Elsa/Getty Images LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — In what was a stellar season for Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, the man given the moniker “Big Papi” took home some hardware Tuesday. He was named the winner of the Edgar Martinez Award, given to the best designated hitter from a panel of beat writers, broadcasters, and public relations departments in the American League...
Cork Gaines grabbed this photo of Victor Martinez’s son in a champagne celebration that some are going to have a problem with.
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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]
The Detroit Tigers rose from the ashes on Tuesday night to come back and tie the ALDS series 2-2 with the Oakland A’s. Game 5 will be played on Thursday night at the O.co Coliseum and first pitch is set for 8:07 eastern.
For the Tigers, it will once again be Justin Verlander taking the mound in Oakland for the clincher. He did that last year if you recall, and all he did was shut...
It took 30 innings to get there, but the prolific bats of the Detroit Tigers finally showed up in grand fashion last night. On the heels of a game 3 that showcased a foul-mouthed Aussie closer throwing a tantrum on…Read more →
A fan’s interference in right field at Comerica Park helped give Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie Game 4 of their ALDS with the Oakland A’s at 4. The original call on the field was a home run for Martinez, and it was […]
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez and Oakland Athletics closer Grant Balfour ignited a bench clearing scene Monday at Comerica Park after Martinez took exception to the way Balfour was allegedly staring him down from the mound.
After the game, Martinez provided some insight on what transpired.
"I just fouled a pitch off," Martinez said. "...
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...
BAT RACK ATTACK
After missing all of last season, Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez currently is listed day-to-day after suffering a bat rack-related injury.
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Victor Martinez remains "a longshot" to return this season.
Martinez, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while working out in January, underwent microfracture surgery but did not have to have complete ACL reconstruction.
An MRI taken at the end of June showed healing was going along on schedule but Martinez was not cleared to start...