GameThread: Cardinals, Carlos Martinez Try to Salvage Series Split With Dodgers

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After an ugly mound incident with Shelby Miller and a baseball, and then several ugly mound incidents with Jake Westbrook and Keith Butler, Carlos Martinez has been promoted to take over Jake Westbrook's spot. Temporarily. Maybe.

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Los Angeles Dodgers
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013, 8:15 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Hyun-Jin Ryu vs Jake Westbrook

Mostly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

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For some reason, there's no profile for Carlos Martinez in SBN's databases, even though he's actually pitched in several MLB games this year. I can get you one for John Gast, but not Carlos Martinez.

Anyway, Carlos is short (for a pitcher), young, very talented, strikes a lot of dudes out, and gets a surprising number of groundballs. As an MLB reliever, he has struck out 22% of the batters he has faced in 11 innings pitched, while only walking 8% of them. He has a 5.56 ERA, but only a 2.68 FIP and 3.42 xFIP. As a minor leaguer, he has struck out 21% of the batters faced and walked 10% of them, in 10 starts at Memphis over 51 innings. He has a 1.76 ERA at Memphis and a 3.16 FIP.


Hyun-Jin Ryu

#99 / Pitcher / Los Angeles Dodgers

6-1

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Mar 25, 1987



W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Hyun-Jin Ryu 10-3 21 21 1 1 0 0 134.1 129 49 47 11 42 111 3.15 1.27


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