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One Big Question: Can J.D. Martinez *really* repeat what he did in 2018?

One Big Question: Can J.D. Martinez *really* repeat what he did in 2018?

We know he’s amazing, but he was otherworldly in 2018. Welcome to Over the Monster’s One Big Question series. For those unfamiliar, this is something of a season roster preview where over the next 40(ish) (week)days we’ll be taking a look at each player on the 40-man roster prior to the season. If changes are made to the roster between now and Opening Day, we’ll cover the newly added players. Rather than previewing what to expect in a general sense, the goal of this series is to find one overarching question for each player heading into the coming season. We’ll go one-by-one...
NESN.com Feb 18, 2019

J.D. Martinez Opens Up About Red Sox Future: Will Slugger Opt Out Of Contract?

The Boston Red Sox have some difficult free agency decisions to make, with Chris Sale, Rick Porcello and Xander Bogaerts... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 18, 2019

Why Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez Doubts Designated Hitter Ever Will Win MVP

J.D. Martinez finished fourth in American League MVP voting in 2018 — behind winner Mookie Betts, Mike Trout and Jose... Read More »
Over the Monster Feb 18, 2019
Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Rafael Devers, Brad Stevens

Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Rafael Devers, Brad Stevens

In today’s links, J.D. Martinez lands at Spring Training, Rafael Devers eyes improvement and Brad Stevens visits the Red Sox. J.D. Martinez is at spring training and now the Red Sox are fully staffed. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) Martinez had an absolutely phenomenal first season in Boston. Could he be even better in 2019? (Ian Browne; MLB.com) Despite his incredible production, Martinez didn’t win the MVP award. He thinks it would take a minor miracle for a DH to claim the trophy. (Justin Leger; NBC Sports Boston) Has the time arrived for Rafael Devers to take the next step? (Alex...
NESN.com Feb 17, 2019

Alex Cora Cracks Joke Before Summing Up J.D. Martinez’s Impact On Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox swung for the fences in free agency last winter, and their high-profile move has paid off... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 17, 2019

Red Sox Star J.D. Martinez Reveals Why He’ll Attend White House Visit

When the Boston Red Sox visit the White House on May 9 to celebrate their World Series championship, J.D. Martinez... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 17, 2019

J.D. Martinez Press Conference: Watch Red Sox Star Speak At Spring Training

J.D. Martinez is back. The Boston Red Sox slugger arrived at spring training Sunday morning ahead of Monday’s first full-squad... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 14, 2019

Alex Cora Cracks Joke About Mookie Betts’, J.D. Martinez’s Work Ethics

The Boston Red Sox will enter the 2019 Major League Baseball season as reigning World Series champions, but it sounds... Read More »
NESN.com Feb 6, 2019

Workout Video Shows J.D. Martinez Is Ready To Go For 2019 Season

Off the heels of a monster 2018 that helped the Boston Red Sox to a World Series title, J.D. Martinez... Read More »
Over the Monster Feb 1, 2019
Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Craig Kimbrel, J.T. Realmuto

Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Craig Kimbrel, J.T. Realmuto

In today’s links, we look back at the J.D. Martinez signing, hear another Craig Kimbrel rumor and discuss a blockbuster trade’s likelihood. Since we’re still waiting around on a sluggish offseason, let’s go back to last year when another slow offseason ended with the Red Sox signing J.D. Martinez. I’d say that worked out for everyone involved. (Mike Lupica; MLB.com) Activity has been much harder to find this year, even though the Red Sox did bring back Nathan Eovaldi and Steve Pearce. Is that enough to keep pace with the rest of the AL contenders? (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports...
Over the Monster Jan 27, 2019
Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Junichi Tazawa

Daily Red Sox Links: Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Junichi Tazawa

Mookie Betts was able to get his hands on his MVP award on Saturday in New York, and having the ceremony there was a nice little bonus for the Red Sox star. (Darren Hartwell; NBC Sports Boston) Sean McAdam takes a look at the catching situation and, well, it can’t get any worse! (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) ($$) MLB Network is running through their list of the best players at every position, and J.D. Martinez topped the left field list. (MLB.com) Nick Cafardo gives some insight on the growing animosity between players and ownerships ahead of what will be a tense CBA negotiation in...
NESN.com Jan 21, 2019

Watch J.D. Martinez Celerbate Patriots’ Victory After Rex Burkhead Touchdown

J.D. Martinez was one of many New England fans celebrating the Patriots thrilling overtime victory against the Kansas City Chiefs... Read More »

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