Victor Martinez News Archive
Martinez (back) is out of Tigers lineup Friday, MLB.com's Jason Beck reports.
Manager Brad Ausmus said Martinez (back) would likely sit out for the entirety of the Tigers' four-game series with the Royals, Lynn Henning of the Detroit News reports.
Martinez (back) is not in the lineup Wednesday for the fourth straight day.
Martinez (back) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, Chris Iott of MLive.com reports.
Martinez (back) is not in the lineup Sunday against the Rays, Matthew Mowery of The Oakland Press reports.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Saturday regarding Martinez (back), "If push comes to shove, we can keep him down until the All-Star break. But right now, we're going to take it day-to-day," Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Martinez (back) is not in the lineup Saturday against the Rays.
Martinez (back) is unlikely to play in the final two games of the series against the Rays this weekend, the Oakland Press reports.
Martinez left Friday's game with irritation in his lower back, Steve Kornacki of FoxSportsDetroit.com reports.
Martinez is a game-time decision for Friday's contest, Matthew B. Mowery of the Oakland Press reports. "We just want to make sure that he's OK from the left side," manager Brad Ausmus said. "If he goes out there and takes batting practice, and doesn't feel right, then there could be a last-minute lineup change."