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15 Martin Maldonado C

Houston Astros

Fantasy Stats
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24%10%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1356.21524191

Player Updates

October 13, 2020 04:48 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Sore but could still play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is "banged up" according to manager Dusty Baker but could still appear off the bench Tuesday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Maldonado will sit in favor of Dustin Garneau on Tuesday for the first time this postseason, though his absence was apparently a coach's decision and not related to his minor injuries. Expect him back as soon as Game 4 on Wednesday if not before.

October 13, 2020 04:20 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Resting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not starting Game 3 of the ALCS against the Rays on Tuesday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado has started every playoff game thus far for the Astros this season, hitting just .154/.214/.308. Dustin Garneau will catch Jose Urquidy in his absence.

September 27, 2020 01:48 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Remains on bench Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not in the lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado is on the bench for the second straight game as the Astros give him some extra rest heading into the playoffs. Dustin Garneau starts behind the plate Sunday, batting ninth.

September 26, 2020 04:20 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Gets breather Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado isn't starting Saturday against the Rangers.

Maldonado drew two walks in four plate appearances Friday, but he'll take a seat for the second time in the last three games. Dustin Garneau will take over as the catcher Saturday.

September 24, 2020 05:00 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: On bench Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado isn't in Thursday's lineup against the Rangers.

Maldonado has been in a slump recently as he's gone 1-for-20 with four walks and eight strikeouts over the last seven games. Dustin Garneau will take over behind the dish Thursday.

September 23, 2020 12:56 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Hammers sixth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run and a walk in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Mariners.

Maldonado finished the Astros' five-run rally in the sixth inning with his blast off Mariners reliever Brandon Brennan. It was the sixth homer of the year for Maldonado, who has added 24 RBI, 19 runs scored and a stolen base in 158 plate appearances.

September 21, 2020 05:01 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Receives breather Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not in the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks, per Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.

Maldonado started the past 10 games and went 4-for-30 during that stretch, so he'll receive a day to reset Sunday. Dustin Garneau takes over behind the plate and will bat ninth for the Astros.

September 15, 2020 11:40 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Smacks fifth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run Tuesday against the Rangers.

Maldonado tallied two extra-base hits in the contest, the first a double to lead off the seventh inning. One frame later, he clubbed his fifth homer of the season -- a solo shot against Jimmy Herget. It was his first home run since Sept. 3, though he still has a respectable .248/.370/.416 line with 18 runs scored and 21 RBI across 137 plate appearances to this point in the campaign.

September 8, 2020 09:28 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Not starting Game 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Athletics, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado went 0-for-3 with a strikeout during the matinee and will take a seat for the nightcap. Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate for Houston in Game 2.

September 7, 2020 06:56 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: On bench Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado will sit Monday against Oakland, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado has handled a heavy workload behind the plate this season, starting 32 times in 41 games. Dustin Garneau gets the start in his absence.

September 4, 2020 03:16 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Blasts fourth long ball
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a double, two runs scored and a walk in Thursday's win over Texas.

The backstop took Lance Lynn deep for a solo shot in the sixth. It marked Maldonado's fourth homer of the season. Although he has typically hit near the bottom of Houston's lineup, he has provided steady production, slashing .272/.416/.457 to go along with 18 RBI.

September 1, 2020 04:48 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Sitting Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not in the lineup Tuesday against Texas, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado remains the clear primary option behind the plate in Houston, starting 27 of 34 games thus far. Dustin Garneau gets the nod Tuesday.

August 25, 2020 06:52 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: On bench for Game 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado isn't in the lineup for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Angels, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Maldonado went 0-for-2 with a walk and one strikeout in the first game of the doubleheader, and he'll take a seat for Game 2. Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate in his absence.

August 22, 2020 05:52 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Not starting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Padres.

Maldonado has seen the majority of the playing time at catcher, but he'll get a day off for the team's second game against the Padres. Dustin Garneau will start behind the plate Saturday.

August 20, 2020 08:08 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Goes yard at Coors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 13-6 road win over Colorado.

