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VICTOR MARTINEZ RUMORS

Tigers Rumors: Victor Martinez will likely look for four-year deal

The Detroit Tigers won 90 regular season games this season, but got swept 3-0 by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS.  After finishing second in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Tigers look to be a powerhouse moving forward, barring they can improve upon a staff that was 24th in ERA. One important move that could be made in the off season is the re-signing of free agent Victor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez to become free agent wanting a four-year contract

Designated hitter Victor Martinez is expected to turn down the Detroit Tigers qualifying offer which in turn will make him a free agent. FFLockerRoom Sports: Martinez, who turns 36 this off-season, had a monster 2014 season batting .335 with 32 home runs and 103 RBI. He is rumored to be eyeing a four-year deal which he very well could get considering his bat and leadership ability...
Via FF Locker Room
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez likely to pursue four-year deal after monster season

Tigers star designated hitter Victor Martinez will try to capitalize on a monster season with a four-year deal as a free agent, according to sources. The Tigers will extend the qualifying offer to the switch-hitting Martinez, according to people familair with their plans, but he will decline and try to repat the term he received four years ago from Detroit. The Tigers are thrilled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: 3 burning questions this offseason

In order to get back to the World Series next year, the Detroit Tigers have some offseason issues that need to be addressed and some questions that need to be answered. 1. Will Max Scherzer come back? To me this seems like a no-brainer, but anything can happen. Pitcher Max Scherzer was the Tigers best pitcher in 2014 as he led the team with 18 wins, 252 strikeouts, and an ERA of...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez will give Detroit the first chance in free agency

The ultra-slim chances that I had as a Cleveland Indians fan to have Victor Martinez back in a Tribe uniform have gotten even slimmer. If the Indians’ own self-professed budgetary constraints this off-season weren’t enough, the rumor mill states that Victor prefers to stay in Detroit and will give them every chance to sign him before going to the free agency market at large....
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Free Agency: Victor Martinez ‘Prefers to Work Something Out With the Tigers’

Detroit Tigers fans will be crossing their fingers that a report by the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo concerning Victor Martinez is on the money. According to Cafardo, Martinez “prefers to work something out with the Tigers, so they will get first crack at him.” He mentions Baltimore, Texas, Chicago (presumably the White Sox) and Toronto as other suitors should Martinez hit free...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers awards via isportsweb

The 2014 season for the Detroit Tigers was a disappointment after being a favorite to win the World Series. With a new look bullpen and a strong starting rotation, the Tigers failed to meet these expectations as they only won the American League Central by just one game over the Kansas City Royals, who are still playing, and suffered a first round sweeping of the Baltimore Orioles...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

V-Mart on whether or not he’ll be back with the Tigers in 2015: ‘They know, so we’ll see what happens’

One of the many questions the Tigers have this offseason is what to do with Victor Martinez? V-Mart, finished his season hitting .339/.409/.565 in 151 games, with a career-high 32 home runs and 103 RBIs. Seems like a no-brainer it terms of bringing Martinez back right? Yeah pretty much, even considering he’ll be 36 once next season comes around. But what does V-Mart think of returning...
Via The Majors Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers ALDS preview: by the numbers

Welcome to my ‘by-the-numbers’ look at the Detroit Tigers and their first round matchup in the ALDS against the Baltimore Orioles. Some numbers matter more than others when breaking down a playoff series. Here are the digits I find most persuading: Overall: The Tigers won five of the six head-to-head meetings between the two teams this year. Detroit won two of three at Comerica...
Via isportsweb.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez’ extraordinary season

Victor Martinez had a career year at the age of 35 for the playoff bound Detroit Tigers. Here are a few things he accomplished this season at the plate. He is only the third player since 1914 to play at least 50% of his games at DH and have 33+ doubles. 32+ home runs and 3+ stolen bases. He was 93-for-276 with two strikes, a .337 average, the second best behind Todd Helton,...
Via StraitPinkie.com
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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