The Detroit Tigers have placed DH Victor Martinez on the 10-Day DL with an irregular heartbeat for the 2nd time this season.
Martinez, 38 is hitting .255 this season with 10 HR’s and 47 RBI’s. The Team has Recalled Outfielder JaCoby Jones from Triple-A Toledo less then 24 hours after he was demoted there.
With Cabrera facing suspension no one knows who will step in as the DH in V-Mart’s absence it could be a mixture of Nicholas Castellanos, Justin Upton even John Hicks.
Victor Martinez does not have an Insurance Policy in his contract if he does not get cleared to return the Tigers do not have to pay the rest of his $21-million left in his contract.
Jones, 25 the Native of Chickasha, Oklahoma is starting one of his many stints with the Tigers this year. Jones just has not been able to find it in the Big Leagues this year, batting .175 (11 for 63) with 1 HR (Hit on Opening Day off Jose Quintana) and 6 RBI’s
With the heart problems this year everyone is wondering is this it for 38 year old Victor Martinez? Just like every other Tigers fan we wish Martinez the best on his journey to get healthy again.
In a corresponding move, the #Tigers have recalled OF JaCoby Jones from Triple A Toledo.
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 27, 2017