Martinez went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in the Tigers' 7-4 loss against the Indians on Monday. Martinez had been in a slump entering Monday, hitting .214/.303/.375 in his last 15 games. It was his 22nd home run of the year, a figure that is down significantly from the career high of 38 he set last year. But Martinez's .313 batting average is much improved, up from .282 in 2015.
Martinez went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI singles in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Royals. The slugging outfielder brought home Cameron Maybin with both of his run-scoring hits, plating him to tie the score at 1-1 in the third and then driving him in to extend the Tigers' lead to 4-2 in the sixth. Martinez has three RBI over the last two games and is now hitting .269 (21-for-78) with three doubles, two homers and 11 RBI in September.
Martinez went 3-for-3 with a two-RBI single, walk and run in Friday's 4-3 victory over the Orioles. Martinez plated Jose Iglesias and Ian Kinsler in the fifth with his run-scoring hit, extending the Tigers' lead to 3-0 at the time. The slugging outfielder has torn the cover off the ball since returning from an extended DL stint in early August, with a .400/.455/.677 line that includes 12 doubles, eight homers and 19 RBI. The 29-year-old also has hits in six of his first seven games of September, and in nine of his last 10 overall.
Martinez went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two runs Sunday against the Royals. After batting .404 in August, Martinez has continued to swing the bat well in September, as he's started out 4-for-12 along with his 20th homer of the season. He currently has the highest batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage of his six-year career.
Martinez went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run in Friday's 4-2 victory over the Angels. His sixth-inning run-scoring two-bagger was particularly timely, given that it erased a 1-0 deficit. Martinez now has six two-hit efforts in his last seven games and is slashing .414/.452/.713 over 87 August at-bats.
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