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David Martinez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 223
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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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. Sep 7 - 8:53 AM

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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.
Sep 2 - 1:35 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.
Jul 13 - 7:16 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.
Jul 6 - 12:45 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.
Mar 10 - 1:59 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
C1Jason Castro
2Carlos Corporan
3Max Stassi
1B1Jon Singleton
2Jesus Guzman
3Marc Krauss
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Marwin Gonzalez
2Gregorio Petit
3Jonathan Villar
3B1Matt Dominguez
LF1Jake Marisnick
2L.J. Hoes
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Alex Presley
RF1George Springer
2Robbie Grossman
DH1Chris Carter
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Scott Feldman
2Dallas Keuchel
3Collin McHugh
4Brett Oberholtzer
5Brad Peacock
6Samuel Deduno
7Nick Tropeano
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Chad Qualls
2Josh Fields
3Tony Sipp
4Jose Veras
5Darin Downs
6Jake Buchanan
7Jorge De Leon
8Michael Foltynewicz
9Kevin Chapman
10Josh Zeid
11Jesse Crain
12Matt Albers
13Jose Cisnero