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LEONYS MARTIN RUMORS

Bogar likes idea of Martin leading off 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The interim tag hasn't stopped Texas manager Tim Bogar envisioning what his batting order would look like if he gets the job on a permanent basis for 2015. It would likely start with Leonys Martin in the leadoff spot and go from there. Martin, who batted leadoff for the Rangers again Thursday night, has hit first for 32 games for this season and Bogar has liked...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Leonys Martin Takes a Fly Ball to the Head

2014: The Year the Houston Astros played a whole season in disguise as the Texas Rangers. - – - – - Also see … PICTURE: Texas Rangers fan sign foiled by Texas education PICTURE: Dog is a huge Rangers fan SP’s Texas Rangers page The post VIDEO: Leonys Martin Takes a Fly Ball to the Head appeared first on SportsPickle.
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July 30, 2014  |  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

Sleeper Watch: Leonys Martin has quiet potential at bottom of Rangers lineup

We’ve spent a lot of time hyping rookie Cuban defectors this offseason, both on this site (Jose Abreu, Alexander Guerrero) and throughout the fantasy community but it isn’t just the first year players who warrant our attention. For a brief period this offseason, it was anticipated that Leonys Martin – by default – would be the Rangers’ leadoff hitter in 2014. After the...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
February 02, 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 AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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