Russell Martin hurt himself during the Toronto Blue Jays’ celebration after they beat the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Wild Card Game with a walkoff home run Tuesday night.
Blue Jays fans don’t need to worry, though. Martin’s injury — if you can even call it that — won’t prevent the veteran catcher from playing in Thursday night’s Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers.
Martin is an important player for the Blue Jays, and his playoff experience (49 career games in nine seasons) is a huge help, too.
But in the future, maybe he should tone down the celebrations just a bit. You can’t take any chances in October.
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