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Mon Jun 1901:55RF Mookie Betts extended hitting streak against Houston to 15 ga...
RF Mookie Betts extended his hitting streak against Houston to 15 games with a single in the third inning Sunday. He is batting .358 (24-for-67) during the streak with two home runs and 14 RBIs. Betts owns the longest active hitting streak against the Astros.
Sat Jun 1703:54RF Mookie Betts extended hitting streak against Houston to 13 ga...
RF Mookie Betts extended his hitting streak against Houston to 13 games with a go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning off Astros RHP Will Harris. Betts is batting .373 (22-for-59) with two homers and 14 RBIs during the streak. Betts also has nine extra-base hits in his last nine games while 11 of his 12 homers have come on the road. His 22 extra-base hits on the road lead the American League.
Thu Jun 1503:57RF Mookie Betts had personal offensive explosion Wednesday night...
RF Mookie Betts had a personal offensive explosion Wednesday night, going 4-for-5 with four runs scored and three RBIs, and hitting two solo home runs in a 7-3 victory over Philadelphia. It's the eighth multi-home-run game of Betts' career and first since last August. It's also his eighth career four-hit game, the last of which came Monday. He also added his league-leading 23rd double as he fell a triple short of the cycle. "I'm just putting a lot of work in, just trying to trust my ability and trust the work that I've put in," he said. "Seeing a couple balls fall in gives some confidence, and we go from there."
Thu Jun 1502:15MLB roundup: Angels hold off Yankees
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Andrelton Simmons' two-run homer in the seventh inning snapped a tie and lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.New York's Ronald Herrera (0-1), who joined the club Wednesday after being called up from Double-A Trenton, served up the blast. Simmons went down and got it -- he actually appeared to hit the ball as his right knee hit the ground -- but got enough of it to hit it into the left-field bullpen for his seventh home run of the season.The game, however, did not end without drama. With two out and nobody on in the ninth, the Yankees' Aaron Hicks hit a deep fly ball to right. Los Angeles' Kole Calhoun leaped at the wall and appeared to make the catch.Second base umpire Tony Randazzo made the out call and the Angels began to celebrate. But New York called a replay and the play was overturned because the ball appeared -- at least to the replay umpires -- to deflect off the wall into Calhoun's glove.That brought up... [More]
Thu Jun 1500:48MLB roundup: Betts blasts Red Sox past Phillies
PHILADELPHIA -- Mookie Betts went 4-for-5 with two home runs, three RBIs and four runs scored as the Boston Red Sox scored five runs in the first two innings en route to a 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.In falling a triple short of the cycle, Betts raised his average to .280 while becoming the first Boston player this season with double-digit home runs (11). Xander Bogaerts had an RBI double in the first inning and a two-run single in the second for the Red Sox.It's the eighth win in 11 games for Boston, which defeated Philadelphia for the third straight time to extend the Phillies' losing streak to eight games.Red Sox reliever Hector Velasquez (1-1) was stout in relief of Brian Johnson, pitching 3 1/3 innings of scoreless ball to come away with his first career victory. Johnson departed after 2 2/3 innings because of "discomfort" in his throwing shoulder.Dodgers 6, Indians 4CLEVELAND -- Enrique Hernandez's pinch-hit home run off Andrew Miller ignited a four-ru... [More]
Tue Jun 1303:24RF Mookie Betts doubled first three times up and then led off se...
RF Mookie Betts doubled his first three times up and then led off the seventh inning with a single Monday night, finishing 4-for-5 with an intentional walk and two fine fielding plays to contribute to the win. It was his third four-hit game of the season and the three doubles were a career high. He leads the American League with 46 doubles (22 this season) since the start of 2016 and leads the AL with seven multi-extra-base hit games.
Tue May 3003:01OF Mookie Betts 2-4 with double, home run and RBI on Monday agai...
OF Mookie Betts went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI on Monday against the White Sox. His leadoff double snapped an 0-for-11 drought at the plate. His home run marked his eighth blast of the season and his first in the past 12 games.
Sun May 2803:03RF Mookie Betts took home run away from Mariners' Nelson Cruz an...
RF Mookie Betts took a home run away from the Mariners' Nelson Cruz and also stole a base, his eighth in nine games this year, on Saturday. Betts leads the AL with an 87.1 percent success rate (34-for-39) since the start of last season.
Thu May 2503:12RF Mookie Betts had two RBI singles on Wednesday night and has g...
RF Mookie Betts had two RBI singles on Wednesday night and has gone 15-for-38 (.395) with runners in scoring position this season. Since the start of last year, he leads the American League with a .363 average with runners in scoring position.
Sun May 1402:46RF Mookie Betts hit two-run homer and stroked RBI double in Satu...
RF Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer and stroked an RBI double in Saturday's win. The homer was his fourth in the last six games. He leads the majors with 13 extra base hits this month. "He's now probably three-four weeks into a really good run where the impact of the baseball's been there," Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "The two-run homer to get us off the schneid and another double to left-center field -- he's done that repeatedly here in recent games, where he's had multiple extra-base hits and given us a spark in the leadoff spot for sure."
