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Mariners | Leonys Martin, Adam Lind out

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:10:25 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin and 1B Adam Lind are not in the starting lineup against Houston Astros left-handed SP Dallas Keuchel Tuesday, April 26. OF Nori Aoki moves to center field, OF Franklin Gutierrez is in left field and batting fifth, and 1B Dae-ho Lee is at first base and is hitting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Keuchel hasn't flashed the Cy Young form he had last year, but he's bound to turn it around eventually. That makes Gutierrez and Lee not all that attractive Tuesday night. If you want one to help you save salary cap space, choose Guti. He hit .317 with eight home runs in 104 at-bats against lefties in 2015.

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Mariners | Leonys Martin leaves the yard

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:39:29 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin struck out in three of his four at-bats Saturday, April 16, but made the other one count as he sparked a three-run fifth inning with a solo shot in a road win over the New York Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: It has been all-or-nothing this season for Martin, who has struck out 14 times in 35 at-bats and has three multi-hit games along with six hitless efforts among the 11 contests in which he has played. He should remain on the bench or waivers in fantasy until he can show a bit more consistency.

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Mariners | Leonys Martin leading off

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 08:26:40 -0700

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin is leading off Wednesday, April 6, with OF Nori Aoki taking a seat.

Fantasy Tip: The M's take on their first right-hander of the season in Colby Lewis, and Martin is a low-end DFS flyer.

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Mariners | Leonys Martin showing plate discipline

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:13:15 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin has 15 walks in 22 games in the Dominican Republic Winter League after he had just 16 walks in 95 games for the Texas Rangers in 2015. Martin was hitting .273 with a .387 on-base percentage prior to the game Tuesday, Jan. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Martin will have to prove himself in spring training in order to earn an everyday outfield role in Seattle. If he does, an improvement in on-base percentage coupled with his speed makes him attractive buy-low option in deep mixed and AL-only leagues.

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Mariners | Leonys Martin avoids arbitration

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:10:33 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $4.15 million deal Thursday, Jan. 14.

Fantasy Tip: Martin had a very disappointing season last year and wound up out of the Texas Rangers' plans. In Seattle he'll have to earn playing time in the outfield, but if he finds regular at-bats, he could be a surprise. Look to him as a late-round flier in AL-only leagues.

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Mariners | Seattle outfield rotation still in flux

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:13:50 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Nori Aoki will play every day in the Mariners' outfield, according to general manager Jerry Dipoto. In center field, the Mariners will use a combination of OFs Franklin Gutierrez, Nelson Cruz, Leonys Martin and Seth Smith.

Fantasy Tip: In short, the Mariners are content to let this settle out on the field. It's no surprise Aoki will start and should be drafted in middle AL rounds and middle to late mixed rounds. Of the others Cruz is the most draftable.

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Mariners | Leonys Martin likely to start in CF

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:07:00 -0800

Seattle Mariners OF Leonys Martin is likely to enter next season as the starting center fielder. He played in just 95 games last year for the Texas Rangers after breaking a bone in his right hand, but he still managed to record 13 outfield assists.

Fantasy Tip: Martin had a down year for Texas, hitting only .219 (63-for-288) with five home runs and 25 RBI. He's primarily defense first, but he did manage to steal 30-plus bases in both 2013 and 2014, and he hasn't lost any speed. Target him as a late-round sleeper source of thefts in 2016 in fantasy drafts.

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Mariners | Seattle acquires Leonys Martin

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:49:57 -0800

The Seattle Mariners acquired OF Leonys Martin from the Texas Rangers in exchange for RP Tom Wilhelmsen Monday, Nov. 16, according to sources. There are expected to be other players involved in the deal.

Fantasy Tip: After combining for 67 stolen bases during the 2013 and 2014 seasons, Martin flamed out in 2015 and played just 98 games. He returned a .579 OPS and was a huge fantasy bust after showing promising the previous two years. A relocation could help his fantasy stock, and he projects as an endgame source of speed for drafts this spring.

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Mariners | Seattle wants athletic OF

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:13:33 -0800

The Seattle Mariners may be inclined to trade for the likes of New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner, St. Louis Cardinals OFs Jon Jay or Peter Bourjos, Texas Rangers OF Leonys Martin or Boston Red Sox OF Jackie Bradley Jr. rather than sign impending free-agent OFs Dexter Fowler (Cubs), Austin Jackson (Cubs) or Denard Span (Nationals).

Fantasy Tip: Gardner is likely Seattle's top trade target and is the biggest fantasy name of the bunch. A move to pitcher-friendly Safeco Field would turn many off to Gardner, but that could make him a better value pick in 2016 fantasy drafts for his speed.

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Rangers | Leonys Martin to be tendered

Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:05:16 -0800

Texas Rangers OF Leonys Martin will be tendered a contract this offseason, according to general manager Jon Daniels.

Fantasy Tip: Martin had a miserable .219-5-25 season in 2015, but he did swipe 14 bags. He could be a fringe outfield option in mixed leagues with a good spring.

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