He beat NY in Yankee Stadium in the pivotal third game of the Division Series, then won the third game of the ALCS in his hometown of Houston and got three outs in the series clincher, to the admiration of his idol Nolan Ryan and to the joy of teammates present and past.
WEEI host Lou Merloni shined a light on the hometown hero's good deeds late Thursday night, reporting Betts provided trays of food for the homeless outside the Boston Public Library following Game 2. Martinez, their designated hitter, in the outfield. "The Red Sox compete in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League East division".
Still, he's not ruling out J.D. for Game 3 entirely.
During the regular season, Martinez.330/.402/.629 with 37 doubles, 43 home runs and a league-leading 130 RBI.
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"Me and Blake, yesterday, we got to eat, and had [a piece of pizza] left and he said the night before, he had given it to a homeless guy and he hit two home runs", he said at the time.
The series shifts to pleasantly warm Los Angeles after two games in Boston's chill - weather that Dodgers reliever Ryan Madson suggested was partly to blame for his poor performance in both games.
The Internet search engine Friday returned some curious results for people looking up the terms "Red Sox World Series" and "Red Sox Championships".
In other words, they'll be hoping Martinez can go on Friday. Even if the team doesn't leave that decision up to him.