During the noon of this Saturday (July 30), the Dodgers and the puppies they agreed on a exchange to send to rveteran right-hander Chris Martin, from Chicago to Los Angeles. The transaction was disclosed by ESPN columnist Buster Olney. For their part, those from the “Windy City” have received in return the outfielder / infielder, Zach McKinstry.
Martin, a seasoned 36-year-old pitcher, was last season’s World Series champion with the Atlanta Braves. In the current campaign he has a 4.31 ERA after 31.1 innings of pitching with the Cubswhose team has fallen behind in the NL Central, having virtually no aspirations of advancing to the playoffs.
In addition to the Cubs and Braves, Martin has worn the uniforms of the Rangers, Rockies and Yankees. He has seven years of experience in the majors and maintains a career ERA of 4.10 in just over 226 innings pitched.
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