mookie betts

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Rob Bradford
March 20, 2019 - 10:37 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mookie Betts certainly doesn't sound like a player who is in a rush to duplicate Mike Trout's path. Talking to the media Wednesday morning, Red Sox outfielder offered his thoughts on Trout's $430 million agreement, including how he views his own situation. Betts was in line to...
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Rob Bradford
March 20, 2019 - 6:59 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It almost seems like Mookie Betts has snuck up on us. He is the guy who only brought one hat to spring training, wearing out the floppy canvas lid atop the Red Sox outfielder's head virtually every moment outside the confines of JetBlue Park. He is the guy who has two pieces of...
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Rob Bradford
March 19, 2019 - 1:21 pm
With Opening Day just more than a week away we're starting to lock in on predictions and projections. BetOnline Sportsboo k has gotten a jump on things by setting over/unders for Red Sox' players' 2019 production. Here is what they are going with: Mookie Betts, regular season batting average. Over/...
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Rob Bradford
March 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's supposed to be a simple equation. You're a Major League Baseball player who has earned the right to make a significant career choice. Hence, FREE agency. Want to prioritize a certain organization in a specific part of the country? Sure. Or perhaps it's more about getting a...
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John Tomase
February 21, 2019 - 8:40 am
Here's a tale as old as No, No, Nanette: you can't pay everyone. Even baseball's highest payroll isn't limitless, and Red Sox owner John Henry made it clear on Monday that he won't run the Red Sox as a loss leader. "We have free agency in baseball," Henry said. "We have a lot of young players who...
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Rob Bradford
February 19, 2019 - 1:56 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mookie Betts said at least season's All-Star Game he would be paying attention to the contracts garnered by both Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. For good reason. Whatever those two superstars ended up with would help set the bar for when Betts became eligible for free agency...
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John Tomase
February 17, 2019 - 10:15 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- By the old-fashioned numbers, J.D. Martinez deserved legitimate consideration for the MVP award last year. But he knew two letters gave him no chance: D and H. Because he only played part-time in the outfield, Martinez didn't expect to receive serious consideration for the MVP,...
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John Tomase
February 14, 2019 - 6:50 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mookie Betts won't be a free agent until 2021, and that's probably a good thing, because he has no idea what to make of the current market. With prime-age superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado unsigned, and perennial All-Stars like Craig Kimbrel still awaiting contract...
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John Tomase
January 27, 2019 - 11:57 pm
Cross the biggest star on the Red Sox off the list of players who'll be attending the White House ceremony honoring their World Series championship. American League MVP Mookie Betts told the Boston Globe that he'll be staying behind when the Red Sox visit the White House in May. "I won't be going...
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Lucy Burdge
January 27, 2019 - 8:13 pm
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Golden State at Indiana, 7 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Brooklyn at Boston , 7:30 p.m. (NBCSB) NBA: Atlanta at LA Clippers, 10:30...
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