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Rafael Martin

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Washington Nationals

2016 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

3.00

WHIP

0.33

K

5

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Martin finally got his first crack at the majors in 2015, and while his 18.2 K/9 rate in 12.1 innings is certainly eye-opening, don't pencil him as the Nationals' next closer just yet. The 31-year-old...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 226   DOB: 5/16/1984   BORN: San Fernando, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Martin signed a minor league contract with Washington in February of 2010.

September 2, 2016  –  Rafael Martin News

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Rafael Martin Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 26 AA HAR 47 0 0 67.1 55 27 5 58 26 5 4 0 0 0 3.61 1.21
2011 27 A POT 32 0 0 8.0 6 1 0 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.13 1.00
2011 27 AA HAR 32 0 0 35.2 27 7 1 44 9 4 1 13 0 0 1.77 1.02
2012 28 R GUL 2 0 0 3.0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
2012 28 AA HAR 2 0 0 17.0 21 14 4 14 12 0 0 0 0 0 7.41 1.94
2012 28 AAA SYR 2 0 0 17.2 16 14 2 15 11 0 0 0 0 0 7.13 1.57
2013 29 R GUL 17 0 0 5.0 3 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.60
2013 29 A POT 17 0 0 26.0 12 3 1 33 14 0 0 2 0 0 1.04 1.00
2014 30 A POT 2 0 0 4.2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2014 30 AA HAR 11 0 0 20.0 15 6 1 20 5 2 1 1 0 0 2.70 1.00
2014 30 AAA SYR 25 0 0 33.2 20 3 0 42 7 1 1 10 0 0 0.80 0.81
2015 31 AAA SYR 46 0 0 56.0 41 20 4 68 16 5 5 12 0 0 3.21 1.02
2015 31 MAJ WAS 13 0 0 12.3 12 7 4 25 5 2 0 0 0 0 5.11 1.38
2016 32 AAA SYR 50 0 0 49.1 43 25 7 50 25 2 4 22 0 0 4.56 1.38
2016 32 MAJ WAS 6 0 0 3.0 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 0.33
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3-Year Averages     13 0 0 12.3 12 7 4 25 5 2 0 0 0 0 5.11 1.38
Career  (View All)     19 0 0 15.3 12 8 4 30 6 2 0 0 4.70 1.17

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Rafael Martin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 26 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 0.33
Sep. 25 @Pit 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 0.50
Sep. 18 @Atl 0.0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.40 0.60
Sep. 4 @NYM 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Sep. 3 @NYM 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.4 IP/G
1.3 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 6.75 0.75
Last 30 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.4 IP/G
2.0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.50 0.50
Last 60 Games (Team)
5 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.4 IP/G
2.0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.50 0.50
Rafael Martin Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Sep. 1 Pawtucket 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0.00 0.00
Aug. 29 Pawtucket 0.0 6 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Aug. 27 Pawtucket 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 3.00
Aug. 23 Pawtucket 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 2.00
Aug. 19 Lehigh Vly 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 L 0 9.00 3.00
Aug. 18 Lehigh Vly 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Aug. 14 Columbus 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Aug. 9 Rochester 1.0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0.00 2.00
Aug. 7 Scranton-WB 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Aug. 3 Buffalo 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 2.00
Jul. 31 Buffalo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 0.5 IP/G
1.0 6 5 5 0 1 2 0 0 0 0-0 1 45.00 7.00
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
10.0 11 7 6 0 8 10 1 1 0 0-1 2 5.40 1.90

Rafael Martin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20162100000.000
201519445002.357

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20164010000.000
2015372117202.200

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20161.00001000.000.00
20156.300014324.261.42

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20160.700001013.501.50
20156.020011226.001.33
Rafael Martin Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 26 AA HAR 47 0 67.1 7.78 3.49 2.23 0.67 71.1% 3.61 3.65 .276
2011 27 A POT 32 0 8.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 0.00 87.5% 1.13 1.45 .323
2011 27 AA HAR 32 0 35.2 11.25 2.30 4.89 0.26 82.9% 1.77 2.09 .320
2012 28 R GUL 2 0 3.0 12.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.53 .183
2012 28 AA HAR 2 0 17.0 7.41 6.35 1.17 2.12 65.5% 7.41 6.73 .334
2012 28 AAA SYR 2 0 17.2 7.85 5.76 1.36 1.05 52% 7.13 5.41 .295
2013 29 R GUL 17 0 5.0 10.80 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.80 .270
2013 29 A POT 17 0 26.0 11.42 4.85 2.36 0.35 92% 1.04 2.89 .214
2014 30 A POT 2 0 4.2 8.57 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.30 .000
2014 30 AA HAR 11 0 20.0 9.00 2.25 4.00 0.45 73.7% 2.70 2.75 .278
2014 30 AAA SYR 25 0 33.2 11.39 1.90 6.00 0.00 88.9% 0.80 1.30 .279
2015 31 AAA SYR 46 0 56.0 10.93 2.57 4.25 0.64 69.8% 3.21 2.61 .292
2015 31 MAJ WAS 13 0 12.3 18.24 3.65 5.00 2.92 0.80 76.9% 89.2 MPH 5.11 4.82 .450
2016 32 AAA SYR 50 0 49.1 9.16 4.58 2.00 1.28 70.5% 4.56 4.61 .289
2016 32 MAJ WAS 6 0 3.0 15.00 3.00 5.00 0.00 2.00 0% 87.5 MPH 3.00 0.87 .000
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 6.23 4.27 1.46 1.20 71% 4.91 1.78 .308
Next 7 Days     0 0 1.7 6.05 4.03 1.50 1.24 71.4% 4.81 4.99 .305
Rest Of Season     0 0 1.7 6.05 4.03 1.50 1.24 71.4% 4.81 4.99 .305
3-Year Averages     13 0 12.3 18.24 3.65 5.00 2.92 76.9% 5.11 4.58 .450
Career     19 0 15.3 17.61 3.52 5.00 2.35 71.4% 4.70 3.89 .377

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

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2016 Stat Review for Rafael Martin    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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5.00 K/BB
GREAT
15.00 K/9
ELITE
3.00 BB/9
AVERAGE
87.5 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
2.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.00 ERA
AVERAGE
0.33 WHIP
ELITE
0.87 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.000 BABIP
LOW
0.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Rafael Martin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Martin was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post reports.

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Martin was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN reports.

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Martin was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday.

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Martin was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Wednesday.

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Martin was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, MASN's Dan Kolko reports.

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Martin struck out the side on Wednesday in an inning of work, but got tagged with his first run allowed on a Matt Adams solo shot.

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Martin had an eye-popping major league debut on Wednesday, tossing two shutout innings and striking out five of the seven batters he faced.

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Martin was called up from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, James Wagner of the Washington Post reports.

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Martin has been disciplined by MLB as a first-time violator of the league's drug policy and been placed on the restricted list by the Nationals, the Washington Post reports.

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2010

Martin's story is pure Hollywood: he played just one year of high school baseball and then worked in the construction industry for four years, pitching on weekends in a men's league, before winding up as a pro in the Mexican League after attending a tryout on a whim. Three years later, he's hitting 96 mph on a radar gun and getting attention from MLB clubs, eventually signing with the Nationals. If the fairy tale doesn't come crashing back down to reality in Triple-A, don't be surprised if Martin makes his highly improbable major league debut in 2010.