .891
Last 14 Days 60 9 22 9 0 0 10 3 10 0 0 0 0 1 .367 .397 .517 .914
Last 30 Days 121 16 39 12 0 1 18 5 20 0 1 0 0 1 .322 .349 .446 .795

Xander Bogaerts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 80
2014 44 99
2013 9 8

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Xander Bogaerts Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015749160.324.459.834
2014156235161.263.429.755
2013152020.467.5331.089

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015221282314.294.398.724
2014382377301.230.335.621
2013295131.138.276.463

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015145232182.331.462.832
2014255317240.259.400.725
2013225021.227.273.606

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015150141192.273.367.675
2014283295222.223.329.600
2013222130.273.455.759
Xander Bogaerts Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 18 A GRE 296 265 8.4% 24% 0.35 73% .298 .249
2012 19 A SAL 435 384 9.9% 19.5% 0.51 78% .356 .203
2012 19 AA POR 97 92 1% 21.6% 0.05 77% .379 .272
2013 20 AA POR 259 219 13.5% 19.7% 0.69 77% .383 .191
2013 20 AAA PAW 256 225 10.9% 17.2% 0.64 80% .320 .169
2013 20 MAJ BOS 50 44 10% 26% 0.38 70% .333 .114
2014 21 MAJ BOS 594 538 6.6% 23.2% 0.28 74% .302 .122
2015 22 MAJ BOS 315 295 5.1% 14.3% 0.36 85% .348 .112
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3-Year Averages     322 291 6.8% 23.3% 0.29 74% .305 .113

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2015 Stat Review for Xander Bogaerts    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.302 AVG
ELITE
85% Contact Rate
GOOD
.348 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.414 SLG
GOOD
.112 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.36 BB/K
WEAK
5.1% BB Rate
POOR
14.3% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.753 OPS
GOOD
.339 OBP
GOOD

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Xander Bogaerts: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bogaerts hit second in the batting order for the first time this season and went 1-for-4 with a double in Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays.

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Bogaerts returned to the lineup Sunday after a day off Saturday. He had three hits, all doubles, including one that drove in three runs and blew open the game in Boston's 13-2 win over Kansas City.

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Bogaerts is out of the lineup Saturday against Kansas City.

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Bogaerts will bat third in the lineup Wednesday against Atlanta.

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Bogaerts was moved up to cleanup in the batting order Tuesday with Hanley Ramirez (back) unavailable. He went 2-for-4 with an RBI and now has hit safely in 16 of the last 18 games.

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Bogaerts continued his strong season Monday, connecting for his third home run of the season.

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Bogaerts was moved up to third in the batting order Friday night with Hanley Ramirez (knee) getting a night off. He went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in a loss to Toronto.

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Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a two-run double in Boston's come-from-behind win over Oakland on Sunday.

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Bogaerts went 3-for-4 in Thursday's loss to the Twins. It was his fourth multi-hit game in the last five.

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Bogaerts had three hits and two RBI in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader. Before going 0-for-3 in the night-cap, Bogaerts had put together a three-game streak of multi-hit games (8-for-11) following an 0-for-16 stretch.

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Bogaerts had three hits in Sunday's loss to the Rangers. His infield single in the fourth inning snapped an 0-for-16 skid.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Bogaerts played at three levels of the organization in 2013, including the final few months in Boston, where he earned regular playing time in the playoffs and World Series. He's the unquestioned top prospect in the organization and will have a full-time role when the upcoming campaign opens. Up until last season, Bogaerts was exclusively a shortstop, but the Red Sox had him train at third base next to Stephen Drew. It's presumed that he'll be the everyday shortstop with Drew out of the picture this year, though the Red Sox are interested in adding an infielder to the left side. His growth as a hitter in 2013 was displayed by increased patience and a knack for making in-game adjustments at the plate. The one knock on Bogaerts as a hitter was his aggressiveness, but he incorporated patience as part of his hitting plan last season, boosting his walk rate from 0.34 per game in 2012 to last year's 0.53. As we saw in the postseason, he drew some big walks in Boston's World Series run.

2013

Bogaerts moves to the head of the organization's prospect class after a two-level year, in which he bashed 20 homers and hit .307/.373/.523 at High-A Salem and Double-A Portland. The adjustments in approach he put into practice at Low-A helped prepare him for Double-A, where he did not experience the typical struggles of a young hitter facing advanced-level pitching. He is on the fast track to Boston and will work at the major league camp during spring training. The one thing that may alter his trajectory is a position shift. Bogaerts is currently a shortstop, but he is young and his body is still developing. A position switch is not out of the question, especially if Bogaerts' power stroke continues to develop. It is not hard to envision a start at Double-A; a mid-year promotion to Triple-A; followed by a September callup.

2012

Bogaerts made a significant splash into professional baseball in 2011, bypassing short-season ball and getting a mid-season placement at Low-A Greenville, where he hit 16 homers in 265 at-bats. The power stroke is there; he just needs to learn how to better manage his plate appearances. He's playing shortstop, and at just 19, the organization will leave him where he is for now, but his body projects to add more mass and he could find a position switch somewhere down the line. Look for him to continue to develop a plate approach at Greenville with a promotion to High-A Salem likely. He's a good name to stash away on your prospect charts.

2011

Bogaerts, 18, was signed as an international free agent in 2009 and played in the Dominican Summer League in 2010. He's a shortstop now, but projects to add more muscle and may find himself moving to third base. He's very raw in terms of pitch recognition and plate discipline, but the Red Sox like his swing mechanics. He'll likely stay behind in extended spring training before getting a peek at Short-Season Lowell in June.