J.D. Martinez

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers gets ready to bat during the fourth inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 14, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Indians 6-4.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Is The Man And Should Be Paid Accordingly [BLOG]

On Friday night in the bottom of fourth inning the Tigers had a man on second base and one out in a 1-1 game against the Cleveland Indians.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 19:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his solo home run with teammate Nick Castellanos #9 as he makes his way back to the dugout during the eighth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez On Pitch At His Head: ‘It Just Doesn’t Look Right In That Situation’

“A lot of the veteran guys said I was even a lot cooler than I should have been about it,” J.D. Martinez said Wednesday.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 5: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers makes the catch on a fly ball hit by Ryan Hanigan of the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning  at Comerica Park on July 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend

Champ: J.D. Martinez for stepping in for Victor Martinez and continuing his hot stretch. Chump: Michael Wilbon for bashing on Detroit after the fans booed Justin Verlander.

97.1 The Ticket–07/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 9:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Dodgers from second base on a single by Nick Castellanos during the four inning of an interleague game at Comerica Park on July 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Hunter Has Not Seen A Start Like That Of J.D. Martinez ‘Since Trout And Miguel’

The numbers speak for themselves. Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez now has 42 hits in his last 30 games.

CBS Detroit–07/10/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 01:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a two-run home run to left field scoring Ian Kinsler #3 during the sixth inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on July 1, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Discusses Factors In His Recent Success At The Plate

Martinez said his spot in the order has given his production a serious boost.

CBS Detroit–07/02/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 21: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers after Martinez hit a solo home run during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Victor Martinez Scratched From Lineup With Soreness In Back, Side

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.

CBS Detroit–06/30/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 20: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a three run home run during the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on June 20, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Continues To Rake; Victor Martinez Wonders How Astros Let Him Go

One might wonder how the Astros let the 26-year-old Martinez get away.

CBS Detroit–06/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 15: Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers scores the game winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on the J.D. Martinez #28 sacrifice fly to right field during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on June 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Torii Hunter Left Off Lineup Again, Expected To Return Wednesday

In Hunter’s place, yet again, is the hot-hitting J.D. Martinez.

CBS Detroit–06/24/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2:  J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run double in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 2, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez Named American League Player Of The Week

Martinez batted .444 with three doubles, four homers, 11 RBI and six runs scored in seven games to grab his first-career weekly honor.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2014

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