Victor Martinez

Tigers’ DH On DL
Victor Martinez has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Tigers with inflammation in his left knee after struggling in his return from offseason knee surgery. He appeared to aggravate the already injured knee in Monday’s game against the Brewers while trying to beat out a ball at first.
Tigers Win in Extra Innings
The Detroit Tigers snatched an extra innings win from the Baltimore Orioles Friday night.  The final score 4 – 3.  Reliever Ryan Perry picked up his first win of the season.  Victor Martinez provided the run-scoring double in the 11th inning which gave Detroit the win over the O…
Scherzer and Fister Combine for Tiger Win
Max Scherzer pitched the first five innings and Doug Fister the next three as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 6 – 3.  It was all part of manager Jim Leyland’s master plan to get his pitching staff set up for the playoffs...
Verlander Wins 23rd, 11 in a Row for Tigers
Brian Kersey, Getty ImagesDetroit Tiger starter Justin Verlander only allowed 6 hits in seven innings of shutout ball to post a 5 – 0 win over the Chicago White Sox last night.  Victor Martinez provided the big blast with a three run bomb...
Tigers Win Streak at 6 with Verlander’s 22nd Win
The Detroit Tigers found a way to pick up their 6th win in a row, with their ace not at his sharpest.  Justin Verlander won his 10th straight start and earned his 22nd victory overall, and was helped when Victor Martinez hit a late grand slam that powered the Detroit Tigers over the Cleveland I…
Tigers Throttle Indians to Win Fifth in a Row
Jason Miller, Getty ImagesDetroit Tiger starter Rick Porcello surrendered 3 hits and one run in 6 1/3 innings of work in last night’s 10 – 1 win over the Cleveland Indians.   Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta provided the big offensive punch for the T…
Tiger Winning Streak Reaches four in a Row
Detroit Tiger starter Doug Fister set a career high for strikeouts in a game.  Fister struck out a career-high 13, Victor Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Tigers picked up their fourth victory in a row as they beat the Cleveland Indians 4 - 2 on Monday to extend their AL Central…
Tigers Lose Series Finale to the Rangers
Tiger starter Brad Penny continued his early inning troubles in Thursday’s loss to the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park.  The Final score:  Rangers 5, Tigers 2.  Penny gave up all five runs in 6 and 2/3rds innings of work.  Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera provide…
Tigers Take Three Out of Four from the Twins
The Tigers wrapped up their weekend series with the Minnesota by beating the Twins, 5 to 2.  Starter Rick Porcello picked up his 10th win of the season.  Tigers Jhonny Peralta, Wilson Betemit and Ramon Santiago each had an RBI and Victor Martinez added three hits to provide the Detroit wit…
Tigers Hang on to Take One from Angels
Tiger starter Brad Penny gave up three early runs but buckled down to pitch seven strong innings for the victory.  The final score:  Tigers 5 – Angels 4.  The Tigers finally managed some timely hitting from Victor Martinez, Andy Dirks and Miguel Cabrera to pull out the win...
Tigers Win on Walk off Triple in 10th Inning
The Tigers pulled out a well pitched, makeup game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night.  Tiger starter Phil Coke pitched six and a third innings of shutout ball, before giving way to the relief staff.  Ramon Santiago hit a 10th inning triple, which scored Victor Martinez from first b…
Tiger Hitters Pound Texas Pitchers, AGAIN!
The Tigers continue to swing hot bats and set season highs for hits on back-to-back nights, destroying Texas pitching for 20 hits on Tuesday night in an 8 - 1 victory over the AL West-leading Rangers.  Austin Jackson, Victor Martinez, Casper Wells and Alex Avila all picked up three hits a piece…

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