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J.D. Martinez

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2016 Stats

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.307

HR

22

RBI

68

R

69

SB

1

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

It would be wrong to say Martinez struggled through the first two months of 2016, but his .820 OPS was a level below the upper-.800 range he had shown over the previous the two seasons. When he hit at...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Foot
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.

March 22, 2017  –  J.D. Martinez News

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Martinez indicated that he's encouraged that he's been able to put weight on his sprained right foot, but fears he may not be ready for Opening Day, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News 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
2016 28 AAA TOL 8 38 36 3 10 3 3 0 0 5 1 0 1 11 0 0 1 .278 .316 .361 .677
2016 28 MAJ DET 120 517 460 69 141 59 35 2 22 68 1 2 49 128 0 5 3 .307 .373 .535 .908
2017 Spring Training 29   DET 15 40 37 5 8 5 3 0 2 3 0 0 3 16 0 0 0 .216 .275 .459 .734
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3-Year Averages     133 550 499 73 149 61 32 2 27 82 3 2 44 144 0 4 3 .299 .356 .533 .889
Career  (View All)     653 2,627 2,396 306 674 259 142 10 107 372 12 10 195 658 0 22 14 .281 .336 .483 .819

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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J.D. Martinez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .373 .535 .908
Oct. 1 @Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .374 .537 .911
Sep. 30 @Atl 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .377 .542 .919
Sep. 29 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 28 Cle 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .381 .548 .929
Sep. 27 Cle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .381 .547 .928
Sep. 26 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .313 .380 .549 .929
Sep. 25 KC 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .311 .379 .542 .921
Sep. 24 KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .379 .541 .920
Sep. 23 KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .309 .377 .542 .919
Sep. 22 @Min 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .381 .547 .928
Sep. 22 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .382 .551 .933
Sep. 21 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 20 @Min 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .317 .384 .556 .940
Sep. 18 @Cle 5 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .381 .555 .936
Sep. 17 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .379 .545 .924
Sep. 16 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .378 .547 .925
Sep. 15 Min 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .381 .552 .933
Sep. 14 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .380 .553 .933
Sep. 13 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .384 .558 .942
Sep. 12 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .387 .564 .951
Sep. 11 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .391 .570 .961
Sep. 10 Bal 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .327 .392 .574 .966
Sep. 9 Bal 3 1 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325 .390 .573 .963
Sep. 7 @CWS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .384 .570 .954
Sep. 6 @CWS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .383 .572 .955
Sep. 5 @CWS 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .382 .573 .955
Sep. 4 @KC 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .384 .579 .963
Sep. 3 @KC 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .383 .571 .954
Sep. 2 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .381 .571 .952
Last 7 Games 23 2 5 1 0 1 2 1 12 0 0 0 0 1 .217 .250 .391 .641
Last 14 Games 44 4 9 3 0 1 6 7 19 0 1 0 2 1 .205 .302 .341 .643
Last 30 Games 104 12 27 5 0 3 14 14 35 0 1 0 2 1 .260 .342 .394 .736

J.D. Martinez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 118 118 1
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
2016121165211.306.512.861
20151172610252.265.538.915
2014114139271.307.6401.003

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163395317470.307.543.925
20154796728771.286.534.870
20143274414495.318.523.880

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162243513431.362.6341.041
20152984320510.282.547.891
20142073013384.304.560.910

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016236349250.254.441.783
20152985018513.282.523.867
20142342710382.325.547.913
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
2016 28 AAA TOL 38 36 2.6% 28.9% 0.09 69% .400 .083
2016 28 MAJ DET 517 460 9.5% 24.8% 0.38 72% .384 .228
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3-Year Averages     550 499 8% 26.2% 0.31 71% .372 .234
Career     2,627 2,396 7.4% 25% 0.30 73% .348 .202

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J.D. Martinez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 RF 1306.3 -17 265 0 -17 690 1 449 5
2016 RF 1027.3 -36 220 -19 -36 521 -9 233 -5
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 RF 9 6 -15 0 0 5 4 -5 0 4
2016 RF -3 -6 -9 0 0 -4 0 -18 0 -22

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2016 Stat Review for J.D. Martinez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
24.8% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.908 OPS
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.373 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.307 AVG
ELITE
.384 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.535 SLG
ELITE
.228 ISO
GREAT

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for J.D. Martinez

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

Martinez (foot) will undergo a stress CT scan in Charlotte on Friday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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The Tigers received MRI results on Martinez's sprained right foot, but won't disclose the details until the outfielder receives a second opinion from a specialist, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Martinez (foot) is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Sunday, Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Martinez has been diagnosed with a mid right foot sprain and is set to be reevaluated Sunday.

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Martinez exited Saturday's game with an apparent leg injury, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.

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Martinez is focused on improving his defense in 2017 after a down year in the field last season, MLB.com reports.

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Martinez (pectoral) will man right field and bat in the cleanup spot in Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Braves.

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Martinez was scratched from Saturday's Grapefruit League game with pectoral tightness, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

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 OBP (.344) was still solid despite whiffing 178 times. The Tigers and his fantasy owners can live with those strikeouts if Martinez can continue to deliver as one of MLB's best power hitters. Draft him as a top-10 outfielder, but watch for a drop-off in performance after the All-Star break. Martinez has been a better first-half performer the last two seasons and seems to tire a bit in the second half.

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.