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Tue Oct 1004:24RF Mookie Betts announced as Red Sox's nominee for 2017 Hank Aar...
RF Mookie Betts was announced as the Red Sox's nominee for the 2017 Hank Aaron Awards on Monday. The 2016 American League MVP runner-up batted .264 with 24 home runs and 102 RBIs this season. Betts went 1-for-4 against the Astros in Game 4 of the ALDS. Over four games this postseason, Betts hit .313 (5-for-16) with two doubles, a walk, two runs scored and four strikeouts.
Mon Oct 201:51RF Mookie Betts recorded 102nd RBI and 101st run scored of seaso...
RF Mookie Betts, who did not play Sunday, recorded his 102nd RBI and 101st run scored of the season on Saturday. He and Colorado's Nolan Arenado are the only players with at least 100 RBIs and 100 runs scored in each of the last two seasons. Betts joined Ted Williams as the only Red Sox players ever with multiple 100-RBI and 100-runs seasons before turning 25. Betts and Williams are the Red Sox batters with consecutive 100-RBI seasons before turning 25.
Sun Oct 103:38RF Mookie Betts scored three runs Saturday against Astros to joi...
RF Mookie Betts scored three runs Saturday against the Astros to join Ted Williams as the only two Red Sox players under age 25 with multiple 100-run, 100-RBI seasons. Betts (.264, 24 HR, 102 RBIs) went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk.
Fri Sep 2904:29RF Mookie Betts returned to lineup Thursday against Astros after...
RF Mookie Betts returned to the lineup Thursday against the Astros after missing two games with left wrist inflammation and a right thumb bone bruise. Betts finished 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout.
Thu Sep 2805:04RF Mookie Betts (left wrist inflammation/right thumb bone bruise...
RF Mookie Betts (left wrist inflammation/right thumb bone bruise) was not in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays but was available as a pinch hitter. Betts (.265, 23 homers, 101 RBIs) injured his wrist Monday and left the game in the eighth inning. Subsequent CT exams revealed no structural damage.
Wed Sep 2705:57RF Mookie Betts out of lineup with left wrist inflammation
RF Mookie Betts was out of the lineup with left wrist inflammation. He left Monday night's game and all tests were negative. A CT-scan was among the tests. "He takes comfort in knowing that he's got some inflammation that we're dealing with but not to the point where structurally anything's going on there," manager John Farrell said. "I think what he's also showed (previously) was the ability to get back in the lineup quick, and I would think that that could be a similar situation with this."
Tue Sep 2616:19Red Sox's Betts, Nunez exit with injuries
BOSTON -- Mookie Betts became the second Red Sox player to leave Boston's Monday night game against the Toronto Blue Jays with an injury, exiting with left wrist pain.Eduardo Nunez, who returned to the Boston lineup Monday after missing 13 games with a right knee injury, came out after aggravating the ailment in his second at-bat.Betts, 2-for-3 with two RBIs in the game, bent over at first base after an RBI single in the fifth inning but stayed in the game.Soon after, a member of the training staff was seen checking Betts' left arm in the dugout. When Betts' turn to bat came up in the eighth, he was lifted for pinch hitter Andrew Benintendi, who hit a home run.Nunez, serving as the designated hitter, doubled on the second pitch he saw in the first inning. However, he crumbled to the ground after fouling a pitch into the air in the third.He got up after being attended to, attempted to jog and briefly stayed in the game. Nunez then was robbed of a hit on the next pitch by diving Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson but was replaced by pinch hitter Sam Travis in the fifth inning.
Tue Sep 2605:47RF Mookie Betts delivered first-inning run with groundout, and j...
RF Mookie Betts delivered a first-inning run with a groundout, and joined Ted Williams as the only Red Sox players with two 100-RBI seasons before turning 25. He also had an RBI single in the fifth inning, but left the game with left wrist pain. "We'll get it looked at further tomorrow," he said. "I'm not really that concerned. Everything will be fine." He said it sprung up "a couple of days ago" and added, "I'm not exactly sure what happened. It was just kind of like sharp pain. I can't move my hand for a little bit."
Mon Sep 2508:19MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to division title; D-backs seal wild card
MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.Ben Zobrist hit a two-run homer for the defending World Series champions, who have a magic number of two to clinch.Milwaukee starter Chase Anderson allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings.Diamondbacks 3, Marlins 2PHOENIX -- J.D. Martinez singled with two outs in the ninth inning and Arizona edged Miami to clinch its first playoff spot since 2011.Chris Herrmann homered for Arizona, which holds the first National League wild-card spot.Giancarlo Stanton increased his RBI total to 126, moving into a tie with Colorado's Nolan Arenado for the major league lead.Angels 7, Astros 5HOUSTON -- Brandon Phillips and Justin Upton homered and drove in two runs apiece, and Luis Valbuena also had two RBIs in Los Angeles win over Houston.The Angels remain 4 1/2 games behind the Minnesota Twins for the second Ame... [More]
Mon Sep 2504:55RF Mookie Betts who scratched from start on Saturday with right ...
RF Mookie Betts who was scratched from his start on Saturday with a right foot contusion, delivered a three-run double in the eighth to spark a 5-4 victory at Cincinnati. "I can't say he's 100 percent but he's in the lineup today and ready to go," said Red Sox manager John Farrell prior to Sunday's game. He fouled a pitch off the top of his foot in his second at-bat on Friday.
