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Luis Martinez C

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
9 87 .182 .276 .260 76 -0.2
Birth Date4-3-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight210 lbs
Age35 years, 0 months, 4 days
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2011 SDN 26 22 68 12 1 1 1 8 14 1 1 0 .203 .309 .305 79 -1.5 1.2 -2.8 0.0
2012 TEX 27 10 19 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 .111 .158 .111 64 -0.8 0.0 -1.7 -0.2
Career328714111818210.182.276.26076-2.31.2-4.6-0.2

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2007 FTW A MDW 24 88 .252 .325 .366 .309 95 -2.8 2.6 1.6 83 0 0.4 -0.2 -1.5 0.3
2007 EUG A- NWN 21 93 .249 .357 .375 .388 105 5.3 2.8 0.7 141 0 0.3 -0.9 4.8 0.8
2008 FTW A MDW 94 364 .251 .330 .368 .269 103 -7.6 10.3 5.9 88 0 4.3 -1.9 -10.0 0.9
2009 LEL A+ CLF 83 321 .275 .348 .435 .367 98 6.6 9.4 5.7 123 0 7.2 -2.1 8.4 2.9
2009 POR AAA PCL 11 39 .275 .340 .425 .214 90 -5.4 1.0 0.6 49 0 -1.2 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2010 SAN AA TXS 106 410 .261 .336 .386 .333 88 11.7 11.8 6.6 127 0 10.4 -1.2 11.7 4.0
2011 SDN MLB NL 22 68 .260 .325 .400 .250 89 -1.8 1.8 1 79 10 -2.8 1.2 -1.5 0.0
2011 TUC AAA PCL 58 219 .286 .358 .457 .412 110 -0.5 6.8 3.4 99 0 -7.0 0.2 0.4 0.4
2012 TEX MLB AL 10 19 .246 .315 .400 .143 103 -2.8 0.5 0.3 64 11 -1.7 0.0 -0.8 -0.2
2012 ROU AAA PCL 65 247 .277 .342 .432 .327 95 -1.2 7.3 4.5 97 0 -0.5 -0.2 0.0 1.1
2012 COL int WBQ 2 9 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 EST Wnt DWL 2 6 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 BOW AA EAS 60 229 .258 .328 .394 .311 101 -4.3 6.2 0.7 93 0 -1.8 -2.2 -5.1 -0.2
2013 NOR AAA INT 2 9 .233 .294 .348 .333 93 -0.3 0.1 0.1 97 0 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0
2014 SAC AAA PCL 14 47 .259 .334 .399 .200 89 -4 1.4 0.9 82 0 0.5 0.1 -1.3 0.2
2014 SLC AAA PCL 53 212 .274 .340 .419 .299 103 -2.7 6.3 3.1 82 0 2.6 -0.9 -5.3 0.6
2015 PME AA EAS 65 246 .251 .308 .360 .269 96 -8.9 6.6 3.9 82 0 -6.3 -4.6 -8.8 -1.0
2015 PAW AAA INT 18 67 .267 .333 .383 .209 86 -5.5 1.9 1.1 76 0 -2.1 -0.2 -2.7 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2007 EUG A- NWN 93 72 9 20 7 0 1 30 11 19 22 0 1 .278 .435 .417 .139 0 0
2007 FTW A MDW 88 78 12 18 3 0 1 24 6 8 23 0 0 .231 .299 .308 .077 1 1
2008 FTW A MDW 364 305 30 68 12 1 3 91 19 51 66 3 1 .223 .332 .298 .075 6 6
2009 LEL A+ CLF 321 280 39 84 20 0 4 116 41 34 58 2 1 .300 .389 .414 .114 0 0
2009 POR AAA PCL 39 35 3 6 0 0 0 6 0 4 7 0 0 .171 .256 .171 .000 0 0
2010 SAN AA TXS 410 358 48 101 16 1 2 125 31 49 59 3 2 .282 .370 .349 .067 0 0
2011 SDN MLB NL 68 59 7 12 1 1 1 18 10 8 14 1 0 .203 .309 .305 .102 0 0
2011 TUC AAA PCL 219 198 24 64 17 1 1 86 28 17 46 2 0 .323 .379 .434 .111 2 0
2012 TEX MLB AL 19 18 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 .111 .158 .111 .000 0 0
2012 COL int WBQ 9 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 3 0 0 .167 .444 .167 .000 0 0
2012 ROU AAA PCL 247 215 27 58 15 2 2 83 22 26 45 0 0 .270 .350 .386 .116 3 1
2012 EST Wnt DWL 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .000 0 0
2013 BOW AA EAS 229 206 21 53 16 0 1 72 20 18 41 0 2 .257 .319 .350 .092 3 0
2013 NOR AAA INT 9 8 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .000 0 0
2014 SAC AAA PCL 47 40 1 6 1 0 0 7 3 5 10 0 0 .150 .277 .175 .025 0
2014 SLC AAA PCL 212 191 25 50 15 0 4 77 22 15 33 0 0 .262 .329 .403 .141 0
2015 PAW AAA INT 67 55 7 9 0 0 0 9 6 11 12 0 0 .164 .303 .164 .000 0 1
2015 PME AA EAS 246 219 10 48 13 0 1 64 23 22 44 1 2 .219 .298 .292 .073 1 1

