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Not less than one Boston Purple Sox star has championship aspirations in thoughts.
J.D. Martinez is prepared for Spring Coaching. The Sox designated hitter and three-time All-Star is betting on himself, hoping to rebound after a disastrous 60-game season wherein he hit simply .213 with seven dwelling runs. The COVID-19 shortened marketing campaign damage the statistical numbers of lots of baseball’s most interesting, however one has to surprise if Martinez’s pitfall is an indication of issues to come back.
Martinez has an altered mindset heading into what needs to be a full-length 2021 season. In truth, J.D. channeled Tom Brady to get that time throughout, sporting a shirt with the six-time Tremendous Bowl winner on it.
Sure, that’s Brady celebrating his newest Tremendous Bowl win with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, maybe a little bit too inebriated. It’s powerful accountable Brady given the circumstances, and it’s clear he’s let free whereas not beneath the reign of Invoice Belichick within the Florida sunshine.
Do the Purple Sox have any likelihood of following in Brady’s footsteps?
It could take a significant shock for the Purple Sox to win one other World Collection of their very own this season. And that’s to not take an unwarranted shot at Boston — Chaim Bloom seems to have a plan in place. But, that plan in all probability doesn’t attain paydirt this season and even subsequent. Boston followers have to be affected person, which is lots to ask for a metropolis with some many championships in latest reminiscence.
Martinez can rake when he’s at his greatest, and getting the slugger to full power and aiming for his regular statistical aspirations will probably be an enormous assist a technique or one other. Even in an empty Fenway Park, the Sox stay the most effective exhibits on the town.