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Category: ‘Injuries’

Updating Two Injuries to Detroit Tigers’ J.D. Martinez and Alfredo Simon
August 2nd, 2015 at 10:31 AM
J.D. Martinez fouled a ball off his leg on Saturday night and immediately crumpled over in pain. With it, the Detroit Tigers' season hung in the balance. ***VIDEO1*** Without Martinez for a long stretch, a tough week would have gotten worse. The Tigers would have lost yet another star after sending three...

With Miguel Cabrera Heading to the Disabled List, Alex Avila Becomes the Next Man Up
July 4th, 2015 at 2:24 PM
After Friday night's much-needed win, the Detroit Tigers were feeling good until they learned the news about slugger Miguel Cabrera. ***VIDEO1*** Cabrera, who injured his calf while running the bases, will miss six weeks with a grade three calf strain. He, like Justin Verlander before him, will hit the 15 day disabled...

A Healthy Bruce Rondon is a Major X-Factor for Detroit Tigers’ Needy Bullpen
June 26th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Amid all the negative things that happened Thursday afternoon during the Detroit Tigers' loss to the Chicago White Sox, it might have been hard to remember the biggest shining positive. ***VIDEO1*** So, while the Tigers made several mental mistakes on the base paths and at the plate, watched a struggling reliever blow...

Victor Martinez Beginning Road Back for Detroit Tigers with Rehab Stint in Toledo
June 13th, 2015 at 3:14 PM
DETROIT --- Victor Martinez has been seen as the missing link for a hot and cold Detroit Tigers' lineup, and if all goes well, that won't be the case for much longer. ***VIDEO1*** Martinez will begin a four game rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo beginning Sunday afternoon in Pawtucket and will continue...

Justin Verlander Pushing for Detroit Tigers’ Return While Bruce Rondon Struggles
June 7th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
Unlike his last start, Justin Verlander showed some signs of being his old self again Saturday night while pitching for the Toledo Mud Hens. ***VIDEO1*** Verlander struck out nine batters while pitching into the sixth inning of Toledo's eventual 6-1 loss to the Columbus Clippers. After accepting a ball from a dinosaur...

Detroit Tigers Could Get Victor Martinez, Alex Avila and Justin Verlander Back Soon
June 5th, 2015 at 10:48 AM
Early this season, injury problems have been a familiar crutch for the struggling Detroit Tigers. ***VIDEO1*** Soon, however, it appears the team might not even have that excuse to fall back on. In addition to the progressing Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon, the team could get a pair of ailing sluggers in...

Justin Verlander Struggles in Rehab Start, but Continues Progress for Detroit Tigers
May 31st, 2015 at 7:58 PM
Considering the bad luck the Detroit Tigers have seen with rehab starts early this year, it was likely hard for the team to be too dismayed by what Justin Verlander accomplished on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** Facing live batters for the first time since spring training in March, Verlander got knocked around a...

Detroit Tigers’ Offense Could Be Struggling Mostly Due to Lack of Victor Martinez
May 30th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
Sometimes, it's easy to comprehend why a team is struggling to score runs in baseball despite the relative power of their lineup. ***VIDEO1*** Fundamentals are always key, as is focus during at-bats. But the Detroit Tigers are dealing with issues in all of those places while trying to overcome a key injury...

Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander Dominates Simulated Game; Inching Toward Return
May 26th, 2015 at 9:51 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers have been beaten down by injuries lately, they have to be encouraged by the recovery of Justin Verlander. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, prior to the Tigers' battle with the Oakland Athletics, Verlander pitched a simulated game against his teammates and was on point, going 4.1 solid innings and allowing...

MRI Reveals No Structural Damage for Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias; Kyle Lobstein to DL
May 24th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
DETROIT --- For some reason, be it his execution on the field or calm personality, Jose Iglesias has a black injury cloud that seems to follow him every day. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the Detroit Tigers' shortstop had another scare when he bumped knees with massive Houston Astros' first baseman Chris Carter on the...

