J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez #28

  • RF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/220
  • Age: 28

J.D. Martinez Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.286 12 39 1 .878

J.D. Martinez MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.277 97 343 12 .807

J.D. Martinez Bio

  • Full Name: Julio Daniel Martinez
  • Born: 8/21/1987 in Miami, FL
  • Draft: 2009, Houston Astros, 20th rd. (611th overall)
  • College: Nova Southeastern
  • Debut: July 30, 2011
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 252 36 72 12 39 1 .286 .358 .878
MLB Career Stats 2188 273 605 97 343 12 .277 .331 .807
  • Status: Disabled 15-Day

J.D. Martinez 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 25 3 13 0 3 4 6 0 .520 .586 .760
Last 15 Games 57 7 23 1 11 6 14 1 .404 .462 .614
Last 30 Games 117 18 41 7 24 12 32 1 .350 .412 .675
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 25 3 13 0 3 4 6 0 .520 .586 .760
Last 15 Games 57 7 23 1 11 6 14 1 .404 .462 .614
Last 30 Games 117 18 41 7 24 12 32 1 .350 .412 .675
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
6/14 @ CWS 3 3 3 0 1 2 0 0
6/15 @ CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
6/16 @ KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
6/14 @ CWS 3 3 3 0 1 2 0 0
6/15 @ CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
6/16 @ KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016 Games by Position: RF (64)

J.D. Martinez Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Tigers AL 285 107 91.41 239.41 4.74 13.95 42.47
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.63 3.61 11.35 37.07
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Tigers AL 285 107 91.41 239.41 4.74 13.95 42.47
MLB Avg - - - - 89.23 214.63 3.61 11.35 37.07

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J.D. Martinez 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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37 144 22 40 40 8 1 7 23 13 1 41 1 1 .278 .340 .493 .833
Cumulative
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102 396 58 112 171 27 3 19 62 40 3 110 2 2 .283 .351 .510 .861
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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37 144 22 40 40 8 1 7 23 13 1 41 1 1 .278 .340 .493 .833
Cumulative
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102 396 58 112 171 27 3 19 62 40 3 110 2 2 .283 .351 .510 .861

J.D. Martinez News

J.D. Martinez Fantasy News

June 17, 2016 at 2:13 AM ET

J.D. Martinez out 4-6 weeks with broken elbow

The play looked innocent enough, J.D. Martinez crashing into the wall in the right-field corner of Kauffman Stadium chasing after a ball. When Martinez wasn't moving his right arm afterward, it was clearly serious.

June 16, 2016 at 9:25 PM ET

J.D. Martinez exits after running into outfield wall

The Tigers' injury woes worsened on Thursday night when J.D. Martinez collided with the right-field wall at Kauffman Stadium, suffering what appeared to be a right shoulder or arm injury. He left the game immediately, holding his arm to his side.

Awards

J.D. Martinez Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 Detroit AL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2015 Detroit AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/23/2014 Detroit AL
07/06/2015 Detroit AL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Houston NL
2011 Houston NL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/21/2014 Toledo INT

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/04/2011 Corpus Christi TEX
07/18/2011 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Corpus Christi TEX

MiLB.com TEX Player of the Month

Month Team League
07/2011 Corpus Christi TEX

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Lexington SAL

SAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/12/2010 Lexington SAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Lexington SAL

SAL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2010 Lexington SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Lexington SAL

NYP Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/03/2009 Tri-City NYP

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Tri-City NYP

J.D. Martinez Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2015 .282 22nd in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2014 23 17th in AL
2015 38 8th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2014 76 24th in AL
2015 102 7th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .879 9th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .535 8th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2015 93 14th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2015 168 17th in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2015 33 23rd in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2015 158 9th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2015 596 20th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2015 657 23rd in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2015 319 5th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2014 126 25th in AL
2015 178 2nd in AL

