However, if Martinez doesn’t end up working out, Boston may have a back-up plan.
According to Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston, the Red Sox have been in contact with free agent first baseman Logan Morrison.
Red Sox and Logan Morrison's camp have been in touch recently. Sox still want Martinez, but there is groundwork for alternatives
— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) February 9, 2018
While Martinez is still Boston’s biggest target, Morrison may be Boston’s best alternative without having to break the bank in a contract.