Digging The Long Ball: Arizona's Martinez Hits 4 Home Runs [VIDEO]Hall of Famers Willie Mays, Lou Gehrig and Mike Schmidt did it. So did All-Star sluggers Josh Hamilton, Carlos Delgado and Gil Hodges.
Yes, Al Avila Got Fair Return In Deadline DealsMartinez is a fine player. So is Wilson. But neither was truly the ideal trade chip.
J.D. Martinez Hits First Home Run As A Member Of The Diamondbacks [VIDEO]J.D. Martinez's time as an Arizona Diamondback started a little rough.
Avila To Critics: "You Can't Have It Both Ways"No one said a rebuild would be fun but plenty acknowledged it was necessary. 
Martinez Hurts Hand, Diamondbacks Fall To Reds 4-3 In 11 J.D. Martinez couldn't stop his swing and get out of the way of an inside pitch.
Is Avila Being Judged Unfairly For Martinez Trade?Before Avila can be fairly judged on his return for Martinez, there needs to be a precedent set in this year's trade market.
For Martinez And Avila, Inevitable Conclusion No Easier To Accept"My mom, I can’t even deal with her," Martinez said late last month. "Oh my gosh, she’s the worst thing ever with Google alerts."
Martinez Leaves Door Open For Return To Tigers"Like I said, I love Detroit. I’d love to finish my career here."
Dissecting Tigers' Return For J.D., Including Third Baseman Of FutureSo -- who exactly are these prospects coming the Tigers' way? Let's take a look. 
J.D. Martinez Pulled With Lower Back Tightness, Not TradedMany began to speculate that Martinez was traded when he was pulled from Monday night's game against the Royals.
Avila Says Tigers Might Stay Course: "We Don't Have To Make Moves"He threw more cold water on the Tigers' trade outlook on Monday, downplaying the idea that he is compelled to cut payroll.
Insider: Verlander, J.D. Martinez Trades Make SenseJon Heyman of FanRag Sports included both Verlander and Martinez in his most recent piece titled "9 trades that make sense at the deadline."

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