Russell Martin

Russell Martin

C,3B - TOR
Height: 5' 10"Weight: 205 lbsAge: 35College: Chipola JC, FLBats: RThrows: RCountry: CAN

Next Game

TOR @ NYY
Fri, 4/20 7:05pm
Matchup (?) N/A
Rank H #286
Projection (?) 0.3 pts

Ownership

 
Yahoo
31%
 
ESPN
17%

Eligibility

Yahoo C,3B
ESPN C
CBS C
Russell Martin drives in three runs in win over Rangers

Russell Martin went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three RBI in Toronto's 8-5 victory over Texas on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

Martin is off to a solid start and is showing his power once again. The veteran is no longer one of the top catchers in fantasy but is still worth owning in deeper leagues.

John Aubin2 weeks ago
Russell Martin placed on 10-day disabled list

Russell Martin was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday due to a left oblique strain.

Fantasy Impact

Martin was borderline ownable in fantasy leagues hitting just .195 after the All Star break and can be dropped. Owners needing an option to replace Martin should look to Alex Avila of the Cubs who is available in many leagues.

John Aubin36 weeks ago
Russell Martin singles and scores

Russell Martin went 1-for-3 with a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Yankees.

Fantasy Impact

Martin now has at least one hit in seven of the last eight games. He's still hitting just .227, though.

Andrew Seifter36 weeks ago
Russell Martin reaches three times

Russell Martin went 1-for-3 with two walks in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the Astros.

Fantasy Impact

Martin continues to rank among the league leaders in walks, but his .226 batting average, 12 HRs, and 27 RBIs are nothing to write home about. That said, he isn't all that far off from his 2015/2016 level of production and could still easily finish in the top-12 at an exceptionally weak catcher position.

Andrew Seifter37 weeks ago
Russell Martin gets ejected on Thursday

Russell Martin was ejected for arguing balls and strikes on Thursday. He struck out in both of his at-bats.

Fantasy Impact

Martin was the third Blue Jay to get the hook in the fifth inning, after manager John Gibbons and starter Marcus Stroman. Like most Blue Jays, Martin has had a forgettable season, and he's now struck out in 13 of his last 31 at-bats.

Andrew Seifter38 weeks ago