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CBC.caBrian Cashman: “Plan B is patience”msnbc.comSurprisingly, the signing of Russell Martin wasn't the main topic of conversation. That kid from Arkansas who can't hack the Big Apple was. No, not Burnett. ...Cliff Lee's signing with Phillies leaves Yankees in tough positionThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comWhy Cliff Lee Went To PhillyWEEI.comCashman says Yankees not in panic modeNewsdayESPN -MVP Gotham -MassLive.comall 1,834 news articles »
SB NationRussell Martin's sad fade to black as a Dodger: catcher reportedly signs with ...Los Angeles TimesOnce, everything seemed possible for Russell Martin as a Dodger. A long career in blue, going down with the LA greats behind the plate, honors and love and ...New York Yankees reportedly agree to sign catcher Russell MartinESPNWho Needs Cliff Lee? The Yankees Have Russell MartinNew York MagazineReport: Yankees expected to sign catcher Russell MartinUSA Todaymsnbc.com -MiamiHerald.com -MLB.comall 100 news articles »
Yankees Sign Russell MartinThe Yankee ULooking To Advertise With The Yankee Universe? Click on the "contact us" link in the toolbar and leave an email with the subject line reading "Advertising. ...and more »
Yankees take risk on Martin; Albers on Sox radarBoston GlobeThe teams that were in on catcher Russell Martin certainly have some concern about the former All-Star's right hip, which suffered a fracture during last ...
msnbc.comThe Yankees are close to landing Russell Martinmsnbc.comI can't remember the last time so much has been said so early in the offseason about so minor a free agent as Russell Martin, but I guess that's what ...Yanks nearing agreement with Russell Martin?msnbc.comall 2 news articles »
CBC.caReport: Russell Martin Narrows List to Red Sox, Yankees, Blue JaysNESN.comRussell Martin is looking to make a splash in the AL East, but it remains to be seen as to where the ...Russell Martin: Russell Martin leaning toward Red Sox?Rotoworld.comYankees Make Offer To 'Starting Catcher' MartinCBS New YorkRussell Martin: New York Yankees to Aggressively Pursue Free Agent CatcherBleacher ReportRiver Ave. Blues -The Yankee U -Associated Contentall 38 news articles »
Bleacher ReportMLB Rumors: Russell Martin Receives Offers from Four TeamsBleacher ReportMLB Rumors: Russell Martin is done in Los Angeles, but he appears to have plenty of options on the open market. Marc Carig of the Star Ledger tweeted that ...Russell Martin May Not Be Best Fit for Red SoxNESN.comEpstein not done dealingBoston GlobeChuck LaMar: Carl Crawford will be fine in FenwayBoston HeraldESPN -Suffolk Voice -TheDay.comall 479 news articles »
Russell Martin reportedly has received four offersLos Angeles TimesMartin hit .248 last season, with five home runs and 26 RBIs in 331 at-bats. Photo: Russell Martin hits a two-run double against the Angels in the fifth ...Red Sox pushing to sign MartinBoston GlobeRussell Martin now has contract offers from four teamsmsnbc.comAgent: Red Sox make Martin an offerESPN (blog)Rotoworld.com -San Francisco Chronicle -NESN.comall 95 news articles »
CBC.caReport: Blue Jays make offer to Russell MartinTSNAccording to the Newark Star Ledger, Martin is weighing offers from four teams, including the Jays. Martin hit .248 last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers ...Russell Martin now has contract offers from four teamsmsnbc.comRed Sox pushing to sign MartinBoston GlobeYankees make offer to catcher MartinNew York PostESPN (blog) -Rotoworld.com -NESN.comall 80 news articles »
TSNNew York Yankee Rumors: Cliff Lee, Russell Martin And MoreSB Nation New YorkThe Yankees are one of three teams who have made offers to free-agent catcher Russell Martin, formerly of the Dodgers. The Red Sox, of course, ...Cashman working on other areas of team, tooNewsdayIn Lee Sweepstakes, Yanks Make Bid CountNew York TimesYankees put their money where their mound is in hopes of signing Cliff LeeThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comMVP Gotham -MLB.com -Yankees.comall 1,328 news articles »
