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Luis Marte | Relief Pitcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/26/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 199
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Tigers sent RHP Luis Marte outright to Triple-A Toledo.
Marte was designated for assignment by Detroit earlier this month and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 27-year-old is still recovering from shoulder surgery. Mon, Dec 16, 2013 02:02:00 PM

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Chris Cotillo of reports that the Tigers are working to re-sign Luis Marte.

Marte was designated for assignment earlier this month, but the Tigers want to keep him in the organization. The 27-year-old is coming off season-ending shoulder surgery.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 02:56:00 PM

Tigers designated RHP Luis Marte for assignment.

The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Rajai Davis on the 40-man roster. Marte, 27, is coming off season-ending shoulder surgery.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 05:20:00 PM

Tigers transferred RHP Luis Marte to the 60-day disabled list.

It's merely a procedural move as the Tigers wanted to create another open spot on the 40-man roster as they attempt to align themselves for the postseason. Marte is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery in early June.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 10:14:00 AM

Tigers recalled RHP Luis Marte from Triple-A Toledo, placed him on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

It's just a procedural move, as he'll be transferred to the 60-day disabled list in order to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Marte is done for the season following surgery on his right shoulder last month.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 12:16:00 PM

Luis Marte is out for the season after undergoing cleanup surgery on his right shoulder.

Marte had a procedure to clean up debris around his right labrum. He will rehab for about three months before beginning a throwing program.
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 09:11:00 PM

Tigers optioned RHP Luis Marte to Triple-A Toledo.

Marte posted a promising 2.82 ERA and 19/9 K/BB ratio across 22 1/3 innings last summer for the Tigers. He should be given another shot at some point this season.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 08:46:00 AM

Tigers reliever Luis Marte recorded his second save of the spring with a perfect frame against the Nationals on Sunday.

Don't read much of anything into the two saves; he's getting to work the ninth because the Tigers' likelier closer possibilities are pitching earlier in games and thus facing better hitters. Marte is just trying to make the team, and for that to happen, he'll probably need Bruce Rondon to get sent down. He should have a shot, though; he's a better pitcher than Rondon right now.
Sun, Mar 10, 2013 03:59:00 PM

Luis Marte will start Wednesday against the Royals.

Max Scherzer had already been scratched after tweaking his ankle during Tuesday's celebration. It will be a bullpen outing, as Marte has made just two starts over the last three years in the minors.
Tue, Oct 2, 2012 11:06:00 PM

Tigers recalled RHP Luis Marte from Triple-A Toledo.

Marte will provide bullpen depth over the final month of the season. The 25-year-old right-hander has a 3.63 ERA and 14/7 K/BB ratio in 18 appearances (17 1/3 innings) this season.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 02:48:00 PM

Tigers optioned RHP Luis Marte to Triple-A Toledo.

He was sent down to make room for Tuesday's starter, Jacob Turner, on the active roster. Marte has a 3.63 ERA and 14/7 K/BB ratio in 17 1/3 innings this season and should return to the majors later this summer.
Mon, Jul 16, 2012 10:54:00 PM

Tigers recalled RHP Luis Marte from Triple-A Toledo.

Marte will serve as bullpen depth until the Tigers need their fifth starter Tuesday against the Angels. The 25-year-old right-hander has a 3.71 ERA in nine appearances (17 innings) with the Tigers.
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 10:38:00 AM

Tigers optioned RHP Luis Marte to Triple-A Toledo.

Marte threw 50 pitches Monday night against the Twins, so he's being sent out for a fresh arm. The 25-year-old right-hander has a 3.71 ERA and 14/7 K/BB ratio over 17 innings with the Tigers this season.
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 11:21:00 PM

Tigers activated RHP Luis Marte from the 15-day disabled list.

Marte had been slated to be part of the team's Opening Day bullpen before suffering a hamstring injury late in spring training. He's healthy now and will work in middle relief.
Fri, May 25, 2012 09:27:00 AM

Luis Marte is expected to join the Tigers on Friday.

Marte is over the hamstring strain that cost him all of April and should be ready to assume a middle relief role in Detroit. He made his major league debut last year.
Thu, May 24, 2012 02:47:00 PM

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