The point was to make Kinsler the regular second baseman so that and would be able to play elsewhere and the overall defense would be improved. But I feel like I can step in and do a good job. The versatile infielder is capable of covering almost any position but his experience at shortstop is limited to 31 games and 22 starts. Expect the team to ere on the side of caution this time. The team has recalled Tzu-Wei Lin from Triple-A to fill the roster spot.
The are riding high through their first nine games and three series of 2018, and most fans are riding right along with them. That leaves us to predict how the Red Sox will go about replacing Bogaerts. Bogaerts, in an effort to keep Wendle at third, slid toward the dugout's open stairwell and stopped the ball's momentum before an extra base could be rewarded. He fouled off a pitch and was visited by manager Alex Cora and a team trainer. Then, everyone else would move up behind him and whoever played out of Holt or Lin would hit ninth. Bogaerts has a small fracture in his left ankle and could return by the end of April.
He was replaced in the game by Brock Holt, who made the final play of the game on an Adeiny Hechavarria groundout. Pectoral Samardzija pitched in a minor league game on Saturday as part of a rehab assignment. David Price left his start on Wednesday with numbness in his left hand, but he believes he does not have a serious injury. But I think I should be back whenever it's right to help out the team again. Bogaerts was covering third base and chasing his own mishandling of a ball relayed by J.
He was covering third base and chasing his own mishandling of a ball relayed by left fielder J. Bogaerts was on the bench two of the last four games as the Red Sox geared up for the playoffs, but he continued his hot September nonetheless. It was very close to where he was hit last July, and that injury left him worse off for the rest of the season. Essentially, the Red Sox would have three players — Lin, Eduardo Nuñez and Brock Holt — to split time between the two middle infield spots. On top of that, it seemed like he was building some real momentum. They showed in the series and maybe on Friday against the! McCarthy is currently expected to make his next start on April 17. Bogaerts walked to the dugout after a lengthy conversation and is listed as day to day.
Thumbnail photo via Greg M. Braun is currently listed as day-to-day and more news should be coming soon. Of course, if the Red Sox deemed that Lin was the better option here, it would call into question why Holt made the roster over Lin in the first place. Boston says it will recall infielder Tzu-Wei Lin from Triple-A Pawtucket. The rebuttal to that point, of course, would be that these are different injuries. Calling up Lin is a pretty easy first move to make.
As a team, the Red Sox have committed zero errors through nine games. Furthermore, the other two ways the Red Sox could go would be promoting or carrying an extra reliever. He singled in the third and doubled again in the seventh. The Rays would challenge the play, believing Bogaerts touched the ball while still in the field of play, but replay showed the original call to be correct, though Wendle would eventually come around to score. Cleveland starter Adam Plutko allowed three runs in six innings.
Holt said he's prepared to step in at shortstop if Bogaerts has to miss any time. He has brought himself back into the conversation of great athletic shortstops. McCarthy partially dislocated his non-throwing shoulder on April 11. Bogaerts stayed in the game and took first base, but. That being said, this potential injury to Bogaerts seems particularly deflating. That being said, this potential injury to Bogaerts seems particularly deflating. For one thing, he was carrying the lineup at times in the early going this year and he looks as good or better as any other point in his career.
Forearm Melancon received a stem cell injection in his pronator on Thursday and will not throw for the next two weeks. Yelich should be back sometime this week. Andrus was hit by a pitch Wednesday night and will not require surgery. He returned to the lineup on over the weekend and hit a two-run home run off of. Bogaerts was back in the lineup one day after giving the team a scare when he felt discomfort in his left shoulder following a swing. Unfortunately, amid all the excitement on Sunday there was one major piece of bad news when , the hottest hitter on the team, left in the seventh inning with an ankle injury.
There is no official timetable, but it looks like Melancon will still have an extended absence. While the Red Sox have plenty of versatile options on their roster and can fill in at most spots, shortstop was arguably the shallowest position on the roster, which is a big reason Bogaerts is the only regular to start every game to begin the year. Boston had two errors, a wild pitch and a passed ball in the fourth. Mookie Betts homered and had four hits in his return to the lineup, but the Red Sox will also have to wait at least one more day before wrapping the home-field advantage throughout the postseason. He has a contusion on his right hand, but the X-rays were negative. As mentioned above, Lin is easily the best option with the glove, and if they are looking at things from a pure run prevention standpoint then he is the easy choice.