Fox NewsRussell Martin May Not Be Best Fit for Red SoxNESN.comby NESN Video on Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:30PM 4 The Red Sox situation at catcher could go any of multiple directions as the offseason progresses, and Russell ...Sox have more shopping leftBoston GlobeMLB Winter Meetings Heat UpSuffolk VoiceWinter Meetings wrap: What now for Angels, Rays, Beltre, Greinke?USA TodayWEEI.com -MVP Gotham -ESPNall 1,442 news articles »
CTV.caGriffin: Jays looking at Canadian Russell Martin for utility spotToronto StarRussell Martin of the Los Angeles Dodgers watches his three-run double during the MLB National League Divisional Series playoff in 2008. ...Russell Martin?Bluebird BanterJays looking to upgrade at catcher — Martin the answer?Toronto SunBlue Jays in hunt to sign catcher MartinMLB.comMontreal Gazette -National Post (blog) -BlueJays.comall 91 news articles »
If Martin, then what?The Yankee UI asked, if the Yankees sign Russell Martin, which is definitely a possibility, what happens to their current catchers? Jorge Posada doesn't count. ...and more »
CBC.caRockies still evaluating Martin for backup roleMLB.comMeanwhile, the Rockies are studying the medical reports of catcher Russell Martin, who injured his hip last season. The Rockies want a backup for Chris ...Seeking late relief help, Rox exhibiting patienceColorado Rockies Newsall 128 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesDay one of the winter meetings: James Loney, Jonathan Broxton, Prince Fielder ...Los Angeles TimesRussell Martin is no longer part of that core, as the two-time all-star's contract wasn't tendered a contract for next season and he is a free agent. ...Colletti plans to keep Loney, BroxtonMLB.comMLB Winter Meetings: Day 2 WrapESPNDespite earlier moves, left field and long relief remain needsLos Angeles Dodgersall 66 news articles »
New York Daily NewsNote: on Russell Martin and Free Agent CatchersMetsBlog.com (blog)The 27 year old Martin appeared in just 97 games for the Dodgers in 2010, and batted just .248 with five home runs and 26 RBI in 387 plate appearances. ...David Wright has value to other clubs, but Sandy Alderson and Mets likely to ...New York Daily NewsMets GM on tight budget at Winter MeetingsNew York Postall 174 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesRussell Martin open to utility role with DodgersLos Angeles TimesRussell Martin's agent says the catcher would be open to also playing second base, third base and outfield with the Dodgers. ...New York Yankees eye free agent catcher Russell Martin with Jorge Posada ...New York Daily NewsLos Angeles Dodgers non-tender Russell Martin, George Sherrill; extend offers ...ESPNRussell Martin open to re-signing with Dodgers as utility manmsnbc.comRotoworld.com -MLB.com -Yahoo! Sportsall 408 news articles »
Deadline to offer Russell Martin contract under 48 hours awayESPN (blog)Reminder: 9 pm Thursday is the deadline for the Dodgers to offer a 2011 contract to pre-free agents like Russell Martin. Doug Miller of MLB.com has more. ...and more »
Kansas City StarANGELS: Angels get to Kershaw, trump Dodgers againNorth County TimesMark J. Terrill Los Angeles Angels Bobby Abreu, right, points to the sky after hitting a three-run home run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin ...American spirit is crushing DodgersPress-EnterpriseAngels can't gain ground despite winsESPNAngels don't get picked onDaily BreezeLos Angeles Dodgers -MLB.com -TSNall 279 news articles »
Furcal returns, remains on bereavement listMLB.comWith Rafael Furcal still on the bereavement list, Torre batted Russell Martin leadoff again, with Manny Ramirez batting third as the designated hitter and ...and more »
Dodgers look to replenish pitching pipelineMLB.comHe's replenished the roster with position players like Matt Kemp (sixth), Russell Martin (17th) and first-rounders James Loney and Blake DeWitt. ...and more »
Year of the Pitcher, especially in NL WestMLB.comNo matter how it's done, however, Dodgers catcher Russell Martin perhaps said it best when it comes to shutouts. "I'll take a shutout any day of the week," ...and more »
