Are Hitters Hurting Themselves With This Age-Old Misstep?"It’s not an easy job, obviously, otherwise a lot more people would be doing it."
Has Alex Avila Ever Been This Hot? (It's Close)There's no hotter hitter in baseball right now than Alex Avila.
Could Avila Supplant Castellanos In Two Hole? Could He Supplant McCann At Catcher?Following the Tigers' 5-4 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night in which backup catcher Alex Avila continued to thrive at the plate, Brad Ausmus had an idea.
Tigers Want More Out Of Norris, Who Wants More Out Of Himself"I would definitely say I was pleased with the fact that I left with the lead, went six innings and gave my team a chance to win," Norris said.
Tigers Relievers Putting 'Horrendous' Month Behind ThemDating back to Sunday's win over the White Sox, Tigers relievers have gone 10.1 innings without yielding a run.
Regarding Justin Verlander, Alex Avila Wants You To Know He 'Took Him Deep Twice'Alex Avila is reuniting with Justin Verlander a year after taking him deep.
Former Tigers Catcher Alex Avila Signs With White SoxAvila (the son of Tigers general manager and vice president of baseball operations, Al) has spent his entire major league career in Detroit.
ICYMI: Alex Avila Makes Diving Catch Into The Stands [VIDEO]Avila made the day's most spectacular defensive play, diving into the crowd far down the right-field line to retire Russell Martin in the fourth inning.
WATCH: Alex Avila Makes Incredible Diving Catch Into Stands In Debut At First BaseOn Saturday, catcher Alex Avila -- fresh off the disabled list -- was asked to make his major league debut at first base.
Should James McCann Remain The Tigers' Starting Catcher With Avila Coming Back?Avila is hitting .200 in 22 games this season, he batted .218 in 2014, and .227 in 2013.
Avila Meeting Up With Mud Hens For Rehab Stint"James McCann's done an excellent job ... but experience is huge when it comes to that position," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Thursday.
Victor Martinez, Alex Avila Both Back To Baseball ActivitiesThe Tigers are currently on a five-game losing streak. With a 28-25 record, Detroit is third in its division, 3.5 games out of first place.