Dodgers await results of Russell Martin MRI

Soreness in his lower right abdomen drove Dodger catcher Russell Martin to an MRI exam today. As Tony Jackson of ESPNLosAngeles.com reports (emphasis mine):

Martin was scheduled to be examined by Dodgers team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache, but no results were expected until late Saturday night or early Sunday morning.

Dodgers manager Joe Torre said Martin, a former All-Star, had felt pain in his stomach for a few days but didn’t tell club officials until Saturday because he didn’t think it was anything to worry about.

“Evidently, it couldn’t have been too bad the first few days,” Torre said. “He just felt it was part of the normal spring training discomfort.” …

Jackson, by the way, also has a story on Make-a-Wish Dodger Chris Ramirez.

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