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Jefry Marte | First Baseman

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Jefry Marte went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBI as the Tigers edged the Mariners 5-4 on Wednesday.
The homer, a solo shot in the fourth inning, was the first of Marte's young career. He also had an RBI double and scored a run earlier in the contest. The start at first base was Marte's first since being promoted on July 4 but it likely won't be his last with Miguel Cabrera sidelined. He has decent pop and is an AL-only consideration while Miggy is out. Jul 8 - 7:29 PM

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Tigers purchased the contract of INF Jefry Marte from Triple-A Toledo.

The 24-year-old has played primarily at third base for the Mud Hens this season, though he has appeared in a few contests at first base in the past few seasons. It's unclear exactly how he'll be utilized, but there's a good chance his bat is in the lineup most nights while Miguel Cabrera is sidelined. Marte was slashing .271/.337/.497 with 13 homers and 55 RBI in 77 games at Triple-A.
Jul 4 - 9:35 AM

Tigers prospect Jefry Marte leads the International League with 11 RBI through his first six games.

Six of those ribbies came in Toldeo's season-opening win over Louisville on Thursday. Marte hits cleanup for the Mud Hens, which should lead to plenty of RBI opportunities. The 23-year-old is knocking on the door to the big leagues, though he may not get a chance unless Nick Castellanos gets hurt.
Apr 15 - 4:46 PM

Tigers signed INF Jefry Marte to a minor league contract.

The 23-year-old spent the 2014 season in the A's organization where he slashed .259/.333/.375 with 10 homers and 53 RBI over 107 contests at Double-A Midland while playing primarily at third base. He'll provide much needed depth in the Tigers minor league system.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 12:31:00 PM

Athletics acquired INF Jefry Marte from the Mets for OF Collin Cowgill.

Marte, 21, hit .251/.322/.366 in 513 plate appearances at the Double-A level last season. He's mostly just a flier to get Cowgill off their 40-man roster. Baseball America did not include him among the Mets' Top 30 prospects.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 01:05:00 PM

Mets third base prospect Jefry Marte suffered a broken left wrist while playing in the Arizona Fall League.

The injury will require surgery, but it is not expected to impact his availability for spring training. Marte, 20, batted .248/.313/.346 with seven homers, 55 RBI, 14 stolen bases and a .659 OPS over 537 plate appearances this season with High-A St. Lucie.
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 09:46:00 AM

Depth Charts

C1Alex Avila
2James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
RF1J.D. Martinez
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
S1David Price
2Justin Verlander
3Anibal Sanchez
4Alfredo Simon
5Kyle Lobstein
6Shane Greene
Relief Pitcher
R1Joakim Soria
2Bruce Rondon
3Al Alburquerque
4Blaine Hardy
5Alex Wilson
6Ian Krol
7Neftali Feliz
8Buck Farmer
9Joe Nathan