As of now, Boston is by far Martinez’s best option, and by spring training many expect him and Boras to realize that.
The greatest takeaway so far is the increased impact of the luxury tax. Big money teams are tired of getting burned on long-term contracts so they’re holding firm on offers with fewer years.
What’s so exciting about seeing the same losing team inevitably do the exact same thing this season?
In an off-season of nothing, here are a few things Red Sox fans can look forward to this season
Andrew McCutchen is on the move. The 5x All-Star is headed to San Fran to join a Giants roster that has already added a former All Star, Evan Longoria, to their lineup already this offseason.
The Red Sox front office was reportedly ready to play the waiting game with Martinez the recent report that Martinez will wait out anybody, the Sox may be forced to step up their offer or lose the player to a dark horse late entry suitor.
The outfielder will take Citi Field again in 2018