Nick Martinez, Relief Pitcher, Texas Rangers, #22


Date of Birth: 8/5/1990
Birthplace: Hialeah, Florida
College: Fordham University
Current Salary: $519,190

Nick Martinez, relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers, was first drafted by the Rangers in 2011. He pitched in the Rangers' minor league system from 2011 through part of 2014, finishing with a 23-16 record and a 3.26 ERA in 75 games.

Martinez joined the Rangers for 29 games in 2014. He finished with a 5-12 record, 77 strikeouts to 55 walks, and a 4.55 ERA in 140.1 innings.

Martinez pitched in 24 games with the Rangers in 2015. He finished the season with a 7-7 record, 77 strikeouts to 46 walks, and a 3.96 ERA in 125.0 innings.

In 2016, Martinez pitched out of the starting rotation in 5 games and as a reliever in 7 games. He finished the season with a 5.59 ERA, 2 wins to 3 losses, and 16 strikeouts to 19 walks in 38.2 innings.

Career pitching statistics for Martinez through 2016 include:

  • 65 games played
  • 304.0 innings pitched
  • 14-22 win-loss record
  • 170 strikeouts to 120 walks
  • 4.44 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Nick Martinez
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