José Marte was born on June 14, 1996, and is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball.
Marte joined the San Francisco Giants as an international free agent in July 2015. He made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Giants, going 5-0 with a 1.89 ERA in five appearances.
Marte went 2-5 with a 5.24 ERA in 15 games with the rookie-level AZL Giants and the Low-A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in 2016. (14 of them start).
The following year, Marte played for the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets, pitching to a 7-7 record and 4.70 ERA in 25 starts. In 2019, Marte played for the High-A San Jose Giants, recording a 3-9 record and 5.59 ERA with 80 strikeouts in 74.0 innings across 18 games.
On July 30, 2021, Marte, along with Sam Selman and Ivan Armstrong, were traded to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Tony Watson. He was assigned to the Double-A Rocket City Trash Pandas, where he made three scoreless appearances, and also struggled to an 8.59 ERA in 7 games for the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees.
The Angels called up Marte to the major leagues for the first time on August 20, 2021. He made his MLB debut that day, tossing 2 scoreless innings against the Cleveland Indians. Marte finished his rookie year with a 9.00 ERA in 4 big league appearances.
Jefry Marte signed a 1 year / $559,000 contract with the Los Angeles Angels, including $559,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $559,000.