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Alex Avila

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  • Justin Verlander comes within four outs of no-hitter to beat Angels

     
    Fans filing into Comerica Park on Sunday were handed a poster commemorating Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander's no-hitter in Toronto in May. Then they were nearly treated to an encore, with Verlander coming within four outs of another no-hitter in Detroit'...
  • Angels rest Vernon Wells against Tigers

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia has tried to rest his regulars at least once during the team's 10-day tour of the hot and humid Eastern time zone. Friday it was Vernon Wells' turn, with Howie Kendrick spelling the veteran in left......
  • Jered Weaver to appeal 6-game suspension; Scioscia out for 1 game

     
    Angels: Jered Weaver, as expected, received a six-game suspension and a fine for throwing at Detroit catcher Alex Avila. The Angels ace has decided to appeal. Manager Mike Scioscia also received a one-game suspension....
  • Bill Plaschke: Jered Weaver was wrong

     
    Jered Weaver made a mistake in throwing the purpose pitch against Detroit, says Bill Plaschke....
  • Angels: Jered Weaver to drop appeal of six-game suspension

     
    One night after saying he planned to go through with an appeal of his six-game suspension for throwing over the head of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila last Sunday, Angels ace Jered Weaver has changed his mind. Weaver will drop......
  • 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...
  • Royals don't support James Shields in 5-1 loss to the Tigers

    KANSAS CITY In all likelihood, James Shields is in his final months as a member of the Royals starting rotation. Just one game on Sunday, an All-Star Break, and one-half season to go. This is the way baseball works, of course. Shields will be a free...
  • Recap: Tigers 5, Royals 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Tigers 5, Royals 1 Tigers 5, Royals 1: J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila each homered and Rick Porcello tossed seven strong innings as visiting Detroit extended its winning streak to five games. Porcello (12-5) allowed one run on...
  • Porcello looks like All-Star in Tigers' win

    The Sports Xchange By David Smale, The Sports Xchange Porcello looks like All-Star in Tigers' win KANSAS CITY, Mo.- If Rick Porcello wasn't trying to show he belonged in the MLB All-Star Game, he did a pretty good impersonation of someone who was in...
  • Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch

    C Alex Avila was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI. He stroked an RBI single off James Shields after taking a pitch just inside on a 2-2 count. "Over the last few years I've had some good battles with Shields," he said. "He's got a million different...
  • Detroit Tigers - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Detroit Tigers - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With two games down and two more to play in a battle between the first place Detroit and second place Kansas City, the Tigers have won the first two games, 16-4 and 2-1. That leaves the...