Mookie Betts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mookie Betts becomes the first this season to 200 hits

    Hardball Talk "Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts beat Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (199) to 200 hits, racking up two hits in his first two at-bats of Tuesday night’s game against the Orioles. Both hits were singles. Betts is currently hitting .316/.358/.542 with 31 home runs, 108 RBI, 114 runs scored, and..." September 21

  • Ortiz Choosing Mookie Betts For American League MVP

    WEEI Boston "David Ortiz has as good a case as anybody for American League MVP this season. Yet when asked after the Red Sox’ 9-4 win over the Rays Monday night who would be his pick right now for the award, he identify the other candidate in the clubhouse. “Mookie.” When asked why, Ortiz was also decisive..." August 30

  • Price: Betts is the best player in baseball

    MLB.com "David Price is a Vanderbilt-educated Cy Young Award winner. He's made five All-Star teams. He surrendered Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit. Among the last eight American League MVP awards, five were won by Price's current or former teammates -- including Josh Donaldson in Toronto last year. Price..." August 22

  • Red Sox considering moving Mookie Betts to middle of order

    Providence Journal "Mookie Betts has been the first batter for all but three Red Sox games this season. That could change soon. With Betts on pace for more than 30 home runs this season, John Farrell acknowledged Saturday that he's seriously considering shifting Betts down in the order from the leadoff..." August 07

  • Mookie Betts leaves game with sore right knee

    NESN "The Boston Red Sox lost another important player to injury Friday night, but they’re hoping to have dodged a bullet this time. All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts left Friday’s 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning with knee soreness, something Sox manager John Farrell told the..." July 23

  • Betts jokes Red Sox owe fan a dinner for interference play

    Mass Live "Angels superstar Mike Trout would have scored the tying run from first base on Daniel Nava's double into the right field corner with two outs in the ninth. Instead, a fan here at Fenway Park reached out and interfered with the baseball. Nava's hit was ruled a ground-rule double, forcing Trout..." July 02

  • Why the Red Sox would be foolish to deal Xander Bogaerts or Mookie Betts

    Fox Sports "The Boston Red Sox started the season winning 32 of their first 52 games and grabbed an early three-game lead in the AL East. Since then, they've gone just 7-9 and have fallen one game back of the Baltimore Orioles. The team's pitching has been less than stellar this season, particularly in the..." June 20

  • Never too soon for Red Sox to strike long-term deals with Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts

    ESPN "By now, the question is no longer whether Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts will fulfill their vast potential and become big-league superstars. At age 23, they already have reached that status. No, the issue now for the Boston Red Sox is how long they can keep Bogaerts and Betts together in the..." June 02

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