Dave Dombrowski says the Red Sox haven't avoided a major signing in hopes of making a bigger splash for Bryce Harper or Manny Machado in 2019.
According to FanRag Sports, Red Sox target J.D. Martinez is willing to hold out into spring training to get the offer he thinks he deserves.
Unlike his days in Detroit, Dave Dombrowski isn't working with a get-this-done mandate from ownership. How the J.D. Martinez situation plays out will say a lot about his stewardship, and the Sox' future.