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  • • Jose Martinez Signs With Mexican League’s Acereros De Monclova
    Jose Martinez has joined the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican League, according to a team announcement. Martinez broke into the big leagues in 2016 and built a reputation as a bat-first player. Though his defense at first base and in the outfield corners was clearly lacking, he could certainly hit. Spending 2016 to 2019 with…...2022
  • • Top 50 First-Year-Player Draft Prospects for Dynasty Leagues in 2022
    Dynasty drafts come in several shapes and sizes. Some leagues break the player groups into veterans and prospects. Some leagues let you draft 34-year-old relievers right alongside 16-year-old little brothers. I don't really have a favorite way to cut it up. I just love the game. Though I will say the Razz 30 has something special going on with a prospects-only draft and a vets-only auction that be...2022
  • • Jose Martinez Suffers Torn Meniscus
    José Martínez suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee yesterday, Mets manager Luis Rojas told reporters (including Anthony DiComo of MLB.com and Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News). The first baseman/corner outfielder will undergo surgery this weekend. He is expected to be out around four months. Martínez was injured when he collided…...2021
  • Mets’ depth chart for 2021 spring training
    • Mets’ depth chart for 2021 spring training
    Here is the complete 2021 Mets depth chart for spring training: First Base Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith, Jose Martinez Second Base Jeff McNeil, Jonathan Villar, Luis Guillorme Shortstop Francisco Lindor, Jonathan Villar, Luis Guillorme Third Base J.D. Davis, Luis Guillorme, Jeff McNeil Left Field Dominic Smith, J.D. Davis, Jeff McNeil Center field Edwin Diaz and......2021
  • MLS Ticker: Union signs Martinez to new contract, Dynamo signs goalkeeper Morton, and more
    • MLS Ticker: Union signs Martinez to new contract, Dynamo signs goalkeeper Morton, and more
    Philadelphia Union midfielder Jose Martinez became a fan favorite for his aggressive style of play and was rewarded Wednesday with a new contract at the club. Following his breakout 2020 season, Martinez's (...)...2021
  • • Philadelphia Union and midfielder Jose Martinez agree to new contract
    2021
  • • Mets To Sign Jose Martinez
    The Mets have agreed to a one-year, split contract with free agent outfielder/first baseman Jose Martinez, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale (Twitter link). If he makes the Major League roster, he’ll receive a $1MM salary with up to $500K available in additional incentives. In the minors, he’ll earn at a $225K clip, per MLB.com’s Mark…...2021
  • Report: Mets agree to deal with Jose Martinez
    • Report: Mets agree to deal with Jose Martinez
    2021
  • • Cubs Non-Tender Schwarber, Almora, Tepera
    7:14pm: The Cubs announced that Schwarber, Almora, right-hander Ryan Tepera and first baseman/outfielder Jose Martinez have all been non-tendered. 6:46pm: The Cubs have informed outfielder Kyle Schwarber that he won’t be tendered a contract for the upcoming season, ESPN’s Jesse Rogers reports (via Twitter). USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported prior that “barring a change o...2020
  • • Rays, Cubs Complete Jose Martinez Trade
    The Rays and Cubs have completed their Aug. 30 Jose Martinez trade, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter link). The Rays acquired cash rather than a player to be named later to round out the deal. The initial trade was announced as Martinez to the Cubs in exchange for minor league infielder…...2020

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Jose Martinez injury and suspension

