Sox activate 20-year-old Bogaerts

Updated: August 20, 2013, 3:30 PM ET

SAN FRANCISCO -- Losers of seven of their past 10 heading into a critical West Coast road trip, the Boston Red Sox on Monday called up top prospect Xander Bogaerts.

The 20-year-old Bogaerts, who becomes the youngest player on the Red Sox since Dwight Evans in 1972, did not play in Monday night's series opener against the San Francisco Giants but Red Sox manager John Farrell said Bogaerts could start Tuesday.

Farrell said he sees Bogaerts boosting the depth on the left side of the ...

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