Mookie Betts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nobody will win in Mookie Betts arbitration gamble

    Boston Herald "It’s one thing to go to salary arbitration with a reliever by the name of Fernando Abad, like the Red Sox did last year. It’s quite another for the Sox to enter a room with the heart, soul and future of their organization — that’s Mookie Betts — and then say to his face all the ways they don’t..." January 16

  • Red Sox avoid arbitration with all but Mookie Betts

    Boston Herald "The Red Sox are saving the best for last. Yesterday was the deadline for arbitration-eligible players to exchange numbers with their teams, and the Red Sox agreed to terms with all of their eligible players except for one: Mookie Betts. Nine other Red Sox avoided arbitration yesterday,..." January 12

  • Which version of Bradley, Bogaerts and Betts can Red Sox expect going forward?

    NBC Sports Boston "The most important evaluations the Red Sox have to make this winter are internal. Who exactly is Jackie Bradley Jr.? And Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts? Can all three be expected to return to their 2016 forms, or is 2017 closer to reality? Who are they actually? Maybe 2016 was an..." December 12

  • 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