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  1. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 24, 2015, 7:20 AM EDT

    Maikel Franco

    The kid does it again: Maikel Franco with five RBI against the Yankees.

  2. Victor Martinez homered Sunday for first time since May 5

    Jun 21, 2015, 2:01 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Victor Martinez is back with the Tigers after missing over a month of action with discomfort in his surgically-repaired left knee and he went way deep in Sunday’s series finale at Yankee Stadium …

  3. Victor Martinez rejoins the Tigers after a month on the disabled list

    Jun 19, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Is his surgically repaired knee still an issue?

  4. Victor Martinez could be activated this weekend

    Jun 16, 2015, 11:19 PM EDT

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    Tigers slugger Victor Martinez was cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment Sunday at Triple-A Toledo and he will remain with the Mud Hens through Thursday. There’s nothing official yet, but V-Mart is expected to …

  5. Victor Martinez expected to begin minor league rehab assignment Sunday

    Jun 13, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

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    The 36-year-old Martinez has been sidelined for about a month due to inflammation in his surgically-repaired left knee.

  6. Victor Martinez goes on the disabled list with more knee problems

    May 19, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Martinez has hit .216 with one homer and a .578 OPS.

  7. Victor Martinez back in Tigers lineup for first time since last Sunday

    Apr 18, 2015, 11:29 AM EDT

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    V-Mart took a few days off this week to rest his knee.

  8. Victor Martinez out of Tigers’ lineup for fourth straight game

    Apr 17, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez, Kevin Rand

    Yoenis Cespedes is in the DH spot today, with Rajai Davis and Anthony Gose both in the lineup.

  9. Lingering back injury forces Michael Brantley out of the Indians’ lineup again

    Apr 14, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

    Michael Brantley AP

    Brantley played Opening Day, sat out two games, returned for one game Friday, and is now out of the lineup for a third straight game.

  10. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez making their Grapefruit League debuts on Sunday

    Mar 22, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

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    Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Tigers’ home game against the Nationals and Martinez will DH on the road against the Braves. They’re both expected to get around three at-bats.

  11. 2015 Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Mar 16, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    Can the Tigers win a fifth straight AL Central title?

  12. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez could play in spring games next week

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers could get their two best hitters into spring action quite soon.

  13. Victor Martinez takes batting practice; could be ready for Opening Day?

    Mar 9, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Martinez re-signed with the Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal as a free agent this offseason after hitting .335 with 32 homers and a career-high .974 OPS at age 35.

  14. Joba Chamberlain’s son had a lot to do with him signing back with the Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:03 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    The million a year helped, but Chamberlain’s son provided the definitive push back to Detroit.

  15. Victor Martinez thinks he’ll be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Which would be a little ahead of schedule.

  16. Today was a good day for the Tigers

    Mar 2, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Some key players are making some encouraging strides on the health front.

  17. Miguel Cabrera reports no soreness after a hitting session

    Feb 23, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    He’s not in camp yet, but he’s been hitting at home and tells his manager that he’s pain-free.

  18. Victor Martinez has successful knee surgery. Expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    Feb 10, 2015, 3:37 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    About as good a result as could’ve been hoped for.

  19. UPDATE: Blue Jays, Tigers haven’t talked about Dioner Navarro

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    Navarro hit .274 with 12 homers and a .712 OPS in 139 games last season .

  20. Breaking down the offseason’s biggest free agent contracts

    Feb 9, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer Getty

    A total of 11 free agents topped $50 million.

  21. Victor Martinez tore a meniscus in his knee last week, needs surgery

    Feb 5, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    The typical recovery time on this is 4-6 weeks.

  22. Victor Martinez could catch early in the season

    Jan 30, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    The lack of a DH and the health of Miguel Cabrera are the determining factors.

  23. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

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