Russell Martin has missed the last few games with a sore neck, and could be a candidate to go on the disabled list. If that happens, the Pirates will need a catcher to replace Martin. Tony Sanchez could be that catcher, and according to Kristy Robinson he is already on his way to New York.
Source: #Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez is heading to New York to join the team. (Possible Russell Martin could land on DL).
— Kristy Robinson (@Kristy_Robinson) May 11, 2013
That doesn’t necessarily mean that Martin will go on the disabled list, but it seems like it’s a strong possibility if Sanchez is going to New York. Sanchez is hitting for a .269/.380/.449 line in 78 at-bats in Indianapolis this year.Pirates Prospects is FREE today in honor of the Wild Card game. You get special access to all of our content, which is typically reserved only for subscribers. We cover the Pirates 365 days a year, with live coverage all throughout the playoffs, and off-season coverage of the minor league players in the Arizona Fall League and Winter Leagues. During the season we average well over 6 articles per day on the Pirates. This is the best stop if you're a hardcore Pirates fan, and the subscription prices are very low.
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