Sun, 18 May 2014 00:18:26 -0700
Free-agent RP Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) is almost ready to throw for teams in an open workout. Martinez, non-tendered by the Atlanta Braves at the end of 2013, is recovering from shoulder surgery.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:02:57 -0800
The Atlanta Braves agreed to an undisclosed one-year deal with SS Ramiro Pena to avoid arbitration Monday, Dec. 2. They declined to tender contracts to SS Paul Janish, 2B Elliot Johnson and RP Cristhian Martinez, making them free agents.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:07:11 -0700
The Atlanta Braves moved RP Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) to the 60-day disabled list Friday, Aug. 16.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:17:42 -0700
Atlanta Braves C Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) posted on his official Twitter account Tuesday, July 9, that he underwent shoulder surgery. Manager Fredi Gonzalez said he had not been informed that the procedure had taken place. "I knew it was a possibility," Gonzalez said.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:48:22 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) is visiting a team doctor Tuesday, July 2, after experiencing more discomfort with a shoulder issue.
Mon, 06 May 2013 11:44:12 -0700
Atlanta Braves RP Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) is heading to the team's spring training facilities to start a throwing program.
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 12:25:30 -0700
The Atlanta Braves placed RP Cristhian Martinez (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list Friday, April 12, with a right shoulder strain. The move opens a spot on the roster for RP Luis Ayala.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:53:23 -0700
Atlanta Braves RPs Cristhian Martinez, Anthony Varvaro, David Carpenter and Wirfin Obispo are all competing for the last open spot in the bullpen. Two spots might be available if RP Jordan Walden (back) isn't ready for the start of the year. The team has backed off RP Jonny Venters for a week, and manager Fredi Gonzalez was vague when asked about the situation. However, Venters is expected to start the year in the bullpen. Varvaro and Martinez are out of minor league options, which makes them the favorites for a spot.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:47:58 -0800
Updating a previous item, Atlanta Braves RP Cristhian Martinez will make $749,750 as part of his one-year deal to avoid salary arbitration.
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:42:52 -0800
The Atlanta Braves avoided arbitration with RP Cristhian Martinez Friday, Jan. 18, by agreeing to an undisclosed one-year contract.