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Richie Martin

Richie Martin 1 SS

Baltimore Orioles

  • Status: Injured 60-Day
  • Full Name: Richard Allen Martin
  • Age: 25 (December 22, 1994)
  • Birthplace: Detroit, MI
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2015, OAK)
  • MLB Debut: 03/28/2019
  • School: Florida
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Richie Martin Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
July 14, 2020 Baltimore Orioles placed SS Richie Martin on the 60-day injured list. Right wrist fracture.
December 13, 2018 Baltimore Orioles claimed SS Richie Martin off waivers from Midland RockHounds.
April 19, 2018 Midland RockHounds activated SS Richie Martin from the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2018 SS Richie Martin assigned to Midland RockHounds from Stockton Ports.
March 21, 2018 SS Richie Martin assigned to Oakland Athletics.
September 26, 2017 Stockton Ports activated SS Richie Martin from the 7-day disabled list.
August 31, 2017 Stockton Ports placed SS Richie Martin on the 7-day disabled list.
August 1, 2017 SS Richie Martin assigned to Stockton Ports from Midland RockHounds.
June 16, 2017 Midland RockHounds activated SS Richie Martin from the 7-day disabled list.
May 31, 2017 Midland RockHounds placed SS Richie Martin on the 7-day disabled list.
December 1, 2016 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster SS Richie Martin to spring training.
September 2, 2016 SS Richie Martin assigned to Midland RockHounds from Stockton Ports.
May 23, 2016 SS Richie Martin assigned to Stockton Ports from Vermont Lake Monsters.
February 10, 2016 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster SS Richie Martin to spring training.
July 2, 2015 SS Richie Martin assigned to Vermont Lake Monsters.
June 30, 2015 Oakland Athletics signed SS Richie Martin.
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Richie Martin Awards and Honors

Richie Martin  1 SS

Richie Martin
  • Full Name: Richard Allen Martin
  • Born: December 22, 1994
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Detroit, MI
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2015, OAK)
  • School: Florida
  • MLB Debut: 03/28/2019

2019
♦ As a Rule 5 pick, spent the entire season with Baltimore, hitting .208 with six home runs 
and 23 RBI over 120 games. 
♦ His 89 starts at shortstop were the third-most by a rookie in Orioles history, trailing only Ron Hansen (149 in 1960) and Cal Ripken Jr. (91 in 1982). 
♦ Got the start for Baltimore on Opening Day (3/28) at Yankee Stadium. Picked up his first big league hit on 3/30 at Yankee Stadium, a single off of James Paxton. 
♦ Set Major League career-bests with three hits and three runs scored, 4/8 vs. Oakland. 
♦ Belted first Major League home run on 5/22 off of Yankees southpaw CC Sabathia.
♦ Hit .379 (11-29) with eight RBI over 17 games in September. 
♦ Batted .284 with 14 RBI and six extra-base hits in 51 games after the All-Star break.
♦ Registered 15 multi-hit games.


2018
♦ Spent the entire year with Double-A Midland in the Oakland system, batting .300 with six home runs, 29 doubles, 25 stolen bases and 42 RBI in 118 games.
♦ Led the Texas League in triples (8) and ranked 3rd in batting average (.300).
♦ Named an Oakland MiLB.com Organization All-Star.
♦ Named Texas League Midseason All-Star and Player of the Week for the period ending on 8/25, after hitting .400 (8-20) with two home runs and six RBI over six games.
♦ Recorded a career-high 11-game hitting streak from 5/22-6/2.
♦ Stole a career-high three bases in a game twice (5/30 and 7/16).
♦ Had three career-high four-hit performances on the season (7/25, 8/30 and 9/1).
♦ Hit two solo home runs on 8/23 at Corpus Christi.
♦ Scored a career-high three runs in a game three times (6/1, 8/23 and 9/1).
♦ Hit .379 (39-103) in the month of May.


2017
♦ Entered the season ranked by MLB.com as the #21 prospect in the Oakland system.
♦ Split the year between Double-A Midland and Class-A Stockton, hitting .234 with four home runs, 33 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 109 games between the two clubs. 
♦ Opened the year with Midland, batting .224 with a .306 OBP in 86 games. 
♦ Batted .277 with two home runs and 18 RBI in 39 home games for the RockHounds.
♦ Assigned to Stockton on 8/2 and hit .266 with a .330 OBP in 23 games to end the season.


2016
♦ Spent most of the year at Stockton, hitting .230 with three homers and 31 RBI in 86 games.
♦ Drove in a career-high five runs on 8/11 at Modesto, going 2-5 with a grand slam. 
♦ Tied a career-high with four hits, 6/19 at High Desert.
♦ Batted .360 (18-50) over his final 12 games with Stockton, a stretch that included a 10-game hitting streak.
♦ Promoted to Midland on 9/2 and matched a career-high with five RBI, 9/3 at Frisco.

 

2015
♦ Ranked as Oakland's #4 prospect by MLB.com entering the season.
♦ Spent his debut season with Class-A Vermont, hitting .237 with a .353 OBP in 51 games.
♦ Went 2-4 with two runs scored, a walk and an RBI in his pro debut, 7/2 at Tri-City.
♦ Batted .526 (10-19) with a homer and four RBI over his first four pro games.
♦ Hit .302 (13-43) against left-handed pitchers on the season.

 

PERSONAL
♦ Selected by Baltimore from Oakland with the 1st overall pick in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft, 12/13/18.
♦ Originally selected in the 1st round (20th overall) by Oakland in the 2015 draft. Chosen by Seattle in the 38th round of the 2012 draft but did not sign. 
♦ Majored in Civil Engineering at the University of Florida, where he hit .300 his senior season and was a finalist for the Brooks Wallace Award, given to the Best College Shortstop.
♦ Attended Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, FL, where he was named to the Florida All-Region First Team as a senior and was ranked third among middle infielders in the state. Bloomingdale HS also produced sportscaster Erin Andrews and actor Mark Consuelos.