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Cristhian Martínez

MLB Player information
NameCristhian Martínez
MLB debutMay 21, 2009 for the Florida Marlins
Career statistics
Earned run average4.99
*Florida Marlins (2009) *Atlanta Braves (2010-present)

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Cristhian A. Martínez Mercedes (born March 6, 1982, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican Major League Baseball player. He is currently a pitcher in the Atlanta Braves system.

Martínez signed as an international free agent with the Detroit Tigers in 2003. He remained with the Tigers organization through the 2006 season, joining the Florida Marlins organization in 2007.

Martínez made his Major League debut with the Marlins on May 21, 2009. On June 1, 2009 he collected his first win in the Majors after tossing 1.2 innings of scoreless relief against the Brewers. He was sent down to AAA New Orleans Zephyrs immediately after the game.

He was claimed off waivers by the Atlanta Braves on April 8, 2010. He was optioned to AAA Gwinnett Braves, and later called up to Atlanta.

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