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"He's a backyard player. I'm not going to take away his strengths. He's a backyard player. That's what we love about him."
-- Hurdle on Martin and not limiting the catcher, whom Hurdle says plays with an "edge"

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View Full Game Coverage "He's a backyard player. I'm not going to take away his strengths. He's a backyard player. That's what we love about him."
-- Hurdle on Martin and not limiting the catcher, whom Hurdle says plays with an "edge"

Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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