Will Yoder
Wednesday January 18th, 2012

Detroit Tigers slugger Victor Martinez is expected to miss the entirety of the 2012 season with a torn ACL, according to a tweet from Major League Baseball.

[tweet https://twitter.com/MLB/status/159371031394521088 align='center']

Martinez, 32, reportedly injured himself while conditioning.

Last year the four-time All-Star hit .330/.380/.470 with 12 home runs and 103 RBI in his first year with Detroit. The year prior he had hit .302/.351/.493 with 20 home runs and 79 RBI for the Boston Red Sox. Martinez Is currently in the midst of a four-year, $50 million deal he signed with the Tigers in November of 2010.

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