Carlos Martinez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Show Me the Final Vote: Moose, Martinez win

    MLB.com "It was a Show Me Statement by baseball fans. Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas and Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez will be first-time All-Stars on Tuesday via the record-smashing 2015 Esurance All-Star Game Final Vote, meaning the state of Missouri not only has the only two clubs..." July 11

  • Cards name Martinez their fifth starter

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As they spoke often this winter, manager Mike Matheny told pitcher Carlos Martinez that he would have every opportunity to be a starter in the majors this season and that the team had cleared the way for him to win the job he wanted. On Monday, Matheny told Martinez he had. "It is my dream,"..." March 31

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    #stlcards haven't made official announcement but every indication is that Martinez will open season as fifth starter, Gonzales to Triple-A.

  • Martinez has changed -- for the better -- in wake of Taveras' death

    Fox Sports Midwest "Appearing at the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up on Monday, Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez looked the same as last year. He appeared to be about the same size, he sounded the same in the interview room and his smile, which he flashed a couple of times, still included a hint of..." January 20

  • Cardinals’ Carlos Martinez takes social-media break after porn controversy

    Toronto Star "Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez, who was in the midst of an Internet firestorm, said he would stay off Twitter and “focus on baseball” after the pornographic pictures he had collected on his “favourites” page on the social media site gained attention through media reports. Martinez,..." February 28

  • Cardinals, pitcher Carlos Martinez 'embarrassed' by Twitter porn timeline

    Toronto Sun "St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is "embarrassed" following Monday's revelation that pitcher Carlos Martinez's Twitter favourites list, which is public, had links and images to hardcore pornography. "We're embarrassed and he's embarrassed," Matheny told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch at..." February 26

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    Joe Strauss @JoeStrauss

    Carlos Martinez to make first major league start Thursday. #stlcards #hpgf

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Cards made it clear to Angels they have no interest in Martinez or Wacha in an Aybar deal...can't blame Angels for asking

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Angels&Cards have discussed a deal that would send either Carlos Martinez or Mike Wacha & Peter Kozma to LAA for Aybar (Cards reluctant)

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    JIM BOWDEN @JimBowdenESPNxm

    Cardinals continue pursuit of Jake Peavy and Alexei Ramirez with Carlos Martinez Joe Kelly and Kolton Wong's names being mentioned #RUMORS

  • Cards didn't offer Carlos Martinez for Alexei Ramirez

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "According to a report in the Chicago Tribune the White Sox rejected a deal that would have sent pitching prospect Carlos Martinez from St. Louis to Chicago for shortstop Alexei Ramirez. Fact or fiction? The answer should be obvious to anyone that's paid attention to Cardinals GM John..." July 24

  • Cards will be careful with Martinez

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals plan to be conservative at first with using rookie Carlos Martinez as he acclimates to a relief role for the first time in his pro career. Martinez pitched two innings over the weekend in Milwaukee, but the Cardinals were hesitant to use him in back-to-back days. Rookie Seth..." May 08

  • Martinez receives work visa, set to report

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals prospect Carlos Martinez, who was invited to major-league camp to show one of the best arms in the system, had his work visa approved Tuesday, a Cardinals official confirmed Wednesday morning. Martinez has missed all of spring training as a result of the delay getting the necessary..." March 27