Yankees pick up RHP Martin from Rockies

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees have acquired pitcher
Chris Martin from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash considerations.

Martin made his big league debut last season and appeared in 16 games for the
Rockies. He had no record with a 6.89 ERA in 15 2/3 innings.

The 28-year-old right-hander struck out 14 and walked only four. He has a 3.25
ERA with 230 strikeouts in 249 minor league innings.

New York also designated pitcher Gonzalez Germen for assignment. The Yankees
had acquired Germen from the Mets for cash in December.