Martin will take a seat for Wednesday's tilt against Atlanta. Martin will get his third day off in eight games as the Blue Jays attempt to keep their 35-year-old catcher well rested. Luke Maile is slated to handle the catching duties and bat eighth in his stead.
Martin is not in the lineup against the Yankees on Saturday, Lindsey Adler of The Athletic reports. Martin will take a seat for Saturday's matinee following three straight starts behind the plate. In his absence, Luke Maile will catch J.A. Happ.
Martin went 3-for-3 with a walk in Wednesday's loss to the Mets. All three hits were singles, and with the walk the backstop reached base a season-high four times. Even after the three-hit day, Martin is slashing just .178/.333/.297 with only one home run since May 10.
Martin is out of the lineup against Detroit on Monday. Luke Maile will catch Ryan Borucki and bat out of the eight hole while Martin takes a seat on the bench. Over his past 12 games, Martin is hitting just .135 with a .482 OPS.
Martin is out of Saturday's lineup against the Tigers, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports. In 48 June at-bats, Martin has a .188/.400/.250 slash line with one home run. Luke Maile is starting behind the dish and hitting seventh.
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