Wednesday, March 7, 2018

J.D. Martinez Makes Red Sox Debut Today Against Twins

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J.D. Martinez will begin his Red Sox career in left-fieldnot at DH. In an exhibition tilt this afternoon in Fort Myers, the new Boston slugger will take his first hacks in anger while wearing Carmine Hose. A lot of eyes will be on him—as much for his defensive play as his hitting. Manager Alex Cora has Martinez batting clean-up today—behind Hanley Ramirez and ahead of Xander Bogaerts. It will be interesting to see where he settles into a standard, everyday line-up once the season begins. Stay tuned!