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Mookie Betts’ Red Sox Home Opener Explained By ‘Sport Science’ (Video)

Mookie Betts stole the show in the Boston Red Sox’s home opener. Betts completely took over the game in a span of two innings April 13 against the Washington Nationals at Fenway Park. The 22-year-old’s performance was so impressive that ESPN’s “Sport Science” decided to examine the effort in greater detail. Betts robbed Bryce Harper of a home run, stole two bases on one...
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Rob Bradford: Mookie Betts Should Recover Quickly From Recent Slump (Video)

The MLB season is a marathon, not a sprint. Mookie Betts has found that out recently, entering a bit of a funk after starting the year on fire. The Boston Red Sox outfielder amassed eight hits through his first seven games — including two home runs — but has mustered just one base-knock in his last four contests. Yet the 22-year-old has made noticeable strides at the plate since...
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Scout compares Mookie Betts to Deion Sanders

    This embed is invalid   " /> The Mookie Betts hype train isn’t slowing down.   The Boston Herald’s Michael Silverman recently caught up with some major league scouts to gather their opinions on Betts and Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts. Silverman found that while scouts really like both players, they absolutely love Betts, whose physical...
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Mookie Betts has already become must-see television

Just over a week into the season, we’ve already seen plenty of intriguing storylines and overbearing narratives throughout Major League Baseball. However, there’s been a notable absence of the whole “baseball is dying” talk. Perhaps it’s because it’s still early in the season. Or that the pace of play changes are doing their job. Or that there are simply too many other...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball, Week 2 Tools of the Trade: Mookie Betts’ Value On The Rise

View image |’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a trade. A full-blown analysis of each team’s strengths and weaknesses...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mookie Betts robs Bryce Harper of a home run

Red Sox rookie Mookie Betts is taking the world by storm In the top of the first inning, he robbed Bryce Harper of a homer with this ridiculous catch. .@mookiebetts does NOT believe the hype. — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 13, 2015   Then in the bottom of the first inning, he stole second and third base on the same play thanks to Washington...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What to Make of Mookie Betts

Following a stupid .451/.491/.804 performance in the Grapefruit League, the hype surrounding Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts is through the roof. Scouts are all but penciling him into July’s All-Star lineup, and some of Betts’s peers have even gone as far as to compare him to Andrew McCutchen. And wouldn’t you know it, Betts opened the 2015 season by going […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Mailbag: Betts or Rendon?

Have a dynasty-related question and want a Prof’s opinion? Then take a minute and submit your question on our Dynasty Desk home page for a chance to have your question answered on our next Monday Mailbag! You can also ask the Dynasty Profs directly on Twitter: Jake Devereaux, Lance Rinker, and George Bissell. I’ve just been offered Rendon for Betts in a 12 team dynasty league...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Reportedly 'Considering' Mookie Extension

Mookie BettsAccording to's Rob Bradford, the Red Sox are "considering" a multi-year extension offer to Mookie Betts. While Betts has less than one year of service time, the Boston brass apparently have seen enough to convince them that he's a special enough player to be "locked up" long-term. This makes even more sense since—due to Rusney Castillo's injury—Betts has...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Scout: Mookie Betts could be Red Sox's best player

Talent evaluators love Mookie Betts. Two scouts who follow the Red Sox told The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier, unsolicited, on Tuesday the idea that Betts could start the season in the minors simply is crazy talk. “Not have him as your center fielder and leadoff hitter? Are you kidding me?” one of the scouts told Speier. “This guy could be an All-Star. This guy could be...
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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