J.D. Martinez

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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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Rob Bradford
December 12, 2017 - 11:27 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Red Sox would be wise to pull this one off. The Sox might have gotten their face-to-face with J.D. Martinez Tuesday night, while positioning themselves to offer more money than any other suitor. But that doesn't mean the Giancarlo Stanton-induced angst has already been...
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John Tomase
December 12, 2017 - 5:48 pm
Dave Dombrowski has a bat in mind that he believes will bolster the Red Sox offense. "We know who we want," he told reporters at baseball's winter meetings, but he's not ready to share the name. Reading between the lines, however, one player certainly springs to mind -- J.D. Martinez. Dombrowski...
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Rob Bradford
November 15, 2017 - 1:24 am
ORLANDO -- Dave Dombrowski tried to change some minds Tuesday. When meeting with the local media during the GM meetings, the Red Sox president of baseball operations was asked about the Big 3 power bats that most everyone in baseball believe Dombrowski and Co. are targeting -- Giancarlo Stanton, J...
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Rob Bradford
November 10, 2017 - 9:25 am
It's not difficult to decipher why J.D. Martinez is a primary free agent target for the Red Sox. For starters, he hits a lot of home runs, and this is a team that is starved for just those kind of things. In case you weren't aware, this is a guy who hit 45 home runs in 2017 in just 119 games. There...
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Ryan Hannable
July 18, 2017 - 6:49 pm
While it was a long-shot, it definitely will not happen now. It's possible the Red Sox will look to add a bat at the trade deadline and if they do, it will not be Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez. According to multiple reports, Martinez has been traded to the Diamondbacks from the Tigers for...
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