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J.D. Martinez homers in bottom of 1st to give Red Sox quick lead over Yankees in ALDS

Ryan Hannable
October 05, 2018 - 8:02 pm

That was fast.

J.D. Martinez wasted no time making an impact in his first playoff series with the Red Sox as the designated hitter hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the first inning to give the home team a quick 3-0 lead over the Yankees.

On a 2-0 count, Martinez hit a line shot off a 93.3 mile an hour J.A. Happ fastball into the first row of the Green Monster seats. It was his fourth career postseason home run.

The Red Sox were 74-15 when scoring first during the regular season.

Here's the video.

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