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.

6 Responses to Indians Claim Fabio Martinez Leave a Reply

  1. TheKingOfMacomb 3 years ago

    The guy from the romance novel covers? Sweeet!

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

  3. $1529282 3 years ago

    [Insert Moneyball joke/reference here]

  4. BK 3 years ago

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

  5. Butterflyy89 3 years ago

    He’s back in the Beltway!

  6. Dynasty22 3 years ago

    Those are some god awful numbers.

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