J.D. Martinez

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John Tomase
February 26, 2018 - 9:42 am
J.D. Martinez -- finally -- has arrived. The Red Sox on Monday morning introduced their newest slugger at JetBlue Park. Martinez officially agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract that took months to complete and then another week to finalize while the sides discussed language that would...
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Ryan Hannable
February 26, 2018 - 9:18 am
A week after reportedly agreeing to terms, J.D. Martinez is officially a member of a Red Sox. Martinez was introduced in a press conference Monday morning at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, and prior to the press conference members of the Red Sox spoke about the signing becoming official. Left-hander...
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Rob Bradford
February 26, 2018 - 8:46 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The J.D. Martinez Era with the Red Sox begins Monday. The slugger's introduction finally has arrived, with the Red Sox holding a morning press conference. Martinez's deal with the Red Sox was agreed upon a week ago, but due to medical issues, both sides were forced to readjust...
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Rob Bradford
February 25, 2018 - 9:22 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- He's the original J.D. He was forced to lean on Scott Boras during the kind of awkward waiting game in which J.D. Martinez currently finds himself. Initials aside, few have a better perspective on this standoff between the Red Sox and their current free agent target than J.D...
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John Tomase
February 24, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Whatever issue J.D. Martinez's physical revealed, it is not expected to keep him from eventually finalizing a contract with the Red Sox, according to a report. Per Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com : Though sources stressed to FanRag Sports that Martinez is currently healthy and ready to play, it...
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John Tomase
February 23, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Another day, another lack of a J.D. Martinez introductory press conference. The Red Sox reached agreement on a five-year, $110 million agreement with Martinez on Monday and he visited JetBlue Park on Wednesday for a physical, but deal has still not been officially announced. Red Sox manager Alex...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
February 22, 2018 - 4:20 pm
The Red Sox have an announcement to make: They have no announcements to make. That means, for a second straight day, no introduction of J.D. Martinez, the free agent slugger who recently agreed to a five-year, $110 million contract. The Red Sox had converted the media dining room into a press...
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John Tomase
February 22, 2018 - 3:53 pm
J.D. Martinez should eventually look good in Red Sox colors. He got a head start on that process more than a decade ago on his 19th birthday. Courtesy of his sister's Instagram account comes photographic proof that Martinez spent his 19th birthday, on Aug. 21, 2006, at Fenway Park. The Red Sox lost...
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WEEI
February 21, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Rick Porcello delivered the perfect sales pitch about the allure of playing for the Red Sox on this week’s edition of the “Bradfo Sho.” When asked about whether newcomer J.D. Martinez will handle Boston, Porcello talked about how the incessant pressure can be rewarding. “It's honestly a pleasure...
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John Tomase
February 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
The Yankees won the offseason so long ago, we've stopped thinking about them critically. Aaron Judge! Giancarlo Stanton! Gary Sanchez! Not since Monty Burns vanquished his biggest enemy has anyone so effectively blocked out the sun. But on Monday the Red Sox struck back, agreeing to a five-year...
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