Red Sox include Martinez on ALDS roster

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez is included on the roster for the American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays, which begins Thursday.

Martinez was questionable after injuring his ankle tripping over second base while running out to play defense in the final game of the regular season Sunday.

"He is doing OK," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said Wednesday, according to's Ian Browne. "He is moving around. We'll see what he can do today. The goal is for him to do a few things today physically and, you know, we'll make a decision, obviously, tomorrow morning."

Boston's full roster for the division series is below.

Position players

Kevin Plawecki C
Christian Vazquez C
Christian Arroyo 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
Bobby Dalbec 1B
Rafael Devers 3B
Travis Shaw 1B/3B
J.D. Martinez DH/OF
Hunter Renfroe OF
Kyle Schwarber DH/1B/OF
Alex Verdugo OF
Enrique Hernandez IF/OF
Danny Santana IF/OF


Ryan Brasier R
Austin Davis L
Nathan Eovaldi R
Tanner Houck R
Adam Ottavino R
Martin Perez L
Nick Pivetta R
Garrett Richards R
Hansel Robles R
Eduardo Rodriguez L
Chris Sale L
Josh Taylor L
Garrett Whitlock R

Martinez was a big part of Boston's offense this season, hitting .286/.349/.518 with 28 home runs, 42 doubles, and 99 RBIs.

One notable omission from the roster is right-hander Matt Barnes, who saved 24 games for the Red Sox this season.

Red Sox include Martinez on ALDS roster
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