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Carlos Martinez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/26/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Marlins optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Triple-A New Orleans.
Martinez only saw two games of action in the 10 days he was on the active roster. Clearly the Marlins aren't ready to trust him. Sun, May 17, 2009 12:22:00 PM

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Marlins recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Triple-A New Orleans.

Martinez posted a 4.09 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 11 innings for New Orleans. He'll work in middle relief and should be given a fair chance to stick around, even when Andrew Miller returns.
Wed, May 6, 2009 11:57:00 PM

The Marlins will reportedly call up Carlos Martinez following Wednesday's game with the Braves.

Nothing has been made official yet, but it appears that he'll take the roster spot of Graham Taylor, who's slated to start Wednesday night's game. Martinez has a 4.09 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 11 innings for Triple-A New Orleans.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Wed, May 6, 2009 04:02:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Triple-A New Orleans; reassigned RHP Brian Sanches to minor league camp.

Martinez has spent a total of six days in the Marlins pen since undergoing Tommy John surgery in June 2006, but he's still hanging around the 40-man roster. He posted a 4.09 ERA in 11 innings this spring.
Sat, Apr 4, 2009 02:05:00 PM

Carlos Martinez has resolved his visa issues and is finally allowed to report to Marlins camp.

Martinez has missed way too much time, and his chances of making the team are now pretty slim. If he gets in shape quickly, and is totally healthy, its possible the Marlins bring him up sometime early in the season to help in the bullpen.
Sat, Mar 8, 2008 08:55:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Martinez didn't look good in his two games since returning to the Marlins, but he'll be worthy of a longer look at some point.
Wed, Aug 8, 2007 11:14:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Double-A Carolina.

He moves into the bullpen in place of Renyel Pinto, who went on the disabled list with a shoulder injury. With a good showing, Martinez could stick around for the stretch run.
Fri, Aug 3, 2007 06:11:00 PM

Marlins activated RHP Carlos Martinez from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Double-A Carolina.

Martinez should have been allowed to collect a major league salary for at least a week or two longer as he continued his rehab from Tommy John surgery, but the Marlins will save their pennies whenever they get the chance. Expect Martinez to be a factor in the bullpen in the second half of the year.
Wed, Jun 13, 2007 06:21:00 PM

Carlos Martinez (elbow) pitched a perfect inning Thursday in his first appearance since moving up to Double-A Carolina.

Martinez opened his rehab assignment by allowing one run in two innings for Single-A Jupiter. He could join Florida's bullpen later this month.
Fri, Jun 8, 2007 03:09:00 PM

Carlos Martinez pitched a perfect inning Saturday in his first rehab appearance for Single-A Jupiter.

Martinez, coming back from Tommy John surgery, might rejoin the Marlins in two or three weeks, depending on how he performs. The club could decide to option him to Triple-A if it doesn't believe he'll be able to help right away.
Sun, Jun 3, 2007 02:33:00 PM

Carlos Martinez (Tommy John surgery) will throw an inning during an extended spring training game on Tuesday.

The best case scenario would have Martinez returning to the Marlins in mid-June.
Tue, May 29, 2007 09:49:00 AM

Marlins placed RHP Carlos Martinez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 23, following Tommy John surgery.

Martinez isn't being counted on to pitch this year after undergoing surgery last July.
Fri, Mar 30, 2007 11:19:00 PM

Marlins transferred RHP Carlos Martinez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list

The move opens up a spot for Paul Hoover on the 40-man roster. Martinez underwent Tommy John surgery last month.
Thu, Aug 3, 2006 04:37:00 PM

Carlos Martinez had ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow on Thursday.

Martinez, who will need about a year to recover from the procedure, is still young and should be able to make a comeback. He has tons of talent and is someone who could help the Marlins' bullpen late next season.
Fri, Jul 7, 2006 09:17:00 AM

Marlins' manager Joe Girardi doesn't expect Carlos Martinez to pitch in the majors again this season.

Martinez will visit with orthopedic surgeon James Andrews next week. Surgery on the injured elbow could be an option.
Mon, Jun 26, 2006 10:11:00 AM

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2Jeff Mathis
1B1Garrett Jones
2Greg Dobbs
2B1Rafael Furcal
2Derek Dietrich
3Jeff Baker
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
3B1Casey McGehee
2Ed Lucas
LF1Christian Yelich
2Reed Johnson
CF1Marcell Ozuna
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
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PosRoleName
S1Jose Fernandez
2Nathan Eovaldi
3Jacob Turner
4Henderson Alvarez
5Tom Koehler
6Kevin Slowey
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PosRoleName
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2Mike Dunn
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4Dan Jennings
5Carlos Marmol
6Brad Hand
7Arquimedes Caminero