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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 2-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs scored in a loss to the White Sox on Tuesday.
Betts' RBI double came in the third inning, his 29th double of the year. The 22-year-old continues to find ways to contribute on a near-daily basis, as he's now hitting .273/.321/.442 on the season. Batting leadoff most of the season, Betts has 59 RBI, 62 runs scored and 17 steals through 110 games. Aug 26 - 1:11 AM

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Mookie Betts was 3-for-5 with an RBI single in Friday's win over the Royals.

Betts has hit safely in seven straight games and eight out of nine since returning from the 7-day concussion disabled list. The 22-year-old has largely lived up to the preseason hype, batting .275/.323/.442 with 10 home runs, 57 RBI, 16 steals, and 58 runs scored through 106 games.
Aug 21 - 10:06 PM

Mookie Betts hit a bases-clearing double, his only hit in five at-bats in Tuesday's 9-1 victory against the Indians.

Betts struck the big blow, doubling with the bases loaded in the second inning against Trevor Bauer. That sent the Red Sox up 4-0 and they'd never look back. Betts is on a modest 5-game hitting streak and currently has 10 home runs, 56 RBI, and a .270/.319/.437 triple-slash line.
Aug 18 - 10:24 PM

Mookie Betts went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBI, and a stolen base in his return from the disabled list, but the Red Sox lost in 10 innings to the Marlins on Tuesday.

Betts knocked in a run with a single in the third inning and another with a double in the fifth, setting the Red Sox up with a 2-0 lead. He had spent time on the disabled list due to concussion symptoms after falling into the bullpen at Fenway Park on July 28 attempting to make a catch. Betts is hitting .270/.320/.443 with 10 home runs, 50 RBI, and 14 stolen bases this year.
Aug 11 - 10:49 PM

Red Sox activated OF Mookie Betts from the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Betts is back in the lineup and leading off for the club for Tuesday's game against the Marlins. He was hitting .265/.317/.438 with 10 homers and 13 steals prior to suffering the head injury while attempting a diving catch on July 28. Owners should feel free to deploy him as normal moving forward.
Aug 11 - 3:56 PM

Mookie Betts (concussion) will play in a rehab game with Double-A Portland on Sunday.

Assuming he doesn't have a setback, Betts will be activated on Tuesday after the Red Sox' off day Monday. The outfielder has been on the concussion disabled list for nearly two weeks but has been asymptomatic for a while now. Betts sports a .265/.317/.438 batting line with 10 homers and 13 steals this season.
Aug 9 - 9:12 AM

Mookie Betts (concussion) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Tuesday.

Betts has been free of concussion symptoms for a while now and will go through pregame workouts on Friday and Saturday. Assuming that goes well, he'll play in a rehab game on Sunday or Monday before rejoining the club as soon as Tuesday in Miami. He's been out since suffering a concussion on July 28.
Aug 7 - 5:15 PM

Mookie Betts no longer is feeling concussion symptoms and is ready to ramp up baseball activities.

It appears the concussion is behind him, so it's now just about Betts getting back into game shape. That shouldn't take long, putting him in line to return to the lineup perhaps as soon as early next week.
Aug 7 - 4:10 PM

Mookie Betts came away feeling encouraged after visiting with a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

Betts is set to rejoin the Red Sox in Detroit on Friday and is believed to be close to resuming baseball activity. If all continues to go well, he could be cleared to return from the disabled list at some point next week.
Source: MLB.com
Aug 6 - 8:43 PM

Mookie Betts worked out Sunday and Monday and didn't experience any concussion-related symptoms.

"He had a good day Sunday," said Red Sox manager John Farrell. "Another good day [Monday] with the increase of physical activity. There's no reproducing of the concussion symptoms right now." Betts will travel with the Red Sox to Detroit this weekend, so it sounds like he could be activated later this week.
Aug 4 - 8:22 PM

Mookie Betts (concussion) is feeling much better and could resume baseball activities next weekend.

Betts was placed on the concussion DL on Wednesday, but Red Sox manager John Farrell said the outfielder's "headache disappeared... no dizziness." It sounds like he should be ready for activated not long after he's eligible.
Aug 2 - 11:37 AM

Red Sox placed OF Mookie Betts on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Betts was injured when he fell over the short bullpen wall at Fenway Park while trying to make a catch during Tuesday's game. As is the case with most any concussion, how long he'll be sidelined is totally up in the air at this point. Jackie Bradley will handle center field while Betts is out.
Jul 29 - 3:47 PM

Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports that Mookie Betts will likely be placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.

Betts is showing concussion symptoms after tumbling over the short bullpen wall at Fenway Park while trying to make a catch during Tuesday's game. It's unclear at this point how much time he might miss, but it makes no sense for the Red Sox to push him. Jackie Bradley Jr. is expected to be called up to take Betts' spot on the roster and in center field.
Jul 28 - 11:16 PM

Mookie Betts is displaying symptoms consistent with a concussion.

He will undergo further testing, but you'd have to think there's a good chance the Red Sox will play it safe and go ahead and put him on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Betts suffered the injury Tuesday when he tumbled over the short bullpen wall at Fenway Park while trying to make a catch.
Jul 28 - 10:27 PM

Mookie Betts is being evaluated for a possible concussion after leaving Tuesday's game against the White Sox.

Betts made a catch on Jose Abreu's deep drive to right-center field but then fell over the bullpen wall and landed on his neck/head area. He seemed fine initially but was then removed. The play was eventually ruled a home run after replay.
Jul 28 - 9:57 PM

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