(c) Houston Astros

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Position: P      Born: Nov 29, 1968      Bats: Left      Throws: Left

This Dominican had the unfortunate coincidence of playing in the majors at the same time as his more famous namesake. This lefthander came to Houston in the mega-trade with the Padres after the 1994 season and notched a 7.40 ERA with no decisions in 25 games as an Astro in 1995 before he was traded to the Mets. For his five-year career, which also included a stint with the Reds, Martinez was 7-4 with three saves and an ERA of 3.97.