Latest Mookie Betts News

Today in History: October 7, Fox News Channel's debut

Oct. 07, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2022. There are 85 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence...

MLB's postseason is here: A guide to the 12-team playoffs

Oct. 06, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

Major League Baseball’s postseason has a little more heft this season. The playoffs are here, with the first games played on Friday. The postseason begins with a field of 12 teams — up from last year’s 10 — and includes a best-of-three format for the opening wild-card round. ...

Re-signing Bogaerts, Devers the key for last-place Red Sox

Oct. 06, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox want to re-sign Xander Bogaerts – and Rafael Devers, too – Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom insisted, saying things have improved since they bowed out of the bidding and traded away their last homegrown star: Mookie Betts. “We are in a...

MLB playoff picture all set, best-of-3 matchups start Friday

Oct. 05, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

Albert Pujols taking his final swings in October, Julio Rodríguez stepping in for the first time. Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom facing Manny Machado and Juan Soto. Bryce Harper, back at last. José Ramírez and his Cleveland teammates trying to break a long drought — with a new...

Gonsolin returns from IL for Dodgers in 2-1 loss to Rockies

Oct. 04, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — All-Star pitcher Tony Gonsolin tossed two innings in his return from the injured list, an encouraging sign for the playoff-bound Los Angeles Dodgers in their 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Trayce Thompson homered for the NL West champions, who...

Dodgers top wild Rockies, 1st NL team to 110 wins since 1909

Oct. 02, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman and the Los Angeles Dodgers became the first National League team in more than a century to win 110 regular-season games, taking advantage of 10 walks to rally past the Colorado Rockies 6-4 on Saturday night. Cody Bellinger had three...

Ohtani agrees to $30 million deal for 2023 with Angels

Oct. 01, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has agreed to a $30 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels for the 2023 season in the two-way superstar's final year of arbitration eligibility before free agency. The Angels announced the deal Saturday, avoiding a potentially complicated...

Clayton Kershaw sharp, MLB-best Dodgers rout Rockies 10-1

Oct. 01, 2022 01:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw went six scoreless innings in his next-to-last start before the playoffs and the Los Angeles Dodgers had an eight-run fourth inning in a 10-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Cody Bellinger hit a three-run home run, Mookie Betts...

Vargas, Dodgers beat Padres 5-2 for 108th win

Sep. 30, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Miguel Vargas is making a push to be included on the Los Angeles Dodgers' postseason roster — if manager Dave Roberts can find a spot for him. The rookie outfielder hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with the bases loaded in the sixth inning and the NL West...

Freeman has RBI single in 10th, gives Dodgers 107th win

Sep. 29, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Freddie Freeman helped the Atlanta Braves win the World Series last year and on Wednesday night he helped the Los Angeles Dodgers set the franchise season record with their 107th victory. Freeman singled in Mookie Betts with one out in the 10th inning and the...