Fernando Martinez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees acquire former Mets prospect Fernando Martinez

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees have reportedly acquired Fernando Martinez, the former jewel of the Mets farm system, from Houston in exchange for shipping Charles Basford, a 22-year-old right-hander. Basford was pitching for Class-A Staten Island. The Houston Chronicle reported the deal on Tuesday night. At 24,..." June 18

  • 9 players the Astros will think twice about releasing this spring

    Houston Chronicle "Fewer options may actually benefit a small group of players in Astros’ camp. As the date nears for the first cuts of the pre-season, there is a handful of players who likely won’t be packing their bags in that initial round. In fact, these nine players will get long and even extra looks and their..." February 26

  • Fernando Martinez Named in Biogenesis Documents

    The Crawfish Boxes "According to ESPN's Outside the Lines, Fernando Martinez' has been identified as one of five new players named in documents from the Biogenesis of America clinic accused of supplying banned performance enhancing substances to atheletes. Last month, the Miami New Times published an exhaustive..." February 20

  • Sources: Gio Gonzalez not tied to banned drugs

    ESPN "Five more professional baseball players have connections to a South Florida clinic at the heart of a widening doping scandal, according to documents obtained by "Outside the Lines." The new players listed in documents from the Biogenesis of America clinic run by Anthony Bosch: San Diego Padres..." February 19