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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||420.00||15.00||.262||58.00||50.00||2.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Cleveland||11||4||1|| .462|| .818|| .364|
|vs Archer (Career)||3||1||0|| .333||.333||.333|
|vs RHP||60||12||4|| .329|| .450|| .200|
|Last 10 Games|
Russell Martin breaks mold in helping Blue Jays win
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(5/2/15) Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin had exactly one hit in seven of his last eight starts heading into Saturday. He swung the bat against the Indians like he wasn't satisfied.
Martin altered the momentum of the game by tying it with a solo home run leading off the fourth. He singled in the sixth and doubled and scored in the ninth in sweetening his slash line to .214/.364/.457. His average and slugging percentage have both reached a season-high.
The performance marked only his second multi-hit game of the year.
Jeff Francis, Russell Martin become Blue Jays' first Canadian battery
|by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer|
|(4/19/15) When Jeff Francis entered Sunday's game in the fifth inning and pitched to catcher Russell Martin, it marked the first time in Blue Jays' history that the franchise featured a Canadian battery, reports the Toronto Sun.
Francis, who hails from Vancouver, British Columbia, was called up by the Blue Jays from Triple-A before Sunday's game.
Martin is from East York, Ontario.
Blue Jays C Russell Martin breaks through with multi-homer game
|by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer|
|(4/18/15) Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin hit his first two homers of the season on Friday, snapping an 0 for 33 slump in the process.|
"It's definitely encouraging but it's not really satisfying when you don't end up winning the game," Martin said.
The homers were just Martin's second and third hits of the season, boosting his average from .042 to .111.
Blue Jays' Gibbons pins Martin's struggles on changing teams
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(4/15/15) Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin went 0 for 4 Tuesday against the Rays, extending his hitless streak to 21 at-bats. Martin compounded his problems with a costly throwing error in the eighth inning, which allowed Steven Souza to advance to third on a stolen-base attempt and eventually score the winning run.
"They bother me, probably, equally," Martin said of his slump and throwing error, per MLB.com. "I like to win baseball games ... any time you don't help the team win, it's not a good feeling. But it's over with. I'm not going to be down on myself. I'm trying my best out there."
Martin hasn't gotten a hit since Opening Day. He is batting .043 with eight strikeouts. While he is struggling, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons isn't surprised as Martin is getting acclimated to a new team.
"It's pretty common in this game ... if you get traded, or you're a free agent," Gibbons said. "These guys are human. Naturally, these guys want to get out to a good start. You're in a new place, things like that."
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/3/15||@ CLE||1:10 pm||Trevor Bauer|
|5/4/15||NYY||7:07 pm||Chase Whitley|
|5/5/15||NYY||7:07 pm||Michael Pineda|
|5/6/15||NYY||7:07 pm||CC Sabathia|
|5/8/15||BOS||7:07 pm||Wade Miley|
|5/9/15||BOS||1:07 pm||Joe Kelly|
|5/10/15||BOS||1:07 pm||Clay Buchholz|