mookie betts

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Rob Bradford
November 17, 2019 - 7:53 am
The Red Sox have been clearly willing to go down what can be an uncomfortable path, that of giving one player the kind of annual average salary that might make up a small market team's entire payroll. Offers along those lines have been made to Mookie Betts. As good of a player as Betts is, such a...
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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2019 - 8:04 am
Speaking for the first time since J.D. Martinez made his decision to stick with the Red Sox for at least one more year, Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom joined the Bradfo Sho podcast to offer his perspective on the slugger not opting out of his current contract with the Sox and his current...
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Jordan Cohn
November 06, 2019 - 2:51 pm
Chaim Bloom certainly won’t be eased into his position as the new general manager of the Boston Red Sox. While J.D. Martinez electing not to opt out of his contract theoretically should make the 2020 Red Sox a better team, it makes their stated goal of cutting costs moving forward more difficult to...
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Rob Bradford
November 06, 2019 - 12:24 pm
The Mookie Betts talks are coming. They just haven't started yet. Speaking at the Red Sox' announcement regarding this offseason's Winter Weekend at MGM Springfield, president Sam Kennedy told MassLive.com that the latest round of contract talks with Betts haven't begun. Red Sox have not engaged in...
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Rob Bradford
November 03, 2019 - 8:57 pm
The reminders regarding Mookie Betts' talent keep rolling in. For the fourth consecutive season, the Red Sox outfielder was named the Rawlings Gold Glove winner for his work in right field. This is the first bit of news in an offseason that figures to include numerous mentions of Betts considering...
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Rob Bradford
October 29, 2019 - 7:38 am
Pedro Martinez has seen his fair share of general managers, first as a player and then as a member of the front office, himself. At this point, he has a pretty fair idea of what makes a good one. "A good GM, the first thing I’m going to tell you is being able to connect with the players in a good...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2019 - 7:37 am
It was the kind of dynamic performance that has surfaced this conversation in the first place. Mookie Betts dashing home on a simple dribbler into right field, sliding head-first into home and then celebrating the season-ending walk-off win with a group of adoring teammates. A week before it was...
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Rob Bradford
September 25, 2019 - 10:30 pm
The foundation for how Mookie Betts is approaching his future started long before anyone could predict superstardom or contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars. It began on a youth football field in Tennessee. "I had started playing football and it was the first day I ever put on pads and I...
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Rob Bradford
September 23, 2019 - 10:25 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In case you needed a reminder of Mookie Betts' skill, the outfielder offered a pretty strong reminder in the sixth inning Monday night. Betts made what was undeniably the throw of the Red Sox season, throwing out Tampa Bay's Avisail Garcia trying to stretch his no-out liner...
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Carsen Edwards, Grant Williams and Mookie Betts
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Nick Friar
September 10, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Mookie Betts joined WEEI.com’s 5 Out to talk about the sport he’s loved since he was a kid. Basketball. While he didn’t have a specific NBA team he followed growing up, Betts does get to his share of Celtics games now. After a disappointing 2018-19, the 2018 AL MVP likes where Boston’s basketball...
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