mookie betts

Alex Reimer
July 11, 2019 - 1:28 pm
We lost a member of the WEEI family this month. He was not a host, writer, or producer. In fact, none of us even know his real name. But his impact on the station, in conjunction with numerous other Internet People of Mystery, has been indelible. Farewell, “Stolen Valor Callahan,” or “SV” for short...
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Alex Reimer
July 10, 2019 - 1:05 pm
MLB Players’ Association head Tony Clark is the latest person to bemoan the league’s lack of promotion for its superstars, and much like David Price , he’s pointing to Mookie Betts as a prime example of the game’s failure. But MLB says Betts is to blame for his relative national anonymity. A league...
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Ryan Hannable
July 09, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Two of the Red Sox' best young players -- Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts -- are in completely different situations when it comes to their futures. Bogaerts signed a six-year, $120 million extension earlier this season, while Betts settled in arbitration for $20 million and will not become a free...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
In serious need of some consistency heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox put together a nearly complete performance in a 6-3 win to sweep the Tigers on Sunday, with a lineup continuing to click, David Price throwing five strong innings and the bullpen falling one pitch short of closing it...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Alex Cora said in June that it seemed like the Red Sox had an easier time mounting big comebacks than protecting leads, and with Boston overturning a five-run deficit in Toronto on Thursday, he might have had a point. Marco Hernandez, who’s making a habit of coming through in big moments, went...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Bouncing back from a rough weekend against the Yankees in London, the Red Sox hung double-digit runs on the Blue Jays and racked up 15 hits in a 10-6 win in Toronto on Tuesday. (For a complete recap, click here.) Having been snubbed for the All-Star Game this week, Rafael Devers made his point with...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
LONDON -- When it came to a presence at this year's All-Star Game in Cleveland the Red Sox were clearly hoping for more from their side of things. But when the pitchers and reserves were announced Sunday night the only two members of the Red Sox to make the A.L. club were J.D. Martinez (DH) and...
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Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 7:00 am
Alex Cora will be filling out the lineup card at the All-Star Game in two weeks’ time, but he won’t have any of his own guys at his disposal in the starting nine. The defending World Series champions won’t have a starter at this year’s Midsummer Classic, as J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts were...
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Amin Touri
June 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Wrapping up the final homestand before the All-Star break, a strong offensive performance was overshadowed by another Red Sox bullpen collapse on Wednesday, as a combined seven runs and 15 hits went to waste after another blown save. Down 6-4 into the eighth against the White Sox, the Boston bats...
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Gabby Guerard
June 26, 2019 - 12:07 pm
As the Red Sox gear up for the MLB’s European debut in London on Saturday and Sunday against the Yankees, there is another storyline that seems to have reemerged: Mookie Betts reportedly may be a distant cousin of Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex. The story was first reported by Peter Abraham...
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