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MOOKIE BETTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts Entertain In ‘Know Your Teammates’ (Video)

Xander Bogaerts is the spring training champ no more. The Boston Red Sox shortstop was the big winner of the 2014 Slapshot Classic down in Fort Myers last year, but his bragging rights have expired, as he didn’t fare as well in this season’s spring training competition. Bogaerts went up against Mookie Betts, who didn’t quite shoot to the top of the leaderboard in “Know...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide: Second Base Preview Podcast

Ryan Noonan and Gerard Martin are back with another fantasy baseball positional preview, this time they talk about second base. They discuss their approach to the position on draft day, Javier Baez, Mookie Betts, and then Javier Baez again. The ‘Funterlude’ is back as well! Listen below, or find it on iTunes or Stitcher by searching ‘TheFantasyFix’.
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts To Lead Off Today Against NU

Manager John Farrell has consistently said he'd like to see Mookie Betts as the 2015 lead-off hitter for the Red Sox. So, in the first contest of the year—today's 1PM tilt against the Northeastern Huskies—Betts is indeed leading off. The full line-up is: Betts CF, Dustin Pedroia 2B, David Ortiz DH, Hanley Ramirez LF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Mike Napoli 1B, Shane Victorino RF, Xander...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts could break out this year

Charles Krupa/APBefore I get into this, here's what I had to say about one Mookie Betts in an article for Razzball a few days ago: Well, if I don’t ask, there will be pitchforks and rioting, so here I go (hold me!)… Mookie Betts. Give me your take on him this season. Will he be used as a trade piece? Will he be MVP? Will he be elevated to Godhood? Will he save 2,145 puppies in...
Via RedSoxLife
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Who’s Better, Mookie Betts Or Xander Bogaerts?

In 2014, Xander Bogaerts was the talk of the town, and rightly so. The then 21-year-old Aruban prospect was coming off an impressive showing in the World Series and was the most highly touted player to come through the system in a very long time. However, when the Red Sox signed Stephen Drew, Bogaerts’ season took a turn in the wrong direction and the Sox were in a downward spiral...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #77: Mookie Betts | 2B/OF | BOS

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! Mookie Betts has only appeared in 52 major league games, which provides us with a mere 213 plate appearances. During that short time he was productive — 34 R, 5 HR, 18 RBI, 7 SB...
Via Baseball Professor
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts, Unlike Family, Turning Blind Eye To Red Sox Trade Rumors

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington needs to watch himself. The Betts family is coming for his job. OK, not really. But Mookie Betts, who inherently has been the subject of speculation by virtue of his status as an elite prospect, said Thursday his family and friends have paid attention to this offseason’s...
Via NESN.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Ready To Make Adjustments, ‘Work Hard’ For Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Mookie Betts knows Year 2 will present even more challenges. Betts burst onto the scene in 2014, emerging as a bright spot amid an otherwise dismal season for the Red Sox. The 22-year-old isn’t resting on his laurels, though. Sustaining success at the major league level is a tall order. “There’s going to be...
Via NESN.com
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Red Sox’s Mookie Betts Now Represented By Relativity Sports

This embed is invalid" /> Boston Red Sox outfielder/second baseman Mookie Betts has switched agencies. Betts, who previously was represented by the Wasserman Media Group, has joined Relativity Sports, according to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier and SB Nation’s Joon Lee. The 22-year-old isn’t arbitration eligible until after the 2017 season and isn...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2014  |  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 be...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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