So far Bogaerts has not displayed the range necessary to play shortstop, and it’s becoming all too evident as the season progresses.
Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe weighed in on Bogaerts Monday morning with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich.
“Most 21-year-olds are playing in Double-A, if that. … When the Red Sox decided to commit to him they knew there was gonna be [mistakes] going on, that it wasn’t always going to be smooth and that his offense was gonna be ahead of his defense. That’s definitely the case. I think what’s surprising to [the Red Sox] is his range is not what they thought it could be, and he’s made some throws that haven’t been very good.
“That stuff they thought was gonna be okay just based on physical reasons: he’s pretty quick, he’s strong "
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The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich on Monday morning to talk about the franchise's depth in theRead more