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Leonys Martin | Outfielder | #12

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2011 / UDFA / TEX
Contract: view contract details

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Leonys Martin laced three singles in five chances and scored a run on Saturday.
Martin is having the best season of his career after being terrible last year. He has traded some speed for more power this year. His 11 home runs are already a career high despite moving from a hitters' park in Texas to a pitchers' park in Seattle. He is hitting .257/.324/.450 with 26 runs, 26 RBI and nine steals. Jun 26 - 2:06 AM

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Leonys Martin (hamstring) returned to the Mariners starting lineup on Friday, going 0-for-4 in a loss to the Red Sox.

It's encouraging to see him back in the lineup against a left-handed pitcher, given his overall struggles against southpaws, which must mean that his hamstring is feeling better. The dynamic outfielder has 10 homers and nine stolen bases in 50 games on the season.
Jun 18 - 9:05 AM

Leonys Martin is out of the Mariners' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Rays.

Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times says Martin looked like he was bothered by his left hamstring on Wednesday night. He just missed 15 days between late May and early June with a mild left hamstring strain. Shawn O'Malley is starting in center field and batting ninth Thursday versus Rays left-hander Blake Snell.
Jun 16 - 11:16 AM

Leonys Martin connected on his 10th home run of the season in a losing effort against the Rangers on Sunday.

Martin's fifth inning solo blast came off of tough opposing southpaw Cole Hamels. He has already eclipsed his career high in home runs and is starting to realize the potential that we have all heard about for years. Martin finished the afternoon 1-for-4 and is now slashing .242/.316/.459 with 10 homers, 21 RBI and eight stolen bases on the season.
Jun 12 - 7:25 PM

Mariners activated OF Leonys Martin from the 15-day disabled list.

Martin missed the minimum amount of time with his mild hamstring strain and should jump right back into the starting lineup. He was hitting .262 with nine homers and eight steals prior to the injury.
Jun 10 - 6:39 PM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) will not appear in Thursday's rehab game for Triple-A Tacoma because of soggy field conditions.

The Mariners don't want Martin to risk getting hurt on a sloppy field. The team is still planning to activate him on Friday. Martin was placed on the disabled list with a strained hamstring last month but only needed a couple weeks to recover. He'll return to a .262 average with nine homers and 20 RBI.
Jun 9 - 7:00 PM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) will head to Triple-A Tacoma to begin a rehab assignment on Thursday.

Begin and end. Martin's rehab assignment is expected to last for just one game before he rejoins the Mariners on Friday. He took part in a simulated game on Wednesday and reported no issues. A strained left hamstring suffered on a stolen base attempt forced him to the disabled list on May 27.
Jun 8 - 9:34 PM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) is on track to be activated from the disabled list Friday.

Martin will participate in a simulated game Wednesday before playing in a real minor league rehab game on Thursday. If that all goes well, look for him to rejoin the Mariners' starting lineup Friday night against the Rangers. Martin has been on the disabled list since May 27 with a strained left hamstring.
Jun 7 - 6:44 PM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) ran the bases Monday.

Assuming the Mariners are happy with what they see, Martin could be cleared for a brief minor league rehab assignment. He's eligible to return from the disabled list on Friday, which appears to be within reach.
Jun 6 - 5:52 PM

Leonys Martin is tentatively scheduled to test out his left hamstring with some running on Friday.

Martin has already taken batting practice with no issues and said the hamstring is feeling "much better." He's eligible for activation from the disabled list on June 10 and could be ready at that time if he continues to progress. Martin has batted .262/.339/.483 with nine homers and eight steals for the Mariners this season.
Jun 3 - 10:27 AM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) took batting practice Wednesday.

The next step for Martin will be running, and he should be ready to take a crack at that this weekend. The 28-year-old outfielder initially injured his left hamstring on May 25. If all goes well in his recovery, he could be activated from the disabled list when he is first eligible to return on June 10.
Jun 1 - 8:12 PM

Leonys Martin (hamstring) took batting practice Tuesday.

Martin landed on the disabled list last week with a strained left hamstring, but he's making quick progress. He should be ready to return when he's first eligible on June 10.
May 31 - 2:07 PM

Mariners expect Leonys Martin (hamstring) to return from the disabled list after the 15-day minimum.

Manager Scott Servais said on Saturday that Martin's hamstring injury should only keep him out 7-10 days. That should enable him to return fully healthy at the 15-day mark. The 28-year-old outfielder is hitting .262/.339/.483 with nine homers and eight stolen bases, taking the road-less-traveled of improving offensively after moving to a more pitcher-friendly ballpark.
May 28 - 7:16 PM

Mariners placed OF Leonys Martin on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

Rather than rush the hot-hitting outfielder back, they'll give him the proper time to heal his injury. Stefan Romero has been recalled from Triple-A to take his place on the M's roster.
May 27 - 8:44 PM

Leonys Martin said that his hamstring was feeling much better on Friday and he remains optimistic that he'll avoid a trip to the disabled list.

He's still expected to miss the next 3-4 games, so fantasy owners should plan to be without him for the remainder of the weekend. He's scheduled to take some swings on Friday, and if all goes well he should return to the lineup early next week.
May 27 - 6:42 PM

Depth Charts

C1Chris Iannetta
2Steve Clevenger
3Jesus Sucre
1B1Adam Lind
2Dae-Ho Lee
2B1Robinson Cano
SS1Ketel Marte
3B1Kyle Seager
LF1Franklin Gutierrez
CF1Leonys Martin
2Shawn O'Malley
RF1Seth Smith
DH1Nelson Cruz
Starting Pitcher
S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3Taijuan Walker
4Wade Miley
5Nate Karns
6James Paxton
7Wade LeBlanc
Relief Pitcher
R1Steve Cishek
2Joaquin Benoit
3Charlie Furbush
4Mike Montgomery
5Edwin Diaz
6Tony Zych
7Nick Vincent
8Evan Scribner
9Ryan Cook
10David Rollins
11Vidal Nuno
12Donn Roach