If you go bowling with Mookie, place no Betts

If you go bowling with Mookie, place no Betts

As it happens in the playoffs, not every team could make it to the World Series.

Boston Red Sox rightfielder Mookie Betts, bowling in the Professional Bowlers Association's World Series of Bowling at the National Bowling Stadium, bowled his first flawless game in PBA competition Sunday night in the fourth and final round of qualifying for the PBA World Championship. It's just one of those things where I have to find a way to adjust.

As Betts began racking up strikes en route to the ideal score, he drew attention from several of the experienced bowlers on tour, including Sean Rash and Tommy Jones. In bowling, a flawless game is a 300 score, which means you get a strike (and knock down all the pins) in every single frame you bowl.

"I think with everything I'm a feel guy", Betts told PBA Bowling. He participated in the World Series of Bowling back in 2015, and has bowled several 300 games before.

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"Bowling has been a part of my life forever, so it isn't going away", he said in an interview last week. Mookie Betts is trying to crack that esteemed list by excelling in a non-traditional sport: Bowling. And he takes it seriously, too.

Betts finished 144th in the tournament. He even set a goal for himself: he wanted to finish in the top 150. It's not like it's super rare for a bowler to bowl a flawless game or anything.

Betts was averaging over 200 through the first three rounds of competition this year before pulling off his ideal game.

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