Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts #2

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/210
  • Age: 23


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Xander Bogaerts Stats

.320 7 81 10 .776

Xander Bogaerts MLB Career Stats

.281 20 132 13 .720

Xander Bogaerts Bio

  • Full Name: Xander Jan Bogaerts
  • Pronunciation: BOH-gahrts
  • Born: 10/1/1992 in Oranjestad, Aruba
  • High School: Colegio Arubano, Aruba
  • Debut: August 20, 2013
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jair Bogaerts
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2015 Stats 613 84 196 7 81 10 .320 .355 .776
MLB Career Stats 1195 151 336 20 132 13 .281 .327 .720
  • Status: Active

Xander Bogaerts Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Red Sox AL 654 417 89.17 193.61 0.42 4.39 25.52
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 21, 2015 at 11:19 PM ET

Bogaerts homers, drives in five in come-from-behind win

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-5 with a homer a double, two runs scored and five RBIs on Monday against the Rays.

September 12, 2015 at 7:00 AM ET

Bogaerts set up for success Saturday

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is set up for success Saturday against the Rays.


Xander Bogaerts Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2013 Boston AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2012 Salem CAR
2013 Pawtucket INT

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Pawtucket INT

USA Today Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Pawtucket INT

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Boston AL
2012 Boston AL
2013 Boston AL

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/06/2012 Salem CAR

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Salem CAR

CAR Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Salem CAR

Topps CAR Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Salem CAR

SAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/01/2011 Greenville SAL

DSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 DSL Red Sox DSL

Xander Bogaerts Leaderboards


Season SO Rank
2014 138 13th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2014 8 18th in AL

Xander Bogaerts Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 30, 2014 Boston Red Sox activated SS Xander Bogaerts from the 7-day disabled list.
August 24, 2014 Boston Red Sox placed SS Xander Bogaerts on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 23, 2014. concussion
August 19, 2013 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of SS Xander Bogaerts from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 18, 2013 Xander Bogaerts roster status changed by Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 13, 2013 Pawtucket Red Sox placed SS Xander Bogaerts on the temporarily inactive list.
June 13, 2013 SS Xander Bogaerts assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
April 10, 2013 SS Xander Bogaerts assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox.
February 9, 2013 Boston Red Sox invited non-roster SS Xander Bogaerts to spring training.
August 9, 2012 Xander Bogaerts assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Salem Red Sox.
April 4, 2012 Xander Bogaerts assigned to Salem Red Sox from Greenville Drive.
June 9, 2011 Xander Bogaerts assigned to Greenville Drive from Red Sox Extended Spring Training.
May 28, 2011 Xander Bogaerts assigned to Red Sox Extended Spring Training from DSL Red Sox.
May 28, 2010 DSL Red Sox signed Xander Bogaerts.

Xander Jan Bogaerts Bio Info

Graduated from Colegio Arubano High School in Aruba in 2009. Was a part of the Netherlands' gold-medal squad in the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup...Participated in the Senior Little League World Series in Bangor, ME in 2009. Is the twin brother of former Red Sox minor league 1B Jair Bogaerts, who was a player to be named later sent to the Cubs on 3/29/12 to complete the compensation for Theo Epstein joining the Cubs as the team's President of Baseball Operations...The brothers signed with the Red Sox on the same day. Speaks English, Spanish, Dutch, and Papiamento. Participated in the 2013 Red Sox Rookie Program.


