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David Martinez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tigers re-signed RHP David Martinez to a minor league contract.
The 29-year-old hurler split his 2016 season between Triple-A Rochester (Twins) and Double-A Erie (Tigers) where he compiled a 5.96 ERA, 1.63 WHIP and 75/23 K/BB ratio across 93 2/3 innings. He'll function as organizational depth for the Tigers. Jan 21 - 9:51 AM

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Twins signed RHP David Martinez to a minor league contract.

The 28-year-old hurler spent the 2015 campaign in the Rangers organization, compiling a 3.21 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 49/26 K/BB ratio over 67 1/3 innings between Double-A Frisco and Triple-A Round Rock. He'll add organizational bullpen depth for the Twins.
Sat, Jan 2, 2016 09:49:00 AM

Rangers signed RHP David Martinez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Martinez had a 5.14 ERA in seven innings this past season out of the Astros' bullpen. He spent the large majority of the year at Triple-A Oklahoma City, where his numbers weren't any better. The right-hander will struggle to make the Rangers' roster.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 03:22:00 PM

Astros sent RHP David Martinez outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. Martinez allowed four runs over seven relief innings for the Astros this season.
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 08:53:00 AM

Astros designated RHP David Martinez for assignment.

More housecleaning on Houston's 40-man roster. Martinez appeared in three games with the Astros earlier this season and posted a 5.64 ERA over 13 starts and nine relief appearances in Triple-A.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 01:35:00 PM

Astros optioned RHP David Martinez to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The 26-year-old appeared in three games with the Astros, allowing four run over his seven innings of work (5.14 ERA). He should get another chance with the big league club at some point in the second half of the season.
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 07:16:00 PM

Astros recalled RHP David Martinez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Martinez has spent all of this season at Triple-A, putting up a 4.92 ERA with 56 strikeouts over 75 innings. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Jul 6, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Astros optioned RHP David Martinez to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Martinez made four appearances with the Astros last season and posted a 2.57 ERA and 96/31 K/BB ratio in 140 1/3 innings over 21 starts and eight relief appearances between Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City. He'll likely contribute with the big club at some point this year.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 01:59:00 PM

Astros recalled RHP David Martinez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Martinez has appeared in just two games for the Astros this season, registering a 5.06 ERA over 5 1/3 innings. The 26-year-old will serve as bullpen depth.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 07:33:00 PM

Astros optioned RHP David Martinez to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Martinez was sent down to make room for Tuesday's starter Paul Clemens. The 26-year-old allowed four runs (three earned) in 5 1/3 innings over his first two appearances in the majors.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 11:21:00 AM

Astros purchased the contract of RHP David Martinez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Martinez, 26, posted a 2.20 ERA and 95/29 K/BB ratio in 139 1/3 innings over 20 starts and eight relief appearances between Double- and Triple-A this season. He doesn't have big-time stuff, but knows how to throw strikes.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 02:23:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1James McCann
2Alex Avila
3John Hicks
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Dixon Machado
3B1Nicholas Castellanos
LF1Justin Upton
CF1Alex Presley
2Mikie Mahtook
3Andrew Romine
4Matt den Dekker
RF1J.D. Martinez
2Jim Adduci
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Verlander
2Michael Fulmer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Daniel Norris
5Anibal Sanchez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Justin Wilson
2Shane Greene
3Alex Wilson
4Bruce Rondon
5Warwick Saupold
6Chad Bell
7Daniel Stumpf