Alex Avila

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

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 Placed On 7-Day Disabled List With Delayed Concussion Symptoms

Thursday he took a foul tip to the side of the head, and when he reported dizziness, the Tigers removed him from the game.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2013

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)

Tigers C Avila Suffers Possible Concussion

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.

97.1 The Ticket–08/09/2013

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)

Dan Dickerson Recaps The Tigers 4-2 Win Over The Indians

Ninth inning comebacks are rare in baseball. The Detroit Tigers had rallied to win twice all season when they trailed after eight innings.

97.1 The Ticket–08/06/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 31: Victor Martinez #41 and Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate with teammate Alex Avila #13 after scoring on the double by Ramon Santiago #39 of the Tigers during the second inning of the game against the Washington Nationals at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Complete Sweep Of Nationals With 11-1 Win

Alex Avila and Torii Hunter hit homers in a five-run second inning and the Detroit Tigers scored five more runs in the fourth inning of an 11-1 rout of the Washington Nationals on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2013

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers hits an RBI-single to drive teammate Victor Martinez #41 against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Comerica Park on July 12, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers 5, Nationals 1

Alex Avila hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning off Stephen Strasburg and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Tuesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 9:  Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers hits a sacrifice fly ball against the Cleveland Indians to drive in Prince Fielder from third base in the second inning at Comerica Park on June 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Alex Avila Activated Off 15-Day DL

The Tigers activated catcher Alex Avila (forearm) off the 15-day disabled list following Monday’s 8-3 loss at Toronto.

97.1 The Ticket–07/02/2013

DETROIT - JULY 31: Jered Weaver #36 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim yells into the Tigers dugout after being throw out of the game by homeplate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt for throwing a pitch close to Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers after Carlos Guillen #9 solo homerun to right field at Comerica Park on July 31, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jered Weaver Faces Tigers For First Time Since ‘The Incident’

“That’s a hot tamale,” Torii Hunter said. “I remember that whole thing.”

CBS Detroit–06/27/2013

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