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J.D. MARTINEZ RUMORS

Tigers Roundup: Tigers Control First, J.D. Becoming Clutch, Sanchez Update

The Detroit Tigers have been trailing in the AL Central race for what seems like an eternity. The Tigers have been able to chip away at Kansas City’s lead in the division in the past few weeks thanks to solid play and more consistent wins, the Royals on the other hand have struggled over the past few weeks with a low scoring offense and error prone play. This has led to the Royals...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez's bat, Price's arm lead Tigers over Indians

  J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Martinez broke a 1-all tie in the fourth with a two-run homer, and then drove in two more runs with his triple in the seventh. Price (14-11) allowed a home run to Ryan Raburn in the second...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2014.139: Tigers at Indians

Got to go with JD Martinez for the post picture today. The Verlander picture search was turning up some odd stuff, plus Martinez is the man of the hour right now. His rocket into the centerfield forest not only won the game, but it completely turned around what was looking like a real candidate for “this is when the season was lost,” a game with more consecutive failed Runner...
Via Tigers Weblog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kyle Lobstein Strikes Out 10 in Detroit Tigers’ Comeback Win Over Cleveland

J.D. Martinez was the Detroit Tigers’ hero on Tuesday night — his three-run bomb in the ninth inning turned a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 win. But it was rookie starter Kyle Lobstein who gave the Tigers a chance for that dramatic victory. With the Tigers’ offense faltering early, Lobstein turned in another impressive start. This time, he lasted 5 1/3 innings, striking out 10 Indians...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
18 days ago  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez's 3-run homer in 9th rallies Tigers past Indians

  For eight innings, the Tigers couldn't connect in the clutch. They were exasperated, annoyed and seemingly on their way to a tough loss. One swing by J.D. Martinez changed their mood. Martinez hit a three-run homer off closer Cody Allen with one out in the ninth inning, rallying the Tigers to a 4-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. ''He hit it so hard...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez flashes power and glove for Tigers

DETROIT -- Left fielder J.D. Martinez did it all for the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon, flashing both his glove and power to help beat the Pittsburgh Pirates. He made what winning pitcher Max Scherzer called the play of the game, and also had the biggest hit in a 5-2 win. His leadoff homer in the fifth inning broke up Francisco Liriano's no-hitter. "That homer was...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

JD Martinez: New Swing or Something Else?

JD Martinez has changed his swing and appears to have become a whole new hitter. The new JD Martinez has been a huge part of Tigers offense; he ranks first on the team in ISO and second in wOBA. In the month of June, Martinez was third in the Majors in wOBA behind only Mike Trout and Andrew McCutchen. Rewind three months to late March, and JD Martinez was being cut by the Astros...
Via Batting Leadoff
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Introducing J.D. Martinez

Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is becoming a household name in the Motor City as he continues to provide much-needed protection for sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. The 26-year-old earned American League Player of the Week honors this past Monday, batting .444 (12-for-27), with four home runs and 11 RBI, in seven games last week. Martinez had a pair of extra...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers OF JD Martinez Named AL Player of the Week

detroit tigers outfieler J.D. Martinez has been named AL Player of the Week for the 1st time in his career! This past week, JD-Mart batted .444 (12 for 27) with 3 doubles, 4 home runs, 11 RBI, and 6 runs scored. With a hit yesterday, he extended his AL leading and career long hitting streak to 12 games. jd martinez has filled in admirably for OF Torii Hunter since Hunter went down...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers call up slugger J.D. Martinez from Toledo

J.D. Martinez wasn't in the Tigers' plans at the beginning of the regular season. He has forced them to change their mind. The 26-year-old slugger, who wasn't even on Detroit's 40-man roster, was hitting .308 with 10 homers and 22 RBIs in 17 games for Toledo until the Tigers purchased his contract Monday morning. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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