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Sean Gilmartin | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/8/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Mets manager Terry Collins said Monday that he expects Rule 5 pick Sean Gilmartin to make the Opening Day roster.
The Mets acquired Jerry Blevins and Alex Torres on Monday, so if they decide to keep Gilmartin, that means they will carry three left-handers in their bullpen. Gilmartin would have to go back to the Twins if he doesn't make the team. The 24-year-old has a 5.19 ERA with an 11/5 K/BB ratio over 8 2/3 innings this spring. Mar 30 - 4:03 PM

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Mets selected LHP Sean Gilmartin from the Twins in the Rule 5 draft.

Gilmartin was the pitcher the Twins got from the Braves for Ryan Doumit a year ago. The 24-year-old has little in the way of upside, and while he succeeded back in Double-A last season, he wasn't as impressive after returning to Triple-A, finishing 2-4 with a 4.28 ERA in 14 starts. In 2013, he had a 5.74 ERA in 17 Triple-A starts. He's not worth the roster spot for the Mets.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 01:09:00 PM

Twins acquired LHP Sean Gilmartin from the Braves for C/OF Ryan Doumit.

Although not as gratifying as the 1991 World Series result, Minnesota will take the win here. The Twins didn't want to pay Doumit's $3.5 million salary next season, and now they won't have to. This transaction is great news for AL-only owners sniffing around Jason Kubel's 2014 sleeper potential, as Doumit would have been his primary competition for DH at-bats. Gilmartin might remind Twins fans of a more polished Scott Diamond, if you'll forgive the pun. The 2011 first-round pick is a southpaw with subpar velocity who pounds the strike zone with good movement. The Twins can let him marinate at Triple-A Rochester next summer because it has four veteran starters under contract and a host of fifth starter candidates already in place.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 03:41:00 PM

The Twins will receive pitching prospect Sean Gilmartin from the Braves in return for Ryan Doumit, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

A 2011 first-round pick, Gilmartin shot all the way up to Triple-A in his first full professional campaign. He was blasted this past at Gwinnett, however, going 3-8 with a 5.74 ERA. Gilmartin doesn't have great stuff, but he pounds the strike zone with a three-pitch arsenal. Minnesota, which is desperate for starting pitching of any kind, did well to acquire a lottery ticket for a player they no longer wanted.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 03:04:00 PM

Braves pitching prospect Sean Gilmartin has been placed on Triple-A Gwinnett's disabled list due to shoulder tendinitis.

A 2011 first-round pick, Gilmartin has struggled this season with a 5.83 ERA and 47/30 K/BB ratio over 71 innings with Gwinnett. It's not clear how long he'll be sidelined.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 07:00:00 PM

Braves reassigned LHP Sean Gilmartin and RHP Wirfin Obispo to minor league camp.

Neither had a real shot to crack the Opening Day roster. One of the club's top pitching prospects, Gilmartin will be part of Triple-A Gwinnett's rotation.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 11:06:00 AM

Braves prospect Sean Gilmartin pitched six shutout innings Saturday, allowing only two hits in his debut for Double-A Mississippi.

He did not strike out or walk any hitters in the game, throwing 43 of his 71 pitches for strikes. Gilmartin, a 21-year-old left-hander, was the Braves' first-round selection (28th overall) in the 2011 draft.
Sat, Apr 7, 2012 11:43:00 PM

The Braves have agreed to terms with their first-round pick from the 2011 draft, left-hander Sean Gilmartin.

Gilmartin is the seventh first-round pick to sign a contract. A promising left-handed starter, he's known for having a highly developed changeup and should move quickly through the Braves' minor league system.
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 10:34:00 PM

Braves selected FSU left-hander Sean Gilmartin with the 28th pick.

The Braves don't go the college route in the first round very often, but they were known to be on the lookout for a left-hander. While Gilmartin doesn't have the ceiling of current Braves' left-hander Mike Minor, he is similarly known for his plus-changeup.
Mon, Jun 6, 2011 10:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
3Anthony Recker
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Dilson Herrera
SS1Wilmer Flores
2Ruben Tejada
3B1David Wright
2Eric Campbell
LF1Michael Cuddyer
2Kirk Nieuwenhuis
3Cesar Puello
CF1Juan Lagares
RF1Curtis Granderson
2John Mayberry
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Matt Harvey
2Jacob deGrom
3Jon Niese
4Bartolo Colon
5Dillon Gee
6Rafael Montero
7Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jenrry Mejia
2Jeurys Familia
3Carlos Torres
4Vic Black
5Alex Torres
6Jerry Blevins
7Buddy Carlyle
8Sean Gilmartin
9Hansel Robles
10Erik Goeddel
11Bobby Parnell
12Josh Edgin