In 34 games before going on the disabled list, Martinez had a .216 batting average and a .308 on-base percentage.
“I’m only focused on playing baseball, doing the best I can to help the team,” Cespedes said, “but I would like to stay here in Detroit.”
Ausmus said it has gotten to the point where managers do not know what to expect when they challenge a play, whereas last season teams had a reasonable idea of whether they would win a challenge.
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Cespedes was in the bathroom – and thus, late to return to the field – because he was sick to his stomach and needed to throw up.
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“I think if it holds the way it is, Major League Baseball, their hand’s going to be forced to make adjustments,” Verlander said Monday.
Anibal Sanchez was outstanding for a second straight start, throwing a two-hit shutout to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 6-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Cincinnati right-hander Jon Moscot chased Anthony Gose all the way back to second and went diving forward to apply the tag, then was slow getting up.
First baseman Eric Hosmer still leads Miguel Cabrera by close to half a million votes.