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José Martínez
AVG HR RBI
.313 1 4
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 6-7 / 225 NFBC ADP: 607.58
Position: 1BBorn: 7/25/1988 Birthplace: La Guaira, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by White Sox (2006)


Latest News
May 6 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET22:47 ET2:47 GMT10:47 7:47 PM MST9:47 PM EST10:17 PM VEN6:47 UAE (+1)9:47 PM CT-Martinez hurt his left groin as he ran to first base Saturday and has been placed on the DL.
Analysis: Martinez was the third St. Louis outfielder to get hurt in the last few days. Stephen Piscotty went on the DL Friday with a right hamstring strain. Dexter Fowler missed his second straight game with a sore shoulder.
May 6 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET0:21 ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST11:51 PM VEN8:21 UAE11:21 PM CT-Jose Martinez went 2 for 6 with two doubles Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Atlanta Braves 10-0. Martinez scored twice. He ended the game with a .319 batting average.
Analysis: Martinez started in right field, leaving left fielder Randal Grichuck as the only regular in the outfield. Martinez will be given every opportunity to play with Dexter Fowler and Stephen Piscotty sidelined.
May 5 9:23 AM PT10:23 AM MT11:23 AM CT12:23 PM ET12:23 ET16:23 GMT0:23 9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST11:53 AM VEN20:23 UAE11:23 AM CT-Jose Martinez went 0 for 3 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4. He ended the game with a .317 batting average.
Apr. 27 4:59 PM PT5:59 PM MT6:59 PM CT7:59 PM ET19:59 ET23:59 GMT7:59 4:59 PM MST6:59 PM EST7:29 PM VEN3:59 UAE (+1)6:59 PM CT-Jose Martinez went 1 for 5 Thursday as the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in the opener of a doubleheader. Martinez scored once. He ended the game with a .351 batting average.
Apr. 19 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET20:47 ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST8:17 PM VEN4:47 UAE (+1)7:47 PM CT-Martinez singled and walked Wednesday against the Pirates.
Analysis: The 28-year-old rookie is 8 for 17 over a seven-game hitting streak.
Apr. 19 7:39 AM PT8:39 AM MT9:39 AM CT10:39 AM ET10:39 ET14:39 GMT22:39 7:39 AM MST9:39 AM EST10:09 AM VEN18:39 UAE9:39 AM CT-Martinez went 1 for 3 with a run scored to help the Cardinals to Tuesday's 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: The 28-year-old rookie is 7 for 15 over a six-game hitting streak and started a second straight game at first base in place of an injured Matt Carpenter. Martinez appears to have earned a regular spot in the lineup against left-handed pitching, as he's 5 for 9 with two doubles off southpaws thus far.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 StL 12 16 4 7 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .438 .500 .500
2017 StL 20 48 8 15 4 0 1 4 3 9 1 0 .313 .353 .458
Career 32 64 12 22 5 0 1 5 5 10 1 0 .344 .391 .469


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