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J.D. Martinez

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

AVG

.282

HR

38

RBI

102

R

93

SB

3

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Martinez proved his breakout of 2014 was real with elite production in 2015. He delivered 38 home runs and 102 RBI, with an .879 OPS; all three of those stats were top-10 in the American League. His O...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 221   DOB: 8/21/1987   BORN: Miami, FL   COLLEGE: Nova Southeastern   DRAFTED: 20th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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J.D. Martinez Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $18.5 million contract in February of 2016.

February 8, 2016  –  J.D. Martinez News

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The Tigers and Martinez agreed to a two-year contract Monday, avoiding arbitration, Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports.

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J.D. Martinez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 22 A LEX 88 393 348 83 126 49 31 3 15 64 3 0 33 55 0 1 11 .362 .433 .598 1.031
2010 22 AA COR 50 207 189 24 57 13 9 1 3 25 2 2 15 42 0 1 2 .302 .357 .407 .764
2011 23 AA COR 88 370 317 50 107 39 25 1 13 72 1 0 42 55 0 7 4 .338 .414 .546 .960
2011 23 MAJ HOU 53 226 208 29 57 19 13 0 6 35 0 1 13 48 0 3 2 .274 .319 .423 .742
2012 24 AAA OKL 23 95 90 6 21 6 6 0 0 4 0 1 4 17 0 1 0 .233 .263 .300 .563
2012 24 MAJ HOU 113 438 395 34 95 28 14 3 11 55 0 2 40 96 0 2 1 .241 .311 .375 .686
2013 25 AA COR 5 20 20 1 6 3 2 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .300 .550 .850
2013 25 MAJ HOU 86 309 296 24 74 24 17 0 7 36 2 0 10 82 0 3 0 .250 .272 .378 .650
2014 26 AAA TOL 17 71 65 16 20 14 3 1 10 22 2 0 3 17 0 0 3 .308 .366 .846 1.212
2014 26 MAJ DET 123 480 441 57 139 56 30 3 23 76 6 3 30 126 0 6 3 .315 .358 .553 .911
2015 27 MAJ DET 158 657 596 93 168 73 33 2 38 102 3 2 53 178 0 3 5 .282 .344 .535 .879
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3-Year Averages     122 481 444 58 127 49 26 1 22 71 3 1 31 128 0 4 2 .286 .333 .498 .830

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J.D. Martinez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 @CWS 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .282 .344 .535 .879
Oct. 3 @CWS 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .345 .537 .882
Oct. 2 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .345 .537 .882
Sep. 30 @Tex 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .346 .540 .886
Sep. 29 @Tex 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .343 .537 .880
Sep. 28 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .342 .533 .875
Sep. 27 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .343 .536 .879
Sep. 26 Min 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .345 .539 .884
Sep. 25 Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .344 .539 .883
Sep. 23 CWS 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .343 .539 .882
Sep. 22 CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .342 .538 .880
Sep. 21 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .341 .538 .879
Sep. 21 CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .343 .542 .885
Sep. 20 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .345 .545 .890
Sep. 19 KC 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .347 .549 .896
Sep. 18 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .287 .348 .551 .899
Sep. 16 @Min 6 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .347 .553 .900
Sep. 15 @Min 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .347 .550 .897
Sep. 14 @Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .346 .549 .895
Sep. 13 @Cle 5 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .345 .549 .894
Sep. 13 @Cle 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .343 .547 .890
Sep. 12 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Cle Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Cle 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .342 .545 .887
Sep. 9 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .342 .548 .890
Sep. 8 TB 5 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .344 .551 .895
Sep. 7 TB 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .344 .549 .893
Sep. 6 Cle 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .347 .553 .900
Sep. 5 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .287 .349 .556 .905
Sep. 4 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .347 .552 .899
Last 7 Days 23 4 5 2 0 1 4 4 7 0 0 0 1 0 .217 .321 .435 .756
Last 14 Days 48 7 11 4 0 1 6 6 15 0 0 0 1 0 .229 .309 .375 .684
Last 30 Days 104 16 27 8 0 4 15 11 31 0 1 1 1 0 .260 .333 .452 .785

J.D. Martinez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 148 148 10
2014 111 83 34 5
2013 70 50 25 12
2012 100 100 5
2011 52 51 1

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J.D. Martinez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151172610252.265.538.915
2014114139271.307.6401.003
2013967291.229.354.621

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20154796728771.286.534.870
20143274414495.318.523.880
2013200175271.260.390.664

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152984320510.282.547.891
20142073013384.304.560.910
2013145114140.200.338.556

