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Martin arrives at camp ready to play

Centerfielder Leonys Martin missed the first three days of full-squad workouts, but arrived in time to take his physical and be on the field for most of Wednesday's session. It didn't take long for his presence to be felt.
Via Mariners.com
6 days ago

Mariners notebook: Leonys Martin arrives, ‘ready to play 180 games’

PEORIA, Ariz. – Leonys Martin finally arrived in the Mariners clubhouse at the Peoria Sports Complex on Wednesday morning, just minutes before it closed for meetings. It was a scurry of activity – Martin looked for his locker and familiar faces, greeted media in the room warmly with handshakes for all then said he would talk after practice. It has been a whirlwind week for Martin...
Via MyNorthwest.com
6 days ago

Martin likely to be a few days late for camp

Mariners position players reported to camp for their physical exams on Saturday, but center fielder Leonys Martin remained at home in Miami with an excused absence. He will likely be a few days late, according to manager Scott Servais.
Via Mariners.com
10 days ago

Leonys Martin Stopped Being a Slap Hitter

I keep a little notebook next to my computer, so I can keep track of potential things to write about. Generally, topics break down into two categories: there are the topics that practically need to be written about, and there are the possible topics to monitor. Maybe those need bigger sample sizes; maybe those just need to become more interesting. Some of those topics turn into posts...
Via Fangraphs
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz HR robbed by Leonys Martin – Priceless reaction afterwards

Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin robbed his former teammate, Nelson Cruz of a homerun that would have tied the game at 1-1 in the second inning .  Cruz’s reaction following the play is perfect. h/t: Texas Rangers Tumblr featured image h/t: dallasnews.com (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Nelson Cruz HR robbed by Leonys Martin – Priceless reaction afterwards appeared...
Via No Coast Bias
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Martin double short of the cycle against White Sox

ARLINGTON, Texas - On a night where offense was the main attraction paired with a complete-game shutout from Martin Perez; Leonys Martin coming just short of hitting for the cycle was nearly lost on the box score amongst the 12-run outing for the Texas Rangers against the Chicago White Sox. Having already hit a triple in the second inning, his first homer of the season in the fourth...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Leonys Martin, a late steal for steals

In looking at Leonys Martin’s stat sheet, you see a number of issues. Thankfully he plays in a hitters park so his overall slash numbers still are decent enough to maintain fantasy production, but he does not produce much in the average or on base departments, has limited power, struggles against left-handed pitching, and doesn’t hit in a good spot in the order for run production...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin expects big things in second full season with Rangers

Texas centerfielder Leonys Martin talks a lot about how he's more comfortable this spring as he prepares for his second full season in the majors. All you have to do is speak to him to know that's the case. Last season Martin did most of his interviews through a translator as he wasn't comfortable answering questions in English. That's not the case anymore, as Martin handles questions...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Leonys Martin Held for Ransom in Mexico in 2010

MIAMI — Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico...
Via NESN.com
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers' Martin allgedly was victim in ransom plot after leaving Cuba

Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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