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Victor Martinez
AVG HR RBI
.216 1 15
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-2 / 210 NFBC ADP: 54.04
Position: DHBorn: 12/23/1978 Birthplace: Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: Undrafted by Indians (1996)


Latest News
May 19 12:18 PM PT1:18 PM MT2:18 PM CT3:18 PM ET15:18 ET19:18 GMT3:18 12:18 PM MST2:18 PM EST2:48 PM VEN23:18 UAE2:18 PM CT-Martinez has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the Detroit Tigers after struggling in his return from offseason knee surgery. The team says Martinez is dealing with left knee inflammation. He had surgery on that knee in February after tearing the medial meniscus.
Analysis: The 36-year-old Martinez is hitting .216 with only one home run in 2015. The switch-hitter is 12 for 26 against left-handers and 12 for 85 against righties.
May 8 3:25 PM PT4:25 PM MT5:25 PM CT6:25 PM ET18:25 ET22:25 GMT6:25 3:25 PM MST5:25 PM EST5:55 PM VEN2:25 UAE (+1)5:25 PM CT-Martinez finished with three hits - including a double - in Thursday's 4-1 win at the Chicago White Sox.
Analysis: Martinez has raised his average 38 points by going 5 for 8 in his last two games.
May 7 1:03 PM PT2:03 PM MT3:03 PM CT4:03 PM ET16:03 ET20:03 GMT4:03 1:03 PM MST3:03 PM EST3:33 PM VEN0:03 UAE (+1)3:03 PM CT-Martinez was 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs in Wednesday's loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: It was Martinez's first homer of the season. He's got a long way to go to overcome his weak first month.
Apr. 11 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Martinez had three hits and drove in a run in an 8-4 win over Cleveland on Friday.
Analysis: Martinez was 2 for 10 in the first three games this season.
Mar. 21 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)3:51 PM CT-Detroit Tigers sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez are back on the field after rehabbing injuries.
Analysis: Both played in minor league games against the Houston Astros on Saturday for their first live pitching of the spring. Cabrera singled in his first three at-bats and Martinez hit a long home run.
Feb. 6 11:08 PM PT12:08 AM MT1:08 AM CT2:08 AM ET2:08 ET7:08 GMT15:08 12:08 AM MST2:08 AM EST2:38 AM VEN11:08 UAE1:08 AM CT-Martinez is expected to be ready for the start of the season after the Detroit slugger had surgery on his left knee Tuesday.
Analysis: The Tigers say their designated hitter should resume full activity in 4-6 weeks. General manager Dave Dombrowski says they are happy the surgery went well.
Feb. 5 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET14:42 ET19:42 GMT3:42 12:42 PM MST2:42 PM EST3:12 PM VEN23:42 UAE1:42 PM CT-Martinez needs surgery on his left knee after injuring it during his offseason workout program for the second time in four years.
Analysis: The team said Thursday that Martinez tore the medial meniscus in his knee and is scheduled for surgery Tuesday with Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Florida. The Tigers say an additional update will be provided then. Detroit has not announced a timetable for Martinez's return. The star designated hitter missed the entire 2012 season after injuring that same knee.

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 151 561 87 188 33 0 32 103 70 42 3 2 .335 .409 .565
2015 Det 34 111 9 24 3 0 1 15 14 13 0 0 .216 .308 .270
Career 1493 5556 749 1692 347 3 190 942 595 650 7 7 .305 .371 .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
2014 Det Total 3 12 3 4 2 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 .333 .333 .750
    LDS 3 12 3 4 2 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 .333 .333 .750
Career 39 149 22 47 8 1 6 22 11 23 0 0 .315 .374 .503


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