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Monday, August 27, 2018

Why J.D. Martinez could rebuild himself into a feared slugger, and others can’t – The Athletic

Nice insight into sometimes stubborn mind of a hitter.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 27, 2018 at 07:36 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: hitting, j.d. martinez, lars anderson, pay site

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   1. Mirabelli Dictu (Chris McClinch) Posted: August 27, 2018 at 03:28 PM (#5734312)
So far, Lars Anderson is 2/2 in must-read articles.
   2. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: August 27, 2018 at 04:18 PM (#5734359)
Concur. Terrific article.
   3. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: August 27, 2018 at 04:18 PM (#5734360)
Concur. Terrific article.
   4. Walt Davis Posted: August 27, 2018 at 04:45 PM (#5734385)
"Rebuild"? JDM was not very good, then he was excellent and he hasn't become un-excellent yet. So he built. Many Red Sox fans were convinced he'd collapsed but that's not the same thing as actually collapsing. Now Kendrys Morales may have rebuilt himself.

And I just read the free bit ... Brett Jackson?
   5. bobm Posted: August 27, 2018 at 07:49 PM (#5734501)
NESN: J.D. Martinez Explains How He Turned Career Around After 2014 Release

With a link to his not-terrible interview by ARod
   6. Sunday silence Posted: August 27, 2018 at 09:07 PM (#5734537)
Walt: Did you misread the sentence? I think its saying that JDM did rebuild why cant others. Instead of: Can JDM rebuild?

I know I read it the latter way at first, then realized that's not right. But maybe you make a different pt?

the title is badly written as its ambiguous

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