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Russell Martin
AVG HR RBI
.249 15 59
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 5-10 / 205 NFBC ADP: 130.08
Position: CBorn: 2/15/1983 Birthplace: East York, Canada
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 17th Round by Dodgers (2002)


Latest News
Aug. 26 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET23:09 ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST10:39 PM VEN7:09 UAE (+1)10:09 PM CT-Martin homered, doubled and drove in five runs Friday to stay hot.
Analysis: He's batting .409 with seven homers, three doubles, 19 RBIs and 10 runs scored in his last 11 games.
Aug. 23 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET23:07 ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST10:37 PM VEN7:07 UAE (+1)10:07 PM CT-Martin had three hits and two RBIs on Tuesday.
Analysis: He is batting .469 with 13 home runs in his last eight games.
Aug. 20 11:07 PM PT12:07 AM MT1:07 AM CT2:07 AM ET2:07 ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST1:37 AM VEN10:07 UAE1:07 AM CT-Martin hit homered for one of his two hits Friday.
Analysis: He is 10 for 19 with five home runs and 10 RBIs in his last five games.
Aug. 17 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET16:44 ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST4:14 PM VEN0:44 UAE (+1)3:44 PM CT-Martin had his third straight multihit performance Wednesday, going 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI.
Analysis: Over his last four games, he's 8 for 15 with four homers, a double, eight RBIs and six runs scored.
Aug. 16 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Martin homered in his third straight game Tuesday, going deep twice and driving in three runs.
Analysis: He has four homers and seven RBIs in his past three contests while going 5 for 10 with five runs scored.
Aug. 13 4:18 PM PT5:18 PM MT6:18 PM CT7:18 PM ET19:18 ET23:18 GMT7:18 4:18 PM MST6:18 PM EST6:48 PM VEN3:18 UAE (+1)6:18 PM CT-Martin hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth inning of Saturday's 4-2 win over Houston.
Analysis: Over this last seven games, Martin has two hits in 21 at-bats.
Aug. 4 6:45 AM PT7:45 AM MT8:45 AM CT9:45 AM ET9:45 ET13:45 GMT21:45 6:45 AM MST8:45 AM EST9:15 AM VEN17:45 UAE8:45 AM CT-Martin went 2 for 3 with a walk Wednesday to extend his hitting streak to six games.
Analysis: Martin continues to put his poor start to the season in the past. He was batting .195 on June 7 but has hit .295 with four homers and 25 RBIs in his last 37 games. Martin is 8 for 20 during the six-game hit streak.
July 22 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Martin (knee) went 0 for 3 in his return to the Blue Jays' lineup Monday.
Analysis: Martin missed the last three games after he fell when exiting a sauna at his Toronto residence Thursday.
July 8 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Martin continued to break out of his season-long funk by going 2 for 4 on Friday.
Analysis: Martin was batting .195 on June 7 but has hit .295 with three homers and 21 RBIs in his last 24 games.
July 4 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET9:55 ET13:55 GMT21:55 6:55 AM MST8:55 AM EST9:25 AM VEN17:55 UAE8:55 AM CT-Martin was one of many Blue Jays to have a big game Sunday. He went 3 for 4 with a home run and five RBIs in a 17-1 rout of Cleveland.
Analysis: Martin had been 5 for 26 with one RBI over his previous seven games.
June 17 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET18:23 GMT2:23 11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:53 PM VEN22:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-Martin had two hits, drove in two runs and scored one in Thursday's rout of the Phillies.
Analysis: Martin's batting average was under .200 all year before his current hot streak - 8 for 22 (.364) with 10 RBIs in his last eight games - pushed that mark to a season-best .214.
June 13 8:20 AM PT9:20 AM MT10:20 AM CT11:20 AM ET11:20 ET15:20 GMT23:20 8:20 AM MST10:20 AM EST10:50 AM VEN19:20 UAE10:20 AM CT-Martin went 2 for 5 with a three-run homer in the Blue Jays' 10-9 win over the Orioles on Sunday.
Analysis: It was the first multihit game for Martin this month. Four of his five homers this season have come since May 25.
June 11 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Martin had an RBI single, two walks and a sacrifice in his four plate appearances Friday.
Analysis: Martin pushed his batting average above .200 for the first time all season. He's reached base 11 times in his last six games.
May 29 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Martin continued his resurgence by recording three hits - including a home run - and three RBIs in Saturday's comeback win over Boston.
Analysis: After generating just one extra-base hit over his first 39 games, Martin is 6 for 17 with three homers and six RBIs over his last four.
May 26 11:01 AM PT12:01 PM MT1:01 PM CT2:01 PM ET14:01 ET18:01 GMT2:01 11:01 AM MST1:01 PM EST1:31 PM VEN22:01 UAE1:01 PM CT-Martin broke out in a big way Wednesday, hitting his first two home runs of the season in a win at Yankee Stadium.
Analysis: Martin delivered a solo shot in the sixth inning and a two-run blast in his next at-bat. The veteran catcher entered the game with only one extra-base hit in 122 at-bats.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 LAD 121 415 65 117 26 4 10 65 45 57 10 5 .282 .355 .436
2007 LAD 151 540 87 158 32 3 19 87 67 89 21 9 .293 .374 .469
2008 LAD 155 553 87 155 25 0 13 69 90 83 18 6 .280 .385 .396
2009 LAD 143 505 63 126 19 0 7 53 69 80 11 6 .250 .352 .329
2010 LAD 97 331 45 82 13 0 5 26 48 61 6 2 .248 .347 .332
2011 NYY 125 417 57 99 17 0 18 65 50 81 8 2 .237 .324 .408
2012 NYY 133 422 50 89 18 0 21 53 53 95 6 1 .211 .311 .403
2013 Pit 127 438 51 99 21 0 15 55 58 108 9 5 .226 .327 .377
2014 Pit 111 379 45 110 20 0 11 67 59 78 4 4 .290 .402 .430
2015 Tor 129 441 76 106 23 2 23 77 53 106 4 5 .240 .329 .458
2016 Tor 106 353 49 88 15 0 15 59 44 113 1 1 .249 .344 .419
Career 1398 4794 675 1229 229 9 157 676 636 951 98 46 .256 .351 .406