WEEI.comSox marvel at Pedroia's picture perfect playWEEI.comThe throw from Dodgers catcher Russell Martin bounced past shortstop Jamey Carroll, where it was fielded cleanly by Casey Blake, who was in perfect position ...and more »
SB Nation Boston (blog)Pedroia's heads-up base running makes all the difference on Sunday nightComcast SportsNet New England (blog)If Dodgers catcher Russell Martin's throw to second was mishandled, he was going to third. After reaching on an infield single in the bottom of the first ...Dodgers leave Boston without a winLos Angeles DodgersRed-hot Pedroia puts on a showBoston GlobePedroia puts wheels on displayMLB.comTSN -Los Angeles Times -Boston Heraldall 551 news articles »
msnbc.comRed SoxUSA TodayNone on with one out and Russell Martin due up. Out: Russell Martin struck out swinging. None on with two outs and Andre Ethier due up. ...Dodgers still look lost in AL gamesESPNPedroia's Single Lifts Red Sox Over DodgersTrue Blue LA (blog)Pedroia's first walk-off hit sinks DodgersMLB.comLos Angeles Dodgers -TSN -Milford Daily Newsall 2,390 news articles »
msnbc.comRussell Martin not in lineup on Thursdaymsnbc.comNot surprising with the day-game after a night-game. AJ Ellis will start in his place and bat seventh.
Lake County Sheriff: Charges filed after woman fatally run over with carWKYC-TV... been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Kayelee Russell Martin, 23, after admitting he ran her over with his car Tuesday night. ...and more »
Girl, 3, hit by Dodger ball released from hospitalThe Associated PressThe accident occurred Monday after Dodgers catcher Russell Martin hit a line drive into the stands near third base. The hospital says several members of the ...and more »
The HinduDodgers, Russell Martin relieved that girl, 3, who was struck by foul is in ...Los Angeles Times (blog)The surgery reportedly a success, plans being made for her release from the hospital, Russell Martin sighed and spoke softly. "I'm sure she's still a little ...Girl injured during BP OK after surgeryMLB.comGirl, 3, has surgery after hit at Dodger StadiumThe Associated PressYoung fan hit by baseball has surgeryAFP89.3 KPCC -AOL News -UPI.comall 539 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesAJ Ellis leads Dodgers' walk-off winLos Angeles TimesBecause moments after he hit an 11th-inning single to drive in Russell Martin to lift the Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves that split the ...Ellis' single wins it for Dodgers in 11thMLB.comMLB: LA Dodgers 5, Atlanta 4 (11 innings)UPI.comMedlen, Glaus lead Braves past Dodgers, 4-3The Associated PressRotoworld.com -LAist (blog) -American Chronicleall 1,173 news articles »
Drew mum on Tuesday's dustupMLB.comLOS ANGELES -- On Wednesday, Stephen Drew did not want to talk about his dustup with Russell Martin from the night before. ...and more »
Box scoreUSA TodayOut: Russell Martin grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Reed Johnson due up. Out: Reed Johnson lined out to third. ...and more »
eDucks.com (subscription)Is Bellomy Another Texas Prospect For Ducks?eDucks.com (subscription)Arlington (TX) Martin quarterback Russell Bellomy could be another prospect the Ducks target for their backfield this recruiting cycle, however Bellomy is ...and more »
Dodgers farmhands assist motorcyclistLos Angeles Dodgers"Russell's pumped with how good he feels and I told him I lost another battle," said Torre, who insists he wanted to give Martin the day off. ...and more »
MiamiHerald.comDodgers pull off sweep with just two hitsMLB.comSAN DIEGO -- Chad Billingsley made his best start in more than a year and Russell Martin singled home the only run as the Dodgers ...Billingsley, Martin shine for Dodgers in 1-0 win over slumping PadresThe Canadian PressHow sweep it is: Dodgers' winning streak at seven as they knock off Padres ...Los Angeles Times (blog)One and done: Dodgers finish sweepLos Angeles DodgersThe Associated Press -True Blue LA (blog)all 988 news articles »
