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Victor Martinez

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  • Bullpen top priority for Tigers in 2015

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- After three postseasons sabotaged by bad bullpens it should be no secret what the Detroit Tigers make their top priority this offseason. The Tigers are stuck with one more...
  • Tigers' Dombrowski addresses offseason plans

    "Wow," Dave Dombrowski said. "You guys must have a lot of questions." And thus started the Tigers' president and general manager's end-of-the-season news conference Tuesday afternoon at Comerica Park, a news conference that lasted about an hour and...
  • Spending helps teams get into the playoffs, but it seems to matter little in the postseason

    A warning shot by Kobe Bryant across the NBA's bow last week hinted that salary caps aren't always a perfect solution for sports leagues. Bryant was quick to call out team owners for hypocrisy after the NBA's new nine-year, $24.4 billion national TV...
  • Tigers' Dombrowski expects Ausmus to return in 2015

    Brad Ausmus will manage the Detroit Tigers in 2015. At least that is the expectation president and general manager Dave Dombrowski passed along Monday, when asked about the future of the first-year manager and his coaching staff. When asked if Ausmus...
  • Late-season tweak to swing has Royals' Eric Hosmer ready to launch

    During the month of August, as his broken right hand recuperated and the Royals soared without him, Eric Hosmer resembled a ghost inside his own clubhouse. He rarely lingered at his locker, shuttling between exercises while wearing a small cast. He joked...
  • Anthony Fenech: Tigers have a shot at title in '15 if team isn't broken up

    Let's start at the top. Detroit Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski? Gone. He once traded Doug Fister for Larry, Moe and Curly. Manager Brad Ausmus is next. Obviously. There was that one time when he pinch-hit Don Kelly for somebody...
  • Left-hander Andrew Miller fits well in back of the Orioles' dominating bullpen

    DETROIT -- As left-handed reliever Andrew Miller spoke to the media in the clubhouse hallway Sunday night after the Orioles' American League Division Series clincher in Detroit, he was interrupted by a bellow. "You did it, Andrew," said the excited...
  • Qualifying offers rise to $14.1 million

    The Sports Xchange Qualifying offers rise to $14.1 million Qualifying offers climbed to $15.3 million from $14.1 million in the last offseason for eligible free agents. The new figure, reported by the Associated Press, is what teams would need to...
  • MLB roundup: A's Hale to interview for managing jobs

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A's Hale to interview for managing jobs Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks. Hale was scheduled...
  • Qualifying offers rise to $15.3 million

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes headline Qualifying offers rise to $15.3 million Qualifying offers climbed to $15.3 million from $14.1 million in the last offseason for eligible free agents. The new figure, reported by the Associated Press, is...
  • With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series

    With 2-1 win, Orioles sweep Tigers to advance to AL Championship Series
    DETROIT -- Buck Showalter has played postseason chess several times before, and like most participants as confident as he is, he has lost more times than not. But in the Orioles’ triumphant American League Division Series sweep of the Detroit...