SS - BOS
Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts (shoulder) resumed throwing on Thursday.
He'll throw again on Friday. Bogaerts is expected to be okay after tests on his ailing shoulder came back clean. Hopefully he makes his spring debut in the near future.
Red Sox Shortstop Xander Bogaerts (shoulder) is expected to take 30 swings off the tee today.
It is worth monitoring Bogaerts's progress as we near the start of the 2021 season.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora says SS Xander Bogaerts is dealing with a sore shoulder.
Cora adds that being ready for Opening Day shouldn't be an issue. It sounds like the team is just playing it safe with their star shortstop. Bogaerts is aiming to resume throwing in a couple of days.
Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-3 at the plate with a solo home run in Sunday's 9-1 win over the Braves.
Bogaerts finishes 2020 with a .300 average, 11 home runs, 28 RBI, 36 runs and eight stolen bases. The 27-year-old shortstop remains a top fantasy option at his position and should go high in 2021 fantasy drafts.
Xander Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with an RBI single, a stolen base, a run scored, and a walk in Saturday's 8-2 win over Atlanta.
Bogaerts has had another strong season at the plate for the Red Sox. The 27-year-old shortstop has a .295/.360/.485 slash line, eight stolen bases, 10 homers, 27 RBI, and 35 runs scored through 55 games. Bogaerts is a must-own in fantasy leagues.