Avila Delivers In 9th, Cubs Top Pirates Despite Cole's GemOn a tough night for hitters in both lineups, Alex Avila didn't need to hit the ball hard to get the Cubs on the board.
Mounting Injuries Can Mess Up Your Fantasy Baseball Team Down The StretchIt seems like every day in MLB some key player is going on the DL. You can't let these injuries affect your fantasy baseball roster.
Avila Homers As Cubs Top Nationals 7-4"It felt really good," said Avila, who was acquired on Monday to back up Contreras. "I glad to get it over with and out of the way."
Trade Finalized: Tigers Get Two Of Cubs Top Prospects For Wilson, AvilaThe consensus on Candelario is that he's close to contributing at the major-league level.
Reports: Tigers Trading Justin Wilson, Alex Avila To Cubs For 2 ProspectsAlex Avila and Justin Wilson will be traded to the Cubs according to reports.
Alex Avila Unfazed By 'Extremely Unique' Situation With His Dad A father is in the strange position of trying to pawn off his son.
Tigers Continue To Talk Verlander, Avila With CubsThe Cubs had a scout in attendance for Verlander's start versus the Royals on Monday night.
Report: Cubs Inquire About Verlander, AvilaJon Morosi of MLB Network tweeted on Monday night that the reigning World Series champions are interested in both Verlander and catcher Alex Avila.
Tigers Change Course With McCann, Who's Headed For ToledoThe Tigers have made a slight change of plans.
In Saturday's Start, Zimmermann Finds Roadmap To Revival
How Are Tigers Stacking Up In All-Star Game Voting?For the Tigers, this year's All-Star Game is shaping up a lot like last year's.
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."