J.D. Martinez named Tigers player of the month

DETROIT (WXYZ) - J.D.Martinez was named Tigers player of the month of June on Wednesday.

Martinez hit .345 with 12 runs scored, nine doubles, seven home runs and 21 RBI in the month of June. Martinez was tied for third in the American League in home runs during June, tied for fourth in RBI and tied for seventh in doubles.

Martinez was also named AL player of the week, the first weekly honor for any Tiger of the season. Martinez batted .444 (12-for-27) with three doubles, four homers, 11 RBI and six runs scored in seven games. Martinez also had the longest hit streak of his career of 14 games during the month of June.

Martinez is currently batting .318 with 10 home runs and 34 RBI.

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