Fri May 1204:04OF Mookie Betts 2-3 with double and game-winning three-run homer...
OF Mookie Betts went 2-for-3 with a double and a game-winning three-run homer Thursday against Milwaukee. During the Red Sox' three-game series with the Brewers, he went 7-for-11 with two home runs, three doubles and eight RBIs.
Fri May 1200:46MLB roundup: Astros, Keuchel throttle Yankees
NEW YORK -- Dallas Keuchel remained unbeaten by pitching six effective innings, and Carlos Correa hit an early homer as the Houston Astros held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.Keuchel (6-0) allowed an unearned run on five hits and a walk, and tied a season high with nine strikeouts to become the first six-game winner in the majors. Including his showing in the 2015 wild-card game at Yankee Stadium, Keuchel is 5-2 with a 1.42 ERA in eight career starts against the Yankees.Keuchel cruised through the first four innings by getting the Yankees to swing early in counts and constantly hit ground outs. He then successfully navigated through trouble in his final two innings.Chris Devenski pitched two scoreless innings for Houston, and Ken Giles held on for his 10th save. Giles put two on in the ninth and gave up an RBI single to Gary Sanchez.Blue Jays 7, Mariners 2TORONTO -- Justin Smoak had four RBIs, Steve Pearce hit a three-run homer, and Marco Estrada struc... [More]
Mon May 803:59OF Mookie Betts had three hits against Minnesota on Sunday, conn...
OF Mookie Betts had three hits against Minnesota on Sunday, connecting for his first home run since April 23 at Baltimore. Betts has homered in three of his last five games against the Twins. He has hit leadoff the past two games as Boston's offense has broke out of its slump.
Wed May 307:03RF Mookie Betts to bat for Adam Jones before game, tweeting, "Fa...
RF Mookie Betts went to bat for Adam Jones before the game, tweeting, "Fact: I'm Black too. Literally stand up for @SimplyAJ10 tonight and say no to racism. We as @RedSox and @MLB fans are better than this." Betts then delivered a double just over the glove of a leaping Jones to give the Red Sox two insurance runs in the seventh inning. He is 4-for-10 with two outs and runners in scoring position this season.
Fri Apr 2112:46MLB roundup: Nationals sweep Braves
ATLANTA -- Not even facing R.A. Dickey's dancing knuckleball could disrupt the grooved swing of Washington's Ryan Zimmerman as the Nationals completed a three-game series sweep of the Atlanta Braves.Zimmerman, who hit a grand slam Wednesday, connected for a two-run homer off Dickey in the sixth inning, and Washington prevailed 3-2 on Thursday night behind a 10-strikeout effort from Stephen Strasburg.Strasburg (2-0) allowed two runs over seven innings while giving up six hits and walking two. He threw 76 of his 103 pitches for strikes. Zimmerman scored the Nationals' first run after a double and is batting .389 with five homers and 13 RBIs.Dickey (1-2) allowed three hits and a pair of walks over seven innings while getting 12 groundouts and striking out three. Washington has won 32 of 41 games against Atlanta since the start of the 2015 season.Athletics 9, Mariners 6OAKLAND, Calif. -- Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer and Ryon Healy went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs as Oakland ... [More]
Fri Apr 2105:30RF Mookie Betts struck out in fourth inning Wednesday to end str...
RF Mookie Betts struck out in the fourth inning Wednesday to end a streak of 129 consecutive regular-season plate appearances without a strikeout dating to Sept. 12, spanning 29 games. It was the longest streak in the majors since OF Juan Pierre went 147 plate appearances without a strikeout in 2004. It was the longest streak by a Red Sox hitter since INF Denny Doyle went 159 plate appearances without a whiff in 1975. Betts struck out in his first two plate appearances Thursday but hit a three-run double in the 10th in the 4-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Thu Apr 2007:13RF Mookie Betts struck out for first time in 129 games
RF Mookie Betts struck out for the first time in 129 games. He had the longest active streak, the longest by a Red Sox hitter since Denny Doyle in 1975 (159 plate appearances) and the longest by any hitter since Juan Pierre in 2004 (147 plate appearances).
Tue Apr 1807:31RF Mookie Betts 2-4 with double and has not struck out in major-...
RF Mookie Betts was 2-for-4 with a double and has not struck out in a major-league best 123 consecutive plate appearances. It is the longest stretch without a strikeout by a Red Sox hitter since Denny Doyle (159) in 1975. Betts last struck out Sept. 12, 2016.
Tue Apr 1807:30RF Mookie Betts 2-4 with double and has not struck out in major-...
RF Mookie Betts was 2-for-4 with a double and has not struck out in a major-league best 123 consecutive plate appearances this season. It's the longest stretch without a strikeout by a Red Sox hitter since Denny Doyle (159) in 1975. Betts last struck out Sept. 12, 2016.
Sun Apr 1604:15RF Mookie Betts honored Jackie Robinson by wearing "Equality" t-...
RF Mookie Betts honored Jackie Robinson by wearing an "Equality" t-shirt in batting practice. But he had a tough day at the plate, going 0-for-4 a day after a four-hit game.
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