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Jose Martinez

29-Year-Old First Baseman – St. Louis Cardinals

2018 Stats

AVG

.297

HR

13

RBI

56

R

35

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

A relative unknown entering 2017, Martinez burst onto the scene with 14 homers and an .897 OPS in 307 plate appearances last season. He's a Statcast darling, too; Martinez finished first in xBA, fifth...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 225   DOB: 7/25/1988   BORN: La Guaira, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CWS In 2006  

July 15, 2018  –  Jose Martinez News

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Jose 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 21 R BRI 6 24 22 5 9 2 1 0 1 5 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 .409 .458 .591 1.049
2010 21 A WIN 61 261 236 28 56 14 8 1 5 24 4 1 17 42 3 3 2 .237 .291 .343 .634
2011 22 A WIN 80 333 315 45 99 21 13 3 5 29 1 3 13 44 2 1 2 .314 .344 .422 .766
2011 22 AA BIR 53 220 200 19 59 15 13 1 1 16 5 2 15 25 2 2 1 .295 .344 .385 .729
2012 23 AA BIR 114 482 436 54 108 21 15 1 5 42 6 3 41 87 2 1 2 .248 .315 .321 .636
2013 24 AA MIS 123 475 431 46 123 25 19 0 6 39 6 9 37 63 4 2 1 .285 .342 .371 .713
2014 25 A LYN 66 288 257 32 82 21 14 3 4 34 5 1 26 37 0 5 0 .319 .375 .444 .819
2015 26 R SUR 4 17 15 2 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 .333 .353 .467 .820
2015 26 AAA OMA 98 396 341 57 131 38 25 3 10 60 8 2 48 55 1 3 3 .384 .461 .563 1.024
2016 27 AAA OMA 37 160 141 18 42 13 10 0 3 18 2 0 14 24 0 4 1 .298 .356 .433 .789
2016 27 AAA MEM 87 329 301 34 81 27 18 1 8 42 9 1 25 50 1 1 1 .269 .326 .415 .741
2016 27 MAJ STL 12 18 16 4 7 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .438 .500 .500 1.000
2017 28 A+ PAL 3 14 12 4 4 3 2 0 1 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .429 .750 1.179
2017 28 MAJ STL 106 307 272 47 84 28 13 1 14 46 4 0 32 60 1 2 0 .309 .379 .518 .897
2018 29 MAJ STL 88 355 317 35 94 31 18 0 13 56 0 3 33 55 0 3 2 .297 .363 .476 .839
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3-Year Averages     59 162 144 25 45 14 7 0 7 23 2 0 17 30 0 1 0 .313 .383 .507 .890
Career  (View All)     206 680 605 86 185 60 32 1 27 103 4 3 67 116 1 5 2 .306 .374 .496 .870

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

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Jose 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
Jul. 15 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .363 .476 .839
Jul. 14 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .364 .478 .842
Jul. 13 Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .365 .479 .844
Jul. 11 @CWS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .367 .484 .851
Jul. 10 @CWS 4 0 3 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .368 .487 .855
Jul. 8 @SF 5 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .360 .480 .840
Jul. 7 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .356 .478 .834
Jul. 6 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .358 .481 .839
Jul. 5 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .359 .483 .842
Jul. 4 @Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .360 .485 .845
Jul. 3 @Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .364 .491 .855
Jul. 2 @Ari 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .366 .495 .861
Jul. 1 Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .367 .496 .863
Jun. 30 Atl 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .368 .500 .868
Jun. 29 Atl 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .301 .370 .493 .863
Jun. 27 Cle 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .375 .500 .875
Jun. 26 Cle 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .373 .500 .873
Jun. 25 Cle 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .371 .489 .860
Jun. 24 @Mil 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .373 .492 .865
Jun. 23 @Mil 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .376 .486 .862
Jun. 22 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .374 .490 .864
Jun. 21 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .376 .496 .872
Jun. 20 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .381 .504 .885
Jun. 19 @Phi 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .383 .508 .891
Jun. 18 @Phi 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .314 .381 .506 .887
Jun. 17 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 16 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 15 ChC Did not play.
Jun. 13 SD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .389 .517 .906
Jun. 12 SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .322 .391 .522 .913
Last 7 Games 22 0 8 1 0 0 4 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .440 .409 .849
Last 14 Games 41 1 11 1 0 1 5 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .318 .366 .684
Last 30 Games 91 4 20 2 0 3 14 7 21 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .276 .341 .617

