Boston Red Sox Prospect Analysis: Mookie Betts

In the 2011 MLB draft, the Red Sox were applauded for their first round picks. They selected: Matt Barnes, Blake Swihart, Henry Owens, and Jackie Bradley Jr. All four of these men were considered great picks as Barnes dominated the Big East, Swihart was considered the best catcher in the draft, Owens drew comparisons to Randy Johnson, and Bradley led the Gamecocks to a national championship...
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Red Sox Second Base Outlook: Mookie Betts Turning Heads In Minors

The Boston Red Sox left no doubts about their future at second base last season by signing Dustin Pedroia to a long-term contract extension that will keep him in Boston through 2021. Pedroia’s extension seemed inevitable despite the Red Sox’s recent reluctance to hand out lucrative, long-term contracts. The four-time All-Star is the heart and soul of the Red Sox, and Pedroia’s...
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Betts Is a Sure Bet

According to Jonathan Mayo of Baseball America, Red Sox 2B prospect Mookie Betts is ranked the #3 second base prospects in all of baseball. Betts, who started 2013 in Greenville before being promoted mid-season to Salem, put up good numbers last year. In 76 games for Greenville, Betts hit .296/.418/. 895 with 7 HRs, 39 RBIs and 20 SBs. While with Salem for 51 games, he...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

De La Rosa eyeing breakout campaign in '14

The Red Sox showcased some of their best prospects -- and even a cornerstone new veteran -- at Saturday's annual New Stars for Young Stars event on behalf of the Jimmy Fund. Off in the corner, shooting pool with youngsters, was infielder Mookie Betts -- an exciting athlete who should have fans buzzing in a couple of years. Plus, the man who has been talked about so much this...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Stars For Young Stars Jimmy Fund Event

Britton, Swihart, DeLa Rosa, Betts, Pierzynski (FN Photo)This morning, the Boston Red Sox and the Jimmy Fund joined forces to help the fight against cancer. The Ninth Annual New Stars For Young Stars event at Jillian's Boston is yet another example how this organization truly gives back to the community. Red Sox prospects Rubby De La Rosa (P), Blake Swihart (C), Mookie Betts...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Learns From The Red Sox

Standing in between Arizona Fall League All-Star teammates Byron Buxton and man-child Jorge Alfaro is Boston’s soon-to-be-star: Mookie Betts. Maybe you didn’t notice the 5’9″ second baseman or his less-than-impressive numbers when you were scanning the AFL leaders, but that would be a mistake. Because the last time he struggled, he made adjustments that lead to a tear that...
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November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Daily Links Around The Web 10/12

Daily Links   ESPN Boston The Sox definitely do have some great prospects. I'm most looking forward to Mookie Betts next season. Here is what Gomes has to say about the up and coming ALCS...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Henry Owens, Blake Swihart, Mookie Betts Among Red Sox’ 2013 Minor League Award Winners

The Red Sox announced their 2013 minor league award winners Saturday. Henry Owens, Blake Swihart, Mookie Betts and Deven Marrero were among those who received hardware for their contributions this season. The awards were selected by the Red Sox’ baseball operations department and minor league roving instructors. It’s been a successful season for the major league club, but the...
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox Mookie Betts Named Top "Fringe" Prospect

(Photo by John Corneau/Lowell Spinners)You might call it a dubious distinction, but the influential website has named Red Sox minor league second-baseman Mookie Betts as their top "fringe" prospect of the week. In fact, Betts has appeared on this list for six consecutive weeks. The site defines "fringe" in a more positive light than you might first...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Destination Red Sox Nation - 5/23

Destination Red Sox Nation is our look at how the minor league teams of the Boston Red Sox fare each night. Game story and box score links as well as links to team rosters, team stats and league standings can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you're on the home page. If you would like to listen to any of the Red Sox minor league affiliates' games...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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