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SEE IT: J.D. Martinez returns to Tigers in style: slams home run in first at-bat since June 16

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Posted at 9:30 PM, Aug 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 11:53:33-04

That's a heck of a way to make a return.

J.D. Martinez returned to the Tigers on Wednesday night, pinch-hitting during the team's game against the Chicago White Sox.

Before fans could stop cheering for his name being called to hit, Martinez took the first pitch he saw to deep left center.

It was Martinez's first at-bat since June 16.