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Red Sox Wrap-Up Notes: Mookie Betts-Rusney Castillo Logjam Not Problem

BOSTON — The Red Sox’s 2014 season officially is over. While most players packed up their stuff Sunday, a few others returned to the Red Sox’s clubhouse Monday to finish cleaning out their lockers. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and manager John Farrell then addressed the media at Fenway Park, discussing both Boston’s disappointing World Series defense and the interesting...
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Mookie Betts’ Future In Outfield, Not On Left Side Of Red Sox’s Infield

BOSTON — Mookie Betts won’t be the answer to the Boston Red Sox’s third base conundrum. The Red Sox aren’t backing off their plan for Betts despite there being a clear need at third base for 2015. The 21-year-old’s long-term future resides in the outfield, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. The club has no intention of trying Betts at either third base or shortstop...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Mookie Betts Does Bobby Doerr Impression In Boston’s Win

The Boston Red Sox — for one weekend — were better than the Baltimore Orioles. The Red Sox, who will finish last in the American League East, took two of three from the division champions at Camden Yards. Boston defeated Baltimore 3-2 in Sunday’s series finale, doubling the O’s hit total — 12 to six — in the process. The Sox now return to Fenway Park for a six-game homestand...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mookie Betts’ Confidence, Unique Skills On Display With Boston Red Sox

Mookie Betts might be one player on the Boston Red Sox who wishes this season wouldn’t end. Betts, who made waves with his rapid ascent through the Red Sox system, has been awesome since his most recent recall from Triple-A Pawtucket. The 21-year-old has displayed confidence, calmness and a unique skill set that justifies the hype surrounding his arrival. “Mookie’s hand-eye...
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Off Season pick ups that could go wrong

The Boston Red Sox are in need of a consistent thirdbase men. The question is who? They have some players within the system that they could work from within and save some money for their pitching rotation. The players that could possibly fit at third are Brock Holt and Mookie Betts. If the Red Sox move  Betts to third it'd be a stretch, because he played second base for the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Quick hits

At this point in the season the Boston Red Sox are not playing for wins and losses. That time has come and gone. Instead, they are playing to evaluate and showcase talent while gauging which players they believe can impact the 2015 team, and which players would be better served elsewhere. So, for all things 2015, let’s take a look at what’s been going on this week: Mookie Betts...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

An Appeal to Mookie Betts: Please Don’t Make Us Fall in Love With You

I think we can all admit that this Red Sox season has, for the most part, been only slightly more enjoyable than being hooked up to a self groin-kicking machine. We look for bright spots where we can find them, whether it’s Daniel Nava becoming a wildly indispensable part of our line-up or Craig Breslow successfully teaching his niece to parallel park. One such bright spot ...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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