Questions about Leonys Martin's swing
July, 21, 2011
By Keith Law | ESPN Insider
ROUND ROCK, Texas -- The Rangers raised a lot of eyebrows in the industry this spring when they gave free agent Cuban outfielder Leonys Martin $15 million, a number that either puts him on par with No. 1 overall draft picks or just shows you once again how badly the draft shafts premium American amateur players. Martin, who is hitting .333/.405/.364 in 41 at-bats since being promoted to Triple-A Round Rock, has three above-average tools but there are legitimate questions about the bat.