Mookie Betts

Mookie Betts #50

  • CF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 9"/180
  • Age: 23


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Mookie Betts Stats

.291 18 77 21 .820

Mookie Betts MLB Career Stats

.291 23 95 28 .818

Mookie Betts Bio

  • Full Name: Markus Lynn Betts
  • Born: 10/7/1992 in Nashville, TN
  • Draft: 2011, Boston Red Sox, 5th rd. (172nd overall)
  • High School: John Overton, Nashville, TN
  • Debut: June 29, 2014
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2015 Stats 597 92 174 18 77 21 .291 .341 .820
MLB Career Stats 786 126 229 23 95 28 .291 .348 .818
  • Status: Active

Mookie Betts Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Red Sox AL 654 438 91.82 223.83 2.63 12.80 40.89
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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Mookie Betts Fantasy News

November 25, 2015 at 2:38 PM ET

Red Sox expect to use Bradley Jr. in center field

The Red Sox, who spent the final weeks of the season experimenting with their outfield alignment, are leaning toward going with Jackie Bradley Jr. as the primary center fielder in 2016.

October 7, 2015 at 12:37 PM ET

Betts excels atop Red Sox lineup in 2015

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts finished the 2015 regular season with a .291 average, 18 home runs, 77 RBIs, 92 runs scored and 21 stolen bases.


Mookie Betts Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/22/2015 Boston AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2014 Pawtucket INT

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Surprise AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Pawtucket INT Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Boston AL
2014 Boston AL

EAS Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/14/2014 Portland EAS

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/12/2013 Salem CAR
08/26/2013 Salem CAR

SAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/13/2013 Greenville SAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Greenville SAL

Mookie Betts Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2015 .291 14th in AL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 21 10th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .820 20th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .479 17th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2015 92 15th in AL


Season H Rank
2015 174 12th in AL


Season 2B Rank
2015 42 3rd in AL


Season 3B Rank
2015 8 9th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2015 597 18th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2015 286 13th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2015 6 18th in AL

Mookie Betts Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 11, 2015 Boston Red Sox activated CF Mookie Betts from the 7-day disabled list.
August 9, 2015 Boston Red Sox sent OF Mookie Betts on a rehab assignment to Portland Sea Dogs.
July 29, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed CF Mookie Betts on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion symptoms
August 18, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled CF Mookie Betts from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 7, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RF Mookie Betts to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 1, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Mookie Betts from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 19, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RF Mookie Betts to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 28, 2014 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Mookie Betts from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 3, 2014 2B Mookie Betts assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
April 1, 2014 2B Mookie Betts assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Salem Red Sox.
February 27, 2014 2B Mookie Betts assigned to Boston Red Sox.
July 9, 2013 2B Mookie Betts assigned to Salem Red Sox from Greenville Drive.
April 2, 2013 Mookie Betts assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
March 30, 2013 IF Mookie Betts assigned to Boston Red Sox.
June 11, 2012 Mookie Betts assigned to Lowell Spinners from GCL Red Sox.
August 26, 2011 Mookie Betts assigned to GCL Red Sox from Boston Red Sox.
August 15, 2011 Boston Red Sox signed SS Mookie Betts.

Markus Lynn Betts Bio Info

Last year, climbed from Double-A to hit .291 with a .368 OBP in 52-game ML debut...Earned spots on both Baseball America's All-Rookie Team and Minor League All-Star First Team...Named Red Sox 2014 Minor League Player of the Year by both Baseball America and the Boston Baseball Writers...Owns a .315 AVG/.408 OBP/.470 SLG/.877 OPS line in 298 career minor league games beginning in 2011...Was an infielder playing mostly 2B in the minor leagues until converting to the outfield while at Double-A in May 2014...Reached base safely in 71 consecutive games between High-A Salem (playoffs included) and Double-A Portland from 8/2/13-5/16/14...Participated in the Red Sox Rookie Development Program in January 2015...Is the nephew of former major leaguer Terry Shumpert, who played 21 games for the Red Sox in 1995


