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Victor Martinez requires eight stitches after run-in with a bat rack

Detroit Tigers' Martinez runs bases after hitting a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in Game 3 in their MLB American League Championship Series baseball playoffs in Detroit

Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez grimaces as he rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Texas Rangers during the fourth inning of Game 3 in their MLB American League Championship Series baseball playoffs in Detroit, Michigan, October 11, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Cassese (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

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The Tigers may be Martinez-less for a day or two:

Victor Martinez sustained cut on right thumb, received stitches, day to day.

— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) April 9, 2013


The culprit:

Victor Martinez is day-to-day after cutting his right thumb on a bat rack. He received eight stitches.

— James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) April 9, 2013


If I’m Martinez, my response is “yeah, well, you should see the bat rack.”