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St. Louis Cardinals NL Central
 
Jose Martinez • #58 • 1B
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'6", 215 lbs.
Born:Jul 25, 1988 (29 yrs) in La Guaira, VEN
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Signed by Chicago WS in 2006.
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Kansas City in 2016.
Bats:R
Throws:R
Movements & Injuries
2017
9/26/2017 Missed 3 games (sprained left thumb).
9/23/2017 Sprained left thumb, day-to-day.
7/14/2017 Recalled from Memphis (AAA).
7/07/2017 Optioned to Memphis (AAA).
5/29/2017 Missed 18 games (strained left groin).
5/07/2017 Strained left groin, 10-day DL.
2016
9/06/2016 Recalled from Memphis (AAA).
5/25/2016 Optioned to Memphis (AAA).
5/25/2016 Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
5/18/2016 Designated for assignment by the Kansas City Royals.
3/14/2016 Optioned to Omaha (AAA).
2015
11/06/2015 Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA).
1/28/2015 Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2014
11/04/2014 Opted for minor league free agency.
6/20/2014 Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2013
11/05/2013 Opted for minor league free agency.
2012
11/13/2012 Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2006
2/16/2006 Signed as an international free agent by the Chicago White Sox.
Career Transactions
2016
5/25/2016 Kansas City Royals traded Jose A. Martinez to the St. Louis Cardinals for cash considerations.
2015
1/28/2015 Signed by the Kansas City Royals to a minor league contract.
2012
11/13/2012 Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2006
2/16/2006 Signed as an international free agent by the Chicago White Sox.
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