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Victor Martinez decided to give out free hugs while playing first base

Victor Martinez was in a hugging mood at first base

Victor Martinez has not played many games at first base this season -- Sunday's game against the Twins was just his 10th  in 2015 and they've all come in the last two months -- but he makes the most of his opportunities when he does.

For example: As Eduardo Nunez came scooting into first after lining a ball into left field during the second inning, Martinez hugged him.


Perhaps V-Mart was trying to literally hold Nunez to a single -- but there was never much of a threat of him trying to stretch it into a double. So, the likelier explanation is that Martinez was simply handing out hugs at first because he felt like hugging people. 

Maybe he was just really happy to be there. 

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