Russell Martin

Russell Martin
Ryan Hannable
July 14, 2015 - 7:06 am
CINCINNATI -- Back in 2011 when catcher Russell Martin was with the Yankees and the Red Sox were fighting to get into the playoffs during their disastrous September, Martin made his thoughts perfectly clear -- he didn't want the Red Sox to make the postseason. "Anything to get the Red Sox out would...
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November 30, 2012 - 4:18 am
Catcher Russell Martin reportedly has a two-year, $17 million contract with the Pirates after spending the last two years with the Yankees . Tweeted Martin on Thursday night: I want to thank the @yankees organization and fans for treating me with class and respect... I will truly miss the city and...
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July 07, 2012 - 12:35 pm
Felix Doubront will start the second game of Saturday's day-night doubleheader for the Red Sox against the division-leading Yankees. In his last start, Doubront (8-4, 4.42) allowed one run through 4 1/3 innings as the Red Sox defeated Seattle 2-1. Doubront did not factor in the decision, however...
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July 07, 2012 - 3:58 am
Franklin Morales will face the Yankees and Phil Hughes on Saturday afternoon to start a day-night doubleheader in the second game of a four-game series between the Red Sox and Yankees. Morales (1-1, 2.51) has made three starts this season, filling in for various injured Red Sox starting pitchers...
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May 31, 2012 - 9:59 am
Yankees catcher Russell Martin called out home plate umpire Laz Diaz following his team's 6-5 victory over the Angels on Wednesday night, claiming the umpire wouldn't allow him to throw new baseballs back to his pitchers after foul balls. Martin said that it was Diaz's idea of punishing him for...
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Ryan Hannable
June 09, 2011 - 7:04 am
Yankees catcher Russell Martin did not play in Wednesday's loss to the Red Sox . He was out of the line up because of a bad back, but it is the way he injured his back that was a bit surprising -- lifting weights following Tuesday's game . Martin was doing dead-lifts Tuesday night following the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 09, 2011 - 2:41 pm
p brightcove.createExperiences(); Russell Martin says he holds no grudges against the Red Sox . But you certainly couldn't prove it by the show he put on Saturday at Fenway Park , belting two homers to the Monster seats in left as part of a four-homer barrage that led the Yankees over the Red Sox,...
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December 14, 2010 - 6:03 am
According to a tweet from MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez , the Yankees have agreed to terms with free-agent catcher Russell Martin. A two-time All-Star with the Dodgers (2007, 2008), the 27-year-old  Martin slipped in 2010, batting just .248 with a slugging percentage of just .332. It is believed that...
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Kirk Minihane
December 14, 2010 - 6:00 am
According to a tweet from MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez , the Yankees have agreed to terms with free-agent catcher Russell Martin . A two-time All-Star with the Dodgers, Martin slipped in 2010, batting just .248 with a slugging percentage of just .332. It is believed that the Red Sox were also...
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December 13, 2010 - 9:14 am
Former Dodgers catcher Russell Martin could sign with the Yankees as early as Monday. According to a tweet by Buster Olney , " The Yankees have continued to be aggressive on C Russell Martin ; would not be a surprise if we heard at any time of the agreement." The former All-Star hit just .248 with...
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