Former Overton baseball star Mookie Betts bas been called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to the Boston Red Sox.
He will be active for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, according to MLB.com.
This will be Betts’ third call-up to the big leagues. He’s hitting .244 in 41 at-bats and 13 games.
Betts, 21, is hitting .346 with 11 homers, 65 RBI and 33 stolen bases in 99 minor league games. He started the year in Double-A Portland, homering in his first at-bat.
He began the year at second base, but is playing outfield now.
Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. was sent down to Pawtucket.