MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 27: Joakim Soria #38 and Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate a win of the game against the Minnesota Twins on April 27, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers defeated the Twins 5-4. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Avila Will Avoid Surgery; No Immediate Timetable For Return

“I can’t give you an exact time frame, [but] it’s certainly shorter than what they expect if he’d have had surgery,” Ausmus said.

CBS Detroit–05/14/2015

Right fielder J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers singles to shallow left center field in the seventh inning scoring Detroit Tigers center fielder Rajai Davis (not in photo) to tie the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on April 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hunter, Mauer Lead Twins Past Tigers 6-2

The Tigers lost outfielder J.D. Martinez to a back injury. The team announced he had lower back tightness and is day-to-day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 12:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers is surrounded by Yoenis Cespedes #52, Angel Nesbitt #60 and Justin Verlander #35 after hitting a walk-off RBI-single in the 10th inning to defeat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 at Comerica Park on May 12, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Limited Edition Detroit Tigers Foundation Bow Tie On Sale Now

The Detroit Tigers Foundation Bow Tie is back for a second year.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2015

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - MARCH 06: David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers reacts during the second inning of the game against the New York Mets at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Price Feeling Good, Not Worried About Leg

“My last few days have been very, very, very encouraging,” Price said Wednesday at the Detroit Economic Club meeting.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 29:  Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he stands in the dugout after pitching the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on August 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Verlander Pleased After Light Bullpen Session

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander threw a light bullpen session, taking another step in his recovery from a triceps strain.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - MAY 12:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers, left, celebrates with J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers and teammates after hitting a walk-off single in the 10th inning that scored Anthony Gose to defeat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 at Comerica Park on May 12, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Did Hernan Perez Hurt Himself While Celebrating The Win Over The Twins? [VIDEO]

Does it appear to you that he may have pulled his hamstring?

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2015

Alfredo Simon #31 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during game. FILE PHOTO (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Simon Delivers Ace-Level Performance, Also Entertains With Eephus

“It might have been the best outing we’ve had from him,” Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said after Tuesday’s win over the Twins.

CBS Detroit–05/13/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after loosing his challenge of a call in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Major League Teams Relying On Shift More Often

Besides the Rockies and Diamondbacks, other teams relying on the shift more often include Detroit (on pace for 532), Cincinnati (502) and San Diego (491).

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 1:  Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals slides into home as he scores against Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the third inning on May 1, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Avila Will Get Third Opinion On Knee; No Decision On Surgery Yet

“Alex is going to see Dr. Kyle Anderson … tomorrow for another evaluation,” Ausmus said. “We should know more tomorrow.”

CBS Detroit–05/12/2015

Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers - file photo. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Kinsler’s Hit Lifts Tigers Over Twins 2-1 In 10 Innings

Ian Kinsler’s RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–05/12/2015