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Mookie Betts | Outfielder

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (22) / 10/7/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Mookie Betts went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBI in Sunday's 13-2 trouncing of the Royals.
Betts doubled in the third inning, hit a two-run shot in the fifth inning, walked and scored a run in the sixth inning, and then tripled and scored his third run of the afternoon in the top of the eighth inning. The 22-year-old outfielder finished a single short of the cycle, boosting his OPS from .749 to .782. Jun 21 - 5:30 PM

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Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Royals.

Betts led off the game with a solo home run to left-center off of Edinson Volquez. He also singled and scored twice on his way to a 2-for-4 day. For the year as a whole, Betts is hitting .271/.322/.427 with seven homers, 30 RBI and 30 runs scored.
Jun 20 - 11:23 PM

Mookie Betts went 4-for-5 with an RBI single and a stolen base Friday against the Royals.

It was the first four-hit game of his career. Betts has been red-hot of late, collecting 14 hits over his last 23 at-bats. He has improved his batting average 30 points from .237 to .267.
Jun 20 - 12:21 AM

Mookie Betts went 3-for-4, but the Red Sox were handed a 4-2 loss by the Braves on Monday.

Betts hit an RBI single in the ninth inning in an attempt to incite a comeback, but the Red Sox came up short again. Betts has six home runs, 27 RBI, 10 stolen bases, and a .246/.303/.388 triple-slash line on the year.
Jun 15 - 10:27 PM

Mookie Betts (back) returned to the Red Sox' lineup on Monday.

Betts missed the last two games with a sore lower back, but he's feeling well enough to give it a go now. The young outfielder is hitting eighth and playing center field.
Jun 15 - 4:59 PM

Mookie Betts (back) took batting practice prior to Sunday's game.

Betts didn't start for the second straight day, but that he was able to take BP is obviously a good sign. He's considered day-to-day.
Jun 14 - 2:36 PM

Mookie Betts (back) remained out of the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

Betts is still sore after banging his lower back when crashing into the wall during Friday's game. He's considered day-to-day. Rusney Castillo is in center field Sunday, with Alejandro De Aza covering right.
Jun 14 - 11:17 AM

Mookie Betts (back) is dealing with persistent soreness, but isn't experiencing any concussion symptoms and is not a candidate for the disabled list at this point.

He's expected to need a couple of days off after crashing into the center field wall and getting pulled from Friday's game against the Blue Jays. Expect him to return to the Red Sox lineup early next week. Alejandro De Aza will continue to see increased playing time in his absence.
Jun 13 - 11:35 AM

Mookie Betts (back) is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Saturday.

Betts sprained his lower back when crashing into the wall during Friday's game. He's being considered day-to-day for the time being. Alejandro De Aza is getting the start in his place and will hit seventh on Saturday.
Jun 13 - 10:38 AM

Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Friday that Mookie Betts passed his concussion test and that X-rays on his back came back negative.

Betts was pulled from Friday's game against the Blue Jays as a precautionary measure after crashing into the wall in center field. It sounds as though he was able to avoid any serious injury and should be able to return to the lineup in a day or two.
Jun 12 - 10:58 PM

Mookie Betts was removed from Friday's game against the Blue Jays with a sprained lower back.

Betts sustained the injury crashing into the wall in center field. It's unclear how how long it may keep him on the shelf. Before departing, he blasted a solo home run in his only at-bat, his sixth of the season.
Jun 12 - 8:39 PM

Mookie Betts went 0-for-3 as the Red Sox's No. 7 hitter on Wednesday.

Betts was dropped in Boston's lineup in part because of a recent slump but also largely because the entire lineup has been struggling. He still seems like a really good bet here, but his run numbers will suffer until he moves back up (he was doing poorly in that category anyway because of Boston's troubles hitting with RISP).
Jun 10 - 10:22 PM

Mookie Betts is not in the Red Sox' lineup Sunday.

It's simply a day off. Rusney Castillo is in center field for Betts, with Brock Holt covering right.
Jun 7 - 9:52 AM

Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a double Monday against the Twins.

Betts is now batting .323 (10-for-31) over his last seven games. This includes four multi-hit games. He hasn't drawn a walk since May 11, but fantasy owners will take any sign of progress.
May 25 - 5:29 PM

Mookie Betts is not in the Red Sox starting lineup on Saturday.

Rusney Castillo is getting the start in center field, with Shane Victorino back in there in right field against opposing southpaw C.J. Wilson. Betts has fallen on hard times after a strong start to the season and is hitting just .232/.290/.387 with five homers and 22 RBI in 41 games on the year.
May 23 - 3:47 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Blake Swihart
2Sandy Leon
3Ryan Hanigan
4Christian Vazquez
1B1Mike Napoli
2Travis Shaw
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Brock Holt
3Deven Marrero
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Pablo Sandoval
LF1Hanley Ramirez
2Daniel Nava
CF1Mookie Betts
RF1Jackie Bradley
2Shane Victorino
3Alejandro De Aza
DH1David Ortiz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clay Buchholz
2Rick Porcello
3Wade Miley
4Eduardo Rodriguez
5Justin Masterson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Koji Uehara
2Junichi Tazawa
3Craig Breslow
4Alexi Ogando
5Tommy Layne
6Heath Hembree
7Robbie Ross
8Jonathan Aro
9Anthony Varvaro
10Brandon Workman