2018 Fantasy Rankings5X5 $24 · Overall # 30 · DH # 2 (Tier 2)
OF # 8 (Tier 3)
DH, Boston Red Sox
Bats R Throws R
Height 6'3" Weight 220 DOB 1987-08-21 Age 30
Hometown Miami, FL
Steamer projections courtesy of Steamer Projections Blog and include playing time adjustments from Fangraphs. ZiPS projections courtesy of Dan Szymborski. Zeile Consensus projections courtesy of FantasyPros.
|6||Christian Yelich, MIL||$26|
|7||Marcell Ozuna, STL||$25|
|8||J.D. Martinez, BOS||$24|
|9||Aaron Judge, NYY||$24|
|10||Rhys Hoskins, PHI||$24|
News from the Past 90 Days
Red Sox announce J.D. Martinez signing
Red Sox signed OF/DH J.D. Martinez to a five-year, $110 million contract.
J.D. Martinez press conference on Monday?
The press conference to announce J.D. Martinez's contract with the Red Sox "could be as early as Monday morning," according to Ian Browne of MLB.com.
Martinez signing delayed due to medical issue
Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports that the Red Sox and J.D. Martinez are working through a medical issue, though his immediate readiness to play is not in question.
J.D. Martinez still not officially w/ Red Sox
Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports that the Red Sox' delayed introduction of J.D. Martinez could indicate a complication in his medical review.
Hold-up on J.D. Martinez deal is 'logistical'
Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports that hold-up in J.D. Martinez's contract being finalized is related to logistics in reviewing medical reports.
BOS gets J.D. Martinez for five years, $110M
ESPN's Pedro Gomez reports that a deal between the Red Sox and J.D. Martinez is "done."
BoSox remain in negotiations with Martinez
According to Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston, the Red Sox were still in negotiations for J.D. Martinez on Monday.
D-Backs trying 'creative' offers for Martinez
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Diamondbacks have broached "creative" ways to retain free agent slugger J.D. Martinez.
BOS offer to J.D. Martinez: 5yrs, around 100M
Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports that the offer from the Red Sox to J.D. Martinez remains around five years and $100 million.
Boras met with D-Backs owner on J.D. Martinez
Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that agent Scott Boras met with Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick within the past week regarding free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez.
BOS and ARI offers to Martinez 'very similar'
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Red Sox' and Diamondbacks' offers to J.D. Martinez "are believed to be at very similar levels."
D'Backs talking short-term with J.D. Martinez
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, free agent slugger J.D. Martinez is discussing short-team and long-term offers with the Diamondbacks.
Report: J.D. Martinez 'fed up' with Red Sox
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, free agent J.D. Martinez "is telling people that he is fed up with the Red Sox's inflexibility and would rather sign with another club."
Red Sox, J.D. Martinez actively negotiating
Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner said the Red Sox are in active negotiations with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez.
Report: BOS J.D. Martinez offer is for $125M
Michael Silverman of the Boston Herald reports that the Red Sox' offer to J.D. Martinez is for five years and roughly $125 million.
Red Sox offer to JD Martinez: 5 yrs, $100M
According to Buster Olney of ESPN, Boston's five-year offer to J.D. Martinez is worth "in the range of" $100 million.
JD Martinez may hold out into spring training
People close to free agent slugger J.D. Martinez believe he is willing to "hold out certainly into spring training," per Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports.
Report: J.D. Martinez has 5-yr offer from BOS
According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, J.D. Martinez has received a five-year offer from the Red Sox.