Marcus Betts has caught Fire

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There just isn’t a player in baseball right now who is a better watch than Mookie Betts. We said before the year started we liked him to win the batting title, and he’s starting to round into form.

Since Friday night (a game in which Betts had four hits), he has a four-hit game, two three-hit games, and a two-hit game. One of those three hit games came tonight. He’s lacing the ball all over the park. And tonight, he hit a big home run into the upper deck at the Rogers Centre for his first long one of the year:

The Blue Jays continued to flounder in the 8-7 loss. Marcus Stroman was the Marcus Stroman you all remember, allowing six runs earned on 11 knocks. Just a mess. They’re now 2-11 on the season and Roberto Osuna doesn’t have a save yet.

The Red Sox are very, very good. They’re going to win a lot of games. Mookie Betts is just getting started.