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LUIS MARTINEZ RUMORS

Orioles' Luis Martinez nearing return from oblique strain

The ever-present oblique strain in baseball is an unpredictable injury in its recovery time.  Some players can sustain the injury, miss a couple days, then be back out on the field.  Others will miss months because of the injury.  Luis Martinez may be one of the lucky ones.  He is nearing a return after suffering a strain. According to Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore...
Via MLB Injury News
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres acquire RHP Ryan Kelly from Texas Rangers in exchange for C Luis Martinez

PADRES PRESS RELEASEPadres acquire RHP Ryan Kelly from Texas Rangers in exchange for C Luis MartinezSAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Ryan Kelly from the Texas Rangers in exchange for catcher Luis Martinez.  Kelly will be assigned to the club’s Double-A affiliate, the San Antonio Missions.  Executive Vice President/General...
Via RJ's Fro
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire C Martinez for minor leaguer

The Texas Rangers acquired catcher Luis Martinez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league pitcher Ryan Kelly. Martinez spent 22 games with the Padres last season, batting .203 with 10 RBIs. His first major league hit was a home run. Martinez also batted .323 with 28 RBIs in 58 games at Triple-A Tucson. He was added to the Rangers 40-man roster Wednesday. Kelly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Rangers get C Martinez, send pitcher to Padres

The Texas Rangers have acquired catcher Luis Martinez from the San Diego Padres for minor league pitcher Ryan Kelly. Martinez batted .203 (12 for 59) in 22 games for San Diego with one homer and 10 RBIs. He homered for his first big league hit on July 27 against Arizona. A 12th round draft pick in 2007, Martinez hit .323 at Triple-A Tuscon in 58 games. He had one home run and 28...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Rangers Acquire Catcher Luis Martinez

The Texas Rangers have announced they have acquired catcher Luis Martinez from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-hander Ryan Kelly. Original Post 12/19 According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are interested in catcher Luis Martinez, who was designated for assignment by the Padres this past weekend. The 26-year-old right-handed hitting backstop batted .203...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Padres Trade Luis Martinez to Rangers for RHP Ryan Kelly

Official Press Release provided by the San Diego Padres: SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced they have acquired right-handed pitcher Ryan Kelly from the Texas Rangers in exchange for catcher Luis Martinez.  Kelly will be assigned to the club’s Double-A affiliate, the San Antonio Missions.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes made the announcements...
Via Friarhood
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Mets Interested In Catcher Luis Martinez

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the Mets are interested in catcher Luis Martinez, who was designated for assignment by the Padres this past weekend. The 26-year-old right-handed hitting backstop batted .203/.309/.305 with one home run and 10 RBI over 68 plate appearances in his rookie season with the Padres. With Triple-A Tucson this season, Martinez batted .313 with...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Mets interested in Luis Martinez

I mentioned him earlier today in the roster post and according to the NY Post the Mets are interested in catcher Luis Martinez.  The 26 y/o catcher looked to be the back-up catcher in San Diego until he got caught in a roster crunch after the Latos trade. He has two options left and five years of control. While he only hit .203 in 22 games in his first exposure to the majors last...
Via Mets Fever
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Sign of the Times: Rangers Get Darvish, Mets Interested in Luis Martinez

This is the world Mets fans are now living in, a place where they root for a mid-market team playing in one of the greatest cities in the world.  It makes no sense.  Poor decisions and organizational mismanagement has led to this, and true fans are sickened but resigned to dealing with this, because we love our team.   But if someone needed a symbol of exactly how far this franchise...
Via MetsZilla
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Padres Designate Luis Martinez For Assignment

The Padres have designated catcher Luis Martinez for assignment according to a team press release. The move clears up 40-man roster space after San Diego acquired three 40-man players (Edinson Volquez, Yasmani Grandal, Yonder Alonso) in Saturday's Mat Latos trade. Their 40-man roster is now full. Martinez, 26, hit .203/.309/.305 in 68 plate appearances this past season...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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