  • • Jose Martinez Suffers Torn Meniscus
    José Martínez suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee yesterday, Mets manager Luis Rojas told reporters (including Anthony DiComo of MLB.com and Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News). The first baseman/corner outfielder will undergo surgery this weekend. He is expected to be out around four months. Martínez was injured when he collided…...2021
  • • Disciplinary Committee suspends Philadelphia Union's Jose Martinez, fines Nani, Castellanos
    2020
  • • Rays give up top pitching prospect to acquire Jose Martinez from Cardinals
    The Rays have acquired first baseman-outfielder Jose Martinez, outfielder Randy Arozarena and the Cardinals’ Competitive Balance Round A draft pick in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Matthew Liberatore, the Rays’ pick in Competitive Balance Round B, and a catching prospect from the lower levels of the minors, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reports (Twitter link). Edgardo Rodriguez is the catche...2020
  • • Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna headed for MRI for torso pain
    Cardinals left fielder Marcell Ozuna was scratched from Wednesday’s lineup after experiencing pain in his torso, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Goold further tweets that Ozuna is headed for an MRI tomorrow, and manager Mike Shildt expressed some concern about a potential intercostal strain.  It’s a frustrating development for both team and player, as Ozuna was hoping to boun...2019
  • • Cards storm back twice to best Mets in 13
    Dexter Fowler struck in the final frame, lining a walk-off single off Paul Sewald to score Jose Martinez and give the Cardinals a 4-3 victory and a series win over the Mets. Down to their final out in the 10th after the Mets went ahead on a bases-loaded walk, Martinez kept the game alive with a run-scoring double off closer Jeurys Familia. Noah Syndergaard cruised through his first seven innings, ...2018
  • • Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Takeaways: Michael Conforto, Jose Martinez worth your time after all?
    How often will Jose Martinez play? Could spring stars Amir Garrett and Daniel Vogelbach make the major-league roster? Our Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings and offers injury updates for Michael Conforto, Marcus Stroman and Zack Greinke....2018
  • • Left thumb continues to plague J. Martinez
    With his left thumb still ailing several days after jamming it on a swing, Jose Martinez will return to St. Louis on Saturday so that the Cardinals' medical staff can get a better look at the injury....2017
  • • Left thumb continues to plague J. Martinez
    With his left thumb still ailing several days after jamming it on a swing, Jose Martinez will return to St. Louis on Saturday so that the Cardinals' medical staff can get a better look at the injury....2017
  • • Cards activate Martinez, option Grichuk
    After missing 18 games with a groin injury, Jose Martinez was activated by the Cardinals on Monday. The club sent Randal Grichuk down in a corresponding roster move ahead of the team's four-game series against the Dodgers in Busch Stadium....2017
  • • Cards activate Martinez, option Grichuk
    After missing 18 games with a groin injury, Jose Martinez was activated by the Cardinals on Monday. The club sent Randal Grichuk down in a corresponding roster move ahead of the team's four-game series against the Dodgers in Busch Stadium....2017

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Jose Martinez trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Top 50 First-Year-Player Draft Prospects for Dynasty Leagues in 2022
    Dynasty drafts come in several shapes and sizes. Some leagues break the player groups into veterans and prospects. Some leagues let you draft 34-year-old relievers right alongside 16-year-old little brothers. I don't really have a favorite way to cut it up. I just love the game. Though I will say the Razz 30 has something special going on with a prospects-only draft and a vets-only auction that be...2022
  • • MLS Ticker: Union signs Martinez to new contract, Dynamo signs goalkeeper Morton, and more
    Philadelphia Union midfielder Jose Martinez became a fan favorite for his aggressive style of play and was rewarded Wednesday with a new contract at the club. Following his breakout 2020 season, Martinez's (...)...2021
  • • Philadelphia Union and midfielder Jose Martinez agree to new contract
    2021
  • • Mets To Sign Jose Martinez
    The Mets have agreed to a one-year, split contract with free agent outfielder/first baseman Jose Martinez, reports USA Today’s Bob Nightengale (Twitter link). If he makes the Major League roster, he’ll receive a $1MM salary with up to $500K available in additional incentives. In the minors, he’ll earn at a $225K clip, per MLB.com’s Mark…...2021
  • • Cubs Non-Tender Schwarber, Almora, Tepera
    7:14pm: The Cubs announced that Schwarber, Almora, right-hander Ryan Tepera and first baseman/outfielder Jose Martinez have all been non-tendered. 6:46pm: The Cubs have informed outfielder Kyle Schwarber that he won’t be tendered a contract for the upcoming season, ESPN’s Jesse Rogers reports (via Twitter). USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported prior that “barring a change o...2020
  • • Rays, Cubs Complete Jose Martinez Trade
    The Rays and Cubs have completed their Aug. 30 Jose Martinez trade, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (Twitter link). The Rays acquired cash rather than a player to be named later to round out the deal. The initial trade was announced as Martinez to the Cubs in exchange for minor league infielder…...2020
  • • Cubs Select Patrick Wisdom
    The Cubs have selected infielder Patrick Wisdom, optioned first baseman/outfielder Jose Martinez and placed right-hander Manuel Rodriguez on the 45-day injured list, Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic was among those to report. Wisdom could now see his first action with the Cubs, who signed him to a minor league contract Aug. 23. He began his…...2020
  • • Rays trade Jose Martinez to Cubs
    2020
  • • Cubs acquire Jose Martinez from Rays to bolster offense at trade deadline
    Tampa will receive two players to be named later...2020
  • • A look at how the Rays built their 2020 roster in the offseason
    After reaching the ALDS last season, the Rays had their usual busy offseason in search of the roster mix that could bring them into championship contention. Major League Signings Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, 3B/OF: Two years, $12M (plus $2.4M in posting/release fees to Yokohama DeNA BayStars) Total spend: $14.4M Trades and Claims Acquired OF Hunter Renfroe and IF prospect Xavier Edwards from the Padres for...2020

