Xander Bogaerts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Xander Bogaerts in 'heavy discussions' with Red Sox

    Mass Live "There’s good news in contract talks between Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox. According to the New York Post’s Jon Heyman, the Red Sox “are in heavy discussions” with Bogaerts as the star shortstop continues to navigate free..." December 07

  • Xander Bogaerts drawing interest from at least 8 teams

    MLB.com "The Winter Meetings are being held in person for the first time since 2019, and a bevy of big-name free agents could make a decision on their baseball future this week in San Diego. One such player is Bogaerts, who is among the four elite shortstops on the market right now. According to Peter..." December 05

  • Report suggests Red Sox aren't making much effort to keep Xander Bogaerts

    NBC Sports Boston "Boston Red Sox fans haven't gotten much good news on the Xander Bogaerts front, and that didn't change Sunday. Bogaerts has been meeting "in person" with interested suitors in free agency this weekend, while the Red Sox "have not made a competitive..." December 04

  • David Ortiz expects Red Sox to sign Xander Bogaerts: We don't want another Mookie Betts situation

    The Score "Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz implored the team to re-sign homegrown star Xander Bogaerts on Friday. "I expect them to come through and get this done," Ortiz said, according to Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe. "We don't want another..." December 02

  • Red Sox believe they’re still in hunt for Xander Bogaerts as Winter Meetings approach

    The Athletic "No, the Red Sox do not believe they’re out of the running for Xander Bogaerts. That may very well be the latest rumor, and it might be a widespread belief in other front offices, but the Red Sox have not been told their longtime shortstop is planning to move..." December 01

  • Diamondbacks, Cubs linked to free agent SS Xander Bogaerts

    Mass Live "The list of teams who are reportedly pursuing Red Sox free agent shortstop Xander Bogaerts continues to grow. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Diamondbacks and Cubs are interested in Bogaerts, who opted out of his contract to become a free..." December 01

  • The Yankees are in on Xander Bogaerts; but there's a catch

    Clutch Points "Xander Bogaerts has been linked to no shortage of teams in free agency. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, and even Arizona Diamondbacks have been connected to the former Boston Red Sox shortstop. But MLB insider Buster Olney recently..." November 30

  • Dodgers Have Interest In Xander Bogaerts, Alex Reyes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers have joined the growing list of suitors for four-time All-Star and two-time World Series Champion Xander Bogaerts, according to reporter Marino Pepén. Pepén adds that the Cubs and Twins have also joined Bogaerts’ market, adding to a list that also..." November 27

  • Twins eyeing Xander Bogaerts as backup plan if Carlos Correa leaves

    The Score "The Minnesota Twins have a big contingency plan if they can't re-sign star shortstop Carlos Correa. The Twins will turn their attention to Xander Bogaerts in free agency if they need to replace Correa, who they are still very much pursuing, according..." November 24

  • The state of Rafael Devers-Red Sox extension talks, revealed

    Clutch Points "The Boston Red Sox have a lot of work to do in this very important offseason, and one of the biggest items on their to-do list involves signing star third baseman Rafael Devers to a long-term extension. While a deal doesn’t appear to be imminent, it does sound like progress is being..." November 22

  • Ranking Xander Bogaerts' free agent landing spots

    CBS Sports "If there's one universally held observation about this winter's free-agent class, it's that there are a dizzying amount of good shortstops available. In Carlos Correa, Trea Turner, Xander Bogaerts, and Dansby Swanson, buyers who are looking to upgrade up the..." November 21

  • 5 possible landings spots for Xander Bogaerts in free agency

    Sportsnaut "The shortstop market this winter is absolutely stacked, and Xander Bogaerts is arguably the best of the bunch. That is why he is sure to have many suitors competing for his services over the next few months in MLB free agency. Players like American League MVP Aaron..." November 20

