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BID Injury Report

A Quick Recovery for Xander Bogaerts?




Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was off to a great start this season, hitting .368 and a pair of home runs, to help the Red Sox continue their blazing start in April baseball.

Then on Sunday, Bogaerts chased a misplaced ball right into Tampa Bay's dugout, suffering injury and requiring help off the field. The Red Sox confirmed a day later that Bogaerts was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture in his left ankle.

"The key to this diagnosis is 'non-displaced,' which means the bones stayed in their normal position," says orthopedic surgeon Joe DeAngelis, MD, MBA, of BIDMC's Sports Medicine Division…

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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is the official hospital of the Boston Red Sox and Red Sox Nation. Physicians at BIDMC do not treat Red Sox players and have no specific knowledge of player conditions.