Victor Martinez

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 4: Right fielder Tyler Collins #18 of the Detroit Tigers runs into the wall chasing down a fly ball hit by Michael Brantley #23 of the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning at Progressive Field on September 4, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Collins On Call-Up To Tigers: ‘I Feel Like I Belong Here’

“Hopefully I can stick this time and show them that I can play,” Collins said before Tuesday’s game, in which he had a hit and a walk.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 11: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on April 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Placing Victor Martinez On DL: ‘It Wasn’t Victor’s Choice’

Designated hitter Victor Martinez did not want to go on the disabled list. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus overruled him Monday night.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 20: Designated hitter Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers scores the game winning run during the seventh inning of the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Yankees 2-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Place Victor Martinez On 15-Day Disabled List

Martinez had been battling soreness in the knee for some time. He underwent surgery on it before the season after tearing his meniscus.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 1: Tyler Collins hits a three-run home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Tigers defeated the Indians 12-1. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Calling Up Tyler Collins

In 18 games for the Tigers last season, Collins had a batting average of .250 and an on-base percentage of .280.

CBS Detroit–05/19/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 11: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI single during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on April 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Plan In Place To Get Victor Martinez Healthy; Tigers Have Considered All Possibilities

“We’re going to try and get this thing fixed or healed, hopefully, and still have the ability to play him,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 11: Head athletic trainer Kevin Rand, left, helps Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers leave the game after an apparent injury during the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on April 11, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Victor Martinez Held Out Of Lineup, Will Be Back In Saturday

“I just wanted to give him one more day off the left side,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Friday morning.

CBS Detroit–04/17/2015

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Swag: Players Show Off Style In Group Selfie On Their Way To Cleveland

Fresh off their dominating sweep of the Minnesota Twins, an Instagram photo posted on Anibal Sanchez’ account Friday is hitting it out of the park on the dapper front.

04/10/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Victor Martinez #41 is congratulated by Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers after he scored on an RBI double by J.D. Martinez #28 in the ninth inning during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Martinez Reflects On Return From Injury, Excited To Be Back For Opening Day

When designated hitter Victor Martinez tore the medial meniscus in his left knee in February, he knew he might have to miss Opening Day

CBS Detroit–04/06/2015

Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his double in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cabrera, Martinez And Cespedes Homer For Tigers In Win

Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered for the Detroit Tigers in 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2015

Victor Martinez is going to have an interesting winter as a free agent.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Trainer Kevin Rand: Victor Martinez Could Be Wearing Knee Brace For Rest Of His Career

“I have a feeling that we may be looking to protect him a little bit,” Rand said. “We’ll see how rehab goes and see where it takes us.”

CBS Detroit–02/10/2015

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