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Dennis MartinezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1998 MLB Years: 1976-1998
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PositionsP-706Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJose Dennis Martinez
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 14,1955 [63.211]PlaceGranada,Nicaragua

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1973 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing ScoutsRay Poitevint
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1976 [21.123]
OrganizationsBAL [13] MON [8] CLE [3] SEA [1] ATL [1] Awards5Awards Voting4-11
TBC Player ID14836Retrosheet IDmartd001MLBAM ID118371
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Player Notes:   Nickname: "El Presidente" ... First Major Leaguer born in Nicaragua ... Opening Day Starter for Baltimore Orioles in 1982-1983, Montreal Expos in 1988-1993 and Cleveland Indians in 1994-1996 ... Threw a perfect game on July 28,1991 against the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 2002
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts39Walks72Hittable55SO/BB62vsPower55Hitting15Durability67Team.533Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974nullA+--ST191562.062525010400179.012448410531620000.996.23--2.668.153.06.714-
1975nullA+--ST201242.61202009300145.012554420351140001.107.76--2.177.083.26.750-
1975nullAA--ST20412.60660410045.0451613012180001.279.00--2.403.601.50.800-
1975nullAAA--Rel20005.4020200005.07430240001.8012.60--3.607.202.00--
1975Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST01652.682826213400195.017774580491360001.168.17--2.266.282.78.7621.95
1976nullAAA--ST211482.502523216100180.014864500501400001.107.40--2.507.002.80.636-
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal61S/R21122.60422101027.2238818181001.127.480.332.605.862.25.3332.67
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23S/R221474.1042132950194166.2157867610641075001.338.480.543.465.781.67.6673.39
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST2316113.524038215200276.025712110820931428001.278.370.653.034.621.53.5933.51
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST2415163.664039118300292.027912911928781329201.228.590.862.404.061.69.4843.87
1980Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-ST25000.00220000012.03100570000.672.25--3.755.251.40--
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23S/R25643.97251213208199.210344441244420101.479.301.083.973.790.95.6004.80
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST261453.32252419200179.017384661062886101.318.700.503.124.421.42.7373.38
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST2716124.214039110200252.026212311830871117101.389.361.073.113.961.28.5714.42
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23S/R287165.53322574030153.0209108942145712001.6612.291.242.654.181.58.3044.49
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30S/R29695.023420142040141.2145817926377713001.289.211.652.354.892.08.4004.85
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30ST3013115.15333123110180.02031101032963684101.4810.151.453.153.401.08.5425.07
1986Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST31216.05440000019.018141359140001.408.382.334.196.521.56.667-
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23Rel31006.7540400106.211550221001.9514.85--2.702.701.00-3.07
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32S/R31364.5919154111098.010352501128632201.349.461.012.575.792.25.3333.80
1987Miami MarlinsFSLA+--ST32116.16330000019.021141303112001.269.95--1.425.213.67.500-
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-ST32324.46770110038.0322019513300001.177.511.173.057.042.31.600-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0435.0210100110057.0533432516412001.208.320.782.516.442.56.5713.41
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST321143.30222202100144.21335953940844201.208.270.562.495.232.10.7333.35
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST3315132.72343409200235.02159471215512051001.158.220.802.104.592.18.5363.61
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST341673.18343315210232.0227888221491425201.198.810.811.905.512.90.6963.35
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST3510112.95323207200226.0191807416491561101.067.610.641.956.213.18.4763.00
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST3614112.39313109500222.018770599621233001.127.580.362.514.991.98.5603.11
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST3716112.47323206000226.0172756212601472001.036.840.482.395.852.45.5932.97
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32ST381593.85353412011224.22111109627641382401.228.451.082.565.532.16.6254.18
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32ST391163.52242407300176.216675691444924301.198.460.712.244.692.09.6473.87
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32ST401253.08282803200187.017471641746993001.188.370.822.214.762.15.7063.96
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32ST41964.50202001100112.012263561237480001.429.800.962.973.861.30.6004.70
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32ST42157.71990000049.0654642829170001.9211.941.475.333.120.59.1676.31
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32Rel43464.45535481111291.01095345819622001.4110.780.791.886.133.26.4003.55
MLB Totals - 23 Season(s)Filter2451933.70692562130122305183995.238971835164337211652149893001.278.770.842.624.841.84.5591.01
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter51232.7294904401000642.2523235194101825002001.107.320.142.557.002.75.689-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19113.153834417200242.22051028510741880001.157.600.372.746.972.54.633-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter412.60660410045.0451613012180001.279.00--2.403.601.50.800-
