|High School:||Overland HS (CO)|
|College:||Arapahoe (CO) C.C.|
Junior College: Played at Arapahoe Junior College for two seasons before the school's athletic program was disbanded in 2004 ... Hit .298 at Arapahoe as a switch-hitter with four home runs and 38 RBI.
High School: Was named his team's most improved player in 2002 as a senior at Overland High School in Denver, Colo. ... Was named the team's most valuable player in his summer collegiate team in 2002 ... Also played baseball and football while at Denver South High School.
Personal: Son of Hector G. Martinez and Nayda B. Silva ... A native of Caracas, Venezuela, played in the amateur "Liga Latina de Beisbol"where he achived three consecutive championship titles in Denver after emigrating to the United States ... Played in the Rocky Mountain Summer Collegiate Baseball League, where he was scouted by CSU-Pueblo head coach, Stan Sanchez ... Enjoys playing basketball, jet skiing, and working out ... Plans to major in Mass Communications.