Fernando Martínez

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Jesus Fernando Martinez Alvarez

  • Bats Left , Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1" , Weight 190 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Fernando Martinez was signed by scouts Rafael Bournigal, Sandy Johnson, and Eddy Toledo for the New York Mets in 2005 for a $1.5 million bonus. He made his pro debut the next summer.

Martinez was named MVP of the 2010 Caribbean Series. He hit .348 with 2 homers and 4 RBI in leading the Leones del Escogido to a 5-1 record and the tournament's honors.

Martinez accepted a 50-game suspension resulting from MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis Laboratories on August 5, 2013. He was playing in the minor leagues at the time.

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