On the same night that the Boston Red Sox fell 17-8 to the Tampa Bay Rays and saw their losing streak extended to four games, their ex-star outfielder Mookie Betts made history with his new team.
Betts was simply on another level for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday, crushing not one...
RAKE CITY, DID WE STUTTER? pic.twitter.com/hl28UldwKx— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 14, 2020
But three home runs vs. the San Diego Padres to tie the MLB record for the most three-home run games ever (six).
Mookie Betts is tied for the most 3-homer games (6) EVER.— MLB (@MLB) August 14, 2020
He is 27. 😱 pic.twitter.com/2afkUF2qNb
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The 2018 American League MVP is still doing MVP things, much to the chagrin of Red Sox fans. It certainly doesn't help matters that it's been a disastrous 2020 campaign for Boston, which fell to 6-13 on the season after Thursday's loss.
For a look back at Betts' five 3-home run games with the Red Sox, you can take a trip down memory lane here.