The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired catcher Russell Martin in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Friday.
The Toronto Blue Jays, who will obtain minor-league gamers from the Dodgers, will likely be consuming a good portion of Martin’s $20 million wage, league sources instructed ESPN.
Martin, a 13-year veteran, broke into the majors with the Dodgers in 2006, enjoying 5 seasons in Los Angeles earlier than becoming a member of the New York Yankees in 2011. He additionally performed two seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier than becoming a member of the Blue Jays in 2015.
He hit .194 with 10 house runs and 25 RBIs in 90 video games for Toronto final season. General, he has a .249 profession batting common with 185 house runs and 751 RBIs.
Sportsnet was the primary to report the trade.