Russell Martin is hot in the month of August. In seven games this month, he is batting .308 with a .400 on-base percentage. The late push has closed his batting average within a whisper of the Mendoza Line for one of the few times all season. His eight hits in seven games is only one less than he had the entire month of April and three less than his entire month of July. His offensive numbers are almost silly this season. But perhaps he could be finally peaking and late in the season is not that bad of a time to do so.
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