Born: Aug 16, 1986
A product of Puerto Rico, Maldonado was acquired by the Astros in trade during both the 2018 and 2019 seasons before signing him to a contract for the 2020 campaign. Over nine seasons with the Brewers, Angels, Astros, Royals and Cubs, "the Machete", has hit .219 with 63 homers and 220 RBIs.
Known for his defense, Martín has batted .219 with 10 homers in 68 games as an Astro. In two postseasons with the Astros, Maldonado was a .205 hitter with two homers including one during the 2019 World Series.