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Alex Avila

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  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...
  • Delmon Young back in lineup for Tigers in Game 2

     
    Delmon Young was activated by the Detroit Tigers on Monday, and the American League division series hero will be in left field and batting third in Game 2 of the AL championship series against the Texas Rangers at the Ballpark in Arlington....
  • Angels purge continues: Abe Flores out as player development director

     
    Last one out of the Angels' front office, turn out the lights. That's how things are beginning to look for the team, which continued its front-office purge by not renewing the contract of player development director Abe Flores, a major......
  • Rain threatens ALCS game between Tigers and Rangers ... again

     
    A steady drizzle has been falling in Detroit all afternoon, and the rain is expected to delay and possibly postpone Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Tigers and Texas Rangers....
  • PHILLIES FILES: 3 Phils up for Gold Gloves, including Polly who spoke about his position change

     
    No more wondering when the Gold Glove winners will be announced. ESPN2 will televise the first-ever Rawlings Gold Glove Awards show at 10 tonight. The one-hour telecast, hosted by Karl Ravech, John Kruk and Barry Larkin, will feature the announcement........
  • Prince Fielder agrees to deal with Detroit Tigers

     
    The Associated Press is reporting that free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder has agreed to a nine-year, $214-million deal with the Detroit Tigers....
  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 11/17/2014 MLB Note - Oakland Athletics Hassan, Alex OF/1B Alex Hassan was claimed off waivers by the A's from the Red Sox on Nov. 17. Hassan, 26, hit .287/.378/.426 with eight homers and 55 RBIs in 114 games for Triple-A Pawtucket...
  • Tigers pick up 2015 option on Alex Avila for $5.4M

    Signs continue to point toward Alex Avila returning as the Detroit Tigers' starting catcher next spring. The team exercised its $5.4-million 2015 club option on him Monday morning. They had until Thursday to accept or reject the offer. If rejected, Avila...
  • MLB roundup: Marlins, Stanton agree on record deal

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Marlins, Stanton agree on record deal All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton and the Miami Marlins finalized the richest contract in professional sports history on Monday, and the 13-year, $325 million deal gives the 25-...
  • Tigers exercise option on C Avila

    The Sports Xchange Tigers exercise option on C Avila The Detroit Tigers on Monday exercised their 2015 option on catcher Alex Avila. Avila, 27, will earn $5.4 million next season. He batted .218 in 127 games in 2014 with 11 home runs. His average...
  • Expect Soria, Avila to be back with Tigers next season

    The playoffs were still going on the Tigers had been eliminated the previous week, in three-and-out fashion but the media and fans wanted answers. When Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski held his end-of-the-season news conference Oct....