HOUSTON - MAY 04: Fernando Martinez #21 of the Houston Astros looks up as Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits a home run in the ninth inning at Minute Maid Park on May 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
We had (Pirates third baseman) Pedro Alvarez and (Mariners first baseman) Justin Smoak and (Mets prospect) Reese Havens and (Astros outfielder) Fernando Martinez and it was just, he had a good workout. Unfortunately we didn't get him. It just didn't work out. And he went and played for Worcester. I followed him, obviously I really liked the kid.More quotes »
ESPN report: Mets prospect Cesar Puello on Biogenesis documents
outfield prospect Cesar Puello and a former Mets prospect, Fernando Martinez , now with the Astros, are two of five new names that have been linked to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, ESPN reported Tuesday.Puello, 21, batted .260 with four homers and 21 RBIs Read more »
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Fernando Rodriguez sent to Triple-A
The Astros designated outfielders Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez for assignment Monday to make room on the roster for the recalls of Trevor Crowe and Jimmy Paredes, MLB.com reports. The 33-year-old Ankiel couldn't hit consistently as he batted .194 in from CBS Sports Read more »
New York Yankees: If Available, Fernando Martinez Should be a Target
The New York Giants could sign former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, but should they? It would make sense and addresses the Giants’ depth needs at the position. Going into the draft many people thought Big Blue might draft Manti Te’o. Instead G from Rant Sports Read more »
Astros designate Ankiel for assignment
Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Outfielders Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez were each designated for assignment by the Houston Astros amid a flurry of roster moves made by the team on Monday. Houston also optioned infielder Brandon Laird to Triple-A Okl from WOAI Read more »
Astros roster moves: J.D. Martinez headed to Houston
Houston outfielder J.D. Martinez has been on the disabled list since with a bum knee. Martinez was placed on the DL on April 20 with a sprained right knee he suffered in an at-bat. The outfielder has been on a rehab assignment in Corpus Christi, playing from The Crawfish Boxes Read more »