How Tall Is Chris Martin?
Chris Martin stands at a height of 2 m. He is one of the tallest players in the MLB.
Chris Martin’s Career with the Yankees
On January 13, 2015, the Rockies traded Martin to the Yankees in exchange for monetary considerations. After competing for a position in the Yankees bullpen during spring training, Martin made the Opening Day roster.
In a 4–2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on April 28, 2015, Martin collected his first professional save.
When Martin was placed on the injured list on May 9 because of tendinitis in his right elbow, he had a 0–1 record and 3.55 ERA in 12+23 innings pitched in 15 appearances.
New York Yankees optioned Martin to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League on May 31 after activating him from the disabled list.
When Andrew Miller was sidelined, the Yankees recalled Martin from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and optioned him back to the minors on June 19. In 24 appearances for the Yankees in 2015, he went 0–2 with a 5.66 earned run average.
The Yankees sold Martin’s contract rights to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s Pacific League for $750,000 after the 2015 season.
He had a 6.19 ERA and a.318 batting average against in 36+13 MLB innings at the time.
In 2016, he took over as the Fighters’ closer from Hirotoshi Masui. Despite being named to the Pacific League All-Star squad in September, his ankle became inflamed.
In the end, the Fighters triumphed in the 2016 Japan Series. A 1.07 earned run average and 21 saves earned him a spot on the team in 2016.
He played in 52 games, tying his previous season high for most games played in a season.