Champ: Alex Avila for stepping up his play as of late and looks like a starting catcher again.
After significant shuffling and several additions, the bullpen looks ready for postseason play – just in time. Is the worrying over?
If Peralta cannot play left field, Leyland told Stoney and Bill on 97.1 The Ticket, Peralta, who was given a 50-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, will likely not be on the playoff roster.
Tigers catcher Alex Avila had a four-hit night during a 9-1 win at Chicago Tuesday.
Verlander looked like his old self Sunday, prompting hopes that he is back on the right track.
After four games with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens, catcher Alex Avila is on his way back to the Detroit Tigers.
The last few weeks have been a little rough on those behind the plate for the Detroit Tigers, so designated hitter Victor Martinez could be returning to the catcher spot this weekend.
The Detroit Tigers lost their game against the Minnesota Twins Monday, and they also saw a couple of their players get a little banged up.
Thursday he took a foul tip to the side of the head, and when he reported dizziness, the Tigers removed him from the game.
Detroit catcher Alex Avila has been taken to a hospital and is being tested for a possible concussion after leaving the Tigers’ game against Cleveland on Thursday.