Latest Xander Bogaerts News

Bogaerts moving to 2B to enable Kim to take over as Padres' shortstop

Feb. 16, 2024 16:23 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts is moving to second base to clear the way for 2023 Gold Glove utilityman Ha-Seong Kim to take over the San Diego Padres' shortstop. This move comes one year after the Padres signed Bogaerts to an 11-year, $280 million contract. Bogaerts, who...

New Padres manager Mike Shildt to meet with Juan Soto in Miami on Dec. 17

Dec. 05, 2023 20:50 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New San Diego manager Mike Shildt has texted with outfielder Juan Soto and plans to meet with the Padres superstar later this month. Shildt said Tuesday at Major League Baseball's winter meetings that he's been trying to get down to Florida to visit Soto,...