The Tigers achieved a dramatic and overwhelming comeback Tuesday night largely on the strength of Castellanos, Avila, Suarez and Davis.
An issue with Martinez’s back and side has kept him sidelined for five of Detroit’s last seven games.
Brad Ausmus scoffs at the idea that the home run derby could cause a slugger to go into a slump.
Porcello pitched the entire gem without recording a strikeout. He would have liked to get one, but recently he has not been needing them.
The 35-year-old Martinez is hitting .323 with 20 home runs this season. The 26-year-old Martinez is hitting .317 with nine home runs.
In Hunter’s place, yet again, is the hot-hitting J.D. Martinez.
First a slip of the tongue — now a t-shirt.
There is a lot more to prove before people will start to believe again; but you have to start somewhere.
Joe Nathan cautions that he is not out of the woods yet, even after striking out the side in the ninth inning of a one-run game Thursday.
ESPN’s Keith Law Comes Down Hard On Ausmus, Calls His Remark ‘Nauseating,’ Apology ‘Doesn’t Unsay It’
He wrote that Ausmus’ remark showed a lack of empathy and that he does not know “what kind of psychopath you have to be to even think about joking about beating your wife.”