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Russell Martin News & Advice

news | Jul 21st, 3:46pm
There's no question a catcher can change the momentum of an inning when he throws out a would-be base stealer, and Russell Martin is one of the best in the business when it comes to that particular skill. In fact, in a little more than a season and a half as a Pittsburgh Pirate, he's gunned down more than 40 runners attempting to steal (44 through July 19) to lead the Majors in that department.