Victor Martinez Out Of Lineup Wednesday 6 days ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez is not in the lineup Wednesday against Trevor Bauer and the Indians. Martinez has struggled as of late, batting just .080 over his last seven games, so if you own V-Mart he should probably be on your bench anyway.

Victor Martinez Brings Solid Track Record Into Tuesday's Game 1 week ago

The Detroit Tigers will face Cleveland's Josh Tomlin on Tuesday, and that is good news for designated hitter Victor Martinez. The veteran switch-hitter has 24 career at-bats against Tomlin and has touched him up to the tune of a .292 average with three homers and six RBI. Given his track record, and the fact that Tomlin has scuffled to an 0-4 record and an 8.06 ERA, it looks like a favorable matchup for V-Mart.

Victor Martinez Out Of Lineup Thursday 3 weeks ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez (ankle) is out of the lineup on Thursday, as manager Ron Gardenhire told sources he's dealing with some swelling in his ankle. Miguel Cabrera (biceps) will fill in at DH and John Hicks will man first base.

Victor Martinez Limited For Next Three Games 4 weeks ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez will be available to pinch hit, but not much else, as the Tigers will be spending the next three games in a National League ballpark. The veteran slugger does not play a defensive position, and will therefore be a non-factor from a fantasy perspective. It's not a bad time for Victor to take a break, as he has just one hit in his last 15 at bats.

Victor Martinez Sitting on Tuesday 4 weeks ago


Victor Martinez Notches Third Multi-Hit Game in Four Days 1 month ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez had himself a nice little series against Baltimore, and it's part of a larger stretch of nice games for the veteran slugger. Martinez notched two hits Thursday, and it was the third time in four days that he had a multi-hit effort. Martinez has now hit safely in five straight games, and has reached safely in 11 to bring his season average to .314. The power has been sparce up to this point, but he's just two years removed from a 27 homer campaign.[...]

Victor Martinez Hits First Homer Of 2018 1 month ago

The home run drought is over for Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez. The veteran switch-hitter clubbed his first dinger of the year Tuesday against the Orioles, a two-run shot in the second inning off of Andrew Cashner. It was a solid day overall for V-Mart, who notched three hits and has now reached safely in 10 consecutive contests. His slash line is .310/.375/.526, which is a nice start for a player looking to bounce back after a dreadful 2017 campaign.

Victor Martinez Collects Three RBI Monday 2 months ago

It's been a slow start to the season for Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, but he swung a hot stick on Monday as the Tigers beat the Royals. The veteran switch-hitter had two hits and three RBI on the afternoon to lead the offensive charge. He's sporting just a .182 batting average through the first four games, but maybe Monday's performance is just what he needs to get going.

Victor Martinez Leading The Charge In Spring Training For Detroit 2 months ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez is a bounce back candidate in 2018 after a miserable 2017 campaign that saw him miss time with a heart condition. Martinez has said that this will likely be his final season in the big leagues, and appears to be healthy this spring. It appears Martinez is looking to go out with a bang, as the veteran slugger has amassed 14 hits this spring, more than any other player on the Tigers roster. Of those 14 hits, four have been homers and three more have[...]

Victor Martinez Will Likely Retire After 2018 Season 3 months ago

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has indicated on more than one occasion that this is likely to be his last season in the big leagues. The veteran slugger has endured two knee surgeries and spent time on the disabled list last season with an irregular heart beat. It's understandable, then, that Martinez's production at the plate last year suffered. Now at age 39, he's hoping to bounce back and end on a high note. All signs from spring training suggest that Martinez is feeling goo[...]