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CARLOS MARTINEZ RUMORS

Poll: Who has a better career, Michael Wacha or Carlos Martinez?

Everyone knows how well the St. Louis Cardinals farm system has developed players the past few years. A quick look at the roster and you will find homegrown talent up and down and at every position. The organization has developed first rounders like Shelby Miller, late rounders like Matt Adams, and international players like Carlos Martinez. The Cards have two young pitchers who...
Via Cardinals Farm
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Siegrist Headed To Memphis; Carlos Martinez To St. Louis

The St. Louis Cardinals have made a roster adjustment after Kevin Siegrist got roughed up against the San Diego Padres this week.  Combine his ineffectiveness with Carlos Martinez and his continued success at Memphis and the move becomes a simple one. The team issued the following press release this morning: ST. LOUIS, MO (August 17, 2014) – The St. Louis Cardinals recalled...
Via i70baseball
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals demote Carlos Martinez to Triple-A

Carlos Martinez is no longer needed in St. Louis’ rotation following trades for Justin Masterson and John Lackey, but rather than shifting him back to the bullpen the Cardinals have decided to send the 22-year-old right-hander to Triple-A. Martinez was a starter throughout his minor-league career and ranked as one of the best starter prospects in baseball before debuting with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez flips bat about 20 feet high (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez drew some unneeded attention to himself when he flipped his bat behind him in disgust and it flew about 20 feet high while grounding out during Sunday's game in Milwaukee. It happened in the top of the third just as Martinez hit a ground ball to second base. Martinez was frustrated with the easy...
Via Holdout Sports
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez: A deeper look at his first two starts

Everyone knows that Carlos Martinez possesses likely the most electrifying arm the Cardinals organization has seen come through.  He can be an enigma out of the pen – lights out one night, wild and eminently hittable the next.  Many have clamored to see him in the starting rotation, and the recent injuries to Joe Kelly, Jaime Garcia, and Michael Wacha have now thrown the door...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards manager addresses Carlos Martinez's Twitter porn favorites

In a series of truly unfortunate and hilarious events, the St. Louis Cardinals were obligated to address how one of the team’s players Twitter accounts was populated with porn. On Tuesday, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny awkwardly discussed how the favorties page on pitcher Carlos Martinez’s Twitter account was chock-full of pornographic images. Deadspin posted Martinez’s […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez is battling for Cardinals rotation? Who might he beat out?

The most interesting news out of the Cardinals Spring Training camp so far is that Carlos Martinez will be used as a starter.  It seemed almost a foregone conclusion that Martinez would be relegated to the pen.  The Cardinals return starters Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha, Shelby Miller and Lance Lynn this year and Jaime Garcia appears to be fully recovered from 2013 shoulder surgery...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez’ starting role this spring is business as usual

In my travels around the net, I have seen an increased level of interest on the point of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez being prepared this spring as a starter. In fact, he will get the ball in the team’s Florida opener on Friday, February 28. (Full spring schedule is here.) Some, looking from a different vantage point, have extended that to suggest the organization...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Cardinals using Carlos Martinez as a trade chip?

A report from Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune indicates that the White Sox turned down a deal that involved Cardinals prospect Carlos Martinez and the White Sox's shortstop Alexei Ramirez.  However, that report was later contradicted by a tweet from Jon Heyman, who said the Sox did not turn down such an offer, but that he would not be surprised if the Cards were interested...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Don’t forget about Carlos Martinez

With Jake Westbrook formalizing a one-year contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, it brings the future of the rotation into focus. Next season, the major league club will have six experienced starters without Kyle Lohse, whose departure seems more likely given Westbrook’s new deal. The six are Adam Wainwright, Chris Carpenter, Westbrook, Jaime Garcia,...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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