Xavier was down by two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning vs Tulane Sunday.
The Tigers plan to maintain Alex Avila as their starting catcher next season despite his issues with concussions and declining production since his peak season of 2011 according to a recent report.
Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home-plate collisions to guard their investments.
Tigers catcher Alex Avila began his minor-league rehab assignment Sunday with Triple-A Toledo.
It’s a done deal. The Detroit Tigers Friday announced the club has agreed to terms with catcher/designated hitter Victor Martinez on a four-year contract. The deal is reportedly worth $50 million.