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Xander Bogaerts

24-Year-Old Shortstop – Boston Red Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.291

HR

6

RBI

43

R

53

SB

9

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The progression of Bogaerts took another step forward in 2016. In 2015, he earned a Silver Slugger award in the American League, but he'd hit just seven homers and had an unsustainable BABIP (.372). T...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 215   DOB: 11/1/1992   BORN: Oranjestad, Netherlands Antilles   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By BOS In 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Xander Bogaerts Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million contract with the Red Sox in January of 2017.

July 21, 2017  –  Xander Bogaerts News

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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 156 654 613 84 196 45 35 3 7 81 10 2 32 101 3 3 3 .320 .355 .421 .776
2016 23 MAJ BOS 157 719 652 115 192 56 34 1 21 89 13 4 58 123 0 3 6 .294 .356 .446 .802
2017 24 MAJ BOS 91 387 354 53 103 32 22 4 6 43 9 1 27 71 0 2 4 .291 .346 .427 .773
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3-Year Averages     152 654 601 86 172 46 32 1 13 72 8 3 43 120 1 4 5 .286 .337 .408 .745
Career  (View All)     566 2,404 2,201 319 631 177 121 9 47 264 35 10 161 446 5 16 21 .287 .339 .414 .753

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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. 23 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .346 .427 .773
Jul. 22 @LAA 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 .294 .350 .431 .781
Jul. 21 @LAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .351 .431 .782
Jul. 20 Tor 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .295 .352 .433 .785
Jul. 19 Tor Did not play.
Jul. 18 Tor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .353 .432 .785
Jul. 17 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .353 .432 .785
Jul. 16 NYY Did not play.
Jul. 16 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .357 .437 .794
Jul. 15 NYY 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .302 .358 .441 .799
Jul. 14 NYY 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .360 .446 .806
Jul. 9 @TB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .359 .447 .806
Jul. 8 @TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .364 .454 .818
Jul. 7 @TB Did not play.
Jul. 6 @TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308 .363 .455 .818
Jul. 5 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .361 .455 .816
Jul. 4 @Tex 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .362 .448 .810
Jul. 3 @Tex Did not play.
Jul. 2 @Tor Did not play.
Jul. 1 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .314 .366 .455 .821
Jun. 30 @Tor 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .314 .368 .458 .826
Jun. 29 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .366 .456 .822
Jun. 28 Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .371 .463 .834
Jun. 27 Min 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .318 .373 .467 .840
Jun. 26 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .370 .467 .837
Jun. 25 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .371 .472 .843
Jun. 24 LAA 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .376 .478 .854
Jun. 23 LAA 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .378 .478 .856
Jun. 21 @KC 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .322 .376 .474 .850
Jun. 20 @KC 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .371 .463 .834
Last 7 Games 20 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 .150 .150 .250 .400
Last 14 Games 42 3 7 2 0 0 2 3 8 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .217 .214 .431
Last 30 Games 91 10 19 4 0 2 13 7 24 1 0 2 1 5 .209 .277 .319 .596

Xander Bogaerts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 89
2016 157
2015 156
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
2017619161.311.393.737
2016125266203.304.480.873
2015157252124.363.465.887

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017293445378.287.433.780
201652789156910.292.438.785
2015456595696.305.406.736

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017176271174.301.403.756
20163196711485.323.495.889
2015314505525.347.465.846

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017178265265.281.449.790
20163334810418.267.399.718
2015299342295.291.375.702
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% .291 .249
2012 19 A SAL 435 384 9.9% 19.5% 0.51 78% .353 .203
2012 19 AA POR 97 92 1% 21.6% 0.05 77% .373 .272
2013 20 AA POR 259 219 13.5% 19.7% 0.69 77% .378 .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% .323 .114
2014 21 MAJ BOS 594 538 6.6% 23.2% 0.28 74% .296 .122
2015 22 MAJ BOS 654 613 4.9% 15.4% 0.32 84% .372 .101
2016 23 MAJ BOS 719 652 8.1% 17.1% 0.47 81% .335 .152
2017 24 MAJ BOS 387 354 7% 18.3% 0.38 80% .348 .136
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3-Year Averages     654 601 6.6% 18.3% 0.36 80% .337 .122
Career     2,404 2,201 6.7% 18.6% 0.36 80% .339 .127

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Xander Bogaerts Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 1360.3 2 342 4 -2 0 714 0 544 -1 3 -2 3
2016 SS 1378.7 -15 289 -11 -4 0 705 -7 524 1 0 1 -12
2017 SS 777.7 -7 174 -4 -3 0 411 -1 407 -2 3 3 -10
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 -3 1 1 0 -1
2016 SS 0 -1 2 -11 0 -10
2017 SS 0 -2 -1 -5 0 -8

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2017 Stat Review for Xander Bogaerts    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
7.0% BB Rate
WEAK
18.3% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.773 OPS
AVERAGE
.346 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.291 AVG
GOOD
.348 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.427 SLG
WEAK
.136 ISO
POOR

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

Bogaerts (hand) is back in the lineup for Thursday's game against Toronto, Evan Drellich of WEEI.com reports.

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Bogaerts (hand) is expected back in the lineup for Thursday's series finale against the Blue Jays, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Bogaerts (hand) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Toronto, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Bogaerts (hand) has been diagnosed with a muscle contusion and a small sprain in his hand and is considered day-to-day, Tim Britton of The Providence Journal reports.

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Bogaerts is dealing with a hand injury that dates back to when he was hit by a pitch earlier this month, and is getting an MRI on Tuesday, Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com reports.

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Bogaerts was scratched from Tuesday's lineup against the Blue Jays, Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com reports.

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Bogaerts is batting sixth Tuesday against the Blue Jays, Tim Britton of The Providence Journal reports.

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Bogaerts is not in the lineup for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Yankees, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Ever since Bogaerts made his debut in 2013, the baseball world has been waiting for a breakout star to emerge. It didnít happen in 2014 ó he struggled for much of the season, and was moved between shortstop and third base as questions about his defense arose. But a strong finish in September suggested his full potential could be realized in 2015. As it turned out, Bogaerts only tapped into his potential last season, hitting .320/.355/.421 in 156 games while going from a -2.7 UZR in 2014 to 1.0 in 2015 in a full season at shortstop, suggesting he can stick at the position for the foreseeable future. Some of his hitting success was due to an elevated BABIP (.372, sixth in MLB), but even with a little regression cooked in he projects to hit for a high average again this season. The big question is what his power ceiling is, and when he will be ready to reach it. He certainly wonít come cheap for owners who gamble on the power surge coming in 2016.

2015

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's starting shortstop, but questions about his defense emerged early. Despite that, he was one of the few players hitting in a sorry lineup through April and May. With the Red Sox needing any kind of a spark, they signed Stephen Drew and forced Bogaerts to shift to third base. This chain of events was followed by a summer stretch in which Bogaerts' offense went idle. He hit just .161 from June through August and struck out in 26.5% of his plate appearances, compared to 20.5% the rest of the season. The position change was cited by some as the trigger for the drop-off, but it was more likely a result of pitchers catching up to him and feeding him a steady diet of sliders. He eventually made adjustments and had a strong September, but is still unclear what happened to his ability to work the count -- his walk rate dropped from 11.2% in April/May to 3.8% his plate appearances after June. The plan calls for Bogaerts to start at shortstop in 2015 and he should stay there all season with free-agent addition Pablo Sandoval manning the hot corner.

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.