Michael Martinez CF PIT 14 Days

Martinez was designated for assignment by the Pirates on Tuesday.

Martinez's greatest attribute is the ability to play multiple positions, but that skill became less of a necessity with the Pirates' September call-ups reinforcing the depth at all the deficient areas. The 31-year-old Martinez offers little aptitude will the bat, likely resulting in him having to settle for a minor-league contract in the offseason.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 29 Days

Martinez was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.

With Andrew McCutchen (ribs) returning from the DL Tuesday, Martinez will head back to Triple-A, where he owns a .252/.302/.322 slash line in 270 at-bats this season. The 31-year-old has appeared in 26 games for Pittsburgh, going just 5-for-39 at the plate with 13 strikeouts.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 2 Months

Pirates recalled INF/OF Michael Martinez from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Martinez is replacing Clint Barmes (groin) on the roster. The utility player was hitless in three at-bats during his brief time with the big club earlier this season.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 3 Months

Pirates optioned INF/OF Michael Martinez to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Martinez was hitless in three at-bats during his brief time with the big club. He's clearing room on the roster for the addition of Sunday starter Vance Worley.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 3 Months

Pirates purchased the contract of INF/OF Michael Martinez from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Martinez owns an ugly .187/.234/.261 batting line in the majors, but he's capable of playing all over the diamond. The 31-year-old will function as a utility player for Pittsburgh.

Michael Martinez CF PIT 9 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 11 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 12 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 Sep 01 '13

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 Aug 21 '13

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.