J.D. Martinez RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Ortiz impressed after J.D. Martinez launches three home runs vs. Orioles

    Yardbarker "J.D. Martinez is the hottest hitter in baseball.  The Boston Red Sox slugger continued his hot start to the 2021 campaign by launching three home runs in Sunday's 14-9 win over the Baltimore Orioles. He had a total of four hits in six plate..." April 12

  • Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez goes from COVID-19 list to 3-HR game

    Clutch Points "Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez went on the COVID-19 injured list on Saturday. Sunday, Martinez bashed three home runs in a 14-9 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Martinez hit solo homers in the third inning, sixth inning and eighth inning. He got a..." April 11

  • J.D. Martinez: Return of in-game video 'definitely cooled my anxiety'

    Yardbarker "The return of in-game video in 2021 has benefited many players, and one batter in particular may end up benefiting quite a bit. Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez admitted Monday that the return of in-game video reduced his anxiety because it allows him to make..." April 06

  • J.D. Martinez 'tired of being judged on 2 months' after subpar 2020

    WEEI Boston " There might not be a player on the entire Red Sox roster who is starving for the 2021 season to begin like J.D. Martinez. It's really not that complicated. Once the games begin next week, that's when he can officially cut ties with 2020. That has been the light at the..." March 23

  • J.D. Martinez expects to bounce back: 'I really wasn't prepared for last year'

    Boston "J.D. Martinez acknowledged Tuesday that he “didn’t stay ready” last year when the status of the Major League season was uncertain and “wasn’t really prepared” when games began. The Red Sox star took accountability for the way he struggled..." February 24

  • Jackie Bradley Jr. Has 'A Couple' Contract Offers, Red Sox's J.D. Martinez Says

    Bleacher Report "Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez said Tuesday former teammate Jackie Bradley Jr. told him he's waiting for a team to "take the next step" in free agency.  Bradley told Martinez he has a couple of standing offers but nothing that's enticed..." February 23

  • JD Martinez shows up to spring training in hilarious Tom Brady shirt

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Brady stole the show at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ victory parade earlier this month, and Boston Red Sox slugger JD Martinez reminded us on Sunday that the seven-time Super Bowl champion may never live it down. Martinez showed up to spring training wearing a T-shirt with a..." February 21

  • J.D. Martinez Exercises $19.4M Contract Option for 2021 Season

    Bleacher Report "J.D. Martinez will remain with the Boston Red Sox after exercising his player option worth $19.35 million for the 2021 season, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network.  The 33-year-old is also set to make $19.35 in 2022 but can opt out and become a free agent..." November 01