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Over the Monster Aug 6, 2020
Daily Red Sox Links: Jackie Bradley Jr., Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez

Daily Red Sox Links: Jackie Bradley Jr., Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ They may not be hitting well, but Jackie Bradley Jr. and Andrew Benintendi are too important to leave off of the field. (Chris Cotillo; MassLive) There’s even less chance J.D. Martinez will be taken out of the lineup for more than some rest here and there, but he Red Sox slugger doesn’t feel like he has every resource he needs. (Rob Bradford; WEEI) Whatever the reason, the Red Sox are going after pitches outside the zone way too often. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) It is Ron Roenicke’s job to put everyone in a place to succeed. Jen McCaffrey...
NESN.com Aug 5, 2020

Here’s One Possible Explanation For J.D. Martinez’s Early 2020 Struggles

These are tough times to be a creature of habit. The COVID-19 pandemic not only is affecting Major League Baseball... Read More »
Over the Monster Aug 3, 2020
Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Eduardo Rodriguez, Tanner Houck

Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Eduardo Rodriguez, Tanner Houck

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ What is going on with J.D. Martinez at the plate? (Rob Bradford; WEEI) With the way the offense as a whole has performed for most of this year, the playoffs aren’t looking very likely. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston) With Eduardo Rodriguez out for the year, what’s next for the pitching staff? (Jen McCaffrey; The Athletic) Will we start to see the young arms come up and get a chance? (Christopher Smith; Masslive) Sean McAdam thinks it’s time for that. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) The team now heads down to Florida, and there is some...
Over the Monster Aug 2, 2020
Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, J.D. Martinez, COVID-19

Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, J.D. Martinez, COVID-19

Photo by Adam Glanzman/MLB Photos via Get Well Soon, Eduardo (Chris Cotillo; MassLive) J.D.Martinez has not gotten up to speed and currently thinks his swing is awful (Christopher Smith; MassLive) The Red Sox really need to “get weird” when it comes to rotation this year. (Alex Speier; Boston Globe) Ryan Weber is not the answer. Jen McCaffery ponders on who could fill his spot (Jen McCaffery; The Athletic) MLB has been ‘winging it’ when it comes to their response to COVID-19 outbreaks (Ken Rosenthal; The Athletic)
NESN.com Aug 1, 2020

Red Sox Vs. Yankees Lineups: Andrew Benintendi Starts, J.D. Martinez Sits

The start of the season has been unforgiving for Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi, but he’ll get another... Read More »
Over the Monster Jul 29, 2020
The Flyby: Season Predictions

The Flyby: Season Predictions

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ We asked, here’s how you answered. Welcome back to the Flyby. This past week we wanted to hear your general predictions for the 2020 MLB season. We may have only gotten one response to the prompt, but it was still a good one. Phantom255x’s Predictions What they said: 31-29 final record, making the playoffs as a 7 or 8 seeded team. Admittedly optimistic, but based on the incredible offense, there’s still a chance at glory. The shortened season will help us. Natthan Eovaldi and Matt Barnes will be standout pitchers, J.D. Martinez, Alex Verdugo,...
Call to the Pen Jul 25, 2020

Mitch Moreland is more valuable than J.D. Martinez

It may not seem that way, but given his similar production and a lower salary, Mitch Moreland is even more valuable than J.D. Martinez. Few players possess J.D. Martinez’s power and versatility, but Boston Red Sox teammate Mitch Moreland’s similar, however lesser, play, combined with his lower salary make him more valuable. M.V.P. candidate and […] Mitch Moreland is more valuable than J.D. Martinez - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
NESN.com Jul 25, 2020

Red Sox DH J.D. Martinez Continues Hot Start In Saturday Loss To Orioles

One things for sure, the delayed start to the MLB season hasn’t slowed down J.D. Martinez one bit. The Boston... Read More »
Over the Monster Jul 24, 2020
Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, Mookie Betts, Sam Kennedy

Daily Red Sox Links: Eduardo Rodriguez, Mookie Betts, Sam Kennedy

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ Today’s links look at the effects of the Mookie Betts deal, the Opening Day roster, and the fans at Fenway pipe dream. The Red Sox got some bad news on Thursday as Eduardo Rodriguez was shut down due to COVID complications. (Boston.com) With Mookie Betts off the market this winter, where else can the Red Sox spend their money? (Rob Bradford; WEEI) What does the Betts deal mean for J.D. Martinez? (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston) Sam Kennedy admitted to being disappointed when the contract was announced. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) Kennedy also...
NESN.com Jul 22, 2020

J.D. Martinez Congratulates Mookie Betts After Dodgers Star Agrees To Mega Deal

Mookie Betts officially agreed to a massive 12-year extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and former Boston Red Sox teammates... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 22, 2020

J.D. Martinez Hitting Second For Red Sox Would Benefit Everyone Involved

The Boston Red Sox better hope J.D. Martinez likes hitting second in the batting order, and his debut in the... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 21, 2020

Red Sox’s Ron Roenicke Explains Decision To Bat. J.D. Martinez Second

The Red Sox made their return to our television sets in their first exhibition game against the Blue Jays at... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 21, 2020

Watch J.D. Martinez Go Yard In Red Sox’s Exhibition Game Vs. Blue Jays

Boston Red Sox fans missing the crack of the bat after a home run certainly got their fix Tuesday during... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 15, 2020

J.D. Martinez, Ron Roenicke Interviews; Red Sox Preparations As Season Approaches | Ep. 15

In this episode of the TC & Jerry Podcast, Tom Caron interviews Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez and manager... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 13, 2020

Watch J.D. Martinez Crush Opposite-Field Homer During Red Sox Scrimmage

J.D. Martinez is on fire to begin MLB Summer Camp. The Boston Red Sox slugger has shown little rust since... Read More »

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