Xander Bogaerts left Friday night’s Boston Red Sox’s 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners after getting hurt in a collision with teammate Alex Verdugo. Boston was leading 4-2 in the top of the 8th inning with one out and J.P. Crawford at the plate. Crawford hit a fly ball to shallow left field.
The Boston Red Sox officially have a winning streak on their hands following a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners, but it didn’t come without cause for concern. Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts left the game in the eighth inning shortly after colliding with teammate Alex Verdugo in left field. Luckily for Red Sox fans, it doesn’t look as though he was seriously injured.
Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was removed from their win late with a lower back injury. Alex Cora gave an update postgame. Bogaerts name has been floated in trade rumors of late, and for good reason, as he’s likely to opt out of his contract at the end of the season and the Red Sox don’t appear close to extending him just yet.
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Xander Bogaerts day-to-day with back discomfort after collision with Alex Verdugo, Red Sox’s Alex Cora says
BOSTON -- Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is day-to-day with lower back discomfort after colliding with Alex Verdugo in the eighth inning of Friday’s game, manager Alex Cora said. Bogaerts was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the bottom of the eighth. “We’ll see how he feels tomorrow and go...
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In Friday’s win over the Mariners, the Red Sox got a big grand slam from Trevor Story to help lead them to their third straight win. Things are going well, but it wasn’t all positive, with a late-game collision between Xander Bogaerts and Alex Verdugo knocking the former out of the game. Bogaerts is day-to-day. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)
Xander Bogaerts contract talks will wait until after season, Scott Boras says; Chaim Bloom reiterates Red Sox ‘have time’ for deal (report)
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts might be willing to let his agent, Scott Boras, negotiate an extension during the regular season but it appears Boras isn’t interested in doing so. In an interview with Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe, Boras said he was unwilling to hold any talks until this fall at the earliest.
Boston Red Sox fans have been hoping for a contract extension to come soon for superstar infielder Xander Bogaerts. When nothing was finalized leading up to the 2022 campaign, there were plenty of nerves. Now, things have been made even worse with the latest update from Scott Boras, who said...
Scott Boras says he won’t negotiate an extension for Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts during the season. “That’s our
Manager Alex Cora said after Friday's win over the Mariners that Bogaerts is day-to-day with lower back discomfort, Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports. Bogaerts was involved in a collision in the top of the eighth inning Friday and was replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom half of the frame. Prior to his departure, he went 0-for-2 with a run, a walk and a strikeout. If the 29-year-old is forced to miss additional time, Christian Arroyo would likely see increased at-bats.
Bogaerts was removed from Friday's game against the Mariners in the bottom of the eighth inning after he was involved in a collision, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports. Bogaerts appeared to be in considerable pain following the collision in the top of the eighth inning Friday but was initially able to remain in the game. However, he was replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom half of the frame. The exact nature of the injury isn't yet clear, and his status for Saturday's game against Seattle hasn't yet been revealed.
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