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LEONYS MARTIN RUMORS

Nick Martinez pitches 6 strong innings to lead Rangers over Marlins

  Nick Martinez enjoyed his homecoming. And, after an anxious ninth inning, his friends and family got to celebrate a win. Martinez allowed two runs and struck out a career-high seven in six innings of work, Alex Rios drove in two runs and the Texas Rangers survived Miami's last-inning rally to beat the Marlins 5-4 on Wednesday afternoon. Marcell Ozuna and Jarrod Saltalamacchia...
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Marlins homer twice in 9th but come up short against Rangers

MIAMI (AP) -- Nick Martinez allowed two runs over six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi early on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon. Leonys Martin had three hits for Texas, which grabbed a 5-0 lead after two innings. Martinez (3-9) allowed six hits and threw 62 of his 96 pitches...
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Martinez, Rangers top Marlins, 5-4

MIAMI (AP) Nick Martinez allowed two runs over six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi early on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon. Leonys Martin had three hits for Texas, which grabbed a 5-0 lead after two innings. Martinez (3-9) allowed six hits and threw 62 of his 96 pitches...
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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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Alex Rios’ Missed Fly Ball Clocks Leonys Martin In The Head (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been really bad this season, but at least they’re not the Texas Rangers. The Rangers owned Major League Baseball’s worst record at 42-64 heading into Tuesday night’s contest against the New York Yankees, and they did little to improve on that dubious distinction, falling to New York 12-11 for their sixth loss in eight games. As if losing wasn’t bad...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  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

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...
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 victom of kidnapping and extortion

Leonys Martin Tapanes seemed like yet another Cuban baseball player with tremendous promise when he signed a $15.5 million contract with the Texas Rangers in 2011. But there apparently is a darker story behind Martin’s climb from poverty to Major League Baseball success. The U.S. attorney’s office in Miami on Wednesday charged three people — Eliezer Lazo, 40, formerly of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
OUCH

Foul ball catches Leonys Martin in bad place

This has to be every players worst nightmare when getting into the batters box, this and taking a pitch right to the head.  Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin fouled off a pitch that took an awful bounce off the plate and hit him right in the junk.  Martin layed there for two minutes and eventually was able to get up. [The Big Lead]
Via Diehardsport
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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