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 LAD Total 3 12 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .385 .333
    LDS 3 12 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .333 .385 .333
2008 LAD Total 8 30 5 6 3 0 1 6 4 10 1 0 .200 .333 .400
    LDS 3 13 2 4 3 0 1 5 1 3 0 0 .308 .357 .769
    LCS 5 17 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 7 1 0 .118 .318 .118
2009 LAD Total 8 25 2 5 1 0 0 3 4 4 0 0 .200 .355 .240
    LDS 3 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 .111 .385 .111
    LCS 5 16 2 4 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .250 .333 .313
2011 NYY Total 5 17 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 .176 .333 .235
    LDS 5 17 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 .176 .333 .235
2012 NYY Total 9 31 3 5 1 0 1 1 3 5 0 0 .161 .235 .290
    LDS 5 17 2 3 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 .176 .300 .412
    LCS 4 14 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .143 .143 .143
2013 Pit Total 6 17 2 5 0 0 2 6 3 5 0 0 .294 .364 .647
    WC 1 4 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 .750 .750 2.250
    LDS 5 13 0 2 0 0 0 4 3 5 0 0 .154 .278 .154
2014 Pit Total 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    WC 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
2015 Tor Total 8 26 3 4 2 0 0 1 4 8 0 0 .154 .333 .231
    LDS 4 15 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 .200 .333 .333
    LCS 4 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 .091 .333 .091
Career 48 162 20 33 8 0 4 17 21 38 1 0 .204 .325 .327


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