Dodgers: Mookie Betts thinks not playing the All-Star will benefit him a lot

Dodgers Mookie Betts thinks not playing the All Star will benefit

Even though we had a spectacular All-Star Game at Coors Field in the Rockies from Colorado, it was quite frustrating not being able to see several of the best players around MLB who were absent either due to injury or workload like Buster Posey or Gerrit Cole, or by choice like Jacob DeGrom or Mookie Betts, with the latter declining sharply its participation in the All-Star to be focused on the second part of the season.

Although Betts had some discomfort in one of his shoulders, which has bothered him all year, he certainly could have played the All-Star, but the 2018 MVP with the Red Sox mentioned to Matt Borelli of Dodger Blue that he really feels like He is going to benefit from not having played the All-Star Game and it will be seen when the season resumes.

There are no breaks in baseball, so this break is really the only time in the season when I can rest more than a day. I just want to make the most of it. Obviously I would have loved to be in the All-Star, but the most important thing is to win the World Series. I feel like this break will really help me get better.

This has been a year of ups and downs for Mookie Betts considering his standards, hitting .257 with 13 homers and 38 RBIs in 79 total games, having better numbers in 55 games he played in 2020 in the cut season, where he hit 16 home runs, he drove in 39 runs and hit .292.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and am going for my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils, and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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