Russell Martin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Russell Martin Intends To Play In 2020

    Yardbarker "Veteran backstop Russell Martin intends to suit up again for the 2020 season, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network (via Twitter). If and when he appears, it’ll represent his 15th season of MLB duty. Martin, 37 in February, finished out his five-year, $82M contract..." November 06

  • Russell Martin made some history last night

    Hardball Talk "It has become increasingly common for teams to use position players to pitch in blowouts. Russell Martin has become the Dodgers’ go-to guy for that sort of duty, and he’s done a pretty good job of it. He’s made four appearances in that role this season, tossing four..." August 28

  • Dodgers' Russell Martin mulling retirement

    Sportsnet "Back with the Los Angeles Dodgers where his career first started, Russell Martin is contemplating the end of his playing days. At 36, the longtime Canadian catcher is loving his second stint out on the West Coast, finding contentment as a part-time player on the National..." August 21

  • Dominant Dodgers Reliever Russell Martin Threw His First Career Strikeout

    Deadspin "Some MLB managers might believe that, when the team is down 8-2 and the bullpen is drained, it’s time to give up and send out a position player to pitch. Not Dave Roberts, though. When he and his Dodgers found themselves in that exact situation at the tail end of their series against the..." June 27