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Mookie Betts

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Boston Red Sox

2018 Stats

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.354

HR

23

RBI

51

R

79

SB

18

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After narrowly missing a 30-homer, 30-steal season in 2016, Betts made for an easy first-round selection heading into his age-24 campaign. Though he again filled out the counting-stats categories nice...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 175   DOB: 10/7/1992   BORN: Nashville, TN   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Mookie Betts Contract Information:

Won his arbitration case and will make $10.5 million in 2018.

July 13, 2018  –  Mookie Betts News

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Betts went 2-for-4 with two triples, two RBI, one walk and two runs scored in Friday's loss to Toronto.

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Mookie Betts Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 18 R GUL 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
2012 19 A LOW 71 292 251 34 67 9 8 1 0 31 20 4 32 30 2 4 3 .267 .352 .307 .659
2013 20 A SAL 51 211 185 30 63 22 12 3 7 39 20 2 23 17 1 1 1 .341 .414 .551 .965
2013 20 A GRE 76 340 277 63 82 33 24 1 8 26 18 2 58 40 3 1 1 .296 .418 .477 .895
2014 21 AA POR 54 253 214 56 76 27 18 3 6 34 22 3 35 20 0 3 1 .355 .443 .551 .994
2014 21 AAA PAW 45 211 185 31 62 19 12 2 5 31 11 4 26 30 0 0 0 .335 .417 .503 .920
2014 21 MAJ BOS 52 213 189 34 55 18 12 1 5 18 7 3 21 31 1 0 2 .291 .368 .444 .812
2015 22 AA POR 1 4 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
2015 22 MAJ BOS 145 654 597 92 174 68 42 8 18 77 21 6 46 82 3 6 2 .291 .341 .479 .820
2016 23 MAJ BOS 158 730 672 122 214 78 42 5 31 113 26 4 49 80 0 7 2 .318 .363 .534 .897
2017 24 MAJ BOS 153 712 628 101 166 72 46 2 24 102 26 3 77 79 0 5 2 .264 .344 .459 .803
2018 25 MAJ BOS 79 360 305 79 108 51 25 3 23 51 18 2 47 44 0 3 5 .354 .444 .682 1.126
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3-Year Averages     152 698 632 105 184 72 43 5 24 97 24 4 57 80 1 6 2 .291 .349 .489 .838
Career  (View All)     587 2,669 2,391 428 717 287 167 19 101 361 98 18 240 316 4 21 13 .300 .364 .512 .876

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Mookie Betts Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jul. 20 @Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .354 .444 .682 1.126
Jul. 15 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .359 .448 .691 1.139
Jul. 14 Tor 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .362 .450 .698 1.148
Jul. 13 Tor 4 2 3 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .445 .697 1.142
Jul. 12 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 .440 .683 1.123
Jul. 11 Tex 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .350 .439 .675 1.114
Jul. 10 Tex 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .435 .675 1.110
Jul. 9 Tex 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .433 .674 1.107
Jul. 8 @KC 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .432 .673 1.105
Jul. 7 @KC 6 2 4 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .343 .433 .679 1.112
Jul. 6 @KC 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .428 .672 1.100
Jul. 4 @Was 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .338 .432 .669 1.101
Jul. 3 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .429 .672 1.101
Jul. 2 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .337 .430 .679 1.109
Jul. 1 @NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .339 .430 .673 1.103
Jun. 30 @NYY 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .341 .431 .679 1.110
Jun. 29 @NYY 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .339 .426 .678 1.104
Jun. 28 LAA 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .425 .676 1.101
Jun. 27 LAA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .338 .428 .684 1.112
Jun. 26 LAA 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .338 .424 .688 1.112
Jun. 24 Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 .338 .421 .680 1.101
Jun. 23 Sea Did not play.
Jun. 22 Sea 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .427 .689 1.116
Jun. 21 @Min 6 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .344 .426 .697 1.123
Jun. 20 @Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .424 .688 1.112
Jun. 19 @Min 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .336 .423 .692 1.115
Jun. 17 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .419 .699 1.118
Jun. 16 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .424 .712 1.136
Jun. 15 @Sea 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .427 .721 1.148
Jun. 14 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .345 .423 .726 1.149
Last 7 Games 26 7 12 1 2 1 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 .462 .563 .769 1.332
Last 14 Games 57 15 24 4 2 3 10 9 7 3 0 1 1 0 .421 .500 .719 1.219
Last 30 Games 112 25 40 6 2 5 13 22 17 5 0 2 1 0 .357 .467 .580 1.047

Mookie Betts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 79 6 74
2017 153 153
2016 157 157
2015 144 133 11 1
2014 14 37 28 12

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Mookie Betts Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201878238196.359.7951.242
2017124225239.306.516.928
2016129238213.264.512.814

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201822756153212.352.6431.087
201750479197917.254.444.771
201654399239223.331.540.917

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018122429299.410.7871.283
20173054084513.279.436.794
201633766176710.335.588.948

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181833714229.317.6121.020
201732361165713.251.480.810
201633556144616.301.481.846
Mookie Betts vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Mike Fiers DET 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393

