Leonys Martin accomplished his goal of playing major league baseball in 2011 when he signed with the Rangers nike air max 90 essential hombre , but not before what court documents and the U.S. Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his family members were kept under surveillance in South Florida.
Three people have been indicted in Miami on federal charges of hostage-taking and extortion conspiracy, counts that carry potential life prison sentences if they are convicted, and Martin himself is suing his alleged kidnappers for the return of more than $1.3M he has already paid them.
Marlins Designate Saltalamacchia For Assignment - RealGM Wiretap
The Miami Marlins have designated Jarrod Saltalamacchia for assignment.
The move comes less than two years after the club signed the catcher to a three-year nike air max 90 ultra essential hombre , $21 million contract.
Miami made the move Monday after reinstating Saltalamacchia from the paternity list.
He is hitting .069 (2 for 29) with one home run in nine games.
Josh Hamilton Asks For Day Off - RealGM Wiretap
Josh Hamilton asked out of the lineup for a mental break on Sunday.
Hamilton has been stuck in a season-long slump for the Los Angeles Angels.
"Yeah, I asked [Mike Scioscia] could I have a day because I felt like I was spinning my wheels and felt like I wasn't getting anywhere," Hamilton said. "So sometimes it's good to do that and take a step back."
The outfielder is hitting just .266 with eight home runs and 35 RBIs this season.
"Josh is not the same as he was when we were looking in the other dugout in Texas nike air max 90 mujer baratas ," Scioscia said. "Right now, he's not in the batter's box with the confidence that we know he has. He's working hard to try to find it."
Ortiz Set To Come Off Disabled List Wednesday - RealGM Wiretap David Ortiz is no longer wearing a protective boot and should come off the disabled list when he is eligible Wednesday. "I'm not going to rush," the Red Sox designated hitter said. "When I'm ready nike air max 90 hombre baratas , I'm ready." Ortiz went on the DL on July 17 with what the team is calling a strained right Achilles tendon. Twins Beat Verlander For First Time In Four Years - RealGM Wiretap
The Minnesota Twins topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Friday night, beating Justin Verlander for the first time in more than four years.
It was his first loss in his past 10 decisions against the Twins. The last time they beat him was April 27, 2010.
"Pretty good for the first six innings nike air max 90 jacquard baratas , but I wasn't great in the seventh," Verlander said. "I had a couple inexcusable pitches. It wasn't that I made mistakes, but I got away from the pitches I wanted to throw."