J.D. Martin

J.D. Martin #63

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 4"/220
  • Age: 32

J.D. Martin MLB Career Stats

6-9 4.32 125.0 68 1.41

J.D. Martin Bio

  • Full Name: John Dale Martin
  • Born: 1/2/1983 in Ridgecrest, CA
  • Draft: 2001, Cleveland Indians, 1st rd. (35th overall)
  • High School: Sherman E. Burroughs, Ridgecrest, CA
  • Debut: July 20, 2009
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MLB Career Stats 6 9 4.32 24 24 0 125.0 68 1.41
  • Status: Released


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J.D. Martin Awards

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Durham INT

INT Most Valuable Pitcher

Year Team League
2013 Durham INT

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Syracuse INT
2013 Durham INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Durham INT

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/17/2013 Durham INT
07/29/2013 Durham INT

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/23/2012 New Orleans PCL

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/17/2005 Akron EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Akron EAS
2008 Akron EAS

J.D. Martin Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 1, 2015 Chicago White Sox released RHP J.D. Martin.
January 22, 2015 Chicago White Sox signed free agent RHP J.D. Martin to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 22, 2015 RHP J.D. Martin assigned to Charlotte Knights.
October 9, 2013 RHP J.D. Martin elected free agency.
September 24, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent RHP J.D. Martin outright to Durham Bulls.
September 23, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays designated J.D. Martin for assignment.
September 22, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of RHP J.D. Martin from Durham Bulls.
July 16, 2013 RHP J.D. Martin assigned to International League All-Stars.
January 7, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent RHP J.D. Martin to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP J.D. Martin elected free agency.
April 3, 2012 RHP J.D. Martin assigned to New Orleans Zephyrs.
December 2, 2011 Miami Marlins signed free agent RHP J.D. Martin to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2011 RHP J.D. Martin elected free agency.
April 1, 2011 RHP J.D. Martin assigned to Syracuse Chiefs.
February 4, 2011 Washington Nationals signed free agent RHP J.D. Martin to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
January 19, 2011 Washington Nationals released RHP J.D. Martin.
November 10, 2010 Washington Nationals activated RHP J.D. Martin from the 60-day disabled list.
August 6, 2010 Washington Nationals transferred RHP J.D. Martin from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 25, 2010 Washington Nationals placed RHP J.D. Martin on the 15-day disabled list. lower back strain
May 29, 2010 Washington Nationals recalled J.D. Martin from Syracuse Chiefs.
March 31, 2010 Washington Nationals optioned J.D. Martin to Syracuse Chiefs.
July 20, 2009 Washington Nationals selected the contract of J.D. Martin from Syracuse Chiefs.
April 19, 2009 J.D. Martin assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Washington Nationals.

