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Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Russell Martin on his third-inning slide
By Andrew Marchand
When the game was still a game,
two-run double in the third, Martin nearly caught up to
When he reached home, a relay nearly got him. But Martin slid feet-first around the plate and before a tag and then used his left hand to sneak in.
"It is kind of what I do when it is a bang-bang play," Martin said. "
kind of gave me the back of plate. I kind of slid sideways and just wiped the plate with my hand."