Dodgers cut ties with 2 former All-Stars
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have decided not to offer contracts for next season to a pair of former All-Stars: catcher Russell Martin and reliever George Sherrill.
The team announced the moves shortly after Thursday's midnight EST deadline. Both players became free agents.
Martin appeared to be a rising star in 2007, when he batted .293 with 19 homers and 87 RBIs. He won a Gold Glove, a Silver Slugger award and made the first of two consecutive All-Star appearances.
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