Detroit Free Press "It looked like J.D. Martinez. It sounded like him hitting. And for the first time on his road to recovery from a broken elbow, Martinez took batting practice on the field before Thursday night’s game against the White Sox. “It’s a good sign,” Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. That..." July 22
Detroit Free Press "J.D. Martinez’s favorite thing to do is hit baseballs. He is a voracious hitter, whether it be inside the batting cages or inside the batter’s box, seen oftentimes inside the Tigers clubhouse with a bat in his hands, sitting around his locker, talking with teammates about the art of..." June 17
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Tigers and outfielder J.D. Martinez have reportedly reached a deal. The two sides have agreed to a 2-year, $18.5-million deal, according to multiple reports, avoiding arbitration this year and next year. The deal is pending a physical." February 09
#Tigers still discussing 1- and 2-year deals with J.D. Martinez. If no agreement, he'll be their first arb hearing since 2001 (Chris Holt).