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NESN.com Jun 19, 2021

Alex Cora Praises J.D. Martinez After Slugger’s 100th Red Sox Homer

J.D. Martinez eclipsed the century mark Saturday while hitting his 100th home run in a Red Sox uniform, proving well-deserving of the praise to come shortly after from manager Alex Cora. “I mean, I still remember that day when they walked into that building at Jet Blue (Park),” Cora said on a video conference after […] The post Alex Cora Praises J.D. Martinez After Slugger’s 100th Red Sox Homer appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 19, 2021

Watch J.D. Martinez Blast Two-Run Shot; Home Run No. 100 With Red Sox

Boston Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez eclipsed the century mark during Saturday’s game against the host Kansas City Royals. Martinez, in his fourth season with the Red Sox, recorded his 100th home run in a Boston uniform. His a 417-foot blast to left field in the top of the fifth helped Boston extended its lead […] The post Watch J.D. Martinez Blast Two-Run Shot; Home Run No. 100 With Red Sox appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster Jun 17, 2021
Daily Red Sox Links: Jerry Remy, Chris Sale, Ryan Weber

Daily Red Sox Links: Jerry Remy, Chris Sale, Ryan Weber

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/ Last Friday, Jerry Remy abruptly had to leave the booth in the middle of a game, and we hadn’t really heard much of anything since. We got some news on Wednesday, learning that the Red Sox announcer is back home recovering. (Julian McWilliams; Boston Globe) You can consider J.D. Martinez among those who are not going to be complaining about the league’s crackdown on foreign substances being used by pitchers. (Ian Browne; RedSox.com) Jason Mastrodonato, on the other hand, doesn’t love the idea of making this kind of move as a...
NESN.com Jun 16, 2021

J.D. Martinez In Favor Of MLB’s Crackdown On Sticky Substances

Major League Baseball has been making headlines of late due to its crackdown on pitchers using sticky substances. If you ask J.D. Martinez about it, though, he’s in favor of the new rule. Martinez long has said he’s a “trained hitter,” and re-watches his at-bats and batting practices in order to perfect his craft. So […] The post J.D. Martinez In Favor Of MLB’s Crackdown On Sticky Substances appeared first on NESN.com.
Over the Monster Jun 16, 2021
Alex Verdugo is benefiting from the Red Sox sluggers, and vice versa

Alex Verdugo is benefiting from the Red Sox sluggers, and vice versa

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ It’s a perfect mutualistic relationship. The best three hitters in the Red Sox lineup are, pretty clearly, Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers, and J.D. Martinez. I think you’d have a hard time arguing otherwise. You can put that trio in whatever order you’d like (I’d have it as it’s listed, but that’s not important), but those are the top three. So being the fourth-best hitter on a team with those names could theoretically be pretty disheartening. You could be a forgotten man in some sense. But Alex Verdugo does not appear to be upset...
NESN.com Jun 15, 2021

Red Sox Vs. Braves Lineups: J.D. Martinez, Hunter Renfroe Feature In Outfield Shuffle

The Boston Red Sox will sport an unconventional positional lineup as they test their mettle against the Atlanta Braves. Red Sox manager Alex Cora has reworked Boston’s outfield for Tuesday’s series opener at Truist Park. Since there is no designated hitter at National League ballparks, J.D. Martinez, who bats third, will play left field as […] The post Red Sox Vs. Braves Lineups: J.D. Martinez, Hunter Renfroe Feature In Outfield Shuffle appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 11, 2021

Red Sox Notes: Alex Cora Slaps Significant Label On Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo often can be overlooked as fans and media members alike fawn over the Red Sox offense. This isn’t necessarily a slight of Verdugo. J.D. Martinez still is among the game’s best sluggers and Rafael Devers is on his way to becoming one of baseball’s most feared bats. Xander Bogaerts is, well, Xander Bogaerts. […] The post Red Sox Notes: Alex Cora Slaps Significant Label On Alex Verdugo appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 10, 2021

