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Chris Martin worked around one base hit to deliver a scoreless eighth inning against the Braves on Wednesday. He struck out three batters along the way. Boston ultimately defeated Atlanta by a score of 5-2.
Martin has looked very strong out of the bullpen this season, totaling two earned runs, two walks, and eight strikeouts through 11 innings of work. He is a valuable right-hander who keeps the game under control for closer Kenley Jansen, and as a result, he has seven holds in 2023.
Chris Martin allowed a solo home run during the eighth inning of Monday's game against the Rays. He finished the frame without tallying any walks or strikeouts. The veteran hurler was charged with the loss as Boston ultimately fell to Tampa Bay by a score of 1-0.
This was the first run that Martin has allowed through six innings with the Red Sox. The right-hander has struggled to miss bats, allowing one walk but racking up just one strikeout.
Chris Martin has signed a two-year, $17.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox.
Martin slots in as one of the Red Sox's better relievers and could have a solid impact in the back of the bullpen. He is coming off a 2022 season where he posted a 3.05 ERA in 56 innings.
Chris Martin pitched the ninth inning on Tuesday, striking out two as he got through the inning clean to pick up the save in the Dodgers' doubleheader 6-5 Game 1 win over the Diamondbacks.
Martin picked up his second save of the season on Tuesday, he has also pitched to the tune of an 3.33 ERA with a WHIP of 1.01. The Dodgers' reliever has been a strike out machine this season with 65 punch-outs over 51 1/3 innings. The 36-year-old is not yet worth streaming due to his lack of high leverage usage, however with Kimbrel being so up and down this season managers may see Martin come in for more save situations.
Chris Martin pitched the sixth inning on Thursday afternoon, striking out one, and giving up two hits for two earned runs as he took the loss for the Dodgers in a 5-3 game against the Mets.
Martin took his first loss of the season on Thursday afternoon as he saw his record worsen to a still impressive 4-1 on the year. The Dodgers' reliever has pitched to the tune of an 3.92 ERA with a WHIP of 1.12, but he should not be rostered as he is nothing more than a mid-inning reliever.