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Victor Martinez

Victor Jesus Martinez

Born: 12/23/1978 in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
Bats: B   Throws: R
Height: 6.2   Weight: 210 lb.
Victor Martinez of the Detroit Tigers
Tiger Years
2011 —

2011 AL Central Division Champion
2013 AL Central Division Champion
2014 AL Central Division Champion
Detroit Tigers jersey #41

PRIMARY POSITION

DH

All-Time
Tigers Ranking

#208   Champ Summers
#209   Victor Martinez
#210   Craig Monroe
All rankings

Player Bio | Stats

The greatest designated hitter to ever swing a bat for the Tigers, Victor Martinez has hit .306 in his four seasons for Detroit entering 2016. In 2014, VMart had a career-year, hitting .335 with 32 homers and 103 RBIs as he finished second in MVP voting in the American League. He is arguably the best switch-hitter the Tigers have ever had.

Career Record

YearTeam LgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
2002CLEAL123229101500320.2810.3330.40610010
2003CLEAL491591546401161113210.2890.3450.33381010
2004CLEAL14152077147381231080160690.2830.3590.4921650611
2005CLEAL1475477316733020800163780.3050.3780.475165079
2006CLEAL1535728218137016930071780.3160.3910.465273068
2007CLEAL14756278169400251140062760.3010.3740.505191001112
2008CLEAL7326630741702350024320.2780.3370.365121034
2009CLEAL993775610721115670051510.2840.3680.464112053
2009BOSAL5621132711208411024230.3360.4050.50761010
2010BOSAL1274936414932120791040520.3020.3510.493170055
2011DETAL14554076178400121031046510.3300.3800.470202076
2013DETAL1596056818236014830254620.3010.3550.4302310810
2014DETAL15156187188330321033270420.3350.4090.5651740628
2015DETAL1204403910820011640031520.2450.3010.366187078
2016DETAL1545536516022027860050900.2890.3510.476194038

Totals17336438844193638632271077776627790.3010.3660.46723046077112
Per 16216260279181360211011162732240710
DET7292699335816151096439442512970.3020.3620.465971803160

Postseason Batting Record

YearRound TeamLgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
2007ALCSCLEAL72748101300350.2960.3670.44400002
2007ALDSCLEAL41726101400130.3530.4210.58801001
2009ALDSBOSAL31102000200120.1820.2500.18200000
2011ALCSDETAL62236011200310.2730.500
2011ALDSDETAL51814001300250.2220.389
2013ALCSDETAL62248200300110.3640.4170.4551
2013ALDSDETAL52059201200020.4500.7001

Totals361371943615190011190.3140.3730.48212003

Hitting Streaks

GamesYearTeamLgFromToABHR2B3BHRRBIBBSOSB
252009BOSA//