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Royals defeat Tigers 11-8

The Kansas City Royals opened a key four-game series with the Detroit Tigers with an 11-8 decision at Comerica Park.
Detroit slides past Oakland

Detroit slides past Oakland

Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez each knocked in a pair of runs and the Detroit Tigers held on this time to record a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

Indians defeat Tigers 5-4

The Cleveland Indians snapped Detroit's 11-game road win streak with a 5-4 triumph over the Tigers on Monday at Progressive Field.

Detroit Tigers defeat Baltimore Orioles 4-1

Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez both homered in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to defeat the Baltimore Orioles, 4-1.

Detroit Tigers beat Baltimore Orioles 4-1

Ian Kinsler's two-run homer helped propel the Detroit Tigers past the Baltimore Orioles, 4-1, in the opener of a three- game set.
Houston snaps Detroit Tigers' win streak

Houston snaps Detroit Tigers' win streak

Dallas Keuchel spun 7 2/3 strong frames and the Houston Astros hit three home runs to claim a 6-2 victory over the Tigers and snap Detroit's eight-game win streak in the finale of this four-game set.

Detroit Tigers defeat Astros 2-0

Max Scherzer hurled eight scoreless frames and fanned nine to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros in game 1 of a four-game set.

Detroit Tigers beat Chicago White Sox 4-3

Bryan Holaday's two-out bunt single broke a tie in the top of the ninth inning and sent the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox.

Los Angeles Angels cruise past Detroit Tigers 11-6

Howie Kendrick went 3-for-5 with a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim cruised past the Detroit Tigers, 11-6.
Kansas City at Detroit

Kansas City at Detroit

Alex Gonzalez won it with a run-scoring single in the ninth as the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Opening Day.
Detroit defeats Tampa Bay

Detroit defeats Tampa Bay

Miguel Cabrera celebrated his new $300 million contract by going 1-for-3 as the designated hitter in Detroit's 6-3 win over Tampa Bay at Joke Marchant Stadium.
Braves rout the Tigers in spring training

Braves rout the Tigers in spring training

Jason Heyward stroked his fourth home run of the spring in the Atlanta Braves' 12-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

Detroit shuts out Atlanta in Game Two

Ezequiel Carrera and Victor Martinez each knocked in a run to back Justin Verlander in Detroit's 3-0 Grapefruit League victory over Atlanta.
Tigers flatten Nationals in preseason action

Tigers flatten Nationals in preseason action

Torii Hunter collected four hits and two RBI as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Washington Nationals, 12-6, on Friday.
MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

BOSTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Shane Victorino bashed a go-ahead grand slam Tuesday and the Boston Red Sox came from behind to beat Detroit 5-2 and win the AL Championship Series 4-2.
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Cleveland Indians' Victor Martinez watches a foul ball against the Seattle Mariners in the eight inning at SAFECO Field in Seattle on July 25, 2009. The Indians beat the Mariners 10-3. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
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Víctor Jesús Martínez (born December 23, 1978), also known by his nickname "V-Mart", is a Major League Baseball switch-hitting catcher and first baseman who plays for the Detroit Tigers.

Martínez was signed by the Indians as an amateur free agent in 1996. He was named the Indians 2001 and 2002 Minor League Player of the Year (receiving the "Lou Boudreau Award"). After a pair of minor league MVP awards and batting titles in 2001 and 2002, he made his debut with Cleveland as a September call-up on September 10, 2002.

In 2003, Martínez played for the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons and the Indians. He finished with a combined .315 batting average, hitting at a .349 clip in August and September with the big league club. Exhibiting knowledge of the strike zone and an ability to make contact, he reduced his strikeout totals and produced a combined .376 on base percentage. He also drove in 63 runs, hitting .323 with runners in scoring position, and was selected to participate in the All-Star Futures Game played at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field. From 2001–03, the Venezuelan slugger batted a combined .330 with 40 home runs and 194 RBI.

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