Seth Martinez
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 2" 200LBS | Age: 29
Draft: 2016 | Rd: 17, #502, Oakland Athletics | Arizona State
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2021 0 0 15.00 3 0 0 3 3 2.67
2022 1 1 2.09 29 0 0 38.2 38 1.03
2023 2 3 5.23 35 0 1 43 45 1.49
3 Seasons 3 4 4.15 67 0 1 84.2 86 1.32
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2021 3 0-0 15.00 3 3 2.67
2022 29 1-1 2.09 38.2 38 1.03
2023 35 2-3 5.23 43 45 1.49
3 Seasons 67 3-4 4.15 84.2 86 1.32
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 26 63 10 2 20.0 12.5 88.7 105.1 15.9 50.0 .342 .491 .450 .420 .465 50.0 18.8 18.8 15.00 8.31
2022 27 592 102 6 5.9 3.9 86.6 112.0 15.4 27.5 .198 .301 .242 .260 .298 32.4 24.5 9.0 2.10 2.76
2023 28 764 125 12 9.6 6.2 90.2 110.7 12.3 40.8 .267 .450 .345 .353 .416 45.6 23.1 9.7 5.23 5.37
Player 1419 237 20 8.4 5.5 88.6 112.0 13.8 35.4 .241 .388 .306 .317 .368 40.1 23.5 9.8
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Martinez relies on 4 pitches.
4-Seam Fastball
(39.9%) ,
Sweeper
(26.8%) ,
Sinker
(17.1%) ,
Changeup
(16.1%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 30.0 20.0 40.0 10.0 40.0 30.0 30.0 0.0 20.0 20.0 40.0 0.0 20.0 12.5
2022 41.2 21.6 23.5 13.7 40.2 40.2 19.6 3.9 32.4 34.3 18.6 3.9 5.9 3.9
2023 39.2 24.0 28.8 8.0 40.0 39.2 20.8 7.2 24.8 24.0 25.6 8.8 9.6 6.2
Player 39.7 22.8 27.0 10.5 40.1 39.2 20.7 5.5 27.8 28.3 23.2 6.3 8.4 5.5
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2023 Sinker HOU R 131 90.2 31.7 1.9 6 14.1 -1.7 -11
2023 Sweeper HOU R 205 79.3 35.8 -3.4 -9 12.9 -1.6 -11
2023 4-Seamer HOU R 305 91.1 20.2 -0.3 -1 9.4 -0.5 -5
2023 Changeup HOU R 123 86.2 36.8 0.6 2 15.4 1.5 10
2022 Changeup HOU R 74 86.5 37.2 1.2 3 15.2 2.0 15
2022 Sinker HOU R 114 90.9 30.1 0.4 1 14.9 -0.9 -6
2022 4-Seamer HOU R 202 91.8 19.2 -0.4 -2 10.2 0.8 8
2022 Cutter HOU R 22 86.2 29.2 -0.1 0 3.0 2.2 309
2022 Sweeper HOU R 180 79.7 35.7 -3.1 -8 12.6 -2.7 -18
2021 Cutter HOU R 3 84.8 31.3 -0.2 -1 4.0 3.2 403
2021 Sweeper HOU R 14 77.9 40.3 -3.3 -8 13.2 -4.6 -26
2021 4-Seamer HOU R 37 90.4 19.4 0.3 1 10.2 0.7 8
2021 Changeup HOU R 4 84.9 35.9 -0.8 -2 14.8 0.6 4
2021 Sinker HOU R 5 89.5 29.1 0.6 2 15.4 -0.9 -5
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2023 4-Seamer -0.5 -1 305 39.9 75 .323 .516 .419 20.0 22.7 17.0 .316 .547 .425 57.8
2023 Sweeper 1.7 3 205 26.8 53 .216 .392 .275 30.2 30.2 21.9 .222 .388 .277 28.6
2023 Sinker 1.6 2 131 17.1 36 .250 .406 .326 18.0 11.1 19.0 .275 .427 .345 46.4
2023 Changeup -0.2 0 123 16.1 28 .250 .375 .332 37.7 25.0 13.2 .238 .379 .326 47.1
2022 4-Seamer 0.5 1 202 34.1 51 .214 .381 .332 20.9 29.4 29.4 .206 .406 .337 51.9
2022 Sweeper 1.9 3 180 30.4 49 .167 .250 .191 40.9 34.7 29.3 .162 .240 .187 22.6
2022 Sinker 3.8 4 114 19.3 29 .200 .200 .278 8.8 10.3 14.3 .201 .227 .245 21.7
2022 Changeup 1.5 1 74 12.5 20 .150 .150 .180 20.0 10.0 6.7 .263 .331 .258 33.3
2022 Cutter -1.1 0 22 3.7 5 .250 .250 .320 36.4 20.0 16.7 .211 .236 .297 33.3
2021 4-Seamer -2.2 -1 37 58.7 8 .167 .333 .331 23.1 37.5 30.0 .141 .278 .306 33.3
2021 Sweeper -9.5 -1 14 22.2 4 .500 .750 .538 37.5 0.0 0.0 .548 .780 .569 50.0
