Victor Martinez News Archive
Martinez hit a two-run homer in Monday's win over the Astros.
Martinez is not in the lineup Thursday for the second straight play.
Martinez still hopes to be able to play catcher for a few games this season, the Detroit Free Press reports.
Martinez is out of the Tigers' lineup Tuesday in Washington.
Martinez will be relegated to pinch-hitting duties in the two-game series with the Nationals beginning Monday, MLive.com reports.
Martinez went 2-for-6 with a home run and four RBI in Saturday's blowout win over the Astros.
With two interleague games on the road against the Nationals next week, Martinez could see extra time on the bench.
Martinez was 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two runs scored, and two RBI as Detroit blasted the Braves 10-0 Friday night.