Xander Bogaerts on Boston's bench Thursday afternoon
Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is not starting in Thursday afternoon's series finale versus left-hander Mike Minor and the Texas Rangers.
Bogaerts was also given Monday off as the Red Sox play out their final week of the season. Chris Owings is covering shortstop on Thursday while Marco Hernandez makes the start on second base out of the leadoff spot.
Bogaerts has averaged 13.1 FanDuel points over 685 plate appearances (152 games) this season.
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