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Portrait of David Martinez

David Martinez PAstros

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 26)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
121.0 5.11 1.51 65 4 8 1 -0.7
Birth Date8-4-1987
Height6' 2"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 2 months, 18 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
0.12013
-0.72014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 HOU 25 4 0 11.3 0.0 11.3 1 0 0 1 0 0 52 16 11 9 1 26 3 3 0 6 7.15 3.96 4.40 0.5 0.1
2014 HOU 26 3 0 7.0 0.0 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 5 4 4 1 11 2 2 0 6 5.14 4.16 3.98 0.3 0.0
Career7018.30.018.310010080211513237550126.384.034.250.90.1

Advanced

'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 G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 VAS Rk 17 5 49.1 5.35 86 .267 .260 .358 .351 .274 .311 97 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2007 VAS Rk 9 4 33.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .255 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 VAS Rk 13 7 53.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .342 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 GRV Rk 22 0 40.0 6.50 77 .260 .262 .341 .383 .259 .309 112 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2010 TCV A- 17 10 65.7 5.02 85 .260 .255 .326 .370 .264 .325 100 2.4 0.3 2.4 0.3
2010 MAG Wnt 3 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 LEX A 37 5 66.7 4.77 110 .282 .259 .328 .395 .258 .310 110 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2012 LNC A+ 27 26 160.3 5.85 89 .265 .272 .334 .427 .274 .321 105 12.5 1.2 12.5 1.2
2013 HOU MLB 4 0 11.3 4.40 99 .378 .267 .320 .408 .268 .357 102 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2013 CCH AA 26 18 129.3 4.08 112 .219 .251 .314 .380 .254 .259 107 16.7 1.8 16.7 1.8
2013 OKL AAA 3 3 11.0 6.52 72 .325 .277 .359 .414 .272 .378 107 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2014 HOU MLB 3 0 7.0 3.98 102 .246 .242 .313 .372 .261 .211 98 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2014 OKL AAA 22 13 83.0 4.89 97 .275 .279 .342 .433 .272 .337 96 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2006 VAS Rk 5 1 6 17 5 49.1 53 12 27 3 45% .311 9.7 2.2 0.5 4.9 1.32 2.57 1.9 0.2
2007 VAS Rk 3 1 0 9 4 33.3 26 8 30 1 0% .255 7.0 2.2 0.3 8.1 1.02 3.51 0.0 0.0
2008 VAS Rk 4 3 0 13 7 53.0 65 13 41 2 0% .342 11.0 2.2 0.3 7.0 1.47 4.75 0.0 0.0
2009 GRV Rk 1 4 1 22 0 40.0 46 14 25 3 56% .309 10.3 3.1 0.7 5.6 1.50 4.50 -2.0 -0.2
2010 TCV A- 5 2 0 17 10 65.7 72 11 57 5 51% .325 9.9 1.5 0.7 7.8 1.26 3.01 2.4 0.3
2010 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 3 0 3.7 2 3 2 0 0% .167 4.9 7.3 0.0 4.9 1.35 4.86 0.0 0.0
2011 LEX A 5 7 2 37 5 66.7 77 17 44 7 47% .310 10.4 2.3 0.9 5.9 1.41 4.18 6.6 0.7
2012 LNC A+ 9 5 0 27 26 160.3 181 33 114 19 52% .321 10.2 1.9 1.1 6.4 1.33 4.38 12.5 1.2
2013 OKL AAA 0 2 0 3 3 11.0 15 11 10 1 45% .378 12.3 9.0 0.8 8.2 2.36 9.00 0.1 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 1 0 0 4 0 11.3 16 3 6 1 49% .357 12.7 2.4 0.8 4.8 1.68 7.15 0.5 0.1
2013 CCH AA 14 2 1 26 18 129.3 109 20 86 10 53% .259 7.6 1.4 0.7 6.0 1.00 2.02 16.7 1.8
2014 HOU MLB 0 0 0 3 0 7.0 5 2 6 1 40% .211 6.4 2.6 1.3 7.7 1.00 5.14 0.3 0.0
2014 OKL AAA 5 6 0 22 13 83.0 94 30 62 5 45% .337 10.2 3.3 0.5 6.7 1.49 5.64 9.6 1.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 167 0.4192 0.4848 0.8375 0.7143 0.3093 0.9200 0.7000 0.1625
2014 111 0.4324 0.4324 0.7917 0.5833 0.3175 0.8929 0.6500 0.2083
Career2780.42450.46390.81920.6620.31260.90920.680.1808

