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Justin Verlander prefers NL rules

The designated hitter has been around for more than 40 years. Still, it remains one of the more hotly debated topics in baseball. Responding to a question from Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer about what rules people would like to see changed, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander offered his two cents.  Verlander made two points here. One is hard to argue with. The other can be...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez is taking ground balls at first

Looking to capitalize on the 27 home runs he hit last season, Tigers DH Victor Martinez is in spring training and apparently feeling pretty good. According to Mlive.com’s Evan Woodbery (via theScore.com) the veteran is taking ground balls at first base. Not that he’s expected to fill any significant sign at the position but it’s a good sign that he’s recovering nicely from...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago

Victor Martinez: Red Sox ‘Made Me Feel Like I Played 10 Years Here’

When you think of how much Red Sox fans liked Victor Martinez, it’s easy to forget he played in Boston for fewer than two seasons. V-Mart was back at Fenway Park this week while the Detroit Tigers played a three-game series against the Red Sox, and the first baseman recalled fond memories of his time in Boston before Wednesday’s game. “I only played here a year, a year and...
Via NESN.com
July 27, 2016  |  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: What Martinez injury means

It seems like déjà vu for the Detroit Tigers and designated hitter Victor Martinez. On Thursday, it was reported that Martinez had suffered a torn medial meniscus in his left need and would need to have surgery to repair it. Dr. James Andrews is scheduled to perform the operation and there has been no timetable set for Martinez’s return. Now while this isn’t as severe as his...
Via isportsweb.com
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez Re-Signs With Detroit

On the heels of the best year of his career, Victor Martinez has cashed in and will be staying put in Detroit, agreeing to a four-year, $68 million contract with the Tigers on Wednesday, pending a physical per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Perhaps the most coveted offensive player on the free-agent market, Martinez had an incredible 2014, hitting .335/.409/.565 with 32 homers, putting...
Via The Outside Corner
November 12, 2014  |  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

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
October 10, 2014  |  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

WATCH: Benches clear during White Sox-Tigers game

Your browser does not support iframes. Benches cleared during Wednesday’s game between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers after Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez with a pitch in the sixth inning. The plunking came after Sale appeared to accuse Martinez and the Tigers of stealing signs. As you can see from the video above, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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