J.D. Martinez

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Rob Bradford
May 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
For the third straight game, the Red Sox starting lineup will be without Jackie Bradley Jr. With righty Aaron Sanchez on the mound for the Blue Jays, Mitch Moreland gets another start in the Red Sox' series opener against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre Friday night, putting J.D. Martinez back in...
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WEEI
May 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Thursday night had the makings of a disaster for the Red Sox. The struggling bullpen blew a 4-0 lead, putting the Red Sox in danger of getting swept by the Yankees. But thankfully for the Red Sox, they have J.D. Martinez swinging the lumber. Martinez led off the top of the eighth with a solo home...
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Ryan Hannable
May 11, 2018 - 3:43 am
NEW YORK — Prior to Thursday night, the week had not gone well at all for the Red Sox. David Price’s issues aside, the team wasn’t getting it done on the field. After dropping the first two games of the series against the Yankees, the Red Sox found themselves not atop the AL East standings for the...
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Ryan Hannable
May 09, 2018 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK -- In the midst of a 1-for-14 and 0-for-8 slump, Jackie Bradley Jr. will sit Wednesday night against the Yankees. In addition, the Red Sox will have a new-look outfield with him out, as J.D. Martinez will play right field instead of left field because of the confines of Yankee Stadium...
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Rob Bradford
May 07, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK -- Through all the shock and awe that has come with Mookie Betts' start, lost a bit has been what J.D. Martinez is doing as a member of the Red Sox. Martinez has come as advertised, and then some. In case you haven't noticed, the outfielder/designated hitter is heading into the Yankees...
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Bartolo Colon
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John Tomase
May 04, 2018 - 11:09 pm
On the day Bartolo Colon made his big league debut in 1997, Rafael Devers wasn't quite six months old. When Colon made his first All-Star team, Devers had just learned to walk. When Colon won the AL Cy Young Award in 2005, Devers was not yet 10. And so it went that the oldest player in the leagues...
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Rob Bradford
April 27, 2018 - 12:47 am
TORONTO -- Through 24 games, Alex Cora has a whole lot more hits than misses. When you've managed a team that has won all but one series through a month of the season, that's pretty obvious. Thursday night, he connected again. For starters, the result of the moment in question worked out. That came...
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Rob Bradford
April 26, 2018 - 1:36 am
TORONTO -- It would have been easy for J.D. Martinez to say he's never played with anybody like Mookie Betts. Not many have. Betts is among the most electric talents in Major League Baseball, serving as perhaps the best offensive-defensive combination in the game today. It's not hyperbole. It's...
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USA Today Sports
April 20, 2018 - 2:06 am
The praise has been heaped on various corners of the Red Sox clubhouse for good reason. After their sweep over the Angels in which they never trailed for a single inning, this is a team that stands at 16-2, having now won 16 of its last 17 games. It is the best start of a season since the 1987...
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Alex Reimer
April 19, 2018 - 1:45 pm
There are lots of ways to quantify the Red Sox’ torrid start. The most obvious indicator is their 15-2 record, which is the best a team has fared out of the gate since the 2003 Giants. The pitching staff is also incredible, sporting an ERA of 2.66. While the Red Sox’ starting rotation was expected...
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