Reiver José Sanmartn is a professional baseball pitcher from Colombia who currently pitches for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. In 2021, he made his MLB debut.
Sanmartin joined the Texas Rangers as an international free agent on July 2, 2015.
Sanmartin pitched for the Dominican Summer League’s DSL Rangers in 2016 and 2017, going 0–1 with a 5.23 ERA over 10+13 innings in 2016, and 7–1 with a 2.35 ERA and 56 strikeouts over 61+13 innings in 2017.
He went 7–2 with a 2.45 ERA and 56 strikeouts over 66 innings for the Spokane Indians of the Class A Short Season Northwest League and the Hickory Crawdads of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2017.
Sanmartin was traded to the New York Yankees for Ronald Herrera on November 20, 2017.
Sanmartin played for the Staten Island Yankees, Charleston RiverDogs, Tampa Tarpons, and Trenton Thunder during the 2018 season.
Over 67+13 innings, he had a combined 5–7 record with a 2.81 ERA and 58 strikeouts across all four levels.
Sanmartin and Sonny Gray were traded to the Cincinnati Reds on January 21, 2019, in exchange for Shed Long Jr. and draft pick compensation.
Sanmartin pitched for the Daytona Tortugas and the Chattanooga Lookouts this season, finishing 4–12 with a 4.05 ERA and 114 strikeouts in 122+13 innings.
He did not play in 2020 since the Minor League Baseball season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sanmartin pitched for Chattanooga and the Louisville Bats in the minor leagues in 2021, going 10–2 with a 3.32 ERA and 112 strikeouts in 100+ innings.
Sanmartin’s contract was selected to the active roster on September 27, 2021, and he will make his MLB debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
How Much Does Reiver Sanmartin Make?
Reiver Sanmartin makes a base salary of $700,000.