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Michael Martinez
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Position: SS
DOB: 9/16/82
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Born In: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Resides: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: S
Throws: R


Career Highlights:

Major League Experience: Was selected in the Rule V draft by the Phillies in December, 2010…Remained with Philadelphia for the entire 2011 season and stayed in the organization through 2013…Was sold by Cleveland to Boston and to Tampa Bay, and was reacquired by the Indians later that same season both times…First big league hit was an RBI single driving home Carlos Ruiz, April 3, 2011 against Houston…Homered off the Mets’ Mike Pelfrey, July 17, 2011…Had a four-hit game against Atlanta, July 10, 2011…Had possibly best game of career, June 15, 2016, going 3-for-3 with a homer for Cleveland against Kansas City…Final big league regular season game was June 16, 2017…Has appeared in nine post-season games…Pinch ran twice for the Phillies against the Cards in the 2011 NLDS…Was 0-for-4 for Cleveland in seven games off the bench in 2016…Played in four WS games that year…Played six positions in MLB, spending 430 innings in the outfield and 931 innings in the infield…Spent the most time at 2B (411 innings)…Also pitched an inning for Cleveland against the White Sox on April 13, 2017.

2018: Did not play in the 2018 season.

Other: Has played six positions at the minor league level with the most time logged at second base (442 games) followed by shortstop (342 games…Pitched once in 2007…Signed with Washington and remained with the Nationals until being drafted by Philadelphia…Rejoined the Indians after being waived by Tampa Bay in June, 2017…Finished the year at Class AAA Columbus…Ran off seven straight multi-hit games, August 11-18, 2017, going 16-for-31 (.516) with six doubles…Had a double and two triples in a game, July 8, 2015…Homered in a game won by Cody Eppley, June 1, 2014…Was 4-for-4 at Buffalo, June 5, 2013…Hit safely in 20 of his last 23 games with Lehigh Valley in 2012…Hit four homers and drove in 17 runs in nine games for Harrisburg, May 27-June 5, 2010…Drove in five runs against Bowie, May 27…Drove in all four runs against Richmond, June 3 and slugged a pair of  homers against Akron, June 5…Collected two triples at Myrtle Beach, August 24, 2009…Knocked in seven runs in two games, July 27-28, 2008.