This Tuesday made his MLB debut right-hander Adrián Martínez, who came to the majors with the Oakland Athletics after several years on the farms of San Diego.
Born in Mexicali, Baja California, 25 years ago, Martínez is the 141st Mexican player in the Major Leagues and had a great debut, with 5 scoreless innings against the Houston Astros.
Adrián Martínez got his first strikeout at @LasMayores!#MexicanPower #YoAmoElBeis pic.twitter.com/pS1lpYsyGk
– MLB Mexico (@MLB_Mexico) May 10, 2022
Who is the Mexican pitcher for the Athletics Adrián Martínez?
Right-hander Martínez is the seventh Mexican pitcher to win in his debut as a starter in the majors. He had Tommy John surgery in 2016, a year after signing as a pro with the Padres.
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How did the Mexican Adrián Martínez get to Oakland?
Martínez joined the Oakland Athletics organization in early April as part of the trade package that brought Sean Manaea to the San Diego Padres. He ranks 21st among A’s prospects.
The @Athletics have called up Adrián Martínez to make his MLB debut as the 27th man for today’s doubleheader. More on the 25-year-old right-hander: https://t.co/UyKG8qQSdP pic.twitter.com/GwsNvVMD0v
— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) May 10, 2022
What numbers did the Mexican Adrián Martínez leave in the minor leagues?
Before receiving the call-up to the big team this week, the Mexican was pitching for the Las Vegas Aviators in AAA. In 5 starts he was 0-2 with a 7.45 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 19.1 innings.
What team does Adrián Martínez belong to in Mexico?
Martínez is a member of the Águilas de Mexicali, with whom he has played in the 2018-2019 and 2020-2021 seasons.