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Xander Bogaerts

Xander Bogaerts 2 SS

Boston Red Sox

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Xander Jan Bogaerts
  • Age: 25 (October 1, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 210
  • MLB Debut: 08/20/2013
  • School: Colegio Arubano, Aruba
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jair Bogaerts
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Xander Bogaerts Awards and Honors

Xander Bogaerts  2 SS

Xander Bogaerts
  • Full Name: Xander Jan Bogaerts
  • Born: October 1, 1992
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 210
  • School: Colegio Arubano, Aruba
  • MLB Debut: 08/20/2013

Prior to 2014 season, was ranked by MLB.com as the Red Sox's top prospect and the No. 2 prospect in all of baseball. ... In 2013, played 18 regular season games and 12 postseason games in the big leagues, starting all six games in the World Series and with Game 1 became the 11th-youngest (21 years, 22 days) position player to start a World Series game. ...  Ranked No. 1 among Red Sox prospects by MLB.com entering the 2013 season. ... Played for The Netherlands at the 2013 World Baseball Classic. ... Was named the Red Sox's 2012 Minor League Offensive Player of the Year. ... Was named Red Sox Latin Program Player of the Year in 2010 after leading the Dominican Summer League Red Sox in batting, hits, homers, RBIs, total bases, slugging percentage and OPS. ... Won a gold medal with The Netherlands at the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup. ... Participated in the 2009 Senior Little League World Series in Bangor, Maine. ... Signed by the Boston Red Sox as a non-drafted free agent on Aug. 23, 2009. ... Is the twin brother of former Red Sox prospect Jair Bogaerts. ... Speaks English, Spanish, Dutch and Papiamento.