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MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 27:  Jhonny Peralta #27 and Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 27, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Avila On Peralta’s Return: ‘Life’s Too Short To Hold Grudges’

Avila said he has no idea what reaction Peralta’s return to Comerica Park will elicit from fans, but he hopes it will be a favorable one.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a win of the game against the Minnesota Twins on September 25, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers clinched the American League Central Division title with a 1-0 win over the Twins. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Verlander On Not Starting Game One: ‘You Put Your Ego Aside’

In 2011 or 2012, no one would have ever thought to question whether Justin Verlander, in 2011 the most dominant pitcher and in 2012 still one of the best, would be the number one starter for the playoffs.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2013

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Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump Of The Weekend 9-18-13

Champ: Alex Avila for stepping up his play as of late and looks like a starting catcher again.

97.1 The Ticket–09/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 17:  Jose Alvarez #52 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after getting the final out of the eighth inning while playing the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park on September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 6-2.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bolstered Bullpen Peaking As Tigers Head Toward Postseason

After significant shuffling and several additions, the bullpen looks ready for postseason play – just in time. Is the worrying over?

CBS Detroit–09/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 14: Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home by Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning to end the game at Comerica Park on September 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Royals defeated the Tigers 1-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Talks Possibilities Of Peralta For Postseason, Scherzer For Cy Young

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.

CBS Detroit–09/17/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 5: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a three run home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 5, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Alex Avila Records Four Hits

Tigers catcher Alex Avila had a four-hit night during a 9-1 win at Chicago Tuesday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 01: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander Continues Trying To Find Rhythm, Get Back To Form

Verlander looked like his old self Sunday, prompting hopes that he is back on the right track.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 5: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a three run home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 5, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Alex Avila Returns To Tigers After Rehab Stint

After four games with the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens, catcher Alex Avila is on his way back to the Detroit Tigers.

CBS Detroit–08/27/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 14: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on July 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Says Martinez Could Catch In New York Series

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.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out and makes a comment to home plate umpire James Hoye during the ninth inning of game one of a double header against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Pena, Cabrera Get Dinged Up In Opener Against Twins

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.

CBS Detroit–08/21/2013

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