Aviator's Martinez Moves Up

By Lauren Screeden | lscreeden@wtvo.com

Published 06/22 2014 10:58PM

Updated 06/22 2014 11:05PM

Rockford- One of the Rockford Aviator's sluggers is moving up. Jose Martinez's contract was purchased by the Atlanta Braves Organization Sunday. Martinez led the Aviators in batting average, stolen bases and slugging percentage this season. In 28 games this season, Martinez had 35 hits and scored 17 runs. He also had fourteen RBIs. Martinez will be assigned to the Braves' High-A affiliate, the Lynchburg Hillcats.

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