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Mookie Betts Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 18 R GUL 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .500 .000
2012 19 A LOW 292 251 11% 10.3% 1.07 88% .298 .040
2013 20 A SAL 211 185 10.9% 8.1% 1.35 91% .346 .210
2013 20 A GRE 340 277 17.1% 11.8% 1.45 86% .322 .181
2014 21 AA POR 253 214 13.8% 7.9% 1.75 91% .366 .196
2014 21 AAA PAW 211 185 12.3% 14.2% 0.87 84% .380 .168
2014 21 MAJ BOS 213 189 9.9% 14.6% 0.68 84% .327 .153
2015 22 AA POR 4 4 0% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .750
2015 22 MAJ BOS 654 597 7% 12.5% 0.56 86% .310 .188
2016 23 MAJ BOS 730 672 6.7% 11% 0.61 88% .322 .216
2017 24 MAJ BOS 712 628 10.8% 11.1% 0.97 87% .268 .195
2018 25 MAJ BOS 360 305 13.1% 12.2% 1.07 86% .353 .328
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3-Year Averages     698 632 8.2% 11.5% 0.71 87% .300 .198
Career     2,669 2,391 9% 11.8% 0.76 87% .309 .212

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Mookie Betts Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
CF 2018 43 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2017 1389.3 31 1 27 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 621.3 7 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Mookie Betts    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

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1.07 BB/K
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13.1% BB Rate
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12.2% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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1.126 OPS
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.444 OBP
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Contact

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.354 AVG
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.353 BABIP
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Power

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.682 SLG
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Mookie Betts: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Betts went 2-for-4 with a grand slam and five RBI in Thursday's 6-4 win over Toronto.

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Betts went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Boston's 10-5 victory over Kansas City on Friday.

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Betts (illness) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.

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Betts is not starting Saturday against Seattle due to illness, Chad Jennings of The Athletic Boston reports.

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Betts went 3-for-6 with a solo home run in Thursday's 9-2 win over the Twins.

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Manager Alex Cora said he's leaving Betts in the leadoff spot, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Betts went 1-for-4 with a walk, a solo home run and a second run scored in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Orioles.

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Betts said he felt "perfectly normal" after making a surprising return to the lineup Monday following a stay on the disabled list due to an abdominal injury, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Betts is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Orioles, Chris Cotillo of MassLive.com reports.

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Betts (abdomen) was activated from the disabled list Monday, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

The 24-year-old with the slight frame slashed .318/.363/.534/.897 last season -- all career highs -- and cleared the 30-homer mark for the first time in his career. He finished four steals shy of being a 30-30 player, a mark he's likely to threaten in 2017. Betts collected many accolades as a result -- second in the MVP voting, a first-time All-Star, a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger. The forecasts for Betts had him hitting for power, but 31 homers was not in the tarot cards. Unlike his previous season, there were no down periods; Betts hit .266 in April and warmed up as the weather did, hitting .368 in July and .378 in August. It was during those warm-weather months that manager John Farrell dropped him from leadoff to third and fourth in the order, where his bat drove in 39 runs in 48 games. The Red Sox will miss David Ortiz, but Betts has emerged as an unlikely middle-of-the-order presence.

2016

Former Boston general manager Ben Cherington made some roster additions that cost him his job, but his best personnel move is the one he never made. Amid pressure to trade Betts for Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels, Cherington held his ground and it paid off for Boston. Betts has become one of the more dynamic players in MLB. In mid-June, Betts was hitting .234 with a .659 OPS. From that point on, he hit .329 with a .925 OPS. Betts evolved as a dangerous leadoff hitter who added a power element to his game, finishing third on the team with 18 homers and third with 77 RBI. The 22-year-old’s added power was the result of a change in approach that had him swinging at more pitches, though that cost him some on-base ability (.341 OBP). Betts has an elite power/speed combo with good defense at a premium position. He will continue to hit leadoff and may move to right field if Jackie Bradley remains with the team.

2015

Betts appeared at three levels in 2014, eventually finishing the season as a regular outfielder in Boston. He had two stints in Boston and it looked like he wasn't ready for the show in each. It appeared the Red Sox may have rushed him, particularly defensively as Betts had little on-the-job training after moving from second base to outfield. There's still some work to do in the field, but the offense he showed at every level of the minor leagues eventually played at the major league level. Betts hit .317/.388/.462 (.849 OPS) in 116 plate appearances in September. Betts is probably the best option on the team to hit leadoff, a spot of trouble for the Red Sox last season until Brock Holt stabilized it. Look for Betts to get a ton of work in the outfield in spring training to the point where Boston feels comfortable taking him north to play on the grass at Fenway Park.

2014

Betts, a fifth-round draft pick in 2011, was the organization's breakout prospect in 2013. He began the year at Low-A Greenville, initially struggled but maintained a good plate approach and kept his on-base percentage up. He eventually found his groove and had a 19-game hitting streak as well as a 33-game on-base streak. Betts hit 15 homers, had 81 walks and stole 38 bases in stops at Greenville and High-A Salem. With a good swing and the ability to work counts it's easy to see why the Red Sox like him. With Dustin Pedroia presumably the second baseman in Boston for years to come, Betts may eventually switch positions -- he played shortstop in high school. But that decision won't be made until later. The Red Sox like to challenge their prospects, so we might see Betts begin the season against older competition at Double-A Portland.

2013

Betts, a fifth-round draft pick out of high school in 2011, went professional after committing to play for the University of Tennessee. He's an athletic infielder with an ability to impact games with his legs. He stole 20 bags in 71 games for Short-Season Lowell in 2012. Betts has a nice swing that should produce line drives as he learns to manage the strike zone and improve his pitch recognition. He projects very little power potential, but could develop as a gap-to-gap hitter. Presently, Betts gets his bat on the ball, but it's not always solid contact. He'll be pressed to improve his good-contact rate in his first year of full-season ball at Low-A Greenville.