Houston Astros
2015 Avg.
.262
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  J.D. Martinez
Born  8/21/1987
Height  6-3
Weight  220
Number  28
Position  LF
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/19/2015 9:47:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez had an RBI-single in the first as Detroit took and early lead, but Milwaukee scored the final eight runs of the game as the Brewers beat the Tigers, 8-1, on Tuesday.
Insight: Martinez was 1-for-3 with the RBI-single in the game. He is hitting .260 with eight home runs and 18 RBI in 146 at-bats this season.
 
5/13/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez went 2-for-2 in the loss to the Twins on Wednesday. He did, however, leave the game with lower back tightness.
Insight: Martinez left in the sixth inning. Consider him day-to-day. Martinez is hitting .236 with seven home runs and 16 RBI this season.
 
5/13/2015 10:25:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is back in Thursday's lineup, at DH, after leaving early Wednesday.
Insight: Martinez left in the sixth inning with lower back tightness. He is hitting .236 with seven home runs and 16 RBI this season.
 
5/2/2015 3:43:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is getting the day off on Saturday.
Insight: Martinez is just 8-for-39 over his past 10 games, so some rest could do him good. Anthony Gose will start in center with Rajai Davis getting the call in right.
 
4/25/2015 10:45:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is 5-for-11 with a home run against Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer.
Insight: Martinez is hitting just .279, but has already blasted five homers this season with an .869 OPS. Make sure he's in your lineup for this favorable matchup.
 
4/14/2015 11:31:00 AM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is hitless in 10 at-bats against Pirates starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Martinez is off to one of the best starts in the AL with a league-leading four homers and nine RBI, but be wary of this unfavorable matchup.
 
4/12/2015 4:32:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez hit his third home run of the season on Sunday against the Indians.
Insight: Martinez was 3-for-5 in the series finale versus Cleveland. He had a two-RBI single in the second and then smashed a solo home run in the ninth. Martinez went 4-for-15 in the series.
 
4/9/2015 8:01:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez smacked his second homer of the season.
Insight: He went 2-for-4 with three RBI, and is now hittng .308 through three games early on this season.
 
3/5/2015 6:01:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez went 3-for-3 versus the Braves on Thursday.
Insight: Martinez was great last season, slashing .315/.358/.553. It does, however, seem unlikely that he will maintain those numbers, and it also seems possible that he moves from fifth to sixth in the lineup with Yoenis Cespedes batting fifth. If owners can get him in a middle-round, by all means draft Martinez, but don't expect him to hit .300 again.
 
10/3/2014 4:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez hits second homer in as many days.
Insight: He took Orioles' starter Wei-Yin Chen deep in the fourth inning, for a three-run shot. Martinez has two hits thus far, in the ALDS, both being homers. After producing 23 home runs and 76 RBI during the regular season, Martinez has picked up right where he left off.
 
10/2/2014 9:35:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez hit the second half of the back-to-back homers Detroit clubbed in the second inning.
Insight: He followed Victor Martinez for his first homerun of the postseason. Martinez will look to keep it going, as Detroit looks to pull even in Game 2, on Friday.
 
9/14/2014 11:48:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 with a home run to give Detroit the lead in the top of the ninth on Tuesday against the Twins.
Insight: Martinez hit a three-run bomb in the ninth off Twins closer Glen Perkins as the Tigers took a 3-2 lead. Unfortunately for Detroit, Joe Nathan blew his seventh save of the season and Minnesota won, 4-3. The home run was Martinez's 23rd of the season, and he also has 75 RBI while batting .313.
 
9/14/2014 6:56:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez was 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI-single to help the Tigers defeat the Indians, 6-4, on Sunday
Insight: Martinez hit a solo home run in the fourth, which is his 22nd homer of the year. Martinez then hit his RBI-single in the sixth. The outfielder is batting .305/.350/.557 with 71 RBI in 393 at-bats.
 
9/12/2014 10:45:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez was 2-for-4 with a triple, home run and four RBI against Cleveland on Friday.
Insight: Martinez's home run was his 21st of the season. He has been a pleasant surprise to both the Tigers and fantasy owners, hitting .305 with 69 RBI to go along with his 21 dingers. Martinez also supports a .900 OPS.
 
Hot9/1/2014 8:15:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a walk Monday at Cleveland.
Insight: Martinez struggled coming out of the All-Star break, but he's gone 29-for-89 (.326) with eight doubles, three home runs and 12 RBI in his last 22 games.
 
Hot8/27/2014 3:34:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez has batted .380 (19-for-50) with five doubles, two homers and seven RBI in his last 12 games.
Insight: Martinez hit .193 with two homers and eight RBI in his first 83 at-bats after the All-Star break, but he's back on track. The former Houston Astros outfielder has come out of nowhere to hit .312 with 17 homers, 58 RBI and a .912 OPS in just 321 at-bats.
 
8/14/2014 12:59:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is back in the lineup after getting Wednesday off.
Insight: The move from Houston to Detroit has been great for Martinez's career. He's batting .299 with 15 HR, 51 RBI, 35 runs and an .896 OPS.
 
7/31/2014 6:53:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs Thursday against the White Sox.
Insight: Martinez went 4-for-30 (.133) with 10 Ks in his first nine games after the All-Star break, but he's gone 5-for-10 with a triple, a homer, two walks and three RBI in the last three games.
 
Cold7/25/2014 7:29:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is back in the lineup Friday after missing the past two games due to a quad injury.
Insight: Martinez took a .346 average, 13 homers and 43 RBI over 188 at-bats into the All-Star break, but he's gone 3-for-20 (.150) since the break.
 
7/23/2014 8:50:00 PM
Description: Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez missed Wednesday's game due to a quad injury, according to mlive.com.
Insight: Martinez took a .346 average, 13 homers and 43 RBI over 188 at-bats into the All-Star break, but he's gone 3-for-20 (.150) since the break.