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Blue Jays | Russell Martin not playing

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:52:25 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup against the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, April 15. C Dioner Navarro will be the starting catcher for the game.

Fantasy Tip: Navarro ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) has picked up a hit in all four games he has played this season and has recorded four RBI in that span. Navarro could be a starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Toronto Star - Brendan Kennedy

Blue Jays | Russell Martin sitting Friday

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:22:42 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin is not in the starting lineup against Baltimore Orioles SP Bud Norris Friday, April 10. C Dioner Navarro is receiving the start behind the dish and is batting sixth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Navarro ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) becomes a cheap option behind the plate at FantasyScore, and he's worth considering in the powerful Toronto lineup if you'd like to save money for the rest of your roster.

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Blue Jays | Russell Martin wants to catch R.A. Dickey

Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:17:44 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin said he wants to be able to catch SP R.A. Dickey and not come out of the lineup when he pitches. C Josh Thole has been Dickey's personal catcher the last two seasons, because he is used to catching the knuckleball.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: National Post - John Lott

Blue Jays | Likely out on Melky Cabrera

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:47:46 -0800

Free-agent OF Melky Cabrera (Blue Jays) will likely not be pursued by the Toronto Blue Jays since the team signed C Russell Martin. The Blue Jays lose a draft pick with Martin's signing but get a pick back if Cabrera goes elsewhere.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney

Mariners | In on Russell Martin

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:39:39 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin was targeted by the Seattle Mariners before Martin signed with Toronto. It is not known what Seattle would have done with C Mike Zunino had Martin signed, but sources indicate the Mariners were not looking at any other catchers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Anthony Castrovince

Blue Jays | Dioner Navarro draws interest

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:39:16 -0800

Toronto Blue Jays DH/C Dioner Navarro has drawn trade interest from teams, presumably because of the signing of C Russell Martin. If Navarro is not moved, he would still be a backup to Martin and a DH.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Blue Jays | Russell Martin terms

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:46:28 -0800

Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays C Russell Martin officially signed his five-year, $82 million deal Tuesday, Nov. 18. He has salaries of: $7 million, $15 million, $20 million, $20 million and $20 million.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman

Blue Jays | Toronto signs Russell Martin

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:34:08 -0800

The Toronto Blue Jays signed free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) to a five-year deal for "McCann money," according to MLB Network's Peter Gammons. New York Yankees C Brian McCann signed a five-year, $84 million deal with the Yankees last year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman

Blue Jays | Interested in Russell Martin

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 06:04:58 -0800

Free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) is drawing interest from the Toronto Blue Jays.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Cubs | Could land Russell Martin

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 04:12:24 -0800

Executives involved in the bidding for free-agent C Russell Martin (Pirates) believe the Chicago Cubs are the clear front-runner for his services. No specific contract numbers were announced, but it is believed a deal could be in the range of four years and $64 million.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal