Sean Gilmartin, Relief Pitcher, St. Louis Cardinals
Date of Birth: 5/8/1990
Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California
College: Florida State University
Sean Gilmartin, relief pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, was first drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2008 but he opted instead to go to Florida State University. In 2011, he was drafted by and signed with the Atlanta Braves. He was a starting pitcher in the Braves' minor league system from 2011 through 2013.
Gilmartin was traded to the Minnesota Twins on December 18, 2013. He spent the 2014 season in the minors.
The New York Mets acquired Gilmartin on December 11, 2014 in the Rule 5 draft. He pitched in 50 games with them in 2015. He finished the season with 3 wins and 2 losses, 54 strikeouts to 18 walks, and a 2.67 ERA in 57.1 innings. In the postseason, he pitched 0.2 innings in 1 game.
Gilmartin spent most of the 2016 season in the minor leagues. He pitched in 14 games with the Mets and he had a 7.13 ERA in 17.2 innings.
The Mets designated Gilmartin for assignment on June 11, 2017. The Cardinals claimed him off waivers the same day.