Silvio Martínez

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1981 Donruss #429 Silvio Martinez

Silvio Ramon Martinez Cabrera

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 170 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Silvio Martinez had one career save. It came on August 26, 1977 as a member of the Chicago White Sox against the Milwaukee Brewers. He pitched the last 2 innings of a 4-2 victory, giving up 2 hits, no earned runs, no walks and no strikeouts.

He led the 1974 Central American and Caribbean Games with 29 strikeouts, pitching for the Silver Medal-winning Dominican national team. He was 2-0 with a 1.69 ERA; in 21 1/3 IP, he allowed 13 hits and 5 walks. He got wins over El Salvador and the US Virgin Islands. He finished 7 whiffs ahead of runner-up Juan Pérez and tied for second in wins, one behind Pérez.

He pitched a one-hitter on July 8, 1978 as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The lone hit was a 1st-inning single by Omar Moreno. He pitched another one-hitter on June 27, 1979 with the Cardinals against the Montreal Expos. The lone hit in that game was a 8th-inning single by Duffy Dyer.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Season: 1 (1979)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1979)

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