mookie betts

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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2018 - 5:22 pm
For a few hours Sunday afternoon Red Sox fans held their breath. Mookie Betts came out of a game due to injury. The outfielder was escorted off the Fenway Park field by manager Alex Cora and trainer Masai Takahashi in the sixth inning after throwing home on Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly. It would be...
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Rob Bradford
September 16, 2018 - 2:55 pm
The Red Sox got bad news in the sixth inning Sunday afternoon. After making a throw home on Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly Betts was taken out of the game, with trainer Masai Takahashi and manager Alex Cora coming out to right field escorting the outfielder out of the game. The Red Sox announced the...
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Rob Bradford
September 14, 2018 - 7:40 pm
After getting walloped by the Astros in the first two games of last season's American League Division Series the Red Sox decided enough was enough. It was team meeting time. The Red Sox finally looked in the mirror and didn't like what they were seeing. "It does suck to go through a whole season...
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Alex Reimer
September 13, 2018 - 3:28 pm
The Red Sox have enjoyed an eventful week so far, clinching a playoff berth and winning their 100th game of the season. And Mookie Betts is getting some extra time to soak it all in. The star outfielder is out of the lineup for Thursday’s finale against the Blue Jays, with Andrew Benitendi leading...
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Rob Bradford
September 13, 2018 - 7:39 am
Go back to the last time the Red Sox won 100 games and it's not that difficult to identify the key contributor. Starting pitchers Boo Ferriss and Tex Hughson certainly did their part, but it was Ted Williams who was the straw that stirred that 1946 drink. Things aren't quite as simple these days...
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Rob Bradford
September 11, 2018 - 11:36 am
It's a conversation most are averting their attention away from: Mookie Betts' financial future. Prior to the last few days, the latest reminder regarding what it will take to keep Betts around beyond the 2020 season came at the All-Star Game when the subject of Bryce Harper's impending free agency...
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Rob Bradford
September 05, 2018 - 12:43 pm
ATLANTA -- It wasn't difficult to see what Alex Cora was doing when rolling out his lineup Wednesday. Rest has been a priority from Day 1 and continues to be so heading through September. "I do. I do. I know they do too. They appreciate it too," said the Red Sox manager when asked if he believed...
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J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts
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John Tomase
September 03, 2018 - 10:38 am
One was drafted as a second baseman but considered too small ever to hit for power in the big leagues. Maybe he'd find the gaps, steal some bases, and carve out a steady career. The other lasted until the 20th round in 2009, got cut five years later, and even after blossoming into an All-Star...
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WEEI
August 31, 2018 - 11:01 am
Each week, WEEI and MelroseWakefield Cardiovascular Center will ask you to vote on the Boston player who is the heart & soul of the team. This could be a pitcher digging deep for clutch outs late in the game, or perhaps a fielder making outstanding defensive plays, a hitter carrying the team on...
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Mookie Betts
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John Tomase
August 30, 2018 - 10:13 am
Mookie Betts' slump seemed to come to an end in Wednesday's victory over the Marlins, and Alex Cora called it. Making his weekly appearance with OMF before the game, Cora detailed why he believed Betts was about to get hot and carry the team. The All-Star and MVP candidate then responded by going 3...
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