Mookie Betts arbitration

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John Tomase
January 10, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Here's a phrase we heard a lot until he won the MVP award: Mookie Betts isn't Mike Trout. Betts is really good, the logic went, but Trout is otherworldly. Then Betts bested every player in baseball -- including Trout -- with a monster 2018 and we're about to be reminded of the real reason the two...
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John Tomase
January 30, 2018 - 11:40 pm
According to a report from Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe , the Red Sox and outfielder Mookie Betts held their arbitration hearing on Tuesday in Phoenix, with results expected by Wednesday. Betts asked for $10.5 million and the Red Sox countered at $7.5 million. The case was heard by a three-...
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John Tomase
January 18, 2018 - 7:47 pm
Taking Mookie Betts to arbitration doesn't seem to be in anyone's best interests, but speaking at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner on Thursday, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski explained why the team is probably headed for a hearing with the All-Star outfielder. Betts is...
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