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Martinez: 'I'm just glad teams want me'

Updated: August 5, 2000, 1:12 AM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Dave Martinez was traded from Texas to Toronto on Friday night, tying a major-league record by joining his fourth team this season.

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The 35-year-old was acquired by Texas from the Chicago Cubs on June 9. He started the season with Tampa Bay. The Blue Jays acquired the outfielder for a player to be named later.

"It's part of the game. It happens," Martinez said. "I'm just glad teams want me."

The last player to play for four teams was Dave Kingman, ...

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