Russell Martin 55 | Catcher

Pittsburgh Pirates

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Sat. Sep 20, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Impact: Martin, batting .296 with 11 home runs this season, is 14 for 39 (.359) with three homers and 14 RBIs during a 10-game hit streak.(STATS, 2:38pm)
Fri. Sep 19, 2014
News: Martin went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in Friday's 4-2 win over the Brewers. Impact: Martin extended his now 10-game hitting streak in dramatic fashion Friday night, as his three-run deep drive in the bottom of the eighth erased a 2-0 deficit and ultimately delivered the Pirates a victory.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 18, 2014
News: Martin is out of the lineup Thursday against the Red Sox. Impact: Martin had started four straight games, batting 5-for-14 with two doubles, a homer, and five RBI. His steady climb to a .300 batting average on the season will have to wait a day, as Chris Stewart steps in to relieve him.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Sep 14, 2014
News: Martin went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Impact: Martin is on a bit of a roll, going 10 for 24 with nine RBIs in his last six games.(STATS, 9:45pm)
Fri. Sep 12, 2014
News: Martin is out of the lineup Friday against the Cubs. Impact: Martin will get the day off behind the plate Friday following five straight starts, having collected at least one hit in all five. Chris Stewart will get the call behind the plate in his place and will bat eighth for the Pirates.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Sep 11, 2014
News: Martin went 2-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in a win over the Phillies on Wednesday night. Impact: In addition to carrying his highest slugging percentage (.421) since 2007, Martin has provided elite on-base skills (.career-high .409 OBP) while providing a stabilizing presence in the lineup during his second season in Pittsburgh.(RotoWire, )
Russell Martin
2014 Season
AVG
.296
HR
11
RBI
66
RUNS
45
Bio
Ht: 5' 10"  Wt: 205  Age: 31
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 2/15/1983, East York, Ontario
College: Chipola (FL) JC
Debut: 2006
Salary: $9,500,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury