Xander Bogaerts News Archive
Bogaerts is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rays.
Bogaerts is out of the lineup Sunday vs. the Royals, Maureen Mullen of the Boston Globe reports.
Bogaerts was 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run as the Red Sox defeated Kansas City on Friday night.
The Red Sox are sticking with Bogaerts despite an epic string of futility, the Providence Journal reports. "What's right for our team long term is to get a productive Xander Bogaerts," manager John Farrell said. "We don't lose sight that we still have confidence and know that he's going to be an impact player. We're working through some things to get there."
Bogaerts went 0-for-4 in Friday's win over the Astros to drop his season line to .234/.310/.349.
Bogaerts is not in the lineup Thursday against the White Sox.
Bogaerts went 0-for-4 in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader and is now hitless in his past 27 at-bats.
Bogaerts is not in the lineup for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Orioles, the Providence Journal's Tim Britton reports.
Bogaerts is not in danger of getting sent down to Triple-A Pawtucket, according to manager John Farrell, Boston.com's Maureen Mullen reports. "We haven't even considered that," Farrell said of demoting Bogaerts.
Bogaerts will see a slight reduction in playing time as the result of Boston calling up Mookie Betts, WEEI.com reports. We saw the first sign of that Sunday night when Brock Holt started at third base while Betts started in right.