Carlos Martinez

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About

Relief pitcher who made his MLB debut on May 3, 2013, for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Before Fame

He originally signed with the Boston Red Sox, but issues with his work visa resulted in a voided contract and a one-year MLB suspension.

Trivia

He signed with the Cardinals in 2010, and was stellar in their Minor League system as he worked his way up the farm.

Family Life

He was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, where he was raised by his uncle following the death of his mother.

Associated With

He is affectionately nicknamed "Little Pedro" due to his similar pitching style to Pedro Martinez.