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Cardinals shutting down Carlos Martinez for rest of season

The St. Louis Cardinals’ rotation took a big hit on Saturday when the club announced that starter Carlos Martinez would be shut down for the rest of 2015, including the Postseason, with a strained shoulder. Carlos Martinez (shoulder strain) will miss remainder of season, Mozeliak announces #cardinals #stlcards News coming soon at @StlToday. — Derrick Goold (@dgoold) September...
Via The Outside Corner
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

5 instant reactions to Carlos Martinez’s shutdown 

The news is in. Carlos Martinez, the hot young phenom starter for the St. Louis Cardinals, is done for the season. The shoulder tightness that pulled him from Friday’s start has also cut his season short. When the 24 year old phenom left the field in tears, something bad was in the forecast. Something only an athlete knows right away. Your body flashing a check your engine light...
Via STLSportsMinute
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Cardinals rest Carlos Martinez?

It’s safe to say Carlos Martinez has proved critics completely wrong this season. Many doubted whether the Cardinals young righty could pitch deep into games. Martinez has gone six innings or more in 16 of his 22 starts so far. Check. Others, early on, doubted Martinez could maintain good enough command of his pitches when he accumulated a 4.25 walks per nine in the first month...
Via STLSportsMinute
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Exact Moment Carlos Martinez Became My Favorite ’15 Cardinal

It wasn’t shaping up well Tuesday night for the Cardinals against the Pirates Carlos Martinez gave up 3 runs in the first 4 innings and needed 2 double plays to get out of jams later in the game. In totoal, 9 times the Pirates came to the plate with runners in scoring position Now if you’d just read those two sentences and didn’t see a second of the game, you’d have figured...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez flips bat about 20 feet high (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez drew some unneeded attention to himself when he flipped his bat behind him in disgust and it flew about 20 feet high while grounding out during Sunday's game in Milwaukee. It happened in the top of the third just as Martinez hit a ground ball to second base. Martinez was frustrated with the easy out...
Via Holdout Sports
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez: A deeper look at his first two starts

Everyone knows that Carlos Martinez possesses likely the most electrifying arm the Cardinals organization has seen come through.  He can be an enigma out of the pen – lights out one night, wild and eminently hittable the next.  Many have clamored to see him in the starting rotation, and the recent injuries to Joe Kelly, Jaime Garcia, and Michael Wacha have now thrown the door...
Via Cardinals Farm
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards manager addresses Carlos Martinez's Twitter porn favorites

In a series of truly unfortunate and hilarious events, the St. Louis Cardinals were obligated to address how one of the team’s players Twitter accounts was populated with porn. On Tuesday, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny awkwardly discussed how the favorties page on pitcher Carlos Martinez’s Twitter account was chock-full of pornographic images. Deadspin posted Martinez’s […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez is battling for Cardinals rotation? Who might he beat out?

The most interesting news out of the Cardinals Spring Training camp so far is that Carlos Martinez will be used as a starter.  It seemed almost a foregone conclusion that Martinez would be relegated to the pen.  The Cardinals return starters Adam Wainwright, Michael Wacha, Shelby Miller and Lance Lynn this year and Jaime Garcia appears to be fully recovered from 2013 shoulder surgery...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Martinez’ starting role this spring is business as usual

In my travels around the net, I have seen an increased level of interest on the point of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez being prepared this spring as a starter. In fact, he will get the ball in the team’s Florida opener on Friday, February 28. (Full spring schedule is here.) Some, looking from a different vantage point, have extended that to suggest the organization...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What is the best way to develop the Cardinals' Carlos Martinez in the 2014 season?

Derrick Goold posted an interesting article a couple days ago stating that Carlos Martinez could be this year's Trevor Rosenthal.If you remember, Rosenthal was slated to compete for a rotation spot in the spring, along with Joe Kelly and Shelby Miller.  However, he was bumped to the bullpen without really getting a shot at the rotation, while Kelly and Miller battled it out for...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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