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Indians to promote Giovanni Soto, Michael Martinez from minors

As we roll into the month of September, MLB teams gradually are activating more and more players to their roster space. Throughout the season, teams were constricted to only activating 25 players (26 on doubleheaders). But now, they can utilize all 40 of their MLB-signed players. Roster moves also can happen around the fringes to give a few intriguing minor league names a September...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians invite Michael Martinez to spring training

The Indians on Wednesday announced they have signed infielder Michael Martinez to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training. Martinez spent most of last season with the Pirates organization. He appeared in 91 games at Triple-A Indianapolis, batting .244 with 13 extra-base hits and 32 RBI. He also had two stints with the Pirates, batting .128 in 26 games. Martinez...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Martinez- Historically Horrible

Fear not Phans, Michael Martinez is back, but this time with the Pirates (Phucco!).  His shortcomings were lamented on WSBGMs aplenty when he played for the Phillies, so why stop now?  You know we love to beat a dead horse.Since 1901, 4439 batters (non-pitchers), have been to the plate 400+ times (Martinez currently at 407 plate apperances).  He ranks 4427th with a .185 batting...
Via We Should Be GM's
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

GTFO Michael Martinez

Michael Martinez, Mini-Mart, M&M, Worthless Heap of ****; no matter the name, we are thankful you will no longer be Amaro's go to guy to summon from Triple-A.  Alas, the Pirates signed him to a minor league deal, not sure why, prying him loose from Amaro's grip.  The 31 year old versatile moldy turd hit .187/.495 over the past 3 seasons with the Phillies appearing in 162 painful...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruling Gives Phillies Cubs' 2014 Rule 5 Pick

The Phillies very famously selected players David Herndon, Michael Martinez, and most recently Ender Enciarte. Looking to 2014, the Phillies could have not one, but TWO Michael Martinezes on the roster after a baseball ruling goes in the Phillies' favor.'s Carrie Muskat reports that the Cubs' 2012 selection of...
Via Philliedelphia
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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