Nick Martini (33), a foreign hitter who played for the NC Dinos last season, found a new team.
‘Major League Trade Rumors’ (MLBTR), which delivers news of major league transfers, announced on the 5th (Korean time) that “Martini, who played in the KBO in 2022, has signed a contract with Cincinnati.”
MLBTR wrote, “Martini signed a minor league contract with Cincinnati. He may have been invited to big league spring training, but he has yet to make the spring roster.”
Martini played one season for NC last year. In 139 appearances, he had a batting average of .296 (151 hits in 510 at-bats), 16 home runs, and 85 RBIs, with an OPS (slugging percentage + on-base percentage) of 0.826. 먹튀검증
In particular, in an away game against the Lotte Giants on August 7 of last year, he set a new record by hitting a home run with one out in the top of the 7th inning when the team was leading 8-0. In addition, he participated in the All-Star game and received applause from many fans with an impressive performance of drinking a ‘martini’.
It was a performance that could be expected of his renewal, but he could not continue his relationship with NC and ended his KBO league life. After that, he goes back to the United States and signs a contract with Cincinnati, aiming to enter the big leagues.
MLBTR explained, “Martini has been a corner outfielder and first baseman for the past few seasons, and will give Cincinnati more outfield options.”
Meanwhile, Martini is recording a batting average of 0.270 (76 hits in 282 at-bats), 2 home runs, 30 RBIs, and an OPS of 0.738 in his three major league seasons. Appearing in 25 games for the Chicago Cubs in the 2021 season is his last major league record.
Fans are paying attention to what Martini, who had an impressive performance in the KBO League, will do in Cincinnati.