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Tigers' Victor Martinez says he has 'no respect' for Pirates players, coaches

Tensions between the Tigers-Pirates game have boiled over into the clubhouse and shots are being fired from both sides. After getting hit in the ribs by a fastball from Pirates starter Gerrit Cole during Tuesday night's game, Martinez was asked if he thought it was intentional. "Yeah, everyone knows that," Martinez told WXYT-FM reporter Jeff Riger. "I mean, I have no respect for...
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3 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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez the key to success

Tigers at Orioles 5/14/14 Victor Martinez is one of the Detroit Tigers big bats who bats in the middle of their line up. He is a key player  in the the Tigers’  recent success. Victor Martinez is the designated hitter for the Tigers. He bats behind first baseman, Miguel Cabrera. He is essential to clean up what Cabrera leaves on base or if he is walked there is anther player...
7 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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez returning from rehab

Tigers at Orioles 5/14/14 Detroit Tigers, Victor Matinez is returning to the starting line up for the Tigers. The 2014 American league MVP, who signed a four year $68 million in the off season  has been out since May 19th after he injuring his knee trying to beat out a throw to first base. Martinez is returning after re-injuring his surgically repaired knee. Last season he tore...
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Detroit Tigers activate Victor Martinez off disabled list

The Detroit Tigers have activated Victor Martinez off the 15-day disabled list. The team announced the move Thursday night. Martinez is expected to play in the weekend series against the New York Yankees. "He said he feels good," manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Wednesday night. "He seemed to feel like he was ready." The designated hitter has been sidelined with left knee inflammation...
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16 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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