Victor Martinez: Yea or nay?

He struggled behind the plate, but Red Sox could use his bat and versatility

Updated: October 7, 2010, 8:08 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The official position on catcher Victor Martinez, as expressed by Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein? "He's done a great job and we'd love to see the relationship continue,'' Epstein said on the season's final day.

Martinez's position on returning to the Sox? Definitely his first choice, he said Sunday, emphasizing again and again his greatest desire is to win a World Series ring.

Given the mutual affection, why does it seem no better than a ...

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