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Xander Bogaerts

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Boston Red Sox

2018 Stats

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.283

HR

16

RBI

64

R

47

SB

2

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Bogaerts' batted-ball profile raised concerns heading into the 2017 season, and those concerns proved to be justified as he produced at a below-league-average level at the plate (96 wRC+) in his age-2...

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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, $7.05 million deal with the Red Sox in January of 2018, avoiding arbitration.

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Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and two RBI in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the Blue Jays.

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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 148 635 571 94 156 48 32 6 10 62 15 1 56 116 0 2 6 .273 .343 .403 .746
2018 25 AAA PAW 1 3 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 2.000 2.667
2018 25 MAJ BOS 80 352 314 47 89 44 26 2 16 64 2 1 30 62 0 3 5 .283 .352 .532 .884
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3-Year Averages     153 668 612 97 181 48 33 3 12 77 12 2 48 113 1 2 5 .296 .351 .418 .769
Career  (View All)     703 3,004 2,732 407 773 237 157 13 67 347 43 11 220 553 5 19 28 .283 .340 .423 .764

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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. 20 @Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .352 .532 .884
Jul. 15 Tor 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .353 .535 .888
Jul. 14 Tor 5 2 2 1 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .355 .529 .884
Jul. 13 Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .354 .518 .872
Jul. 12 Tor 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .353 .522 .875
Jul. 11 Tex 4 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .355 .526 .881
Jul. 10 Tex 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .350 .516 .866
Jul. 9 Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .351 .512 .863
Jul. 8 @KC 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .281 .355 .520 .875
Jul. 7 @KC 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .351 .514 .865
Jul. 6 @KC 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .345 .513 .858
Jul. 4 @Was Did not play.
Jul. 3 @Was 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .341 .504 .845
Jul. 2 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .271 .333 .491 .824
Jul. 1 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .334 .496 .830
Jun. 30 @NYY 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .338 .502 .840
Jun. 29 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .337 .504 .841
Jun. 28 LAA 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .342 .512 .854
Jun. 27 LAA 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .336 .508 .844
Jun. 26 LAA 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .338 .510 .848
Jun. 24 Sea 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .333 .508 .841
Jun. 23 Sea Did not play.
Jun. 22 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .279 .335 .508 .843
Jun. 21 @Min 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .336 .513 .849
Jun. 20 @Min 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .335 .511 .846
Jun. 19 @Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .336 .511 .847
Jun. 17 @Sea 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .339 .518 .857
Jun. 16 @Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .338 .507 .845
Jun. 15 @Sea 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .342 .514 .856
Jun. 14 @Sea 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .341 .505 .846
Last 7 Games 29 5 10 1 2 2 10 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 .345 .367 .724 1.091
Last 14 Games 48 11 16 3 2 4 20 9 9 0 0 1 1 0 .333 .441 .729 1.170
Last 30 Games 108 18 32 9 2 7 29 14 17 1 0 1 1 1 .296 .379 .611 .990

Xander Bogaerts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 80
2017 146
2016 157
2015 156
2014 44 99
2013 9 8

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Xander Bogaerts: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 1

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Xander Bogaerts Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018699190.246.377.743
2017109192103.294.404.777
2016125266203.304.480.873

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182433815552.296.580.931
20174627585212.268.403.739
201652789156910.292.438.785

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018149209371.295.564.925
2017300514287.293.413.765
20163196711485.323.495.889

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018165277271.273.503.847
2017271436348.251.391.726
20163334810418.267.399.718
Xander Bogaerts vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Mike Fiers DET 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200

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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 635 571 8.8% 18.3% 0.48 80% .327 .130
2018 25 AAA PAW 3 3 0% 0% 0.00 100% .500 1.333
2018 25 MAJ BOS 352 314 8.5% 17.6% 0.48 80% .305 .249
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3-Year Averages     668 612 7.2% 16.9% 0.42 82% .346 .122
Career     3,004 2,732 7.3% 18.4% 0.40 80% .331 .140

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Xander Bogaerts Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
SS 2017 1310.3 -11 34 -9 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0
2018 707.3 -14 34 -13 0 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 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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0.48 BB/K
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8.5% BB Rate
GOOD
17.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.884 OPS
ELITE
.352 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.283 AVG
GOOD
.305 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.532 SLG
ELITE
.249 ISO
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Xander Bogaerts: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bogaerts went 2-for-5 with a pair of runs scored and a walkoff grand slam Saturday against the Blue Jays.

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Bogaerts went 3-for-4 with a triple, a run scored and an RBI in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Rangers.

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Bogaerts went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, two runs and two walks in Boston's 10-5 win over Kansas City on Friday.

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Bogaerts is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Nationals.

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Bogaerts went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run in Tuesday's 11-4 win over the Nationals.

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Bogaerts (finger) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.

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Bogaerts (finger) is not starting Saturday against the Mariners, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.

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Bogaerts (finger) is unlikely to play Saturday, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.

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Bogaerts left Friday's game after spraining his left index finger, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.

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Bogaerts went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Thursday's 9-2 win over the Twins.

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Bogaerts went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and scored two runs in Sunday's 9-3 win over the Mariners.

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Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer and a walk in Boston's 7-6 defeat to Seattle on Friday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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). The expected power hadn't yet developed and we were curious to see what his numbers would look like when BABIP corrected, which it did in 2016 (.335). The results were encouraging. The 24-year-old's power bat arrived, belting 21 homers with a .152 ISO and he bumped his walk rate to 8.1 percent. Slashing a respectable .294/.356/.446, Bogaerts was a first-time All-Star and earned a second Silver Slugger award. The advanced metrics indicate more runs created and better plate discipline, but it wasn't all good in 2016. There was a continuous fall from his season high .529 slugging and .934 OPS on June 11, to .392/.717 from that point on. Bogaerts is getting closer to a breakout year, which will come when he eliminates the prolonged slumps.

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.