Indians Claim Fabio Martinez

The Indians announced that they have claimed right-hander Fabio Martinez off of waivers from the Angels. The Indians optioned Martinez to Class A Carolina, where they plan to convert him to a reliever. 

Martinez had been pitching at Class A Inland Empire this season, his sixth as a professional. The 22-year-old posted a 10.72 ERA with 9.1 K/9 and 12.7 BB/9 in 22 2/3 innings, all as a starter. He has a 3.90 ERA with 11.8 K/9 and 6.2 BB/9 in his minor league career. Martinez has two options remaining after this year, according to the Indians.

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6 Comments on "Indians Claim Fabio Martinez"

3 years 22 days ago

The guy from the romance novel covers? Sweeet!

3 years 22 days ago

He’d be great for the cover of the new book the Indians are writing

3 years 22 days ago

[Insert Moneyball joke/reference here]

3 years 22 days ago

This dude was as top prospect a year and a half ago. I cant believe they didnt just ride it out?

3 years 22 days ago

He’s back in the Beltway!

3 years 22 days ago

Those are some god awful numbers.