mookie betts

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Connor Donahue
June 14, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts returned from a 14-game absence Monday in Baltimore and jumped right back into the swing of things, despite the lack of a rehab stint. Betts, who was sidelined with a left abdomen strain, was expected to make a rehab assignment before rejoining the club. His manager...
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John Tomase
June 13, 2018 - 6:40 pm
Chris Sale had had enough. The Red Sox ace, removed from the game after his second walk to open the seventh inning, decided to voice his displeasure with home plate umpire Brian Knight on Wednesday afternoon. To say the situation escalated quickly would be an understatement. Sale shared a few...
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Alex Reimer
June 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Mookie Betts is back in the Red Sox’ lineup for their series finale against the Orioles Wednesday. Manager Alex Cora insinuated he would err on the side of caution when Betts returned from the disabled list Monday. Sure enough, that’s exactly what happened. Betts was on the bench Tuesday after...
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Rob Bradford
June 12, 2018 - 3:16 pm
BALTIMORE -- After making his return to the lineup after a two-week absence, Mookie Betts said he felt "amazing" in playing 11 innings during the Red Sox' 2-0 win over the Orioles. One day later he isn't in the lineup once again. Red Sox manager Alex Cora had insinuated he might err on the side of...
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Rob Bradford
June 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BALTIMORE -- Baseball fans are evidently paying attention to what Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez are doing. In the first wave of results from the American League All-Star balloting, Betts leads all players with 748,872 votes, topping the other two current outfield finalists Mike Trout and Aaron...
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Rob Bradford
June 11, 2018 - 11:58 pm
BALTIMORE -- With obliques (or abdominal strains) you never quite know until you absolutely know. According to Mookie Betts, he found his certainty Monday night. The Red Sox right fielder, who had missed two weeks due to the issue with his side, returned to the lineup, going 1-for-5 before being...
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Rob Bradford
June 11, 2018 - 6:15 pm
BALTIMORE -- The original plan was to send Mookie Betts to Salem, Virginia, where he would suit up with the Red Sox' Single-A affiliate for at least a game to test his ailing left abdominal muscle. But at about 4 p.m. he emerged in the clubhouse with a smile on his face and clearly the news he was...
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John Tomase
June 11, 2018 - 4:13 pm
The Red Sox activated right fielder Mookie Betts from the disabled list and he'll bat leadoff and play right field on Monday in the opener of a three-game series at Baltimore. Betts has been sidelined since May 27 with a left abdominal strain. Even after missing two weeks, he still leads the...
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John Tomase
June 10, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Hurry back, Mookie Betts. The Red Sox offense finally seems to be feeling the strain of playing without its MVP-caliber leadoff hitter. Sidelined since May 27, Betts has watched the Red Sox struggle to score runs in recent days, including Sunday's 5-2 loss to the White Sox. Without Betts, the Red...
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Rob Bradford
June 08, 2018 - 5:54 pm
When you have two of the top early contenders for American League MVP out at the same time, it's noteworthy. That was the case for the Red Sox Friday night. On the day Mookie Betts was eligible to come off the 10-day disabled list, both the right fielder and outfielder/designated hitter J.D...
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