J.D. Martinez homered, tripled and drove in four runs, and David Price pitched into the eighth inning to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.
Martinez broke a 1-all tie in the fourth with a two-run homer, and then drove in two more runs with his triple in the seventh. Price (14-11) allowed a home run to Ryan Raburn in the second...
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With Adam Dunn’s contract expiring after the season and Paul Konerko set to retire, the Chicago White Sox will have a need for a DH in 2015. Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago reported on Saturday that the White Sox will look to sign Victor Martinez from the Detroit Tigers this offseason. MLB […]
Detroit Tigers‘ 1B/DH Victor Martinez is due to be a free-agent following this season, and according to Bruce Levine, a new team has jumped into the sweepstakes for the 5 time All-Star: MLB source-White Sox will be players in Tigers Victor Martinez free agent derby this fall.Story @670TheScore — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) August 30, 2014 […]
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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]
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...