Would you start Bogaerts tonight?
October, 17, 2013
With third baseman Will Middlebrooks (1 for 10 in this series) and shortstop Stephen Drew (1 for 13) slumping badly in the ALCS, rookie Xander Bogaerts could draw a start tonight. Middlebrooks seems like the most likely candidate to take a seat, considering Stephen Drew is a left-handed hitter facing a right-handed starter in Anibal Sanchez.
"I haven't made a decision about tomorrow," manager John Farrell said Wednesday night. "But given the way the left side of the infield ... we're struggling a little bit to get production out of that side. So it's something that's being considered, for sure."
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