DETROIT -- While the Tigers were dealing with the fallout from Delmon Young's arrest and seven-day suspension and a cold rain fell at Comerica Park, a ray of light appeared in the clubhouse.
Victor Martinez, newly freed from his crutches and sporting longer hair and a big knee brace, sat smiling at his familiar spot in front of his locker.
Before long, he had new teammate Prince Fielder laughing and the rest of the clubhouse energized as resumed his role as team DJ, playing some of his favorite songs, just as he did all of last season.
"Oh, it feels great," Martinez, who suffered an ACL injury during the offseason, said about being back with the team. "Oh, man, I cant tell you. Im happy.
"Definitely, everybody wants to be part of this. This is something special that you guys are seeing. I really miss to be out, and not be part of it."
Despite the team's 11-11 record and recent pitching and scoring woes, Martinez explained what he meant by "something special."
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