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Texas options Martinez, clears way for Holland

The Rangers optioned right-hander Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday to open a spot for left-hander Derek Holland, who will be activated Tuesday off the 60-day disabled list.
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Rangers send down Martinez for Gonzalez

Right-hander Nick Martinez, who allowed seven runs in 3 2/3 innings Wednesday night, was sent to Triple-A Round Rock Thursday to make room for Chi Chi Gonzalez. Gonzalez was the starter for the Rangers Thursday in a move that was needed because the club had to push back Cole Hamels because of a sore groin. Gonzalez was 2-4 in seven starts for the Rangers with a 3.74 ERA from late...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

JABO: Mike Trout Has a New Trick

As he celebrates his 24th birthday, it’s worth asking if there’s anything Mike Trout can’t do. In any case, there apparently is one more thing he can do. It got lost in the haze of the week of the trade deadline, but I want to take you back to a recent Trout performance against the Rangers. Let’s look at a pitch that Nick Martinez threw. The approximate location: Clearly...
Via Fangraphs
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers recall RHP Martinez to start Monday vs. Rockies

DENVER (AP) The Texas Rangers have recalled right-hander Nick Martinez from Triple-A Round Rock to start Monday night's game against the Colorado Rockies. The Rangers optioned reliever Anthony Ranaudo to Triple-A to make room for Martinez on the 25-man roster. Martinez (5-5, 3.43 ERA) made 16 starts for the Rangers before being sent to Round Rock on July 2. Martinez has tossed at...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers activate RHP Felize from DL; option starter Martinez

BALTIMORE (AP) The Texas Rangers have activated right-handed reliever Neftali Felize from the 15-day disabled list and optioned starter Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock. Felize went on the DL in late May with an abscess on his right side. His rehabilitation assignment consisted of 10 relief appearances for Round Rock. He is 1-2 with 5.09 ERA in 17 games out of the bullpen. Thursday...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Martinez: A New Release Point, A New Slider

The Texas Rangers have begun to play really well of late, pulling themselves into playoff contention from the depths of early season struggles. One boon to the Rangers play this season has been the pitching of starter Nick Martinez. This past Tuesday, Martinez pitched six shutout innings against the Oakland Athletics, allowing one hit while walking three and striking out just as...
Via Baseball Essential
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Martinez: Ranger Under the Radar

When the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox square off tonight, most of the starting pitcher attention will be focused on Boston’s Eduardo Rodriquez. Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Andrew Miller at last year’s trade deadline, the promising 22-year-old left-hander will be making his big-league debut. Nick Martinez will be on the mound […]
Via Fangraphs
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

4/26 going for the sweep Angels lineup

The Angels are attempting their first sweep of the season but doing so against a pitcher that already shut them down once. Fortunately, that pitcher is still Nick Martinez and he will probably remember he is Nick Martinez any day now. .@HecSantiago53 on the hill as the #Angels look to sweep the Rangers: — Angels (@Angels) April...
Via Monkey with a Halo
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Martinez Delivers For Rangers in Return to Starting Role

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers had no idea what they could get out of starter Nick Martinez on Sunday. Martinez had bounced between starter and reliever, and between the majors and the minors, this season. What Martinez gave the Rangers was a chance to win after allowing just one run in five innings against Toronto. He left with a 2-1 lead and in position to earn his first major...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers purchase contract of RHP Nick Martinez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract of right-hander Nick Martinez from Double-A Frisco and optioned reliever Daniel McCutchen to the Texas League club.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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