Martin has close call, direct hits

Updated: March 22, 2010, 7:26 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Batting practice ended early for Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin on Monday when it turned into target practice.

Martin's session against live pitching ended when he was knocked down once and hit twice by minor league pitcher Tim Corcoran -- once in the back, once above his left wrist.

Martin, facing live pitching for the second time since being shut down by a right groin injury, was clearly frustrated when he left the field, shouting an obscenity as ...

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