|Nov. 17 6:31 PM PT7:31 PM MT8:31 PM CT9:31 PM ET21:31 ET2:31 GMT10:31 7:31 PM MST9:31 PM EST10:01 PM VEN6:31 UAE (+1)8:31 PM CT-Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays have finalized an $82 million, five-year contract. He gets $7 million next year, $15 million in 2016 and $20 million in each of the final three seasons.
Analysis: A three-time All-Star, Martin hit .290 with 11 home runs and 67 RBIs last season, while also helping the Pirates to a second straight playoff berth.
|Sep. 27 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Martin appeared to re-injure his hamstring in Friday's game. He left in the seventh inning.
Analysis: He seemed to be grimacing during a seven-inning walk before leaving the contest. He's probably out until the playoffs as a precaution.
|Sep. 22 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Martin provided all the offense with an RBI single in the seventh inning in Sunday's 1-0 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Martin is batting .356 with three homers, four doubles and 15 RBIs during a 12-game hitting streak.
|Sep. 20 11:38 AM PT12:38 PM MT1:38 PM CT2:38 PM ET14:38 ET18:38 GMT2:38 11:38 AM MST1:38 PM EST2:08 PM VEN22:38 UAE1:38 PM CT-Martin hit a three-run homer off Jonathan Broxton in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates inched closer to a playoff berth with a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.
Analysis: Martin, batting .296 with 11 home runs this season, is 14 for 39 (.359) with three homers and 14 RBIs during a 10-game hit streak.
|Sep. 14 6:45 PM PT7:45 PM MT8:45 PM CT9:45 PM ET21:45 ET1:45 GMT9:45 6:45 PM MST8:45 PM EST9:15 PM VEN5:45 UAE (+1)8:45 PM CT-Martin went 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs.
Analysis: Martin is on a bit of a roll, going 10 for 24 with nine RBIs in his last six games.
|July 24 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Martin was 2 for 3 and drove in a run in Wednesday's 6-1 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Martin is batting .333 over his last 18 games and has 12 RBIs in his last 14.
|July 11 2:23 PM PT3:23 PM MT4:23 PM CT5:23 PM ET17:23 ET21:23 GMT5:23 2:23 PM MST4:23 PM EST4:53 PM VEN1:23 UAE (+1)4:23 PM CT-Martin went 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs in Thursday's 9-1 win at St. Louis.
Analysis: Martin is batting .288 with seven homers and 16 RBIs in 21 games against the Cardinals since the start of last year.
|June 7 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Martin broke out of his slump with three hits and four RBIs in a 15-5 win over Milwaukee on Friday.
Analysis: Martin had been 4 for 25 with two RBIs over his previous eight games.
|May 22 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST3:48 PM VEN0:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated struggling left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez for assignment and activated Martin from the disabled list.
Analysis: Martin hasn't played since straining his left hamstring against St. Louis on April 25. He will have to serve a one-game suspension for his role in a brawl against the Milwaukee Brewers last month.
|Apr. 26 11:48 AM PT12:48 PM MT1:48 PM CT2:48 PM ET14:48 ET18:48 GMT2:48 11:48 AM MST1:48 PM EST2:18 PM VEN22:48 UAE1:48 PM CT-The Pittsburgh Pirates placed Martin on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and were successful in a second attempt at putting closer Jason Grilli on the DL with a left oblique strain.
Analysis: Martin was injured in the sixth inning of Friday's 1-0 loss to the Cardinals. He complained about hip pain and was sent back to Pittsburgh for an MRI exam Saturday to see if the two ailments are connected.
|Apr. 22 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers, including Martin.
Analysis: Martin will be banned one game for the Bucs, but he will appeal.
|Apr. 10 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Martin and Pedro Alvarez each homered twice Wednesday but the Pittsburgh Pirates fell 7-5 at the Chicago Cubs.
Analysis: It was the first two homers of the season for Martin, who is batting .292 and has six RBIs during a four-game streak.