Found February 25, 2012 on Bronx Pinstripes:
Via Andrew Marchand of – With the sides too far apart, the agent for Russell Martin, Matt Colleran and Yankees GM Brain Cashman spoke on Friday and decided to table talks until after the season. Cashman said the two sides “mutually agreed to wait,” after Colleran called on Friday. “It was a good conversation,” [...]

Was it Wise to Table the Martin Negotiations Until After the Season?

Our friends at NoMaas hit the nail on the head about how I feel about Russell Martin: Baseball Prospectus has published another article quantifying the effects catchers have on their pitching staffs, and once again, Russell Martin ranks among the top in the game. The money shot: Martin has added 1.7 wins in catcher defense per year. Overall, this means he’s been between an all...

Newcastle Target Norwich Pair Surman, Martin

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Negotiations stalled between Yankees and C Martin on long-term deal

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and the agent for catcher Russell Martin discussed a long term deal Friday, but couldn't agree to terms and will discontinue talks until the offseason.Martin can become a free agent at the end of the season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted the Yankees were only prepared to go to three and years $20 million.Martin batted .237 with...

Newcastle Interested In Scottish International Defender

There are reports coming out of East Anglia that Newcastle are one of the sides interested in Norwich City defender Russell Martin. Russell Martin – Newcastle interested In the summer Martin, who is 26, will have just one year left on his Norwich contract, and could be acquired in a good deal – hopefully. After [...]

Martin, Yanks yet to catch up

T AMPA — Russell Martin’s agent called Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wednesday night to resume talks about a possible multi-year contract, but said the sides are far apart . “It’s too early to say if we’ll be able to do something,” Matt Colleran said Thursday.

Yankees, Martin table talks on longer contract

The Yankees and Russell Martin have tabled talks on a long-term extension.

Swisher, Martin not ready to be ‘free’ of Yanks’ success

TAMPA — They are more than foot soldiers in a Yankees’ universe flooded with superstars. Yet, the importance of Russell Martin and Nick Swisher to the Yankees’ chances of success is ignored only by fools. Martin handles what is expected to be an elite pitching staff and Swisher is asked to...

Cashman: Martin talks at standstill

TAMPA — According to general manger Brian Cashman the Yankees haven’t discussed a contract extension with catcher Russell Martin since December. “We haven’t had any talk since the Winter Meetings,’’ Cashman said today. “I would be willing to talk if they were willing. I have not re-visited those talks...

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