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Mookie Betts’ Outfield Defense A Work In Progress For Boston Red Sox

BOSTON — Mookie Betts still is navigating through unfamiliar territory. Some turbulence should be expected. Betts, drafted as a second baseman in 2011, has been learning the outfield for roughly three months. He has adapted well to the position change, largely because of his natural talent, but there are going to be growing pains. The Red Sox were offered a reminder during Tuesday’s...
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Farrell: Either Betts Or Bradley, Jr.‚—Not Both

Bradley, Jr. And Betts: One Or The OtherIn major league baseball, the direct answer is definitely an endangered species. But, not with Red Sox manager John Farrell—at least yesterday, anyway. When discussing the demotion of Jackie Bradley, Jr. and the consequent ascension of Mookie Betts, the skipper stated, "Our roster couldn’t co-exist effectively with both—so it’s...
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Red Sox’s Youth Boosting Lineup This Season (Video)

The Boston Red Sox are looking to light it up at Fenway Park during their 11-game homestand, and the team might be wise to look to its more youthful members. Sox Rookie Mookie Betts found his way into Monday night’s lineup against the Los Angeles Angels after going 17-for44 in his last 10 games for Triple-A Pawtucket. Betts isn’t the only youngster to find his way into the Sox’s...
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Peter Abraham: Red Sox Prospects Getting Called Up Earlier Than Before (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have given plenty of young players a chance to taste what it’s like to play in the Major Leagues this season. Guys like Jackie Bradley, Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts, Rubby de la Rosa and Allen Webster have all risen up the ranks and played for the Red Sox this season, and it seems like all of them did it very quickly compared to homegrown players of the past...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Demoted, Mookie Betts Recalled

In a move that many have been wondering if the Red Sox were going to make, the team decided today to send JBJ to Pawtucket to work on his offense, while seeing what Mookie Betts has to offer with the big club. 
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Red Sox Pregame Notes 8-18-14 Jackie Bradley down, Mookie Betts up.

Brandon Workman gets the start today; his first in almost2 weeks. Photo courtesy of Boston GlobeBoston, MA- As soon as the Red Sox continue to show some signs of life in the American League, they then lay an egg to show their fans and the MLB that they are just not a very good team in 2014. Last night's pounding to the lowly Astros proved once again that the Red Sox will need...
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Mookie Betts Back In Red Sox Lineup For Series Opener Against Angels

Mookie Betts has been on a tear at Triple-A Pawtucket recently, and the Boston Red Sox rewarded that play on Monday by promoting the outfielder to the majors. He won’t waste any time getting back into the mix. Betts will be in the lineup on Monday night, hitting eighth and playing center field when the Red Sox begin a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. to Pawtucket, Mookie Betts to the Sox & Some Sweet JBJ Catches

The Red Sox announced that Jackie Bradley Jr., AKA the Human Highlight Reel, has been optioned to Pawtucket, with Mookie Betts set to join the Red Sox again. Gotta say, as much as JBJ’s offense has burned a hole in my stomach, his defense has been one of the rare highlights in this miserable suck of a season. Plus, he seems like a genuinely nice guy. I hope he gets things straight...
Via Surviving Grady
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Baseball Profcast: Bet on Betts?

In Episode 108, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league.. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: The guys cover some injury and closer news What’s in store for Mookie Betts in the future The results of Mike Trout vs. Clayton Kershaw Breaking down some...
Via Baseball Professor
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Promoted to Red Sox

When I wrote about Mookie Betts and his fantasy prospects for this year earlier this week, I said he would be up in July or August, but the Red Sox have surprised everyone by calling the 21-year-old 2B/OF prospect up to the show today.  He will be available for tonight's game, but it remains to be seen if he will be in the starting lineup right away or not, but it would not...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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