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VICTOR MARTINEZ RUMORS

Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez takes ground balls at first base

The Detroit Tigers don’t have many options at first base. With Miguel Cabrera out with a left calf strain, the team’s struggled find an everyday answer at first base while the big man recovers. Cabrera has been out of action since early July and isn’t expected back for several weeks. The earliest target date to get him back in the lineup is mid-August. In the meantime, the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Victor Martinez be an option at first base for Tigers after all?

When Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was first placed on the disabled list with a calf injury, manager Brad Ausmus said Victor Martinez wouldn't be an option to replace him. Apparently something has recently changed Ausmus' mind. The second-year manager told reporters Monday that he's talked to Martinez about possibly playing first some time this season. "I've talked to Victor...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Postgame 7.12.15: Victor Martinez (VIDEO)

Mickey York talks to Victor Martinez after the Tigers' 7-1 loss to the Twins Sunday.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez says he has ‘no respect’ for anyone on the Pirates after HBP

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez was fuming after Detroit’s 5-4, 14 inning loss to the Pirates Tuesday night. However the veteran wasn’t sounding off about the loss, VMart was busy taking verbal shots at the Pirates after getting hit by a  Gerrit Cole pitch in the fourth inning. “Yeah, everyone knows that,” Martinez told 97.1-FM’s Jeff Riger when asked whether...
Via The Majors Detroit
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez returns to the Detroit Tigers’ lineup

Victor Martinez is back. The Detroit Tigers missed Martinez’s bat during his lengthy absence from the lineup. The designated hitter has been on the disabled list with a bothersome left knee since May 7. Martinez was activated prior to Friday night’s game against the New York Yankees and returned to the cleanup spot. He finished 1-for-4 with a single and a run scored. Meanwhile...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez to begin 4-game rehab stint Sunday

The Tigers may be getting one of their big bats back sooner than expected. According to MLive’s James Schmehl, designated hitter Victor Martinez will begin a 4-game rehab stint with the Mud Hens beginning Sunday. In an effort to return from tweaking a surgically repaired left knee earlier in the season, an ineffective Martinez was placed on the DL May 19th and wasn’t originally...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez could return next week

Late last week the Detroit Tigers refused to give a timetable for Victor Martinez’s return to the big leagues. A six-game losing streak seems to have expedited that time frame. Manager Brad Ausmus announced before Thursday’s game that Martinez could rejoin the Tigers next week. Victor Martinez taking batting practice next couple days in Lakeland, will pick up activity in Detroit...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez put on 15 day disabled list

Victor Martinez Victor Martinez of the Detroit Tigers has been placed on the disabled list for a minimum of fifteen days with inflammation in his left knee. Martinez had surgery on the same knee in February of the offseason.  The five time all-star was determined to play and made a surprisingly quick recovery and was cleared to play during spring training. His knee has been sore...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez tore his meniscus while playing catch

Earlier this offseason, the Tigers announced that freshly re-signed DH Victor Martinez would be undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus. He’ll likely be ready for Opening Day, but at 36 and coming off the best season of his career, this wasn’t the news that Detroit wanted to hear. But how did Martinez tear his meniscus? Well, he was playing catch…outside of his house...
Via The Outside Corner
March 03, 2015  |  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
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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