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter28112.435050019700355.0273117960962942001.046.92--2.437.453.06.718-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter108934.163192437669103751772.0182289982018758385856601.359.240.952.964.351.47.537-
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter100723.0623923364113311607.01439628547126407973242101.158.050.702.285.442.39.581-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter32173.587272011600475.2462209189431272397301.248.740.812.404.521.88.653-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter464.45535481111291.01095345819622001.4110.780.791.886.133.26.400-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter157.71990000049.0654642829170001.9211.941.475.333.120.59.167-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.70383177230220.02141019020641185201.278.770.842.624.841.84.5421.01
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1782.723231114300220.017980663621711001.107.320.142.557.002.75.680-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p3119301320030011400000.100.129.167.2965231.188.067.100.1353.2345.1614.000.000.0066.67
1987Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p3274010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p3222465300030031704000.065.122.065.1873053.103.000.065.0985.6632.085.670.000.000.00
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p333478215200700125110000.192.213.218.43117290.283.026.038.1981.1127.7825.000.000.0013.33
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p3434725900031051909001.125.182.125.3079086.170.000.083.1525.8122.093.800.000.000.00
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p35326807100600125112003.103.129.118.2478182.163.015.029.1171.2230.4925.000.000.0014.29
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p363272811400200124010001.153.164.208.37215483.229.055.069.1681.2028.9224.000.000.0036.36
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p373274314000200020010001.189.189.189.37814084.259.000.000.1730.0023.810.000.000.000.00
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32p38366911120040021709201.159.178.188.36613282.204.029.058.1662.4420.738.500.000.0018.18
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32p435111011003001701001.091.167.182.3492113.250.091.182.1647.6953.857.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter29252025741200331015168265208.142.169.165.3348612604.209.023.054.0002.4827.8111.200.000.0016.22
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter24150925731100301014161264207.143.169.165.3348411591.209.022.051.0002.3727.2411.500.000.0015.07
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5111011003001701001.091.167.182.3492113.250.091.182.0007.6953.857.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16228814417001810893136104.142.169.165.334487335.209.023.054.0002.4827.8111.200.000.0016.22
Average Minor - Per 162 games1629302300000002300000.250.250.250.50023093.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21P4-2734--771.0001.750.26-----4100.02.5
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22P42-166926123635.9720.830.21-----42100.026.1
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23P40-2762751167978.9871.950.28-----40100.024.8
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24P40-2922659539085.9442.130.29-----40100.025.2
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25P25-99516-121211.0000.840.21-----25100.015.4
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26P25-1792044246664.9702.560.36-----25100.023.8
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P40-2521338125251.9811.280.20-----40100.024.7
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P32-1531642185958.9831.810.38-----32100.019.8
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P34-1411719243836.9471.060.26-----34100.021.0
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30P33-18017261-4443.9771.300.24-----33100.020.5
1986Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal31P4--232-75.7141.25------4100.02.9
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P19-983231-2726.9631.370.27-----19100.011.8
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31P4-612--331.0000.750.50-----4100.02.5
1987Miami Marlins FSLA+-32P3---5--551.0001.67------3100.02.3
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon32P7--311311714.8242.00------7100.05.1
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32P22-1441023133433.9711.500.23-----22100.013.6
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33P34-2351939636458.9061.710.25-----34100.021.0
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34P34-2321150266361.9681.790.26-----34100.021.0
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35P32-2261635125251.9811.590.23-----32100.019.8
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon36P31-2222148457369.9452.230.31-----3296.919.3
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon37P32-2262045436965.9422.030.29-----32100.019.8
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38P35-2241746116463.9841.800.28-----3697.221.6
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39P24-1761133-244441.0001.830.25-----24100.021.2
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40P28-1871546436561.9382.180.33-----28100.019.4
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle41P20-1121026113736.9731.800.32-----20100.012.4
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42P9-49662-1412.8571.330.24-----9100.05.6
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43P53-91616122322.9570.420.24-----53100.032.7
