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Victor Martinez

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  • Game roundup: Ellsbury's homer lifts Yankees past Reds

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 1; later games to follow Game roundup: Ellsbury's homer lifts Yankees past Reds NEW YORK -- Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning and the New York Yankees ended a five-game home losing streak...
  • Tigers midseason report: Streaky season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH Things look bright for Detroit the remainder of the season after the Tigers entered the All-Star break with their third-largest lead to that point in the season, 6 1/2 games over the...
  • MLB's pivotal post-break players

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB's pivotal post-break players When the baseball season resumes Friday, contending teams will be fine-tuning their lineups to prepare for the stretch run, also-rans will be preparing to take a...
  • Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs

    Utley, Tanaka among MLB's first-half MVPs
    The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price. As with every season,...
  • Tigers' Cabrera not fully healthy

    The Sports Xchange Tigers' Cabrera not fully healthy Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera is not fully recovered from offseason groin surgery, he told USA Today. "There are times when I feel good, but there are always muscles that are...
  • Recap: Royals 5, Tigers 2

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Royals 5, Tigers 2 Royals 5, Tigers 2: Omar Infante delivered a tiebreaking two-run single during a five-run seventh inning and host Kansas City snapped Detroit's five-game winning streak. Justin Verlander (8-8) cruised through...
  • Porcello looks like All-Star in Tigers' win

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Porcello looks like All-Star in Tigers' win KANSAS CITY, Mo.- If Rick Porcello wasn't trying to show he belonged in the MLB All-Star Game, he did a pretty good impersonation of someone who was in...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Detroit's Hunter downplays importance of series vs. Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With two games down and two more to play in a battle between the first place Detroit and second place Kansas City, the Tigers have won the first two games, 16-4 and...
  • Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early

    Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury. Zimmerman (6-5), scheduled to participate in his second straight All-Star...
  • Sanchez shuts down Royals in Tigers' win

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Sanchez shuts down Royals in Tigers' win KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The margin was razor thin, but it was enough, as the Detroit Tigers slipped past the Kansas City Royals 2-1 in front of 31,581 on an 88-...