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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 (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

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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

Mookie Betts is out of the Red Sox starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Astros.

It's just a day of rest for Betts, who has one hit in 21 plate appearances since the All-Star break. Alejandro De Aza is starting in center field and batting sixth.
Jul 22 - 4:57 PM

Mookie Betts launched a solo homer Friday against the Yankees.

His fifth-inning blast against Michael Pineda was the only offense of the game for Boston. He's now up to 10 home runs, 42 RBI, 13 steals, and 46 runs scored through 84 games. Betts got off to a bit of a slow start this season, but he's hitting .319 over his last 47 games.
Jul 10 - 11:17 PM

Mookie Betts went 2-for-3 with three RBI, a walk, and a run scored in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Astros.

Betts knocked in a run with a sacrifice fly in the second inning before adding RBI doubles in the sixth and eighth innings. He's now tied with David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez for the team lead with 41 RBI.
Jul 4 - 4:49 PM

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

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

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