|June 29 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-Martinez held the Cubs to one run in six innings Sunday in a 4-1 victory, winning for the fifth time in six starts.
Analysis: Martinez has been lights out over the last month-plus for the Cardinals, going 6-1 with a 1.35 ERA in his last eight outings.
|June 18 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-Martinez lost for the first time in six starts Wednesday, giving up two runs - one earned - and five hits over 6 2-3 innings of a 3-1 defeat at Minnesota.
Analysis: Though he lost Wednesday, it wasn't due to a poor performance. Martinez has been a huge boon for the Cardinals' rotation, going 4-2 with a 1.19 ERA in his last seven outings.
|June 11 1:04 PM PT2:04 PM MT3:04 PM CT4:04 PM ET16:04 ET20:04 GMT4:04 1:04 PM MST3:04 PM EST3:34 PM VEN0:04 UAE (+1)3:04 PM CT-Martinez pitched efficiently into the seventh inning for a fifth straight start, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday to avoid a series sweep.
Analysis: Martinez gave his owners a huge bonus with two hits at the plate.
|June 6 10:33 AM PT11:33 AM MT12:33 PM CT1:33 PM ET13:33 ET17:33 GMT1:33 10:33 AM MST12:33 PM EST1:03 PM VEN21:33 UAE12:33 PM CT-Martinez outpitched Brett Anderson again during their second low-scoring duel in six days, and the St. Louis Cardinals scratched across a pair of runs in the eighth inning to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night.
Analysis: Martinez (6-2, 2.94 ERA) allowed his only run in the second on a bases-loaded walk to Joc Pederson, ending his scoreless streak at 21 1-3 innings. The right-hander gave up three hits and had a career-high 11 strikeouts in seven innings to the Dodgers. Last Sunday, Martinez held them to one hit over seven innings and struck out eight in a 3-1 victory over Anderson, which followed an emotional tribute to Martinez's late teammate Oscar Taveras.
|June 1 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET16:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)3:31 PM CT-Martinez earned his fifth victory Sunday against the Dodgers with another scoreless outing, allowing just one hit over seven innings of a 3-1 win.
Analysis: Martinez is 2-0 over his last three starts, throwing 20 1-3 scoreless innings.
|May 26 3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT-Martinez put together another strong start Monday against the Diamondbacks, throwing seven scoreless innings in the club's 3-2 win, though he wasn't able to earn a victory himself.
Analysis: Martinez is 4-2 with a 3.54 ERA through nine starts.
|Apr. 25 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-Martinez dazzled with eight strikeouts in seven scoreless innings Friday.
Analysis: The Cardinals pitching staff is an embarrassment of riches, as Martinez' strong start is only the latest in a long string of dominance. He is 2-0 with a 1.42 ERA as a starter this season.
|Mar. 30 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-The St. Louis Cardinals have picked Carlos Martinez as their fifth starter. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny made the announcement about the rotation on Monday.
Analysis: The 23-year-old Martinez went 2-4 with a 4.03 ERA in 57 games for the NL Central champions last year. The right-hander made seven starts.
|2013||StL||2||1||1 - 1||21||1||0||28.1||31||16||16||1||9||1||24||1.41||5.08|
|2014||StL||2||4||1 - 6||57||7||0||89.1||90||41||40||4||36||8||84||1.41||4.03|
|2015||StL||9||3||0 - 0||17||16||0||100.0||84||31||30||10||41||2||105||1.25||2.70|
|Career||13||8||2 - 7||95||24||0||217.2||205||88||86||15||86||11||213||1.34||3.56|
|2013||StL||Total||0||1||0 - 0||12||0||0||12.2||7||5||5||0||3||1||11||3.55|
|LDS||0||1||0 - 0||3||0||0||2.0||1||2||2||0||1||0||2||9.00|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||4||0||0||4.2||1||0||0||0||1||0||4||0.00|
|WS||0||0||0 - 0||5||0||0||6.0||5||3||3||0||1||1||5||4.50|
|2014||StL||Total||0||0||0 - 0||4||0||0||4.0||3||1||1||0||4||0||2||1.93|
|LDS||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.1||0||1||1||0||1||0||1||6.75|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||3||0||0||2.2||3||0||0||0||3||0||1||0.00|
|Career||0||1||0 - 0||16||0||0||16.2||10||6||6||0||7||1||13||3.24|