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Detroit Tigers: Five bold predictions for 2015

With the 2015 season coming around the corner in Brad Ausmus’ second year with the team, it looks like this Detroit Tigers team is ready for another run at the playoffs. Here are five predictions I have for the team this season. 1. JD Martinez will not lose his touch Ever since Martinez has come to the Detroit Tigers, this guy has been on an absolute tear. He has had power at...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera, Martinez and Cespedes homer for Tigers in win

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered for the Detroit Tigers in 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. Cabrera connected off Tommy Hunter in the sixth and Martinez homered off Kevin Gausman in the eighth, the first home runs for the stars who have spent much of the spring rehabilitating from offseason surgery. Both played...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Tigers’ Biggest Hitters Make Spring Debuts

Two of the Detroit Tigers‘ best hitters have been out all spring and there was talk that neither would be fully recovered from their respective injuries in time for Opening Day. The Tigers no longer need to entertain that possibility. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez made their spring training debuts for the Tigers on Sunday. Cabrera was out due to having had a bone chip removed...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez see their first at-bats of spring

  Detroit Tigers sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez welcomed their first Grapefruit League at-bats of the season. Cabrera, who had offseason surgery to remove a bone spur from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his right foot, went 1 for 3 with a single and two strikeouts in a split-squad tie game against the Nationals. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Cabrera...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #20: Victor Martinez | 1B | DET

The 2015 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide and Draft Pack, with two great draft day tools, are here! Get your copies today! Victor Martinez had a career year in 2014, and that’s certainly not something you’d expect to read following a hitter’s age-36 season. It’s not as though Martinez was slowly drifting towards obscurity, as he’s continued to be a productive hitter...
Via Baseball Professor
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: what to expect from Victor Martinez

When you shell out a four year contract worth $68M to a 36-year old player with a fairly significant injury history, you start praying immediately. Last week’s news that Victor Martinez was going to require knee surgery shook the Detroit Tigers to the core. Martinez is the likely cleanup hitter for a revamped offense that is expected to do big things and, well, he and bad knees...
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 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

All-Star Designatd Hitter Victor Martinez has a Torn Meniscus

Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a three run home run during the eleventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 4, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images) The Detroit Tigers found out on Thursday that All-Star Designated Hitter Victor Martinez has a torn meniscus in his knee, which...
Via The Sports Journal
February 06, 2015  |  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
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