Big Leaguers Taking Notice As Mookie Betts Soars Toward Superstardom

by abournenesn

Apr 6, 2016

Mookie Betts continued his Opening Day dominance Tuesday in the Boston Red Sox’s 6-2 win over the Cleveland Indians.

Boston’s 23-year-old right fielder blasted his first home run of the season in the victory and made a terrific play in right field, but it’s not the first time he’s flashed both some leather and offensive prowess to kick off the season.

In 2015, Betts went 2-for-4 with a home run in Boston’s 8-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, and Betts lit up Fenway Park just seven days later in the team’s home opener with a three-run homer, a double steal and a spectacular catch robbing Bryce Harper of a home run in Boston’s 9-4 win.

NESN’s Dave O’Brien and Jerry Remy broke down Betts’ budding superstardom on “Red Sox Gameday Live” before Wednesday’s game against the Tribe. Check it out in the video above.

Thumbnail photo via Ken Blaze/USA TODAY Sports Images

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