Why Alex Cora Agrees With Infield Fly Rule Call In Red Sox-Astros Game

The Red Sox’s win over the Astros on Thursday didn’t come without a bit of controversy. Boston and Houston were tied 8-8 in the bottom of the sixth inning with runners on first and second. Rafael Devers hit a fly ball to center field that Astros shortstop Carlos Correa couldn’t handle. J.D. Martinez moved to […] The post Why Alex Cora Agrees With Infield Fly Rule Call In Red Sox-Astros Game appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 10, 2021

Middle Of Red Sox Order Has Gotten Things Done So Far In 2021 For Boston

The Boston Red Sox offense has been strong in 2021, and the middle of the order has done the bulk of the damage. Xander Bogaerts, J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers have combined for 38 home runs and 125 RBIs through 62 games, and each player ranks among the league leaders in various categories. For more […] The post Middle Of Red Sox Order Has Gotten Things Done So Far In 2021 For Boston appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 8, 2021

Ex-MLB GM Pinpoints Red Sox’s ‘Under-The-Radar, Indispensable Player’

The early success of the 2021 Boston Red Sox can be attributed largely to the performance of their star players, like Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez. Still, that just scratches the surface of where the Red Sox have received significant contributions, as plenty of less heralded players also are responsible for Boston’s impressive […] The post Ex-MLB GM Pinpoints Red Sox’s ‘Under-The-Radar, Indispensable Player’ appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 8, 2021

Red Sox Vs. Astros Lineups: J.D. Martinez Returns From Injury For Series Opener

Will the Boston Red Sox come out swinging against the Houston Astros? The return of J.D. Martinez to the Red Sox lineup might help them do just that Tuesday night at Fenway Park when Boston opens a three-game series against Houston. Martinez missed the previous three games due to a wrist injury, but he now […] The post Red Sox Vs. Astros Lineups: J.D. Martinez Returns From Injury For Series Opener appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 8, 2021

Writer Predicts These Four Red Sox Players To Make AL Roster For 2021 MLB All-Star Game

Red Sox fans likely will have plenty of reasons to take interest in the 2021 MLB All-Star game. ESPN’s David Schoenfield predicted Tuesday four Red Sox players — Xander Bogaerts; J.D. Martinez; Rafael Devers and Matt Barnes — will make the American League roster for this year’s “Midsummer Classic.” Although Schoenfield believes his predicts are […] The post Writer Predicts These Four Red Sox Players To Make AL Roster For 2021 MLB All-Star Game appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 7, 2021

Red Sox Injuries: Updates On J.D. Martinez, Ryan Brasier

Ahead of the Boston Red Sox’s game against the Miami Marlins, manager Alex Cora on Monday provided some injury updates. J.D. Martinez sat out of his third consecutive game with a sore wrist after an awkward slide into second base Friday night against the New York Yankees. X-rays were negative, and it seems the team […] The post Red Sox Injuries: Updates On J.D. Martinez, Ryan Brasier appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 7, 2021

Red Sox Vs. Marlins Lineups: Rafael Devers To DH With J.D. Martinez Out Again

Can the Boston Red Sox avoid the classic letdown spot Monday afternoon? The Sox returned home late Sunday night feeling good about themselves after sweeping three from the New York Yankees. Now, they must quickly turn their attention to the Miami Marlins as the two clubs will play a makeup game at Fenway Park. First […] The post Red Sox Vs. Marlins Lineups: Rafael Devers To DH With J.D. Martinez Out Again appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jun 6, 2021

Red Sox Injuries: Here’s How Long J.D. Martinez Expected To Sit Out

Good news and bad news regarding J.D. Martinez. The bad? The Boston Red Sox designated hitter is out of the lineup for the second straight game against the New York Yankees. The good? The team doesn’t seem very concerned with the injury. Manager Alex Cora on Sunday shared an update on Martinez, who is experiencing […] The post Red Sox Injuries: Here’s How Long J.D. Martinez Expected To Sit Out appeared first on NESN.com.

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