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J.D. Martinez

27-Year-Old Outfielder – Detroit Tigers

2015 Stats

AVG

.271

HR

9

RBI

22

R

25

SB

1

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 a...

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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 one-year, $3 million contract with the Tigers in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

May 22, 2015  –  J.D. Martinez News

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Martinez smacked an 0-1 fastball over the right-field fence to drive in three runs to key a 6-2 win over the Astros on Friday night. He finished the game 2-for-3 with a strikeout and was also hit by a pitch.

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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 44 184 166 25 45 18 9 0 9 22 1 1 15 54 0 1 2 .271 .337 .488 .825
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3-Year Averages     107 407 377 38 102 35 20 2 13 55 2 1 26 101 0 3 1 .271 .317 .438 .755

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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
May. 24 Hou 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .271 .337 .488 .825
May. 23 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .335 .481 .816
May. 22 Hou 3 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .266 .337 .487 .824
May. 21 Hou 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .327 .465 .792
May. 20 Mil 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .337 .480 .817
May. 19 Mil 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .260 .333 .479 .812
May. 18 Mil 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .329 .483 .812
May. 17 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .325 .475 .800
May. 16 @StL 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .327 .481 .808
May. 15 @StL 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .317 .485 .802
May. 14 Min 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .314 .465 .779
May. 13 Min 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .304 .463 .767
May. 12 Min 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .293 .455 .748
May. 10 KC 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .295 .436 .731
May. 9 KC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .288 .430 .718
May. 8 KC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 .281 .432 .713
May. 7 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .274 .440 .714
May. 6 @CWS 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .274 .453 .727
May. 5 @CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .259 .462 .721
May. 3 @KC 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .269 .480 .749
May. 2 @KC Did not play.
May. 1 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .280 .500 .780
Apr. 30 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .292 .522 .814
Apr. 29 @Min 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .304 .545 .849
Apr. 28 @Min 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .310 .530 .840
Apr. 27 @Min 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .278 .313 .532 .845
Apr. 26 Cle 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .291 .526 .817
Apr. 25 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .293 .528 .821
Apr. 24 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .310 .559 .869
Apr. 23 NYY 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .313 .578 .891
Last 7 Days 27 3 10 2 0 1 5 0 8 0 0 2 1 0 .370 .400 .556 .956
Last 14 Days 52 8 20 3 0 3 7 4 13 0 0 2 1 0 .385 .441 .615 1.056
Last 30 Days 106 14 29 7 0 4 10 12 40 0 1 2 1 1 .274 .355 .453 .808

J.D. Martinez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 41 41 3
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
2015305141.233.333.712
2014114139271.307.6401.003
2013967291.229.354.621

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015136208180.279.522.849
20143274414495.318.523.880
2013200175271.260.390.664

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201595145150.316.558.929
20142073013384.304.560.910
2013145114140.200.338.556

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20157111471.211.394.686
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 184 166 8.2% 29.3% 0.28 67% .350 .217
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3-Year Averages     407 377 6.4% 24.8% 0.26 73% .338 .167

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2015 Stat Review for J.D. Martinez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.271 AVG
AVERAGE
67% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.350 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.488 SLG
GREAT
.217 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.28 BB/K
POOR
8.2% BB Rate
GOOD
29.3% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.825 OPS
GREAT
.337 OBP
GOOD

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

Martinez smacked a single and a double in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Brewers. He finished 2-for-4 and extended his current hit streak to nine consecutive games.

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Martinez went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a solo home run in the 10-4 win over St. Louis on Friday.

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Martinez (back) is in the starting lineup Thursday against the Twins.

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Martinez left Wednesday's game due to tightness in his lower back and is considered day-to-day, Dana Wakiji of Fox Sports Detroit reports.

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Martinez hit his seventh home run of the season in Tuesday's win over Minnesota. It was his first home run and RBI since April 29.

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Martinez is back in the lineup Sunday against the Royals.

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Martinez is out of the lineup Saturday against the Royals.

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Martinez currently leads the Tigers with five home runs and 14 RBI, but his 20:3 K-to-BB rate have contributed to a .291 OBP, a number well below his career average (.318).

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Martinez went 1-for-4 on Saturday with a solo shot, his fifth home run of the season.

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Martinez continued to see the ball well at the plate Sunday, going 3-for-5 with a home run - his third of the season - and three RBI in a win over Cleveland.

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Martinez went 2-for-4 with his second homer and three RBI in Thursday's win over the Twins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.