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Hot Stove Lunch: Red Sox’ five-year offer for Martinez leaves Boras wanting more; Hosmer in demand and more

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According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Red Sox have made a five-year offer to J.D. Martinez.  The value is the deal is unknown, but what is known is that it's not an acceptable offer according to agent Scott Boras.

Boras continues to hold out for a seven-year deal for Martinez, while the Red Sox don't appear inclined to go beyond five guaranteed years.