Maldonado's shot in the third inning started the Astros' offensive onslaught. His stick in 2020 is more potent than it's ever been, as Maldonado has a career-high .802 OPS. The nine-hole hitter is reaping the benefits of a Houston lineup that is one of the best in MLB; Maldonado has 16 RBI over 20 games (58 at-bats), well ahead of any pace in previous seasons.

August 17, 2020 06:20 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado is not starting Monday against the Rockies, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Maldonado has handled a very heavy workload behind the plate in Houston this season, as he's started 18 of the team's first 22 games. Dustin Garneau will be the catcher Monday.

August 17, 2020 09:32 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Fills out box score in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 2-for-3 with two singles, a stolen base and a RBI in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Mariners.

Maldonado's single in the fourth inning drove in Kyle Tucker to tie the game at two. The stolen base is a rarity -- Maldonado's third in 10 seasons. The catcher is performing slightly above his career numbers thus far in 2020, slashing .235/.381/.392.

August 13, 2020 01:16 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Second homer in three games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Giants.

Maldonado has run hot and cold early on. He began the year with five hits in his first three games before going into a 1-for-21 funk. The 33-year-old seems to be heating back up again, but he's a career .218 hitter, so expect more valleys than peaks moving forward.

August 11, 2020 12:36 AM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Cranks solo shot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 6-4 win over the Giants.

Maldonado's first homer of the year gave the Astros a 6-0 lead in the sixth inning. He's picked up eight RBI, four runs scored and a .194 batting average in 13 contests this season. The 33-year-old will likely continue to see most of the time behind the dish

August 8, 2020 01:32 PM
Astros' Martin Maldonado: Not starting Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Maldonado isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Athletics.

Maldonado drew walks in each of the past four contests, but he'll take a seat after Saturday's 13-inning loss. Dustin Garneau will start behind the dish and bat ninth.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultABRHHRRBIBBSB
10/15vs TBW 4-33110000
10/14vs TBW 4-32210010
10/13vs TBL 2-51000000
10/12@ TBL 2-42010010
10/11@ TBL 1-23000000
10/08vs OAKW 11-63100000
10/07vs OAKL 7-93000000
Fantasy Points By Week
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28

8

12

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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020HOU471351929624275110.215.350.3780.728
2019HOU10533346711227328600.213.293.3780.671
2018HOU1193733984944169801.225.276.3510.627
2017LAA138429439514381511902.221.277.3680.645
2016MIL762082142821355610.202.332.3510.683
2015MIL792291948422236501.210.282.2930.575
2014MIL521111426416113200.234.320.3870.707
2013MIL671831331422135300.169.236.2840.520
2012MIL782332262830175611.266.321.4080.729
2011MIL3100000100.000.000.0000.000
Total76422352364886924418961735.218.293.3560.649
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020HOU47405102102
2019HOU105190126126111
2018HOU119181131221108
2017LAA1381911581818112
2016MIL76707313696
2015MIL79706721136
2014MIL52504301314
2013MIL67715203312
2012MIL78909504205
2011MIL300000000
Total764953796726511656
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2004R-Angels2560513100431321.217.277.233
2005R-Angels2786622200102900.256.278.279
2005R-Orem9324800122600.250.294.344
2006R-Angels2163914110671202.222.329.270
2007A-W Virginia66208204680222143620.221.309.288
2008AA-Huntsville3198419202842400.194.226.276
2008A-Brevard Cty3494825800981731.266.352.351
2009AAA-Nashville7181610031200.333.350.389
2009AFA-Brevard County81251255090221305121.199.300.259
2009AFX-Wisconsin7191200022710.105.182.105
2010AA-Huntsville Stars341039266021292402.252.347.369
2010AAA-Nashville Sounds52174194490726144501.253.309.425
2010AFA-Brevard County Manat10331400031810.121.189.121
2011AA-Huntsville Stars642082455130334195621.264.349.370
2011AAA-Nashville Sounds39134234350825162100.321.410.537
2012AAA-Nashville Sounds3512110246041393702.198.270.347
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/230
Birthdate:
08/16/1986
Age:
34
Hometown:
Naguabo, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Houston Astros
College:

MLB Experience:
4
Awards:

2017: AL Gold Glove-C