Carlos Martinez

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/185
  • Age: 24

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Carlos Martinez 2015 Postseason Stats

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Carlos Martinez Postseason Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-1 3.24 16.2 13 1.02

Carlos Martinez Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
14-7 3.01 179.2 184 1.29

Carlos Martinez MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
18-12 3.51 297.1 292 1.34

Carlos Martinez Bio

  • Full Name: Carlos Ernesto Martinez
  • Born: 9/21/1991 in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: May 3, 2013
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Postseason Career Stats 0 1 3.24 16 0 0 16.2 13 1.02
2015 Stats 14 7 3.01 31 29 0 179.2 184 1.29
MLB Career Stats 18 12 3.51 109 37 2 297.1 292 1.34

Carlos Martinez Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Cardinals NL 989 Four-seam FB 96.36 95.00 2063.00 5.58 90.50
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87
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January 19, 2016 at 12:15 PM ET

Martinez set for throwing program

Carlos Martinez, who was lost from the team's rotation in late September after suffering a right shoulder injury, estimated that he is back to "90 percent" health with the Cardinals a month away from opening Spring Training.

October 20, 2015 at 11:12 AM ET

Martinez strikes out 184 in 2015

Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez finished the 2015 regular season with a 14-7 record, a 3.01 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP and 184 strikeouts across 179 2/3 innings.

Awards

Carlos Martinez Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 St. Louis NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2011 Palm Beach FSL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 St. Louis NL

DSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 DSL Cardinals DSL

Carlos Martinez Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2015 3.01 10th in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
2015 14 7th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2015 184 13th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2015 1.29 20th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2015 .250 20th in NL

Holds

Season HLD Rank
2014 17 21st in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2015 2.92 21st in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2015 63 13th in NL

Carlos Martinez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Carlos Martinez from the 60-day disabled list.
September 30, 2015 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Carlos Martinez on the 60-day disabled list. Right shoulder strain
August 17, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Memphis Redbirds.
August 1, 2014 St. Louis Cardinals optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Memphis Redbirds.
September 3, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Springfield Cardinals.
September 3, 2013 Carlos Martinez roster status changed by St. Louis Cardinals.
August 30, 2013 Carlos Martinez assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Memphis Redbirds.
August 28, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Carlos Martinez to Memphis Redbirds.
August 23, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Carlos Martinez from Memphis Redbirds.
August 10, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Carlos Martinez to Memphis Redbirds.
August 8, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Carlos Martinez from Memphis Redbirds.
July 25, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Carlos Martinez to Memphis Redbirds.
July 11, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Carlos Martinez from Memphis Redbirds.
May 27, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Carlos Martinez to Memphis Redbirds.
May 3, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of Carlos Martinez from Springfield Cardinals.
April 1, 2013 Carlos Martinez roster status changed by Springfield Cardinals.
January 28, 2013 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster RHP Carlos Martinez to spring training.
June 15, 2012 RHP Carlos Martinez assigned to Springfield Cardinals from Palm Beach Cardinals.
May 19, 2012 Carlos Martinez roster status changed by Palm Beach Cardinals.
April 2, 2012 RHP Carlos Martinez assigned to St. Louis Cardinals.
August 28, 2011 Palm Beach Cardinals activated RHP Carlos Martinez from the 7-day disabled list.
August 23, 2011 Palm Beach Cardinals placed RHP Carlos Martinez on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 19, 2011.
June 27, 2011 RHP Carlos Martinez assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from Quad Cities River Bandits.
May 7, 2011 Carlos Martinez assigned to Quad Cities River Bandits from DSL Cardinals.
May 27, 2010 DSL Cardinals signed free agent Carlos Martinez.

Carlos Ernesto Martinez Bio Info

Previously known as Carlos Matias prior to 2011 season...resides in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

2014

Opened the season on the Major League roster for the first time and appeared in 57 games, starting seven. Was optioned to Memphis (AAA) 7/31-8/17, where he made two starts (10.1 IP)...Was 0-3 with a 3.79 ERA in 50 relief appearances (57.0 IP). Pitched a season and career high 2.2 innings of relief 6/1 vs. SF...Made 14 straight scoreless appearances (8/22-9/23) before allowing a run at CHI on 9/24, spanning a career-high 16.1 IP...Earned his first save of 2014 in the final game of the regular season at ARI (9/28); had one previous save on 9/20/13 at MIL...Inherited 26 runners and allowed only 3 to score (11.5% IRS)...Made seven straight starts between 6/16 and 7/20 and went 2-1 with a 4.45 ERA, posting wins vs. PHI (6/22) and at SF (7/3)...Longest start was 6.0 IP vs. PIT (7/8) in a no decision...Struck out a season-high six batters in each of his back-to-back starts 7/3 at SF & 7/8 vs. PIT...Had two singles in his start at LAD 6/27 in STL 3-1 win, a game in which he collected the most hits...Tallied his first Major League RBI with a two-RBI single to left field at SF (7/3), scoring Mark Ellis and Jon Jay...Made two starts during his return to Memphis, allowing no runs in 4.1 innings at Round Rock and no runs over 6.0 innings vs. New Orleans. Fanned seven and walked just one...Made four appearances, all in relief...was 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA over 4.0 innings...had scoreless outings in 3- of-4 appearances...Earned a Hold in Game 1 of National League Division Series at LA (10/3), allowing one run in 1.1 innings of relief, his longest outing of the postseason...appeared in 3-of-5 NLCS games vs. SF and did not allow a run.