Preakness 2010 cleans up quickBaltimore SunOut on the infield, Jeff Martin helped supervise an operation to empty and haul away close to 500 portable toilets. Martin works for United Site Services, ...and more »
ReutersCate Blanchett no sissy damsel in 'Robin Hood'SuburbanJournalsShe spends the middle portion of the movie sparring more than flirting with the returned Crusader Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe), who for various reasons ...Robin HoodThe GuardianRobin Hood Returns as a Gritty American RevolutionaryD Magazineall 485 news articles »
Hot Martin stays in lineupPress-EnterpriseSAN DIEGO - Either Russell Martin is the most persuasive Dodger on the ballclub or he is too valuable to let sit. ...and more »
Just when the Dodgers are purring along, here comes Rafael FurcalLos Angeles Times (blog)They're 4-1 since Manny Ramirez returned and Russell Martin moved into Furcal's leadoff spot. Now the Dodgers are going to interrupt this smooth-running ...Eight may not be enough for SixersAmerican Chronicleall 2 news articles »
Dodgers' Martin finding his hitting strokeESPNPHOENIX -- On his way to a career-low seven home runs last season, Dodgers catcher Russell Martin didn't hit his fourth one until Aug. 20. ...and more »
National League Dodgers catcher Russell Martin, 1-for-6, beats Nationals in 13thDetroit Free PressWASHINGTON -- Russell Martin lined a two-out RBI single off Miguel Batista in the 13th inning for his only hit in six at-bats Saturday as the Los Angeles ...Russell Martin: Martin plays hero as Dodgers win in extrasRotoworld.comDodgers beat Washington, 4-3, in 13 inningsLos Angeles Times (blog)Canada's Martin helps Dodgers take down Nationals in extrasTSNESPN -UPI.comall 468 news articles »
...owners may have seen Russell Martin as a top three catcher heading into last season, but after an extremely disappointing 2009 his value has taken a big hit. A deflated value on draft day 2010 will be tantalizing for owners looking for a bargain. Will they...
Southampton 2, Norwich City 2
(Southampton win 6-5 on penalties)
City put their fans through all the emotions in the book last night as their latest tussle with Southampton went down to the wire - before they suffered the cruellest of knock-out
... Norwich City's on-loan defender Russell Martin is so good, his new team-mates have named him twice. The right-back signed from Peterborough United last month until the new year, and neatly fitted into a Canaries squad that already included Darel Russell and...
The Pink 'Un
Whether you are considering keeper decisions or are just ready for an end-of-season retrospective, now is the time to take a closer look at some of this season's unexpected performances.
This week, our focus will be on the unpleasant surprises of 200
Reporting from San Francisco -
Five and a half months into the season, Russell Martin said he thinks he finally might be emerging from his yearlong slump.
"I'm feeling as good as I've felt all year," Martin said.
Martin's two-run home run in the
Los Angeles Times
PHOENIX -- Along with not feeling very good when those inside pitches get a little too far inside, Russell Martin senses something else about the way opponents are pitching him.
"They feel they can get me out there," he said. "They are pitching me
Dodgers catcher Russell Martin is on pace for more than 500 at-bats for the third consecutive year.
Last week in my Wednesday chat at USATODAY.com, I was asked the following question:
"In general, should a fantasy owner base his roster decisions on the
The crowd remained standing. Russell Martin ran up the stairs of the dugout and raised his helmet.
In a season of countless lows, Martin had one of his few highs, belting a grand slam over the left-field wall that broke a sixth-inning stalemate and
Los Angeles Times
...crowd remained standing. Russell Martin ran up the stairs of the dugout and raised his helmet. In a season of countless lows, Martin had one of his few highs, belting a grand slam over the left-field wall that broke a sixth-inning stalemate and sent the Dodgers...
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