Fort Myers, Fl- Feb 18, 2019-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff--Red Sox Spring Training at JetBlue Park. Postcard from Spring Training: Mookie Betts is in love. His three month old daughter (cq) Kynlee reported to camp in the late morning, while Betts was taking batting practice. He immediately rushed over and gave her a kiss. “I was a little nervous about her coming here,” he said. “But not too nervous.” The sleep deprived MVP says he is dutifully dealing with “stinky diapers” and has a greater appreciation for his mom and his girlfriend Brianna Hammonds.
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STAN GROSSFELD | POSTCARD FROM SPRING TRAINING

Mookie Betts is in love

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series from Globe staff photographer Stan Grossfeld at Red Sox spring training, explaining the scene around an image he captured.

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mookie Betts is in love. His 3-month-old daughter Kynlee reported to spring training late Monday morning, while Betts was taking batting practice. The Red Sox outfielder immediately rushed over and gave her a kiss.

“I was a little nervous about her coming here,” Betts said. “But not too nervous.”

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The sleep-deprived MVP says he is dutifully dealing with “stinky diapers” and has a greater appreciation for his girlfriend Brianna Hammonds and his mother Diana Collins.

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Mookie Betts’s girlfriend, Brianna Hammonds, joined him at spring training Monday.
Mookie Betts’s girlfriend, Brianna Hammonds, joined him at spring training Monday.
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