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RUSSELL MARTIN RUMORS

Offensive outburst puts Blue Jays alone in first place.

Justin Smoak, Russell Martin each drive in five runs
Via Toronto Star
1 day ago

Clayton Kershaw emotional over A.J. Ellis trade

It’s not likely that the Los Angeles Dodgers will miss the offensive contributions of recently traded catcher A.J. Ellis. The loss of Ellis as a catcher, however, might have an impact on the game’s best pitcher, Clayton Kershaw. Everyone understands that baseball is a business. When an aging player on a likely playoff team struggles (Ellis is slashing .194/.285/.252), he becomes...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin has 3 hits, Blue Jays beat slumping Angels 7-2

TORONTO (AP) Russell Martin had three hits and two RBIs, R.A. Dickey pitched 6 2/3 innings for his first home win since July 10 and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Tuesday night. Toronto's win ensured it would maintain at least a share of first place in the AL East. The Blue Jays entered tied with Boston for the division lead. Martin had an RBI single in...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin: Call it luck, we came out of clubhouse ready to swing

The Toronto Blue Jays were swinging at nothing for most of the first half of the game on Tuesday. But then came the rain delay and then suddenly, when play resumed they found their spot, led by Russell Martin, who went long twice.
Via SportsNetCanada
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulo and Martin hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Astros 9-2

TORONTO (AP) Troy Tulowitzki and Russell Martin hit back-to-back home runs, Marcus Stroman pitched 6 1-3 innings to win for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 9-2 on Sunday. Edwin Encarnacion hit his 33rd home run, a solo blast off Luke Gregerson, as the AL East-leading Blue Jays won for the eighth time in 10 meetings with the Astros...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Astros 4-2

TORONTO (AP) Russell Martin hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the sixth inning, Aaron Sanchez pitched seven innings to get his first win in his last three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Astros 4-2 Saturday, stopping Houston's winning streak at four. Josh Donaldson also homered for the Blue Jays, who have won seven of nine meetings with the Astros this season. Houston...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin has plenty of praise for Liriano in Blue Jays debut

Russell Martin only had positive things to say about Francisco Liriano's debut with the Blue Jays, stating how his stuff still looks as electric as it always has.
Via SportsNetCanada
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Martin escapes serious injury after a bizarre sauna/shower mishap

Russell Martin will set a timer the next time he steps into a sauna.The Toronto Blue Jays catcher suffered one of the more freakish injuries of the season -- on an off day. He apparently overdid it in the sauna on Thursday before taking a shower, where he injured his left knee after fainting."I went in the sauna, stayed in for a bit too long and started feeling a bit woozy and then...
Via FOX Sports
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Martin to miss games after sauna wooziness causes him to slip in shower

Another week, another another bunch of wacky baseball injuries. Earlier in the week, we had Cleveland Indians pitcher Tommy Hunter fracturing his back while holding a child, and Texas Rangers pitcher Jake Diekman cutting his finger on a broken souvenir mug. Now, we have Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin injuring his knee after wooziness from being in a sauna too long caused...
Via The Comeback
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Russell Martin day-to-day after sauna-related mishap

There is an epidemic of weird injuries ripping through baseball, with Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin the latest victim. According to manager John Gibbons, Martin will miss a few days after injuring his knee in the shower — because he became lightheaded from staying in the sauna for too long. Gibbons on Martin:Russ was in sauna yesterday, was in too long, got lightheaded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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