J.D. Martinez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 26, 2016 Detroit Tigers sent RF J.D. Martinez on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
June 17, 2016 Detroit Tigers placed RF J.D. Martinez on the 15-day disabled list. Fractured right elbow
April 21, 2014 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of RF J.D. Martinez from Toledo Mud Hens.
March 29, 2014 LF J.D. Martinez assigned to Toledo Mud Hens.
March 24, 2014 Detroit Tigers signed free agent LF J.D. Martinez to a minor league contract.
March 22, 2014 Houston Astros released LF J.D. Martinez.
January 14, 2014 J.D. Martinez assigned to Houston Astros.
November 20, 2013 Houston Astros sent LF J.D. Martinez outright to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 13, 2013 J.D. Martinez roster status changed by Houston Astros.
July 27, 2013 Houston Astros placed LF J.D. Martinez on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained left wrist.
May 6, 2013 Houston Astros activated LF J.D. Martinez from the 15-day disabled list.
April 30, 2013 Houston Astros sent LF J.D. Martinez on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 20, 2013 Houston Astros placed LF J.D. Martinez on the 15-day disabled list. Sprained Right Knee
March 30, 2013 Houston Astros recalled LF J.D. Martinez from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 24, 2013 Houston Astros optioned J.D. Martinez to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
September 4, 2012 Houston Astros recalled J.D. Martinez from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 10, 2012 Houston Astros optioned J.D. Martinez to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 30, 2011 Houston Astros selected the contract of J.D. Martinez from Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 20, 2011 J.D. Martinez roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 8, 2011 J.D. Martinez roster status changed by Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 6, 2011 Corpus Christi Hooks placed LF J.D. Martinez on the 7-day disabled list.
January 12, 2011 Houston Astros invited non-roster LF J.D. Martinez to spring training.
July 16, 2010 LF J.D. Martinez assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lexington Legends.
April 6, 2010 J.D. Martinez assigned to Lexington Legends from Tri-City ValleyCats.
July 12, 2009 J.D. Martinez assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats from Greeneville Astros.
June 19, 2009 J.D. Martinez assigned to Greeneville Astros from Houston Astros.
June 15, 2009 Houston Astros signed OF J.D. Martinez.

Julio Daniel Martinez Bio Info

Resides in Ft. Lauderdale, FL during the offseason. Visited children from Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos Orphanage at the Tigers Dominican Academy in 2014, participates in the Tigers Dreams Come True and the Autographed Memorabilia Donation programs, participated in the pregame ceremony prior to the annual ¡Fiesta Tigres! game and attended Keeping Kids in the Game and the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. Graduated from Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, FL where his team won consecutive state titles in 2005-06...Achieved Second-Team All-Broward County Honors his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Attended Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL...batted .428 with 15 home runs and 57 RBIs while setting the school's all-time record with 73 runs scored in a single season, and being named a First-Team All-American during his junior year in 2009. 

2015

Finished his first full season with the Tigers in 2015 and established career highs in games played (158), at-bats (596), runs scored (93), hits (168), doubles (33), home runs (38), RBI (102) and walks (53). Selected to the American League All-Star Team for the first time in his career. Won his first career Silver Slugger Award. Named Tiger of the Year by the Detroit chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Was one of three finalists for the American League Gold Glove as an outfielder after finishing the season with a .993 fielding percentage (282TC/2E). Finished the season with 38 home runs and 102 RBIs -- became the seventh player in Tigers history to hit 38-or-more home runs and drive in 100-or-more runs in a season, joining Miguel Cabrera (2010, 2012, 2013), Norm Cash (1961), Rocky Colavito (1961), Cecil Fielder (1990, 1991), Hank Greenberg (1937, 1938, 1940, 1946) and Dean Palmer (1999). Drove in 100 runs for the first time in his career -- became the first Tigers outfielder to record 100-or-more RBI in a season since Magglio Ordonez had 103 RBI in 2008. Ranked tied for third in the American League with 15 outfield assists, while he was fifth with 319 total bases and 73 extra-base hits, seventh with 102 RBI and eighth with 38 home runs and a .535 slugging percentage. Hit his first career Opening Day home run on April 6 vs. Minnesota, a solo home run in the second inning off Phil Hughes. Drew a career-high three walks on May 6 at Chicago White Sox. Had a season-best, 11-game hitting streak from May 9-20, batting .410 (16-for-39) with seven runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and three RBI during the stretch. Homered in three straight games three times during the season (June 13-15, June 24-26, July 4-6). Recorded the first multi-home run game of his career on June 21 at New York Yankees, hitting three home runs in the win -- became the first visiting player to hit three home runs at Yankee Stadium and the first Tiger to hit three homers vs. the Yankees since Charlie Maxwell on May 3, 1959 at Briggs Stadium...also established a career high with six RBI. Reached base safely in a career-best 19 straight games from June 4-26 -- during the 19-game stretch, he hit .320 (24-for-75) with 14 runs scored, three doubles, 10 home runs and 24 RBI. Named Tigers Player of the Month for June after batting .290 (27-for-93) with 16 runs scored, three doubles, 11 home runs and 26 RBI -- tied for the American League lead in RBI, while he was second in home runs...his 11 home runs in June were tied for the third most in club history and were the most since Mickey Tettleton hit 11 in June, 1993. • Selected American League Player of the Week for the week ending July 5 after hitting .458 (11-for-24) with six runs scored, a double, four home runs and 10 RBI in six games -- marked his second career player of the week honor. Hit 15 home runs and drove in 35 runs over 24 games from June 7-July 6 -- became the first Tiger to put together a 24-game stretch as such since Hank Greenberg from September 4-29, 1946, when he hit 15 home runs and had 36 RBI. Recorded 25 home runs prior to the All-Star break, which ranked tied for the third most in franchise history. Named Tigers Player of the Month for July after hitting .320 (33-for-103) with 21 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 20 RBIs -- finished tied for second in the American League in runs scored during July, while he was tied for fourth in home runs and tied for seventh in RBI. Finished the series in Baltimore from July 30-August 2 with eight RBIs...according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the eight RBsI were the most by a Tigers player in one series at Baltimore since 1986, when Kirk Gibson had nine RBI in a threegame set at Memorial Stadium. Posted a .298 (28-for-94) batting average with 10 runs scored, six doubles, one triple, six home runs and 19 RBI in August. • Hit .265 (31-for-117) against lefthanders...batted .286 (137-for-479) vs. righthanded pitchers. Posted a .282 (84-for-298) batting average at Comerica Park...hit .282 (84x298) on the road. Hit .289 (95-for-329) with 57 runs scored, 16 doubles, 25 home runs and 59 RBIs before the All-Star break...hit .273 (73-for-267) with 36 runs scored, 17 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 43 RBIs following the All-Star break. 

