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Mookie Betts Player of the Game Interview 4-20-17

Apr 20, 2017|

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts after he provided the big hit in the 10th inning driving in 3 runs as the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 4-1. Mookie talks about playing behind a pitcher like Chris Sale, and the amount of strikeouts from Sale lightens his work in the outfield.

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Looking congratulations. Not because there they get there you team up with the bases loaded to why you work the count to two and how we are looking for a pitch there a particular zone stopping to something good is pat. Guzman well all day. Strikingly efficient if you play. Figured if it wasn't an area that you're you're looking for you let that don't try to get the three you know. Probably not necessarily mean the picture of something you know I've put or can't handle the Hornets to a one is OK im still kind of in control there so all in not just trying to have a good buried there and were so many good at bats that you mean yeah. Seen any repeat you are getting the walker 32 pitches and rock alt aggressive with the early in the count getting a base hit event. Your buddy and Drew Bennett can't be working a walk that was great yeah whose future is this shows that you know through the whole game you've got to. Pitch in world war could run a garden in have been at bats each unit and he took it in. But you guys Chris Sale today thirteen more strikeouts he he deserved to win but certainly. He's done his job every single time on as die yet it's amazing to just to see how he works there is like. It won't when I looked up and yeah like thirty strikes four balls shoes and it's showed you but this is. And we get the feeling great people wanted to come off for that second inning he just blew what they jobs or are you know he did you know if it's my cities we both get back out there. Them located it's in their Estrada give people problems and noted justice changes speeds and things like that. Cause a lot of problems were you you've swung and missed a few times against some other guys did as well what makes him difficult it. I mean just a figure good changeup is as though with him beat up to it and he has a couple of split changeup and throw the often mean he's I think it's you know. Got beaten to us not our differences in the changeup and he broke that any time so obvious that he's that's what he does and it's it's stuffed it. Will he what's it like being out of right field where your pitchers strike out eight he batters that he gets accidentally gets bored and but I item and I think you had what one ball into them. One ball one ball no urgency you got it done today and if firefight got to stand out there retain ten innings and one ball it for a way to market with a and that you. Excited about getting you buddy Jackie back tomorrow you know you you know we've missed them. You know our garden he entered the right in in just continue to play to plan. Okay thanks so much congratulations ridiculous. Looking at bats were that they get double. In the end the inning with two out drive me in three or one on the Red Sox when it. And they now go two with ten and six have to eat behind the Yankees. And Peoria at the actually have to keep on at the a half game behind both right now Peoria is playing in the yankees' off.

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