Played summer ball for Team Valdez of the Texas Showcase League (TSL) during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.
- Played in two games at catcher and pitched in three games.
- Made debut with pinch-hit appearance against Nevada and also caught against Fresno State.
- Made pitching debut with scoreless outing vs. Iowa, striking out two.
- Pitched a scoreless inning against San Diego State.
HIGH SCHOOL (Keller): Lettered four years in baseball and one in football…baseball team captain as a senior…selected to Perfect Game’s Top Prospect list in 2015…first team all-district choice as a senior…high school coach was Rob Stramp…played summer baseball for Dallas Patriots, coached by Jerry Valdez…National Honors Society President at Keller…finished in the top five percent of his graduating class.
PERSONAL: Assigned to cadet squadron 1…son of Wil and Evelyn Martinez…has two siblings…favorite food is Chipotle’s quesorito…favorite books include the Harry Potter series…favorite television show is How I Met Your Mother…favorite film is Jurassic Park…famous person he would most enjoy meeting is Roberto Clemente…says his summer baseball coach has had the biggest influence in his baseball career…something many people don’t know about him is his love of country music…the most noteworthy thing about his hometown is the Puerto Rican food.
Why I came to the Academy: “I came to the Academy to pursue an education that cannot be compared with any other university and to join a family that is inseparable.”
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