Detroit Tigers All-Time All-Stars
Jul 6, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez (41) singles against the Seattle Mariners during the sixth inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
We have often talked on Motor City Bengals this year that the Detroit Tigers’ lineup with and without Victor Martinez is like night and day.
He is finally look like the players that almost became the first designated hitter to win the MVP award last season. At the age of 35, Victor had a career year in 2014, posting 32 homers, 33 doubles and 103 RBIs. He was tops in baseball with a .974 OPS and intentional walks with 28.
When healthy, Martinez has produced. He made an immediate impact his first year in Detroit, hitting .330 and driving in over 100 runs in 2011. He helped turn an underachieving team into a division winner by 15 games.
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