Out from behind his mask and home plate, Victor Martinez doesn't look out of place. In his first start of spring training at first base, Cleveland's regular catcher made three strong defensive plays in the field and hit one of four home runs by the Indians in an 8-1 split-squad win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. Martinez, who is expected to catch as many as 125 games this season, will be used periodically at first - a position he switched to last year for the first time and where he made 19 starts. "I felt good out there," Martinez said. "I've been doing extra work at first. I signed with the Indians as a shortstop, so I'm always taking ground balls during the season."
We are a fantasy baseball league whose draft is scheduled for April 23. That's a little late, even for us. But given the spate of players going on the DL...
Sunday, March 25, 2007
- Good News for the BCL
- The Old Ways Were the Good Ways
- Black Hole of Time Wasting Ahead
- Pressman Thunders from the Right Coast
- BCL: Working for You Today for a Better Draft Tomo...
- This is Not a Problem
- Die, Motherfucker, Die
- The Old Mailbag
- Maury Wills' boyhood heroes
- Vorp Power
- The Piazza Question
- Leave Him for Me
- Hey, I Read the Papers, Too
- Team Depth Charts
- Is Left Field Left Out?
- Also, Time to Think about the Last Pitcher Taken
- Kotsay Got Bad Back *But We Don't Care*
- A Good Place to Start Research
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