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-24 2014-08-15 Minors 22 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 41 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14. DFA by Houston 9/2/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Houston 8/20/13.
  • Signed by Houston 2005 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 6.1 7.9 1.1 36 20 140.3 136 41 75 16 .264 1.26 4.00 4.35 11.4 1.2
80o 5.6 7.9 1.1 34 19 133.6 138 41 71 16 .276 1.34 4.37 4.75 4.9 0.5
70o 5.2 7.9 1 33 18 128.8 139 42 69 16 .285 1.40 4.65 5.05 0.5 0.1
60o 4.9 7.9 0.9 32 18 124.8 139 42 66 16 .292 1.45 4.88 5.31 -3.0 -0.3
50o 4.6 7.8 0.9 31 17 121.1 140 42 64 16 .299 1.50 5.11 5.55 -5.9 -0.6
40o 4.3 7.8 0.8 30 17 117.4 140 42 63 16 .306 1.56 5.34 5.8 -8.7 -0.9
30o 4 7.8 0.8 29 16 113.6 141 42 60 17 .314 1.61 5.58 6.07 -11.5 -1.2
20o 3.6 7.7 0.7 28 15 109.1 141 42 58 17 .322 1.68 5.88 6.39 -14.4 -1.5
10o 3.2 7.6 0.7 26 15 103.1 141 42 55 17 .335 1.78 6.30 6.84 -17.9 -1.8
Weighted Mean4.67.80.93117121.0139426416.2981.495.085.53-5.6-0.6

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
16% 20% 2% 16% 22%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152745124139911030621348.3001.424.795.2010.02.75.71.2-0.2
20162855124139910732651348.2951.404.514.909.72.95.91.20.2
2017294411910809026491048.3001.444.785.2010.12.95.51.1-0.1
2018303411910788626491048.2991.444.695.099.93.05.71.2-0.0
20193133015864712140948.2991.444.755.1710.03.05.61.3-0.1
20203233015862682039848.2981.434.705.119.92.95.71.2-0.0
20213333014858641938848.2961.424.685.089.92.95.91.2-0.0
20223423013756621734848.2971.424.785.1910.02.75.51.3-0.1
20233523012752581632748.2971.424.755.1610.02.85.51.2-0.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
0.41.200.20.1out of baseball1.8

