Mookie Betts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox Outfielder Mookie Betts Rolls Perfect 300 at World Series of Bowling

    SI "Bo Jackson. Deion Sanders. Jim Thorpe. These are the names that immediately come to mind when thinking of famous two-sport athletes. Mookie Betts is trying to crack that esteemed list by excelling in a non-traditional sport: Bowling. The Red Sox outfielder notched a perfect 300 game on Sunday..." November 13

  • Mookie Betts aggravates wrist injury during ALDS Game 2

    Hardball Talk "Red Sox’ right fielder Mookie Betts was removed from the eighth inning of the club’s 8-2 loss to the Astros on Friday after aggravating a left wrist injury. He was in obvious discomfort after taking a few swings against Luke Gregerson in the top of the eighth, and was replaced on the field by..." October 06

  • Betts exits, day to day with thumb injury "Mookie Betts exited with a right thumb contusion in the fifth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Rays. X-rays came back negative, and he is listed as day to day, the team announced. The injury occurred in the fourth inning after Betts hit a grounder to third baseman Trevor Plouffe. Plouffe's..." September 18

  • Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts still contributing despite a down year at the plate

    Boston Herald "It’s no longer fashionable to blame all the Red Sox’ offensive problems on the departure of David Ortiz. But when it comes to understanding Mookie Betts’ season, one that’s been productive but disappointing, what other explanation is there? Comb through all the numbers, talk to the coaches..." September 08

  • Mookie Betts opens up about David Ortiz's absence: 'This year has been rough'

    WEEI Boston "Mookie Betts admits he’s struggled to fill the leadership vacuum that was created when David Ortiz retired last year. In a recent interview on the “Bradfo Sho,” the Red Sox centerfielder talks openly about his struggles with becoming a vocal clubhouse leader. “This year has just been..." August 02

  • Betts sets Red Sox record with 11th leadoff HR "All-Star Mookie Betts now has the most leadoff home runs in Red Sox history. The right fielder clocked the third pitch of Sunday's game from Rays right-hander Chris Archer over the wall in left. Per Statcast™, the 11th career leadoff homer by Betts had an exit velocity of 106.3 mph and a..." July 09

  • Mookie Betts shut down long-term extension talks in winter

    Fanrag Sports "The Boston Red Sox explored the possibility of locking up Mookie Betts to a long-term deal this winter, following his second-place finish in the MVP voting to Mike Trout, according to sources. However, Betts, like almost all young superstars who are position players these days, decided he’s..." June 15