Jose Martinez stats and results

  • • Error helps Brewers shave magic number to 3
    An Eric Thames triple that skipped past Cardinals right fielder Jose Martinez in the eighth inning, followed by an errant pickoff by Cards reliever Bud Norris gave the Brewers the go-ahead run they needed to overcome Josh Hader's rough night in a 6-4 win at Busch Stadium. Milwaukee closed to within 1 1/2 games of the National League Central-leading Cubs and pushed another game ahead of the Cardina...2018
  • • Report: Yankees 'have no plans to trade Andujar'
    The Yankees were involved in the Manny Machado sweepstakes before the Dodgers acquired him from the Orioles this week, though adding him wouldn’t have led New York to trade rookie third baseman Miguel Andujar. Rather, the Yankees simply would have platooned Andujar at first base or sent him down to the minors while Machado played third, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (subscription required). Th...2018
  • • Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: Spring risers & fallers; closer updates; your bust picks
    What should we make of Spring Training stats and velocity? In the cases of Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey, we are starting to draw conclusions. We’re also discussing risers and fallers and eye-opening hitting stats from Byung Ho Park and Jose Martinez....2017
  • • Best Twitter Reactions to Arizona Cardinals' Monday Night Win
    2015

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  • • Pham seizing his Cardinals moment
    Tommy Pham went quietly to Minor League camp in the waning days of Spring Training. At the time, he looked lost at the plate (9-for-42 with 16 strikeouts) and had been outplayed by Jose Martinez....2017
  • • Martinez fulfills long-awaited Major League dream
    The path to Pittsburgh, where Jose Martinez put on a big league uniform for the first time on Tuesday, spanned 10 years, four organizations, 3,242 at-bats and many moments of wondering if his chance would ever come. Finally, it has....2016

Top Jose Martinez news

  • • Cards gain ground with series win over Reds
    Cautioned by their manager not to get caught looking ahead to a huge weekend series at Wrigley Field, the Cardinals took care of the task at hand on Thursday by securing a series victory over the Reds with a 5-2 win. Luke Weaver shined over six innings, while Jose Martinez and Tommy Pham keyed the offense....2017
  • • Cards thump Padres with 2 HRs from Jose
    Behind two home runs from Jose Martinez, the Cardinals continued their playoff push Tuesday night, downing the Padres, 8-4, at Petco Park....2017
  • • The Jose way: Martinez's 2 HRs lift Cards
    Behind two home runs from Jose Martinez, the Cardinals continued their playoff push Tuesday night, downing the Padres, 8-4, at Petco Park....2017
  • • Weaver stalls Bucs as J-Mart fuels Cards
    Unlikely sources have played key roles in helping the Cardinals stay in the postseason chase. The trend continued on Friday night as the Cardinals defeated the Pirates, 4-1, led by rookie Luke Weaver's fifth straight scoreless start and the continued offensive success of Jose Martinez....2017
  • • Weaver stalls Bucs as J-Mart fuels Cards
    Unlikely sources have played key roles in helping the Cardinals stay in the postseason chase. The trend continued on Friday night as the Cardinals defeated the Pirates, 4-1, led by rookie Luke Weaver's fifth straight scoreless start and the continued offensive success of Jose Martinez....2017
  • • Rays Acquire Jose Martinez, Randy Arozarena From Cardinals
    The Rays have acquired first baseman/outfielder Jose Martinez, outfielder Randy Arozarena, and the Cardinals’ Competitive Balance Round A draft pick in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Matthew Liberatore, the Rays’ pick in Competitive Balance Round B, and a catching prospect from the lower levels of the minors, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reports (Twitter link).  It was̷...2020
  • • Cards blank Crew behind Martinez's 2 homers
    Jose Martinez had two home runs and three RBIs to back Lance Lynn's strong start as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-0, on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Busch Stadium....2017
  • • Cards blank Crew behind Martinez's 2 homers
    Jose Martinez had two home runs and three RBIs to back Lance Lynn's strong start as the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 6-0, on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Busch Stadium....2017
  • • Cards powerful as Martinez hits 4th spring HR
    Alberto Rosario hit a go-ahead RBI single in a two-run seventh inning and Jose Martinez hit his fourth homer of the spring as the Cardinals rallied for a 12-6 win over the Astros on Monday night at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches....2017
  • • Cards powerful as Martinez hits 4th spring HR
    Alberto Rosario hit a go-ahead RBI single in a two-run seventh inning and Jose Martinez hit his fourth homer of the spring as the Cardinals rallied for a 12-6 win over the Astros on Monday night at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches....2017
  • • Martinez hits 2 HRs to lift Cards past Red Sox
    Jose Martinez, who is trying to win a bench spot for the Cardinals, clubbed a pair of two-run homers to fuel his split squad to a 7-2 victory over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at JetBlue Park....2017
  • • Moreland stays hot for Red Sox vs. Cards
    Jose Martinez, who is trying to win a bench spot for the Cardinals, clubbed a pair of two-run homers to fuel his split squad to a 7-2 victory over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at JetBlue Park....2017
  • • Martinez hits pair of 2-run HRs to sink Red Sox
    Jose Martinez, who is trying to win a bench spot for the Cardinals, clubbed a pair of two-run homers to fuel his split squad to a 7-2 victory over the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at JetBlue Park....2017
  • • Cubs Acquire Jose Martinez From Rays
    The Cubs are acquiring DH José Martínez from the Rays, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan (Twitter link). Chicago is sending two players to be named later in exchange. The Cubs have since announced the deal. Catcher Josh Phegley has been designated for assignment to clear roster space. More to come....2020

