Hot-hitting Bogaerts leaves Red Sox-Rays game with injury


Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam in the second inning to propel the Red Sox to a 10-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park on Saturday.

Bogaerts tried to save an errant throw from left fielder J.D. Martinez by sliding along the warning track to keep the ball from rolling into the Rays dugout.

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"Further evaluation tomorrow", Cora said.

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Bogaerts had been the Red Sox hitter this season, leading the team in RBI (nine) and batting average (.371) coming into the game.

After being looked at by the trainer, Bogaerts was helped off the field and Brock Holt replaced him at shortstop.

Bogaerts in the first inning smacked a two-run double to left field, scoring Andrew Benintendi and Hanley Ramirez. "But I feel like I can step in and do a good job".