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MLB: New York Yankees Signing of Russell Martin Paying off Early in Season

games into the 2011 season, former Los Angeles Dodgers' catcher Russell Martin may be the best signing in the American League.

The New York Yankees picked up Martin, despite rumors circulating that they were about to call up one of their prized prospects, catcher Jesus Montero from the minors.

Instead, Martin won the job in spring training and so far, his signing along with his bat have allowed the Yankees to play around with their lineup, moving Jorge Posada to the DH spot full time.

The result? Martin is .321 with three home runs and eight RBI and most of this while hitting near the bottom of the lineup.

In the long run, Martin may ease the pressure off the Yankees to call up Montero from the minors or allow them, ...

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