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Mookie Betts

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Boston Red Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.264

HR

18

RBI

76

R

81

SB

18

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.

August 17, 2017  –  Mookie Betts News

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Betts went 3-for-4 with three RBI in Boston's 5-4 win over St. Louis on Wednesday.

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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 120 563 497 81 131 53 35 0 18 76 18 3 59 59 0 5 2 .264 .341 .443 .784
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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)     475 2,160 1,955 329 574 217 131 14 72 284 72 16 175 252 4 18 8 .294 .351 .485 .837

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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
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
Aug. 18 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .268 .342 .450 .792
Aug. 16 StL 4 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .269 .343 .453 .796
Aug. 15 StL 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .341 .448 .789
Aug. 14 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .342 .451 .793
Aug. 13 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .345 .455 .800
Aug. 12 @NYY 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .346 .459 .805
Aug. 11 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .346 .457 .803
Aug. 9 @TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .343 .458 .801
Aug. 8 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .343 .460 .803
Aug. 6 CWS Did not play.
Aug. 5 CWS 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .343 .462 .805
Aug. 4 CWS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .344 .462 .806
Aug. 3 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .348 .467 .815
Aug. 1 Cle 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .347 .462 .809
Jul. 31 Cle 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .344 .462 .806
Jul. 30 KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .344 .462 .806
Jul. 29 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .270 .345 .465 .810
Jul. 28 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .348 .470 .818
Jul. 26 @Sea Did not play.
Jul. 25 @Sea 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .348 .472 .820
Jul. 24 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .353 .479 .832
Jul. 23 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .354 .481 .835
Jul. 22 @LAA 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .357 .486 .843
Jul. 21 @LAA 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .358 .486 .844
Jul. 20 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .355 .482 .837
Jul. 19 Tor 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .275 .352 .482 .834
Last 7 Games 27 3 6 2 0 0 4 5 5 1 0 0 2 0 .222 .324 .296 .620
Last 14 Games 51 7 11 3 0 0 7 9 9 1 0 0 3 0 .216 .317 .275 .592
Last 30 Games 114 16 26 6 0 1 19 15 20 2 1 0 3 1 .228 .311 .307 .618

Mookie Betts: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 120 120
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
201797163145.278.433.816
2016129238213.264.512.814
2015149255208.309.483.837

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201739565156213.261.448.780
201654399239223.331.540.917
201544867135713.286.478.814

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017245304329.273.392.737
201633766176710.335.588.948
2015292549499.322.521.887

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172475114449.255.498.837
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
Corey Kluber CLE 7 4 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 .571 .571 1.143 1.714

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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 563 497 10.5% 10.5% 1.00 88% .266 .179
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3-Year Averages     531 486 7.2% 12.1% 0.59 87% .316 .194
Career     2,160 1,955 8.1% 11.7% 0.69 87% .304 .191

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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 1079.3 43 271 31 43 561 18 551 12
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 18 8 6 0 0 0 4 25 0 29

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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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1.00 BB/K
ELITE
10.5% BB Rate
GREAT
10.5% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.784 OPS
AVERAGE
.341 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.264 AVG
WEAK
.266 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.443 SLG
AVERAGE
.179 ISO
AVERAGE

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

Betts will bat cleanup and man right field Tuesday against the Rays, Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports.

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Betts is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, Evan Drellich of CSN New England

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Betts went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and a walk in Thursday's 9-5 win over the White Sox.

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Betts went 2-for-5 with three RBI during Monday's win over Cleveland.

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Betts is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mariners, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports.

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Betts went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in Boston's victory over New York on Sunday night.

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Betts went 2-for-5 with with a stolen base and a run scored in Friday's 5-4 win over the Yankees.

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Betts went 4-for-6 with two home runs and eight RBI in Sunday's 15-1 win over the Blue Jays.

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Betts went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two RBI during Thursday's win over Minnesota.

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Betts went 1-for-3 with a walk, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 2-1 win over the Astros.

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Betts went 4-for-5 with a double, two home runs, four runs scored and three RBI in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Phillies.

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Betts went 4-for-5 with three doubles, an RBI and a run scored in Monday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Phillies.

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Betts went 1-for-4 and was caught stealing in Thursday's 9-1 loss to the Yankees.

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Betts went 2-for-4 with a walk, two RBI and a run in Wednesday's win over the Rangers.

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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.