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Mookie Betts is among Red Sox players who will not make the trip to the White House with the team in the spring.“I won’t be going there,” Betts told the Boston Globe. “I decided not to.” Red Sox postpone White House visit due to government shutdown, report says Additionally, Rafael Devers has said he will not attend and Eduardo Rodriguez indicated it was “unlikely.” Xander Bogaerts and Eduardo Nunez also are considering skipping the event, the Globe noted. It’s unclear whether manager Alex Cora will join them. He recently expressed concern about the administration’s policies toward Puerto Rico and indicated he might not make the trip. Related News The Red Sox originally were scheduled to fly to Washington from their spring training base in Fort Myers, Fla., on Feb. 15, two days after pitchers and catchers are set to report to camp. But due to the government shutdown, the trip has been postponed to May 9.