Sox want Adrian Beltre, Victor Martinez

Updated: November 12, 2010, 5:03 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein reiterated on Friday the team's strong interest in re-signing third baseman Adrian Beltre and catcher Victor Martinez, while acknowledging that the club has had recent discussions with Kevin Youkilis about returning to third base if Beltre does not come back, and that both the player and team are comfortable with that move.

Contrary to some media reports he said have suggested otherwise, Epstein said the team continues to pursue Martinez. ...

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