Victor Martinez

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers follows through on a ninth inning RBI base hit against the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 25, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Says Signing Martinez Is Top Priority

“We like Victor. We hope he remains with us,” Dombrowski said Tuesday at baseball’s general managers meetings. “We’ll see what happens.”

97.1 The Ticket–11/12/2014

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers watches a replay of Don Kelly #32 being forced out at third during Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Scherzer, Martinez Decline Qualifying Offers

None of the players given qualifying offers this season will accept, according to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports.

CBS Detroit–11/10/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  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)

Victor Martinez Named Top DH, Wins Silver Slugger

Martinez won his only other Silver Slugger award in 2004, when he shared the honor as the top-hitting catcher in the American League with former Tiger Iván Rodríguez.

97.1 The Ticket–11/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Victor Martinez #41 and Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after scoring runs on an error in the second inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Victor Martinez Named Finalist For American League MVP

In the AL, the MVP finalists are Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley, Detroit designated hitter Victor Martinez and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, who finished second to the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera in each of the last two votes.

97.1 The Ticket–11/05/2014

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)

Victor Martinez Named Tiger Of The Year

Victor Martinez has been selected the Tiger of the Year in voting conducted by the Detroit Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.

97.1 The Ticket–11/04/2014

(Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

9 Notable MLB Free Agents To Keep Tabs On

With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.

10/31/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 19:  Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers hits a RBI single in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals  at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Report: V-Mart Will Decline Qualifying Offer From Tigers, Pursue Four-Year Deal

In three seasons with Detroit, Martinez batted .321, hit 58 home runs, batted in 289 runs and recorded 170 walks against 155 strikeouts.

10/24/2014

Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers watches a replay of Don Kelly #32 being forced out at third during Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Not Optimistic About Scherzer Returning

“I think we probably made more of an effort to sign Max earlier in the year,” Dombrowski said, “so I don’t think your odds improve.”

CBS Detroit–10/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  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)

Report: Tigers Will Get ‘First Crack’ At Free Agent Victor Martinez

Martinez had a career year in 2014, belting 32 home runs and nearly winning the American League batting title with an average of .335.

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros walks to the on-deck circle in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on September 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Astros Change Course, Put Altuve Back In Lineup

Jose Altuve has been added to the Houston Astros’ lineup after the team reversed course on its original decision to bench him — against his wishes — in an attempt to protect his lead in the American League batting race.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2014

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