Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez is scheduled to start on Saturday after missing Friday's contest with back soreness. However, Chris Cotillo notes tweets that manager Alex Cora "thinks that might change pregame" depending on how Martinez feels. (Chris Cotillo on Twitter)
Martinez is slashing .286/.349/.517 with 25 homers, 89 RBI, 50 walks, and 133 strikeouts this season. He is rostered in every ESPN league and ranks 29th among all players in the latest rest-of-season ECR.