Michael Martinez CF PIT 4 Months

Pirates signed UTIL Michael Martinez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Martinez will try to earn a spot on the Pirates' bench next spring. He's a .187/.234/.261 career hitter in the major leagues but can play a variety of positions.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 6 Months

Phillies re-signed INF/OF Michael Martinez to a minor league contract.

Martinez had elected free agency after being outrighted off the Phillies' 40-man roster, but he's now back in the organization. He owns an ugly .187/.234/.261 batting line over 396 plate appearances in the majors.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 7 Months

Phillies sent INF/OF Michael Martinez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The move clears Martinez from the 40-man roster. The 31-year-old batted .175 (7-for-40) in 29 games with the Phillies this season and now owns an ugly .187/.234/.261 batting line over 396 plate appearances in the majors.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 8 Months

Phillies recalled INF/OF Michael Martinez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Martinez has had little success during his 20 games with the Phillies this season, hitting .167 (5-for-30) with two RBI and a stolen base. He'll provide depth and versatility on the bench.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 8 Months

Phillies optioned INF/OF Michael Martinez to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Roger Bernadina on the active roster. Martinez is hitting .167 (5-for-30) in 20 games with the Phillies this season.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 9 Months

Phillies purchased the contract of UTIL Michael Martinez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Martinez was designated for assignment by the Phillies on June 22 but passed through waivers and remained in the organization. He will serve as all-around depth.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 10 Months

Phillies sent INF/OF Michael Martinez outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Martinez was designated for assignment by the Phillies last week to open up a roster spot for reliever J.C. Ramirez. Martinez, 30, had no hits in four plate appearances with Philadelphia earlier this season.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 10 Months

Phillies designated INF/OF Michael Martinez for assignment.

Martinez was optioned Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday, but the move clears a spot for J.C. Ramirez on the 40-man roster. The 30-year-old utilityman should go through waivers unclaimed and remain in the organization.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 10 Months

Phillies optioned INF/OF Michael Martinez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Martinez has been up with the Phillies a couple times this season but has received just four at-bats. He's clearing the way for the return of Chase Utley.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 10 Months

Phillies recalled INF/OF Michael Martinez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Martinez appeared in three games with the Phillies earlier this season while Michael Young was on the bereavement list. The 30-year-old will act as a utilityman.