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Mookie Betts

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Boston Red Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.262

HR

22

RBI

94

R

93

SB

24

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 bein...

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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:

Contract was renewed at $950,000 for the 2017 season in Mar. 2017.

September 18, 2017  –  Mookie Betts News

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Betts is in the lineup Monday against the Orioles, Evan Drellich of CSN New England reports.

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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 146 684 604 93 158 67 44 1 22 94 24 3 73 76 0 5 2 .262 .341 .447 .788
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3-Year Averages     118 531 486 82 147 54 32 4 18 69 18 4 38 64 1 4 2 .302 .353 .496 .849
Career  (View All)     501 2,281 2,062 341 601 231 140 15 76 302 78 16 189 269 4 18 8 .291 .350 .484 .835

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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
Sep. 19 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .341 .447 .788
Sep. 18 @Bal 6 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .342 .450 .792
Sep. 17 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .342 .449 .791
Sep. 16 @TB 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .343 .451 .794
Sep. 15 @TB 8 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .342 .446 .788
Sep. 14 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .341 .445 .786
Sep. 13 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .344 .448 .792
Sep. 12 Oak 5 2 3 0 1 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .344 .450 .794
Sep. 10 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .342 .435 .777
Sep. 9 TB 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .262 .343 .437 .780
Sep. 8 TB 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .342 .438 .780
Sep. 6 Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .262 .341 .434 .775
Sep. 5 Tor 7 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .340 .434 .774
Sep. 4 Tor 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .338 .431 .769
Sep. 3 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .339 .431 .770
Sep. 2 @NYY 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .342 .434 .776
Sep. 1 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .261 .340 .435 .775
Aug. 31 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .261 .341 .436 .777
Aug. 30 @Tor 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .341 .437 .778
Aug. 29 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263 .342 .437 .779
Aug. 28 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263 .342 .438 .780
Aug. 27 Bal 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .342 .441 .783
Aug. 26 Bal 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .341 .442 .783
Aug. 25 Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .339 .439 .778
Aug. 24 @Cle 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .339 .441 .780
Aug. 23 @Cle 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .340 .440 .780
Aug. 22 @Cle 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .341 .443 .784
Aug. 21 @Cle 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264 .342 .445 .787
Aug. 20 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .340 .447 .787
Aug. 19 NYY 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .341 .451 .792
Last 7 Games 31 3 7 2 0 1 7 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .273 .387 .660
Last 14 Games 61 10 17 5 1 4 16 7 10 2 0 0 0 0 .279 .353 .590 .943
Last 30 Games 122 14 29 10 1 4 18 18 20 7 0 0 0 0 .238 .336 .434 .770

Mookie Betts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 146 146
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
2017119204197.294.487.885
2016129238213.264.512.814
2015149255208.309.483.837

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201747573187117.255.440.767
201654399239223.331.540.917
201544867135713.286.478.814

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172933774211.276.430.783
201633766176710.335.588.948
2015292549499.322.521.887

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201730756155213.251.469.799
201633556144616.301.481.846
20153053892812.262.439.756
Mookie Betts vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Wade Miley BAL 6 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .667 1.095

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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 684 604 10.7% 11.1% 0.96 87% .266 .185
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3-Year Averages     531 486 7.2% 12.1% 0.59 87% .316 .194
Career     2,281 2,062 8.3% 11.8% 0.70 87% .303 .193

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Mookie Betts Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 1157 8 329 7 8 565 15 448 2
2015 RF 97 0 24 -1 0 63 0 67 0
2016 RF 1381.7 45 321 25 45 688 17 511 9
2017 RF 1292.3 45 316 32 45 676 20 640 14
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF 5 0 2 0 0 4 0 5 0 9
2015 RF 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2016 RF 5 5 15 0 0 4 5 23 0 32
2017 RF 19 8 6 0 0 0 4 26 0 30

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2017 Stat Review for Mookie Betts    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.96 BB/K
ELITE
10.7% BB Rate
GREAT
11.1% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.788 OPS
AVERAGE
.341 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.262 AVG
WEAK
.266 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.447 SLG
AVERAGE
.185 ISO
GOOD

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

Betts left Sunday's game against the Rays with a thumb contusion, Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald reports.

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Betts was pulled from Sunday's game against the Rays in the fifth for an undisclosed reason, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Betts went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Saturday's 3-1 win over Tampa Bay.

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Betts went 3-for-5 with a triple, two home runs and six RBI in Tuesday's 11-1 rout of the A's.

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Betts went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer and a walk Friday against the Rays.

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Betts went 3-for-7 with two doubles, a walk and two runs -- including the game-winner -- in Tuesday's 19-inning win over Toronto.

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Betts is hitting .216 with no home runs over the past 26 games, but manager John Farrell has no plans to give him a break, Chad Jennings of the Boston Herald reports. "I haven't gone to that point," the manager said. "He impacts the game so many different ways, and the defensive side of it is a key component to it, and when he does get on base, he's a threat obviously."

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Betts (knee) is in the lineup against the Orioles on Friday, Evan Drellich of WEEI.com reports.

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Betts left Thursday's game with a right knee contusion, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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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.