Boston Red Sox

Red Sox Activate Mookie Betts From Disabled List

The Boston Red Sox activated outfielder Mookie Betts from the 10-day disabled list on Monday.

Betts, 25, was placed on the disabled list on June 1 with a left abdominal strain.  He has missed the Red Sox' last 14 games, with the club going 8-6 in his absence.

He leads the majors in batting average at .359 and shares the major league lead in runs scored with 52. He has hit 17 home runs to go with 37 RBIs and 13 steals.

To make room for Betts on the 25-man roster, the team optioned first baseman Sam Travis to Pawtucket.

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