Russell Martin 55 | Catcher

Pittsburgh Pirates

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Apr 20, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Martin is not in the lineup Sunday against the Brewers. Impact: Martin has been useful for fantasy owners in providing five hits and three RBI while starting the last three games, but he'll get a rest here with a day game following a night game. Chris Stewart (knee), who was activated from the 15-day DL on Saturday, will make his season debut behind the plate.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 17, 2014
News: Martin will move up to second in the batting order Thursday against Milwaukee. Impact: The catcher hit fifth in the lineup for each of his 10 previous appearances in 2014. Martin is 3-for-12 with three walks against Brewers' starter, Yovani Gallardo. He returns to the lineup after sitting out Wednesday afternoon's tilt in Cincinnati.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 16, 2014
News: Martin is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Reds. Impact: Martin caught a combined 11 innings Tuesday, including the suspended contest. He has three hits in his last 17 at-bats and is 1-for-11 against Reds starter, Johnny Cueto -- though he's hit him well in the playoffs.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Martin and Pedro Alvarez each homered twice Wednesday but the Pittsburgh Pirates fell 7-5 at the Chicago Cubs. Impact: It was the first two homers of the season for Martin, who is batting .292 and has six RBIs during a four-game streak.(STATS, 5:29pm)
Thu. Apr 10, 2014
News: Martin is not in the starting lineup Thursday against the Cubs. Impact: Fresh off a two-homer game Wednesday night, Martin will sit Thursday afternoon as Tony Sanchez steps in behind the dish. He'll likely be available off the bench and back in the lineup Friday.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 9, 2014
News: Martin belted a pair of line-drive homers to left-center field Wednesday night against the Cubs. Impact: He hit two of Pittsburgh's five solo home runs on a night in which the Bucs didn't have a runner in scoring position. Martin is healthy right now and fantasy owners are benefiting.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Apr 8, 2014
News: Martin went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI against the Cubs on Tuesday. Impact: He lifted an opposite-field sacrifice fly with the bases loaded. In 2013, Martin collected just one hit in 12 bases-loaded at-bats.(RotoWire, )
Russell Martin
2014 Season
AVG
.283
HR
2
RBI
11
RUNS
8
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