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 255 0.5843 0.4745 0.8182 0.6107 0.2830 0.8901 0.6000 0.1818 -0.0048
2012 59 0.5932 0.4915 0.7241 0.6286 0.2917 0.8636 0.2857 0.2759 0.0018
Career3140.58600.47770.80050.61410.28460.88510.54090.1995-0.0035

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-02-19 2013-03-07 Camp 16 0 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2011-06-19 2011-06-30 Minors 11 10 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2011-04-11 2011-05-01 Minors 20 19 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 BAL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$0
2 yrTotal$0

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 116 d2014

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/20/13 (minor-league contract). Signed by Oakland as a free agent 8/2/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 2013. Claimed by Baltimore off waivers 1/4/13 after being DFA by Texas 12/26/12. DFA by Baltimore 2/5/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 2/8/13.
  • 1 year/$0.482M (2012). Re-signed by Texas 3/1/12. DFA by Texas 12/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10. Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11.
  • Drafted by San Diego 2007 (12-387) (Cumberland University).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

Rank Score Name Year DRC+ Trend

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2013 A prototypical third catcher, Martinez waits at the end of a teamís 40-man roster as insurance. While he wields plus arm strength from behind the plate, heís a pedestrian receiver and an average overall defender. Martinez also provides little with the bat. With one option remaining, the 27-year-old backstop is an up-and-down player who could see time in Arlington this season if the Rangersí thin catching corps falters.
2012 Martinez is a catch-and-throw guy with marginal on-base ability and zero power. The Padres liked the way he works with pitchers, which is useful for someone who may or may not represent an upgrade offensively at the plate. Martinez has a decent arm, having nabbed 33 percent of runners who have tried to steal against him in five minor-league seasons. His skill set is that of a career backup catcher and the Rangers, who carried three catchers on their World Series roster, acquired him for depth at the position. He has options so could be moved back and forth between the big club and Triple-A.
2011 Luis Martinez's approach at the plate works (11-percent walk rate against a 14-percent punchout rate), but he lacks power. He has thrown out 34 percent of attempted base thieves in his four years in the minors, including 31 percent at San Antonio in 2010, which makes him a worthy Triple-A catcher with potential as a major-league backup.

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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year lvl CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2007 afx .000 0.0 968 -.004 1.2 29 .021 -.001 -0.4 0.1 0.4
2007 asx .000 0.0 627 -.004 0.7 16 .010 .000 -0.1 0.2 0.3
2008 afx .000 0.0 3775 -.002 2.7 98 -.024 -.011 1.8 4.6 4.3
2009 aaa -.010 -1.1 390 .000 0.0 10 .001 .000 0.0 -0.4 -1.2
2009 afa .000 0.0 3478 -.004 4.7 97 -.035 -.008 2.3 6.0 7.2
2010 aax .004 4.3 4169 -.003 4.6 104 .015 -.004 -0.9 8.4 10.4
2011 mlb -.025 -3.5 669 -.004 0.8 13 .000 -.001 0.0 -2.8 -2.8
2011 aaa -.011 -7.1 2450 .000 0.3 46 .006 -.001 -0.1 -6.9 -7.0
2012 aaa .001 1.0 2797 -.002 1.5 61 .045 -.001 -1.7 0.6 -0.5
2012 mlb -.020 -1.2 272 .004 -0.3 5 .036 .001 -0.1 -1.2 -1.7
2013 aax -.006 -2.5 1425 .000 0.1 37 -.036 .000 0.8 -2.0 -1.8
2013 aaa .001 0.0 53 .000 0.0 0 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 aaa .003 2.2 2870 .000 -0.1 56 -.020 .000 0.8 4.3 3.0
2015 aax -.008 -6.1 2839 -.001 0.6 69 .007 .001 -0.3 -4.2 -6.3
2015 aaa -.009 -1.6 791 .000 0.1 14 .004 -.001 0.0 0.5 -2.1

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