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Chapman loses Cuban-vs.-Cuban battle, suffers first blown save with Cubs

CHICAGO — Aroldis Chapman's famous fastball wasn't good enough to retire Leonys Martin.Martin hit a go-ahead, two-run double off new Cubs closer in the eighth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over Chicago 4-1 Saturday."We had the right up guy up there. We had the Cuban against the Cuban," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "He has put good swings on velocity all year."Wade...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Martin bests former Cuban teammate Chapman

Leonys Martin didn't need a scouting report to know what was coming from Aroldis Chapman when he stepped in against the Cubs' new fireballing closer with runners on second and third and his Mariners trailing, 1-0, in the eighth inning Saturday at Wrigley Field. He laced a 100-mph fastball for a two-run double against his former teammate in Seattle's 4-1 victory.
Via Mariners.com
7 hours ago

The Mariners...wait...beat...the Cubs?

The Mariners play what might be the best game of the season with 6 no-hit innings from Wade Miley and an unlikely come-from-behind double from Leonys Martin off Aroldis Chapman. Was it the best the Mariners have played all season? Probably not--that insane comeback in San Diego probably has dibs on any claim to that crown. How about the best game of the season? It could be, perhaps...
Via Lookout Landing
8 hours ago

Martin's 2-run double off Chapman leads M's over Cubs 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) Leonys Martin hit a two-run double off new Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over Chicago 4-1 Saturday. Wade Miley (7-8) took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before allowing Kris Bryant's single and Javier Baez's RBI groundout. Jake Arrieta (12-5) walked Mike Zunino and Shawn O'Malley starting the eighth, pinch-hitter...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Martin's clutch 2B makes Miley's effort count

Leonys Martin smacked a two-run go-ahead double off Aroldis Chapman in the eighth inning, helping lift the Mariners to a 4-1 victory over the Cubs on Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Wade Miley held the Cubs hitless through six innings and struck out nine, outdueling Jake Arrieta.
Via Mariners.com
10 hours ago

52-50: Chart

Wade Miley takes a no-no through six, Leonys Martin doubles off Aroldis Chapman, and for a minute you'd think the Mariners are going to make the playoffs or something Leonys Martin: .667 WPA Aroldis Chapman: -.600 WPA Lil Ol' Jerry Bits: (4 + 13) - (2 + 5) = ya dun goofed, theo
Via Lookout Landing
10 hours ago

Martin hits 2 HRs, drive in 11th lifts Mariners over Chisox

SEATTLE (AP) Leonys Martin hit his second home run of the game, a solo shot with one out in the 11th inning that sent the Seattle Mariners over the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Wednesday. Martin hit a two-run drive in the second inning. He then drove an 0-2 pitch from Dan Jennings (3-2) over the wall in right for his 13th homer. Vidal Nuno (1-1) pitched one inning for the victory....
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin clocks walk-off HR to beat White Sox

Leonys Martin launched a walk-off home run with one out in the 11th inning on Wednesday as the Mariners beat the White Sox, 6-5, for their second walk-off win of the series and Major League-leading sixth of the year.
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

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
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