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J.D. MARTINEZ RUMORS

Creeper of the Week: Kiermaie(r)king Me Crazy, and the Top 100 Hitters, Week 2

The title of this post is more indicative of what the fantasy baseball season does to us than to what this player will do for you. How nutty was week 1? I'm loving drafting Adrian Gonzalez in the 4th round of the Razzball Pert's league, and pissed at myself for not drafting J.D. Martinez anywhere. I really liked J.D. coming into the year and yet got sniped on him every time I was...
Via Razzball
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit's J.D. Martinez hits baseball's 1st homer of 2015

DETROIT (AP) J.D. Martinez of the Detroit Tigers has hit the first home run of the 2015 baseball season. Martinez's drive off Minnesota's Phil Hughes in the second inning Monday cleared the wall in right-center field at Detroit's Comerica Park, giving the Tigers a 1-0 lead. Detroit's Alex Avila added a two-run shot later in the inning. This season began Sunday night when St. Louis...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: J.D. Martinez's Massive Back Squat as Michael Morse Distracts

Last week, Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez posted a video to his Instagram showing him executing a Back Squat with an impressive amount of weight. Miami Marlins 1B Michael Morse
Via Stack
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bell’s 2015 Detroit Tigers Outlook

RHP                                                     LHP CF- Gose                                          CF- Davis 2B- Kinsler                                     2B- Kinsler 1B- Cabrera                                    1B- Cabrera DH- Martinez                               ...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

JD Martinez: New Swing or Something Else?

JD Martinez has changed his swing and appears to have become a whole new hitter. The new JD Martinez has been a huge part of Tigers offense; he ranks first on the team in ISO and second in wOBA. In the month of June, Martinez was third in the Majors in wOBA behind only Mike Trout and Andrew McCutchen. Rewind three months to late March, and JD Martinez was being cut by the Astros...
Via Batting Leadoff
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Introducing J.D. Martinez

Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is becoming a household name in the Motor City as he continues to provide much-needed protection for sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez. The 26-year-old earned American League Player of the Week honors this past Monday, batting .444 (12-for-27), with four home runs and 11 RBI, in seven games last week. Martinez had a pair of extra...
Via isportsweb.com
June 26, 2014  |  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

Rule 5 Dark Horse: J.D. Martinez

The winter meetings kick off next week in Orlando, and with it comes the tons-of-fun Rule 5 Draft.  Though the increase in its popularity has been coupled with the steady decrease of useful picks, many teams use it to take chances on bounce-back players to fill out a big league bench or bullpen.  There have not been any true impact position players taken for at least 7 years, especially...
Via Fangraphs
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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