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Mookie's missile nabs speedy Kiermaier

It wasn't the accuracy that surprised Mookie Betts. He'd been an infielder and knew how to make pinpoint throws. What surprised him, and what even he didn't know he could do, was throw the ball as far as he did.
2 days ago

Mookie Betts shows off his arm in Red Sox win

It’s been a good start to the week for Red Sox outfielders in the field. On Monday night, rookie Andrew Benintendi showed off his glove in left field. On Tuesday night, right fielder Mookie Betts showed off his arm, throwing out Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier, who was trying to stretch a double into a […]
2 days ago

Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox Having Fun Watching Mookie Betts’ Success

Mookie Betts has powered himself into the American League MVP race with his recent tear at the plate, and his Boston Red Sox teammates and manager certainly have noticed. The right fielder provided all of the Red Sox’s offense Tuesday in a 5-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles, and he now leads Boston with 28 home runs. Hear what center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. and manager John...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Future Is Even Brighter for Mookie Betts

I don’t need to tell you that Mookie Betts is good. Matt’s already done that. I probably don’t need to tell you that Mookie Betts is terrorizing baseballs and pitchers alike right now, least of all the ones in Baltimore. He’s a special talent, and what he’s done recently has been one of the big reasons the Red Sox are still in the AL East pennant chase. His heroics are...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts The Trifecta Again

Yesterday, Mookie Betts went 4-for-6, 4 runs, 8 RBIs with three homers (24, 25, 26).  In the long, storied history of the Red Sox, Mookie Betts is only the 2nd Sawx player to have two three-homer games in a season; the other is Ted Williams.  Mookie Ballgame.  The Splendid Splurger.  The Greatest Mookie Who Ever Lived With Apologies To Mookie Wilson and Mookie Blaylock. ...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Mookie Betts Might Be Hitting His Way Out Of Red Sox’s Leadoff Spot

Mookie Betts has been phenomenal this season at the top of the Boston Red Sox’s order. In fact, he might actually be too good for the leadoff spot. The 23-year-old outfielder, who tallied two more hits in Saturday’s 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, is batting .310 on the year and is putting up incredible power numbers — his 23 home runs and 73 RBIs in 106 games trail only...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts’ Stats Leading Off Games Prove He’s The Ultimate Tone-Setter

The Boston Red Sox’s lineup poses plenty of problems for opposing pitchers, and those troubles start right away. That’s because Mookie Betts awaits at the top of Boston’s order, and the Red Sox right fielder has been excellent when leading off games this season. After Saturday night’s first-inning homer against the Los Angeles Angels, Betts now is batting .352 with five...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Hits Second Leadoff Home Run In Two Days Vs. Twins

BOSTON — Mookie Betts hasn’t been wasting any time getting the Red Sox on the board. The right fielder hit his second leadoff home run in as many days Friday against the Minnesota Twins, sending an 0-1 fastball from Kyle Gibson to the top of the Green Monster to give the Red Sox an early lead. Betts was slacking a bit from Thursday, as he hit that solo shot on the first pitch...
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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