2013

Pitched at three levels in 2013; Springfield (AA), Memphis (AAA) and St. Louis (MLB)... Began the season at Springfield (AA) before a call up to St. Louis from Memphis (AAA) making his Major League debut at MIL (5/3), tossing a scoreless inning... Made 21 appearances with one game started in St. Louis. Was recalled five times throughout the season... His one start was vs. LAD (8/8), taking loss in 4.2 innings, allowing four runs; three on his final batter, a 3-run HR to A.J. Ellis. It was his only HR allowed in MLB (28.1 IP)... First MLB win came in relief vs. CIN (8/26) with 2.0 innings pitched, backed by an Allen Craig grand slam in the 7th inning... Earned two wins, both in relief vs. CIN (8/26 & 9/4) in back-to-back appearances... Earned his first professional save, working a scoreless 10th inning at MIL (9/20)... Was 1-0 with a 3.48 ERA in nine September appearances, with 10 K in 10.1 IP... Went 5-3, 2.51 ERA in 13 starts (68.0 IP) with Memphis and 1-0 with a 2.31 ERA in three starts (11.1 IP) at Springfield... Struck out a season-high nine batters in a no decision at New Orleans (8/29) in an important division race game for Memphis, tossing 7.0 innings allowing one run... Held right-handed batters to a .168 BA (19-113) at Memphis... Named Cardinals organization Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June posting a 2-2 record with a 2.20 ERA and 30 strikeouts in 32.2 innings covering six starts... Rated as the second-best prospect in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America, as well as the "Best Fastball" and "Best Slider" in their "Best Tools" survey... Pitched for Aguilas during Dominican Winter League season... Tied Julian Tavarez (CLE, 1995) for most postseason appearances by a rookie with 12...was 0-1 with a 3.55 ERA and five Holds...his five postseason Holds were the most by a rookie pitcher since Holds were regularly kept as a stat...tied Jason Motte (2011) and Octavio Dotel (2011) for most appearances during the World Series in Cardinals franchise history...picked off Nick Punto in Game 4 of NLCS (10/15), a critical play in the 7th inning to end Dodgers rally...made two appearances of 2.0 innings, both were Holds coming in wins in Game 4 of NLCS at LAD and Game 2 of World Series at BOS (10/24)... was unscored upon in four NLCS appearances, earning two Holds, and allowing only two baserunners on a double and a walk.

2012

Made 22 appearances with 21 starts between Advanced-A Palm Beach and Springfield (AA)...recorded nine quality starts... Held opponents to three earned runs or less in 20 of 21 starts...was hit for four runs or more twice (vs. Jupiter 5/14 and at San Antonio 8/16)...ranked third among Cardinals minor league pitchers with a 2.93 ERA and .236 opponent batting average...threw 7.0 scoreless innings with seven strikeouts in Game 1 of the Texas League Championship vs. Frisco (9/11). Was 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA in two postseason starts...made only career relief appearance vs. Arkansas (9/1) tossing a scoreless inning...rated as the third best prospect in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America and the "Best Curveball" in the Cardinals organization for the second straight year in their "Best Tools" survey.

2011

Made 18 starts between Class-A Quad Cities and Advanced-A Palm Beach totaling 84.2 innings...all three wins at Quad Cities were scoreless starts of 5.0 innings or more...started game at Busch Stadium vs. Kane County (5/26) allowing one run over 5.0 innings in a loss...had eight starts with seven or morestrikeouts...totaled six quality starts...allowed three earned runs or less in 13 of 18 starts...was named to World Team roster for the Futures Game at Arizona's Chase Field...named the second best prospect in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America...rated as the "Best Curveball" in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America's "Best Tools" survey.

2010

Led the Dominican Summer League with an 0.76 ERA (5 ER/59.0 IP), and was tops in lowest opponent BA (.144), strikeouts/9 IP (11.9) and WHIP (T1st, 0.71)...led all Cardinals minor league pitchers in ERA, opponent batting average and WHIP, while ranking in the Top 10 in strikeouts/9 IP (2nd, 11.89), strikeout-to-walk ratio (3rd, 5.57) and toughest to homer off (4th, 228-1)...named third-best prospect in the Cardinals organization by Baseball America.