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152985018513.282.523.867
20142342710382.325.547.913
2013151133222.298.417.740
J.D. Martinez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 22 A LEX 393 348 8.4% 14% 0.60 84% .399 .236
2010 22 AA COR 207 189 7.2% 20.3% 0.36 78% .375 .105
2011 23 AA COR 370 317 11.4% 14.9% 0.76 83% .378 .208
2011 23 MAJ HOU 226 208 5.8% 21.2% 0.27 77% .331 .149
2012 24 AAA OKL 95 90 4.2% 17.9% 0.24 81% .288 .067
2012 24 MAJ HOU 438 395 9.1% 21.9% 0.42 76% .292 .134
2013 25 AA COR 20 20 0% 5% 0.00 95% .278 .250
2013 25 MAJ HOU 309 296 3.2% 26.5% 0.12 72% .324 .128
2014 26 AAA TOL 71 65 4.2% 23.9% 0.18 74% .263 .538
2014 26 MAJ DET 480 441 6.3% 26.3% 0.24 71% .397 .238
2015 27 MAJ DET 657 596 8.1% 27.1% 0.30 70% .342 .253
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3-Year Averages     481 444 6.4% 26.6% 0.24 71% .357 .212

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2015 Stat Review for J.D. Martinez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.282 AVG
GOOD
70% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.342 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.535 SLG
ELITE
.253 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.30 BB/K
WEAK
8.1% BB Rate
GOOD
27.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.879 OPS
ELITE
.344 OBP
GOOD

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for J.D. Martinez

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J.D. Martinez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Tigers are considering signing Martinez to a contract extension over the offseason, Chris Lott of MLive.com reports.

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Martinez went 3-for-4 with a double Wednesday night in a loss to the Rangers.

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Martinez went 2-for-4 with a run scored in Tuesday's 2-1 defeat of the White Sox.

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Martinez went 2-for-6 with his 37th homer, two RBI and two runs against the Twins on Wednesday.

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Martinez went 3-for-5 with a double and drove in three runs in the first half of Sunday's doubleheader against Cleveland, and followed that up with a 2-for-4 effort, again with a double, in the second game.

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Martinez went 1-for-5 with a solo homer and RBI walk in Tuesdayís 8-7 win over the Rays.

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Martinez went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in Saturday's 6-0 defeat of the Indians.

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Martinez was hit by a pitch in the triceps but still finished the game Saturday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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Martinez cranked his 35th home run of the season Saturday in a win over Cleveland. He finished 1-for-3 with two RBI and two strikeouts. It was his first run batted in since Aug. 26.

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Martinez is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays.

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Martinez went 2-for-4 with his 34th homer -- a two-run shot -- in Wednesday's win over the Angels.

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Martinez went 2-for-5 with a double and a home run Monday against the Reds. He drove in three runs and now has 84 on the season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Martinez was easily one of the biggest fantasy surprises of 2014. After being released by the Astros during spring training, Martinez was quickly signed to a minor league contract by the Tigers, who assigned him to Triple-A Toledo to begin the season. He was able to force the Tigersí hand after just 17 games with the Mud Hens and his success carried over to the majors, as Martinez quickly took over as Detroitís everyday left fielder. While itís hard to argue with the strong numbers he posted, Martinezís production was buoyed by an unsustainable .397 BABIP. He also struggled with his plate discipline, posting a 71 percent contact rate and 0.24 BB/K ratio. The odds are stacked against Martinez repeating his magical 2014 campaign, but he is a former top prospect with solid power, and it certainly wonít hurt his cause hitting behind superstars Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. Owners will want to make sure they donít pay for his 2014 production, but thereís still plenty of value to be had here if the price tag is right.

2013

Martinez began the season hitting third for the Astros, but imploded the second time through the division, earning himself a demotion in early August. Still, we can not call 2012 a total failure. Martinez proved that he can hit well in the clutch (as evidenced in part by his team-leading RBI total), though few would argue that he has below-average speed and is stiff on the basepaths. The Astros' move to the American League will afford Martinez some added opportunities in the DH spot, but that role may be shared with Brett Wallace thanks to the addition of Carlos Pena at first base.

2012

The Hunter Pence trade coupled with a hot start at the plate allowed Martinez to parlay a late July callup into an opportunity to remain a regular in the Astros lineup for most of the remainder of the season. He can hit for a decent average and has developing power, though the questions persist about his ultimate upside. The Astros have a lot of outfield options, so there's a chance Martinez could be moved to right from left. He figures to get regular at-bats, wherever he winds up playing.