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Martin Earns Third Spot on Catching List

Russell Martin ... 540 games in four years

If a catcher to a team winning, they will do as Joe Torre did when he used twenty-six year old Russell Martin behind the plate for the Dodgers in 149 games in 2008, earning first place on the all-time Dodger games-caught charts. He caught 139 games in 2009

In 2009, Martin started 133 games and caught in six others, giving him a total of 139, putting his name eighth on the list of games caught, a list on which he already holds the #1 and #4 slots. He also led the National League with 1,201 innings caught in 2009. Martin topped the records of all former Dodger catchers, two of whom are Hall of Famers and a third a lock to make it when he...

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