J.D. Martinez

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Rob Bradford
May 30, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK -- It was a nice try on behalf of Major League Baseball, but J.D. Martinez still isn't taking the bait. The Red Sox slugger reaffirmed to WEEI.com Thursday at Yankee Stadium that despite MLB offering $1 million to the winner of this year's Home Run Derby he would still not be participating...
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Sam Cohn
May 29, 2019 - 12:01 pm
J.D. Martinez posted his second multi-home run performance of the season on Monday as the Red Sox beat the Indians 12-5 to in the opening game of their three-game series. Martinez belted a home run into the opposing team’s bullpen in the sixth inning to pile on after the Sox posted a five-run fifth...
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Scott McLaughlin
May 16, 2019 - 11:55 am
When J.D. Martinez gets hot, look out. Over his last three games, the Red Sox slugger is 6-for-13 with four home runs, seven RBIs and five runs scored. First came a pair of dingers in an 11-2 win over the Mariners on Sunday. Then another homer in an eventual 5-4 extra-innings loss to the Rockies on...
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Rob Bradford
May 13, 2019 - 7:31 pm
The feeling by the time J.D. Martinez stepped to the plate in the eighth inning Sunday was seemingly universal: Let's get this over with already. The Red Sox were in complete command in their series finale against the Mariners, carrying a 9-2 lead with the rain continuing to pelt down on a 40-...
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Rob Bradford
May 09, 2019 - 8:27 am
BALTIMORE — A mountain of a man, Julio Martinez’s emotions don’t exactly get put on display while watching his son J.D. play baseball. Perhaps a big hit by the Red Sox here or there might elicit the brief raising of his arms, but that’s about it. Thursday it will be a bit more difficult for Julio...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 7:52 am
BALTIMORE -- It's been just 185 regular season games in a Red Sox uniform but predicting what's around the corner when it comes to J.D. Martinez doesn't seem all that difficult. It's why when the Red Sox eased into what would ultimately be an 8-5 win over the Orioles Tuesday night at Camden Yards...
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Rob Bradford
April 22, 2019 - 9:14 am
First impressions were a powerful thing when it came to J.D. Martinez last season. After 22 games it had become clear what the Red Sox' had in the middle of their lineup -- the kind of presence David Ortiz left behind two seasons before. Martinez kicked off his Sox' career well enough, hitting .306...
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Rob Bradford
April 05, 2019 - 10:08 am
OAKLAND -- As the Red Sox head into Phoenix for their three-game series against the Diamondbacks it's interesting to note what might have been. Certainly, that's what Arizona fans are thinking upon being re-introduced to J.D. Martinez. Talking to the Arizona-Republic, Martinez suggested that the...
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Mike Cratty
April 04, 2019 - 11:29 am
Throughout what has been a tough start to the season for the Red Sox, J.D. Martinez’s dominance has not gone away. The Red Sox slugger has hits in all seven games so far this season and is hitting .357 with two home runs and seven RBIs. His batting average is second on the team to Blake Swihart,...
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Rob Bradford
April 01, 2019 - 10:55 pm
OAKLAND -- Chris Sale. Then Xander Bogaerts. Who's next? When it comes to contract extensions/restructuring it doesn't appear as though J.D. Martinez is close to even being on-deck. According to a source familiar with the situation, the Red Sox and Martinez haven't held any discussions when it...
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