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Nick Martinez
4.55 5-12 77
Team: TexasHt / Wt: 6-1 / 175
Position: SPBorn: 8/5/1990 Birthplace: Hialeah, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 18th Round by Rangers (2011)

Latest News
Sep. 24 3:43 PM PT4:43 PM MT5:43 PM CT6:43 PM ET18:43 ET22:43 GMT6:43 3:43 PM MST5:43 PM EST6:13 PM VEN2:43 UAE (+1)5:43 PM CT-Martinez pitched 6 2-3 scoreless innings to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Martinez (5-11, 4.61 ERA) got his first win at home and his first at night. The rookie right-hander went into the game 0-6 in eight starts at Globe Life Park in Arlington and 0-10 in 14 starts at night. He allowed five hits, no walks and struck out five while winning in back-to-back outings for the first time.
Sep. 19 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET17:54 ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST5:24 PM VEN1:54 UAE (+1)4:54 PM CT-Martinez earned his first win in five starts in Thursday's 7-2 victory over Oakland.
Analysis: Martinez (4-11, 4.85 ERA) allowed two runs and three hits in 5 2-3 innings. The seven runs of support were two more than in his previous four games.
July 23 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Martinez gave up only three hits in 5 1-3 shutout innings in Tuesday's 2-1 loss at the Yankees, though he didn't suffer the loss.
Analysis: Martinez's last win came on May 24 and he's 0-5 with a 6.98 ERA in eight outings since.
July 8 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have placed right-hander Nick Martinez on the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Martinez has discomfort in his left side, and the move was retroactive to July 2. He is 1-6 with a 5.10 ERA over 16 games (11 starts) for the Rangers.
July 7 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Martinez has been scratched from Tuesday's scheduled start.
Analysis: Martinez is dealing with discomfort in his back.
June 27 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Martinez struggled yet again in Thursday's loss to Detroit as he was charged with four runs and six hits over 2 1-3 innings in the 6-0 defeat.
Analysis: Martinez has been awful over his last six games, going 0-4 with a 7.62 ERA.
June 22 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Martinez allowed two runs and three hits in seven-plus innings after retiring his first 15 batters Saturday.
Analysis: Martinez recorded 10 of his first 15 outs on fly balls so he is a very smart pitcher. He faces the Tigers next.
Apr. 6 10:25 AM PT11:25 AM MT12:25 PM CT1:25 PM ET13:25 ET17:25 GMT1:25 10:25 AM MST12:25 PM EST12:55 PM VEN21:25 UAE12:25 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have activated Yu Darvish from the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday's game against Tampa Bay and optioned Martinez to Double-A Frisco.
Analysis: Martinez pitched well in his major league debut Saturday night, allowing three runs and four hits over six innings against the Rays. He was in line for a victory until Tampa Bay scored twice in the eighth off Neal Cotts en route to a 5-4 win. "He's going to pitch for the Texas Rangers as we move forward at some point for a long time," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. "Don't read anything too much into the fact he's been sent back down."
Apr. 5 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE2:24 PM CT-The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract of right-hander Nick Martinez from Double-A Frisco.
Analysis: Martinez was called up Saturday to make his major league debut as the starting pitcher that night against Tampa Bay.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
2014 Tex 5 12 0 - 0 29 24 0 140.1 150 79 71 18 55 1 77 1.46 4.55
Career 5 12 0 - 0 29 24 0 140.1 150 79 71 18 55 1 77 1.46 4.55

Hitting Statistics
2014 Tex 32 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 32 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1616 94 87 91.2 67.25
Curveball 167 80 73 76 6.95
Slider 357 88 81 84.3 14.86
Changeup 263 92 80 83 10.94

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