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Would You Trade Matt Harvey for Mookie Betts?

Mark Simon of ESPN NY makes the case that Matt Harvey should be traded for Rex Sox’s center fielder Mookie Betts. While Simon understands it’s a move the Mets could end up regretting, he argues that dealing him now might be the best move. – He has three years of team control left, at which point he’s almost surely gone. – He’s likely going to be quite pricey in those...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts has site set on PBA

Pro baseball has seen its fair share of two-sport stars…but not quite like this. Mookie Betts returned home to Nashville the day after the 2015 season concluded and got a start on his other passion. Bowling. “I’ve been bowling for a long time and the opportunity to bowl against the guys I’ve watched on TV on Sundays for all these years is going to be an amazing experience...
Via Hall of Very Good
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Roster Recap: The Magnificent Mookie Betts

Welcome to BP Boston’s new Roster Recap series! Over the next four months, we’ll be breaking down every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. There’s no better time than the offseason to review the best...
Via BP Boston
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts is Headed To The World Series (Sort Of)

(Boston Herald Photo)Mookie Betts almost hit .300 this year for the Red Sox (.291). But, reaching "300" isn't exactly a foreign concept to him—since he's bowled that number twice in his life. Thanks to his ten-pin bowling prowess, Mookie has been invited to the Professional Bowlers Association’s Geico World Series of Bowling VII Tournament in Reno, Nevada this December. Mookie...
Via FenwayNation
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MLBer enters Pro Bowlers Association World Series

Mookie Betts is going to the World Series. He just won’t be wearing a baseball uniform. The Boston Red Sox outfielder earned a spot in the Professional Bowlers Association’s Geico World Series of Bowling VII tournament, which is being held in Reno, Nev., from Dec. 7-19, per The Boston Globe’s Pete Abraham. The PBA says it extended an invitation to Betts after he discussed...
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Is The FN Sept./Oct. Player Of The Month

(Getty Images)The Editors Of FenwayNation have named Mookie Betts as their 2015 September/October Player Of The Month. The center-fielder hit .358 during 26 games in the two-month period—compiling a .358 average over that span. Betts had 5 HRs and 14 RBIs in September/October—and a total of 44 hits. He also had 12 doubles to lead the team in that category. This is the second...
Via FenwayNation
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

JABO: The Evolution of Mookie Betts

A year ago, Mookie Betts was one of the more divisive young talents in baseball. Mostly overlooked by scouts due to his diminutive size and lack of power — he was a 5th round pick by the Red Sox back in the 2011 draft — Betts ended up crushing minor league pitching in 2013 and 2014 to put himself on the prospect map, though opinions about his future still varied pretty widely...
Via Fangraphs
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Makes Incredible Catch To Save Rich Hill’s Shutout (Video)

BOSTON — Rich Hill was dominant in the Red Sox’s 7-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, but it was Mookie Betts who put the finishing touches on the left-hander’s complete game shutout. The outfielder has been playing in right field for only a week, but he made a highlight-reel catch to rob Orioles first baseman Chris Davis of a two-run home run and end the game. “When...
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: Mookie Betts Looks To Extend Hit Streak

Mookie Betts is locked in at the plate. The Boston Red Sox center fielder is riding an 18-game hitting streak entering Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Therefore, NESN’s Tom Caron believes he is a good choice for you daily fantasy baseball lineup. Think you know better than TC? Visit DraftKings and challenge him. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity...
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mookie Betts scores from second on nubber

  This embed is invalid   " /> What happens when you mix excellent speed with impressive instincts?   You get Mookie Betts. Betts showed off both his tools and his baseball sense Saturday in the Boston Red Sox’s 7-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The 22-year-old outfielder, who homered in the first inning, scored all the way from second...
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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