J.D. Martinez

#28 DH / Boston Red Sox / EXP: 9YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 220 lb Age: 31 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Drives in two in three-hit day

      J.D. Martinez went 3-for-5 with a double, a run and two RBI in Sunday's 13-7 win over the Orioles.As has been the case for many hitters this season, Martinez enjoyed a strong series versus Baltimore, notching four hits, three RBI and three runs during the three-game set. After posting an OPS over 1.000 both of the past two seasons, Martinez is down to .946 in 2019, rendering him somewhat of a disappointment relative to his acquisition cost in drafts and auctions. The back issues he's managed off and on this season have likely factored into that downturn to some extent, and it wouldn't be surprising to see the Boston Red Sox ease up on Martinez's workload if the team finds itself out of the playoff hunt by mid-September.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Extends hitting streak to 11 games

      J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, two runs scored and a walk in Monday's 6-5 loss to Cleveland.Martinez is up to 28 long balls this season after his fourth-inning solo shot Monday. He's been on an absolute tear in August, going 19-for-42 (.452) with five homers during his active 11-game hitting streak.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Cranks two homers

      J.D. Martinez went 4-for-5 with two home runs, two doubles, four RBI and four runs scored Friday against the Angels.Martinez doubled home a run in the first inning and then struck again in the fourth with a two-run homer. He closed out his night with a solo blast over the fence in right center, putting the Boston Red Sox up 11-4. The 31-year-old has been red hot at the dish of late, turning in five straight multi-hit performances. He's registered three homers and six RBI over that stretch.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Returns to lineup

      J.D. Martinez (back) will slot in as the designated hitter and bat third Tuesday against Kansas City, Jen McCaffrey of The Athletic reports.Martinez was scratched from Monday's lineup due to a back issue, but he's been cleared to return Tuesday, indicating that the issue wasn't particularly severe. The slugger is hitting .343 with four homers and 10 RBI over his last 10 contests, so the Boston Red Sox will be more than happy to get Martinez back in the fold.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Scratched with back issue

      J.D. Martinez was scratched from the lineup for Monday's game against the Royals due to a back issue, Bill Koch of The Providence Journal reports.Martinez has battled back issues sporadically throughout the season, potentially contributing his in drop in production to a good but not quite elite .299/.376/.539 season slash line. The severity of this particular issue is not yet clear. Christian Vazquez will move to the designated hitter spot in his absence, with Sandy Leon entering the lineup behind the plate.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Cranks 24th homer

      J.D. Martinez went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk Friday night against the Yankees.Martinez inflicted damage in the first inning with a two-run blast to left field, but it would be the only offense the Boston Red Sox would muster all night. He's now homered in four of his last seven contests, putting him at 24 long balls over 101 games in 2019.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Blasts 23rd homer

      J.D. Martinez went 3-for-4 with a walk, a home run and two RBI in Wednesday's 8-5 loss to the Rays.That's now three blasts in five games for Martinez and seven multi-hit performances in his last 11 games. The 31-year-old is slashing a blistering .396/.442/.771 over the latter stretch and has 23 homers and 63 RBI through 98 contests overall.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Another XBH Saturday

      J.D. Martinez went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 9-5 win over the Yankees.All five of Martinez's hits in the series have gone for extra bases. He has two doubles, one triple, two homers and five RBI in the first three games of the series. The 31-year-old outfielder/DH has hit safely in six straight, going 12-for-27 with seven extra-base hits and nine RBI.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Posts two more extra-base hits

      J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 with a home run, a triple and three RBI in a 10-5 victory over the Yankees on Friday.The 31-year-old has recorded at least two hits in five straight games, and during that stretch, he has three contests with multiple extra-base hits. However, Martinez only has three homers this month, which has put him back behind his pace from last season. Martinez has 21 long balls, but he will really have to heat up to reach 40 for the third straight year. He is batting .297 with 46 extra-base hits, 58 RBI, 60 runs and one steal in 381 at-bats this season.

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      Red Sox's J.D. Martinez: Mashes 20th homer

      J.D. Martinez went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and four RBI in Monday's 9-4 win over the Rays.His three-run blast off Jalen Beeks in the third inning gave Martinez 20 homers on the year, while the two-bagger was his 21st -- the sixth straight season with 20 of each for the slugger. Martinez has now boosted his slash line to .287/.360/.515, adding 55 RBI and 57 runs through 90 games to his ledger.