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17 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Astros play longball in win over AL West leading Aa s

Chris Carter's 3-run home run in the 3rd inning gave the Astros a 3-2 lead. The SOS calls finally went through and the Astros' most powerful artillery arrived Monday, when the Astros ripped four home runs in a 7-3 win over the A's - three of them in a span of four batters in the sixth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Marc Krauss, Dan Otero, Jon Singleton

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Unpredictable Tigers looking like a postseason crapshoot

Feel free to wonder if the Tigers will be any different Sept. 28, when they finish their regular season against the Twins at Comerica Park, than they are today, or than they have been during a maddeningly inconsistent four months when they have been as much a yo-yo as a first-place club.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Doug Fister, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Victor Martinez, Alex Avila

Sat Jul 26, 2014

U.S.S. Mariner

Game 104, Orioles at Mariners

Well that was frustrating. The M's made Kevin Gausman look incredible, and they couldn't convert several chances to knock a run in, forcing the game to extra innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Kevin Gausman, Brian Matusz, Bud Norris, L.J Hoes

Fri Jul 25, 2014

USA Today

For Astros, 'bad luck' sets back master plan

Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow calls it "a run of bad luck.' ' If so, somebody wearing Astros jersey No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, American League, American League Central

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Baseball Prospectus

Going Yard: J.D. Martinez Gets A Degree In Hitting by Ryan Parker

Ignore all that. Martinez's success is real. It's not a fluke. It's a result of a self-driven process that turned the formerly floundering Astro into a baseball-bashing Tiger.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers' top five scoring outputs this season

Wednesday's win at Arizona was the ninth time the Tigers have scored in double figures in a game this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Nick Castellanos, Eugenio Suarez

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Detroit News

Hard to say if J.D. Martinez's season with Tigers is a fluke or the real deal

With a new swing, a new coaching staff and a new team that knows how to succeed, J.D. Martinez, 26, has flourished in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brennan Boesch

Sat Jul 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Madden: Players who helped their clubs but were left out of All-Star Game

It's safe to say that these players, many of whom were not on anyone's radar in spring training, need to have comparable performances over the second half if their teams are going to make it to the postseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Matt Adams, Anthony Rendon, Ryan Zimmerman

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Deep Left Field

Series Preview: Cleveland Indians

The second half of the season kicks off Friday with a four game set in Detroit, and by all rights it's a whole new season for the Cleveland Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Andy Dirks, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, American League, Miguel Cabrera

Houston Press

Houston Astros: Three Things to Watch in the Second Half of the Season

The Astros return to action out of the All Star break tonight, journeying to Chicago to take on the Chicago White Sox.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, George Springer

BleacherReport

3 Trades That Could Get the Boston Red Sox Back into the Race

While the postseason is not completely out of the realm of possibility, it is going to take an extraordinary amount of good fortune for the Red Sox to contend down the stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Christian Vazquez, Andy Dirks, American League Central

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Tigers' J.D. Martinez made changes, gets big results

You know what they say: One man's suspension can be another man's inspiration. OK, maybe they don't say that, but it starts to explain why J.D. Martinez is ripping the cover off the ball for the Tigers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Jason Castro

Detroit Tigers

Tigers still World Series contenders after first half

The squad that started out 27-12 looked like the best team in baseball, sweeping its way through Baltimore and Boston while looking like Zubaz-clad road warriors.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Brad Ausmus, Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez

Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel: How a change in swing turned Tigers' J.D. Martinez into a prodigious hitter

J.D. Martinez is hitting .346 with 13 home runs, 43 RBIs and 17 doubles in 55 games for the Tigers so far this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Jason Castro

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sports Media 101

J.D. Martinez's Defense Helps Close Out First Half for Detroit Tigers

Tigers 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Detroit Tigers as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Detroit News

J.D. Martinez showing Tigers he's got the write stuff

With the music blasting in the Tigers clubhouse late Wednesday afternoon, and most of his teammates hitting the showers or grabbing a quick bite to eat before heading to the airport for the coming trip to Kansas City, J.D. Martinez sat in front of his locker - still in uniform - and grabbed a well-worn notebook and a pen.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Andy Dirks, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bless You Boys

Victor Martinez remains sidelined, All-Star Game in jeopardy

Victor Martinez remains sidelined by soreness in his side and may not play at all this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Brad Ausmus

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers' J.D. Martinez powers his way into regular lineup

Even after a hot hitting streak, it's tough for a hitter to feel comfortable in the starting lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Austin Jackson

The Detroit News

Tigers' J.D. Martinez powers his way into regular lineup

Detroit -- Even after a hot hitting streak, it's tough for a hitter to feel comfortable in the starting lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Victor Martinez, Austin Jackson

MLive.com

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Patrick McCoy (hamstring) goes on 15-day DL; Ian Krol activated

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Ian Krol has been activated from the disabled list after missing time with left shoulder inflammation.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Baseball Players, Ian Krol, Desmond Jennings, Miguel Cabrera

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