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VICTOR MARTINEZ RUMORS

Detroit Tigers: What Martinez signing means

On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers made headlines when they were able to re-sign designated hitter Victor Martinez to a four-year deal. At 35-years-old, Martinez is the fourth player to receive a huge contract from the Tigers as he will be making $68 million over the next four years. Along with players Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, and Miguel Cabrera, all the money spent on these...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with DH Victor Martinez

DETROIT -- The Tigers have finalized a $68 million, four-year deal to keep AL MVP runner-up Victor Martinez in Detroit. Team president Dave Dombrowski says Martinez is one of the premier hitters in the league and the team is thrilled that he'll continue his career in a Detroit uniform. The 35-year-old Martinez had perhaps his best season in 2014, hitting .335 with 32 home runs...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers giving Victor Martinez a four-year deal seems nuts — but is it?

Are the Detroit Tigers crazy? That was my initial reaction at the news that Detroit had re-signed Victor Martinez to a four-year, $68 million contract. As you may or may not know, I grew up as a Tigers fan and have spent the majority of my sportswriting career covering that team in one form or another. So I’ll leave it to your judgment as to whether that makes me partial or objective...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

TDSS Roundtable: What’s Next With Victor Martinez Back in the Fold?

The Detroit Tigers made a critical move Wednesday, locking up DH Victor Martinez to a four-year deal, thereby keeping their cleanup hitter in the lineup. Where else should Dave Dombrowski be looking to upgrade as the offseason swings into full gear? That’s part of our latest Roundtable discussion: 1. Victor’s back. Are you okay with the Tigers giving him a fourth-year and probably...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers sign Victor Martinez 4 year, $68M deal

Victor Martinez is back in the fold in Detroit after inking a 4 year $68 million dollar deal Wednesday. The soon to be 36 year old designated hitter took took full advantage of his career year in Detroit to get the deal from the AL Central champs. The addition of $17m per year to the Tigers payroll gives them a likely payroll north of $163m after arbitration adds, that is pretty...
Via Pine Tar Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tigers close to retaining Victor Martinez

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has been a big name around the hot stove during the early part of the offseason. It now appears that the veteran, who led the club with a .335 average this past season, will remain with the Tigers on a four-year contract. Sources: #Tigers close to re-signing Victor Martinez to four-year deal. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal)...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Victor Martinez will likely look for four-year deal

The Detroit Tigers won 90 regular season games this season, but got swept 3-0 by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS.  After finishing second in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Tigers look to be a powerhouse moving forward, barring they can improve upon a staff that was 24th in ERA. One important move that could be made in the off season is the re-signing of free agent Victor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 25, 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
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