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NESN.com Feb 19, 2024

How Red Sox Newcomer Vaughn Grissom Compares To Young Xander Bogaerts

The Red Sox had eight different Opening Day shortstops from 2004 to 2013. Then, Xander Bogaerts came along and drew the nod for nine straight years, amassing five Silver Slugger awards, four All-Star selections and two World Series titles in a highly successful Boston tenure. That stability was especially important because the Red Sox concurrently […]
NESN.com Feb 19, 2024

Trevor Story Reacts To Xander Bogaerts’ Padres Position Change

With Xander Bogaerts locked in at shortstop, Trevor Story moved to second base for his debut season with the Red Sox. Now, Bogaerts is set to make his own shift to the right side of the infield. After playing short in his first year with the Padres, Bogaerts is slated to be San Diego’s primary […]

Padres complete another deal for more international bonus money

Two trades in the last week give the Padres another $750,000 to spend in the 2024 international period, three-fourths of what they lost for signing Xander Bogaerts before the 2023 season
NESN.com Feb 16, 2024

Xander Bogaerts, Ex-Red Sox Star, Will Change Roles With Padres In 2024

Xander Bogaerts is changing positions. Padres manager Mike Shildt told reporters Friday that Bogaerts will move from shortstop to second base this season. Ha-Seong Kim, meanwhile, will become San Diego’s primary shortstop after bouncing around the infield the past three seasons but playing primarily second base in 2023. Bogaerts, 31, is entering just the second […]

Xander Bogaerts will move to second base as part of Padres' infield shakeup

Padres will move Ha-Seong Kim back to shortstop, where was a defensive standout in 2022; plan is for Jake Cronenworth to stay at first base

Mike Shildt Q&A: Padres manager talks Manny Machado's health, Xander Bogaerts' position, closer competition

Padres must find starting pitching, identify a ninth-inning option (or options) during abbreviated spring training

Padres Player News

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    Luis Campusano

    Spring training update: Luis Campusano, Graham Pauley flex muscles in Padres' win

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    Woo-Suk Go

    Woo-Suk Go puts a good first foot forward in Padres spring debut

  • Joe Musgrove

    Padres notes: Joe Musgrove tinkers; Yuki Matsui's MRI shows no structural damage

  • Yu Darvish

    Padres notes: Yu Darvish starts out on track; Fernando Tatis Jr. on top; rotation fluctuation?

  • Xander Bogaerts

    Padres looking to bounce back in 2024...but with less than they had.

  • Manny Machado

    Padres notes: Jurickson Profar returns 'home'; Wandy Peralta arrives 'ready to go'

  • Jurickson Profar

    Padres have 'real' outfield competition with time dwindling

  • Ha-Seong Kim

    Padres update: Ethan Salas gets two hits; Cal Mitchell homers; Michael King sharp; Padres lose to Guardians

  • Fernando Tatis

    Padres notes: Yu Darvish starts out on track; Fernando Tatis Jr. on top; rotation fluctuation?

  • Yuki Matsui

    Padres notes: Joe Musgrove tinkers; Yuki Matsui's MRI shows no structural damage