Bogaerts went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Saturday's 6-5 win over the Mariners. Bogaerts, who was removed from Friday night's game with a back issue, was back in the lineup for Saturday's afternoon affair. The shortstop extended his on-base streak to 25 games.
Bogaerts (back) is starting Saturday against the Mariners, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports. Bogaerts was removed from Friday's win over Seattle due to lower back discomfort, but he'll start at shortstop and bat fourth Saturday. Over his last five games, he's gone 3-for-16 with two homers, three runs and three RBI.
Bogaerts is day-to-day with lower back discomfort, Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports. Bogaerts was involved in a collision in the top of the eighth inning Friday and was replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom half of the frame. Prior to his departure, he went 0-for-2 with a run, a walk and a strikeout. If the 29-year-old is forced to miss additional time, Christian Arroyo would likely see increased at-bats.
Bogaerts was removed from Friday's game against the Mariners in the bottom of the eighth inning after he was involved in a collision, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports. Bogaerts appeared to be in considerable pain following the collision in the top of the eighth inning Friday but was initially able to remain in the game. However, he was replaced by a pinch hitter in the bottom half of the frame. The exact nature of the injury isn't yet clear, and his status for Saturday's game against Seattle hasn't yet been revealed.
Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Astros. Bogaerts gave the Red Sox an early 2-1 lead with a solo blast in the first, which was his second home run of the three-game series. Across 15 games in May, the shortstop is slashing .281/.364/.820 with three homers and seven RBI.
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