Meet Martin Benjamin Maldonado Valdes, a professional baseball player from Puerto Rico who plays catcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. He was born in Naguabo, Puerto Rico, on August 1, 1986. It is known that Martin played baseball for the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels, and Kansas City Royals. It was known that he started his Major League Baseball career with the Los Angeles Angels.
As for the Brewers he made his first appearance in the MLB with them in the year 2011. He was said to have won a Gold Glove Award and a Fielding Bible Award in the year 2017.
Martin commenced his professional career with the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. He became part of them in the year 2004 in the 27th round of the Major League Baseball draft. He was as well known to play his rookie season for the Arizona League Angels that same year. He got released after the 2006 season where he batted 222/329/270.
He joined the Houston Astros on July 26, 2018, when the Angels traded him to the Houston Astros in exchange for one Patrick Sandoval. Martin then had a second stint with the Houston Astros on July 31, 2019. In exchange for one Tony Kemp who was an outfielder at the time.
Where Was Martin Maldonado Born?
Martin Maldonado who was born on August 16, 1986 was born in Naguabo, Puerto Rico.