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Team W-L L10 STRK
100-62 7-3 L1
92-70 5-5 W3
92-70 7-3 W1
91-71 6-4 W3
52-110 4-6 L3

2021 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .289 13 63 .777 6
Post Season .310 1 6 .835 1

Top Alex Verdugo News

  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Productive in Game 2

    Verdugo went 3-for-5 with a homer, two runs and two RBI in Friday's 14-6 win over the Rays in Game 2 of the ALDS.

    The Red Sox recorded 20 hits in Friday's offensive showcase, and Verdugo was one of five players to tally multiple hits in the win. He's started each of the first three postseason games this year and has gone 6-for-13 with a home run, five RBI and two runs.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Clutch hit in Sunday's win

    Verdugo went 3-for-5 with a two-RBI double in Sunday's 7-5 win over Washington.

    The outfielder provided the game-tying hit during Boston's seventh-inning rally, plating Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers with a double. Verdugo ended the regular season with three multi-hit efforts in his last six games. He owns a .289/.351/.426 slash line with 13 home runs, 63 RBI, 88 runs scored, six stolen bases and 32 doubles through 604 plate appearances.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Not in Friday's lineup

    Verdugo will sit Friday against the Nationals, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

    The Red Sox's regular starting nine will be a man down throughout the final series of the season, as there won't be a designated hitter available under National League rules. J.D. Martinez, who typically occupies that spot, will move out to right field on this occasion, pushing Hunter Renfroe to Verdugo's usual spot in center.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Back on bench against lefty starter

    Verdugo is not starting Tuesday against the Orioles and left-hander Bruce Zimmermann, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

    He's now set to sit for the sixth time in the last nine matchups against lefty starters. Kyle Schwarber, Enrique Hernandez and Hunter Renfroe will man the Boston outfield from left to right.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Sits against southpaw

    Verdugo will sit against lefty Nestor Cortes and the Yankees on Saturday.

    Verdugo doesn't sit against every southpaw, but he's now been on the bench against five of the last eight the Red Sox have faced. Kyle Schwarber starts in left field while Enrique Hernandez remains the center fielder.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Returns to lineup Sunday

    Verdugo will start in left field Sunday against Baltimore, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.

    Verdugo was given Saturday off but rejoins the lineup Sunday, taking over in left field, where Kyle Schwarber started the previous day. Verdugo has hit safely in eight of the last nine contests, going 13-for-31 with a home run and six RBI.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Day off Saturday

    Verdugo will be on the bench Saturday against Baltimore, Christopher Smith of The Springfield Republican reports.

    Verdugo sits for the second time in three games despite the fact that he's hitting .419 over his last nine appearances. Kyle Schwarber starts in left field, with Enrique Hernandez in center.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: On bench Wednesday

    Verdugo isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Mariners, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.

    Verdugo went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over Seattle, and he'll get a breather for Wednesday's series finale. Enrique Hernandez will shift to center field while Jose Iglesias starts at second base.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Ends homer drought

    Verdugo went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in an 8-4 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday.

    Batting eighth, Verdugo singled in the fifth inning and drove in two with a homer to right in the eighth as part of a five-run inning. The long ball was his first since Aug. 23. Verdugo is now up to 13 homers on the season, setting a new career high, albeit in more games than any of his other campaigns.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Drives in two

    Verdugo went 1-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Saturday's 9-8 extra-inning win over the White Sox.

    Verdugo delivered a key two-out, two-run single to give Boston a lead during its seven-run third inning. He later made a leaping catch at the wall. Verdugo has reached base safely in nine straight games, going 11-for-30 (.367) with five walks, five RBI and a .944 OPS.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: On bench against southpaw

    Verdugo is not starting Friday against the White Sox and left-hander Carlos Rodon, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

    He'll sit for the second game in a row with Chicago sending a tough lefty to the mound. Enrique Hernandez shifts to center field as Jose Iglesias mans the keystone Friday.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Riding pine Wednesday

    Verdugo isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Rays, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

    Verdugo went 3-for-5 with a strikeout in Tuesday's loss to the Rays, and he'll get a breather in the series finale. Danny Santana, Enrique Hernandez and Hunter Renfroe will start in the outfield from left to right.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Three-hit effort in loss

    Verdugo went 3-for-5 in Tuesday's 12-7 loss to Tampa Bay.

    The outfielder has notched four multi-hit efforts in his last eight games, although Verdugo only mustered three singles in Tuesday's contest. He's lifted his season slash line to .288/.358/.431 with 12 home runs, 51 RBI, 79 runs scored and six stolen bases. With Kyle Schwarber expected to see more time at first base going forward, Verdugo is likely to get most of his playing time in left field or center field.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Walks off Cleveland

    Verdugo went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI in Saturday's 4-3 win over Cleveland.

    Verdugo turned what could have been a gut-punch loss into a win with a walkoff, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning. Boston held a 3-0 lead in the top half of the inning before Adam Ottavino (three runs on three hits) gave it away. Verdugo is slashing .320/.424/.452 with nine RBI and 12 runs scored over 20 games since returning from a personal absence in mid-August.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Day off Thursday

    Verdugo isn't starting Thursday's game against the Rays, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports.

    Verdugo will get a rare day off after he went 4-for-12 with a triple, a run and two strikeouts across the last three games. Danny Santana will start in center field and bat seventh.

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  • Red Sox's Alex Verdugo: Adds steal in loss

    Verdugo went 1-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in Sunday's 7-5 loss to Cleveland.

    Verdugo went 1-for-2 in stolen base attempts Sunday, which puts him at 6-for-8 on the basepaths this year. The outfielder has gone 11-for-27 (.407) across his last seven games, lifting his season slash line to .284/.354/.429 with 12 home runs, 49 RBI, 76 runs scored and 27 doubles through 503 plate appearances. With Enrique Hernandez on the COVID-19 injured list, Verdugo should see regular playing time in center field or right field for the next week or more.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 209 lbs
Birthplace: Tucson, AZ
Age: 25
Experience: 3
Bats/Throws: L, L