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David Martinez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/4/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 223
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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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. Nov 20 - 3:22 PM

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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

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
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Tomas Telis
3Chris Gimenez
4Jorge Alfaro
1B1Prince Fielder
2Kyle Blanks
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
3Tommy Field
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3Luis Sardinas
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Jake Smolinski
2Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Michael Choice
DH1Mitch Moreland
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Ross Detwiler
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Martin Perez
9Luke Jackson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Robbie Ross
5Scott Baker
6Kyuji Fujikawa
7Phil Klein
8Alexander Claudio
9Jon Edwards
10Lisalverto Bonilla
11Spencer Patton
12Roman Mendez
13Michael Kirkman
14Anthony Bass