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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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Rob Bradford
February 20, 2018 - 12:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Maybe the Red Sox knew what they were doing all along. Same with J.D. Martinez and his agent, Scott Boras. Let's start with Martinez's new team. After more than a year of wearing out the "They should have signed Edwin Encarnacion!" conversation, Dave Dombrowski shoved it back in...
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Rob Bradford
February 07, 2018 - 10:42 am
I already made the case this offseason that J.D. Martinez was worth an offer of more than five years. I stand by that. You pay for certainty, and, for me, that is what Martinez will represent in the middle of the Red Sox' batting order. But just because you're worth something doesn't always mean...
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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
December 14, 2017 - 8:13 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- There doesn't seem to be any hard feelings. Not like the old days, anyway. Times were different when Dave Dombrowski was running the Tigers and the perception was that Scott Boras would attempt to expedite deals for his clients by going over the general manager's head and...
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Rob Bradford
December 13, 2017 - 6:37 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- It should be noted that Scott Boras' hour-long get-together with the assembled media at the MLB winter meetings wasn't all that different than most years. Word is passed down on the third day of the event when Boras will appear, along with the general location his informal...
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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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John Tomase
December 13, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Baseball's most famous agent is big on aphorisms, and on Wednesday, the man who gave us the concept of the "pillow contract" added to his lexicon with an extended metaphor comparing baseball's winter meetings to a weather report. You can judge for yourself whether Scott Boras stuck the landing. "We...
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J.D. Martinez
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John Tomase
November 01, 2017 - 1:46 pm
If the Red Sox plan on making a run at slugging outfielder J.D. Martinez this winter, their pursuit probably just got more expensive. According to WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, Martinez has switched agencies, leaving Bob Garber and RMG Baseball for Scott Boras. Martinez is the best bat set to hit the...
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