Much of the hot press on Mason Martin has been about his ability to hit the ball a long way.
However, Martin has another strength he's been working on between the lines — his glove work.
“I pride myself, not just on being a really good defender, but also getting better everyday and trying to make progress every single season,” Martin said. “I’m really excited where my glove is at and keep trying to find ways to grow and get better. A lot of that comes with experience in games and just playing.”
Martin has combined the experience and hard work to reach the next level at first base. He has surpassed the level of just avoiding a liability, to good, to now standing out with his defensive work this season in Indianapolis. It truly has been a season-over-season progression for Martin.
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