2014

Established career highs in games played (123), runs (57), hits (139), doubles (30), home runs (23) and RBI (76) as he completed his first season with the Tigers in 2014...Tied for first in the American League with seven home runs in "close and late" situations, while he was second with 13 home runs in the seventh inning-or-later...Opened the spring season in the Houston Astros organization before being released on March 22 -- signed by the Tigers as a minor league free agent on March 24 and assigned to Triple A Toledo to begin the season...Batted .308 (20x65) with 16 runs scored, three doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 22 RBI with the Mud Hens before having his contract purchased from Toledo by the Tigers on April 21...Tabbed the International League Player of the Week for the week ending April 21...Hit his first career pinch hit home run in the ninth inning on May 19 at Cleveland...Hit the game-winning sacrifice fly on June 15 versus Minnesota -- the first game-ending hit or sacrifice fly of his career...Blasted his second career grand slam on June 16 versus Kansas City -- equaled a career-high with four RBI that same game... matched the high with four RBI on September 12 versus Cleveland...Posted a season-high three hits June 17 vs. Kansas City -- equaled the high 11 other times during the season...Hit a home run in a career-best three straight games June 18-20...Selected the American League Player of the Week for the week ending June 22 -- batted .444 (12x27) with six runs scored, three doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI in six games during the week...Compiled a career-high 14-game hitting streak June 9-25 -- batted .411 (23x56) with nine runs scored, eight doubles, six home runs and 17 RBI during the streak...Reached base safely in 28 consecutive games June 9-July 10...Hit a home run in back-to-back games June 24-25, July 5-6, and September 1-2...Named the Tigers Player of the Month for June after batting .345 (29x84) with 12 runs scored, nine doubles, seven home runs and 21 RBI in 22 games during June -- tied for third in the American League with seven home runs while he was tied for fourth with 22 RBI during the month...Hit .345 (30x87) with 14 runs scored, four doubles, two triples, five home runs and 15 RBI in 24 games during July..Ranked seventh in the American League with a .354 (34x96) batting average during September, while he was tied for third with six home runs and tied for 10th with 17 RBI during the month...Ranked fourth among all players (min 100 AB) with a .359 (84x234) batting average against opponents from the American League Central Division...Batted .307 (35x114) with nine home runs and 27 RBI against lefthanded pitching...hit .318 (104x327) with 14 home runs and 49 RBI with righties on the mound...Hit .304 (63x207) with eight doubles, 13 home runs and 38 RBI in 61 games at home...batted .325 (76x234) with 22 doubles, 10 home runs and 38 RBI in 62 games on the road...Posted a .346 (65x188) batting average prior to the All-Star break...hit .292 (74x253) following the break...Appeared in all three games for the Tigers during the ALDS -- hit a home run in his first postseason at bat, joining Mickey Lolich as the only two Tigers in franchise history to accomplish the feat...Became the only player in franchise history to hit a home run in each of their first two postseason games, and just the 15th player in major league history to do so.

