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Tigers' DH Victor Martinez has greater appreciation for life after heart scare

Tigers' DH Victor Martinez has greater appreciation for life after heart scare

Victor Martinez is scheduled to return to the Tigers lineup Wednesday after being on the disabled list since June 16 with an irregular heart beat. DETROIT - Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has a greater appreciation for life after being hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat following the team's June 15 game against Tampa Bay. The 38-year-old spoke with reporters Tuesday before the team's game against the Kansas City Royals. If all goes well during his pre-game warmup, he could be activated from the 10-day disabled list and return to the...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 23, 2017
Victor Martinez, on DL with irregular heartbeat, to return Tuesday

Victor Martinez, on DL with irregular heartbeat, to return Tuesday

Martinez was hospitalized last weekend after feeling ill during a game. He was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and monitored by doctors this week. SAN DIEGO -- Designated hitter Victor Martinez has been cleared to come off the disabled list on Tuesday at the start of the Detroit Tigers' 10-game homestand, manager Brad Ausmus said. Martinez was hospitalized last weekend after feeling ill during a game. He was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat and monitored by doctors this week. He was cleared to do light cardio work two days ago. Ausmus said he...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 22, 2017
Victor Martinez, sidelined by irregular heartbeat, already doing light workouts

Victor Martinez, sidelined by irregular heartbeat, already doing light workouts

Martinezs status will be reevaluated when the Tigers return from their road trip on Tuesday. SEATTLE -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, on the 10-day disabled list after experiencing an irregular heartbeat, has already started doing light workouts. Martinez was hospitalized six days ago after he felt ill during a game. He remained in Detroit when the Tigers left for their current West coast road trip. Martinez was cleared to do some light cardio on Wednesday, manager Brad Ausmus said. He did 10 minutes on the elliptical and took some swings off...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 20, 2017
Tigers, Mariners lineups: John Hicks getting 1st start since being recalled

Tigers, Mariners lineups: John Hicks getting 1st start since being recalled

Hicks is the designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night at Safeco Field against the Seattle Mariners. SEATTLE -- John Hicks will make his first start since being recalled to replace Victor Martinez. Hicks is the designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night at Safeco Field against the Seattle Mariners. Mikie Mahook will also start with left-hander Ariel Miranda on the mound for the Mariners. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B4. J.D. Martinez, RF5. Justin Upton, LF6. John Hicks, DH7. Mikie...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 19, 2017
Tigers, Mariners lineups: Andrew Romine in center field

Tigers, Mariners lineups: Andrew Romine in center field

J.D. Martinez will get another day as designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers in the series opener against the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. SEATTLE -- J.D. Martinez will get another day as designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers in the series opener against the Seattle Mariners on Monday night at Safeco Field. Andrew Romine will play center field and Alex Presley will move to right, Martinez's normal spot. Victor Martinez is on the 10-day disabled list and manager Brad Ausmus is using his vacant DH spot to rest veterans like J.D. Martinez. The Mariners...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 18, 2017
Victor Martinez could start light workouts 'in about a week,' says Tigers manager Brad Ausmus

Victor Martinez could start light workouts 'in about a week,' says Tigers manager Brad Ausmus

Martinez was placed on the DL last week after being hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat. DETROIT - Manager Brad Ausmus said it's possible designated hitter Victor Martinez could take light batting practice while the Detroit Tigers are out west on a seven-game road trip. Martinez was put on the disabled list with an irregular heartbeat that hospitalized him for two days last week. But he was released from the hospital Saturday, is home resting and will be monitored this week, Ausmus said before Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park. "This...

Tigers' Victor Martinez released from hospital after suffering rapid heartbeat

The Detroit designated hitter remains on the disabled list
Bless You Boys Jun 17, 2017
Tigers’ Victor Martinez released from hospital

Tigers’ Victor Martinez released from hospital

Detroit Tigers’ slugger will be evaluated over the next 7- 10 days Detroit Tigers’ slugger Victor Martinez was released from hospital on Saturday morning, the club has announced. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus said Martinez would stay in Detroit and undergo monitoring for the next seven to ten days. The Tigers leave for a West coast road trip after Sunday afternoon's game. “He’s feeling a lot better”, Ausmus told reporters. Martinez exited Thursday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays after experiencing dizziness, cold sweats, and an elevated heart rate. After reaching base safely...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 17, 2017
Victor Martinez released from hospital, will stay in Detroit for monitoring

Victor Martinez released from hospital, will stay in Detroit for monitoring

The Tigers leave for a West coast road trip after Sunday afternoons game. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez was released from the hospital Saturday morning after spending two nights there with an irregular heartbeat. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Martinez would stay in Detroit and undergo monitoring for the next 7-10 days. The Tigers leave for a West coast road trip after Sunday afternoon's game. "He's feeling a lot better," Ausmus said. The Tigers placed Martinez on the 10-day disabled list on Friday.  Martinez experienced...
KFFL Jun 17, 2017

Tigers | Victor Martinez out of hospital

Detroit Tigers 1B Victor Martinez (heart) was released from the hospital Saturday, June 17, and ...
Sports Illustrated Jun 16, 2017

Tigers place Victor Martinez on disabled list after irregular heartbeat

Martinez was hospitalized on Thursday and remains there as of Friday evening.

Tigers put DH Victor Martinez on DL with irregular heartbeat

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have put designated hitter Victor Martinez on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat.
Washington Times Jun 16, 2017

Tigers put DH Victor Martinez on DL with irregular heartbeat

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Tigers have put designated hitter Victor Martinez on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat. Martinez came out of Thursday's win over Tampa Bay in the seventh inning with a racing heartbeat, dizziness and cold sweats. He was originally treated in the clubhouse ...
Grand Rapids Press Jun 16, 2017
Tigers lineup vs. Rays: Miguel Cabrera at DH with Victor Martinez on DL

Tigers lineup vs. Rays: Miguel Cabrera at DH with Victor Martinez on DL

Ausmus said hed like to use the now-open DH spot to get Cabrera and J.D. Martinez a few days off their feet. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera will get the start at designated hitter on Friday night after the regular DH, Victor Martinez, was placed on the disabled list with an irregular heartbeat.  Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said he had to convince Cabrera to take the assignment. "Why can't Alex DH?" he asked, referring to Alex Avila, who is playing first base. Ausmus said he'd like to use the now-open DH spot to get Cabrera and J.D. Martinez a few days off their...
MLB Trade Rumors Jun 16, 2017

Victor Martinez Diagnosed With Irregular Heartbeat

Veteran Tigers slugger Victor Martinez has been diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat, according to manager Brad Ausmus (via Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, on Twitter). Martinez will be placed on the 10-day DL. Martinez left last night’s game with symptoms of illness, though at the time there was no indication of a significant…

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