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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....
  • Tigers' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

    Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera will be sidelined with a left calf injury for at least six weeks after the Tigers placed the AL batting leader on the disabled list for the first time in his career. The two-time AL MVP pulled up while breaking for second...
  • Tigers score early and often in 8-3 win over Blue Jays

    Alex Avila made up for the loss of Miguel Cabrera at first base. J.D. Martinez, James McCann and Ian Kinsler helped lead an offense that will play the next six weeks without its best player. The Tigers scored four runs in the first off knuckleballer R.A....
  • Tigers' Ausmus: Losing Miguel Cabrera is 'huge blow'

    Miguel Cabrera went on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his career and is expected to miss six weeks with a Grade 3 left calf strain. A Grade 3 strain is the most severe, a near or complete rupture of the muscle. Cabrera, 32, suffered the...
  • Sanchez dazzles, Cabrera hobbled as Tigers hold off Blue Jays, 8-6

    DETROIT The good news for the Tigers was Anibal Sanchez flirted with a no-hitter into the eighth inning. He had been on this stage nearly nine years ago with the Florida Marlins, and it was the third time since 2009 he had taken a game into the eighth...
  • Tigers designate Chamberlain, Gorzelanny for assignment, call up Avila

    The Detroit Tigers Friday made a slew of roster moves, including reinstating catcher Alex Avila from the disabled list and designating for assignment struggling relievers Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny. After one appearance with Triple-A Toledo,...