3 creative trade packages for the White Sox to land Xander Bogaerts
The White Sox might need to give up more than they thought for Bogaerts.
The Boston Red Sox might not want to get rid of Xander Bogaerts for just anyone. They certainly want a better return than they got for Mookie Betts a few offseasons ago. They won’t get that little back but they also might get a lot more.
If they were only willing to give him up for a lot, it still might be something for the White Sox to think about. As mentioned before, winning the World Series or even having a roster like this doesn’t happen often. Bogaerts is elite and brings championship experience.
This trade is like combining the other two and adding even more with the idea that it is going to take a lot to trade for this guy. You already were told what would happen if Boston landed Crochet and Vaughn. Thier organization would love it too.
Colson Montgomery and Jake Burger were both first-round picks for the White Sox in recent drafts. Montgomery is currently listed as the team’s number one prospect and will continue trying to grow his game both offensively and defensively.
Jake Burger doesn’t deserve to be in AAA right now but he is. There are plenty of people that deserved to go down over Burger but you never know. He can hit for power and contact which makes him incredibly useful to a team.
Burger wouldn’t play third over Rafael Devers in Boston so like the White Sox, if they landed Bogaerts, they would have to figure something out for him in terms of his position. Either way, this would be a massive trade that would mean a lot to both organizations for very different reasons. You just never know these days.