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Rob Bradford
July 08, 2019 - 6:59 pm
Within a 45-minute meeting with the media one day before this year's MLB All-Star Game, the topic made up approximately three minutes. Nonetheless, J.D. Martinez discussing how he is viewing his contract status at the conclusion of the 2019 season was one of the more noteworthy subjects the Red Sox...
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Xander Bogaerts
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Alex Reimer
April 02, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Xander Bogaerts’ six-year extension is great news for the Red Sox. Boston has locked up its star young shortstop through his prime and seemingly still possesses enough financial flexibility to retain Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez. With Chris Sale’s new deal finalized, it looks like the Red Sox are...
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Rob Bradford
April 01, 2019 - 10:55 pm
OAKLAND -- Chris Sale. Then Xander Bogaerts. Who's next? When it comes to contract extensions/restructuring it doesn't appear as though J.D. Martinez is close to even being on-deck. According to a source familiar with the situation, the Red Sox and Martinez haven't held any discussions when it...
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John Tomase
November 07, 2018 - 3:47 pm
J.D. Martinez is not an American League MVP finalist, and agent Scott Boras is hopping mad about it. Talking to Casey Stern on MLB Network Radio, Boras unloaded on voters who didn't place his client in the top three. "Every voter should be brought publicly into a forum and be taken to task for...
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Rob Bradford
July 17, 2018 - 2:04 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- There is little debate that the Red Sox made a wise move in committing to J.D. Martinez this past offseason. It wasn't cheap, but the price they got the slugger (five years, $110 million) is appearing to be a relative bargain. The issue, however, is those opt-outs. Martinez can...
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Rob Bradford
June 28, 2018 - 8:42 am
Scott Boras was just arriving at Dodger Stadium Wednesday, having just finished lunch with a few of his Cubs clients, when he received the news. J.D. Martinez just hit his 25th home run. This was the latest round of vindication. "We’re not at all surprised that he got his 25th home run. When you’re...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
February 26, 2018 - 11:08 am
J.D. Martinez's first order of business, once he realized he'd be spending more time than expected in Fort Myers: buy some clothes. Martinez had packed lightly when he landed in the Fort last week, expecting the finalization of his contract to be a formality. But when the Red Sox saw something they...
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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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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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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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