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Grounding the High Expectations of Boston’s Mookie Betts

Red Sox Nation has been here before, drooling over the next top prospect that has made the leap to the big leagues. Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox is no different. Betts has made a fast rise through the minor league levels, plowing through AA and AAA to the Majors within the same 2014 […]
Via Infield Single
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill James’ 2015 Red Sox Predictions: Mookie Betts Could Have Bright Future (Video)

Bill James has made a name for himself with his annual Major League Baseball predictions, and this year he’s got an interesting look at the Boston Red Sox’s 2015 season. Red Sox writer Ricky Doyle gives his take on some of James’ predictions in the video above. Thumbnail photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Video, Ricky...
6 days ago  |  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’s Alex Speier and SB Nation’s Joon Lee. The 22-year-old isn’t arbitration eligible until after the 2017 season and isn...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox may be ready to move Yoenis Cespedes

One of the biggest coups of the 2014 Major League Baseball season was the Boston Red Sox landing outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Oakland A’s in exchange for a few months of Jon Lester. Cespedes finished the season with 22 home runs and 100 RBIs, while Lester was decent for the A’s and will now hit free agency. Meanwhile, Cespedes has a year left on his contract. That was...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Quick hits

At this point in the season the Boston Red Sox are not playing for wins and losses. That time has come and gone. Instead, they are playing to evaluate and showcase talent while gauging which players they believe can impact the 2015 team, and which players would be better served elsewhere. So, for all things 2015, let’s take a look at what’s been going on this week: Mookie Betts...
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Mookie Betts Continues To Provide Offensive Spark

The Boston Red Sox won’t be involved in the playoff races in September, but exciting outfield prospect Mookie Betts is giving fans reasons to follow the team over the final month of the regular season. Betts was moved up to the leadoff spot for Monday’s series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, and he provided some much-needed offense for Boston. The 21-year...
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

An Appeal to Mookie Betts: Please Don’t Make Us Fall in Love With You

I think we can all admit that this Red Sox season has, for the most part, been only slightly more enjoyable than being hooked up to a self groin-kicking machine. We look for bright spots where we can find them, whether it’s Daniel Nava becoming a wildly indispensable part of our line-up or Craig Breslow successfully teaching his niece to parallel park. One such bright spot ...
Via Surviving Grady
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts Hits First Career Grand Slam At Tropicana Field (Video)

Mookie Betts is still trying to prove that he deserves a spot on the Boston Red Sox roster, and he made quite the case for himself Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Betts was up with two outs and the bases loaded in the second inning when he launched a no-doubter over the left field wall on the second pitch he saw. It was his first career grand slam and his third home run of the...
August 29, 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

Place Your 'Betts', Mookie To See Fenway Soon

Mookie Betts—the number five ranked prospect in the Red Sox organization—didn't do anything yesterday to hurt his chances of seeing The Show in 2014. In the AAA PawSox double-header sweep, Betts went 4-10 with a double and four RBIs. He also scored a run and had two stolen bases. Since being moved up from AA Portland, the 21-year old has reached base in all 15 games for the PawSox—hitting...
Via FenwayNation
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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