J.D. Martinez

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Amin Touri
July 05, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Looking to return some consistency to a starting rotation lacking it top to bottom, Eduardo Rodriguez came out and threw five solid innings in Detroit on Friday to help the Red Sox maintain an early lead. In a rain-shortened outing, as storms rolled through southern Michigan late Friday evening,...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:17 pm
Alex Cora said in June that it seemed like the Red Sox had an easier time mounting big comebacks than protecting leads, and with Boston overturning a five-run deficit in Toronto on Thursday, he might have had a point. Marco Hernandez, who’s making a habit of coming through in big moments, went...
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Rob Bradford
June 30, 2019 - 6:04 pm
LONDON -- When it came to a presence at this year's All-Star Game in Cleveland the Red Sox were clearly hoping for more from their side of things. But when the pitchers and reserves were announced Sunday night the only two members of the Red Sox to make the A.L. club were J.D. Martinez (DH) and...
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Sam Cohn
June 27, 2019 - 12:10 pm
On Wednesday afternoon, the Red Sox battled the White Sox in a high scoring affair at Fenway Park. Boston’s batters had 15 hits and the firepower started with J.D. Martinez who’s adding to his convincing all-star resumé. In the bottom of the first, Martinez blasted a homer 400 feet to center field...
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Rob Bradford
June 21, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Red Sox fandom didn't come out in droves when it came to All-Star voting, as was evident by the results first round of balloting. Now there is a chance for some redemption thanks to Major League Baseball's new method to select the All-Star starters. With the voting closed out Friday, MLB announced...
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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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