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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 15:  Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers checks his mask during the eight inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on June 15, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 4-3.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers’ Avila Remains Sidelined With Dizziness; McCann To Start

Rookie catcher James McCann will start in Avila’s place as Detroit begins a crucial three-game series against the Royals, who were a half-game back in the AL Central.

97.1 The Ticket–09/19/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 15: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates teammate Miguel Cabrera #24 on scoring a run against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on September 15, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Hunter, Cabrera Homer In 9th To Save Bullpen, Tigers Beat Twins 8-6

The Tigers lost a 6-0 lead, but after Joe Mauer’s second two-run single tied the game for the Twins in the eighth inning, Hunter hit the first pitch of the ninth from Casey Fien into the bullpen behind left-center field.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 14: Jonathan Papelbon #58 of the Philadelphia Phillies argues with umpire Joe West #22 after Papelbon was ejected from the game after making an obscene gesture while leaving the field after the final out in the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins in a game at Citizens Bank Park on September 14, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 5-4. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Phillies’ Papelbon Ejected, Fined, Suspended For Gesture Toward Crowd [VIDEO]

As he walked off the field after finally ending a rough inning, Pabelbon gave a silent message to critical Phillies fans in a suggestive way, or so the MLB believes.

97.1 The Ticket–09/15/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 13:  Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers and catcher Yan Gomes #10 of the Cleveland Indians watch Avila's two-run home run in the eighth inning that give the Tigers a 5-4 lead at Comerica Park on September 13, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Avila’s Two-Run Bomb In 8th Lifts Tigers Over Indians, 5-4

Avila sent a full-count pitch from reliever Bryan Shaw into the right-field stands for his 11th home run and helped the Tigers retain first place in the AL Central.

97.1 The Ticket–09/13/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 12: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run against the Cleveland Indians with Miguel Cabrera #24 during the fourth inning at Comerica Park on September 12, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

J.D. Martinez, Price Lead Tigers Over Indians 7-2

The Tigers are neck and neck with Kansas City atop the AL Central, and if they win the division they can thank Martinez, who has 21 home runs.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 8: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers drives in a run with an infield single in the third inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Tigers Close Gap To One Game With 9-5 Win Over Royals

The Tigers six-run third featured Victor Martinez’s infield RBI single, run-scoring doubles by Don Kelly and Alex Avila, a two-run double by Castellanos and Hunter’s run-scoring single.

97.1 The Ticket–09/08/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 30:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Tigers Win Game Two, 8-4, To Salvage Doubleheader Split

The Tigers put it away with three runs in the ninth, as J.D. Martinez hit a sacrifice fly and Alex Avila and Don Kelly added RBI singles.

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2014

Minnesota Twins v Detroit Tigers

Tigers 1B Cabrera Leaves In 4th Inning

Cabrera, playing in the second game of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader, pulled up lame after being thrown out at first.

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 06: Justin Miller #60 of the Detroit Tigers throws a ninth inning pitch while playing the Houston Astros at Comerica Park on May 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers Promote Kyle Ryan, Designate Justin Miller

Ryan will start the nightcap of the doubleheader and make his major league debut.

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 30: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after the two-run home run by Adam Dunn #44 of the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

White Sox Get To Scherzer As Tigers Fall, 6-3, In Doubleheader Game One

After the Tigers tagged Sale for three runs in the first inning, the White Sox countered with six-straight off of Max Scherzer.

97.1 The Ticket–08/30/2014

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