May 14, 2021

Dodgers: Mookie Betts Returns to Lineup Weighing Slightly Less (Dodgers Nation)

Mookie Betts had a rough week with the Dodgers. The star right-fielder contracted food poisoning early last week and had to sit out several games. Betts makes his return to the lineup tonight as Los Angeles takes on Milwaukee at Camelback Ranch.

It was a scary time for Betts to be sick, as the coronavirus hysteria has already started to sweep through Major League Baseball. Betts was a late scratch from last Friday’s game, and Dave Roberts wasn’t sure how long he would be out. After a visit with team doctors, the Dodgers decided to hold him out until tonight. 

The food poisoning also had Mookie looking a little bit different physically. He was cleared by the Dodgers’ medical staff, but the illness made Mookie lose some weight in the process. We’ll let you connect the dots on how that happened. 

For the Dodgers, it couldn’t be a better time for Mookie to return. We are now just over two weeks away…

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