Martinez hit .274 in 53 games for the Astros in 2011, recorded a .241 average in 113 games in 2012, and hit .250 in 86 games in 2013.
Even outside of the injuries, it has been a rather bumpy offseason for the Tigers.
Viewed in a vacuum, the news that Andy Dirks will miss the next 12 weeks with the Tigers is no big deal.
Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss three months because of a back problem that requires surgery.
Andy Dirks – Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.
Dombrowski shot down reports of getting guys like Shin-Soo Choo and Carlos Beltran and made it very clear that the Tigers will not be players in the free agent market for the rest of the offseason.
The Detroit Tigers playoff roster has yet to be officially finalized, but from manager Jim Leyland’s comments to 97.1 The Ticket, it sounds like shortstop-turned-left fielder Jhonny Peralta is a lock.
Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter gave his teammate a new middle name Thursday night at the “Dancing with the All-Stars” charity event.
Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks broke a 1-1 game Sunday against the Royals with a solo home run to straightaway center, just eluding Jarrod Dyson’s leap at the wall, with one out in the fifth inning.
Get your tickets now to see some of Detroit’s favorite sport stars along with their wives and girlfriends lace up their dancing shoes for a fun-filled ballroom dance competition to benefit JACK’S PLACE for Autism Foundation.