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Fernando Trying to Stay Healthy

Everyone who follows the progress of top prospect Fernando Martinez waits with great anticipation for his natural ability to come to fruition. However, injuries have bit Fernando over the past two seasons and prevented him from playing a full, uninterrupted season. Now the priority is to just keep Fernando on the field.

With as much time as Binghamton Mets outfielder Fernando Martinez has missed over this season and last, he and the Mets are willing to travel down multiple avenues to reverse his fortunes. Martinez, a 19-year-old left-handed hitter signed out of the Dominican Republic in the 2005 and a talent the Mets considered too important to their future plans to include in their offseason trade for Johan...

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