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Jose Martinez

Jose Martinez

Age: 32Bats: RThrows: R

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Jose Martinez was non-tendered by the Cubs, becomes a free agent

Jose Martinez was non-tendered by the Cubs on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact

Martinez was dealt to the Cubs in 2020, but struggled mightily for Chicago. He slashed .182/.265/.295 with two home runs, 10 RBI and 10 runs scored over 98 plate appearances in 2020. Martinez will become a free agent and try to latch onto another team during the offseason.

Brad CamaraDec 2, 2020
Jose Martinez optioned to alternate training site

The Cubs optioned Jose Martinez to their alternate training site.

Fantasy Impact

Martinez is 0-for-21 since the Cubs acquired him from the Rays. A perennial lefty masher, Martinez will likely be left of Chicago's postseason roster.

Jose Martinez strikes out in only appearance

Jose Martinez was called back up by the Cubs, and struck out in his only plate appearance on Sunday against the Twins. The Cubs lost, 4-0.

Fantasy Impact

Martinez has had a dismal season and should stay on the waiver wire for this final week.

Jose Martinez optioned to Cubs' alternate site

Jose Martinez was optioned to the Cubs' alternate training site Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact

Martinez was acquired by the Cubs before the trade deadline. He went 0-for-14 with his new team. Martinez is slashing .198/.286/.321 across 91 plate appearances in 2020. Billy Hamilton was recalled in a corresponding move.

Brad Camara12 weeks ago
Jose Martinez walks and strikes out Thursday

Jose Martinez pinch-hit for Victor Caratini at DH on Thursday against the Pirates. He struck out and walked in the 8-2 defeat.

Fantasy Impact

Martinez has yet to make an impact on his new team and is hitting just .211/.302/.342 in 76 at-bats this year. He isn't relevant in any fantasy format at this point.

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