In 2014, Nick Martinez stunned everyone by making the Rangers’ Opening Day roster after attending the Major League team’s spring training and impressing the coaching staff.
His selection as the Rangers’ fifth starter for the start of the season came after he fought out veterans Tommy Hanson and others for the job.
If Yu Darvish were to return to the team sooner rather than later after a lengthy stint on the disabled list, Martinez would be sent back to the minors for the remainder of his apprenticeship.
There has not been an alumnus from Fordham since Pete Harnisch (2001) and Ray Montgomery (1996) since his debut on April 5th.
On that particular day, he took the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays and went six innings, allowing three runs and earning no decision.
Before allowing James Loney to reach base, he struck out the first four batters he faced (David DeJesus, Wil Myers, Ben Zobrist, and Evan Longoria).
Yunel Escobar’s solo home run in the third inning drove in the first run of the game for the Diamondbacks. In the 4-3 lead, he was replaced by Jason Frasor, who succeeded him.
During the third inning of an interleague game against the Washington Nationals on May 31st, he pinch-hit for Nick Tepesch and grounded out to second. His final record for Texas was 5-12, 4.55 in 140 1/3 innings pitched, with 24 starts.
Nick Martinez Contract
With a $2,000,000 signing bonus and $25,500,000 guaranteed, Nick Martinez signed a four-year, $25,500,000 contract with the San Diego Padres.
Nick Martinez Salary
Nick Martinez’s average annual pay is $6,375,000. Martinez will receive a basic salary of $4,000,000 in 2022.
Nick Martinez Net Worth
Nick Martinez has a net worth estimation of $20 million