Victor Martínez
DH DET
4 weeks ago

Martinez is out of the lineup versus the Royals on Wednesday, Chris McCosky of the Detroit News reports.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez will take a seat after going 0-for-3 with a hit by pitch during Tuesday's affair. In his absence, Nick Castellanos will man the DH spot while Victor Reyes, JaCoby Jones and Mikie Mahtook earn starts in the outfield.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez is not in the lineup against the White Sox on Thursday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez will get a standard day off following six straight starts, including four hits versus the Cubs during the Tigers' two-game set earlier this week. In his absence, Nick Castellanos will serve as the DH while Victor Reyes draws a start in right field.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez went 3-for-4 with an RBI in Tuesday's win 2-1 win over the Cubs.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez plated Jose Iglesias with a first-inning single to put the Tigers up 2-0, and it was all the offense Detroit needed to win a pitcher's duel. The veteran now has two three-hit performances over his past four games and he's batting .322 this month. Martinez could be primed for a late surge to end what he's said will be the final season of his 16-year MLB career.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez went 3-for-3 with a walk, a double and an RBI in Friday's loss to the Twins.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez has said he's likely retiring after this season, so he's looking to finish his career on a high note. The 39-year-old now has hits in seven straight games and he's slashing a solid .326/.373/.435 this month.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez indicated Wednesday that he will probably retire at the end of the season, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports. "I'm pretty sure this is going to be it. This is going to be it. I'm just enjoying these last six weeks and then finally go home."

EDGE Analysis

Martinez, who is set to turn 40 in December, will be a free agent after the season, and it doesn't sound like he intends to ink another contract. While he's slowed over the past couple of seasons, Martinez still owns an impressive .295/.360/.455 slash line over his 16-year big-league career.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez is not in Wednesday's lineup against the White Sox, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez will receive a breather after starting the past eight games, during which he's hit .286/.323/.393 with three doubles and four RBI. James McCann will serve as the club's DH while Grayson Greiner gets the nod behind the plate for the series finale.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
1 month ago

Martinez went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the White Sox.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez now has hits in three straight games and six of his last seven. However, the veteran still has a subpar .242 batting average and .621 OPS, giving him limited fantasy value for the stretch run.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
2 months ago

Martinez went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in Tuesday's loss to the Angels.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez continues to struggle at the plate, as the double was his first extra-base hit since July 27. In his age-39 season, Martinez is slashing just .239/.291/.326 -- all of which would mark career-worst totals.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
2 months ago

Martinez is out of the lineup Sunday against the Athletics, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

The Tigers have made it a habit to rest Martinez for day games after night games this season, so the 39-year-old's absence should come as little surprise. Nicholas Castellanos will serve as the designated hitter in the series finale with Martinez on the bench.

Victor Martínez
DH DET
2 months ago

Martinez is out of the lineup Sunday against the Indians.

EDGE Analysis

Martinez will get a day off after starting the last five games. The 39-year-old is showing definite signs of decline this year, as his current .243 average and .628 OPS would both be new career lows. He will likely return to the lineup in Detroit's next game Tuesday.