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