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Yankees hopeful Martin will return tomorrow

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on May 30, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

About three weeks ago, a batted ball hit Russell Martin in the left foot during batting practice. It bothered him for a while, got better, and Saturday night he fouled a ball off the exact same spot, right on the big toe.

It bothered him yesterday, and it was still bothering him after stretch this afternoon. Joe Girardi decided to give Martin another day off, but the Yankees believe they could have their regular catcher back in the lineup tomorrow.

“My hope is he’s available,” Girardi said.

 
 

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