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Xander Bogaerts takes responsibility for Twitter flub

CHICAGO -- Rookie shortstop Xander Bogaerts deleted his Twitter account early Thursday morning after he accidentally posted a photograph of a scantily clad young woman to his 40,000 followers.

Bogaerts, who at 21 is the second-youngest player in the majors, said the post was unintentional and a friend called to tell him what had happened.

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