Detroit Tigers Getting Good Injury News on Justin Verlander, Bruce Rondon
May 20th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
Recently, the Detroit Tigers have seen their lineup bitten the injury bug. Just as fast as that has happened, however, the pitching staff has quietly started to trend in a healthier direction. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, both Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon took steps towards making their respective comebacks, and the signs were very encouraging...

Victor Martinez Set to Embark on Most Critical Recovery Period of His Career
May 19th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
DETROIT --- It took a while for the Detroit Tigers to announce, but Victor Martinez is officially heading to the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation. ***VIDEO1*** Martinez had been in a state of on-again, off-again pain and frustration regarding his knee ever since starting the season. He injured the knee...

Victor Martinez Seeming Destined for Disabled List as Tyler Collins Joins Detroit Tigers
May 19th, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Even after taking a series off, Victor Martinez still didn't look right. That much was clear on Monday night, and the Detroit Tigers might finally be compelled to make a move designed to help him out. ***VIDEO1*** Left-handed outfielder Tyler Collins was promoted from Triple-A Toledo Tuesday. That news was first reported...

Was Shane Greene’s Elbow Discomfort Caused by Batting? If So, It’s Another Argument for NL DH
May 16th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
Early in 2015, the Detroit Tigers have had all kinds of problems keeping pitchers healthy. ***VIDEO1*** So when Shane Greene had to depart Friday night's win over the St. Louis Cardinals early with a mild ulnar neuritis---or tingling sensation in the fingers stemming from the elbow region---there were likely many nervous moments...

Alex Avila Will Avoid Surgery on Knee, Preparing Him for Uncertain Return in 2015
May 14th, 2015 at 9:57 AM
Wednesday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers had an announcement to make about the recovery of injured catcher Alex Avila. ***VIDEO1*** Instead of pursuing surgery, Avila will begin a treatment program for his injured knee. The decision was made thanks to a determination by a doctor at the DMC, and was revealed just hours...

Jose Iglesias Held Out of Lineup for Fourth Game in a Row with Groin Tightness
May 10th, 2015 at 6:38 PM
The Detroit Tigers are trying to buy some extra time for Jose Iglesias to rest his ailing groin. ***VIDEO1*** As a result, the team is holding Iglesias out for the fourth day in a row as the Tigers get set to take on the Kansas City Royals on Sunday Night Baseball. Starting...

Detroit Tigers Injury Notes: Alex Avila to Disabled List; David Price Dinged Up
May 9th, 2015 at 11:27 AM
Though the Detroit Tigers enjoyed an exhilarating come-from-behind 6-5 victory on Friday night over the Kansas City Royals to catapult them back into first place, it didn't come without a bit of a cost. ***VIDEO1*** Saturday, the team announced that catcher Alex Avila would be placed on the 15 day disabled list...

Kyle Lobstein’s Success Allows Detroit Tigers to Take Time with Justin Verlander
May 8th, 2015 at 10:09 AM
On Thursday afternoon, Kyle Lobstein picked up his third victory of the year in solid and fairly significant fashion. ***VIDEO1*** Lobstein pitched into the eighth inning of Detroit's 4-1 victory against the Chicago White Sox, and was the reason Detroit was able to leave town feeling good. Lobstein only allowed five total...

Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander Cleared to Throw; Should Begin Progression Slowly
May 7th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
Wednesday, in the hours before their nighttime loss to the Chicago White Sox, the Detroit Tigers did get some very good news. ***VIDEO1*** Injured ace Justin Verlander has finally been cleared to begin throwing after a clean MRI. Considering he has been raring to go for some time, prior to the game,...

Detroit Tigers Start Andrew Romine, Allowing Jose Iglesias Time to Rest Groin
May 5th, 2015 at 7:39 PM
Detroit Tigers' shortstop Jose Iglesias has a new ailment, but it has nothing to do with his previously injured shins. ***VIDEO1*** Iglesias has a tight groin, and starting in his place will be Andrew Romine as the Tigers open up a three game series against the Chicago White Sox. Previously, Iglesias was...