  • Phillies Interested In Xander Bogaerts

    MLB Trade Rumors "According to reports back in September, the Phillies were planning to pursue Xander Bogaerts once the free agent market opened, and that plan apparently remains intact two months later.  According to Jon Heyman of the New York Post, Philadelphia is “believed to..." November 13

  • The Top 10 Landing Spots for Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts in MLB Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "When Xander Bogaerts opted out of his contract Monday, it was the Boston Red Sox's loss and the free-agent market's gain. And as such, it's no longer premature to speculate about Bogaerts' landing spots. The 30-year-old shortstop spent the first 10..." November 09

  • Xander Bogaerts Remains Red Sox’s Preferred Option At Shortstop

    NESN "Xander Bogaerts opted out of his contract and became a free agent Monday, but the Red Sox still have the opportunity to re-sign the shortstop. Bogaerts had three years and $60 million remaining on his deal, which also included an option for 2026 that would have..." November 08

  • Xander Bogaerts, Jacob deGrom among players to join free agency after opting out

    The Score "Xander Bogaerts, Carlos Correa, Jacob deGrom, Carlos Rodon, Jurickson Profar, Nelson Cruz, Taijuan Walker, Zach Davies, and Robert Suarez are officially free agents after exercising opt-out clauses, declining player options, or having their 2023..." November 07

  • Pedro Martinez warns of 'culture' shift in Boston if Red Sox let Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers walk

    CBS Sports "Fresh off a last-place finish in the American League East, the Boston Red Sox are facing a pivotal offseason. Designated hitter J.D. Martinez is a free agent; shortstop Xander Bogaerts can become one if he opts out of his contract; and third baseman Rafael..." October 11

  • Red Sox already had multiple meetings with Xander Bogaerts

    The Score "It appears the Boston Red Sox aren't wasting any time attempting to retain Xander Bogaerts. Red Sox executives, including owner John W. Henry and chairman Tom Werner, have already met with the All-Star shortstop to try to negotiate a new deal, sources told Sean..." October 06

  • Phillies Expected To Target Xander Bogaerts In Free Agency

    SI "The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to pursue current Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts in free agency this upcoming winter. This is something Inside the Phillies hypothesized months ago, but now Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe is confirming that the..." September 12

  • Red Sox GM Chaim Bloom addresses Xander Bogaerts’ harsh MLB trade deadline criticisms

    Clutch Points "The Boston Red Sox turned many heads ahead of Tuesday’s MLB trade deadline, but shortstop Xander Bogaerts did not sound impressed at all by the moves pulled by the club’s front office that’s headed by general manager Chaim Bloom. Bogaerts sounded..." August 03

  • Xander Bogaerts: Red Sox told me I'm not getting traded

    Mass Live "Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom and team president Sam Kennedy recently said publicly that the Boston Red Sox weren’t going to trade Xander Bogaerts. “I think I started playing better after that, right?” Bogaerts said. Bogaerts said the Red Sox even..." July 29

  • Red Sox not discussing Xander Bogaerts or Rafael Devers trades

    CBS Sports "Despite losing 13 of their last 17 games and falling three games behind a wild-card spot, the Red Sox are not having trade discussions involving Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers, team president Sam Kennedy said during an interview with WEEI (via the Boston Globe)...." July 26

  • David Ortiz: Red Sox need to prioritize extensions for Rafael Devers, Xander Bogaerts

    Bleacher Report "Boston Red Sox legend and soon-to-be Baseball Hall of Famer David Ortiz wants third baseman Rafael Devers to remain with the Red Sox for many years to come. Speaking to reporters Thursday ahead of his Hall of Fame induction July 24, Ortiz said: "I hope the Red Sox make sense..." July 14

  • Buzz gets louder for Cubs signing Xander Bogaerts in free agency

    Clutch Points "Rumors have been swirling in reference to a potential Xander Bogaerts extension in Boston with the Red Sox. However, nothing has come to fruition. Bogaerts possesses an opt-out clause in his contract with many expect him to exercise following the 2022 campaign. And there will be no shortage of..." July 05