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Victor Martinez's 13-Game Hitting Streak Ends On Day He's Named AL Player Of The Week

The Tigers had their winning streak snapped tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-2, and a big reason for that was the cooling of Victor Martinez's scorching hot bat, which turned in an 0-for-4 tonight. In the first inning, Martinez -- who has seemingly gotten a hit in every at bat since coming off the DL, especially with runners in scoring position -- grounded into an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded. Martinez left two more runners on base in his other three outs.

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Earlier today, Martinez was named the American League Player of the Week, during which he hit an AL-leading .579/.652/1.757 (11-for-19) with four doubles, two home runs, four walks and 11 RBIs. Over the course of his 13-game hitting streak, Martinez hit .468/.528/1.252 with two home runs, six doubles, and 15 RBIs. The Tigers were also an MLB-best 11-2 during that streak. 

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Martinez is hitting .415 (17-for-41) with two home runs, five doubles, with four walks, and 14 RBIs since coming off the DL on May 4 (including tonight's 0-for-4).