Casey Blake is the American League's Player of the Week. Blake batted .348 (8-for-23) with a 1.087…
Marte Simply A Victim Of Circumstances?
Marte, who had been acquired from the Red Sox as the key player in a multi-player trade on Jan. 27, 2006, was told point blank that he was headed to Buffalo to begin the year. He didn't take kindly to his return to the Class AAA level and his early-season performance for the Bisons reflected his disappointment. Marte didn't homer until his 118th at-bat and at this time a year ago was hitting under .250 for manager Torey Lovullo's club. When it became obvious around the All-Star break that the team had virtually no chance of making the playoffs and that a struggling Boone would not be back in 2007, the Indians finally gave Marte the chance he had been craving. He responded by hitting just .226 in 50 games with five homers and 23 RBI, certainly not the type of numbers the Indians had anticipated when trading for one of the most highly...
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