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Russell Martin trade another step into Blue Jays' future

2 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - In a way, it's a simple trade. A contending team in need of catching sends two relatively unheralded prospects to a rebuilding team for a player nearing his 36th birthday.
Of course, there's far more to this deal considering all that Russell Martin accomplished in Toronto and what his departure says about the Blue Jays' path ahead.
Looking back, it's hard to imagine that the Blue Jays make consecutive ALCS appearances if they don't sign the Canadian catcher. No, he's not worth his $20 million salary anymore, and the Blue Jays publicly acknowledged as much by sending $16.4 million...
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Toronto Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to L.A. Dodgers for prospects

Toronto Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to L.A. Dodgers for prospects

2 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The Toronto Blue Jays have traded catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Martin, from Chelsea, Que., spent the last four seasons with the Blue Jays, batting .225 with 66 home runs and 211 runs batted in over that span.
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Russell Martin trade to Dodgers signals end of an era for Blue Jays

Russell Martin trade to Dodgers signals end of an era for Blue Jays

2 monthes ago   |   By FanSided

The Toronto Blue Jays traded catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, severing links to the lineup that twice went to the ALCS. On Oct. 12, 2015, in a preview of the baseball postseason, Sports Illustrated ran a cover story on the core of the Toronto Blue Jays roster. Dubbing them “The...
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