Mookie Betts adds eight or nine pounds in offseason
by Brenton Kemp | Dodgers Correspondent | Thu, Feb 16th 4:25pm EST
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts says he needed to get stronger and added eight or nine pounds in the offseason. (Bill Plunkett on Twitter)
Betts made a trip to the popular baseball academy Driveline this winter and decided he needed to get stronger while he checked in a 178 pounds this spring at Dodgers camp. Betts slugged 35 homers with 12 steals and an .873 OPS in 2022, posting the third-best wRC+ mark of his career at 144. The 30-year-old is primed for another big season in 2023.
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