J.D. Martinez On Opt-Out: I Don\'t Mind Moving Around

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J.D. Martinez On Opt-Out: I Don\'t Mind Moving Around 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:52 am

When asked about the opt-out clause in his contract with the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, J.D. Martinez raised eyebrows with his response.

\"I don\'t mind moving around,\" Martinez said. \"I kind of like it.\"

Martinez has played for three teams over the last four years.

He has an opt-out in the five-year, $110 million deal he signed with the Red Sox prior to the 2018 season.

Via Pete Abraham/Boston Globe

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Re: J.D. Martinez On Opt-Out: I Don\'t Mind Moving Around 

Post#2 » by KGdaBom » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:59 pm

JD Will have no problem getting more than the $22 million AAV he has right now.
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Re: J.D. Martinez On Opt-Out: I Don\'t Mind Moving Around 

Post#3 » by TheCage4 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:04 pm

I have to say I like the response, if just for the fact that you never hear that coming from a player.

Boston is looking to cut payroll anyway, so this is just JD's way of saying I'm not coming back for less.
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Re: J.D. Martinez On Opt-Out: I Don\'t Mind Moving Around 

Post#4 » by donemilio21 » Tue Oct 1, 2019 12:21 am

KGdaBom wrote:JD Will have no problem getting more than the $22 million AAV he has right now.

I agree. he will not get a 6 year deal, but should be able to land a 3-year $80-85M range contract. His Boston deal was a little frontloaded, so he has $62m over 3 years left on the deal.

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