Jose Martinez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 75 5 5 4
2017 33 40 24 17 3

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Jose Martinez: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 1 2

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Jose Martinez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018615060.262.361.718
201759147150.407.8471.340
2016123000.500.5831.083

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20182563013500.305.504.869
2017213337314.282.427.773
201641010.250.250.750

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018157207270.299.478.829
2017129208272.302.527.893
201661010.500.5001.071

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018160156290.294.475.850
2017143276192.315.510.902
2016103000.400.500.955
Jose Martinez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jose 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 21 R BRI 24 22 8.3% 12.5% 0.67 86% .444 .182
2010 21 A WIN 261 236 6.5% 16.1% 0.40 82% .266 .106
2011 22 A WIN 333 315 3.9% 13.2% 0.30 86% .352 .108
2011 22 AA BIR 220 200 6.8% 11.4% 0.60 88% .330 .090
2012 23 AA BIR 482 436 8.5% 18% 0.47 80% .299 .073
2013 24 AA MIS 475 431 7.8% 13.3% 0.59 85% .321 .086
2014 25 A LYN 288 257 9% 12.8% 0.70 86% .353 .125
2015 26 R SUR 17 15 5.9% 0% 0.00 100% .313 .134
2015 26 AAA OMA 396 341 12.1% 13.9% 0.87 84% .434 .179
2016 27 AAA OMA 160 141 8.8% 15% 0.58 83% .331 .135
2016 27 AAA MEM 329 301 7.6% 15.2% 0.50 83% .299 .146
2016 27 MAJ STL 18 16 11.1% 5.6% 2.00 94% .467 .062
2017 28 A+ PAL 14 12 14.3% 7.1% 2.00 92% .300 .417
2017 28 MAJ STL 307 272 10.4% 19.5% 0.53 78% .350 .209
2018 29 MAJ STL 355 317 9.3% 15.5% 0.60 83% .321 .179
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3-Year Averages     162 144 10.5% 18.5% 0.57 79% .352 .194
Career     680 605 9.9% 17.1% 0.58 81% .338 .190

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Jose Martinez Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2017 259 -1 - 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 618.7 -6 33 -4 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 180.3 -4 - -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2017 100 -2 - -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 24 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Jose 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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0.60 BB/K
GOOD
9.3% BB Rate
GOOD
15.5% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.839 OPS
GREAT
.363 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.297 AVG
GREAT
.321 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.476 SLG
GOOD
.179 ISO
AVERAGE

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Jose Martinez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Martinez is out of Saturday's lineup against the Reds.

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Martinez went 3-for-4 with a double, two walks and two RBI in Tuesday's win over the White Sox.

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Martinez is expected to serve as the designated hitter during the Cardinals' upcoming two-game interleague series against the White Sox in Chicago, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Martinez is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Giants, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.

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Martinez is not in Thursday's lineup against the Giants, Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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Martinez is not in the lineup for Monday's game against Arizona, Jody Jackson of Fox Sports Arizona reports.

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Martinez, who went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in a loss to the Braves on Saturday, played right field for the last three innings of the game. Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports that Martinez could see more time in the outfield moving forward due to his defensive struggles at first base.

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Martinez went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in a loss to the Indians on Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2017

Prior to being traded to the Cardinals in May, Martinez started the season with the Royals, where he'd been playing at Triple-A Omaha. Upon joining the Cardinals, he put up a modest .269/.326/.415 line over 87 games at Triple-A Memphis. Once September came around, he made his way up to the majors for the first time in his career. That cup of coffee offered nothing to suggest the need for him to see more playing time. On the other hand, Martinez is capable of performing at the Triple-A level, where he owns a .324/.392/.483 career line, even though his numbers dipped slightly with Memphis in 2016. Look for him to stick around as organizational depth, but it would be a surprise if the Cards are forced to use Martinez in a prominent role this season. If he does land a chance, though, there are tiny hints of potential help with home runs and stolen bases in deep leagues.