Red Sox' Xander Bogaerts (ankle) makes spring debut on Wednesday

Boston Red Sox infielder Xander Bogaerts made his 2020 Spring Training debut on Wednesday afternoon in the team's game against the Detroit Tigers.

What It Means:

Bogaerts appeared in the lineup for the first time this year, serving as the designated hitter and batting third against Tigers starter Ivan Nova.

In two plate appearances, Bogaerts went 0-2 with a pair of strikeouts and two runners left on base.