Luca Martone

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  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 8", Weight 150 lb.

Infielder Luca Martone signed a US pro deal in 2009.

Martone began playing baseball at age 7. He debuted in the Italian Baseball League on May 31, 2009, at age 16, appearing for Danesi Nettuno. He signed with the Houston Astros in early July 2009, after being scouted by Mauro Mazzotti. Martone was in the 2009 MLB European Academy. He played for Italy in the 2009 European Junior Championship, hitting .389/.556/.389 with 5 runs in 6 games for the championship-winning Italians. Martone made his pro debut on June 24, 2010, for the GCL Astros against the GCL Cardinals, going 0 for 3 with a strikeout.

Source: Mister Baseball