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J.D. MARTINEZ RUMORS

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...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.75: White Sox at Tigers

It seems to be finished raining all over Detroit, so we resume what is now a three-game series against the White Sox, with what should turn out to be a pitcher’s duel type of affair. If Samardzija vs. Price sounds familiar, it’s because they faced each other in Detroit on April 17th. In that one Samardzija went 8, and gave up only 1 run, while striking out 7 (no walks). Price...
Via Tigers Weblog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers’ OF J.D. Martinez proves he’s no fluke

One of the biggest subplots for the Detroit Tigers entering the 2015 season was this simple question: Was J.D. Martinez a fluke? Martinez was the biggest surprise for the Tigers in 2014 and one of the biggest surprises to come out of nowhere in team history. But could he make it last or was he just another Chris Shelton? If you type “J.D. Martinez fluke” into Google, you get...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.69: Tigers at Yankees

Well, here we are, all that early season winning has been squandered and we’re back where the season started, neither winners nor losers. Although that could change today, facing a tough pitcher and a Yankee team that’s as hot as Detroit is cold. After the game Victor Martinez stated the obvious: “If we keep playing like this, we’re going nowhere.” One thing the team definitely...
Via Tigers Weblog
10 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...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

J.D. Martinez on His Many Adjustments

J.D. Martinez is a thoughtful baseball player who has made major changes to his swing mechanics. As much as writing is what gets me out of bed on Monday mornings, it seems a shame to sully this one with too much of my own clumsy verbiage. So what follows is just J.D. Martinez, running us through […]
Via Fangraphs
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Should J.D. Martinez be sent down to Toledo?

Another week of baseball is in the books, with the Detroit Tigers going 2-3 to push their overall record to 19-12 (The Tigers and Kansas City Royals were tied in a rain delay at the time I published this article). They are only a half game out of first place in the AL Central, but a potentially impactful problem is looming in the middle of their lineup. J.D. Martinez is continuing...
Via isportsweb.com
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: J.D. Martinez is proving his worth

  The Detroit Tigers have gotten off to a hot start this season as they currently sit with a record of 10-2 and have the early lead in the American League Central. Now, we all know that it is too early in the season to get excited about the hot start, but one thing that is for sure, outfielder J.D. Martinez has left off where he finished last season. In the first 12 games for the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers call up slugger J.D. Martinez from Toledo

J.D. Martinez wasn't in the Tigers' plans at the beginning of the regular season. He has forced them to change their mind. The 26-year-old slugger, who wasn't even on Detroit's 40-man roster, was hitting .308 with 10 homers and 22 RBIs in 17 games for Toledo until the Tigers purchased his contract Monday morning. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, the Tigers moved Andy Dirks...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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