J.D. Martinez

Logan Morrison
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John Tomase
February 09, 2018 - 6:28 pm
According to a report from NBC Sports Boston's Evan Drellich , the Red Sox have reached out to free agent first baseman Logan Morrison as insurance if they can't strike a deal with slugger J.D. Martinez. The Sox have been sitting on a reported five-year, $125 million offer for Martinez, leading The...
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Rob Bradford
February 06, 2018 - 2:50 pm
J.D. Martinez isn't alone, and the Major League Baseball Players Association has taken notice. That much is abundantly clear with MLBPA boss Tony Clark issuing a sternly-worded statement, proclaiming that MLB teams are "engaged in a race to the bottom," with an unprecedented amount of free agents...
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John Tomase
January 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
In short order, the offseason is going to give way to the actual season. Will the Red Sox have made any moves? Speaking to reporters at the Boston Baseball Writers Dinner on Thursday, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said the hunt for talent continues, but nothing is...
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Rob Bradford
January 11, 2018 - 11:03 am
Spring training might not be the end of this offseason, after all. According to FanRag Sports, Red Sox free agent target J.D. Martinez is willing to "hold out" for one more year than the Sox are currently offering, suggesting that the slugger could remain unsigned heading into February. Multiple...
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J.D. Martinez
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Rob Bradford
January 06, 2018 - 9:50 am
Right now, it looks like five years is the sweet spot for these front offices. Not only does it appear as though the Red Sox are valuing J.D. Martinez as a player worthy of a five-year deal, but according to FanRag Sports other teams are of the same mind. It's obviously not the landing spot...
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Rob Bradford
January 05, 2018 - 12:27 pm
It isn't difficult to find people to say positive things about J.D. Martinez. Starting with Arizona hitting coach Dave Magadan (read his comments by clicking here), and continuing with Scott Boras' statements at the MLB winter meetings, Martinez's on- and off-field prowess has gained almost...
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Rob Bradford
December 18, 2017 - 5:33 pm
At the MLB winter meetings, Scott Boras broke off an interesting analogy. "When you're in the bus, you don't go anywhere without a road. I don't make those roads," the agent said. Dave Dombrowski just managed to constuct at least somewhat of a bicycle path. The Red Sox president of baseball...
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Alex Reimer
December 14, 2017 - 3:46 pm
The Red Sox have acquired little more than a new beer partnership this offseason. But there are signs president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is about to wake from his seeming early winter slumber. On Wednesday night, Dombrowski met with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez and his agent,...
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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA -- It was Wednesday afternoon's biggest news: Marcell Ozuna had been traded to the Cardinals. Obviously, the reason for all the hub-bub at the MLB winter meetings was because, A. Very little has happened over the first three days at the Swan and Dolphin Resort, and B. Ozuna is a...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
December 13, 2017 - 1:34 pm
Scott Boras held court at baseball's winter meetings on Wednesday in Orlando and addressed a number of Red Sox subjects, including trade rumors involving Jackie Bradley, J.D. Martinez's defense, and the man ways Eric Hosmer can impact an organization. To wit . . . -- On what separates Martinez in...
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