J.D. Martinez Signing With Red Sox Was Fate, Judging By This Instagram Post

Forget the $110 million or the opportunity to join a World Series contender.

Fate decided that J.D. Martinez would end up with the Boston Red Sox. I mean, how else can you explain this photo posted to Instagram this week by Martinez’s sister?

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When was @jdmartinez28 in Fenway Park for the first time? For his 19th birthday, 12 years ago! He looked good in Boston gear even back then! You’re welcome! 😳😂⚾️👌🏼 #jdmartinez #redsox #redsoxfan #mlb #baseball #littlebrother #birthdayboy #memories #thankmelater

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Evidently, Martinez spent his 19th birthday at Fenway Park decked out in Red Sox gear. Now, he’ll be playing his home games in the shadow of the Green Monster after reportedly agreeing to a five-year, $110 million contract with Boston at age 30.

Sometimes, the world works in mysterious ways.

Thumbnail photo via Rick Scuteri/USA TODAY Sports Images

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