2021 Sinker -27.5 -1 5 7.9 2 1.000 1.000 .800 0.0 0.0 0.0 .874 .985 .767 0.0
2021 Changeup 0.0 0 4 6.3 2 .500 .500 .450 0.0 0.0 -- .270 .305 .245 100.0
2021 Cutter -6.4 0 3 4.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2023 Changeup 103 86.3 88 16.4 2:15 3:00 -45
2023 4-Seam Fastball 302 91.1 80 15.6 1:45 1:15 30
2023 Sinker 127 90.2 79 14.9 1:45 3:00 -75
2023 Sweeper 203 79.3 48 15.4 9:00 9:45 -45
2022 Changeup 64 86.5 83 16.2 2:15 3:15 -60
2022 Cutter 22 86.2 39 7.2 12:15 11:15 60
2022 4-Seam Fastball 199 91.8 80 16.5 1:45 1:15 30
2022 Sinker 110 90.9 80 15.8 1:45 2:45 -60
2022 Sweeper 180 79.7 50 15.0 9:00 9:45 -45
2021 4-Seam Fastball 37 90.4 79 17.1 1:30 1:15 15
2021 Sweeper 14 77.9 49 14.7 9:00 9:30 -30
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 154 592 7 8 -3 -2 10
2023 192 764 6 6 -5 -4 4
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 63 55.6 60.0 71.4 14.3 100.0 46.0 50.0 39.7 24.0 4.8 66.7
2022 592 46.6 69.6 77.1 28.5 64.4 41.6 67.5 47.6 25.5 6.1 83.3
2023 764 48.0 66.5 83.6 26.7 53.8 41.9 58.5 45.8 25.4 7.5 75.4
Player 1,419 47.8 67.4 80.3 27.0 59.5 41.9 62.0 46.3 25.4 6.8 78.1
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 60.9 47.1 24.8 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA /
xERA
xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
FB
Velo
FB
Spin
CB
Spin
Extension
2022 17 36 88
2023 10 23 92
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 -- 0 0.4 0 0 1 0 --
2022 24.7 3 3.3 0 2 2 1 33.3
2023 25.1 5 5.6 -1 2 4 2 40.0
Player 25.0 8 9.3 -1 4 7 3 37.5

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
2022 3 4 2 4 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 4 4 3 3 3
2023 5 5 3 7 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 5 4 6 6 6 6 6 8 4 5 7 6 5 5 7 5 5 6 4
Player 8 10 5 11 10 9 10 9 8 8 9 11 9 7 9 12 9 9 10 12 7 9 13 9 8 8 12 10 8 10 8
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2021 2022 +/-   2023 +/-  
Fastball Velocity 89.9 91.2 1.3 90.8 -0.4
Offspeed Velocity 84.9 86.5 1.6 86.2 -0.3
Breaking Velocity 77.9 79.7 1.8 79.3 -0.4
Exit Velocity 88.7 86.6 -2.1 90.2 3.6
Launch Angle 15.9 15.4 -0.5 12.3 -3.1
Barrel % 20.0 5.9 -14.1 9.6 3.7
Hard Hit % 50.0 32.4 -17.6 45.6 13.2
Sweet Spot % 50.0 27.5 -22.5 40.8 13.3
xBA .342 .198 -0.144 .267 0.069
BA .385 .187 -0.198 .265 0.078
xwOBA .420 .260 -0.160 .353 0.093
wOBA .450 .242 -0.208 .345 0.103
xSLG .491 .301 -0.190 .450 0.149
SLG .538 .266 -0.272 .435 0.169
K% 18.8 24.5 5.7 23.1 -1.4
BB% 18.8 9.0 -9.8 9.7 0.7
Swing % 39.7 47.6 7.9 45.8 -1.8
Whiff% 24.0 25.5 1.5 25.4 -0.1
In Zone % 55.6 46.6 -9.0 48.0 1.4
Out of Zone % 44.4 53.4 9.0 52.0 -1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 14.3 28.5 14.2 26.7 -1.8
First Pitch Swing % 25.0 39.0 14.0 28.0 -11.0
First Pitch Strike % 50.0 67.5 17.5 58.5 -9.0
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 16 .450 9 0 0.0 7 7 100.0
2022 Shifts 154 .242 99 31 31.3 55 45 81.8
2023 Shades 192 .346 112 1 0.9 80 26 32.5
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2021 7 16.6 14.3% 0.0% 23 22.9 0.0% 0.0%
2022 159 15.8 42.1% 0.6% 110 20.8 0.0% 6.4%
2023 147 13.3 77.6% 0.7% 211 18.6 2.8% 0.9%
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Pitch Distribution