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, team president Chris Antonetti said.“To think about the progress he’s made over the past week, it’s been nothing short of amazing,” Antonetti said. “It’s beyond a relief, especially given where things were a week ago.”The 30-year-old Martin became ill following a game on Aug. 8. Doctors determined he had a bacterial infection that entered his bloodstream and created toxins that damaged his internal organs, compromising their function.Antonetti informed the team about Martin’s condition Monday in Cincinnati. Antonetti, manager Terry Francona and several players visited the hospital after the Indians returned home http://www.whitesoxfanproshop.com/authentic-jeff-keppinger-jersey
, when Martin was sitting up in a chair and in good spirits.“If you didn’t know anything was wrong, other than the IV he had connected, you wouldn’t have known anything different,” Antonetti said. “He was able to walk up and down the hallway a little bit and every day he continues to get better. He still has progress he needs to make to get back to full health, but it’s been a really encouraging week.”Martin was acquired from Detroit on July 31 and has appeared in six games with the Indians. His wife, father and brother have joined him in Cleveland.Antonetti said Martin is eager to return to playing baseball Joe Crede Jersey
, but there is no set plan in place. Martin will undergo a series of checkups with doctors this week to monitor his recovery process.“It’s important to remember we don’t know,” Antonetti said. “We’re in uncharted waters. There’s no precedent you can look back to and say, ‘What does a return to activity look like?’ It’s very much going to continue to be day to day.”Antonetti said recently that doctors haven’t defined the specific type of bacteria or how it entered Martin’s system. The Cincinnati Reds won't have the opportunity to hire Joe Girardi as their next manager.Per The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, Girardi will keep his current job as an MLB Network analyst after withdrawing from consideration to be the Reds' skipper.Rosenthal added that David Bell, San Francisco Giants vice president of player development, is now considered the favorite to be hired as Cincinnati's manager.Bobby Nightengale and John Fayof theCincinnati Enquirerreported Wednesday that Girardi http://www.whitesoxfanproshop.com/authentic-james-shields-jersey
, Bell and Brad Ausmus were going to go through a second round of interviews with the Reds.Girardi has been working as an MLB Network analyst throughout the 2018 season. The New York Yankees decided not to renew his managerial contract after leading the team to the American League Championship Series last year.In 11 seasons as an MLB manager with the Yankees and Florida Marlins, Girardi has a 988-794 career record with one World Series title (2009) and was named the 2006 National League Manager of the Year.Bell played four seasons with the Reds from 1985-88. He has previous managerial experience with the Detroit Tigers (1996-98), Colorado Rockies (2000-02) and Kansas City Royals (2005-07). The 67-year-old has a 519-724 career record. He's been working in the Giants front office since October 2017.Ausmus managed the Tigers for four seasons from 2014-17, leading them to an American League Central title in his first year. The team opted not to extend his initial four-year contract after going 64-98 in 2017.The Reds fired Bryan Price last April after getting off to a 3-15 start. Jim Riggleman took over as interim manager and went 64-80 to finish the season.Cincinnati hasn't made the postseason since 2013 and has lost at least 94 games in each of the past four seasons.