MLB playoffs 2019: One reason Dodgers, Braves, Cardinals could win World Series Martin suffered an oblique injury and will undergo an MRI on Friday. He told WSB-TV he will be out for the remainder of the NLDS. Related News Chris Martin was acquired to strengthen the Braves’ bullpen for the stretch run and the playoffs, but he left his first postseason appearance before throwing a pitch in Game 1 on Thursday.Martin came into the game in the top of the eighth with the Braves leading the Cardinals 3-1, threw his warmup pitches and then called the trainer out to see him. The trainer talked with Martin and manager Brian Snitker and then Martin immediately left the game. Braves pitcher Chris Martin tells me he’s getting an MRI tomorrow on oblique strain and he’s out for reminder of NLDS— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) October 4, 2019Luke Jackson came in to replace Martin. He allowed a home run to Paul Goldschmidt on his first batter faced to cut the lead to 3-2.Martin posted a 4.08 ERA in 17 2/3 innings with the Braves after coming over in a trade with the Rangers at the deadline.