• Sources: Pirates outbid Yankees to add Martin

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Dec 1, 2012
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Martin finalizes 2-year deal with Pirates

      PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Russell Martin is going from a franchise that has won a record 27 World Series titles to a franchise that has endured a record 20 consecutive losing seasons.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Martin signs two-year, $17M deal with Pirates

      Russell Martin is going from a franchise that has won a record 27 World Series titles to a franchise that has endured a record 20 consecutive losing seasons.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Source: Martin leaves Yanks for Pirates

      PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The New York Yankees were in no hurry to re-sign catcher Russell Martin. The Pittsburgh Pirates swept in when they had the chance.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Pirates reel in quite the catch with Martin

      Acting quickly to shore up their biggest hole, the Pirates on Thursday reached agreement with catcher Russell Martin on a two-year, $17 million contract. The agreement is pending a physical of the 29-year-old veteran before it can become official.
      Source: MLB.com
  • With Martin gone, Yanks evaluate alternatives

    Brian Cashman said that he was "sorry" to learn that Russell Martin has decided to depart for the Pirates, but the Yankees' general manager acknowledged that the club never made the catcher a contract offer after the season.
    Source: MLB.com

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