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Mookie Betts

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Height: 5-9
Weight: 180 lbs
Age: 29
College: None
Los Angeles Dodgers

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FOX SportsBen Verlander’s Top 5 performers throughout the MLB postseason I Flippin’ Bats

Ben Verlander shares his Top 5 performers of the MLB postseason and discusses what makes them great. Hear where Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario, Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox's Kike Hernandez, and Houston Astro's Carlos Correa & Yordan Alvarez fall on the list.

Source: FOX Sports
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

The ScoreMLB Thursday best bets: Can the Braves put the Dodgers away?

The powerhouse Los Angeles Dodgers are on the ropes. They surprisingly find themselves in a 3-1 hole against the Atlanta Braves despite finishing the regular season with nearly 20 more wins.Can the Dodgers stave off elimination on home soil, or will the Braves punch their ticket to the World Series?Let's dive into that as we find the best way to approach MLB's lone Thursday night game.Braves (+125) at Dodgers (-140)Things are quickly going from bad to worse for the Dodgers.Though Justin Turner has slumped of late, he's generally one of Los Angeles' best hitters - especially in the playoffs - and won't be available due to a hamstring injury.The Dodgers are also expected to rely heavily on their bullpen in absence of an available top-tier starter, which is certainly not ideal with their season on the line versus Max Fried.Fried ranked 18th among all starters in fWAR (3.8) during the regular season and has been lights out in the playoffs. Through 12 innings, Fried owns a 1.50 ERA and 0.92 WHIP to go with 14 strikeouts.He's on top of his game - bad news for L.A. - and his pitch mix helps his chances of that continuing.Fried's go-to is his four-seam fastball, which the Dodgers hit well. But he also throws a lot of curveballs and sliders, which his opponents struggle mightily against.With Turner sidelined, Mookie Betts is the only projected starter who posted a wOBA above .315 against curveballs this season.The picture doesn't look much brighter against sliders. Corey Seager and A.J. Pollock are the lone Dodgers regulars to finish the regular season with a wOBA above .325 against the pitch.If Fried sticks to his off-speed stuff and doesn't try to beat the Dodgers with fastballs, he should be able to limit their offense for a handful of innings.Bet: Braves F5 pk (+110)Todd Cordell is a sports betting writer at theScore. Be sure to follow him on Twitter @ToddCordell.Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

Bleacher ReportMookie Betts, Cody Bellinger Fuel Dodgers Rally in Stunning Game 3 Win over Braves

Some players are born for October baseball. Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts are two of them. The pair spearheaded a huge eighth-inning rally in Game 3 of the...

Source: Bleacher Report
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Yahoo SportsDodgers-Braves Game 3 takeaways: Unsung relievers kept Dodgers close ahead of rally

Evan Phillips led a group of underused relievers that kept the Braves close enough for the Dodgers to come back on hits by Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts.

Source: Yahoo Sports
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Yahoo SportsPlaschke: Dodgers were finished until Game 3 comeback. Now it's the Braves who are on the ropes

The Dodgers' season was on the verge of annihilation until Cody Bellinger and Mookie Betts delivered one of the greatest comebacks in franchise history.

Source: Yahoo Sports
Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021


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