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Shairon Martis | Relief Pitcher

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 226
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Shairon Martis has signed with the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in Taiwan.
Martis had two minor league offers from MLB teams, but opted to go play overseas. The 26-year-old right-hander spent most of last season at Triple-A with the Twins, posting a 4.26 ERA with 65 strikeouts over 80 1/3 innings. Feb 26 - 8:34 AM

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Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com reports that Shairon Martis has two minor league offers in hand and is also in discussions with teams overseas.

Cotillo expects Martis to make a decision by the end of the week. The 26-year-old right-hander spent most of last season at Triple-A with the Twins, posting a 4.26 ERA with 65 strikeouts over 80 1/3 innings.
Feb 18 - 7:14 PM

Twins sent RHP Shairon Martis outright to Triple-A Rochester.

After a few years in the minors Martis resurfaced with the Twins this season, sporting a 5.59 ERA over 9 2/3 innings with the club. Still just 26, Martis will serve as organizational depth.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 07:01:00 PM

Twins recalled RHP Shairon Martis from Triple-A Rochester.

The 26-year-old hasn't appeared in the big leagues since he was a member of the Nationals during the 2009 season. Working out of the bullpen for Triple-A Rochester, Martis compiled a 4.26 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 65/31 K/BB ratio in 80 1/3 innings. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013 05:15:00 PM

Twins re-signed RHP Shairon Martis.

He'll get a spring training invite. Martis was picked up by the Twins from the Pirates in June and is coming off a bad year that saw him put up a 5.17 ERA over 139 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. He's merely organizational depth.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 06:55:00 PM

Twins acquired RHP Shairon Martis from the Pirates.

The two teams haven't decided what the Pirates will get in return. Martis hasn't appeared in the majors since 2009 as a member of the Nationals and had a 4.96 ERA and 37/23 K/BB ratio over 61 2/3 innings this season between the Pirates' Double- and Triple-A affiliates. He will serve as organizational depth.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 12:50:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Shairon Martis to a minor league contract.

Martis hasn't appeared on a major league mound since the 2009 season, when he posted a 5.25 ERA in 85 2/3 innings for the Nationals. The 24-year-old righty will have trouble breaking that streak with the Pirates.
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 11:46:00 AM

Nationals sent RHP Shairon Martis outright to Triple-A Syracuse.

Martis was designated for assignment by the Nationals last week. He successfully cleared waivers and will be a non-roster invitee during spring training. The 23-year-old right-hander spent the entire 2010 season with Triple-A Syracuse, posting a 4.09 ERA over 27 starts.
Wed, Feb 2, 2011 03:08:00 PM

Nationals designated RHP Shairon Martis for assignment.

Martis had a nice run in the Nats' rotation early in 2009, but he eventually fell apart and spent all of 2010 in the minor leagues. He's only 23 years old, so he should draw some interest on the waiver wire.
Mon, Jan 24, 2011 01:31:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Shairon Martis to Triple-A Syracuse; reassigned Chris Duncan and Pete Orr to minor league camp.

Martis allowed eight runs in 5 1/3 innings this spring (13.50 ERA). He opened 2009 in the starting rotation, but will start this season at Triple-A.
Mon, Mar 22, 2010 08:50:00 AM

Shairon Martis was lit up for six runs in 1 1/3 innings by the Astros on Thursday.

Martis opened last year as the Nationals' fourth starter and won his first five decisions. However, he did nothing over the final four months and he entered this spring as a long shot to claim a roster spot. The soon-to-be 23-year-old will probably be a part of the Triple-A rotation.
Thu, Mar 4, 2010 04:51:00 PM

Shairon Martis will not be promoted from Triple-A Syracuse because he has reached his innings limit.

Martis hit 160 combined innings and was shut down. He was 5-3 with a 5.25 ERA for the Nationals earlier this season. General manager Mike Rizzo said Martis will get an opportunity to compete for a spot in the rotation next year.
Source: MLB.com
Wed, Sep 9, 2009 08:15:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Shairon Martis to Triple-A Syracuse.

Martis started the season incredibly strong and is actually leading all Nationals starters in wins, but the club needed room for Scott Olsen. Martis will leave behind a 5-3 record and a 5.25 ERA.
Mon, Jun 29, 2009 08:45:00 AM

The Nationals revealed after Sunday's game that they're demoting Shairon Martis to Triple-A.

They had previously announced that Craig Stammen would be bounced from the rotation to make room for the returning Scott Olsen, but now he'll avoid a trip to the pen and start Tuesday. Martis goes down despite being the Nationals' leading winner this season. He was 5-3 with a 5.25 ERA.
Sun, Jun 28, 2009 07:45:00 PM

Shairon Martis was hit hard for six runs in five innings of a loss to the Blue Jays on Sunday.

Martis walked two, hit a batter, and gave up eight hits, including a solo homer. The right-hander had given up a total of four earned runs between his last three starts. Martis does have talent and the potential to be a mid-rotation starter, but inconsistency figures to be part of the package right now. He's not recommended in Baltimore against the Orioles next time out.
Sun, Jun 21, 2009 04:56:00 PM

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