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Mookie Betts

Markus Lynn Betts (twitter: @mookiebetts)

Positions: Centerfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: October 7, 1992 in Nashville, TN
High School: John Overton HS (Brentwood, TN)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 5th round of the 2011 amateur draft.
Signed August 15, 2011. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 29, 2014 (Age 21.265, 18,286th in MLB history)   vs. NYY 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season [*]
Team: RedSox 2014-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$515k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 0.070, Arb Eligible: 2018, Free Agent: 2021 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2014 21 BOS AL 52 213 189 34 55 12 1 5 18 7 3 21 31 .291 .368 .444 .812 128 84 2 2 1 0 0 849
2015 22 BOS AL 97 426 388 52 103 25 6 10 48 13 4 30 51 .265 .317 .438 .755 105 170 1 1 3 4 1 *8/D
2 Yrs 149 639 577 86 158 37 7 15 66 20 7 51 82 .274 .334 .440 .774 113 254 3 3 4 4 1
162 Game Avg. 162 695 627 94 172 40 8 16 72 22 8 55 89 .274 .334 .440 .774 113 276 3 3 4 4 1

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2014 21 BOS AL 52 213 8 2 -0 2 0 12 1.4 8 19 2.1 .525 .508 1.9 0.4 17 849
2015 22 BOS AL 97 426 6 0 1 12 2 22 2.5 15 36 3.9 .524 .514 2.6 1.6 24 $514,500 *8/D
2 Seasons 149 639 14 2 1 14 2 33 3.8 22 56 6.0 .524 .512 4.4 2.0 42 $514,500

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2014 BOS AL 21 OF 37 36 33 326.2 88 84 3 1 2 .989 -5 3 -19 11 2.40 2.35 .986 2.26 2.25
2014 BOS AL 21 CF 28 28 25 249.2 66 64 2 0 2 1.000 -5 0 -23 0 2.38 2.36 .989 2.69 2.69
2014 BOS AL 21 2B 14 14 14 122.0 66 25 38 3 7 .955 -0 -1 -1 -10 4.65 4.50 .984 4.61 4.60
2014 BOS AL 21 RF 12 8 8 77.0 22 20 1 1 0 .955 1 3 8 47 2.45 1.75 .982 2.08 2.07
2015 BOS AL 22 CF 96 93 90 821.2 250 242 7 1 2 .996 -5 12 -8 17 2.73 2.59 .991 2.73 2.70
2015 BOS AL 22 OF 96 93 90 821.2 250 242 7 1 2 .996 -5 12 -8 17 2.73 2.59 .987 2.22 2.20
2015 BOS AL 22 DH 1 0
2 Seasons OF 133 129 123 1148.1 338 326 10 2 4 .994 -11 15 -11 15 2.63 2.53 .987 2.23 2.21
2 Seasons CF 124 121 115 1071.1 316 306 9 1 4 .997 -10 12 -11 13 2.65 2.54 .991 2.72 2.70
1 Season 2B 14 14 14 122.0 66 25 38 3 7 .955 -0 -1 -1 -9 4.65 4.50 .984 4.61 4.60
1 Season RF 12 8 8 77.0 22 20 1 1 0 .955 1 3 8 46 2.45 1.75 .982 2.08 2.07
1 Season DH 1 0
2 Seasons TOT 147 143 137 1270.1 404 351 48 5 11 .988 -11 14 -10 13 2.83 2.71 .986 2.46 2.44
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2015 Jun 21st AL Player of the Week

Defensive WARs c a p y
2015 AL  1.6 (9th)

Doubles s c a p y
2015 AL  25 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
2015 AL  6 (5th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2015 AL  11.3 (9th)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  96 (4th)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  242 (5th)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  7 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  2 (4th)
2015 AL  2 (3rd)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2015 AL  242 (5th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  .996 (5th)

Youngest s c a p y
2014 AL  born 1992-10-07 (7th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 3 (2129), Average HOFer ≈ 144
JAWS Center Field (299th), 6.0 career WAR/6.0 7yr-peak WAR/6.0 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.0 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

Transactions

  • June 7, 2011: Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 5th round of the 2011 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2011.
The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2015 22 Boston Red Sox $514,500 0.070
2015 StatusSigned thru 2015, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2018, Earliest Free Agent: 2021
Career to date (may be incomplete)$514,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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