Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:34:54 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts has hired a running coach this offseason to help him work on his form on the base paths.
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:55:22 -0800
The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies have not had trade talks this month regarding SP Cole Hamels, according to a major league source. Boston is reportedly unwilling to part with OF Mookie Betts or C Blake Swihart, either of whom the Phillies would want in order to make a deal they feel comfortable with.
Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:59:24 -0800
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts appears to be the favorite to be the team's leadoff hitter, with 2B Dustin Pedroia expected to bat second.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:20:02 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies are looking at Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts, C Christian Vazquez and P Matt Barnes, which is fueling speculation a trade for Phillies SP Cole Hamels may be near.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 10:10:31 -0700
Boston Red Sox 2B/OF Mookie Betts is expected to be used as the centerpiece of any trade the team could make for a big-name starting pitcher this offseason.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:05:08 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts is viewed as an outfielder by the organization, and not an infielder on the left side of the diamond, according to manager John Farrell.
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:14:07 -0700
Boston Red Sox 2B/OF Mookie Betts is making his first start at second base at the major league level Saturday, Sept. 13, against the Kansas City Royals.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:51:58 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts will temporarily be moved to second base, and his first game there could come Friday, Sept. 12, according to manager John Farrell. 2B Dustin Pedroia (wrist) is out for the season, and 3B Brock Holt (head) has not played since Sept. 5 due to concussion-like symptoms. OF Rusney Castillo could be added to the roster next week. Betts would play second base "fairly regularly." He hasn't played second base since he was with Class AAA July 28. Farrell said the team still sees Betts as an outfielder in the long term, however. OF Jackie Bradley Jr. will share duties in center field.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:29:21 -0700
Boston Red Sox 3B Brock Holt (illness) is expected to play second base when he is healthy, according to manager John Farrell. The team has no current plans to put OF Mookie Betts at the keystone.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:09:33 -0700
Boston Red Sox OF Mookie Betts likely will not move to third base, because the team wants him to continue to improve in center field, according to general manager Ben Cherington. Cherington has not ruled out the possibility of moving Betts to third base.