J.D. Martinez

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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2019 - 8:04 am
Speaking for the first time since J.D. Martinez made his decision to stick with the Red Sox for at least one more year, Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom joined the Bradfo Sho podcast to offer his perspective on the slugger not opting out of his current contract with the Sox and his current...
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Jim Hackett
November 07, 2019 - 9:36 am
J.D. Martinez gives Red Sox get out of jail free card.
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Rob Bradford
November 04, 2019 - 5:14 pm
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Rob Bradford
November 04, 2019 - 11:06 am
J.D. Martinez has to make his decision by midnight tonight. At 12:01 a.m. the Red Sox offseason strategy will officially take root. Let’s take one last look at the whole ball of wax … If the 32-year-old decides to forgo the guaranteed three years, $62.5 million left on his deal with the Sox it will...
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Rob Bradford
October 31, 2019 - 12:49 pm
We are going to have to wait a little while longer for J.D. Martinez's decision. The designated hitter/outfielder has until 5 p.m. Monday to decide if he is going to opt-out of his current deal with the Red Sox or return and be paid $23.75 million for the 2020 season by Boston. But if Martinez does...
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Rob Bradford
October 28, 2019 - 5:46 pm
J.D. Martinez mentioned in spring training the Red Sox hadn't made a move to rework his current contract. "Nothing has happened," Martinez told WEEI.com the week leading into Opening Day , a reality he reaffirmed when the season began. Just days away the date Martinez will be forced to choose...
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Rob Bradford
October 27, 2019 - 7:34 am
It was Halloween night, 2002. A group of Red Sox interns that included current Arizona Diamondbacks assistant general manager Amiel Sawdaye and Adam Grossman, the Red Sox' modern-day Chief Marketing Officer, had sauntered back to the Fenway Park offices in between a full day of work and a night of...
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Rob Bradford
October 09, 2019 - 12:49 pm
If you're trying to envision a Red Sox lineup without J.D. Martinez Wednesday afternoon's report from Jon Heyman should be of some note. Twins are picking up Nelson Cruz’s $12M option for 2020. No surprise there. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) October 9, 2019 inez Cruz's potential availability would...
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Rob Bradford
October 06, 2019 - 7:53 am
What Scott Boras said about his client shouldn't have surprised anyone. "When you go back and look at the last three years, this is one of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball," the agent said on the "Big-Time Baseball" podcast when talking about J.D. Martinez. "This is a person who is a...
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Rob Bradford
September 30, 2019 - 7:37 am
It was the kind of dynamic performance that has surfaced this conversation in the first place. Mookie Betts dashing home on a simple dribbler into right field, sliding head-first into home and then celebrating the season-ending walk-off win with a group of adoring teammates. A week before it was...
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