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Xander Bogaerts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bogaerts: ‘My Heart Is Always Shortstop’

Xander Bogaerts will shift over to third base with Stephen Drew rejoining the Red Sox, but says his heart is always at shortstop.

05/21/2014

Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: Red Sox Committed To Xander Bogaerts At Shortstop

The 21-year-old shortstop has made his fair share of blunders so far in his first full season in the big leagues, but the Red Sox are committed to him at the position and will endure the growing pains right along with him, according to Jon Heyman.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/29/2014

Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox misplays a ground ball in the 8th inning against on April 27, 2014. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Abraham On Toucher & Rich: Bogaerts’ Limited Range At Shortstop ‘Surprising’ To Red Sox

So far Xander Bogaerts has not displayed the range necessary to play shortstop, and it’s becoming all too evident as the season progresses.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/28/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees waves to the fans after hitting a solo home run in the third inning for career hit 3000 on July 9, 2011. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Adam Jones: Get Ready For The Nauseating Derek Jeter Farewell Tour

Derek Jeter announced Wednesday he’ll be retiring from Major League Baseball at the end of the 2014 season…let the farewell tour begin!

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/13/2014

New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Felger: Jeter’s Retirement Announcement Makes Yankees More Dangerous

Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettite hung up the pinstripes at the conclusion of the 2013 season, and now fellow Yankee pillar Derek Jeter will do the same at the end of ’14. Felger thinks his announcement could have a Ray Lewis/Ed Reed effect.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/12/2014

Jose Iglesias #76 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a portrait during the Boston Red Sox Photo Day on February 20, 2011 at the Boston Red Sox Player Development Complex in Ft. Myers, Florida (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roche: Torn On Jose Iglesias

Dan Roche looks at how the all-time great defensive shortstops fared in their rookie seasons.

03/28/2012

Red Sox Shortstops Jose Iglesias and Mike Aviles (Photos by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Iglesias or Aviles At Short? Is There A Tug-Of-War Brewing?

The Red Sox brass and manager Bobby Valentine could be getting into a bit of tug-of-war over the opening day shortstop.

03/22/2012