Played a team-high 144 games in his 1st full major league season at age 21...Saw time between SS (99 games, 98 starts) and 3B (44 games, all starts)...Ranked 2nd on the team with 41 extra-base hits (David Ortiz, 62), tied for 3rd among AL rookies...Also placed among AL rookie leaders in hits (3rd, 129), total bases (3rd, 195), 2B (3rd, 28), BB (T-3rd 39), multi-hit games (4th, 35), runs (4th, 60), HR (5th, 12), and RBI (5th, 46)...Hit a team-best .308 (37-for-120) when leading off an inning, 11th in the AL (min. 75 PA)...Averaged 4.1 pitches seen per PA, 11th best among AL qualifiers, the highest by a ML rookie since ATL's Jason Heyward in 2010 (4.1)...Served as Boston's everyday SS through 6/1...Shifted to 3B on 6/2 when Stephen Drew was recalled...Returned to SS following Drew's 7/31 trade to the Yankees...Hit .266/.333/.391 as a SS compared to .182/.217/.300 as a 3B...Was batting .299 (66-for-221) with 17 2B, 3B, 5 HR, 17 RBI, and 25 BB in 59 games through 6/7...In his next 60 games from 6/8-8/30, hit just .143 (31-for-217) with 5 2B, 3 HR, and 13 RBI...Ended the season with a .320 AVG (32-for- 100) in his last 25 games from 8/31 on...On 3/31 at BAL, became Boston's youngest Opening Day SS in a century (21-year-old Everett Scott in 1914)...Ranked 2nd on the team with 41 times on base through the end of April, 2nd most in team history by a rookie before the month of May (Nomar Garciaparra, 45 in 1997)...Had a career-high 16-game on-base streak from 4/16-5/4 (.298 AVG, 17-for-57, 5 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 10 BB, .429 OBP)...Began that stretch with a career-best 10-game hit streak (.324 AVG, 12-for-37, 4 R, 4 2B, HR, 5 RBI)...Worked a 14-pitch PA in the 5th inning on 5/15 at MIN (flyout to CF). Hit 1st career HR at Fenway Park on 5/17 vs. DET...Was the youngest Red Sox to go deep at Fenway Park since Jim Rice in 1974 at 21 years old...According to Elias, became the youngest Red Sox ever to string together 3 straight 3+ hitgames from 5/28-30...His 89 times on base through the end of May were the most ever by a Red Sox rookie and most by an AL rookie since SEA's Ichiro Suzuki reached 97 times before June in 2001...Homered in consecutive games for the 1st time in his career 6/2-6/3 at CLE...Did it again 9/9-9/10 vs. BAL...Drove in both Red Sox runs in a 2-1 win on 8/6 at STL...Sac fly in the top of the 9th inning was his 1st career game-winning RBI...Removed from the game on 8/22 vs. SEA after being struck in the head by a pitch by Felix Hernandez...Placed on the 7-day concussion DL on 8/25 (retro to 8/23) and activated on 8/30...From 8/31 through the end of the regular season, ranked among AL leaders in AVG (10th, .310) and SLG (10th, .500)...Placed 2nd on the team with 4 HR, 10 XBH, and 16 RBI.


Played in 18 regular season and 12 postseason games for the Red Sox in his ML debut. Selected to BOS' active roster on 8/19 and made 12 regular season starts between SS (8 G/6 GS) and 3B (9 G/6 GS)...Hit safely in 7 games and the Sox were 7-0 in those contests. In the regular season with BOS, went 7-for-15 (.467) vs. LHP and 4-for-29 (.138) vs. RHP. Made ML debut with a start at SS on 8/20 at SF (0-for-3)...At 20 years and 323 days old, was BOS' youngest position player to appear in a game since Dwight Evans in 1972 (debuted at 20 years, 318 days old on 9/16 that year)...Was the Sox' youngest SS since Luis Alvarado in 1969 (20 years old) and the club's youngest player to appear in a game overall since RHP Jeff Suppan in 1995 (20 years old). Was 3rd-youngest player to appear in a ML game in 2013 behind WSH's Bryce Harper and TEX's Jurickson Profar. Singled off Brandon League in the 9th inning on 8/24 at LAD for 1st ML hit. Recorded 1st extra-base hits of ML career 9/7 at NYY, including 1st home run off Jim Miller in the 5th inning. Split minor league season between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket, combining to hit .297 (132-for- 444) with 23 doubles, 6 triples, 15 homers, 67 RBI, and 63 walks in 116 games. Named USA Today Sports' Minor League Player of the Year and tabbed the SS on Baseball America's Minor League All-Star First Team…Received Greg Montalbano Award as Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year by the Boston Baseball Writers...Also named Baseball America's Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year. Rated by Baseball America as the No. 1 prospect in both the International League and the Eastern League… Named the top Eastern League batting prospect in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey. At Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket, combined to hit .297 (132-for-444) with 23 doubles, 6 triples, 15 home runs, 67 RBI, 63 walks, and 7 stolen bases. Began season with 56 games for Portland, batting .311 (68-for-259) with 12 doubles, 6 triples, 6 HR, and 35 RBI... Hit in 14 of his last 15 games at Double-A from 5/27-6/12 (.440 AVG, 22-for-50, 4 2B, 3B, 4 HR, 14 RBI). Played 60 games with the PawSox after a 6/13 promotion and hit .284 (32-for-225) with 11 doubles, 9 homers, and 32 RBI...With Pawtucket, made 49 appearances at SS and 10 at 3B. At 20 years old, was the youngest player in the International League all season. Made PawSox debut in a 6/14 doubleheader vs. Buffalo...Scored walk-off run in the 7th inning of Game 1, and launched a 2-run homer in Game 2. For 2nd straight year, participated in the XM All-Star Futures Game...Started at SS for Team World in the 7/14 exhibition at Citi Field in New York...Went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Invited to 1st Major League Spring Training and was the youngest Red Sox in big league camp (20 years old). Appeared in 7 World Baseball Classic games during Netherlands' run to the World Championship Round…Went 5-for-19 (.263) with 2 doubles, an RBI. Following the season, ranked as Boston's No. 1 prospect and the best power hitter in the system for a 2nd straight season, according to Baseball America.

