Russell Martin Rumors: Thursday

We learned yesterday that free agent catcher Russell Martin has multiple offers in hand.  The latest:

  • Martin is weighing offers from the Yankees, Red Sox, Blue Jays and a mystery team, according to Marc Carig of the Star Ledger (on Twitter). The mystery team has proposed a multiyear deal.
  • Matt Colleran, Martin's agent, told Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald that he has multiple offers and that the Red Sox view Martin strictly as a catcher (Twitter link).
  • The Red Sox are considered the frontrunner for Martin, reports's Buster Olney (on Twitter).
  • Boston has an offer out to Martin, according to Gordon Edes of (Twitter link). The Yankees and Blue Jays are still involved.
  • The Yankees and Red Sox are going very hard after Martin, tweets Yahoo's Tim Brown.

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