John Dale Martin Bio Info

John Dale Martin... graduated from Burroughs High School (CA) in 2001 and entered that year's draft ranked 20th overall by Baseball America and second in 'Best Command' category among prep pitchers... comes from a baseball family, as father pitched two seasons in the Yankees and Angels organizations, and brother Kevin pitched three years in Cleveland's system. 2012 Spent the season with Triple-A New Orleans in the Marlins organization. 2011 Split campaign between starter and reliever for triple-A Syracuse in Washington system...Made 14 starts, posting a 3-7 record and 4.42 ERA (75.1 IP/37 ER). Issued just nine walks and struck out 42 in the role...Out of bullpen, had no record and two saves with a 2.78 ERA (32.1/10) in 16 appearances; struck out 30 and walked just eight...Among all Chiefs' pitchers, ranked fourth in innings pitched (107.2) and fifth in strikeouts (72)...Threw a total of 1,555 pitches on season, with 66% of those being strikes (1,024)...Longest starting stretch reached four games, from July 1-20, when he went 1-1 with a 5.23 ERA (20.2/12)...Surrendered a season-high six runs over 4.2 innings in second start of year, April 27 vs. Toledo...Earned first win of season on June 8 vs. Louisville, allowing just two hits and no runs over 6.0 frames. In three wins on season, allowed a total of just two runs on 15 hits over 18.2 IP...In seven losses, allowed three-or-fewer runs on four occasions...Tossed a season-high 7.0 innings on July 29 vs. Columbus (0 R); went at least 6.0 innings in seven of 14 starts...Had two 4.0-inning relief appearances, marking a season high: April 8 at Buffalo and June 13 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...Earned a 3.0-inning save on August 8 vs. Buffalo, marking first save of year. Tossed 2.0 innings in next appearance, August 12 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, to earn second save...Held right-handed hitters to a .257 average (59x230) and a .285 on-base percentage, compared to .272 (46x169) and .326, respectively, against left-handers...Hit .200 (3x15) on the season; two of his hits, including a triple, came in a 2x2 effort on July 20 vs. Buffalo. 2010 In 9-start effort with the Nationals, won only one of 6 decisions despite a superior ERA...7 of 9 starts came on the road... went 1-1 with a 2.31 ERA in a pair of starts at Nationals Park...lone win came while allowing 2 runs on 6 hits in 5.2 innings during a 7-6 victory vs. SDP on July 7...saw strikeout rate rise (5.8 from 4.3 in '09) and walk rate decrease (2.1 from 2.8 in '09)...was placed on the 15-Day DL on July 25 with a low back strain...was transferred to the 60-Day DL on Aug. 3...on Aug. 9, had season-ending surgery performed by Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles, CA...the procedure repaired a bulging disk in the lower back...went 0-3 in 3 June starts despite a solid 3.77 ERA...when starting, Washington went 1-8...went 2-2 with a 3.51 ERA in 7 International League starts to earn a spot in Washington's rotation. 2009 Finished 5-4 with a 4.44 ERA in 15 starts for Washington in strong rookie campaign...joined Shairon Martis (5-3) as the only Nationals starter to post a better-than-.500 record...spent the season's first 3 months with Syracuse, but had contract selected by the Nationals, July 2...went a combined 13-7 with a 3.49 ERA in 31 starts for the Nationals and Triple-A Syracuse in 2009, and recorded a 2.9/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio...recorded a double-digit win total (13) for the 4th time in pro career (12 wins in 2008, 11 in 2004, 14 in 2002)...4.44 ERA ranked 2nd among Nationals starters... capped season by winning 5 of final 7 decisions...allowed 2 earned runs or less in 7 of final 11 starts...in the same 11-start span, went 5-2 with a 3.71 ERA (25 ER/60.2 IP)...this, after going 0-2 with a 7.16 ERA in initial 4 MLB starts... went 3-1 with a 3.67 ERA in 5 July starts...4 of 5 wins came on the road, where ERA was 3.43 in 7 starts...9 of 14 home runs allowed came with the bases empty.
Game-By-Game Highlights: On August 9 vs. ARI, secured first big league win in a 9-2 victory vs. ARI (the win capped a series sweep and a perfect 6-0 homestand for the Nationals)...lasted 5.0 innings, allowing one run on 5 hits...fanned David Wright in first inning to pocket first big league strikeout, July 20 vs. NYM.
In Minor Leagues: With Syracuse, went 8-3 with a 2.66 ERA in 16 games/15 starts...in 14-start stretch from May 1-July 4, went 7-2 with a 1.80 ERA (15 ER/75.0 IP)...exited the IL ranked among league leaders in strikeout-to-walk ratio (first, 6.3/1), WHIP (first, 0.97), wins (tied for 2nd, 8) and ERA (6th, 2.66)...pitched for the IL in the Triple-A All-Star Game, played July 15 in Portland, OR.
2008 n first season pitching primarily out of the bullpen, enjoyed All-Star season with Akron of the Double-A Eastern League... pitched in Triple-A for first time since '04...season ERA out of the 'pen: 2.82...season ERA as a starter: 1.78. 2007 Made only 9 starts due to right elbow problems...participated in Instructional League and winter ball in Nicaragua. 2006 Was limited to 14 appearances/13 starts in 2006 as he spent the first half of the season rehabbing from reconstructive surgery on his right elbow ('Tommy John' surgery) performed in July of 2005....Beginning on June 21 he made starts at A Mahoning Valley, A Lake County & A Kinston (1-2, 2.03 ERA, 44.1IP, 30H, 10ER)...Finished up the season for AA Akron in the Eastern League playoffs, where he did not allow a run in 2 appearances (6.0IP, 2H, 0R, 1BB, 6K, 2-21)...Including the playoffs over his last 7 outings he tossed 23.1 scoreless innings (14 hits) and over his last 9 outings he allowed 1 run (1ER) in 29.1IP. 2005 Went 3-1 w/a 2.38 ERA in 10 starts at AA Akron (56.2IP, 42H, 15ER, 8BB, 63K) before his season ended in late June due to elbow problems...Elbow forced him to shut down from 5/1-28 and then from 6/27 thru the end of the season...Surgery was performed in July in Birmingham, AL by Dr. James Andrews...Started off the year by allowing just 1 run (1ER) over his first 3 starts (20.0IP, 7H, 28K), fanning 10 on 4/11 vs. Bowie and 11 in 6.0IP on 4/21 vs. Altoona...Limited Eastern League hitters to a .201 (42-209) average w/3HR and averaged 10.0 SO per 9.0IP...Batters hit .140 (6-43) off him with RISP and .187 (14-75) with runners on...ERA of 2.38 would have been 3rd in the EL at the time of his injury with enough innings to qualify. 2004 Pitching for Kinston, 11 wins ranked 3rd in the Single-A Carolina League...made one Triple-A spot start with Buffalo. 2003 In first season with Kinston, made 16 starts before being shut down in July with a strained right-elbow ligament. 2002 14 wins for Columbus ranked 2nd in the South Atlantic League...rated by Baseball America as CLE's No. 5 prospect. 2001 Was Baseball America Rookie League All-Star after striking out 72 in 45.0 innings with Burlington in professional debut... did not allow a run until 5th pro start...began pro career with 22.0 consecutive scoreless innings.