2013

26-year-old outfielder played in 86 games in what was his third Major League season...missed over a month of the season due to a left wrist injury...hit well in 42 road games (.298 AVG)...did not make the club out of Spring Training and was optioned to minor league camp...was recalled to Houston prior to Opening Day on March 30 to replace the injured Fernando Martinez...was placed on the 15-day DL on April 20 with a right knee sprain...missed 16 games and was activated from the DL on May 6...placed on the 15-day DL on July 27 with a left wrist sprain and was not activated until Sept. 13 (missed 44 games)...sustained the injury while sliding into second base...had a career-high four hits on May 30 at COL...was one of four Astros to record an RBI in four straight games...did so from July 5-10...played in five games with Double A Corpus Christi from April 30-May 5 as part of a rehab stint...hit .300 (6x20) with two doubles, one homer and five RBI.

2012 Led the club with 55 RBI in the second extended MLB action of his career...ranked tied for third on the club with 40 walks and third with 11 home runs (all of which came in the first half )...ranked tied for third in the NL among left fielders with nine outfield assists in just 97 starts at the position...began the season as the everyday LF before getting optioned to Triple A on Aug. 7...recalled on Sept. 4...had surgery on Sept. 26 to remove the hook of the hamate bone in his left hand...started the season with a nine-game hitting streak from April 6-15 where he hit .371 (13x35) with three homers and 10 RBI...was the longest hitting streak by an Astro to begin a season since Craig Biggio also had a nine-gamer to open the 2005 season (April 5-15, 2005)... ranked third in the NL in walks (18), tied for fourth in RBI (20) and tied for fifth in on-base percentage (.414.) from April 6-May 2...the Miami native hit the first regular season home run at Marlins Park in Miami on April 13...belted his first career grand slam against LHP Barry Zito on June 14 at SF...in 15 games from June 16-July 2, hit .308 (16x52) with four doubles, three homers, 10 RBI and a .915 OPS (.357 OBP/.558 SLG)...hit the three homers over a four-game span from June 23-26...did not make an error in his first 74 games in the outfield in 2012...had a 101-game errorless streak, spanning two seasons from Sept. 3, 2011-July 18, 2012...recorded a hit in seven of his 12 games (.303, 10x33) after his final recall from Triple A on Sept. 4...hit .233 (21x90) with six doubles and four RBI in 23 games with Triple A OKC. 2011 Started 52 of the final 55 games of the season after having his contract purchased from Double A on July 29...started 51 games in LF and 1 in RF...had 107 RBI combined at the Major League and minor league levels (141 gms)...his 35 RBI after his MLB debut on July 30 were tops on the club, T-13th in the NL and led all NL rookies in that span...his 28 RBI in August ranked second in the NL and fourth in MLB...the 28 RBI were the most for any Astros rookie in any calendar month, besting Chris Truby's previous record of 27 in Sept. 2000, and were tied for the third-most in the month of August among all Astros in franchise history...hit his first career MLB home run on Aug. 3 vs. CIN, a two-run HR that was part of a 3x4, four-RBI game...also had a four-RBI game on Aug. 20 vs. SF...is one of nine Astros in franchise history to post multiple games of at least four RBI during their rookie season...made his Major League debut on July 30 as a PH and hit an RBI-double...at the time his contract was purchased by HOU, ranked second in the Texas League in batting (.338), T-fifth in RBI (72), fifth in OBP (.414) and seventh in slugging pct. (.546)...was a Texas League All-Star selection in 2011... named TL Player of the Month for July after hitting .380 with seven HR and 16 RBI. 2010 Named the Astros Minor League Player of the Year after hitting a combined .341 (183x537) with 40 doubles, 18 homers and 89 RBI with Class A Lexington and Double A Corpus Christi...before being promoted to Corpus Christi on July 16, posted a .362 (126x348) average with 15 homers and 64 RBI in 88 games for Lexington...his performance, in a little over half the season with Lexington, earned him the South Atlantic League's Most Valuable Player Award and the SAL's Player of the Year Award...also named a Midseason and Postseason All-Star in the SAL...named the SAL's Best Hitting Prospect by Baseball America...named Lexington's Offensive Player of the Month in April and June, the Legends' Defensive Player of the Month in May, and the SAL's Player of the Week from July 5-11...after his promotion to Corpus Christi, hit at a .302 clip (57x189) with three home runs and 25 RBI in 50 games...earned the Hooks' Offensive Player of the Month in August 2009 Hit a combined .348 (92x264) with 12 home runs and 56 RBI in 72 games with Rookie-level Greeneville and Class A Tri-City...after signing with Houston, assigned to Greeneville, where he hit .403 (31x77) with five home runs and 23 RBI in 19 games...promoted to Tri-City on July 12 and finished his campaign with a .326 (61x187) average, seven home runs and 33 RBI in 53 games for the ValleyCats...led the New York-Penn League in batting average and OPS (.920)...named a NYPL All-Star, and also earned NYPL Player of the Week from July 27-Aug. 2.