Tag: Russell Martin

Russell Martin Turned Down a Pirates Mid-Season Extension Offer

I missed this while I was on the road yesterday, but Jon Heyman reports that Russell Martin turned down an offer during the 2014...

First Pitch: Russell Martin’s Long-Term Affordability and Early Extension Chances

I was going to write about Russell Martin tonight, and more specifically, how the Pittsburgh Pirates can easily afford Martin in the future. I...

First Pitch: Why There Should Be No Issues Giving Qualifying Offers...

The AP released the information today that a qualifying offer in 2015 will be worth $15.3 M (via MLBTR). That's up from the $14.1...

The Single Good Moment From Tonight’s Wild Card Game Loss

There weren't many good moments in tonight's 8-0 Wild Card Game loss by the Pittsburgh Pirates. In fact, you could argue that after the...

Russell Martin Expects to Play Tomorrow

Russell Martin has been dealing with a hamstring issue, and his status for the Wild Card game was in question. That was until he spoke...

First Pitch: Is It a Guarantee That Russell Martin Will Be...

Pittsburgh Pirates fans have been expecting Russell Martin to be gone at the end of the year. The catcher is having a career year...

First Pitch: Forget MVP; McCutchen, Martin, and Harrison are the MV3

There has been some debate this year about who should be the MVP of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Do you go with the reigning MVP,...

First Pitch: How Russell Martin Went From a Perceived Bad Signing...

There was a lot of talk about Russell Martin today, including an article from our own Ryan Palencer, who talked with some of the...

The Chemistry Russell Martin Brings to the Pirates’ Pitching Staff

You've probably heard all about Russell Martin's work with his pitching staff. It seems that following every good outing, there is a quote made...

Looking at Russell Martin’s Potential Value on the Open Market

Ken Rosenthal discussed Russell Martin's upcoming trip to free agency in today's column (h/t MLBTR). In the article, he mentioned a lot of things...
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