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Red Sox outfielders may be leaving the dance floor

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Red Sox outfielders may be leaving the dance floor

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Win, don't dance, repeat?

The Red Sox outfield has two days to get together and figure out whether they want to keep their iconic post-win celebration going in 2018.

“Debating it. We don’t know yet,” Mookie Betts said Tuesday, after the matter came up on the telecast of the team’s final exhibition game before Thursday’s Opening Day. “We don’t know if we’re gonna do it. Then if we do it, we have to just figure out what we’re going to do, so. That’s the debate or talk that’s going on.”

Betts acknowledged that most fans seemed to like the dance. He said too that a choice was coming by Opening Day.

The other primary participants in the dance were mum. The actual dance moves varied, but always featured one primary outfielder's dance while the other two dropped to a knee and pretended to crank an old-fashioned camera.

"It’s up in the air,” Andrew Benintendi said. “I don’t know. I don’t know. I’m low on the totem pole, so. Not my call. We’ll see. Jackie would know better than me.”

If Jackie Bradley Jr., standing a few feet away, indeed knew better, he wasn’t letting on.

“We’re gonna all find out at the same time,” Bradley said. “Time will tell.”

Could the Sox still celebrate, but not dance?

“I have no idea what we’re going to do,” Betts said.

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Red Sox' Mookie Betts shares his NCAA Tournament bracket

Red Sox' Mookie Betts shares his NCAA Tournament bracket

There doesn't seem to be much Mookie Betts can't do.

Whether it's hitting, fielding, or even professional bowling, the Red Sox right fielder appears to succeed at everything he does. But putting together an NCAA Tournament bracket that doesn't get busted is a whole different kind of challenge for the 2018 AL MVP.

Betts shared his bracket for this year's tournament on Monday. Take a look below:

It should come as a surprise to no one that Duke vs. Tennessee is Betts' championship matchup. No. 1 seed Duke is an obvious favorite thanks to Zion Williamson, and the Tennessee native had to pick his Volunteers to make a deep run.

Where Betts' bracket gets a little bit crazy is picking No. 10 seeds Florida and Minnesota to make it to the Elite 8. But hey, anything can happen in March Madness.

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Highlights from Red Sox 4-1 Spring Training loss to the Twins

Highlights from Red Sox 4-1 Spring Training loss to the Twins

FINAL SCORE: Twins 4, Red Sox 1

IN BRIEF: In a game that featured the likely opening day lineup for the defending World Series champs, the Red Sox struggled to put hits together in a 4-1 loss to the Twins in Spring Training. 

HIGHLIGHTS:

1st inning

J.D. Martinez RBI single (1-0 BOS)

Eddie Rosario blasts two-run homer (2-1 MIN)

5th inning

Jorge Polanco RBI single (3-1 MIN)

Nelson Cruz RBI double (4-1 MIN)

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vs Blue Jays, Tuesday, 1:05 p.m., NESN

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