Slapshot Classic: Xander Bogaerts Goes Five-Hole To Take First Place (Video)

With only one day remaining in the Slapshot Classic, Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts overthrew Jonny Gomes to claim the top spot.

Bogaerts, who looked surprisingly natural with a hockey stick, went five-hole twice to boot Gomes out of first place. Bogaerts’ 10 points put him in a great position to be presented with the championship belt Wednesday, but a couple of shooters still remain.

Check out Bogearts’ impressive showing in the video above, as well as the overall standings below.

1. Xander Bogaerts: 10 points

2. Jonny Gomes: 9 points

3. Jon Lester: 7 points

4. Grady Sizemore: 6 points

5. Jake Peavy: 6 points

6. Clay Buchholz: 5 points

7. David Ross: 4 points

8. Shane Victorino: 3 points

9. Dustin Pedroia: 2 points

10. John Lackey: 2 points

11. A.J. Pierzynski: 2 points

12. Mike Napoli: 1 point

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