Braves Claim Cristhian Martinez

The Braves have claimed righty reliever Cristhian Martinez off waivers from the Marlins, tweets Dave O'Brien of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The team then optioned him to Triple-A.

Florida designated Martinez for assignment on Saturday to free up a 40-man roster spot. The 28-year-old posted a 5.13 ERA and a 6.2 K/9 with a 2.7 BB/9 in 26.1 innings of relief for the Marlins last year. He's never spent a day in Triple-A, but his minor league walk rate is impressive at 1.8 BB/9.


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6 Comments on "Braves Claim Cristhian Martinez"


dizzle4
5 years 4 months ago

Heads up – story says the Braves claimed him from the Braves.

5 years 4 months ago

Yeah I saw, thanks.

NL_East_Rivalry
5 years 4 months ago

Maybe a year in AAA will help this kid

Guest
5 years 4 months ago

I like.

scottbravesfan19
5 years 4 months ago

Interesting the Braves seem to be signing bullpen depth I reckon.

scottbravesfan19
5 years 4 months ago

Interesting the Braves seem to be signing bullpen depth I reckon.