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Xander Bogaerts Salary: How Much Does Xander Bogaerts Make?

Xander Bogaerts is an Aruban professional baseball shortstop for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball and the Netherlands national baseball team.

He was born on October 1, 1992, in Oranjestad, Aruba.

Bogaerts played for the Dutch national team in the 2011 Baseball World Cup (which the team won), the 2013 World Baseball Classic, and the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

During the beginning postponed 2020 season, Bogaerts was again Boston’s essential shortstop.

On August 2 against the Yankees, he had 4 hits with 2 homers and 3 RBI. Bogaerts had 2 multi-take games on 12 September versus the Rays and 18 September versus the Yankees.

He completed the season with a 10 game hitting streak and 18 straight games getting on-base. In general, with the 2020 Red Sox, he batted .300 with 11 homers, 28 RBIs, and 8 taken bases in 56 games.

Bogaerts drove all AL shortstops in homers and RBIs and was second in runs, complete bases, on-base rate, slugging, and OPS.

Bogaerts returned as Boston’s essential shortstop in 2021. On July 1, he was named the AL beginning shortstop for the 2021 All-Star Game.

On August 31, Bogaerts was taken out from a game in Tampa Bay because of a positive COVID-19 test.

Xander Bogaerts Salary: How Much Does Xander Bogaerts Make?

Per Xander Bogaerts’ contract, he reportedly takes home an annual average of $20 million as a professional baseball shortstop.

Bogaerts will earn a base salary of $20,000,000 while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000. Contract Notes: Player Opt-out available after 2022. 2026 Option vests with 535 plate appearances in 2025.

Xander Bogaerts Awards

  • 3× All-Star (2016, 2019, 2021)
  • 2× World Series champion (2013, 2018)
  • All-MLB First Team (2019)
  • 4× Silver Slugger Award (2015, 2016, 2019, 2021)

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