Víctor Marte

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Víctor Marte
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Tenure with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp
Free agent
Relief pitcher
Born: (1980-11-08) November 8, 1980 (age 33)
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 2009 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
(through 2013 season)
Win–loss record 6-3
Earned run average 7.05
Strikeouts 64
Teams

Víctor Manuel Marte (born November 8, 1980) is a Dominican Major League Baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. He is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and weighs 265 pounds (120 kg). Marte bats and throws right-handed. He was the 500th Dominican Republic player to debut in US Major League Baseball.[1]

Marte pitched for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Nippon Professional Baseball before signing with the Royals.

Marte was designated for assignment by the St. Louis Cardinals on October 3, 2013.

Marte throws three pitches — a four-seam fastball in the mid 90s with good tailside break, a curveball in the low-to-mid 80s, and a changeup in the mid-to-high 80s. The curve is used more against right-handed hitters, and the changeup is used more against left-handers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Una cifra histórica; Víctor Marte es el pelotero 500 de RD en debutar las Grandes Ligas "El lanzador Víctor Marte se convirtió el domingo en el jugador 500 de RD en debutar en las Grandes Ligas. Marte, quien tiró los tres años anteriores en Japón, y que estuvo suspendido por cuatro años por las Grandes Ligas, hizo su debut ."
  2. ^ "Brooks Baseball · Home of the PitchFX Tool - Player Card: Victor Marte". Brooks Baseball. Retrieved May 13, 2012. 

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