Cards hopeful Carlos Martinez learns

Updated: February 26, 2014, 3:58 PM ET
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez was taught a valuable lesson just two weeks into spring training: Watch your step on social media.

Martinez, a 22-year-old right-hander who is vying for a spot in the team's rotation, found himself in the middle of a Twitter firestorm this week after pornographic photos and links on his "favorites" page were discovered throughout his account.

While maintaining that his account was hacked, Martinez acknowledged the situation ...

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