J.D. Martinez - Timeline

Astros Trades & Transactions

Jun 9, 2009:Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 20th round of the 2009 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2009.
Mar 22, 2014:Released by the Houston Astros.

This Date in Astros History

Aug 3, 2011:After deadline trades send Hunter Pence and Michael Bourn away for prospects, the rebuilding Astros take 2-of-3 from Cincinnati, including a 5-4 victory that is the first major league win for 20-year-old Jordan Lyles. Outfielder J.D. Martinez, called up from AA less than a week before, smashes a homer and double to drive in four. 21-year-old Jose Altuve and 22-year-old Jimmy Paredes add two hits apiece.