Chris Martin might be Braves’ most valuable reliever

Chris Martin has been an instrumental part of the Braves’ bullpen since August 2019. His importance will only increase in 2021 after the team bid farewell to three veteran relievers over the winter. Martin, 34, is in his second spring training with the Braves. He hasn’t appeared in a game yet, instead preparing behind the scenes. He pitched a simulated inning Tuesday morning on the back fields at the team’s Florida facility. “A guy like that, he’s going to be a one-inning guy, so you can just monitor things with him (throwing simulated innings),” manager Brian Snitker said. “He’s not a tough o…

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