Red Sox Beat is new with Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston. Joining us live from Ft Myers, Evan breaks down the big, long awaited signing of J.D. Martinez. What does it mean for the rest of the roster?
After Drellich bids his farewell for the night, the usual crew breaks down their thoughts on what’s next now that Martinez is a Red Sox. Is Jackie Bradley Jr. really safe?
The show is rounded out talking David Price’s comments to Martinez about Boston and the new MLB pace of play rules.
TOPICS w/ Drellich
3:00 – Thoughts on Martinez signing
6:10 – What the roster looks like now
9:15 – How Alex Cora looks far
10:20 – Team needs another bullpen piece
11:40 – Thoughts on David Price and rotation
13:25 – Craig Kimbrel’s role
14:30 – Catching situation with Blake Swihart
16:15 – Most important Red Sox this year
17:15 – Where Sox will finish this year
19:10 – Will Xander Bogaerts break out