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Verlander and the Tigers avoid the sweep in the double-header

After giving up a total of 32 runs the first two games of the series, the Tigers and an overused bullpen buckled down and managed to squeak out an 8-6 win over the Twins Saturday night avoiding the sweep in the day/night double-header. Verlander, making his first start since an inflamed shoulder held him out of his last start wasn’t spectacular by any means but did enough to give...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

V-Mart Makes Strong Statement Following Tigers Win

Victor Martinez wants you to know everything will be alright. Following the Tigers 8-4 victory Wednesday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates, the often outspoken and unofficial team leader let the media know his thoughts about the state of the team and fans reaction after the last road trip. A road trip where the team lost 3 of 4 to the New York Yankees, 2 of 3 to the Blue Jays, and...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Notes: Victor Martinez back in lineup Friday

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers played well without him, but they are certainly happy to have Victor Martinez back in the lineup. Martinez has not played since July 4 and missed 11 of the previous 13 games due to soreness in his side. But after resting during the All-Star break, Martinez feels ready to go. "It feels great," Martinez said. "Body feels great again. Just...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Victor Martinez, Jose Iglesias

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez was pulled from a game July 4 after aggravating his right side and has not appeared since. On Sunday, Martinez took his first swings, according to Jason Beck of MLB.com, and on Monday the slugger said, "There’s like a 95 percent [chance] that I’m going to be able to play when I get back on Friday [against the Cleveland...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Victor Martinez sits again

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland A's on Tuesday by the score of 3-0 behind the four-hit shutout pitching of Rick Porcello. The win improved the Tigers to 46-34, first place in the National League Central. The Tigers got a two-run home run from J.D. Martinez, who filled in for Victor Martinez, who sat again the third straight game due to injury.#451015868 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Grading the first third of the season

Remember when the Detroit Tigers were riding high and had an 11 game road winning streak? Neither do I. Remember when the Tigers had swept the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park for the first time since 1983? Neither do I. Ok well, maybe I do. However it seems like it was a thing of the past. What I do remember was the night they flew into Cleveland late after their sweep of the Red Sox...
Via isportsweb.com
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers will try to re-sign Victor Martinez

The Detroit Tigers will try to re-sign Victor Martinez. While Martinez is 35 he has been a prominent part of the Tigers offense boasting a .337/.393/.611 line with 12 home runs and 29 RBI entering action on Monday. Chris Iott of MLive.com passes along the following information: The Tigers will certainly try to re-sign Victor Martinez. I expect Max Scherzer to get a better (huge)...
Via Tireball.com
May 26, 2014  |  1 Comment

Detroit Tigers: Why Victor Martinez has been their best player so far

The Detroit Tigers have been on a tear this season as they have finally begun to click on all cylinders and have been looking like the team who is the favorite to get back to the World Series this year. Getting back to the World Series is going to involve many pieces and contributions from players on a team, and the Tigers biggest contributor so far may not be who you think this...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Martinez's son celebrates with Tigers, sprays champagne

Victor Martinez’s kid looks like he had an epic time in the Tigers clubhouse after their win in Oakland.  I’m sure this will be something that he will remember for the rest of his life. https://twitter.com/blessyouboys/status/388518848674033664/photo/1 [@CorkGaines]
Via Diehardsport
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss
SHUFFLE PASS

V-Mart makes amazing flip at first base

Victor Martinez is still getting used to playing first base. Heck, he never was used to playing catcher,either. But the Detroit Tigers slugger still was able to give us one of the best plays of the year on Sunday when he was not only able to stop a sure double down the line, but make the put-out at first base with a no-look flip to Drew Smyly. That was gorgeous, and extremely lucky...
Via The Victory Formation
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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