Dodgers' Martin finding his hitting stroke

Updated: May 12, 2010, 9:21 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- On his way to a career-low seven home runs last season, Dodgers catcher Russell Martin didn't hit his fourth one until Aug. 20. He hit his fourth home run of 2010 in Tuesday night's win at Arizona, turning on a pitch over the inner half of the plate.

It might have been the strongest indication yet that Martin has recaptured whatever it was he was missing in 2009.

"His hands are working so well right now," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said before Wednesday night's game ...

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