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 91 A.J. Morris 2013 0.00 DNP
2 91 Frank Herrmann 2010 4.43
3 90 Mike McClendon 2011 3.29
4 90 Brad Knox 2008 0.00 DNP
5 90 Heath Phillips 2008 0.00 DNP
6 90 Jacob Brown 2013 0.00 DNP
7 89 Graham Taylor 2010 0.00 DNP
8 89 J.R. Mathes 2008 0.00 DNP
9 89 Carlton Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
10 89 Darren Byrd 2013 0.00 DNP
11 89 Andrew Baldwin 2009 0.00 DNP
12 89 Ben Jukich 2009 0.00 DNP
13 89 Ryan Tatusko 2011 0.00 DNP
14 88 Randy Boone 2011 0.00 DNP
15 88 Geno Espineli 2009 0.00 DNP
16 88 Dave McKae 2008 0.00 DNP
17 88 Pat Egan 2011 0.00 DNP
18 88 Richie Gardner 2008 0.00 DNP
19 88 Robert Ray 2010 2.45
20 88 Richard Bleier 2013 0.00 DNP
21 87 Doug Mathis 2009 3.59
22 87 Blake Maxwell 2011 0.00 DNP
23 87 Steven Register 2009 4.50
24 87 Dusty Hughes 2008 0.00 DNP
25 87 Taylor Sinclair 2012 0.00 DNP
26 87 Joe Martinez 2009 8.10
27 87 Graham Godfrey 2011 5.04
28 87 Yohan Flande 2012 0.00 DNP
29 87 Wes Musick 2013 0.00 DNP
30 86 Bryan Evans 2013 0.00 DNP
31 86 Sean Gleason 2012 0.00 DNP
32 86 Thad Weber 2011 0.00 DNP
33 86 Jared Hughes 2012 3.57
34 86 Rowdy Hardy 2009 0.00 DNP
35 86 Kyle Parker 2011 0.00 DNP
36 86 Eric Hacker 2009 6.00
37 86 Chris Province 2011 0.00 DNP
38 86 Brian Duensing 2009 3.96
39 86 Shane Komine 2007 4.70
40 86 Justin Fitzgerald 2012 0.00 DNP
41 86 Adam Cowart 2010 0.00 DNP
42 86 Charles Shirek 2012 0.00 DNP
43 86 Justin James 2008 0.00 DNP
44 86 Brian Bass 2008 5.54
45 86 Chuckie Fick 2012 4.74
46 86 Jeffrey Kaplan 2012 0.00 DNP
47 86 Bryan Morris 2013 3.46
48 86 Matt Buschmann 2010 0.00 DNP
49 86 Jeremy Johnson 2009 0.00 DNP
50 86 Stephen Faris 2010 0.00 DNP
51 85 Daniel Moskos 2012 0.00 DNP
52 85 Justin Cassel 2011 0.00 DNP
53 85 Trystan Magnuson 2011 6.75
54 85 Nick Blackburn 2008 4.75
55 85 Aaron Shafer 2013 0.00 DNP
56 85 Adam Russell 2009 4.38
57 85 Ryan Mattheus 2010 0.00 DNP
58 85 Cesar Valdez 2011 0.00 DNP
59 85 Zach Clark 2010 0.00 DNP
60 85 Dan Houston 2013 0.00 DNP
61 85 Amaury Rivas 2012 0.00 DNP
62 85 Chris Cody 2010 0.00 DNP
63 85 Roberto Hernandez 2007 3.27
64 84 Kevin Thomas 2013 0.00 DNP
65 84 Craig Westcott 2012 0.00 DNP
66 84 Heath Rollins 2011 0.00 DNP
67 84 Kevin Pucetas 2011 0.00 DNP
68 84 Anthony Vasquez 2013 0.00 DNP
69 84 Chris Gloor 2013 0.00 DNP
70 84 Craig Heyer 2012 0.00 DNP
71 84 J.D. Martin 2009 4.68
72 84 Adam Bass 2008 0.00 DNP
73 84 Burke Badenhop 2009 4.12
74 84 Paul Oseguera 2010 0.00 DNP
75 84 Cesar Ramos 2010 11.88
76 84 Jeremy Kehrt 2012 0.00 DNP
77 84 Luis Perez 2011 5.54
78 84 Raul Rivero 2012 0.00 DNP
79 84 Donovan Hand 2012 0.00 DNP
80 84 Brad Meyers 2012 0.00 DNP
81 84 Pat Misch 2008 5.85
82 84 Darrell Rasner 2007 5.11
83 84 A.J. Shappi 2009 0.00 DNP
84 84 Douglas Arguello 2011 0.00 DNP
85 84 Matthew Scherer 2009 0.00 DNP
86 84 Davis Romero 2009 0.00 DNP
87 84 Evan Reed 2012 0.00 DNP
88 84 Michael Cisco 2013 0.00 DNP
89 83 Nick Masset 2008 4.79
90 83 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2011 0.00 DNP
91 83 Austin Fleet 2013 0.00 DNP
92 83 Jean Machi 2008 0.00 DNP
93 83 Chance Chapman 2010 0.00 DNP
94 83 Adam Daniels 2009 0.00 DNP
95 83 Jordan Smith 2012 0.00 DNP
96 83 Brett Sinkbeil 2011 0.00 DNP
97 83 Ryan Sadowski 2009 4.76
98 83 Carlos Fisher 2009 4.30
99 83 David Kopp 2012 0.00 DNP
100 83 Tim Dillard 2010 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .417 .438 .500 .341
11 vs R (Multi) .367 .375 .667 .367
18 Split (Multi) .050 .062 -.167 -.026
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .417 .438 .500 .341
31 vs R (2013) .367 .375 .667 .367
38 Split (2013) .050 .062 -.167 -.026
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


David Martinez has thrown 303 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2013 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), Slider (83mph) and Fourseam Fastball (92mph), also mixing in a Change (83mph).