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Xander Bogaerts • #2 • SS
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'2", 218 lbs.
Born:Oct 1, 1992 (29 yrs) in Oranjestad, ARU
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Signed by Boston in 2009.
Bats:R
Throws:R
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is a naturally gifted hitter with tremendous power potential and awesome bat speed. Sprays the ball to all fields. Has a great arm and a solid frame. Can hit for a high batting average and also steal bases.
Flaws: While he is improving his defense at shortstop, he might not have enough glove to stay at the position in Major League Baseball over the long haul. Strikes out a little bit too much, as well.
Career Potential: Talented, all-around infielder with upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2016, 2015
Carolina League (A) All-Star Team 2012
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