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Victor Martinez
AVG HR RBI
.322 21 56
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-2 / 210 NFBC ADP: 169.22
Position: DHBorn: 12/23/1978 Birthplace: Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by Indians (1996)


Latest News
July 24 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Martinez went 2 for 4 with two runs scored Wednesday.
Analysis: Martinez went 4 for 10 in the series.
July 11 5:07 PM PT6:07 PM MT7:07 PM CT8:07 PM ET20:07 ET0:07 GMT8:07 5:07 PM MST7:07 PM EST7:37 PM VEN4:07 UAE (+1)7:07 PM CT-Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler will replace Martinez on the AL All-Star roster.
Analysis: Martinez hasn't played since July 4 because of a strained back.
July 10 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Martinez was out of the starting lineup for the fourth straight game Thursday, throwing into question his availability for next week's All-Star game.
Analysis: Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said before Thursday's game in Kansas City that no decision has been made on whether to sit Martinez for the entire four-game series. If that were to happen, the slugger would almost certainly be ruled out of participating at Target Field in Minneapolis. Martinez has missed seven of the past 10 games with a strained lower right side. Torii Hunter replaced him at DH with Don Kelly in right field for the Tigers' opener against the Royals.
June 27 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Martinez turned in his third straight two-hit performance in Thursday's 6-0 win at Texas.
Analysis: Martinez is batting .383 over his last 12 games with eight performances of two hits or more in that stretch.
June 26 2:08 PM PT3:08 PM MT4:08 PM CT5:08 PM ET17:08 ET21:08 GMT5:08 2:08 PM MST4:08 PM EST4:38 PM VEN1:08 UAE (+1)4:08 PM CT-Martinez went yard Wednesday.
Analysis: Martinez is 7 for 20 with three jacks and seven RBIs in his last five games.
June 22 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Martinez drilled a solo homer Saturday and was 2 for 4.
Analysis: Martinez has homered in three straight road games and four of his last five.
May 11 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST12:17 PM VEN20:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Martinez drilled a three-run homer Saturday.
Analysis: Martinez is 8 for 24 with four homers and seven RBIs on this seven-game homestand that ends Sunday.
May 10 12:16 PM PT1:16 PM MT2:16 PM CT3:16 PM ET15:16 ET19:16 GMT3:16 12:16 PM MST2:16 PM EST2:46 PM VEN23:16 UAE2:16 PM CT-Martinez had his hitting streak snapped at 11 games in a 2-1 loss to Minnesota on Friday night.
Analysis: Martinez, batting .322 after going 0 for 4, was 17 for 42 (.405) with four homers and 12 RBIs during his streak.
May 9 10:58 AM PT11:58 AM MT12:58 PM CT1:58 PM ET13:58 ET17:58 GMT1:58 10:58 AM MST12:58 PM EST1:28 PM VEN21:58 UAE12:58 PM CT-Martinez had three hits, including a solo homer, while extending an 11-game streak Thursday.
Analysis: Martinez's home run in a 6-2 loss to Houston was his third in four games. He's batting .405 (17 for 42) with four homers and 12 RBIs during his streak.
May 8 10:53 AM PT11:53 AM MT12:53 PM CT1:53 PM ET13:53 ET17:53 GMT1:53 10:53 AM MST12:53 PM EST1:23 PM VEN21:53 UAE12:53 PM CT-Martinez extended his hit streak to 10 games with a solo home run in a 3-2 win over Houston on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Martinez, batting .318 this season, is 14 for 38 (.368) with three homers and 11 RBIs during his streak.
May 6 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET17:30 ET21:30 GMT5:30 2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST5:00 PM VEN1:30 UAE (+1)4:30 PM CT-Martinez went deep in Monday's 2-0 win over Houston.
Analysis: Martinez's homer was already his fifth of the season. He seems like a lock to surpass his 14 from last year as long as he stays healthy.
May 3 1:49 PM PT2:49 PM MT3:49 PM CT4:49 PM ET16:49 ET20:49 GMT4:49 1:49 PM MST3:49 PM EST4:19 PM VEN0:49 UAE (+1)3:49 PM CT-Martinez wielded a hot bat Friday.
Analysis: Martinez went 3 for 5 with two RBIs. He's got eight RBIS in his last five games.
Apr. 10 3:16 PM PT4:16 PM MT5:16 PM CT6:16 PM ET18:16 ET22:16 GMT6:16 3:16 PM MST5:16 PM EST5:46 PM VEN2:16 UAE (+1)5:16 PM CT-Martinez hit a leadoff home run in the 10th against Los Angeles closer Kenley Jansen, and Detroit pulled out a 7-6 victory on Wednesday.
Analysis: Martinez finished the night 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs. Martinez, batting .321 in the early going, has hit safely in all but one of his first seven games.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2002 Cle 12 32 2 9 1 0 1 5 3 2 0 0 .281 .333 .406
2003 Cle 49 159 15 46 4 0 1 16 13 21 1 1 .289 .345 .333
2004 Cle 141 520 77 147 38 1 23 108 60 69 0 1 .283 .359 .492
2005 Cle 147 547 73 167 33 0 20 80 63 78 0 1 .305 .378 .475
2006 Cle 153 572 82 181 37 0 16 93 71 78 0 0 .316 .391 .465
2007 Cle 147 562 78 169 40 0 25 114 62 76 0 0 .301 .374 .505
2008 Cle 73 266 30 74 17 0 2 35 24 32 0 0 .278 .337 .365
2009 Cle 99 377 56 107 21 1 15 67 51 51 0 0 .284 .368 .464
2009 Bos 56 211 32 71 12 0 8 41 24 23 1 0 .336 .405 .507
2009 Tot 155 588 88 178 33 1 23 108 75 74 1 0 .303 .381 .480
2010 Bos 127 493 64 149 32 1 20 79 40 52 1 0 .302 .351 .493
2011 Det 145 540 76 178 40 0 12 103 46 51 1 0 .330 .380 .470
2013 Det 159 605 68 182 36 0 14 83 54 62 0 2 .301 .355 .430
2014 Det 89 335 50 108 20 0 21 56 37 30 2 2 .322 .386 .570
Career 1397 5219 703 1588 331 3 178 880 548 625 6 7 .304 .370 .471

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Cle Total 11 44 6 14 2 0 2 7 4 8 0 0 .318 .388 .500
    LDS 4 17 2 6 1 0 1 4 1 3 0 0 .353 .421 .588
    LCS 7 27 4 8 1 0 1 3 3 5 0 0 .296 .367 .444
2009 Bos Total 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .182 .250 .182
    LDS 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 .182 .250 .182
2011 Det Total 11 40 4 10 0 1 2 5 5 6 0 0 .250 .348 .450
    LDS 5 18 1 4 0 0 1 3 2 5 0 0 .222 .300 .389
    LCS 6 22 3 6 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 .273 .385 .500
2013 Det Total 11 42 9 17 4 0 1 5 1 3 0 0 .405 .432 .571
    LDS 5 20 5 9 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 .450 .450 .700
    LCS 6 22 4 8 2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 .364 .417 .455
Career 36 137 19 43 6 1 5 19 11 19 0 0 .314 .377 .482


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