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Red Sox DH J.D. Martinez removed in fifth because of dehydration

The Phillies' Scott Kingery doubled off J.D. Martinez at second base on a line drive in the third inning.Winslow Townson/Associated Press

Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez was removed in the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies because of dehydration, the team announced.

Martinez was 1 for 2 with an RBI double down the left-field line in the third inning.


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