MLB Totals for P - 23 season(s)-   P692-3993319763426111241082.9631.560.27-----6920.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P11--514512419.7921.73------110.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---5--551.0001.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal214----------
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2242----------
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2340----------
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2440----------
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2525----------
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2625----------
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2740----------
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2832----------
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2934----------
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3033----------
1986Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal314----------
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3119----------
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal314----------
1987Miami Marlins FSLA+-323----------
1987Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon327----------
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3222----------
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3334----------
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3434----------
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3532----------
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3631----------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3732----------
1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3835----------
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3924----------
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4028----------
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4120----------
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea429----------
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4353----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB24003.241008.1830400.998.640.000.004.3200.00.000
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB240027.002001.1640005.4540.500.000.000.0000.00.000
1995Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB40003.001006.0520200.837.500.000.003.0000.00.000
1995Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB40112.0320013.11033700.996.750.002.034.732.330.00.500
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB40013.4820010.11248501.9810.450.006.974.350.630.00.000
1998Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB43100.004003.1101000.652.700.002.700.000.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0010100006.0502002000.837.500.000.003.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs212.16707000025.019060411000.926.840.001.443.962.750.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs016.17404000011.71808085002.2313.890.006.173.860.630.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB4023000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2008Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln53Pitching Coach1377562.5472.51Gaylen PittsLost in Semi-Finals
2009Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln54Pitching Coach1386177.44219.05Tom Spencer
2010Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln55Pitching Coach1407664.54310.02Ron WarnerLost in Semi-Finals
2011Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln56Pitching Coach1386870.4936.53Luis Aguayo
2012Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln57Pitching Coach1366472.47119.53Johnny Rodriguez
2013Houston AstrosALMLBMLBhou58Bullpen Coach16251111.31545.05Bo Porter
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981AL Pitcher of the Month (September)1
1991National League Player of the Week (July 22-July 28) ... National League Player of the Week (June 10-June 16) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (July)3
1992NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1997-05-24Released by Mariners. 
1997-02-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-05-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-06-16TradeTraded by Orioles with John Stefero to Expos for Rene Gonzales. 
1973-12-10ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll30560,000-182870++370,78060,000560,000
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll31560,458-212970++386,34760,0001,120,458
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll31560,458-212870++386,34760,0001,120,458
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll32162,500-3591249344,90660,0001,282,958
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll33735,000-149479++392,10762,5002,017,958
1989Montreal ExposTeam Payroll34735,000-1811078++429,80262,5002,752,958
1990Montreal ExposTeam Payroll351,400,000-75490++515,727100,0004,152,958
1991Montreal ExposTeam Payroll363,333,333-15199++742,231100,0007,486,291
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll373,348,333-47195++962,245109,00010,834,624
1993Montreal ExposTeam Payroll382,833,333-108289++968,431109,00013,667,957
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll394,500,000-26198++957,101109,00018,167,957
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll404,550,000-53195++999,520109,00022,717,957
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll413,816,766-71593++957,870109,00026,534,723
1997Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll42150,000-76646-1,182,177150,00026,684,723
1998Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll43550,000-40917551,276,192170,00027,234,723
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red