Climbed from Double-A to Triple-A and made ML debut at 21 years old...Hit .291 (55-for-189), 12 2B, 3B, 5 HR in 52 games over 3 stints with BOS...Named to Baseball America's MLB All-Rookie Team and Minor League All-Star First Team...Among Red Sox with at least 200 PA, ranked 2nd in OBP (.368) and OPS (.812)...Reached base in 42 of 50 starts...His .368 OBP ranked 2nd among ML rookies with at least 200 PA (CWS' Jose Abreu, .383)...Joined Ted Williams(.436 in 1939, .442 in 1940) as the only Red Sox ever to post an OBP that high at age 21 or younger (min. 200 PA)...Played his first 38 ML games in the OF (28 games at CF, all starts; 12 games at RF, 8 starts)...His last 14 games beginning on 9/13 were all at 2B...Selected to BOS' major league roster on 6/28 and made big league debut the next night at NYY, singling off Chase Whitley in the 4th inning for his 1st hit...Hit 1st HR in his 4th ML game on 7/2 vs. CHC, a 5th-inning shot off Carlos Villanueva...Sent back to Pawtucket on 7/19 when Shane Victorino was activated from the DL...Recalled on 8/1 and played 3 games before being optioned again on 8/7 when Kelly Johnson was activated...Returned for his 3rd ML stint on 8/18 and started all 39 remaining Red Sox games...In that time, ranked among AL leaders in times on base (4th, 66), OBP (5th, .391), and runs (T-5th, 28)...Also led the team in extra-base hits (15), AVG (.304), SLG (.466), and OPS (.857) during that stretch...Hit 1st career grand slam on 8/29 at TB in the 2nd inning off Chris Archer...At 21 years and 327 days old, became the youngest Red Sox with a grand slam since Tony Conigliaro did it at 20 years old on 8/24/65 vs. WSH...Reached base safely in 24 of his last 27 games beginning 8/31...In that time, ranked 10th in the AL with a .324 AVG (35-for-108) and scored 23 runs, 1 shy of the ML lead (LAA's Mike Trout, 24)...Took over as Boston's leadoff hitter on 9/6 and batted .305 (25-for-82) with a .387 OBP in that role over the last 21 games of the season...Hit his 1st career leadoff homer on 9/21 at BAL off Miguel Gonzalez...At 21 years old, was the youngest Red Sox with a leadoff shot since 21-year-old Bobby Doerr on 8/1/39 vs. CLE's Bob Feller...In 151 total games between Double-A, Triple-A, and MLB, combined to hit .328 (193-for-588) with 42 2B, 6 3B, 16 HR, 83 RBI, 82 BB, 81 SO, 40 SB, a .411 OBP, .502 SLG, and .913 OPS...Named Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year for a 2nd straight season...Reached base via hit or walk in 92 of 99 minor league games between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket, leading the Red Sox farm system with a .346 AVG (138-for-399)...Struck out only 50 times compared to 61 walks, posting a .431 OBP...Named Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year by both the Boston Baseball Writers and Baseball America...Selected to the U.S. roster in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game...Was the 2B on Baseball America's Minor League All-Star First Team and All-Rookie Team...Also tabbed by BA as the Eastern League's best defensive 2B...Began the year in his Double-A debut and hit .355 (76-for-214) in 54 games for Portland...Chosen as Eastern League Player of the Month for April... In 22 April games, led the league in AVG (.430), hits (40), XBH (15), total bases (64), runs (30), OBP (.481), SLG (.688), and OPS (1.169)...Led off Sea Dogs' season with a homer on 4/3 at Reading...Earned EL Player of the Week honors for 4/3-12 (.457, 16-for-35, 11 R, 5 2B, 3B, HR, 4 RBI in 9 G)...Named Red Sox Minor League Hitter of the Month and Defensive Player of the Month for April...Batted .430 (40-for-93) with 10 2B, 3B, 4HR, 13 RBI, and 11 BB with no errors...His 40 hits, 10 2B, and 10 SB tied Portland franchise records for April. ..Was Boston's Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for June, when he was successful in all 12 SB attempts...Reached base safely in an EL-best 36 straight games to begin the season from 4/3-5/16...On 5/17, drove in 2 runs but snapped a 71-game on-base streak between 2013 (High-A Salem regular and postseason) and 2014 in Portland...Promoted on 6/3 to Triple-A Pawtucket and hit .335 (62-for-185) in 45 games for the PawSox.


Named Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Year and selected to Baseball America's Minor League All-Star 2nd Team after hitting .314 (145-for-462), 36 2B, 4 3B, 15 HR, 65 RBI, 81 BB in 127 games between Single-A Greenville and High-A Salem...Paced all Red Sox minor leaguers in total bases (234), 2B (tied, 36), SB (38), and SLG (.506, min. 250 AB)...Began the season with the Drive and earned a spot as the utility player on the South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star Team...Named both Red Sox Minor League Hitter and Base Runner of the Month for May (.356, 19 XBH, 23 R, 8 SB, 21 BB in 26 games)...Matched the longest hit streak of the season in the SAL with a 19-gamer from 5/5-25 (.419, 31-for-74, 8 2B, 6 HR, 9 RBI, 14 BB)...Named SAL Player of the Week for 5/6-13...Promoted to Salem on 7/9 and named the Red Sox Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for July after swiping 15 bases in 16 attempts over 20 games between the Drive and Salem...Twice selected as Carolina League Player of the Week: 8/5-12, 8/19-26...Named Red Sox Minor League Hitter of the Month for August/September, batting .404 (46-for-114)...Closed out the regular season with a 30-game on-base streak, the longest in the CL all year (.418, 46-for-110, .496 OBP)...Reached safely in 10 of 20 PA in postseason play for the CL Champion Salem Sox (.412, 7-for-17)...After the season, hit .271 (16-for-59) for the Arizona Fall League Champion Surprise Saguaros and was named to the West Division Fall Stars Team...Following the season, ranked as the 3rd-best 2B prospect in baseball by Baseball America, No. 75 overall, and the Red Sox' No. 7 prospect, as well as the best athlete in the system....Also named the 7th-best prospect in the CL by the same publication.


Led all qualifying New York-Penn League 2B with a .969 fielding percentage (9 E/286 TC) at Short-A Lowell...Paced the Spinners and tied for 4th in the NYPL with 71 games...Also led Lowell with 31 RBI and ranked among club leaders in AB (2nd, 251), runs (3rd, 34), hits (2nd, 67), BB (2nd, 32), and steals (3rd, 20)...Batted .338 (27-for-80) against southpaws...Named Red Sox Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for August/September after swiping 9 bases without being caught