Martinez, a switch hitter, is affected much more when he bats left-handed since the left knee carries the majority of the load when he hits from that side of the plate. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez was in the starting lineup Monday night, which means he is not heading to the disabled list. But the Det..
There is no guarantee Travis d’Arnaud will be cleared for baseball activity after being on the disabled list and wearing a splint for three weeks, Sandy Alderson told media at a book signing in New York on Monday (April …..
Ben Zobrist isn’t in the starting lineup Monday and probably won’t be for a few days more, but the left knee injury the A’s second baseman suffered Sunday in Kansas City isn’t as bad as it could be. At least… Continue Reading →..
Detroit Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains decision not to replace Victor Martinez with pinch runner late in tie game
Ausmus said it was simply too early and Martinez is simply too good offensively to make that move then. DETROIT -- Victor Martinez represented the go-ahead run when he stood at second base with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Detroit Tigers did not have a runner reach second bas..
"I looked at myself in the mirror, put a chip on my shoulder and went from there," he reportedly said...
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