Mon Sep 2500:56MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to division title; D-backs seal wild card
MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.Ben Zobrist hit a two-run homer for the defending World Series champions, who have a magic number of two to clinch.Milwaukee starter Chase Anderson allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings.Diamondbacks 3, Marlins 2PHOENIX -- J.D. Martinez singled with two outs in the ninth inning and Arizona edged Miami to clinch its first playoff spot since 2011.Chris Herrmann homered for Arizona, which holds the first National League wild-card spot.Giancarlo Stanton increased his RBI total to 126, moving into a tie with Colorado's Nolan Arenado for the major league lead.Angels 7, Astros 5HOUSTON -- Brandon Phillips and Justin Upton homered and drove in two runs apiece, and Luis Valbuena also had two RBIs in Los Angeles win over Houston.The Angels remain 4 1/2 games behind the Minnesota Twins for the second Ame... [More]
Sun Sep 2423:07MLB roundup: Cubs inch closer to NL Central title
MILWAUKEE -- Jose Quintana struck out 10 in a three-hitter game as the Chicago Cubs moved closer to clinching the National League Central Division by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Sunday.Ben Zobrist hit a two-run homer for the defending World Series champions, who have a magic number of two to clinch.Milwaukee starter Chase Anderson allowed three runs on seven hits in 6 1/3 innings. Twins 10, Tigers 4DETROIT -- Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs as Minnesota rolled over Detroit. Jorge Polanco also homered and Joe Mauer drove in two runs as Minnesota moved to within four games behind the New York Yankees for the first wild card spot.Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer for Detroit, which dropped its seventh straight. Red Sox 5, Reds 4 CINCINNATI -- Mookie Betts hit a three-run double in the eighth inning and scored on a single by Rafael Devers as Boston beat Cincinnati.Betts helped the Red Sox lower their magic number for clinching the American League Eas... [More]
Sun Sep 2403:44RF Mookie Betts scratched from start on Saturday with left foot ...
RF Mookie Betts was scratched from his start on Saturday with a left foot contusion. He fouled a pitch off the top of his foot in his second at-bat on Friday, according to Red Sox manager John Farrell. Betts did not have an X-ray but tested his foot on the field Saturday afternoon. Farrell said Betts would be available to pinch hit and he expects Betts to be back in the lineup for Sunday's series lineup.
Tue Sep 1904:12RF Mookie Betts (right thumb contusion) started Monday's game af...
RF Mookie Betts (right thumb contusion) started Monday's game after coming out early from Sunday's loss in Tampa Bay due to that injury. X-rays were negative, and Betts returned to the lineup and went 2-for-6 with four RBIs in the 10-8 victory over Baltimore Monday, getting his 600th career hit in his 500th career game. In addition, Betts now has 999 career bases.
Mon Sep 1805:25RF Mookie Betts left Sunday game in fifth inning with right thum...
RF Mookie Betts left the Sunday game in the fifth inning with a right thumb contusion. X-rays were negative, and he is day-to-day.Red Sox manager John Farrell said Betts jammed his thumb on two separate occasions Sunday.
Sun Sep 1705:23OF Mookie Betts had hand in all three Boston runs, hitting solo ...
OF Mookie Betts had a hand in all three Boston runs, hitting a solo home run in the second and an RBI single in the sixth, scoring a moment later. Betts has 90 RBIs and is getting back into a rhythm at the plate just as the postseason is nearing for Boston.
Sat Sep 1604:07RF Mookie Betts 3-8 with run scored Friday
RF Mookie Betts went 3-for-8 with a run scored Friday. Betts scored the go-ahead run in the 14th inning before Rays OF Kevin Kiermaier tied the score in the bottom of the inning with a home run. Betts is hitting .262 this season.
Thu Sep 1405:31RF Mookie Betts drove in seventh run in two games of Oakland ser...
RF Mookie Betts drove in his seventh run in the two games of the Oakland series and now has 18 RBIs in 18 career games against the A's. He has reached base in his past 16 home games and in 26 of his past 27 games overall.
Wed Sep 1305:10RF Mookie Betts delivered pair of two-run homers and two-run tri...
RF Mookie Betts delivered a pair of two-run homers and a two-run triple against the A's Tuesday in becoming the first Red Sox player ever to post back-to-back 20/20 seasons. It was the 10th multi-homer game for Betts, the 24-year-old's third this season. Jim Rice has the most multi-homer games by a Boston player before turning 25 with 12. "I don't care about the home runs as much as just being consistent and RBIs," said Betts. "I care about runs scored and RBIs. Those are the most important things to me." A .304 hitter coming into this season, Betts raised his batting average to .264 with his 3-for-5.
Wed Sep 1302:20MLB roundup: Indians tie AL record with 20th straight win
CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber pitched a five-hitter, and Francisco Lindor hit his 30th home run as the Cleveland Indians tied the American League record with their 20th straight victory, a 2-0 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.Cleveland matched the record set by the 2002 Oakland Athletics. The only longer streaks are 21 games by the 1935 Chicago Cubs and 26 by the 1916 New York Giants, although there was a tie game during New York's streak. The Indians have outscored their opponents 134-32 during their run.Kluber (16-4) struck out eight and did not walk a batter. The shutout was the Indians' seventh during their winning streak and their major-league-leading 19th for the season overall.Detroit starter Matthew Boyd (5-10) threw 116 pitches in five innings but managed to hold the Indians to one run and six hits with five strikeouts and one walk.Dodgers 5, Giants 3SAN FRANCISCO -- Yasiel Puig capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and Clayton Kershaw combined wi... [More]
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