clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Daily Red Sox Links: J.D. Martinez, Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts

Today’s links look at the start of the GM Meetings, praise for J.D. Martinez, and Rafael Devers’ impressive first year.

Miami Marlins v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images

The GM Meetings start in Orlando today, which is where Dave Dombrowski and the rest of the executives around the league can really get the offseason started. (Chad Jennings; Boston Herald)

J.D. Martinez’ agent, Scott Boras, will be at the meetings, which means those negotiations will start in earnest. Rob Bradford talked to one of his former hitting coaches, who has nothing but amazing things to say about Martinez. (Rob Bradford; WEEI)

Andrew Benintendi isn’t going to win Rookie of the Year this week, but he’s a favorite among plenty of evaluators. (Ian Browne;

Benintendi isn’t the only rookie on the Red Sox who had a great year in Boston. (Matt Kory; BP Boston)

The Red Sox continue to add to their coaching staff, hiring Craig Bjornson as their bullpen coach. (Evan Drellich; NBC Sports Boston)

Boston is not going to have much money available to sign Japanese superstar Shohei Otani, but neither does anyone else. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal) ($$)

It’s really unfair that Mookie Betts is so good at baseball and also gets to be this good at bowling. (ESPN) (Video)