Mookie Betts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Betts' no-whiff streak truly striking "The count had run full, the game was out of hand, and the pitch from Orioles reliever Oliver Drake was an 82.1-mph splitter that was up and in. The batter froze and let it pass, home-plate umpire Paul Emmel called strike three, and the Fenway Park crowd, still buzzing from the David Ortiz home run..." April 18

  • Farrell leaning towards Betts hitting 3rd in Red Sox lineup "With the idea of getting his most dynamic hitter to the plate more often, Red Sox manager John Farrell is leaning toward hitting Mookie Betts third instead of fourth to start the season. That was the alignment Farrell went with for Thursday's game against the Pirates and the one you will likely..." March 24

  • Red Sox Renew Mookie Betts For $950K

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox have renewed outfielder Mookie Betts’ contract at a healthy $950K price, according to Alex Speier of the Boston Globe (via Twitter). Betts, 24, has established himself as one of the game’s best players and is fresh off of an outstanding 2016 season in which he slashed .318/.363/.534..." March 02

  • Derek Jeter’s Favorite Current Baseball Player Is On The Red Sox

    NESN "Derek Jeter knows talent when he sees it, no matter the uniform. The former New York Yankees shortstop finished up his annual Captain’s Camp on Tuesday with the franchise’s minor leaguers, ending it with dinner at a Tampa, Fla., restaurant. Jeter held a little Q&A for the young guys, too, and..." February 25

  • Wondering if Red Sox, Mookie Betts are talking contract extension? ‘Not a peep’

    WEEI Boston "A lot has been made of the window of opportunity the Red Sox may have. Within the next 3-4 years, the foundation of the team will see their contracts expire, leading to some intrigue when it comes to the possibility of extending certain deals. One of those players who will continue to be a..." January 20