Having friendly competition is never a bad thing.
The mid summer classic, better known to most as the MLB All-Star game, will be played on Tuesday evening.
The numbers speak for themselves. Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez now has 42 hits in his last 30 games.
One observation I’ve made about the Detroit Tigers these past few years is that this team is truly like one big family.
In Hunter’s place, yet again, is the hot-hitting J.D. Martinez.
In the month of June, few hitters have been hotter than 26-year-old Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez.
The 38-year-old Hunter has played in 60 of 66 games this season, hitting .266 with nine homers and 35 RBIs for the Tigers.
Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.
“I made love to my wife the other night and I caught a cramp in my hamstring and I actually put my leg out and kept performing, there’s no excuse.”
Hill does have another option, having committed to play at the University of Oregon, but he sounded sold on going pro.