The news broke after an MRI revealed the injury was suffered during a conditioning workout. Martinez was one of the Tigers' best hitters in 2011, batting .330 with 12 home runs and 103 RBI. He contributed to the third-best offense in the majors and helped the team win an AL Central title.
With the free-agent market dwindling down to a few good players left, the Tigers will have to jump on one of the available options they have to replace Martinez.
Here's the best offensive players left that could possibly come close to matching Martinez's output.