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Victor Martinez

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  • Teixeira hurts pinkie as Yankees trump Tigers 5-1

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira knew he was safe on a close play at the plate. Then he saw what his left pinkie finger looked like, and the first baseman, along with the rest of the New York Yankees, feared the worst....
  • Tigers beat Yankees on Avila's homer in 12th

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Torii Hunter had two nerve-wracking events in the late innings Tuesday: waiting for the X-rays on his injured left hand and waiting to see which one of his teammates would deliver the game-winning...
  • Avila's homer lifts Tigers over Yankees in Price's first start for Detroit

    NEW YORK David Price made his Detroit Tigers debut Tuesday night. He did not make his Yankee Stadium debut. He's pitched well in the Bronx over the years. And he did again Tuesday, showing the mound presence and arsenal the Tigers coveted. The newest...
  • Chamberlain looks back on days with Yankees

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The first thing a Yankees fan might notice about Joba Chamberlain besides the olde English "D" on his hat is the heavy beard on his face. That was a topic along with his...
  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away. With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
  • Ailing Rockies are beginning to heal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Colorado Rockies - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Give Walt Weiss a checkmark on the good side of the managerial ledger. Not once during the Detroit Tigers' three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies did the young manager...
  • Tigers' Avila proves adaptable at plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- Alex Avila is all about adjusting to changing circumstances. Why else would he shift from corner infielder to catching entering his junior year at Alabama? They asked, he...
  • Game roundup: Bumgarner, Giants shut down Mets

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: adds Yankees-Red Sox; final update; will stand Game roundup: Bumgarner, Giants shut down Mets NEW YORK -- Left-hander Madison Bumgarner threw a two-hit shutout Sunday afternoon, and Hunter Pence hit two homers...
  • Martinez, Sanchez lead Tigers past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange By Rich Shook, The Sports Xchange Martinez, Sanchez lead Tigers past Rockies DETROIT -- Victor Martinez has clearly returned to health. Detroit's designated hitter/first baseman entered the weekend with a healthy batting average but...
  • Anibal Sanchez sharp as Tigers blank Rockies, 4-0

    DETROIT The Tigers have had tremendous starting pitching since David Price was obtained, and Price hasn't even pitched yet. Anibal Sanchez continued the trend Sunday. He blanked Colorado on two hits over his seven innings, walked none and struck out 12...
  • Recap: Tigers 4, Rockies 0

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tigers 4, Rockies 0 Tigers 4, Rockies 0: Anibal Sanchez struck out a season-high 12 in seven dominant innings and Victor Martinez clubbed a three-run homer for the second straight day as host Detroit completed a three-game...