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Russell Martin eyes Sunday return

Updated: June 12, 2011, 8:18 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo and Ian Begley | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin participated in batting drills, threw long-toss with right-hander A.J. Burnett and hopes to play on Sunday afternoon when the Yankees finish up their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians.

Martin, who has been out since Wednesday with a stiff back, missed his fourth consecutive game on Saturday afternoon. The Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-0 and have now won two in a row following a three-game sweep at the hands of their ...

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