Martin Might Need Hand Surgery

It's been a rough stretch for Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin.

Martin was demoted earlier this month to Triple-A Round Rock after an extended slump that has basically lasted the entire season. He reportedly didn't take it too well, but it's essentially a last-ditch chance to rediscover his talent in a way similar to what Rougned Odor did when he was sent down for more than a month.

Just one problem with that "last-ditch" thing, though. He's now looking at the possibility of hand surgery as he's set to see a hand specialist.

There's concern he has a broken hamate bone in his wrist, which would require surgery to fix and it's more than likely now that his season is over.

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That makes Martin's future murky given the fact he's set to his arbitration this winter with no real leg to stand on.

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