2012 Honored as Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year and Baseball America's Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year after splitting the season between High-A Salem and Double-A Portland...Also named to Baseball America's Minor league All-Star Second Team. Combined to hit .307 (146-for-476) with 37 doubles, 3 triples, 20 home runs, 81 RBI, and 44 walks in 127 games...Ranked among Red Sox minor league leaders in home runs (T-2nd), RBI (3rd), and AVG (T-4th). Was the Eastern League's youngest position player all year (2nd youngest overall). Began year with 104 games for Salem and was named a Carolina League Regular and Post-Season All Star. Placed among Carolina League qualifiers in AVG (4th, .302), OBP (4th, .378), and SLG (2nd, .505). Tied for the Carolina League lead with 8 homers over a 25-game stretch from 6/3-6/28...In that time, led the circuit in SLG (.679) and OPS (1.144)...In 30 June games, batted .337 (34-for-101) with 24 RBI. Promoted to Portland on 8/9 and homered that night in Double-A debut at Akron...Hit safely in his 1st 6 games at that level, including multiple hits in his 1st 4 tilts with the Sea Dogs. Played for the World Team in the All-Star Futures Game on 7/8 in KC...Started as the DH and went 1-for-4. Named CL Batter of the Week for 7/30-8/5, his last full week in the circuit...In that stretch, went 13-for-24 (.541) with 6 doubles, 4 RBI, and 4 walks. Hit safely in 19 of 23 games with Portland at .326 (30-for-92), including 10 multi-hit contests. Following the season, ranked byBaseball America as BOS's No. 1 prospect, as well as the best power hitter and best athlete in the system...Also selected as No. 1 position player prospect (No. 2 overall) in the Carolina League. 2011 Jumped to Single-A Greenville for his 1st season in the U.S. Reported to the Drive on 6/9 and spent the rest of the season as the club's youngest player. Ranked 3rd on the team with 16 home runs, tying for 3rd most in the South Atlantic League during his time with the club. Knocked 2 home runs at Rome on 7/10, his 1st career multi-homer game. Named the SAL Batter of the Week for 7/25-31 after going 8-for-23 (.348) and tying for the league lead with 3 homers and 7 RBI. Closed out the season batting .352 (25-for-71) in his last 19 games, including 9 multi-hit efforts. Following the season, rated as BOS's No. 2 prospect and the No. 10 prospect in the SAL by Baseball America... Also tabbed the No. 58 prospect in all of baseball. 2010 Named Red Sox Latin Program Player of the Year and a Dominican Summer League All-Star in his 1st professional season. Led the DSL Red Sox in AVG (.314), hits (75), HR (3), RBI (42), total bases (101), SLG (.423), and OPS (.819). Ranked 8th in AVG among DSL hitters with at least 200 AB. Topped the circuit with 295 chances and 110 putouts at shortstop. He and twin brother Jair each hit a grand slam on 8/20 in a 16-0 win at the DSL Indians. Tied for the 2nd-longest hit streak of the year in the DSL with a 13-game run to close out the season, over which he batted .358 (19-for-53) with 2 homers.