Jose Martinez fantasy rankings and news

  • • Top 50 First-Year-Player Draft Prospects for Dynasty Leagues in 2022
    2022

Jose Martinez schedule, game

  • • Mets’ depth chart for 2021 spring training
    2021
  • • Cubs option Martinez to clear spot for Hamilton
    The Cubs optioned slumping slugger Jose Martinez to their alternate training site on Tuesday, clearing a roster spot for outfielder Billy Hamilton, who was claimed off waivers on Monday. Martinez is 0-for-14 since joining the Cubs....2020
  • • Cubs Option Jose Martinez
    The Cubs have optioned recently acquired first baseman/outfielder/designated hitter Jose Martinez, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune was among those to report. The move cleared 28-man roster space for just-claimed outfielder Billy Hamilton. It’s a bit of a surprise to see Martinez headed to the Cubs’ alternate training site so soon, as they landed him…...2020
  • • How Worried Should The Cardinals Be About Paul Goldschmidt?
    The Cardinals reached the 2019 NLCS on the strength of their pitching and defense, as the team’s offensive efforts could best be described as middle of the pack.  After letting Marcell Ozuna leave in free agency and trading Jose Martinez to the Rays, St. Louis did more to subtract than add from the lineup during…...2020
  • • Rays-Cardinals swap a good old-fashioned win-win trade
    Adding Jose Martinez helps Tampa Bay's lineup, while St. Louis lands a top pitching prospect -- and might not be done yet....2020
  • • Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna headed for MRI for torso pain
    2019
  • • MLB rumors: Phillies remain potential fit for Dallas Keuchel; Cardinals sign Jose Martinez to new deal
    Here's the latest MLB gossip as spring training rolls on...2019
  • • Report: Mariners 'increasingly confident' they'll trade Edwin Encarnacion
    The Mariners have grown “increasingly confident” they’ll be able to trade designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion before their spring training opens, according to Jon Morosi of MLB.com says. Encarnacion’s market has picked up in the wake of the Twins’ agreement with Nelson Cruz, whose suitors are now turning to the former. The Rays, White Sox and Astros are each “involved” on both Encarn...2018
  • • Gomber opens 3-game road set vs. Dodgers
    Left-hander Austin Gomber will be the first of three rookie starters the Cardinals send out to face the Dodgers in another series matchup of National League Wild Card contenders. Gomber will face lefty Alex Wood in Monday's series opener, which is scheduled for 9:10 p.m. CT at Dodger Stadium. The Cardinals hope to have second baseman Kolten Wong and right fielder/first baseman Jose Martinez back i...2018
  • • Cards pack 2B punch, tie Bucs for 3rd in Central
    The Cardinals mashed their way to victory behind 14 hits on Saturday against the Pirates. Jose Martinez -- a late addition to the lineup -- doubled twice, and Jedd Gyorko followed each time with an RBI double. Jordy Mercer and Adam Frazier jolted Pittsburgh with clutch RBI hits in the fourth inning, but the Bucs' bats went silent against the St. Louis bullpen. Matt Carpenter put a bow on the win w...2018

Jose Martinez rumors, scandals

  • • MLB rumors: Phillies remain potential fit for Dallas Keuchel; Cardinals sign Jose Martinez to new deal
    2019
  • • Best Twitter Reactions to Arizona Cardinals' Monday Night Win
    2015

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