Victor Martinez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Victor Martinez played through hernia injury last season

    Detroit News "If you watched Victor Martinez hit regularly last season, you often saw him grimace in pain after he swung, particularly when he swung and missed. It was assumed that the wince was related to the lingering effects of his multiple knee surgeries. Turns out, there was another malady he was..." January 27

  • Kinsler, V-Mart still recovering after being hit by pitches

    Detroit News "The game was still hours away Tuesday and the Tigers had already taken a hit. Two hits, actually. Neither second baseman Ian Kinsler nor designated hitter Victor Martinez, both struck by pitches from Indians' Trevor Bauer on Sunday, were able to play in the series opener against the Twins...." September 21

  • Tigers resisting cortisone shots for Victor Martinez

    Detroit News "On June 12, Victor Martinez got a cortisone shot in his ailing right knee. He sat out three games, came back on June 16 in Kansas City and hit three home runs. It seems Martinez’s surgically-repaired left knee has been bothersome for him of late. But as of Friday, the Tigers have not discussed..." September 17