Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.
Texas starter Jeff Beliveau threw two scoreless innings Friday before rain canceled a spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers with the Rangers leading 2-0.
The Rangers have activated first baseman Mitch Moreland from the disabled list and optioned outfielder Leonys Martin to Triple-A Round Rock.
The defending American League Champion Texas Rangers enter Spring Training with very few holes to fill in their roster.
Texas recalled Martin from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday after placing right fielder Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list.
The Frisco Roughriders are preparing for the Tulsa Drillers Saturday night on TXA 21. To better help you prepare for the game, we lobbed a few questions at Jason Cole of Lonestardugout.com, who doubles as the Roughriders’ TV color commentator. He gave us some background on the Rangers’ newest prospect: Centerfielder Leonys Martin.
Martin, who defected from Cuba last year and signed a $15.5 million, five-year contract last week, is scheduled to make his debut in the Rangers organization Thursday playing for Double-A Frisco.
The Texas Rangers have a $15.5 million, five-year deal with Cuban defector Leonys Martin.