JASON MARTIN

JASON MARTIN

HOMETOWN: Corona, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: September 5, 1995

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In January 2018, Martin was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • During the 2017 season, Martin tallied 18 home runs and a batting average of .278 over the 125 games between class A and AA
  • Martin enjoyed a breakout season in 2016 when he hit .270 with 23 home runs in 110 games with High A Lancaster as a 20-year old, and ranked third in the California League in homers
  • Martin was drafted by the Houston Astros in the eighth round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Orange Lutheran High School

AWARDS:

  • TEX Player of the Week (2017)
  • CAL Player of the Week (2016)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In his free time, Martin enjoys helping fellow Roc Nation baseball player, Dominic Smith, host camps and clinics for Baseball Generations, an organization that aids in young player development in the Southern California area. To learn more, visit baseballgenerations.com
  • In December 2017, Martin participated in a special screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle for local youth in Los Angeles alongside fellow Roc Nation athletes, Dominic Smith and Marcus Wilson as well as one of the movie’s stars, Nick Jonas

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/25 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks third in the International League with 50 hits Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .318 with 8 extra base hits and 12 RBI over his last 23 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is 6-for-16 (.375) with 2 doubles in his last 6 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .390 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI in the month of May Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has reached base safely in 14 of the 15 games he’s played in, including each of the last 10 Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of 8 starts this season, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA and WHIP
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/11 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the PawSox in hits, doubles, RBI, stolen bases and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .467 (7-for-15) in his current 4-game hitting streak D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in 11 of the last 13 games, batting .333 with 2 home runs and 5 doubles in that stretch Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .414 with 4 extra base hits over his last 8 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) worked 7 shutout innings in a win over Hartford on Wednesday, and he leads the Sea Dogs in IP, ERA and K Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 17 of the last 18 games, batting .338 with a .945 OPS over that stretch
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has hit safely in 7 of the last 8 games, batting .364 in that stretch DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has four hits, including two doubles, in his last nine at bats In his last two games, Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 6-for-10 with 2 home runs, 2 doubles, and 6 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 8-game hitting streak, and has reached base safely in 15 of 16 games this season Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .417 with 6 extra-base hits in his last 7 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA (2.91), strikeouts (18) and innings pitched (21.2) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has a current 7-game hitting streak where he is batting .483 (14-for-29)
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• Rusney Castillo led the Pawtucket Red Sox in batting (.314), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14).

• Mike Shawaryn finished 9th among all players in minor league baseball with 169 strikeouts. He went 8-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 134 innings at Greenville (A) and Salem (High-A).

• Jason Martin hit .278 with 18 home runs and 35 doubles in 125 games between Class A and AA.

• Marcus Wilson batted .295 with 21 doubles, 9 homers and 54 RBI with Class A Kane County, ranking in the top three on the team in each of those catecories.

• Catcher Jacob Nottingham had 21 doubles and 9 home runs for Class AA Biloxi, and was promoted to Class AAA Colorado Springs for the playoffs.

• Dustin Peterson hit 17 doubles and had 78 hits in 87 games with the AAA Gwinnett Braves.

• D.J. Peterson hit 16 home runs with 63 RBI playing with the AAA affiliates of the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox.

• After being promoted to High-A Bradenton in July Stephen Alemais batted .317 with 32 hits and 20 RBI in 30 games.

• Josh Morgan hit .270 with 30 extra base hits for High-A Down East, finishing strong by batting .375 over the final 14 games of the season.

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• Jacob Nottingham has hit four home runs in the last six games

• Rusney Castillo is batting .364 with three doubles and two homers in his current 8-game hitting streak

• Mike Shawaryn has a 2.25 ERA and 22 K’s in 20 innings over his last three starts

• Jason Martin is 6-for-15 (.400) with three doubles and a home run over the last four games

• Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 20 straight games, batting .356 in that stretch

• Stephen Alemais is batting .365 with five extra-base hits and 10 RBI in the last 13 games

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Rusney Castillo is batting .353 in August and leads Pawtucket in hits, doubles, stolen bases and batting average. [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Castillo-goes-yard-for-PawSox-Video-Pawtucket-Red-Sox-Multimedia.mp4"][/video] Marcus Wilson has hit safely in seven of the last eight games, batting .429 with three doubles and a home run in that stretch Jason Martin has five milti-hit games in the month of August and he ranks in Corpus Christi’s top five in doubles, home runs and batting average Stephen Alemais has nine hits in his last 16 at bats (.563) and is batting .379 in 19 games since being promoted to High-A Bradenton [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Bradentons-Alemais-ties-game-with-late-homer-Video-MiLB.com-Multimedia-The-Official-Site-of-Minor-League-Baseball.mp4"][/video] Mike Shawaryn’s 145 strikeouts are the most of any minor league pitcher in the Boston Red Sox’s organization
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Jason Martin is 4-for-8 over the last two games with a home run and four RBI.  He’s batting .323 in August.

Dominic Smith makes his MLB debut tonight with the Mets in Philadelphia.  Prior to being called up, he was batting .330 with 16 HR and a PCL best 34 doubles in 114 games with AAA Las Vegas Rusney Castillo has hit safely in 16 of the last 18 games and is batting .333 since the All Star break Josh Morgan has 7 hits in his last 14 at bats and is batting .364 during the month of August D.J. Peterson has hit safely in each of his first three games since joining the White Sox’s AAA affiliate in Charlotte this week. Stephen Alemais is batting .340 with two doubles and 10 RBI in 14 games since joining High-A Bradenton.  
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/4 Dustin Peterson hit .353 for the Gwinnett Braves in July, the third highest batting average in the International League Rusney Castillo leads the PawSox in batting (.313), hits (95), doubles (19), and stolen bases (14) Dominic Smith is batting .369 and has hit safely in 47 of 52 games for AAA Las Vegas since June 4 Jason Martin leads AA Corpus Christi in slugging (.519) with 29 extra base hits in just 54 games Stephen Alemais is batting .483 (14-for-29) with 4 multi-hit games in 9 games with High-A Bradenton
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