Here’s why Mookie Betts didn’t get an at-bat in 2019 MLB All-Star Game

By NBC Sports Boston

Mookie Betts was the only one of the three Boston Red Sox players in Tuesday night’s 2019 MLB All-Star Game who didn’t get an at-bat, and it turns out it was by design. Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who was leading the American League squad, explained why the reigning league MVP didn’t come to the plate. “There were other guys that we wanted to play,” Cora told reporters after the AL’s 4-3 win over the National League at Progressive Field in Cleveland. “There were a lot of first-timers.

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Source:: Yahoo Sports