Several interesting facts about the late Indians and White Sox infielder Carlos Martinez

Today would have been the 48th birthday for former White Sox and Indians infielder Carlos Martinez. If you follow the game now, you may be confused with one of the Cardinals top pitching prospects, also named Carlos Martinez. There was a pitcher for the Florida Marlins who pitched in 2006, 2007 and 2009 that has the same name. If you search on, you’d see several...
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Series preview: Martinez recalled from Memphis as Cards head to Chicago

ST. LOUIS -- When top pitching prospect Carlos Martinez was sent from the Cardinals to Memphis in late May, the club said it wanted to prepare him to start. Those plans apparently have been put on hold. With the Cardinals' bullpen running short on rested arms, Martinez has been promoted from Triple-A Memphis and another rookie who had been working as a reliever, Michael Blazek...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Martinez leads of Cardinals' prospect camp today

JUPITER, Fla. • Considered one of the top pitching prospects in the minors and perhaps the owner of the liveliest fastball in the organization, youngster Carlos Martinez will open the Cardinals' early
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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The midfielder suffered a cut to his right knee after colliding with Real Sociedad defender Carlos Martinez during the closing stages of Saturday's 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad
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February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

A field guide to Cardinals' early camp

Top prospects Carlos Martinez and Oscar Taveras headline the invitation-only workouts in Jupiter.
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards duo ranks among Top 100 Prospects

Shelby Miller was named the No. 5 prospect in professional baseball, while Carlos Martinez ranked No. 30, in's Top 100 Prospects list, issued on Wednesday. They are the twin jewels of the St. Louis organization.
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards Invite 24 to Early Minor League Camp

Top St. Louis Cardinals prospects Carlos Martinez and Oscar Taveras are among early minor league camp invitees.
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs Sign Yasiel Balaguert And Carlos Martinez

The Cubs have signed Cuban prospects Yasiel Balaguert and Carlos Martinez, reports Baseball America's Ben Badler. Both players are represented by Jaime Torres. Balaguert, 19 in January, is said to have "modest tools" and a "long, uppercut swing from the right side and an aggressive, pull-oriented approach that leaves him susceptible to secondary stuff."...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Top 50 Prospects: #35 – Carlos Martinez

#35 Carlos Martinez St. Louis Cardinals DOB: 9/21/1991 Previous Rank: N/R ETA: 2014 The Cardinals have a very solid system, and starting pitching is probably where it shines the brightest.  As a 19-year-old across two stops including 10 starts in the FSL, Martinez finished the year with a sub-4.00 ERA and 98 strikeouts in only 84.2 innings pitched.  He also managed to hand out...
Via The Golden Sombrero Baseball Blog
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Cardinals Prospect Scouting Report: Carlos Martinez

One thing that really bothers me is when people give scouting reports on prospects they have never seen. It’s hard to take someone seriously when they speak so confidently and make such bold predictions about a prospect when they have no idea about the player’s skill set. Therefore, this post is a rarity because I don’t normally go on scouting trips. However, I was in Florida...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

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