The four-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion hit .307 with 15 home runs and 73 RBIs in 150 games last season for the Boston Red Sox. Bogaerts, a career .292 hitter, smashed 156 home runs in 1,264 appearances with the Red Sox.
Bogaerts made his MLB debut with the Red Sox in 2013. He hit a career-high .320 in 2015. He also claimed five Silver Slugger Awards over his 10-year tenure with the American League East franchise.
Bogaerts arrival in San Diego is expected prompt a move to the outfield for Padres infielder Fernando Tatis Jr. Ha-Seong Kim is expected to play second base. Jake Croneworth will likely play first base in 2023 for the Padres.
Bogaerts' deal includes a full no-trade clause and no opt-outs.