The Diamondbacks signed outfielder Jarrod Dyson, 32, to a two-year $7.5 million incentive-laden contract. Martinez slammed 29 homers and drove in 65 runs in 62 games with Arizona, including a record-tying four home runs at Los Angeles on September 4. In the past four years, Martinez is splitting.300/.362/.574.
The 2015 All-Star gives the Red Sox a much-needed middle-of-the-order bat to compete with the Yankees after their stunning blockbuster addition of reigning NL MVP Stanton, who led the league with 59 homers last season.
In essence, that night summed up Martinez's summer with the D-backs and his 2017 season in general, so Red Sox fans: Have fun.
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Photos shared on social media show parents waiting to reunite with their children outside the school. The student was rushed to the hospital, but his condition is unknown at this time.
The guy who many had at No. 1 on their free agency big board is no longer available, though. Jon Morosi of MLB Network was told Martinez's contract is front-loaded and worth $110 million over five years.
By late afternoon, word had spread that Martinez was headed to the Red Sox. Martinez started a combined 112 games in right field past year.
Dyson, 33, led the Seattle Mariners with 28 stolen bases last season, his first with the club, before undergoing season-ending surgery in September to fix a core-muscle issue and sports hernia. He hit.303 with 45 homers and 104 RBIs past year for Detroit and Arizona, which acquired him on July 18 for three prospects. Martinez agreed to a five-year contract and can opt out of the deal after two seasons.
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The conflict with Boko Haram has killed more than 20,000 people and forced over two million to flee their homes. The bombers detonated explosives at about 8pm yesterday (Friday night), killing themselves and 18 others.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Benoit broke into the majors in 2001 and has gone 58-49 with a 3.83 ERA and 53 saves in 764 appearances, including 709 relief outings.
Players win 12-10 in arbitration cases • Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett has won his salary arbitration case, giving players a final 12-10 margin over clubs this year. The Reds offered $5.1 million. He had a.251 average and set career highs with five home runs and 30 RBIs.
With many teams adopting "file and trial" strategies, the only players who reached agreements after the January 12 exchange of proposed salaries were Houston outfielder George Springer, Baltimore second baseman Jonathan Schoop, Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman, Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias and Pittsburgh reliever Felipe Rivero.
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The party meanwhile welcomed Zuma's "long overdue" resignation, and gave 29 reasons why Zuma should have resigned long ago. After his dismissal from the ANC in 2012, Malema formed the Economic Freedom Fighters, which relentlessly opposes Zuma.