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Pirates | Russell Martin not sure if he can play Sunday

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said C Russell Martin (shoulder) will play catcher in the team's spring training game Sunday, March 3, but Martin is not sure he is ready to play catcher yet and will talk with Hurdle about the situation. "I haven't thrown yet. I don't think he's going to throw me in. I think he's going to give me a couple of days. I'll talk to him about it. We'll make sure we communicate. I haven't thrown yet, but we'll communicate and we'll talk to him about that. I know my swing felt fine. As far as throwing, I took another day because it's still early March. I don't feel like I need to rush anything," Martin said.

2013-03-02 17:40:13 | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Dejan Kovacevic

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